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“Too Crowded for me!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of South Beach

South Beach
Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Edgartown
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Too Crowded for me!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

Waves are usually rough... Kids like it for body surfing. The beach gets sooooo crowded. You have people with their towels right up next to you. Not my favorite. Linda from Ligonier, Pa.

Visited July 2011
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Tucson
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191 reviews 191 reviews
70 attraction reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
“Walk a Bit For Solitude”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012 via mobile

We used our bus pass to head down to South Beach since we heard it was really quiet that day, which was surprising since it was a warm sunny day. The beach is really long, but everyone is sort of bunched around the Right Side and Left Side parking lots/Bus stops, so a 10 minute walk along the beach found complete solitude. Looks like you could walk for a long way . Sand is pretty good and relatively clean. The dunes are protected, but are interesting, along with the estuary behind the dunes. Fortunately, the beach isn't lined with expensive homes like so much of the Cape. The homes are back behind the estuary, so there is a real sense of peace and quiet. Definitely a great place to take a break from the villages.

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Boston, MA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
“Long beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

We biked past most of the beach. It is very kid friendly and clean. Good biking route along the beach.

Visited April 2012
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Newton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“How far do you need to go to find a place to sit?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Very crowded full of young kids...high school and college. Maybe us older types want more serenity and less tumalt. Hard to find parking and long walk from when you do.
The sea is great and it is a large beach.

Visited August 2011
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Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Jaws Redux”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

We went to South Beach were many of the Jaws scenes were filmed. It was an amazing experience to look around and see the "sets" live! The beach itself is really nice, waves were OK. Parking on the street wasn't so difficult to find, even though it was 4th of July weekend...

Visited July 2011
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