- Type: Beaches
- Time to Spend: Half Day to Full Day
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Key West isn't known for its beaches. However, the most bustling one on this island is Smathers Beach, which is particularly popular with teenagers and especially during Spring Break season. On the southern shore of the island, the beach offers two miles of sand and water, with plenty of restrooms and picnic spots and metered parking. Plenty of food vendors also line the streets.
Recent travelers say that the sand is clean enough; but if you want to swim, you're probably better off at the beach at another top attraction, the Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park.
Nearby Things To Do
Key West Cemetery2.2 miles away
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory2.2 miles away
Southernmost Point2.3 miles away
Parrot Key Resort1.2 miles away
Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort1.8 miles away
The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort2.0 miles away