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Address: , Nantucket, MA 02554
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Activities: Swimming
Description: 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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Beautiful beach

Great short bike ride from town to beautiful beach. Delicious fruit smoothies from Millie's market at the beach

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great short bike ride from town to beautiful beach. Delicious fruit smoothies from Millie's market at the beach

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Plattsburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great beach but not much around as far as grabbing beverages or a snack. Took a bike ride out from town and nice little ride along bike paths.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous sunsets, but take care swimming. There's a riptide that can be treacherous! The bike path out to Madaket is lovely, and there's a restaurant at the end as an incentive...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful beach to watch the sunset! My boyfriend and I went around 530 and hung out until the sunset, it was great! We took the bus from town ($2/person) and found a nice spot on the beach. Highly recommend heading to Madaket for a great sunset, then go to Millie's for dinner, you won't be disappointed!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Ver nice beach but the waves are big and strong so need to be very careful. Probably not good fora novice swimmer

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Its a beautiful and easy bike ride from Nantucket town to Madaket Beach, mostly on dedicated bike trails going by ponds and coastal grassland. The beach itself is beautiful, nice sand, some surf but not too large, very clean sand and water. There was a lifeguard near the entry area, but you needn't walk too far if you want to... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great find for walking a warm sheltered beach with extraordinary views and outstanding vistas. Eat first at Millie's and enjoy what Nantucket has to offer...peaceful surf and sand

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Pittsford, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great beach for older kids .. surf to strong for young kids .. one of our favorite beaches .. never gets too crowded. Lifeguards on duty but be careful the rip tides are strong here at times. Millies is a very short walk down the street and the sunsets here are amazing .. if nothing else come here to view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The food at the restaurant is a little pricy But the only game in town . Great kids meals and family eats. If you drink then great too!

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arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic beach in Nantucket! The short drive from town is well worth it. It was too cold to get in the water but the sand felt great on our feet!

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