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Take the moment to enjoy

A must do! We so enjoyed riding and pulling over to enjoy the water and views. Found some... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Beaufort, South Carolina

Join the islanders at sunset here on the inbound side of the road. Its relaxing and colorful with... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Fort Pierce, Florida
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6 Aug 2018
“Take the moment to enjoy”
26 Apr 2018
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Sanibel Island, FL
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 January 2014

On your way to Sanibel Island there are several small islands on the causeway that you may stop and enjoy the beach, or picnic or swim. They are free. We stopped and had the beach mainly to ourselves and my daughter swam, built sand castles,...More

10  Thank jreed37
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Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

I hate all the tolls in Florida. I'm from Ohio and I'm never prepared to pay for them while on vacation. I was thinking $6 was kinda steep! But in the end, it was probably worth it. I was wondering where does all the money...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A must do! We so enjoyed riding and pulling over to enjoy the water and views. Found some beautiful shells. Enjoys those fun relaxing moments.

Thank CYMattie
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I love leaning palm trees so for me this was a no brainer - stop! You can picnic here and even fish. A great location and introduction to the Island. I would recommend going on the Island more though as this is just a taste.

1  Thank AmyK2
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Join the islanders at sunset here on the inbound side of the road. Its relaxing and colorful with trees shading the people and outlining your photos!

Thank dlretch16
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Many reviewers have it wrong: the Great Calusa Blueway is an amazing kayak route in Southwest Florida, and it has nothing to do with the Sanibel causeway!!! For those among us who are paddlers, the Great Calusa Blueway is a real gem! It gives you...More

1  Thank desjardinsanne
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Great Calusa Blueway is NOT the Sanibel Causeway. That is the road that takes you into Sanibel. The Great Calusa Blueway is the waterborne route to take up and down the Gulf Coast from barrier island of the coast of Bonita Springs up to...More

4  Thank RagsKP94
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The bridge hops a few small pieces of land where you can stop and picnic, fish, or relax. The toll is only on the lanes headed to the island and it costs 5 dollars to cross it with a two axle vehicle. It's pretty but...More

Thank dwmillerde
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This beach is not Bowman's but many locals come here to watch the sunset, no paid parking here. Can be a bit rocky to walk in the water, but if you just want to get your feet wet not bad at all.

1  Thank Frederick O
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Although we did really enjoy the scenic drive, it was costly to go onto the island then pay the parking at the beaches which were sort of difficult to navigate for a first time explorer. We did find some nice shells. The water was mucky...More

1  Thank Traveling_addiction
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is the most beautiful drive and it rivals the 7 Mile bridge to the Florida,Keys. You can stop along the way and simply pull off the road to enjoy the scenery, fish or have a picnic.

Thank l0nepalm
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We wanted to go kayaking on the blueway, but were really disappointed when we finally got there. There didn't seem to be anything to see, except the mangroves you can see from shore. The marina we stopped at for information, that was listed on the...More

Thank businesstraveler05
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28 February 2015|
Response from colten99 |
Yes, Gulfside City Park Beach has lots of shells is very conductive to swimming and lots of space and not very visited