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Beach area is beautiful. Simply breathtaking. Great for families. Parking is good but a little... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kathy G
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July vacation

Beautiful beach and area to watch waves crashing at night from the benches on Mile Road Food and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“nice beach” (71 reviews)
“high tide” (81 reviews)
“free parking” (26 reviews)
Wells, ME
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beach area is beautiful. Simply breathtaking. Great for families. Parking is good but a little pricey

1  Thank Kathy G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and area to watch waves crashing at night from the benches on Mile Road Food and stores in this area are fun to eat and shop at. Area is dog friendly

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for so long and and it holds so many memories, we wouldn't go anywhere else. BUT keep in mind this is Maine, and the ocean temperature rarely gets above 55 degrees. Also keep in mind that at high tide you...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I come to Wells one of the first things we do is go to the beach to watch the waves come in and out. It is so calming and enjoyable.

Thank BowlerAnnie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The spacious beach allows for a relaxing summer experience. Bring a good book and a picnic lunch and you will be all set to chill for a few hours! The water is cold - so don't forget a sweat shirt and wet suit! Parking is...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was one of the best I have been on! What a great small town. I was expecting a smaller beach but it was really nice. Not as crowded as one would think for July!

Thank Johnny Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wells Beach and its sister Crescent Beach are two great places to plunk down your chair, soak up the sun, take a swim or go for a nice walk. With about three miles of uninterrupted sand this is a great beach. That is, as long...More

2  Thank MoodyPoint
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach, maybe lesser known as the bigger beaches nearby but a great place to go. Nice places nearby and some great restaurants within a short distance.

1  Thank STEVENstoddard
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful beaches around and was close to where we were staying. Watch for tides or you could get wet quick! Beach goes for miles and miles. Nice jetty to walk on as well. Cant wait to go back in the Summertime.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wells main beach is a nice beach but it is crowded. The parking is tough and unless you get there very early you are out of luck. Even the town parking lot fills up quickly. It is best to go during low tide as there...More

Thank Joe L
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10 September 2016|
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Response from clubgrub | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what the official rules there are regarding smoking. I have seen a few people smoking there, including the lifeguards.
2 August 2016|
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Response from Patty C | Reviewed this property |
There is a municipal parking lot (fee) off of Island Beach Rd. Follow walking path to jetty/beach area.