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Address: Nantucket, MA 02554
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Located on the south side of Nantucket, this beach is known for its rough...

Located on the south side of Nantucket, this beach is known for its rough surf.

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Madaket sunsets

Madaket beach has the most amazing sunsets , grab a bottle of wine some chees and a loaf of bead and your all set to be amazed . be sure to keep your eyes open for that green... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Madaket beach has the most amazing sunsets , grab a bottle of wine some chees and a loaf of bead and your all set to be amazed . be sure to keep your eyes open for that green flash just as the sun hits the water

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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Soooooooooooo, many contributors says it is a nice spot for Sunset. And it is!!! Go there!! If you didn't rent a bike, or think it is too far to go on that, take the bus!! Last stop!!! Once on the beach, turn right, and keep walking!!! At some point, you will see not just the beach, but a bay area... More 

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Thank Akio A
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We were here to view the sunset on a chilly June evening. The beach is clean and sunset view was wonderful. Took the bus from town (20 minute ride), and got a bite at Millie's before the sun went down. What a perfect day, and one more reason to return to Nantucket.

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Thank acimeow
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Nothing better than heading out to Madaket to see one of the best sunsets on the earth, good thing is that there is one almost every night. Grab a couple bottles of wine, some beer from Cisco and find your spot on the beach. Key West is good but Madaket is the best.

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Thank Chris J
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

While Madaket is a beautiful beach at any time of day, it's the most popular for its exquisite sunsets! Get there at least a half hour before sunset (you'll be amazed how fast the sun can sizzle below the horizon!) and plan on staying at least a half hour after the sun sets. Some of the best color displays happen... More 

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Thank Lisa F
warwick
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Nice quiet beach close by to home we were staying...off roading is possible here and the sunsets can not be beat!

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Thank tjay s
Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The wife and I took a drive and found Madaket. What a gem! Beautiful beach on the Atlantic. The surfers were all over it when we were there and it made for some excellent video's

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Thank Gu P
Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We had just come to the island after a horrible storm - but we could not even step on Madaket beach when we biked up there.....huge holes between the path and the beach. They will probably have this fixed come Spring - but in Fall and Winter - Watch out

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Thank Kristen S
Concord, Massachusetts
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182 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

When we visited it was very rough. This was hardly a beach for beach activities and there was essentially no parking. However, it had tremendous natural beauty. It makes for a nice bike ride from town.

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Thank Paul D
Houston, Texas
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143 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Every beach we visited on Nantucket was wonderful. Madakat with location on one of the tips was awesome.

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