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Turtle Beach Reviews and Ratings

(Gulf Coast, Florida, USA)

Visitor reviews of Turtle Beach surf break

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Turtle Beach Ratings

Overall: 3.0. Based on 3 votes. Vote

Quality on a good day: 3.0

(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).

Consistency of Surf: 1.5

(1: Turtle Beach is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).

Regional Rating: 5.0

(1: Turtle Beach is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in Gulf Coast, Florida. 5: the best break in Gulf Coast, Florida).

Difficulty Level: 1.0

(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).

Onshore Wind: 1.0

(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Turtle Beach can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).

Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0

(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Turtle Beach are often excellent).

Water Quality: 2.5

(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).

Crowds: 4.5

(1: Often too crowded. 5: Turtle Beach is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).

Access: 5.0

(1: Getting to Turtle Beach requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).

Scenery: 5.0

(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).

Local Attitude: 2.0

(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).

Accommodation: 1.0

(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Turtle Beach for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).

Entertainment: 2.0

(1: Besides the surf and the solitude there is nothing to do when it is flat. 5: Turtle Beach is in such an interesting area to visit that getting wet is a bonus).