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Gulfside City Park Beach

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great beach to chill

Used this beach a lot over the years..only 4 rating as parking is now $5 per hr- like all things in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Beautiful Beach

We've been to Sanibel many times but this was our 1st time at Gulfside City Park Beach. Came upon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lizz T
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Sanibel Island, FL
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Used this beach a lot over the years..only 4 rating as parking is now $5 per hr- like all things in life guess it's all got to go up.. Beach is great, you can sit or walk for miles we do both and you can...More

Thank glassmen007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Sanibel many times but this was our 1st time at Gulfside City Park Beach. Came upon it while biking and decided to stop. So glad we did. Beautiful beach with lots of birds and shells but not a lot of people! Took...More

1  Thank Lizz T
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We always go to Gulfside City Beach. There is a lot of parking and they have showers and restrooms that are convenient. The beach usually isn't too crowded and there are not too many waves (but enough for fun).

1  Thank WtrSprite
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We spent about two weeks in a condo on the beach. The island is beautiful and it is designed for older (folks) tourism. Not many kids (kids, teens, college students, etc.) on the beach. It is great for collecting shells and enjoying the warm water....More

Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My wife, daughter (7 yr old) and I heard from fellow travelers at our hotel that Sanibel has the best beaches in the area so we decided to check it out. The beach at Gulfside City Park was perfect for what we were looking for...More

Thank FlyingBuffs
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I took my husband to this beach because I needed an easy place to get him on the beach. I rented a beach wheelchair for him which made it easy to get out to the beach. The beach was very clean as well as the...More

Thank lamorris46
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

While sightseeing on Sanibel Island we stopped by the Gulf Side City Beach (2001 Algiers Lane, Sanibel, FL 33957) to swim and hunt for seashells. There was ample parking on the weekday we visited. You simply swipe your credit card, choose the number of hours...More

4  Thank FrequentlyOnTheMove
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The beach is beautiful and peaceful. If you are there at the right time you can watch the dolphins playing.

1  Thank barbarawyskowski
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The public restrooms were clean. It had great parking and easy access to the beach. The beach was beautiful. There were lots of great shells. My family even caught fish.

1  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great beach at the end of the island right near the lighthouse. Lots of shells to pick up too. You still have to pay for parking like all the beaches on the island but this one has a great view of the...More

3  Thank fizzy1991
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