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Address: Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Activities: Swimming
Description: Jump the waves or ride the great surf on the Atlantic Ocean side of this...
Jump the waves or ride the great surf on the Atlantic Ocean side of this three-mile barrier beach, or enjoy a more relaxed pace on the tranquil Katama Bay side, a protected salt pond with lovely views of the bay. Katama is the largest public beach on the island.
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Best beach ever!

This is the most perfect beach - huge and totally unspoilt (bring a picnic) and wonderful surf. Lovely place to watch the sun go down.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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london
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is the most perfect beach - huge and totally unspoilt (bring a picnic) and wonderful surf. Lovely place to watch the sun go down.

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

You can easily bike to South Beach on the nice wide bike path coming from Edgartown to the beach. There is also a public bus running every 15 minutes. The beach can be crowded during July and August so I suggest walking down the beach a bit. You'll have the beach to yourselves by doing this.

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New Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Katama is a great beach to go to for good waves and great fun. The beach has a beautiful view and is in a great location. I would definitely recommend this beach if you are on Martha's Vineyard.

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Katama has little to offer a beachgoer who is looking for food, crowds or seaside attractions. What is does offer is a tranquil setting, nearby parking and great surf.

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Austin, tx
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We bought fresh lobster, wine, cheese and bread and sat on the beach and watched the sunset. Incredible! my wife said it was one of the most fantastic beach views she has ever seen! Enjoy

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FL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nice and clean. Spend the day there. So relaxing,mesmorizing water, birds and dunes. Go early for good parking.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

One of the nicest beaches I have visited and will visit again and again; the surf is great and there is plenty of room on the beach. The South facing beach enjoys sunshine all day.

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Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This beach is family friendly. Great fun in the sun and lovely for an evening stroll. Make sure you can carry everything in and out. Parking can cause for a lengthy walk.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Spectacular beach. Easy to access via public transportation. Natural state with our commercial development.

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Saratoga NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A must see. Plan to spend time wandering the endless, clean beach, watching the waves as they come in.

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