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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

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

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Nice beach

Very clean beach with lots of staff present to keep things orderly. Snack bar, bathrooms, lifeguards and outside showers. Clean sand, no rocks and minimal weeds. The water was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Massachusetts
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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Very clean beach with lots of staff present to keep things orderly. Snack bar, bathrooms, lifeguards and outside showers. Clean sand, no rocks and minimal weeds. The water was warm and the surf was moderate, good for riding waves. Plenty of parking, $20 on a Sunday. The parking lot runs along the beach so there is not a long walk... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Visited Sachuest or Second Beach as we know it. Located about a five minute drive from 1st Beach or ten minutes from downtown Newport, it's a nice beach. Weekends are always crowded but well worth the $20 (cash) to park. The beach has a concession stand, bathrooms and portajohns. Nothing that the crew can do but the red seaweed bloom... More 

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Second beach is the best beach Aquidneck Island has to offer. It is kept fairly clean but it gets very very crowded during the summer weekends. There are life guards on duty and the concession stand has pretty decent food as well. I like the clam cakes, and so do the seagulls, who are not afraid of people at all,... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Spent the day there yesterday. Nice gentle surf great for riding the waves. Water is not frigid. All sand no rocks. One part of the beach is covered in seaweed. However the beach next to the main parking lot is fantastic. Absolutely will go again. Ten dollars to park on a weekday.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I love the cleanliness of the beach and that there was plenty of parking and space to find your own spot. wished there was a boardwalk so that hubby could enjoy more

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was a summer weekday so it was sort of busy when we first arrived, but then it cleared out quite a bit later in the day. It's nice that it seems to face south, so you can actually see the sunset instead of having it behind you. There were enough waves to make it fun but not so much... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It was beautiful just sitting with my husband down by the beach. it was chiilly so the blanket and coffee were the perfect touch. very cozy and romantic

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Lots of room, lots of parking, decent snack bar, good waves for boogie boarding, body surfing and surfing if the ocean cooperates. Lots of life guards. Next to a small campground and the Sattuest point wildlife refuge.

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Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You can't beat Sachuest Beach or Second Beach as the locals call it. I grew up on it and my 40 something kids did. The only problem is on weekends the parking fills up very early - before 10AM so you need to be early risers. As the water warms you can get seaweed but it's usually not bad and... More 

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charlestown, ri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Plenty of parking, nice beach, and roped area to help the birds survive natural predators. Gorgeous views of the cliffs and Sachuest Point Nature Center

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Additional Information about Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

Address: 474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 4018471993
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown

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