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Higgs Beach, Key West

2.5
#4 of 6 in Beaches in Key West
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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  • Spent just a little time here on my birthday. We had been to the beach at Fort Zachary Taylor (also in Key West) and I think that one is nicer, but this one is more accessible. Came here in the...  more »
  • First visit to Higgs Beach. Rented 2 loungers and umbrella from very nice couple for $20 which seemed very reasonable. Didn't care for water: murky, sand was slimy. Felt like wet clay. Beach was...  more »
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