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Address: Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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The Real Reason to Visit

While we found very few reasons to visit MV, this is legit. We went in of season, but this beach would be great in the summer. Isolated, extremely long and beautiful sand. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Indiana
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248 reviews 248 reviews
140 attraction reviews
419 helpful votes 419 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

While we found very few reasons to visit MV, this is legit. We went in of season, but this beach would be great in the summer. Isolated, extremely long and beautiful sand. The water was not clear and blue, but this seemed more of a beach destination than a water activity destination. For an extended stay for beach goers, this... More 

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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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Miles of sandy beaches-Great especially if you have a 4 wheel drive car. Clear blue -green water. Warm due to the Gulf Stream that runs right by Marthas Vineyard.

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East Aurora, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Beautiful beach. Very strong waves So caution with small children depending on the conditions Plenty of parking and great lifeguards.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
45 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had our cycles from Hyannis and travelled to Martha's vineyard. The beach is wonderful, clean with golden sands. The facilities are limited however so beware. I would have expected cycle parking stations etc.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It's a very pretty beach with gentle waves. It was on the bus line, which was good. However I could not locate any restrooms.

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Amazing beach to see. Too bad that we were it was too cold for swimming. The beach is breath taking with amazing brown sand. Deffinetelly we would come back here once again.

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Boston
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I would say to go early or later in the day. Just a ton of people, not what we expected. If you go during the middle of the day I would say to try going up island to a more private beach or find a spot on state beach.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Everyone said you had to go here. Really terrible parking situation. Crowded, brown sand, no one in the water - I don't quite understand why this gets a huge rating from people

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What can i say about this wonderful beach except that it's perfect? We were there during a warm spell in October and probably didn't see 20 people on the beach for the entire 4 days. The waves were much bigger than I anticipated and we just relaxed, walked, read, stared at the ocean and looked for sea glass. It must... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

South beach is significantly warmer than any beach on Cape Cod and I've been to 7 beaches in September. It was 76 degrees outside and sunny and the water was around 65 degrees. Beautiful white sand, big waves and a very long beach. I could of spent all day here. The surf is a little big for kids and after... More 

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