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Great family beach

The sand is soft and the life guards are a welcome addition to our swimming safety...great food at... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
Groton, Connecticut
Two Lighthouses & multiple Ferries to watch

Didn't use the beach, but the adjacent park provides a wonderful spot to see the New London Harbour... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

The sand is soft and the life guards are a welcome addition to our swimming safety...great food at the snack bar during summer months...ample parking...and fishing is available there year round

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank devele44
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Didn't use the beach, but the adjacent park provides a wonderful spot to see the New London Harbour Lighthouse and the New London Ledge Lighthouse as well as the high speed (40 mph) ferry from Block Island and the car ferries sailing across the Long...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Beach is very well maintained and the grounds and restaurant are just wonderful. Food is very inexpensive, staff is super friendly and the entire beach grounds are non-smoking, very nice.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Busy beach in the summer, parking rates apply mid June through Labor Day. If you go a lot, you can purchase a pass for the summer. Zberski house can be rented for small events. There is also a concession stand with the usual beach food....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Pamela T
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This is for the locals: This beach is so expensive, we all know this. I never visit during the day but you used to be able to drive in after 6, not have to pay a beach fee and just get a nice dinner by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kristineregine
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

When people come to visit Mystic, they always wonder where the beaches are.... this is it. Our own little piece of paradise with a white sandy beach, playground and best beach food around. Handmade burgers and New England clam chowda that is better than any...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank jeanninelove
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Cool breeze and a perfect place to view the sunset. Enjoying a walk and the view makes this place more beautiful

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank vasu87
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Small scenic outcropping in Groton. Beautiful camera shots with sea birds and water vegetation. Great place to be alone with your thoughts.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

I've live in Groton for years and have watched a inane rules, fear of law suits and lack of upkeep have taken all the fun out of Eastern Point Beach. Two beautiful rafts have disappeared after a brief stint, the waterline is often lined with...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank orion1248
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is an awesome place to go to watch ships and boats come and go.There are tables to sit at and eat.There are often walkers or joggers making their circuts around the property.

Date of experience: September 2016
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