Key West Beaches, Come and Visit!

Key West beaches offer something for everyone!

Smathers Beach for Key West Beaches and the Florida Keys GuideThe beautiful beaches in Key West offer sunbathing, snorkeling and swimming and much more. Some offer water toys for rent and you can often grab a bite from the local food vendors. Some beaches offer additional amenities including restrooms, picnic tables and chair rentals!

Be sure to bring plenty of drinking water and ample sun protection (including clothes to cover up).

The Key West Beaches

Smathers Beach

Located on South Roosevelt Boulevard

Locals and tourists alike enjoy Smathers. One of a few Key West beaches, Smathers has it all. You can rent anything you need to enjoy the water. Food and drink are available by beach vendors. The beach also sports fresh showers, restrooms, and volley ball courts. Parking, no problem!

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Fort Zachary Taylor

Located at Truman and Southard

This beach is a favorite among the locals and visitors alike. Of all the Key West Beaches, it’s at the top of our list! Fort Zachary Taylor a state park, and a great place to grab some R&R! Public restrooms, picnic tables, food and drink are all available. Besides the swimming and snorkeling, you can enjoy nature trails, bicycling, and fishing (check licenses and regulations). Oh yea, and perfect sunsets!

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Rest Beach

Located at the White Street Pier

Rest Beach offers a truly natural setting, unlike many of the Florida Keys Beaches. The pier offers some great fishing (check licenses and regulations) and is wheelchair accessible. Nightly yoga classes are offered at Rest Beach. there are no restroom facilities on site but you can find some a short distance from the beach.

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Dog Beach

Located at Vernon and Wadell

Dog Beach is the perfect place for our canine friends and a local favorite for the dog owners. There are no amenities, so plan according ly.

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South Beach

Located at the end of Duvall Street

This is another of the favorite Key West beaches. It offers beautiful shallow waters and great sand! Although it is a perfect spot to spend some time, there are no facilities or restrooms! There is a concrete pier at South Beach, and again, this beach is a local hangout.

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Higgs Beach

Located at the end of Reynolds Street

Here’s another of the beautiful Key West beaches! Higgs Beach is a true favorite among the Key West locals. It offers a nice sandy beach along with all the amenities you’ll need. Restrooms, a restaurant, and watersport rentals. Check it out, you’ll love it!

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