Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach

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  • Beautiful beach. Gorgeous soft, white sand. Great place for a short walk or to spend the day frolicking in the surf  more »
  • Manatee Beach always seemed that bit busier than the other beaches on the island. There is ample free parking or you can use the free island trolley. A lovely beach and a great restaurant with outdoor...  more »
  • Music nightly. Big salads. Delicious fish and chips. Disappointed they don't serve nochos. Beach is large lots of parking, beach shop and bathrooms. Access by free bus up and down the island or #3 fro...  more »
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  • Lived here my entire life, manatee beach as you can say is the "local public beach" even tho it is local, it is always kept quite clean. There's and outdoor bar, a nice restaurant you can eat inside or out and a gift shop full of novelties. Be warned that alcohol is not allowed on the beach and carries a hefty fine. Good spot come too in the early to late morning before it gets to busy.
  • Easy to access, play ground area for the kids, clean bathrooms and freshwater showers, the water is beautiful, white soft sands, shells to find and collect, eateries right there on the beach. A stone's throw away from the other sites that the island has to offer. Band circles and live beach music. Parking lot is nice and organized, I grew up on this beach moved away and still love coming back to visit.
  • My first time here and really enjoyed it. Very easy to get in and out of. Not a lot of parking but definitely well taken care of. The beach was really cool.
  • Like all beaches in Florida...there are NO dogs, NO drinks, NO HAVING FUN! Dedicated to families with lots of money to spend, intent on having a good time in the most efficient way possible. Do not expect to relax and lay back.
  • It is one of nice and peace full beach, where sunset can be seen while having snacks at cafe. It is long Beach but there is only one cafe around it. Parking is free and washrooms are available.

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