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“Nice beach” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Third Beach

Third Beach
Third Beach Road, Middletown, RI 02842
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Ranked #4 of 9 attractions in Middletown
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: Calm waters and a wide sandy area make this a favorite spot for families with children.
Raleigh, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We were here in October so I really don't know what it's like during the summer. There was only our family plus two other families that came and went during our several hour stay. Our young daughter wanted to dig for buried treasure, since she had read that Rhode Island has much undiscovered treasure from pirate ships of many years ago. She did not find any buried treasure, but we did find some of the best sea shells we've seen at any beach.

Visited October 2012
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Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Solitude”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Third Beach is a beach (originally a Navy beach) nothing more but for many that's all they want. Great for kids, relatively calm and safe. No activities other than what you bring yourself.

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Long Island, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“NOT IMPRESSED”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

They charged $10 to park. The water was blood red from the algae. Small beach. No bathrooms. No beach huts with food. Just a ice cream truck. I am wondering where the money is going to if they don't have any conveniences for the patrons.

Visited July 2012
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Newport, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful quiet beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

A beautiful quiet beach. Great for small children - no waves and a protected swimming area. It's my wife's favorite beach.

Visited August 2012
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Waterville, Québec
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Quiet, clean beach without ocean waves.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Water was very clear and fairly warm, but it would have been better if there were ocean waves... Supervised beach great for families, especially with young children.

Visited August 2012
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