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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
+1 239-252-4000
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Gopher Tortoise Preserve and Beach

A must see in Bonita Springs is the Barefoot beach preserve. You drive through the gatehouse and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alan M
Bowling Green, Ohio
Beautiful, clean family beach

Explore the area and find cute turtles hiding in the sand. This beach offers nice picnic areas and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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Reviewed yesterday

A must see in Bonita Springs is the Barefoot beach preserve. You drive through the gatehouse and slowly along (20 mph) a paver drive through Million dollar homes. At the end of the pavers, is a County Park/Preserve and beach. It does cost $8, but...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Explore the area and find cute turtles hiding in the sand. This beach offers nice picnic areas and small snack bar and clean bathrooms. Excellent for families who want to have fun at this beach!! Take pictures of all the beautiful areas.

Thank B1014BVlindan
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Barefoot Beach is tricky to find, but well worth it. Located well beyond the guard gate at Barefoot Beach subdivision, you will drive down a brick paved road past numerous multi-million dollar houses on Barefoot Beach. Barefoot Beach preserve is located at the end of...More

1  Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

After all I heard about this beach it was REALLY overcrowded, full of mosquitos, ( I ask at least half a dozen people if I could use some bug spray but no one said yes, so negative points for unfriendly people) Expensive parking and narrow...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Not crowded, Interesting to wade across a shallow inlet to the main beach. Lots of birdlife around and far less crowded than I had expected. Bring a camera, the shorebirds are used to people and walk right up to you.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Barefoot beach is beautiful! We enjoy the uncrowded sand, birds, and long, undeveloped coast. Watch for turtles, they nest all over.

Thank kf892014
Reviewed 10 August 2017

You must drive thru an area of VERY expensive homes/condos to get to Ranger Station and beach. Fee is $8.00. Loved seeing the all red brick road all the way to beach. We prefer a beach with some shade so we did not stay, but...More

1  Thank Idnasflorida
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have beautiful Miami Beach near our home but always travel here when we want to enjoy the beach for the 4th of July. It's a great environment for families and is always beautiful....always an enjoyable time.

1  Thank JA-Family
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Loved spending time on this beach, Seemed less crowded. We had a good choice of where to set up and enjoy the day.

Thank Darcy M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Always a great place to take kids any age and always take my visitors to this specific beach and I follow it up with a must trip to Royal Scoop Ice Cream.

Thank Victoria C
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Ann Marie P
9 July 2017|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
I believe cash only for the parking fee. If you are a resident of Collier County and have a beach parking permit, entrance is free.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Beth F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Not checking emails over holiday weekend. You could ride a bike, but just be aware that the paths are not paved, they are a firm sand base which may present some challenges in a few spots.
23 February 2017|
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Response from LoveTravel0917 | Reviewed this property |
No but dog beach is also a nice beach and as the name implies...dogs are welcome.