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All reviews sand bar close to town low tide families with young kids broken shells bar and restaurant calm waters great for kids gentle surf great restaurant chair and umbrella rentals nantucket sound clean sand shallow water new england off season bike ride
This beach was mentioned in the novel "Nell" by Nancy Thayer which I read in the mid 1980's for the first time. So when I finally explored Nantucket in October 1988, we rented bicycles at Young's Bicycle Shop at the Steamship Wharf and went to...More
this is a good sunbathing beach close to downtown. the locals will tell you it's crowded, but on Labor Day weekend we went past the lifeguard stand, turned to the right and walked about 100 feet and all of a sudden were buy ourselves. there...More
It was the second week in August. During previous trips to the Cape at this time I remember crawling over people trying to find a free spot on the beach to lay a towel. Not this beach- completely empty, very quiet, very peaceful. We laid...More
We stay at the nearby Beachside every Summer and come here to hang at the Beach and for lunch and dinner atleast 1-2x per visit. There are no waves. My kids strongly prefer waves and body surfing so we really come here when the weather...More
Barely waves - great for small children. Sand bars are out really far and can walk to it during the day. Water is so calm it feels like your at a lake. Playground at beach closer to parking a lot away from the beach.
Typical New England beach - a bit rocky, so-so sand, tricky walking, stinks at low tide, etc. But the water is clear, salty, and refreshing on a hot day. Has a play area for kids, which is nice, and a few sandbars. Also has a...More
We wanted a beach that had facilities and was convenient to town. Jetties Beach is a short Waze bus ride from town or probably about a mile walk from the town center. It is a narrow beach with pretty dunes, views and shallow, calm waters....More
Excellent family location for a day at the beach. Water is not deep and the sand bar allows for a nice shallow area for kids to play. The water is warm and there is even a restaurant on the beach where you can grab lunch...More
We went Kayaking, had lunch at a super restaurant and then spent time on the beach. Need to be prepared for all of the shells in the sand; one big toe with a cut, but the restaurant gave us a bandage for it.