One of Southwest Florida’s most beautiful beaches, Barefoot Beach in Bonita Springs, FL was named among the top 10 beaches for 2014 by Dr. Beach, a website that offers yearly ratings for the most beautiful beaches in America. Barefoot Beach took the number two spot and was recognized along with other Florida beaches such as St. George Island State Park in the panhandle and Cape Florida State Park Key in Biscayne, Florida, as well as beaches in Hawaii and the Carolinas.
Stephen P. Leatherman who runs the website as “Dr. Beach” chooses this annual list based on 50 factors. Bonita’s Barefoot Beach beat out other contenders based on:
- Water temperature
- Sand softness
- Number of sunny days
- Public Safety
- Level of Noise
- Maintenance of grounds and natural environment
- Scenic views
- Amount of trash and litter
Once you step foot on the beautiful sands of Barefoot Beach, you will soon see why it has found its place on the list of America’s most beautiful beaches.
Visit Barefoot Beach and Preserve in Bonita Springs
Barefoot Beach Preserve in Bonita Springs is one of Southwest Florida’s hidden treasures. With 342 acres of natural land, Barefoot Beach Preserve is one of Southwest Florida’s last underdeveloped barrier islands. Locals and tourists alike love to frequent this spot because of its lush surroundings, well-maintained environment, and abundant opportunities to fish.
Barefoot Beach is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon by yourself or with company. Though the location is not hard to reach, it is still separated from the nearby busy streets of Bonita Springs, allowing you to leave the worries and stresses of the day far behind.
But what about the water? When Barefoot Beach made Dr. Beach’s list of top beaches in 2013, Leatherman had this to say, “The surf is gentle… and the water is very shallow, making this a great beach for bathing and swimming for families.”
Don’t take Dr. Beach’s word for it. Visit Barefoot Beach for yourself and see what all the fuss is about!
Want to Move Closer to the Beach?
Who doesn’t want to live near the beautiful beaches of Bonita Springs? If you want to be a little closer to one of America’s top beaches, contact Jill Kushner. Jill is an experienced real estate agent specializing in luxury, gated communities in the Bonita Springs area. She can help you find the home of your dreams near the beautiful white sands of Barefoot Beach.
Are you a regular visitor of the beaches in Bonita Springs? Tell us why you love Barefoot Beach!