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hard to get to

we spent some time in Carmel less than a 1/2 mile from this beach you looked down on this wide... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Bella Vista, Arkansas
Simply Stunning

Our family managed to find and walk on this beach at sunset. It was beautiful, non-crowded, and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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1 Jul 2018
“hard to get to”
25 Jun 2018
“Simply Stunning”
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

we spent some time in Carmel less than a 1/2 mile from this beach you looked down on this wide sandy beach 7 mile to the right, this beach is in a large crescent shape close to downtown what I didn't expect was that I...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Our family managed to find and walk on this beach at sunset. It was beautiful, non-crowded, and had a magnificent view. If you want to be inspired, take a walk on this beach. Stunning and memorable ...

1  Thank buzzearl
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Lovely large, wide, dog-friendly, not-too-crowded beach. Decent bathroom but since they have water at the edge of the beach, they need a foot washing station. The sand is so amazingly fine and very clean even as you leave the beach (sand at lots of West...More

Thank DtripperJ
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This nice local beach is enjoyed by both man and his canine friends - no exceptions noted. Lots of white sand in amongst the coastal rocks. Not far from town.

Thank David B L
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Be sure you have time to just enjoy this beach. Sunsets are beautiful and peaceful. Morning is a very quiet time for those that prefer to not have many people around!

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I wouldn’t say this is the best beach for families because the coastline makes it difficult to swim for younger ones. However, it is a perfect beach for lying down and reading with the waves and hundreds of feet of clean sand. We didn’t see...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I Loved the views of the coastline! My husband, myself and my daughter had a wonderful day walking through the water and sand

Thank mheinen2016
Reviewed 5 January 2016

When the fog burns off, mid morning, eye are treated to breath making views- seemingly perfect waves. If you're a surfer, welcome to a long stretch of breaks. If you're a runner or dog owner- find your beach a little closer to 15th ave. For...More

Thank Monica Micah R
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Wonderful beach that is pet friendly. Be ready for trips both down and up sand dunes. Nice western facing beach that has wonderful sunsets

Thank JayCh_11
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We stayed at a condo about 2 blocks away with our 3 kids -- ages 5 1/2, 8 1/2 and 11. This was a great beach for families. We came the last week of March during our Spring Break and it was perfect. The weather...More

Thank delois m
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