Higgs Beach

Higgs Memorial Beach Park, 1000 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040


If you're looking for a fun and relaxing beach in Key West, you might want to check out Higgs Beach. This beach is part of the Clarence S. Higgs Memorial Beach Park, which covers 16.5 acres of oceanfront land. You can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, or paddle boarding in the clear turquoise water, or play some beach volleyball, tennis, or pickleball on the sand. There's also a playground for kids, a beachside cafe, and a dog park for your furry friends. Higgs Beach is not just a place to sunbathe, but also a place to learn about history and culture. You can visit the West Martello Tower, a Civil War-era fort that houses the Key West Garden Club, or the African Refugee Memorial, which marks the burial site of Africans who died after being rescued from slave ships. Higgs Beach is also home to the only shore-accessible underwater marine park in the US, where you can see coral reefs and marine life. Whether you want to relax, have fun, or explore, Higgs Beach has something for everyone.