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Address: Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: +1 508-228-0925
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Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities...

Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities and food stands.

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Perfect for kids

Great little beach for kids. Playground and shallow waters. Also an amazing view and very close to shops and eats.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Rory T
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Houston, Texas
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Burlington, Connecticut
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128 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Between the beach, open space, and playground, there is a lot to do for a little one. There are also daily yoga and music classes. Great place for small children but as they grow older I would take them to Jetties instead. Food and toys available for for purchase makes it a great place to spend part of the day.

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Thank BadgerConn
Houston, Texas
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89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Great little beach for kids. Playground and shallow waters. Also an amazing view and very close to shops and eats.

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Thank Rory T
Lebanon, Connecticut
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is in a sheltered cove area near a playground. The sand is nice and there is decent views of the harbor.

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New York City, New York
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842 reviews
626 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A safe haven for kids and parents alike to swim and dip to a cold and clean water with its protective barriers.

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Dana Point, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Children's Beach is perfect for families with children. There's a park with shade next door with a cafe to grab drinks and/or lunch!! No waves makes it safe!!

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Calm water, decent sized (but small) beach area, small take-out cafe with covered tables, large lawn area with a couple of picnic tables and shaded benches. Great for little ones, especially in the 1-5 year old age range. Also, easy access to town and sandwich shops, stores, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I loved it. Soooo mutch It was bet God as we played a lot of games and had a lot of fun on the climbing frame and the swings where the best I loved it everyone go and play there it is awesome

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Back in the 70's this is where the American Red Cross used to hold swimming lessons. My friends and I would gather each morning as young-ins and learn to swim. It is a great beach with calm water protected by the harbor. A playground is there and a great place to see the boats coming in and out from the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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313 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

There is grass to play on and safe water to swim in. Also plenty of well planned vacation activities on the calendar to keep all the kids happy

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Thank Theresa D
United States
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114 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Children's Beach is a block or two from the Steamship Ferry and town. It's got swings, green grass, a bandstand, picnic tables, and a beach. I wouldn't be too keen on having my kids swim here for any length of time because you're swimming in the same water as the town dock and boats - including the ferry - probably... More 

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