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Wells Beach

Wells, ME
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Beautiful beach

Great place to walk at low tide. Sand is firm enough to walk in sneakers. Never crowded. Easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marjorie O
via mobile
May at Wells Beach, Maine

Cool day but love walking on the beach during low tide. Familly attraction. Free parking this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“nice beach” (71 reviews)
“high tide” (74 reviews)
“free parking” (25 reviews)
Wells, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to walk at low tide. Sand is firm enough to walk in sneakers. Never crowded. Easy parking especially with resident beach sticker.

Thank Marjorie O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool day but love walking on the beach during low tide. Familly attraction. Free parking this time of year. Annual spot to stop.

1  Thank Flambo126
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is beautiful no matter when you go.We like to go in the off season and it is clean and the waters look pristine. Walking along the beach, even when it is cool, is very relaxing. It's the first place I like to hit...More

2  Thank bracha_u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice beach, family-oriented, never gets overcrowded. It is a victim of the tides, so when it's coming in, beware. Otherwise, just a beautiful beach to walk and hang.

1  Thank stansongman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit on Easter week and it was a nice walk on the beach ,we walk the beach on and on it was perfect we definitely going back

1  Thank chisasibi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Wells Beach with friends and even though morning temps in the high 30's it was still geautiful to walk the beach and see the sunrise

1  Thank aj011508
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect time to visit Wells Beach while things are quiet and you can really enjoy the beauty of the beach. Long stretch of clean, sandy ocean front.

1  Thank Z6582CEmichellea
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We went in off-season, walked on the beach. If in season, no way will you find free parking, maybe lucky to find paid parking.

Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Wells Beach is just plain awesome!!!! Enjoyable, scenic, I love it so much. We live very close by and go to Wells Beach even in the winter months for walks or just to sit and take it in.

Thank beachgal260
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wells Beach is great to drive by and watch the waves for a while. We had a picnic on the sand and found it to be comfortable and relaxing. Personally I enjoy Short Sands Beach more because of the local attractions. Ogunquit has a better...More

Thank Jailene R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you smoke on Wells Beach? Michelle
11 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?
3 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