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“Smathers Beach”
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Smathers Beach
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$107.42*
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Key West Island Helicopter Tour
Ranked #35 of 180 things to do in Key West
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Owner description: A pretty public beach; several vendors rent water sports gear and beach chairs.
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Best looking sand in Key West, but I had no interest in getting in the water here. The beach is long and pretty wide, but it also is not natural (the sand is brought in). Use this beach for playing in the sand, relaxing, sunbathing, or strolling.

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We went on a Sunday and there was plenty of free parking along the beach. It is beautiful however this beach is on a mudflat so when you go in the water there is seaweed and mud that sinks to your ankles in some places. We liked the beach at Fort Taylor better, but you have to pay to enter the park.

Thank Jett248
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

My only complaint here are the Bathrooms which are TERRIBLE. But the Beach is wonderful!! Easy to park at as well with plenty of beach vendors to hook you up if you need anything.

Thank KEYVACA
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Key West is not a beach destination however this is an acceptable beach. Beach was clean(they remove seaweed frequently) and the sand was soft. We parked our beach chairs under a few palm trees and were content.

Thank lunachick73
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Without a doubt Smathers is the best beach in Key West. My wife and I make it a point to get there several times each time we go. We have gone to the other public beaches several other times due to their proximity to where we were staying but have been disappointed each time.

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