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Sombrero Beach

Marathon, FL 33050
+1 305-743-0033
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Beautiful sunset!

This was a small buy lovely beach in Marathon. We were even able to watch manatees swim by the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tammy_5555
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Windsor, Canada
One of the best beaches on the keys

Free parking, right next to the beautiful beach. You can walk around the corner and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
reistgraag
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Rotterdam
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (298 reviews)
“public beach” (103 reviews)
“picnic tables” (113 reviews)
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Marathon, FL 33050
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a small buy lovely beach in Marathon. We were even able to watch manatees swim by the coral. The beach was clean and had great amenities. Nothing can beat the sunset!

Thank Tammy_5555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free parking, right next to the beautiful beach. You can walk around the corner and enjoy the different landscape views..

Thank reistgraag
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you want a traditional beach, this is the best one in the keys! There is limited space, but it is a traditional beach!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Beach has limited shade and lots of sea grass in the water. Also saw signs that warned of Portuguese Man of War. I went for a long swim and did not see any but was a bit worried about getting stung. It was nice for...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Hurricane Irma is on the way so that might account for the lack of people. Nice stretch of beach, water was warm, a lot of seaweed. Some shade, restrooms close, picnic tables, and playground area. Lovely breeze coming off the water. Spent the entire day...More

Thank LibbyBuche
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is on Marathon and not far from our motel. Make sure you wear sunscreen. Had a great time!! Wear water shoes for walking on the reef and plants...

Thank Earl W
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We rode bikes to the beach from our resort in Marathon, swam, bought ice cream from an ice cream truck, and felt like kids again. A perfect family beach.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Beaitiful beach and very kid friendly. The water is clear and has restrooms and places to change. I would recommend this beach

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The beach is very pretty and the sand is soft. It was a little crowded but we easily found room to swim. There was a warning about jellyfish...and I had a close encounter with one. Be careful swimming. This beach is also free and easy...More

Thank Scarlett D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stopped here for the kids to swim and snorkel on our way to Key West. There wasn't much room or beach area and there was a lot of seaweed so we didn't stay. We continued driving.

1  Thank miss1397
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Carolina Z
11 June 2017|
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Response from Jane J | Reviewed this property |
No. There are no docks. There are several areas along the coast, close to Sombrero beach where you can dock, but not on the beach itself.
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Michael C
30 May 2017|
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Response from Janice Y | Reviewed this property |
they are mild. I would not go out in evenings or nights without a repellent. the city does spray by plane however the skeeters are still around
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