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Surfside Beach

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Address: Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508 228 1700
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Oceanside Nantucket beach.

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Beautiful Beach

We came here last week on a beach drop from The Nantucket Hotel. The beach is wide, long with great sand. The view is so pretty and you have great waves, sandy bottom and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Stillcrazy86
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here last week on a beach drop from The Nantucket Hotel. The beach is wide, long with great sand. The view is so pretty and you have great waves, sandy bottom and a snack bar and restaurant with changing rooms and showers.

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Hereford, Texas
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic Nantucket Beach. Rent you chairs and umbrella on site and save carrying it. Loaded cheeseburgers at the Snack Shack are some of the best on the island.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent over an hour going over and under the waves with the kids. Family friendly beach with a great snack shack for lunch.

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1 Thank christine L
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surfside is a great beach on which to spend time, sightsee, and relax whether you are visiting for a few hours or a few days. It features easy access by car (there's ample parking), bike (the bike trails are excellent), or public transportation (the Nantucket WAVE system runs a frequent schedule). The sand is nice and white, the beach is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of choices on Nantucket, but our go-to favorite is Suftside. Big enough to spread out, nice waves, easy access, chairs and umbrellas for rent, decent food.

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surfside is a great family beach with lifeguards, food and bathroom/showers. It also has ample parking. If you don't have a car the bike path is good - the wave makes a stop there.

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McLean, Virginia
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Surfside for it's beautiful white sand, heavy waves, and spotting of sea creatures like seals! This beach has lifeguards, public restrooms and a concession food stand. It is good for every age but I caution families with young children, as the waves can be so strong as to knock anyone down and drag them into the deeper ocean.... More 

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most popular beach of the island, has easy access by car , the location has parking, bathrooms and a small snack bar that only works in summer.

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surfside Beach continues to be one of our favorites, although I wouldn't recommend it for weak swimmers and young children unless close supervision is provided. The surf can be heavy and the undertow strong. The snack bar and restrooms are great to have access to. In addition the bus services the beach regularly. We love coming back year after year.

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Thank Patti N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

My wife and I rode our bikes to surfside beach. We went in June it was quite and the white sandy beach was beautiful.

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