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Beautiful beach! Water was so clear. The beach glistened in the sun. Sand was soft. Easy to find... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paramus, New Jersey
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Great local beach. Even in peak summer, not crazy packed.

What a lovely sandy stretch just outside downtown Kennebunk/port!! Since sandy beaches are harder... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Austin, Texas
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“high tide” (16 reviews)
“great beach” (19 reviews)
Kennebunk, ME 04043
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful beach! Water was so clear. The beach glistened in the sun. Sand was soft. Easy to find parking.

Thank mkobes
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a lovely sandy stretch just outside downtown Kennebunk/port!! Since sandy beaches are harder to find in northern New England, I assumed that during peak summer it would be jam packed with no place to put down chairs, but it really wasn't bad at all....More

Thank AbbyATX
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my family to Gooch's Beach while staying in Kennebunk for the week. Very clean, and quite picturesque. Water was cold as you'd expect for Maine, but we were undeterred. Surround by beautiful hotels and homes, it was definitely a great beach

Thank rjrcmarsden
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery. ..sea glass finds!! Water a bit chilly but very refreshing. Love to watch the "parade of pets" at 5:00 pm.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really nice here. Nice if on a budget, no arcade and food distractions. Good parking on the road

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this beach and were happily surprised that it was not too crowded despite being perfect beach weather on several weekdays in August. But we didn't realize that there was no concession stand, no ice cream truck, no nearby shops, nada. As long as you...More

Thank tcb181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love walking our dogs on the beach before 9a and after 5p. Lovely sandy beach with plenty of dogs to play with. Also, great for surfing and families.

Thank Beansie78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite the white sand of the gulf coast beaches but a nice gray sand. Clean. Portable toilets available.

Thank jcscville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beach with a handful of lifeguards. Free parking available along side streets. Word of caution, at high tide the water is right up to the beach wall leaving virtually no room for sitting. Go 1 to 2 hours after high tide and there is...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach for families and couples but very limited parking , you need a parking permit and terrible port a potty bathrooms.

Thank breezyday12
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17 May 2015|
Response from mainekings | Reviewed this property |
There is a wheelchair ramp and handicap parking at north /east end of the beach, by the Seaside Hotel. The sand is soft, but go at high tide when the water is close.