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Back for one last look in November

We are awed by the dramatic changes happening to this beach and this visit was no different as we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
Quiet, private beach

"Lucy" is a private beach for residents and guests of the Town of Chilmark. Nice clean sand and... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Robert S
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Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02535
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are awed by the dramatic changes happening to this beach and this visit was no different as we found even more erosion of the cliffs and shifting of the beach itself. But, still, all in all, one of the most beautiful beaches in America....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed September 16, 2018

"Lucy" is a private beach for residents and guests of the Town of Chilmark. Nice clean sand and somewhat rocky surface going into the water

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to see the beach but the lady at that the gate was very rude. Not sure why someone would be so rude to the few people that were visiting that day since it was the off season.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This private beach is a gem! Great waves, secluded, and even dramatic monolithic rock formations. Oh and just past LVB, miles and miles and miles of pristine Vinyard sand! If you have, or can get, a pass for this beach (you even need a walk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JTurner805
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We make it a point to visit Lucy Vincent once a year when non resides can get in. The amount of beach erosion was shocking and the area where the former cliff walk was, has disappeared even more. The pilar is still there, but for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank jer b
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Lucy Vincent Beach is a Chilmark beach which is normally an entrance by town permit only, but off season, it open to anyone. It is certainly one of the loveliest beach on Island. It has been a tradition for many Islanders and visitor to go...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank jer b
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Quiet and clean..scenic and majestic. We even saw seals occasionally. Love the bluffs above you as you’re swimming and sun bathing. Rocks galore..so pretty. Love this beach! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Beautiful beach with great sand and water. Waves were variable depending on wind, but my kids were able to boogie board and jump in the waves most days. We stayed at Menemsha Inn so received a "walk on" pass with our stay. Since we were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ashley S
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We went once and kept going back. There was something for everyone -- waves for big kids, but not too big for little kids, beautiful sand, perfect vibe. A couple of tips: get there early. Before 11:00 if you can. That way you can definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Happado
Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is a beach designated for Chilmark residents. We obtained our pass from the Beach Plum Inn. Not many reviews here due to the restrictions, but if you can obtain a pass, it's worth a few hours of relaxation. Beautiful rock formations, small cliff dunes,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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March 10, 2017|
Response from ttikgirl8 | Reviewed this property |
Vehicle : Lucy Vincent Beach 1 Day - Full Season $85 Squibnocket Beach Full season $50 Menemsha Beach No Fee Walk- On : Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket Beaches $10 Maximum: 4 passes Menemsha Beach No Fee
Michelle M
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Response from jwells3665 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure when the season begins or ends. We were there on for Memorial Day weekend, and we had no problem getting on. I'm thinking the beach season would be when they have lifeguards there, and I would think that most... More