The Beaches of
Crystal Beach and Bolivar Peninsula
have 27 miles of sandy beaches. We are
allowed to drive on the beaches, and that is a source of great pleasure
to leisurely cruise the length of the peninsula.
What are our beaches like?
Go to any travel magazine you can find, and pick out
pictures of several beaches in different locations around the US or in
The beaches of Bolivar are just like all of them
The sand is not as white as Destin Florida,
The surf is not as rough as California, or any ocean,
The surf is gentle most of the time, gentle enough for the young ones
to play in,
The beaches are not as wide as Padre Island's but wider than those
On holidays, many families enjoy our beaches; lots of days
during the fall and
winter, there are very few people on the beach,
We have plenty of sand for sandcastles, and the ocean is just as
here as on the other side of the world.
Once a year, or so, in the summertime, the Sargassum Weed
comes ashore. Read more...