Popular Sandbars on Florida’s East Coast

Find a piece of paradise

Sandbars and barrier islands run all along the Coasts of Florida and while islands have been popular boating getaways, sandbars are the newest obsession among boaters. Sandbars provide a unique paradise for boaters where they can anchor up and get out of the

This article is part of a series of Sandbars around the state of Florida. See the complete state of Florida’s sandbars here.

If you are looking for some fun and explorations on the water along the East Coast of Florida, check out these sandbars.

Sandbars in the Palm Beaches

Peanut Island Sandbar in West Palm Beach

Just North of Peanut Island in Lake Worth Lagoon near the Palm Beach Inlet is a beautiful underwater sandbar that stretches across the lagoon providing the perfect place to drop anchor and get out and enjoy the shallow waters.

Jupiter Sandbar – Loxahatchee River Sandbar

The Loxahatchee River Sandbar is located near the Jupiter Inlet and the Intercoastal Waterway. The sandbar will rise above water level at low tide and stretches across the waterway providing plenty of space for boaters to enjoy the gorgeous natural oasis and a separation of partiers, typically on the east end, and family fun on the west end. The sandbar is only accessible by boat with a nearby boat ramp and boat rentals. Bring your snorkeling gear, floats and enjoy a day on Florida’s water.

Lake Boca Raton Sandbar

Just North inside the Boca Raton Inlet, Lake Boca Raton is a passageway for the Intercoastal Waterway that has a shallow middle area with an underwater sandbar stretching across that is a popular spot for boaters and those looking to hang out and party on the water. This spot is most known for the Boca Bash that happens every spring.


Central East Florida Sandbars

Stuart Sandbar

The Stuart Sandbar is located on Florida’s Treasure Coast just north of the St. Lucie Inlet in Indian River Lagoon. Only accessible by boat, some of the land is above water and surrounding areas are just below the surface. Boat rentals are available in the area in Jensen Beach.

Ft. Pierce Sandbar

Located on the north side of the Fort Pierce Inlet where a channel from the Fort Pierce Inlet State Park runs out between Dynamic Point and Coon Island. This underwater Sandbar is popular for explorers, snorkelers, paddle boarders, kayakers, and those just looking for fun in the sun and a place to anchor and get out on their tubes and floats.


Hutchinson Island Sandbar

This video is an awesome example of the beauty of sandbars. They are not all crowded and party zones. You can find peace and tranquility in so many areas of the Florida waterways.

Northeast Florida Sandbars

Fort George Island in Jacksonville

Located at Fort George Island State Park along the Intercoastal Waterway is this beautiful sandbar piece of paradise. The sandbar seems more like an island and the shallow waters are clear with beautiful sandy bottom. Only accessible by boat, this sandbar shifts over time and changes in shape and size.


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