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Dauphin Island Public Beach

109 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3607
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Quiet and beautiful in January

We found lots of cool shells and enjoyed the cool sand under our feet. We dipped our toes in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mount Horeb
We LOVED the beach!

The sand is wonderful to stick your bare feet in. The grandkids loved collecting shells as they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Travellers talk about
“white sand” (17 reviews)
“west end” (21 reviews)
“long walk” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
109 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3607
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Reviewed yesterday

We found lots of cool shells and enjoyed the cool sand under our feet. We dipped our toes in the Gulf but you would want a wetsuit if you were going to swim!

1  Thank loribS9254DJ
Reviewed 2 days ago

The sand is wonderful to stick your bare feet in. The grandkids loved collecting shells as they washed up from the waves. Plans to return in May.

1  Thank mommydoll
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very big beach. Very clean. Must be a big hit in the summer. Regrettably, the Vista does include a few production rigs off shore.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited the island and the public beach a few times and loved it so much we decided to buy a house here! Clean soft white sand as far as the eye can see. The pier is long and well kept....More

Thank shugarshar
Reviewed 1 week ago

The West End Beach is much cleaner. The public beach allows pets and there are LOTS of them. The walk from the parking lot is pretty far!

Thank RebeccaJJR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it is a long walk out to the end. But it's also wonderful. Take your time and enjoy it. Maybe take a sketch book. You may have to wait a while if you show up at the end of the school day, because the...More

1  Thank TBeaupre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rode from the condo down to west beach. What a beautiful ride to a gorgeous beach. The water is clear and the sand sugary. Great shell hunting and saw people surf fishing so that must be profitable as well. Dauphin island is the best...More

1  Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We spend a cool afternoon here. It was only about 75 degrees out, but it was so nice to relax on the beach and watch the boats go by. There were a number of birds feeding in the water near by.. interesting to watch.

2  Thank LSGWS3
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Was on a short getaway and was taken to the island. The view from the beach was amazing. I have found my new happy place.

1  Thank Raylene J
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We went to West end and you can choose Bay or Ocean side. There were not many people on the beach at all which made for a quiet/peaceful trip. They also allow dogs on the beach (with a leash). Not a ton of shells but...More

3  Thank obxhot1
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RogerWynema C
14 July 2017|
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Response from MaryandBobontheroad | Reviewed this property |
We had a family reunion last 2 weeks of June at 4 houses along Bienville with about 50 or so folks and no one had a problem. Ages were 3 to 85.
27 June 2017|
Response from havlik m | Reviewed this property |
i think you got to pay some money like $6 to park there
6 June 2017|
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