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A bit away from the hustle

This is just a little quieter than Edgartown itself, but it far from undiscovered. With a proper... read more

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Nice large beach!

You have to be careful of the undertow because it is not good at this beach. Watch out for kids in... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2019
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“A bit away from the hustle”
Feb 7, 2019
“Nice large beach!”
Jump the waves or ride the great surf on the Atlantic Ocean side of this three-mile barrier beach, or enjoy a more relaxed pace on the tranquil Katama Bay side, a protected salt pond with lovely views of the bay. Katama is the largest public beach...more
555 Katama Rd, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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Reviewed yesterday

This is just a little quieter than Edgartown itself, but it far from undiscovered. With a proper permit you can drive on the beach.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cookpias
Reviewed February 7, 2019

You have to be careful of the undertow because it is not good at this beach. Watch out for kids in the water because of the undertow. The waves can be strong too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debrad328
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Katama beach was a pleasant stop as we made our way along the coast. Not a whole lot else to say but it was a lovely beach stop. It can be quite busy throughout the year so making sure that you have parking can be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chenn1
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Located a couple miles off of Edgartown, Katama is a heavenly world unto itself. You look out onto the vastness of the Atlantic, watch the waves come in and the sandpipers scurry around looking for dinner, and enjoy nature at its best. Parking can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patty8888
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It's a beach and is easily accessible by public transportation. No chair or umbrella rentals available.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ralph213
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Wonderful beach, family friendly, can get busy but relaxing locale. Get there earlier to park your car.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Strong waves so be a good swimmer to tackle this beach. You may see dolphins off the coast on any given day. The beach is pristine and you can walk for miles. Off roading is also allowed if you have the right vehicle for it.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Such a gem of a beach but remember you need a beach pass. Get one from the hotel your at or town hall. Explore the other beaches too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Amazing hoe clear the water was, too chilly to get in still, but everything was very clean and nice to take a walk on!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kfedney
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The sandy beach is well maintained and patrolled. There are lifeguard stations at reasonable distances from one another such that the coverage is good. The view is unobstructed. It's fun to watch the low flying planes and glider above.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Neil760
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