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Surfside Beach

Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
508 228 1700
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Ranked #5 of 49 attractions in Nantucket
Type: Beaches
Description: Oceanside Nantucket beach.
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Howard Beach, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I like that it had a concession and bathrooms. However, the bathroom was dirty. They offer chair and umbrella rentals which is great for travelers who can't carry that stuff. Concession offered tasty food and reasonable prices.

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Seacoast, NH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nice wide beach. Strong waves and cold water. Not much beach combing. I like the warmer water, gentle waves, and good beach combing of Jetties better.

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Has beach equipment rentals chairs, boogie boards etc and a great food stand! Get the Crabby Patty! :)

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The beach was really overcrowded. The food sold was over priced garbage. Bring your own food!! There are rentals and bathrooms...the upsides.

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Glenview, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Beautiful soft sand beach. Bathrooms and food available. The sand gets hot on the path to the beach. A wooden path would be nice to access the beach.

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Rochester, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

You can surf, fish or just run your toes through the soft sand. It is not far from town and you can take the bus or rent a bike and ride all the way there.

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new york
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Beach was nice although there was a big drop off from shore to water. Waves were also really big. Not a beach for little kids. But there are bathrooms, outdoor showers and a food stand. Forgot a boogie board and the chef at the food stand lent us his. Nice! Lots of activity and very pretty.

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We didn't have time to grab sandwiches before heading to Surfside but the snack bar is worth a visit. Not overly priced, it offers a variety of options from burgers to grilled cheese sandwiches. Bring cash though since the ATM wasn't working this weekend.

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What an unbelievably beautiful beach. The waves are awesome and the frozen lemonade rules! Shells were massive!

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Carmel, Indiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Surfside is great, especially for kids 7 and older who want to boogie board. There is a very long walk from parking lot to beach which is a turn off for some and definitely not wheelchair friendly. Nice to have toilets and food available though.

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