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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

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Address: 474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 4018471993
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Activities: Swimming
Description: One of Newport's most popular beaches.

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Beautiful beach

This beach is beautiful. Very clean and the sand is so soft. Got crowded when we were there but that doesnt bother me. Water was clean, no red tide, like at easton beach. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Stephanie F
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Carmel, New York
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Carmel, New York
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This beach is beautiful. Very clean and the sand is so soft. Got crowded when we were there but that doesnt bother me. Water was clean, no red tide, like at easton beach. The beach has bathrooms and a snack bar. We had a great time and will definitely be back.

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Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This beach is in a great location. Easy to find and plenty of parking. The beach is clean and medium in size. Plenty of restaurants near by, if you do not bring your own picnic lunch.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

First timer at Second Beach but certainly not the last time we will be there. Beautiful...drive in from MA was traffic free, plenty of parking on the last weekend of August, and beach is clean. Kids loved the waves so bring your boards. Life guards were attentive. Sand is so SOFT. Parking was $20 for out of state. Not a... More 

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Manchester, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a very pretty beach and would have been excellent except that the water was FULL of disgusting red algae and seaweed that attaches itself to your skin and inside your bathing suit in huge gross blobs. It got into the lining of my bathing suit and ruined it. Locals seemed used to it but other visitors were not.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Peaceful beach, not crowded. Dog Friendly from 5am-7:45am. Large parking lot in a very nice area. Will return here

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Most picturesque beach in Rhode Island. Get there early, the parking lot fills up quickly. Great for people watching and long walks.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

On the advise of a friend, took my daughter and her friend to 2nd beach. Went into the first parking lot. Didn't know the changing rooms are located at the opposite end of the beach - a nearly mile long walk. It was very busy with people going into the water as well as playing beach games. Too crowded for... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Second Beach is the pick of the locals. A nice wide beach with space for everyone and plenty of parking. Cost is $10 weekdays and $20 on weekends for parking. During the week we had no difficulty finding a parking spot and no line-ups even though it is presently near the end of August The beach has restrooms, lifeguards and... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It`s a nice walk out on the point with several clear paths through the wild roses, lots of wild bunny rabbits. It`s a rocky shoreline but you can access the water for fishing, I`ve caught stripers and bluefish here.

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Brussels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Sachuest Beach (or Second Beach as the locals call it) is one of the top ten beaches of the world. However, it is beginning to be too discovered and can be too crowded on very hot days. The sand os very delicate and the neighboring area is all wildlife refuge so you don't get that icky urban built up feel... More 

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