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Turner Beach

Captiva Dr., FL
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Beat shelling on Sanibel early morning

You must check the local tide charts, then head out early morning when the tide goes out. We went... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kimmy35
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Don't miss this awesome beach!

This beach is very close to Bowman's Beach. Bowman's is on Sanibel Island and Turners Beach is on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beachlover1425
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North Haledon, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You must check the local tide charts, then head out early morning when the tide goes out. We went to the beach about 6:30 am with our bags and metal scooper on a pole. There was only another expert sheller on the beach at that...More

Thank kimmy35
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is very close to Bowman's Beach. Bowman's is on Sanibel Island and Turners Beach is on Captiva. Didn't expect such a nice beach since I didn't see it on any of my maps. Spent hours here, bending over collecting seashells with a number...More

Thank Beachlover1425
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great beach day which included a beautiful beach, great shelling, and any amazing SUNSET!! Wasnt too busy as there is a small paid parking lot. Bathrooms are available in the lot. Also had a bonus of dolphins swimming out about 50yds off shore.

Thank Nanagu11
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This beach is beautiful and clean. Great opportunity to view the awesome sunsets that are mesmerizing! The shelling is best at low tide. Pair the two together and what a fun way to end the day.

Thank cindy m
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a community beach open to the public. There is no fee for the park but parking a car does have a fee. The minimum is one hour for $4. Be aware that the lot is very small and parking is difficult. There are...More

Thank dese2
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The only downside to this area is finding parking, due to the small lot. We drove around Captiva and had lunch after not finding a spot. When we came back, we got right in. Parking is $4/hr, just like anywhere on Sanibel. The water is...More

1  Thank Jaime M
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 days at this particular beach and didn't leave empty handed or even close. My husband collected over 100 conch shells in a few hours. The beach wasn't crowded at all and the sunset view was amazing! Shelling will only improve as they...More

2  Thank MissouriMamaof3
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Turner Beach is a paid beach on the Captiva side of the island. We paid only for an hour ($4) and it was PLENTY of time to sea shell hunt in the hot sunshine with a four year old! Of course, my mother and I...More

3  Thank shellakers
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

I checked all beaches on Sanibel and Captiva and my opinion is that Turner's is the best location to take picture of the sunset in May. Parking is limited so you need to get there before the crowd.

Thank SunseekersMN
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a must see. I always stop when I vacation in Florida. There is nothing like it anywhere. Small parking lot so you do not have a large crowd. It feels like it is your own private beach area. There is nothing else like...More

Thank Deb G
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