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Manasota Key Beach

8570 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood, FL 34223-9503
+1 941-493-0037
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Shark teeth, unique shells, plenty of beach AND PARKING!

We were considering Siesta Key beach because of the sand but after hearing all the woes about... read more

Reviewed today
Columbus, Ohio
Shark Teeth

This beach is not a typical beach. The sand is course and the shells are full of little sharks... read more

Reviewed yesterday
San Antonio
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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8570 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood, FL 34223-9503
+1 941-493-0037
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Reviewed today

We were considering Siesta Key beach because of the sand but after hearing all the woes about parking we settled for something much closer in Englewood. We went to Stump Pass Beach earlier in the week and loved it (we got lucky and didn't have...More

Thank TheEnglerFamily
Reviewed yesterday

This beach is not a typical beach. The sand is course and the shells are full of little sharks teeth. They are fossilized teeth that are typically black from the fossilization. It is a beautiful beach with clear water. My family has been to this...More

Thank Mantha15
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although I prefer Englewood Beach, Manasota beach has it's own charm also. During "Season" it is not as crowed & has plenty of parking. Any beach on the Key is a great place to be!!

Thank sandibeach727
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a nice beach not as deep an area of sand as some of the other area beaches , which for us was nice because we had a lot of things to carry. The water was very clear and sloped nicely There is a...More

Thank juliebix
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a nice public beach. Well taken care of. No parking fees, very clean. It is unique as you can find fossil shark teeth throughout the beach....very interesting and fun for the entire family. Come prepare with some type of strainer so you can...More

Thank CocoMiami
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been there for more than 10 years now. It is a great place for evrything, very different beaches (white sand or shelly, it is changing evry 500 yards). There are showers at the public beaches, enough parking space) It is fun to collect...More

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a pod of manatees just circling in the pass as we stood in the clear water. There are lots of shells and we found shark teeth too. Great place for the family and fishing was fun. We are going back next year.

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach was really nice and much quieter than siesta key. We panned for shark teeth and found several. The water was a tad deeper and cooler here which was great with 90 degree water temps and air temps feeling like 105 degrees. Lifeguard present...More

Thank snpkelley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place with an awesome sunsets and lots of sea shells for the kids and mom. There is good fishing in the surf or swimming,snorkeling or paddle boating. The beach is busy on weekends but not bad through the week. Several good...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw a lot of fish and even saw a few dolphins. The water was warm clean and absolutely beautiful. Will most definitely visit again

Thank Kim P
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12 June 2017|
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Response from TomJMiller | Reviewed this property |
The Tom Adams drawbridge used to access the south end beach is closed this week for upgrades. One needs to access the beach from the north end of the key through this weekend.
Frank M
15 March 2017|
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Response from charlene k | Reviewed this property |
I would go up I-75 and take the Venice, Jacaranda Exit , I believe it is 193. Go all the way on this Exit and when you reach the end turn left and head toward Englewood and at the second set of lights take the Manasota Key... More
Lisa B
7 September 2016|
Response from Randyclements | Reviewed this property |
We were on Manasota Beach last night, 1 mile N of your condo. It was uneffected by the storm. Englewood Beach, ~ 1/2 mile S looks ok from the road. I don't know specifically about the beach behind Pelican Landing. I do know... More