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Oak Bluffs Town Beach

Between Steamship Dock and State Beach, off Sea View Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Beautiful Harbor and Setting

Oak Bluffs has a beautiful harbor filled with restaurants and surrounded by walking paths and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robin M
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The beach is free and easy to walk on from the street. It's a rocky shoreline with Shelly sand... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lollygal
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice beach” (11 reviews)
“bus lines” (2 reviews)
“style houses” (3 reviews)
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Between Steamship Dock and State Beach, off Sea View Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oak Bluffs has a beautiful harbor filled with restaurants and surrounded by walking paths and beach. You get off the ferry and walk a short distant to a large beach with spectacular views of the ocean.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is free and easy to walk on from the street. It's a rocky shoreline with Shelly sand. There were no lifeguards the day we visited.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful aqua colored crystal clear waters with beautiful New England style houses and boats everywhere. Lots of friendly people walking around and a relaxing atmosphere- Oak Bluffs is a great get away town!

Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You'll love it too. Oak Bluff Town Beach is the perfect New England getaway. Sunny picturesque beaches, beautiful shopping for unusual items, captivating ocean views and many great places to visit, you will love this island paradise.

Thank Utopianqueen54
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Easy walk from the Dockside. Nice beach to sit on and walk and look for shells. Wheelchair accessible. Benches to sit on and 24 hour parking!

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Came up here 8 June 2017, perfect day and weather. Walked all over Oak Bluffs. Perfect this time of year, not crowded.

Thank ehubbard
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Lovely location and very nice sandy beach.Lots of shells to collect.Nice for a lazy days reading on the beach.Easy reach.

Thank bubsandbubba
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It was Lovely to have a Walk, Have a Sit Down and watch the World go by. Very Relaxing and Beautiful on a Sunny Day.

Thank NicholasMarlow
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

With so many other choices i wouldn't return to this small beach. Try south beach or state beach for starters or Larsen cove in offseason

1  Thank tonymig524
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Town Beach or "Pay Beach" as some long time visitors and residents call it instead of the more popular name, "Inkwell", is a lovely beach to have a long, luxurious swim in! Though my perennial favorite beach for swimming is Edgartown's State Beach, this is...More

1  Thank lucianmermaid
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