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Higgs Beach

Old Town Key West, Key West, FL
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“nice beach” (51 reviews)
“aids memorial” (12 reviews)
Old Town Key West, Key West, FL
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As many know the keys are full of rock and coral beaches. Very painful. This beach was sandy. I went out quite a distance and it is all soft and sandy. Place to change, food available. We plan on returning tonight to watch the sunset.

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice beach, not the best in Florida, but clean. Lots to do around the area. The old fort is a garden club, but wasn't open at he time due to damage from Irma. There is an AIDS memorial nearby. Rental equipment, pretty much everything you...More

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The city of Key West is really nice and clean but the beaches down here aren't nice and this one is the worst. We took a taxi from the port and every since we walked in smells like trash and toilet, there is no space...More

Thank Pablo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the beach one day and had a great time. We were able to rent a chair and umbrella at a low cost. We were able to walk all the way down to the pier. Very clean beach but very rocky trying to get...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several entrances/ladders to the water from the pier. The shallow water was full of sea weed.

Thank CringeeMom
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Place to run, swim, throw a football, build sand castles, and just sit and relax. Easy parking and close to town.

Thank John M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited for the afternoon. It is a nice sized beach, it was not too crowded. We were able to rent 2 chairs and an umbrella for only $20! The beach is a bit rocky in parts and is hard to walk on as you...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Had a nice visit to Higgs beach. Sand was nice away from water. Very rocky along waters edge so be careful. Very soft once you get off shore. $20 to rent 2 chairs and umbrella. Nice restaurant nearby.

Thank golffore2001
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Beautiful water color here. I highly recommend it ! Can't wait to go back ! I didn't think this beach was going to be that nice , but I really liked it.

Thank Adriana O
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Not my type of beach as I like clean and clear with manicured sand. So...I would not go to this beach again. Good if you just want to cool off and see some fish.

Thank Park-Cav
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6 August 2017|
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Response from ColoFireGuy | Reviewed this property |
Yes on Higgs for sure, I do not remember about Smathers.
Scott W
3 June 2017|
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Response from Screwball | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I'm not quite sure. Sorry
25 May 2017|
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Response from SherriMR | Reviewed this property |
Jut a tip the beach at Fort Zach State Park is closer..... and it is a lovely beach with picnic tables and some natural shade available under the giant pine trees.