Smathers Beach is a popular beach located in Key West, FL. It is the largest public beach in Key West and is known for its white sand and crystal-clear waters. The beach is named after George Smathers, a former United States Senator from Florida who played a significant role in the development of the Florida Keys. Smathers Beach stretches for over two miles along the Atlantic Ocean and is lined with palm trees, picnic tables, and umbrellas. The beach is well-maintained and has excellent facilities, including showers, restrooms, and a playground for children.