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South Beach

Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Edgartown
Type: Beaches
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Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The beach just seems to go on forever. At this time of year there's very few people around and you therefor get the sense that's it's your own private beach. We sat there on the last night of our holiday and watched the sunset, what a perfect ending to a great vacation.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Beautiful beach where we got engaged 46 years ago. No one else was on the beach on is great Indian summer day!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Road bikes provided by our hotel, Vineyard Square Hotel in Edgartown. Fantastic ride and incredible!!

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Freehold, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The beach was beautiful and easy to get to. It looks like the restrooms are being constructed so there are no working ones for now.

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Not a beach for swimming because the slope is steep and the waves and currents can be treacherous. Vast expanse of sand and water with tremendous views; perhaps, it can best be described as a photographer's beach. The light, clouds, sand and water can create beautiful images -- of the kind that make people say "that can't be real." Access... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stopped there around 7:30am and what an amazing view! So glad we made the time to stop and see such a beautiful beach

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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
16 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Definitely the longest, nicest beach on the island (which isn't saying much - MV doesn't have a lot of beach access). Gently sloping white sand to the water, plenty of parking, bus stop right at the main entrance. No amenities - pack in, pack out.

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New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

South Beach is a very nice beach on Martha's Vineyard. It is great for Boogie Boarding and Surfing because of the rough waves. It is in a very nice location(the Katama section of Edgartown). I would definitely reccomend going to this beach.

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Wrentham, Massachusetts, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a great beach with lots and lots of sand stretching for a very long distance. There are usually nice waves here without being over powering. There are not too many rocks on the beach or at the waterline which I enjoy a lot. The # 8 bus takes you out there from Church St in Edgartown for $1... More

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