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Surfside Beach

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Address: Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
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+1 508-228-1700
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Oceanside Nantucket beach.

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best beach for day trip

This beach is easily accessible by the local bus system. There is a snack bar, bathrooms and chair rental, so bring your suit or change of clothes if taking away trip to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
S H
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Norwell, Massachusetts
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Norwell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This beach is easily accessible by the local bus system. There is a snack bar, bathrooms and chair rental, so bring your suit or change of clothes if taking away trip to the island. This beach is on the opposite side of the island as the ferry and therefore is a different body of water. Great surf, ( rough at... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for along beach walk in November. Hearing the waves and the seagulls is so calming. Enjoyed looking at the flock of plovers or sandpipers running for and back, running, stopping, flying away and coming back to find their food in the wet sand, but not getting caught by the waves.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this beach in spring, summer, and fall over the past 20 years. It is on the Southern part of a Nantucket, directly on the Atlantic ocean. The sand dunes, wild grasses and wild roses surround you as you walk down to the large stretch of very clean sand and the ocean itself. The beach is... More 

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Destin, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Finally found a way to drive out to the nude beach at Nantucket with our Jeep only to find that they don't allow vehicles any more. No signs, but most of the access point have been closed off. While we were there at least a dozen sun bathers told us that vehicles aren't allowed. Don't know why they can't put... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is a beautiful beach on ACK. The waves are excellent. Get a body board and enjoy. They rent beach chairs here as well, which is convenient.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Great beach. Sand was super. Not rocky. Waves were so much fun to jump and play! Bathrooms, showers and a snack shack. Could walk the beach for awhile. By far my favorite beach in nantucket.

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Like its name, great surf and highly recommend for older kids and good swimmers for the waves can be big and undertow strong but just amazing waves and ocean feeling.

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Boston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is a pretty beach. The problem is that it is really not that safe to swim in in my opinion. The water today there was very warm. Not as warm as Jetties but surprisingly close to it. If they didn't have lifeguards here I would say forget it. The view of the planes landing is nice too. The problems... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Surfside is he classic Nantucket south shore beach. Easy to bike or drive to from town. The facilities are above and beyond any other beach on the South Shore, and only Jetties Beach next to the harbor can compare in this respect. The made-to order cheeseburgers are surprisingly good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

from SA and so far best waves Ive seen in USA. Just a must in Nantucket! Good facilities, better food .

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