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Gulfside City Park Beach

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Address: Sanibel Island, FL

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Great parking, Great Beach

We came across this completely by accident. It is absolutely worth the visit (if for nothing else but for a happy "find")

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this completely by accident. It is absolutely worth the visit (if for nothing else but for a happy "find")

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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this beach by taking a bike ride and exploring. It is located off of Algiers Lane which turns into an unpaved road as it nears the beach. You must pay to park (machine at location) or use a pass purchased on island. Clean rest roomss and a single covered picnic table.

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We are staying at a condo near this beach. It's about the same as the other beaches on Sanibel. It's not very big, but you can walk past this beach on either side. Just remember that the parking for beaches on Sanibel have gone up to $4 per hour. They have parking police and if you get caught past the... More 

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Thank Amy C
Tice, Florida
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Bike paths lead to this beach, they have bike racks; also parking for up to 40 or so cars, at $4/hour...They also have BBQ grills, great place for picnic. Conveniently located

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North Port, Florida
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a nice beach, down a little road. There are a lot of shells of various kinds to be found. This beach offers a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. I hope to return some time soon again

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Thank Gina C
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nothing exceptional about this beach. Best part is that it is located on Sanibel Island. It was nice to see but didn't have the same feel as other parts of the island. Can't put my finger on it.

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Thank Lars0718
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place, not overun with people this time of year. Really a laid back community. You can tell it is a older community but with updates

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This park not only has a great beach, but also beautiful grounds for picnics. There are multiple ramps to the beach with easy access for all. Great views from the beach and not as crowded as some of the others, even in the off season. You could literally spend the entire day!

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I went for a day trip, drove an hour and 45 minutes from Siesta Key got there early, the beach is not crowded. We enjoyed our little trip minus the nasty beach gnats bites I've had so please, please bring bug spray (also anti-itch cream!)

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Thank 4dventur30820
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Sanibel was very nice, quiet relaxing beaches. However, if you don't have a lot of money to spend, not enjoyable. Cause you need lots of money to do anything, even just spending a lil time on the beach.

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