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March 25, 2018

I love Bahia Honda. It's beautiful. HOWEVER, the whole oceanside is completely closed off due to... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Davie, Florida
Nice calm beach

Calusa is an interior beach in Bahia Honda park so has much calmer water than the ocean side of the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

All the sand on the Atlantic side has been washed away but Calusa Beach is still intact and we really enjoyed this beach, very safe especially if you have little children.

Thank mjreed6931
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The beach was the only part of Bahia Honda that was open. It was in good shape and didn't experience any damage. The rest of the park was fenced off. They had portable restrooms on site. Went snorkling and saw hog fish, snapper, barracuda and...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Very small beach and swimming area with all of the Atlantic side fenced off. Not worth the admission fee.

Thank sc0ttmcl
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

It is a wonderful beach. Ideal for families with children, since the water is shallow for a long time. They have restored the restrooms and showers and the lockers are almost complete. The Nature Center is open. HOWEVER, it costs $9 to get there. The...More

Thank Sibylle B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Cost us $9 to get in (2 people) The beach (Calusa Beach) at the end is open, but the whole Bahia Honda Beach is closed with a big fence around it. You can walk up the old Bahia Honda Railroad bridge and get some great...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I love Bahia Honda. It's beautiful. HOWEVER, the whole oceanside is completely closed off due to hurriance damage. Calusa Beach is open. It's a small beach with about 2 covered shelters and a few picnic tables. Bring a large umbrella and/or some sort of sunshelter...More

Thank rosamgarcia0775
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The staff here has done such an excellent job at getting the park up and running. The sandspur beach is still closed and we really missed walking on that part of the park. Thanks to the staff and volunteers to get such a great State...More

1  Thank Terry D
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Although much damage was received by Hurricane Irma this is still a beautiful spot if you have a respect for nature. It is a smaller beach so it can get crowded during the winter and on holiday weekends. Nice temporary restrooms are available for your...More

Thank mlee89
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Calusa is an interior beach in Bahia Honda park so has much calmer water than the ocean side of the park. Right now, only Calusa is open in the park due to extensive storm damage from hurricane Irma. Limited camping. Beach has some build up...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lot's of people go to Bahia Honda and think this is the only beach available. While Calusa is very scenic, it is also very small and most times crowded. Plan to explore the park and check out Sandspur beach as well.

Thank CrisFM7
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