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Fab beach

This beach was by far the best , miles of golden sand , not too busy and it was a hot August day... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tony H
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Our favorite beach

Surfside is our favorite beach on the island (though we usually try and sit a little further down... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
AllergieswithAmanda
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“snack bar”(28 reviews)
“great waves”(14 reviews)
“body surfing”(5 reviews)
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Oceanside Nantucket beach.
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Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This beach was by far the best , miles of golden sand , not too busy and it was a hot August day , plenty of room for everyone ... we rode our bikes there ..1/2 hour ish from Nantucket town ... beach cafe which...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Surfside is our favorite beach on the island (though we usually try and sit a little further down at the entrance to Fisherman's). We love the waves, and the amount of space and can bring our two golden retrievers to play in the water. There...More

Thank AllergieswithAmanda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful beach! We took an Uber here from town and headed down the beautiful path to the water’s edge. We brought our own chairs and towels but after a few hours wanted an umbrella. When we tried to rent one at the shack,...More

Thank Bonniebelle4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent beach for families! The water is warm and the waves are minimal so kids can enjoy their time in the water without worrying about currents or waves crashing on them.

Thank McGee5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely terrible. You wait a couple of hours for a stone cold crab cake. Deplorable ripoff. They even lock the toilets. Worst place on the island.

Thank Peb999
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waves here are some of the best on the island. Very relaxing place to be although if you have kids you may be a little wary of them in the water (there are however lifeguards on duty in the summer). There is a big...More

Thank MI6Reviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy ride from town, about 15 minutes. Free and relaxing. Nice amenities including a shower and charging station for your phone. Note also there is food service here and its the BEST food I've ever had at a remote beachside stand

1  Thank PBANDJLancaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to go to the beach with as little "baggage" as possible this beach has what you need. A snack bar, bathrooms, a little shop if you have to have a boogie board, parking and a food truck! Also, I have to give...More

Thank paulapolo944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is empty in the morning, but there were lifeguards so it's safe. People seemed to arrive around noon, but I still don't think it would get too crowded. There is a place to buy some food and the views up and down the...More

3  Thank DanaeT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A huge beach and easy to get to. A short cycle ride from town. Worth taking chairs and snacks but the cafe near the car park is good although there’s a big queue at lunchtimes..we’ll worth a visit but you can’t surf there.

Thank Richard L
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Jbroph1
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Response from deborah_sangabriel | Reviewed this property |
No. And this is an isolated section of the island as far as stores and restaurants go.
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