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“Perfect Place for Sunset”
Review of Bean Point

Bean Point
Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Not a good swimming beach because the riptides from having both Gulf and Bay waters meeting at this point are stronger than other parts of AMI, but come for sunset. It is not crowded (because there's basically little or no parking on this end of the island). We were staying about 4 blocks away and walked up every night, but the few parking spaces along side the road near Gladiolus Street fill up quickly, some come a little early and make sure your tires are off the roadway when you park (signs say that comes with a fine). Low key, no facilities, few people, amazing AMI sunset.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The best place to be for a sunset
The best place to be on an over populated island
The best place to be with a good book and a long hot day
The best place to be to fly a kite on a gray day and empty beach

2  Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We had a hard time finding parking but were glad we did. The views are breathtaking. Be aware, the particular path we took (Gladiolus, I believe) to the beach had lots of prickly somethings in it and it was a tough walk in flip flops.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Bean point was so pretty. We walked the beach one morning with our family and it was very peaceful and secluded. We found some pretty shells here. Parking on a side street was easy and a short walk to Bean Point.

4  Thank ntaulbee
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Fun beach to spend some time. Lots of sand and natural sand dunes, great views. There are several beach access walks if you drive to bean point. It is one of those things you want to experience on Anna Maria.

3  Thank alangarten
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