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Nice beach off the side of road

We drove here during our one day stay on the island. The beach is sandy and clean. The water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy L
Montreal, Canada
Jaws Bridge beach - a family favorite

We visit this beach every time we go to the vineyard. Water is calm and super clear. However, it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Walpole, Massachusetts
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Small waves, low dunes and lots of seashells make this narrow, two-mile stretch of public beach popular with families. The beach runs between Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, and is called "Bend-in-the-Road Beach" on the Edgartown side.
btwn Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, off Beach Rd, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove here during our one day stay on the island. The beach is sandy and clean. The water is also calm however beach shoes are recommended because of the rocks. There is a bridge that people jump off although it warns people not to...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this beach every time we go to the vineyard. Water is calm and super clear. However, it can get crowded quick so I’d recommend getting there early to snag a good spot.

Thank mess2071
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here so my daughter could jump off the JAWS BRIDGE ! She was a bit freaked out but the more people she watched do it, she got the nerve to do it. Then had to get the T-shirt saying “ I jumped off...More

Thank tarheelfans0103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of parking but feet from a perfect beach for those not a fan of waves. Ocean water but lake like feel. Can only get so crowded by virtue of the parking. Great shells. No bathrooms for most but those willing to use the ocean,...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best beach for relaxing with family and children without worrying about having to watch for strong waves every 30 seconds. The walk to beach is short aided by flat paths. One entry way had a ramp that was used by elders with...More

1  Thank 432galeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3rd trip to MV Oak Bluff and decided to take bus to Sylvia’s state beach to see different beach. We had a nice time no rocks in the water that hurt your feet water is clear. Take bus 13 from Oak Bluff ocean park and...More

Thank reyeslatina
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We thought this was the best beach we went to on the island. We originally drove down to jump off the Jaws bridge but no one else was jumping so we chickened out. So then we destroy back a little bit and found a spot...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a great time over the 4th of July 2018. Crowded beaches but very nice place to hang out for sure. And don't forget there is no jumping off the Jaws Bridge....

1  Thank lloydm70
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The best family beach in the Northeast! White sand, clear water, no seaweed! Big Bridge and Little Bridge are here (Jaws). Best part ... free parking, or ride your bike or take the bus! This is a real beach - no amusements, no food, no...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

State beach is one of my all time favorite beach treasure beaches!!! The shells are plentiful, and incredible. There is a ton of variety and even the occasional piece of sea glass!!! I was a little disappointed with all of the trash people were leaving...More

Thank Wic808
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7 April 2017|
Response from RFClark | Reviewed this property |
From Vineyard Haven, the nearest beach is Owen Park, just north of the ferry slips, on the west side of the harbor. There is a lifeguard during the summer. No waves. Toward Oak Bluffs, the nearest is Eastville Beach... More
Kirsten L
30 December 2014|
Response from WendyJake927 |
If the Island Queen ferry is coming into Oak Bluffs, you will be about @10 - 15 minutes away from the beach - it is a straight shot down Beach Road where the ferry docks, with taxis and bus service from the area. If you are... More