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Little Gem

I loved this beach. It was red tide when we were there but it is gorgeous, less crowded and close... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wheeling, West Virginia
Scenic nice sand

Bit of a drive but worth it for the ultra white sand. Large beach lots of room with good parking... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
richard s
Bradenton, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved this beach. It was red tide when we were there but it is gorgeous, less crowded and close to some cute restaurants.

Thank kristinsloan28
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bit of a drive but worth it for the ultra white sand. Large beach lots of room with good parking. Red Tide has hopefully moved north.

Thank richard s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wait until the red tide passes if the beach is your thing. Still beautiful, still lots of good restaurants and shopping, but right now, the beach is unpleasant.

Thank Benspapa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Turtle Beach. I have been there many times. Away from the crowds of the main beach. Beautiful sand and water.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turtle Beach is darker sand, not the White fluffy sand which makes it hotter and harder to walk on. Most days Turtle Beach is on a slope. There is a public beach access with parking and restrooms. You can also walk clear down to Casey...More

Thank fucyou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off at Turtle Beach after breakfast one morning. We just so happened upon it as we were driving around one morning and loved the views! we actually went back to the condo, changed and came back for the day!

Thank سفيان م
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The entire southwest coastline is experiencing the worst red tide in history. Red tide is EXTREME on Turtle Beach, whereas on Siesta Beach, just a couple of miles north, the bulldozers clean up the dead sea creatures on a daily basis. I was on both...More

2  Thank FamilyFunThingsToDo
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

... if you are going in summer check in advance for red tide. It’s a toxic algae bloom that kills marine life which wash ashore and the putrid smell fills the air. Check with Florida Fish and wildlife commission website before traveling. Otherwise it’s a...More

2  Thank TravelForWork2K
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Imagine going to Orlando and all the theme parks are shut down. Or, picture yourself visiting New York City only to be told Manhattan is off limits. This is Siesta Key. The beaches are shut down over this issue with no end in sight. Red...More

4  Thank MarkR18974
Reviewed July 26, 2018

nice beach -kayak and paddleboard rentals across the street which is great for doing something more then just sunning!

Thank Michele S
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March 13, 2018|
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Response from Callie646 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any while we were there either.
October 8, 2017|
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Response from kathy c | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so I don't remember seeing any dogs on the beach
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
Take Clark Road (Rt 72) West to Stikney Bridge over to Siesta Key. Once over and to the "T" in the road, go LEFT. Travel on Midnight Pass Rd (South) for @2 miles or so and Turtle Beach will be on the Right. IF you go past... More