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Venice Municipal Beach

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Address: Venice, FL
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I have been a Floridian for 30+ years, living in the Fort Lauderdale area. The east coast beaches are "ok", but tend to be narrow and overcrowded. I happen to LOVE the west... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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fort lauderdale, fl
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fort lauderdale, fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been a Floridian for 30+ years, living in the Fort Lauderdale area. The east coast beaches are "ok", but tend to be narrow and overcrowded. I happen to LOVE the west coast beaches and Venice Beach is no exception. Straight down Venice Avenue to the Gulf, there is FREE parking to the right or to the left. There... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very walkable beach with gorgeous sunsets. Enjoy dinner at Sharky's but make sure you have reservations ahead of time. The beach has a wonderful Pier that many fish from and the water is a light turquoise colour. Quieter than some other beaches...a real beautiful place for an evening picnic dinner.

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Southwick, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very beautiful beach. Not a soft sand as others but walkable. Lots of shells to look for. Very nice gift shop, rest rooms and gazabbo. Picturesque

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They have Gentle Yoga on the beach every morning at 9am and it's absolutely delightful. Just bring your towel and a few dollars for the donation basket. Most everyone wears yoga pants or comfy shorts and a t-shirt. Class is a half hour. I was there for a 10 day stay and had several different instructors and all of them... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I happened to have been staying about a block and half away from this beautiful beach. It may not be rated as high as Siesta Key Beach but it beats it by being a great place to just lay there soaking up the sun while listening to music and reading a good book. I went every day and it didn't... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely sunset views! not ideal for children not suitable for paddling beach seems to drop away at waters edge.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice beach with good sand, a snack bar area for lunch or a short walk to downtown for food & shopping. Good location.

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Prescott, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Venice Beach during the week is quiet and relaxing As a Canadian it was refreshing to take a dip in the Ocean - a great refuge from our snowy winter Great change and shower facility

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is beautiful and much less crowded than that found at Siesta Key. It is flat enough to allow comfortable walking. We've seen dauphins, beautiful birds and even a manatee from time to time.

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St Charles,Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to read by the ocean and we're delighted to find good parking until we realized there was a reason for that .....red tide was causing enough irritation that we began coughing before we unloaded the chairs and umbrella. We will try again another day!

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