When we think of Florida we think of orange orchards, theme parks, and – most importantly – beautiful natural sceneries. Located in the Southeastern region of the United States, the state of Florida has more than 650 miles of beaches. From South Beach, the most famous stretch of sand in the state, to Caladesi Island State Park, one of the few untouched islands along the Gulf Coast, Florida has a lot to offer when it comes to beautiful beaches. Here are our top picks for your next Florida holiday.
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Considered one of the most low-key and quaint beaches on the Gulf Coast, Sanibel Island is a great option for those who want some peace and quiet during their holiday. There are numerous galleries, restaurants and shops to choose from, but the main attraction here is shelling. Tourists and locals alike enjoy collecting the beautiful seashells found along the lengthy stretch of sand.
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Located off the coast of Sarasota, Siesta Key is considered one of the best beaches in the entire country. It features 8 miles of beautiful white quartz sand and gorgeous turquoise water, as well as great dining and shopping options.
Santa Rosa Beach
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Located along Florida’s northwest coast, Santa Rosa Beach is one of the most breathtaking beaches in the state. If its bright white sand and emerald water are not enough for you, the community also offers great local art galleries and boutiques.