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Best overall beach for sun & waves

our favorite beach for the last 21 years, great surfing, boogie boarding, and body surfing. Has a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrbinkster
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Greenwich, Connecticut
Beautiful!

Probably my favorite beach on Nantucket, just because of the beauty alone. No facilities or food... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Hotelsnobb
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Boston, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our favorite beach for the last 21 years, great surfing, boogie boarding, and body surfing. Has a bathroom, and food concession trucks come there. Sometimes crowded, on the new bike path, and close to the farm.

Thank mrbinkster
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Probably my favorite beach on Nantucket, just because of the beauty alone. No facilities or food, but love to go for walks on the beach, especially during the quiet season.

Thank Hotelsnobb
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Great view, great access, great waves. Bike trail goes all the way to the beach. Lots of people,were there, but there was no problem finding a place to settle.

Thank austinteri
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Nice bike ride out to Cisco. Although was generally sunny, too windy to enjoy the beach. The kite surfers were loving it, though!

Thank DLCote
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This is primarily a surfing beach. There is no food or real bathrooms here and the beach is fairly small. I wouldn't plan to stay here all day but a few hours would be fine.

Thank gcorcella
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Cisco has a rough surf and has many surfers in the water all day. You can take surfing lessons here. Even if you opt out of going in the water, it's fun to watch the surfers. There are portable bathrooms in the parking lot. Late...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The road into the beach is quite rough, lots of pot holes, but worth it. The surf. Often with surfers battling the waves. But the draw for me is the sunsets.

Thank Sebastian22013
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Just your average beach. The other Nantucket beaches have so much more to offer! This one, however, has lots of parking.

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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

I admit, I've been going to Cisco for over 60 years. Used to be our surfing spot in the 60's. Still tons of fun. Surf can be too big for little, timid kids, but you'll see little kids surfing too! Used to be called Ciscowherethechicksgo....More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Nice beach and not too overcrowded (although we came during the off season in October). My friend and I rode our bikes here from town and it was an easy ride and even easier to find. The beach is beautiful, with never ending bluffs and...More

Thank Kasia R
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