About the Beach
As one of the four beaches within the City, Smathers Beach is well-known by visitors during spring break. Smathers Beach hosts approximately 150,000 patrons annually. Smathers Beach is the largest public beach in Key West, Florida, United States. It is approximately a half mile long. The beach is located on the island's south side, along the Atlantic Ocean and State Road A1A, and begins at mile marker zero, the beginning of A1A.
- Beach volleyball nets
- Jet ski rentals
- Shower facilities
- Volleyball courts
Parking is $5 per hour from the following hours:
Monday through Saturday
8:00 AM to 12:00 AM (Midnight)
12:00 PM (Noon) to 12:00 AM (Midnight)
Residential permits are valid for 4 hours, one time per day. No overnight parking.