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A beach that is easy to get to in Ft Myer

Bunche Beach in the Winkler Corridor area is a real find. It is easy to get there—no bridges to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
PPride08
Quieter beach than most in the area

Bunche Beach is off the beaten path. John Morris Road is located in a residential area then dead... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
rbiddle2018
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Maineville, Ohio
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“shore birds”(11 reviews)
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Visit Old Florida, where things are done naturally.San Carlos Bay - Bunche Beach Preserve is a 718 acre beach and mangrove forest preserve with a variety of recreational opportunities to enjoy including: Bird Watching, Canoe/Kayak Launch...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not a bad beach, not very busy ever, nice to take a walk on or look for shells. Easy parking, but during our visit this time we went to see the sunset and about 6pm the bugs were so bad you couldn’t be...More

Thank Holycow97
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and quiet. Pretty much secluded away from large volume tourists beaches. Unfortunately, we were unable to swim due to the after-effect of the Red Tide (August 24th weekend). I assumed it was safe because Beach was open & locals said it was fine, but...More

Thank Yinka P
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Bunche Beach in the Winkler Corridor area is a real find. It is easy to get there—no bridges to cross. It is a small beach but very nice. On some days, you can really relax since few people are there. My only issue is the...More

1  Thank PPride08
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Bunche Beach is off the beaten path. John Morris Road is located in a residential area then dead ends into the beach. Because of this, parking can be an issue. They have parking spots (you must pay at a parking machine, then walk the paper...More

1  Thank rbiddle2018
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Ok, so I am 12 minutes from Bunche Beach which May skew my review, here it is. Dr. Bunche, a Nobel Prize winner, in 1948, for whom the Beache is named, was an African American, be proud!!!! Small, yet has restrooms, not so crowded, lots...More

2  Thank katiekeen2015
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is a beach that is ok for a short walk. Not a lot of beach here or activities. They do have restrooms

Thank Q6350SEdavidb
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The water is disgusting at this beach!!! Lake Okeechobee dumped into the gulf is a disgrace and needs to be stopped!!! Tourism will suffer from this water quality mess. Dead fish and scary looking insects are not a a good sight when relaxing on the...More

Thank Foze2018
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is really nice Beach in Fort Meyers that is no where near as busy as the Fort Meyers beach if you do not like the crowds. There are not the stores and vendors like they have at Fort Meyers Beach so bring your own...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Unfortunately the Army Corps of Engineers is ruining the water all over Fort Myers beaches. Brown stinky water . A big turn off for locals and visitors. Bunche, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, The Causeway, Bowditch, we went to them all and found brown stinky water!...More

1  Thank denise h
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Bunche Beach is great if you don't want the mass quanity of people and hub bub! You can take a cooler and relax.

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davechrish
1 April 2018|
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Response from cowboysoup | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of shells, which the kids loved. Didn't get in the water, so can't comment on snorkeling.
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homestead101868
19 June 2017|
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Response from Dorothy M | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not. It used to be some time ago but the Sheriff patrols have stopped that and it is a regular beach for walking and sunbathing. It is very safe !
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Nelson E
1 June 2017|
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