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Best beach on the Island

We were staying at the Marriott so had to drive over to Sanibel for the beach. We can say hands... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JBretteD
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Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
Beautiful

Such a nice beach you do shelling, swimming, sunbathing and walking. Near the big parking lot you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeannettev217
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying at the Marriott so had to drive over to Sanibel for the beach. We can say hands down this is by far the best of the public beaches. You do have to pay to park, but that is everywhere so does not really matter.

Thank JBretteD
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a nice beach you do shelling, swimming, sunbathing and walking. Near the big parking lot you find restrooms, a playground, pick nick areas and walking paths to the beach.

Thank Jeannettev217
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an 8 mile beach run yesterday. Bowman’s Beach was in pristine condition. It amazes me that it was so clean after the struggles with red tide this year.

Thank monicaoY8852NZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome beach, if you have any mobility issues this access may not be ideal. Public parking at $5 per hour credit card only and is safe and secure. Walk to the beach is very cool through some wooded are and over a canal before hitting the dune. good restrooms and shower with changing areas.

Thank dpapman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early in the day. Empty and beautiful.
Car parking $2 per hour, but same all over the Island
Great facilities changing and rest rooms

Thank Ukrwil1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and unspoilt, a great place to walk or swim, lots of shells to collect, good facilities at the car park.

Thank CaptainswifeCannes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the reviews, we drove to Bowman's Beach on Sanibel Island looking for shells. In my opinion, it was not worth the trip.

Thank Stacey C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For years, everyone has been telling us that Bowman's Beach is the place to go for shelling.

Yep, they were right!!!!!!! Just be prepared for the crowds of other shell-hunters!

Thank LivinglifeinPA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach visit. Good facilities and a nice beautiful open beach with amazing views. Also a great place to walk the sandbar at low tide and look for shells. Need to pay to park.

Thank Patty L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bowman’s beach is one of the better shelling beaches. Blind Pass is probably better but Bowman’s is better for bathing etc. Good public facilities including toilets and showers etc.

Thank Bumpydog
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