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Venice Beach

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Address: 101 The Esplanade S, Venice, FL 34285
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Beautiful beach

What a beautiful beach! And only a few minutes from the historic district downtown. We stayed right across the street, at Inn at the Beach, so it was literally 4 min. walk. Wide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Kommern Germany
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Kommern Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

What a beautiful beach! And only a few minutes from the historic district downtown. We stayed right across the street, at Inn at the Beach, so it was literally 4 min. walk. Wide beach, and the water so clear. Sometimes nice waves but not always. Nice walk down to the jetty where there is a little snack bar. Also at... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of four of us came here around 11:30am on a mid-March day....peak spring break season. We had no trouble getting a parking spot in the main lot, although it was one of the last ones. The beach was crowded, but not annoyingly so. We stayed for a few hours and then went on our way. The water was... More 

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1 Thank GCwanders
Halifax
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a few hours on the beach. We were lucky enough to get parking in the parking lot. It is free! Very nice facilities - used the restrooms and changing rooms - both were clean. The beach is quiet and nice. Had a relaxing few hours in the sunshine. Would recommend this place. Even the Venice downtown was nice to... More 

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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach walked looking for shells. Found a few. Had a great day with hubby. Would go again if in the area

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Ravenna, Ohio
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70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We watched the sunset on this pretty beach. The sand is shelly. When we visited it was not very crowded. Not sure if that is the norm.

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1 Thank buckeyebear25
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to visit. Clean with an abundance of restaurants, hotels and shops. Traffic a little heavy when we visited.

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1 Thank Timothy H
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764 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped to check this beach out on a very chilly windy day. The sand is not as pretty as other SW Florida gulf beaches. There is a lot to park in and restrooms.

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1 Thank Lisa S
Venice, Florida
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been in Venice 32 years and this beach has it all beautiful beach on the gulf of mexico, free yoga every morning, drum circle once a week at sunset and yes the most magnificent sunsets what else could you ask for🌴🌞💖

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1 Thank Susan D
Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love this beach!!! Sand and water are gorgeous!! Water was warm and we found 2 small shark teeth!!

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Thank hunterjaylyn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, clean beach. Check out Sharkeys on the beach and their pier, beautiful view as the sun goes down.

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