The weather is so beautiful outside and that means people are hitting the beaches more these days. It’s important to understand some of the beaches you might be visiting could be more dangerous than others. Some could even be deadly, so we want you to protect yourself and be safe. There are a lot of Florida beaches ranked the beautiful and many of them are usually top 10 in the nation for best beaches. Unfortunately, there are a bunch of beaches that aren’t the safest or prettiest. Check out the list of the Florida beaches that are ranked the worst in America, here.

First and foremost, Florida is home to stunning beaches. There’s over 1,350 miles of coastline with pristine white sand, turquoise water, and extremely hot weather. One of the most famous places is Miami Beach to the very glamorous South Beach each one is amazing in it’s own way. The Gulf Coast beaches like Clearwater and Siesta Key are just as beautiful. It doesn’t matter what you’re looking for, there is a perfect beach for everyone. Visitors can enjoy different water activities like snorkeling, jet skiing, or just tanning in the hot sun. No matter what you’re doing a the beach you’ll need to know which beaches are the worst.

Which Florida beach is the worst:

The beach can be very relaxing. With the sand between your toes, the refreshing air, and hearing the waves crash it’s the perfect place for a vacation. Many families love to vacation at the beach for a quick getaway for rest and relaxation. But what happens when the beach falls short of expectations? That’s why it’s important to find out what the worst beaches in America are for 2023. According to a study done by Wallet Genius tells us that two Florida beaches are ranked among the worst in the U.S.. Thankfully, they’re both on the other coast. Daytona and New Smyrna Beach made the list of worst beaches. A lot of these beaches can be very dangerous, so pick which beach you’re visiting carefully. New Smyrna Beach actually has some of the most shark attacks in the WORLD! If you’re already planning on going to one of the worst beaches, don’t worry.

The 8 Florida Beaches With The Most Shark Attacks Since 2010

  • #6 (Tie): Jacksonville Beach

    3 attacks since 2010…

  • #6 (Tie): Gulf Shores in Alabama

    3 attacks since 2010…


  • #6 (Tie): Jensen Beach

    Another Florida beach… 3 attacks since 2010.

  • #6 (Tie): Isle of Palms in SC

    Also 3 attacks since 2010.

  • #6 (Tie): Lori Wilson Park

    3 attacks since 2010.

  • #6 (Tie): Ocean Isle

    Another beach with 3.

  • #6 (tie): Kauai in Hawaii

  • #5: Ormond Beach

    4 attacks since 2010.

  • #4: Melbourne Beach

    6 attacks since 2010.

  • #3: Cocoa Beach

    7 attacks since 2010.

  • #2 Myrtle Beach in South Carolina

    9 attacks since 2010.

  • #1: New Smyrna Beach

    A whopping 32 ATTACKS since 2010!  They’ve earned the title of Shark Bite Capitol of the World. Why so many? Watch the video and it’ll all make sense.

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