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Located a couple miles off of Edgartown, Katama is a heavenly world unto itself. You look out onto... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Encinitas, California
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Wonderful beach, family friendly, can get busy but relaxing locale. Get there earlier to park your... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Westchester County, New York
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Jump the waves or ride the great surf on the Atlantic Ocean side of this three-mile barrier beach, or enjoy a more relaxed pace on the tranquil Katama Bay side, a protected salt pond with lovely views of the bay. Katama is the largest public beach...more
555 Katama Rd, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located a couple miles off of Edgartown, Katama is a heavenly world unto itself. You look out onto the vastness of the Atlantic, watch the waves come in and the sandpipers scurry around looking for dinner, and enjoy nature at its best. Parking can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patty8888
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It's a beach and is easily accessible by public transportation. No chair or umbrella rentals available.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ralph213
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Wonderful beach, family friendly, can get busy but relaxing locale. Get there earlier to park your car.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ncoombesmith
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Strong waves so be a good swimmer to tackle this beach. You may see dolphins off the coast on any given day. The beach is pristine and you can walk for miles. Off roading is also allowed if you have the right vehicle for it.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Such a gem of a beach but remember you need a beach pass. Get one from the hotel your at or town hall. Explore the other beaches too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Amazing hoe clear the water was, too chilly to get in still, but everything was very clean and nice to take a walk on!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kfedney
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The sandy beach is well maintained and patrolled. There are lifeguard stations at reasonable distances from one another such that the coverage is good. The view is unobstructed. It's fun to watch the low flying planes and glider above.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Neil760
Reviewed July 14, 2017

This is just a beautiful and pristine beach - good for walking and sunning. The swimming is good but there is a strong undertow, so watch the kids. State beach might be safer. There are lifeguards and facilities. Large parking lot, but get there early...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank jer b
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Was here on vacation. Water was a little chilly but expected for the Atlantic. Did some boogie boarding and some football throwing. No sharks which was good and we had a very good time. Sand was pretty clean and the waves were decent sized. Life...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank R7581ISjamesg
Reviewed June 17, 2017

It was a treat to visit Katama Beach in May. I enjoy this summer stop off, but really enjoyed the tranquility of the off season.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jkochin
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