With so many sandbar options to choose from see why Boca Grande is one of the area’s best!

(Boca Grande, one of the top sandbars in The Florida Keys)

Boca Grande Island is one of the most popular destinations in Key West, Florida. The island is known for its incredible beach & sandbar, which is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking. Visitors can also explore the inner island with many paths built perfectly for a nice island stroll.

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Things To Do At Boca Grande!

This local island hotspot is known for it’s lazy river & weekend traffic. There is a deep channel that surrounds the exposed beach that has a swift current. Visitors will bring inflatable rafts and floatation devises alike to float down the coast line of Boca Grande. Keep in mind, Boca Grande is a popular weekend destination for charters out of Key West, so if you are looking for a secluded sandbar experience you might want to try alternative destinations such as Mud Keys. If you are looking for a social outing, the beach at Boca Grande is the perfect destination for your trip to the Florida Keys.

Map with directions to Boca Grande?

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Boca Grande is located about 11 miles west of Key West, Florida. There are two options on how to get there. We highly recommend downloading a GPS app such as Navionics. The recommended route is outlined on the map that leads you southwest of the island. If you decide to go north around the shallow islands, make sure you play the tides correct or hire an experienced captain.

Check Out Our Recent Facebook Post On Boca Grande Sandbar

For more info and local comments regarding Boca Grande. See our Facebook post here to see what more locals have to say. Click here for our most recent Boca Grande post with comments.

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