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Higgs Beach, Key West

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Swim, snorkel, play tennis or beach volleyball, or simply enjoy the sun at sandy Higgs Beach, set within the tropical vegetation of Higgs Beach Park. Sun beds, umbrellas, paddleboards, and kayaks are available for rent. Taste a Caribbean-influenced cuisine at the beachside cafe. Nearby attractions include a Civil War-era fort surrounded by lush gardens and the only underwater marine park in the U.S. that's accessible from the shore. Amenities include free parking, public restrooms, outside showers, a children's playground, and a dog park. Bring water shoes, since the bottom of the ocean is rocky. Plan to visit Higgs Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Key West attractions using our Key West trip builder app .
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  • While the stench here at low tide is not as bad as Smathers it's best to go at high tide to avoid it. Beaches on KW tend to be hard packed not soft and sandy like in Miami so you might want to bring o...  more »
  • We stopped at Higgs Beach first when we arrived on Key West. It's very near the airport and close to the Southern Most Point. The beach was clean and well maintained. It was windy that week so there w...  more »
  • Nice place for a lunch on a blanket. Nice beach on the ocean. We didn't swim because the weather was too cool.  more »

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