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Madaket Beach

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Address: Nantucket, MA 02554
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Located on the south side of Nantucket, this beach is known for its rough...

Located on the south side of Nantucket, this beach is known for its rough surf.

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A spot of paradise

Great beach vibe. Beautiful sunset. Ample space. Small parking lot with a portapotty. A little bit of trash washed up on the shore.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lauren B
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Dorset, Vermont
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Dorset, Vermont
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach vibe. Beautiful sunset. Ample space. Small parking lot with a portapotty. A little bit of trash washed up on the shore.

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Aspen, Colorado
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful Nantucket beach that encourages long wandering walks to take in the views from every vantage point, or just sit on the beach and enjoy it from wherever you may be.

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Naples FL
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63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous beach with great waves and room to walk. We were fortunate to rent a house here never having visited before and were really pleased with the beautiful, serene setting.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This great beach offers public parking (turn left just before end of Madaket Road to enter parking lot) and has the best sunsets on the island.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My only regret about Madaket is that it was way too rough to go swimming. This is a beautiful beach and it's a stop on the Wave transit system which is nice. The day we went red flags were up all over the place. The waves were huge and crashing right near the surf line. The lifeguards were not letting... More 

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Mamaroneck
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but nice surf.. Clean beach. Good walking beach. Never too crowded. Lifeguard on duty. Seems like plenty of parking.

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Westchester , NY
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

The weather gods have repaired Smith Point to perfection . You can drive almost all the way to Tuckernuck Island now . Massive stretches of beach all to yourself but go to very end to watch the rip between the point and Tuckernuck ( its many miles drive but sand not as soft as Great Point so easier for newbies... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

The sunsets are breathtaking and worth the trip. The beach is nice and has a lot of surf and waves. Glad to see life guards and port-a-potties.

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited this beach. The views were amazing. It was a very clean beach with lifeguard in duty. The beach was covered with fog in the middle of the day and was unlike any beach I'd seen before. It was a 5 minute walk from the bus stop.

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Southbury, Connecticut
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Beautiful place to view the sunset and waves on the ocean, especially while you eat and drink at Millie's.

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