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“Beautiful Beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Katama Beach

Katama Beach
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Edgartown
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: 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.
Akron, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

What I love about my visit to Martha's Vineyard is all of the amazing places to see. Katama Beach was lots of fun. Four wheeling friendly as well.

Visited September 2013
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Felt away from it all...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I enjoyed all of the beaches on the Vineyard for different reasons; Katama Beach felt like the most remote of all we visited...a vast, gorgeous beach. Nice and sandy (vs. rocky.) Fairly rough seas while we were there in September that made swimming a no-go, but a great beach for relaxing in the ocean air. Loved the bike path that leads to the beach, too--a very nice bike ride from Edgartown.

Visited September 2013
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Boston
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“wind and waves”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

we love this beach for its surf and breeze. not so great for little children who haven't learned how to handle the waves and undertow.

Visited August 2013
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michellep4
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Years of visit MV and our first trip here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Wow. We had a perfect beach day here.
Probably the best beach I've ever been too. The day was extremely hot but the breeze on the beach kept us cool. It was almost chilly. We parked in the "middle" thanks to an insider tip and found it was hardly crowded. A great beach for waves, people watching and relaxing and reading.

Visited July 2013
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USA
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“Great clean beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Rode bikes over the beach. There is plenty of parking along a parallel street and some stalls to change clothing. The beach is clean and the waves strong. Great place to spend a lazy day!

Visited June 2013
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