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“A Jewel”
Review of Venice Beach

Venice Beach
Ranked #3 of 59 things to do in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
florida
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A Jewel”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

What a pretty beach, and almost in the middle of town. We didn't get a chance to swim as time was short and it was early evening, but we walked and watched a group of people clamming. Hope we have another chance to visit this nice beach.

Visited July 2013
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Kinsman, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“clean”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

nice beach, just wish they kept the beach cleaner. the farther you walk toward the jettys the dirtier it gets. it needs a good raking with a tractor.

Visited September 2013
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Vaughan, Ontario
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Expected better”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

We thought we'd check other beaches for next vacation so we drove from Sarasota along S Tamiami Tr. through to Venice. We checked everything in between and when in Venice all we thought was to get back to Lido Key. We checked the beaches, walked on the pier where one of the people fishing said there was a small shark right there, not far from people in the water! The water along the shore seemed deeper than it was a hundred feet out, lots of dark clouds in the water that were schools of fish. There were no lifeguard stations. Did not inspire us to vacation there. Cannot see small children safely on that shore. Over-cautious on the safe side.

Visited August 2013
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“nice amenities beach good for older children and up”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

This beach was very nice. The pavilion had clean bathrooms and a nice big sand shower and the boardwalks to get on the beach were well placed. Plenty of parking. It is a steep beach so it might be hard for toddlers and young children unfamiliar with the beach.

Visited July 2013
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Avon Park, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice view!”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Loved the beach! Water was the perfect temperature. We stayed until sunset! We saw two manarays swimming around the shoreline!

Visited September 2013
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