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Short Sands Beach

York Beach, York, ME
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Great little beach

Small but lovely beach. Clean and quaint attractions. Best to get there early because since it is a... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Stockholm, Sweden

Good size beach. The whole area has a lot of natural beauty with classic beach style architecture... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Waterford, Connecticut
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A family-oriented beach that includes a playground.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“short sands” (71 reviews)
“small beach” (23 reviews)
“union bluff” (9 reviews)
York Beach, York, ME
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Small but lovely beach. Clean and quaint attractions. Best to get there early because since it is a small beach there isn't tons of parking. Love this beach.

Thank darron118
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Good size beach. The whole area has a lot of natural beauty with classic beach style architecture and charm.

Thank teamcharge3000
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Thai beach is cute and a short walk from the all the local restaurants. I was pleased to find outside showers so we could clean off after stopping for dinner at Woody's. There is a playground nearby and public bathrooms, a must have with must...More

Thank Cwirlstar
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Short Sands is a destination for our family multiple time a summer. Make sure you get there early, or you will be circling the parking lot looking for a space.

Thank Jacob G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Love that the beach is small, but never really felt crowded to me. Playground is right there too, all fenced in, which gave my toddlers a break from the sand and water. Bathrooms were also clean and close to the shore. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Short Sands is a fun stop because not only is it a beautiful spot, but it is also surrounded by many fun tourist attractions within a very short walk. Parking is the meter system and is very affordable. Parking is very close to the beach...More

Thank robin888761
Reviewed 22 June 2016

fun beach, and lots to do around here, and it has nice parking right next to the beach. I love this beach its so much fun

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The beach was extremely clean with a great view. Lots of room to walk and explore the area. Look forward to our next visit.

Thank manewmanxxx1
Reviewed 14 June 2016

WE visited the beach on a cloudy Saturday and met our Boston neighbors. WE found out they also love York and are frequent visitors.

Thank joancush1
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a great little beach. We always have fun. If your looking for a bigger beach you might want to try Long Sands, but this is a great little beach.

Thank tsadm
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3 July 2017|
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Response from car0lann5 | Reviewed this property |
York Animal Park is a 5 min walk from the beach sand