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Great beach

Walked a couple miles on the beach. Weather was cooler so we didn’t swim. We liked the porch... read more

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carriec560
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Oviedo, Florida
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Beach

Very nice sugar sand great breakers pier was huge nice beach restaurants so close good picnic spot.!

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

My family love this beach because it is just the right size. not too big & not too small. There is a great pier & pavillion too.

1  Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

I had high expectations for this beach vacation. We stayed on Tybee at one of the local beach hotels so we were within walking distance and did not have to deal with parking. The first night we arrived we went to the pier area and watched the amazing fireworks. I have never been so close to fireworks before and it was incredible to view them from the beach. However the crowds were overwhelming. To cross the sand dune bridges were ridiculous, the individuals were drunk, smoking, and rude. We waited near the water for the crowds to clear before heading to hotel. The next day (july 4th) we headed to the beach for the day. My boys (10, 12) loved the waves and boogie boarding. However, I found it difficult to explain to them all the beer bongs, smoking, and funny cigarettes going on around us. I understand it was a holiday and you will get all types but this is not a family beach! The only positives were the pier for food/drinks and the ample chair rentals. We visited North Beach one morning and found it a lot less crowded but no real waves. So if you are a young family you may want to try North Beach instead of the pier area.

1  Thank swtont
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We visited Tybee for the first time in several years, and were surprised and really disappointed at how little has been done to improve the beach.
There is only one covered swing on the entire beach for seniors to sit in the shade. There is not one shower on the entire beach where one can shower off the salt water.
The beach was dirty and trashy, and looked like a place which was not kept up at all. Parking meters exist on every street, with pricey parking fees. Obviously, none of the parking income goes to improve the beach.
The main strand, if you can call it that at all, it's only a block or so long, is run down and sleazy looking. All the shops are nothing more than tourist traps.
The crab restaurant most advertised had no air conditioning and the food was of such poor quality, as well as being over-priced, that we tossed over half of it away, and had to order food at another restaurant in Savannah.
We have visited many beaches along the Atlantic coast, and Tybee is hands down, the worst that we have ever visited.

3  Thank BeauregardLee
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Beach, beach, and more beach! Great place for finding sea shells, and seeing marine life. Traffic and parking are a nightmare, but even with parking at capacity the beach is not crowed. Take your kids and see a horseshoe crab, sea snails (several species),hermit crabs, and more.

Thank Cathrine N
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

If you are going to Savannah, a recommended day trip would be to Tybee Island or "Savannah Beach" - great atmosphere and nice local beach. Ate at "Huckapoos" local pizza joint, huge portions and highly recommend the food.

Thank JohnDPToronto
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