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Atlantic Beach

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Address: Jacksonville, FL
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Section of beach that is flat, sandy and uncrowded. Great for surfers and...

Section of beach that is flat, sandy and uncrowded. Great for surfers and kayakers.

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First class beach

Unspoilt wide sandy beach that is hardly and thankfully uncommercialised. The whole area has a lovely laid back vibe unsullied, as yet, by nasty ugly housing developments. Nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Paul H
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Haines City, Florida
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this beach isn't that nice. it's small, the water is briny, and the fishing pier attracts a lot of unwanted visitors in the water.

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Thank Sheri E
Haines City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unspoilt wide sandy beach that is hardly and thankfully uncommercialised. The whole area has a lovely laid back vibe unsullied, as yet, by nasty ugly housing developments. Nice place... I'd certainly live here!

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Thank Paul H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little beach town that has gotten better and better over the years. Having grown up here and moved away, it is always great to visit. There are several stores, eclectic restaurants, chic hotels/bed and breakfasts. In terms of the beach, its mostly secluded, leaving most of the tourists in Jacksonville Beach. This makes the beach a... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local resident. Atlantic Beach during the day draws more families and a nicer crowd then Jax Beach which can be a bit rougher at times, especially at night where Atlantic/Neptune Beach has nice, classier establishments, Jax Beach after 10 or 11 on weekends is a younger crowd - if you are younger looking for a good party go... More 

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Thank Barry W
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Florida's east coast beaches are great walking and running beaches with firm sand and great width, especially at low tide. Atlantic Beach begins on the south end with a classic older hotel and "town center" including a brewery and then is exclusively residential until it ends at the Naval Base (gated). Because it is zoned residential there aren't the crowds... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful, warm community with a lovely beach, great restaurants, charming shops with hand crafted local goods as well as thoughtfully assembled collections of clothing, jewelry and home goods

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Thank dmamckay
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atlantic Beach is an Idyllic bedroom beach community featuring a lot of charm, character and warm atmosphere. There are excellent restaurants, hotels and B&B's, catering to locals and tourists, and miles of quaint (to luxury) neighborhoods featuring pristine beaches. A great place to visit, and even a greater place to call home.

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Thank Garry A
Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Across the Intracoastal Waterway from the mainland of Jacksonville is a string of beach towns known collectively as the “Jax Beaches.” While Jacksonville Beach is the most well-known and densely populated of these towns, many locals know that Atlantic Beach is really the most idyllic of the bunch. Occupying two miles of a beautiful white sandy strand with 14 public... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

basic layout of this length of beach is much like all the way down east coast. but i found it dissapointing, didnt seem any investment put into boardwalks or number \quality of eating establishments. dont think i would like it there mid summer !!!

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Atlantic Beach allows dogs on the beach any time as long as they're on a leash. We took a long walk and enjoyed the sandy beaches.

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