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Clean beach with all the amenities

The beach was wonderful. Clean restrooms food and when we there after Labor Day not people on top... read more

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Gail H
Southold, United States
Great beach/amenities

The beach itself is beautiful and a great place to spend an afternoon. The snack shack is good, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Oceanside Nantucket beach.
Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Reviewed yesterday

The beach was wonderful. Clean restrooms food and when we there after Labor Day not people on top of people.

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach itself is beautiful and a great place to spend an afternoon. The snack shack is good, but it is pretty expensive. Note that adding any extras on wraps/sandwiches will cost you. The bathroom/shower/changing area is great and you can rent chairs and umbrellas...More

Thank jacqpaul91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surfside is our go-to Nantucket beach. It's beautiful (as they all are!), and convenient . . . parking, snack bar, chair and umbrella rentals, changing rooms . . . makes it super easy to enjoy a fabulous beach day!

Thank MelBarrett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth to trip out of town. Only 20 minutes to get there. Great for family with children an not crowded. Food and bathrooms are also available. Plenty of parking and only 2 minutes to the beach.

Thank jpfjed
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

This beach was by far the best , miles of golden sand , not too busy and it was a hot August day , plenty of room for everyone ... we rode our bikes there ..1/2 hour ish from Nantucket town ... beach cafe which...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Surfside is our favorite beach on the island (though we usually try and sit a little further down at the entrance to Fisherman's). We love the waves, and the amount of space and can bring our two golden retrievers to play in the water. There...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful beach! We took an Uber here from town and headed down the beautiful path to the water’s edge. We brought our own chairs and towels but after a few hours wanted an umbrella. When we tried to rent one at the shack,...More

Thank Bonniebelle4
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Excellent beach for families! The water is warm and the waves are minimal so kids can enjoy their time in the water without worrying about currents or waves crashing on them.

Thank McGee5
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Absolutely terrible. You wait a couple of hours for a stone cold crab cake. Deplorable ripoff. They even lock the toilets. Worst place on the island.

Thank Peb999
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The waves here are some of the best on the island. Very relaxing place to be although if you have kids you may be a little wary of them in the water (there are however lifeguards on duty in the summer). There is a big...More

Thank MI6Reviewer
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Celia F
July 17, 2018|
Response from William W |
Surfers sometimes hit Surfside in “shoulder” season (June and Sept) but it’s usually too crowded during peak summer months. Better surf at Cisco usually.
September 2, 2015|
Response from deborah_sangabriel | Reviewed this property |
No. And this is an isolated section of the island as far as stores and restaurants go.