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Jacksonville Beach

Jacksonville Beach, FL
+1 904-247-6157
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Beautiful beach!

The white capping waves are breathtaking! Go at low tide to enjoy so much beauty. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim's sweetheart
via mobile
Nice beach!

I visited briefly on an unseasonable cold day. The beach front had more parking than other beaches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beth S
Smithfield, Virginia
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (63 reviews)
“public parking” (13 reviews)
Jacksonville Beach, FL
+1 904-247-6157
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The white capping waves are breathtaking! Go at low tide to enjoy so much beauty. Excellent restaurants to enjoy, many right on the beach!

Thank Jim's sweetheart
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited briefly on an unseasonable cold day. The beach front had more parking than other beaches I've visited, and it was free. It looked like a convenient and great place to spend the day!

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good access to public parking and within walking distance to a lot of sights...but there are a lot of homeless folks sleeping on the beach, and hanging out in groups. While I was there, I watched 2 men (looked drunk) fighting, and a homeless woman...More

Thank Dave N Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now I know it's not in season but the weather was nice so we went. Couple items. Guessing because it's out of season seaweed isn't removed which is probably what brings the ants and fire ants on to the beach. Not great. Sand is very...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming to Jax Beach for over 25 years, firstly, never had problems with homeless people. It never been crowded, great place to fish, swim, or just hang out on the beach. Its also close to to Mayport Naval base, so sometimes you see...More

Thank Shipbird1969
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Love ❤️ this Beach. Dogs are allowed until 9 am and after 5 pm. People are so friendly. Great way to relax or walk the beach. Showers and public bathroom are a huge plus.

Thank Ginny L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Jax Beach has a good variety of restaurants and bars along First Street, right next to the beach. The pier is closed to fishing, but surfing around it is still good. Seafood is always available, and most restaurants feature local Mayport shrimp, which really do...More

Thank neptune-mick
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Do not go to Jacksonville Beach unless you want to be harassed by homeless people begging for money. The beach is nasty if you were pointing your family there's really nothing for families to do other than lay on the beach and play in the...More

2  Thank tjenkins792
Reviewed 2 October 2017

One of the best surfing beaches in North Florida can be found at the Jacksonville Beach Pier. Great sand bars, open surfing allowed year around, you can easily rent equipment, get lessons, or for the more experienced, head to the southside where the waves are...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Being an Ohioan for many years and dreaming of one day living on the beach, I never knew that Jacksonville Beach would make all of my dreams come true.

Thank Y5411FZrichardb
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Nearby Attractions
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.20 km away
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Chris A
26 June 2017|
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Response from Josh C | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are permitted on the beach before 9 am and after 5 pm. Dogs must be on a leash and have current rabies tag. Dogs are allowed on Atlantic Beach at any time, but on a leash no longer than 12'
20 February 2015|
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Response from Pamela F | Reviewed this property |
Jacksonville also have nice apartments in the area close to the beach, off Beach BLVD and Hodges, great area, lots of restaurants and shopping stores.
29 January 2015|
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Response from lmij | Reviewed this property |
no, I did not see any horseback riding opportunities on the beach.