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Wonderful Beach

Had a great time at Sombrero Beach. Has play area for kids and large bathrooms. Plus it’s... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennyanne B
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Canton, Georgia
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lovely beach

Second year in a row coming to Marathon. This beach was absolutley magnificiant prior to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zoeysuegirl
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South Carver, Massachusetts
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not easy to reach, but clean beach with several available picnic areas, as well as, trash receptacles. Picnic areas offered shade and picnic tables.

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great time at Sombrero Beach. Has play area for kids and large bathrooms. Plus it’s free!! Sand fleas are awful this year in the Keys so be prepared with bug spray in addition to sunscreen!

Thank Jennyanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second year in a row coming to Marathon. This beach was absolutley magnificiant prior to the hurrican last fall. The county has done lots of work to get the main bath house up and usable, and are working restructuring the last part of beach area....More

2  Thank zoeysuegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place smells very bad so we left water is dirty and trashy people hanging around. Don't waste your time. Its not a real beach anyways

Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sombrero Beach for 4th of July fireworks per locals recommendations. The fireworks display was spectacular. The beach was beautiful and the many people were friendly and no one was out of control, but all having a great time with families. Such a...More

1  Thank Kadet2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice beach! This year is a bad year for seaweed, but it was piled up nicely and we only had to step over it to get to the water. The down side- the foot shower at the entrance was not working!

1  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is a great place to take in some sun, play beach volleyball, splash in the water and then read under the shade of a palm tree. There are a few pavilions, too. Good, clean facilities. Parking is decent and it's FREE.

3  Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want beach's, stay in Miami. Otherwise, head to sombrero. Quaint little beach. Clean. Has various pavilions for picnics, etc. Nice place to spend the afternoon in the sun.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large beach for the Keys. Lots of soft sand wide open spaces. The seaweed on the main beach is a real drab and rather unpleasant. If you go down to the little cove at the end of the beach there is a...More

1  Thank bayberrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for kids to play in the water and on the playground equipment. There was quite a bit of seaweed and some of the structures are being restored, but my kids enjoyed it.

Thank carriejgooch7
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Beachbum0214
20 March 2018|
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Response from Pam G | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know. You might check with city or parks dept
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fletcherlisa50
5 February 2018|
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Response from MaryandBobontheroad | Reviewed this property |
They had very nice ones. Irma did a job on all of the beach facilities. Don’t know when things will be repaired and back to normal.
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alexandria_local
14 November 2017|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
Yes most of the beach is covered in feet of sand, they have bulldozing to clean up but have a long way to go. There is a small area open now
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