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Harvey's Beach

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Address: Route 154, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone Number: 860-395-3152

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A nice place to chill

Just returned from an evening visit to Harvey's beach. I went to listen to my book and watch the day calmly turn into night. Not a place to swim. But a pleasant place to sip wine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
lorigp2016
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from an evening visit to Harvey's beach. I went to listen to my book and watch the day calmly turn into night. Not a place to swim. But a pleasant place to sip wine and watch kite flyers, crabbers, hand-holders and waders. And, in late fall, a beautiful sunset.

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Thank lorigp2016
Brookfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there with my family on Sunday and had a great time! The water and beach are great if you have small children. Water is warm and gentle. The sandbar is an unusual feature of this beach and makes it enjoyable for play for children and adults. The facilities especially the bathrooms are very clean which was a nice surprise.... More 

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Thank Stephen S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to relax. Go at night for the sunset and let the dogs run in the ocean. Low Tide is just the best! Clamming is a must as well.

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1 Thank Angela T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there during our stay at Old saybrook. A beach is really clean and not full with visitors. Only thing is they have a parking fee.

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Tiffin, Ohio
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach was charming, and tucked away in Old Saybrook. And like other reviewers, I also missed the driveway for it. It was smaller than I anticipated, but when we arrived there was plenty of parking available and they didn't charge us (was like 3:30PM). It was a nice place to get out of the car after traveling and walk... More 

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Thank TechGuy76
Lake George, New York
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is a clean, well maintained beach and easy to find. We often bike there from the B & B where we stay. Nice views and there's an overhang to get out of the sun, which is nice.

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Manchester, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We stopped by to check out Harvey's beach, for a return visit in June. There is a concession stand and bathroom/changing rooms in the parking lot. It is pretty easy to miss the entrance.

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Thank Andy05255
Guilford
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a great beach for walking on a vast sandbar, also at times viewing sea life. Beautiful, serene view.

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Thank Ellen C
East Lyme, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The water is incredibly warm and shallow for quite a distance. We love taking our toddler here. Con: parking is expensive

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This tucked away little beach was perfect for a romantic sunset outing on a fall evening. It has gorgeous views over the water!

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