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Address: Northeastern end of island, Nantucket, MA
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GREAT BEACH.....

Great beach, lovely views. Like some beaches the current and rip need to be watched closely if you plan to go in the water

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
RICK L
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great beach, lovely views. Like some beaches the current and rip need to be watched closely if you plan to go in the water

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must stay....incredible location.... Rooms are comfy and individual....thickrst mattresses ever....staff wonderful and attentive....could spend days lounging on the great lawn

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MD
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bunnies, came out to eat grass on the lawn. I did not find this place stuffy at all, we actually overdressed, Jackets are not required (?) welcome to the beach. Everyone was nice. Raspberry cosmopolitan was perfect. I had the organic greens, delicious and enough for me. Hubby had the chowder and swordfish. All good. Enjoyed the quiet, outdoor setting... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Rent a jeep (only way to get there), drive out (about 45-60 minutes) and be prepared to fall in love with they precious natural place/experience in Nantucket. This is essential Nantucket, away from all the touristy dopes who just go to Edgartown and shop on their Nantucket vacation. Bring bug spray; if the wind is lulled, weirdly, the skilled buggers... More 

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Switzerland
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Gateway to the Coskata Coatue Wildlife Refuge, the most beautiful and desolate north tip of the island. After going to see the Great Point Light, stop at the Wauwinet Hotel for a drink, lunch, dinner or overnight. IMHO best part of the island for peace and calm.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

A very special and off-the-beaten-track part of Nantucket Island, Barely developed, and now under the protection of two conservancies -- Unspoiled and remarkable flora and fauna. We saw baby gulls with their moms -- Osprey nesting, seals at play, crabs of many sizes running sideways - all among the dunes with windswept trees and bushes of beach rose. It was... More 

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Sugar Land
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

If you want to be pampered and have old world charm, this is the place! Plenty of room to spread out on a lounge chair by the bay or take a walk on the beach. Let the staff pack you a picnic! Don't miss out on the lemon ricotta pancakes for breakfast!

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We rented a jeep and drove on the beach to see the seals. It was breath taking!!! It's a great place to bring a lunch and spend the day. What a wonderful way to totally relax in Mother Nature's splendor!

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Syracuse, NY
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88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My wife and I spent three days and evenings at the Wauwinet, and all I can say is that this is the nicest hotel I have ever stayed at. Without exaggeration, you get the feeling that you are visiting at the Great Gatsby's home. Everything is first class from the service to the furnishings. May is very quiet on Nantucket;... More 

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Springfield, IL
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Four wheel drive a MUST. You need to deflate tire pressure to 15 lbs before going onto the beach and refill the tires once you come off the sand. Lots of sea lions. Beautiful sand. Moderate waves.

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