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Beach without a lot of Bodies

Enjoyed this secluded beach area with hubby and our Floridian friends. The beach has a public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Delsia M
Birmingham, Alabama
via mobile
Small, quiet beach, beautiful sand.

We love Mexico Beach because it's pretty quiet and has beautiful sand. The water isn't as pretty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristie A
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4000 Highway 98, Mexico Beach, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed this secluded beach area with hubby and our Floridian friends. The beach has a public restroom house. Take pics by the big chair, watch the boats sail out to the gulf, take pics, relax or fish. O noise but what you make and no...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Mexico Beach because it's pretty quiet and has beautiful sand. The water isn't as pretty (or deep) as Panama City Beach, but the tradeoff is worth it if you want more peace and quiet.

1  Thank Kristie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want excitement, condos and night life then this is NOT the beach for you. But if you want peace and quiet and relaxing on uncrowded beaches then you have found your place. Not a large selection of places to eat and no fancy...More

1  Thank Dan Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The white sandy beach was just like white sugar. It was a great beach to walk on during the morning hours from where we stayed at the Gulf View Motel all the way to the Mexico Beach pier.

1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beaches, good restaurants and plentiful places to stay. Particularly enjoyed watching the Dolphins play just off shore.

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Mexico Beach. White sand, clear water and an occasional dolphin sighting. What more can you ask for????

1  Thank anna57540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much of the beach is not developed. Walking paths directing to the beach, just pull your car over. White sand and blue water. Not overloaded with tourists. Will go again.

1  Thank Cherie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a family. Not much to do but lay on the beach and watch the seagulls. The sunset is fantastic. We enjoyed ourselves.

1  Thank hd452016
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I almost hate to review this beach, I don’t want too many people to visit and spoil the peacefulness of it! So flat and clean, with plenty of places to park your chairs and just enjoy the waves. The water is clean, and the city...More

5  Thank LisaSCovington_OH
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We were on 101 35th street rented thru AirBNB loved the location “dead end street” and the cottage was great. We would like to return very soon. Love the area.

1  Thank Dennis R
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Katrina B
8 August 2018|
Response from Klep K |
Waves are low ones, and later this summer the gulf will go flat if there is no hurricane
7 August 2018|
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Response from Tammy J | Reviewed this property |
You get there by boat from Panama City. There are shuttle that the you over.
Marcia L
27 February 2018|
Response from Melody S | Reviewed this property |
It’s always going to be Shell Island.