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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-847-1993
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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 6 days ago
Middletown, Rhode Island
Beautiful beach

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in RI, nice white sand and flat for walking. A few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine D
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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One of Newport's most popular beaches.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“snack bar” (28 reviews)
“great beach” (22 reviews)
“red tide” (17 reviews)
474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-847-1993
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 rondeb24
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank lljjbb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 August 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

1  Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank kittycarla
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Spent the day here on our recent visit - beautiful beach. Very well maintained. Parking during the week only $15. We didn't visit the concession however the bathrooms were very clean. Beach itself was perfect - waves just right, sand was great. Scenery is lovely...More

1  Thank elizabeth615
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5 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
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
Mara S
19 August 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.
Raquel I
21 July 2017|
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Response from kittycarla | Reviewed this property |
Dog friendly from October until the end of April! If you need a fun place for your dog between May and October, there is a wonderful dog park about 20 minutes away!!