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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-847-1993
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Huge beach, kite surfers and lots of shells when we went in the Fall last year. Plenty of parking... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Heidi B
My favorite beach.

My favorite family beach. I have been going for the past 16 years and every year they do something... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Deborah M
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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One of Newport's most popular beaches.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“red seaweed” (28 reviews)
“snack bar” (29 reviews)
LOCATION
474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
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+1 401-847-1993
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"red seaweed"
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"snack bar"
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"concession stand"
in 18 reviews
"soft sand"
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"plenty of parking"
in 14 reviews
"body surfing"
in 8 reviews
"clean water"
in 8 reviews
"life guards"
in 7 reviews
"changing rooms"
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"changing stalls"
in 5 reviews
"boogie boarding"
in 5 reviews
"parking fee"
in 8 reviews
"summer season"
in 4 reviews
"on duty"
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"porta potties"
in 7 reviews
"bathroom facilities"
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"labor day"
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Huge beach, kite surfers and lots of shells when we went in the Fall last year. Plenty of parking. Great place to take a long walk on the beach.

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

My favorite family beach. I have been going for the past 16 years and every year they do something to make it even better, great lifeguards and staff, handicap chairs for those who need them,

Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in RI, nice white sand and flat for walking. A few shells and rocks, but they are sparse. This beach rarely (if ever) gets red tide, unlike some of the other Newport Beaches-so you don't have to...More

Thank Christine D
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Wide sandy beach and warm water in the summer. The gulf stream comes so close to Rhode Island that it brings tropical fish to the waters here.

Thank kempen261
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

It might be called second beach, but this is truly the #1 place to be. Plenty of parking, many lifeguards, clean restrooms and changing rooms, outside showers and a great snack bar. This is also a top pick beach for the smooth sand, area beauty,...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We visited after peak hours, skipping sun exposure and parking fee. Best decision ever as the water was super warm from sun all day and the waves were moderate. The bathrooms and showers were roomy. Not sure what amenities are available during peak hours, but...More

Thank Cheryl M
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Spent 6 hours on the beach today, got on at 9am, beach was half full, totally full by 1030. Absolutely gorgeous beach, sand is super soft, tide was out so lots of beach room, and water nice and warm(used to Maine so nice change).The sea...More

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Nice beach, glad i had the GPS as it was not that easy to find. Clean water nice sand. Not the best beach ever but probably the nicest in the Newport area.

Thank William H
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Only negative was the egrets trying to steal food. They got a little too close for comfort at times. Beach was very clean, lifeguards were present, snackbar, and lots of parking. Sand was nice and ocean had perfect amount of waves. There was a little...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Clean white sand, exceptional views, great for families. If you are visiting the area, you must try Sachuset Beach!!

Thank kittycarla
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jilly717
June 15, 2018|
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Response from arcticharris | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is? Alas, I ask "Why do you need wifi at a beach?"
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Diane02451
September 4, 2017|
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You can park closer to the entrance, however .. it is mostly loose sand. There is a may to get from the bathroom area to the main part of the beach. The beach near the cliff walk entrance has a shorter distance from the... More
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Mara S
August 18, 2017|
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Response from kittycarla | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Pass the main gate, and pull up alongside the pass gate. Visitors can be dropped off there.
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