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Address: Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
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+1 508-228-0925

Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities...

Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities and food stands.

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Perfect for kids

Great little beach for kids. Playground and shallow waters. Also an amazing view and very close to shops and eats.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
Rory T
Houston, Texas
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Burlington, Connecticut
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128 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Between the beach, open space, and playground, there is a lot to do for a little one. There are also daily yoga and music classes. Great place for small children but as they grow older I would take them to Jetties instead. Food and toys available for for purchase makes it a great place to spend part of the day.

Thank BadgerConn
Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great little beach for kids. Playground and shallow waters. Also an amazing view and very close to shops and eats.

Thank Rory T
Lebanon, Connecticut
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is in a sheltered cove area near a playground. The sand is nice and there is decent views of the harbor.

Thank mn984
New York City, New York
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842 reviews
626 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A safe haven for kids and parents alike to swim and dip to a cold and clean water with its protective barriers.

Thank Jun J
Dana Point, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Children's Beach is perfect for families with children. There's a park with shade next door with a cafe to grab drinks and/or lunch!! No waves makes it safe!!

Thank dianaswish
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Calm water, decent sized (but small) beach area, small take-out cafe with covered tables, large lawn area with a couple of picnic tables and shaded benches. Great for little ones, especially in the 1-5 year old age range. Also, easy access to town and sandwich shops, stores, etc.

Thank bostravel122
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I loved it. Soooo mutch It was bet God as we played a lot of games and had a lot of fun on the climbing frame and the swings where the best I loved it everyone go and play there it is awesome

Thank Hugo D
Easton, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Back in the 70's this is where the American Red Cross used to hold swimming lessons. My friends and I would gather each morning as young-ins and learn to swim. It is a great beach with calm water protected by the harbor. A playground is there and a great place to see the boats coming in and out from the... More 

Thank All_Points_Images
Perth, Australia
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337 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

There is grass to play on and safe water to swim in. Also plenty of well planned vacation activities on the calendar to keep all the kids happy

Thank Theresa D
United States
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114 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Children's Beach is a block or two from the Steamship Ferry and town. It's got swings, green grass, a bandstand, picnic tables, and a beach. I wouldn't be too keen on having my kids swim here for any length of time because you're swimming in the same water as the town dock and boats - including the ferry - probably... More 

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