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Great Views

Nice beach to swim, to walk or take your dog, beach has plenty of places to sit and enjoy the views.

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Just wonderful

Beautiful beach and loved the area. Lots of folks and cafe real close for food and drink. Go and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Denison, Texas
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“nice beach” (71 reviews)
“high tide” (77 reviews)
“free parking” (25 reviews)
Wells, ME
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice beach to swim, to walk or take your dog, beach has plenty of places to sit and enjoy the views.

Thank huntrer57
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach and loved the area. Lots of folks and cafe real close for food and drink. Go and visit

Thank mugmarine
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very nice beach, adequate parking for the size of the area. Beach area was free of garbage. If you can go when the tide is out, amazing feeling to walk out into the ocean

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My husband and I have been here many times and it never disappoints. Love walking the clean, easy to walk beach. We spend a lot of time just watching the waves roll in - it's so peaceful and relaxing. We have been to other beaches...More

Thank sharoncob
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Well's beach area was so much fun! Great little shops to browse through and buy numerous goodies. Plenty of inexpensive parking, arcade fun to fill hours of your children's time and yes, walk around on the beach and the shops to capture Pokemon's! Amazing...More

Thank bn0624
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I love this beach mainly because it's not overcrowded when the tides up the surf hits the sea walls You may even get lucky and see some strippers feeding off shore I like to hit condon's and grab hoodies and coffee before I head down

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Smooth, vast beach, sand, clean. Amazing tidal activity. Trolley transports from Majestic Recency to beach.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 14 September 2016

not too crowded, maybe because of time of year beautiful sunrise, friendly folks, lots of public walkways and plenty of free parking

Thank olive52
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice clean beach. Very family oriented. Parking can be l little bit of a hassle. If you get to the main beach before 9 am you will be able to park for free.

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful, large sandy beach, that also had some interesting tidal inlets that would be great for kayaking.

Thank M C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you smoke on Wells Beach? Michelle
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.
Where is the best place to park to access the jetty area at Wells Beach?
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.
Where is a great beachy place to stay, with pool, etc. not too populated?
25 July 2016|
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Response from Chriscross64 | Reviewed this property |
I like village by the sea in wells Maine they have indoor and outdoor pool a mile from the beach and several other beaches within minutes.. They are fully furnished and you feel like home away from home. Kennebunk and... More