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The most interesting lighthouse on the island

Nothing terribly special here, but it is the most attractive accessible lighthouse on the island... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MindStorm00
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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This is a nice beach with quiet water and pretty views. It's an easy walk from the town center... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Dan_Itchy_Feet
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's $5 but the view is the best in Edgartown. The climb is the most intriguing part of the experience. I doubt the insurance company has any idea what's going on at the place -- you have to climb up and down a metal ladder...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

We like to hit the volleyball around (no net) and go for a swim when we go to the beach... The sand is loaded with sharp shells, so we had to wear shoes. The wind came up, too, which isn't perfect for a beach visit....More

1  Thank CaliforniaMillers
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing terribly special here, but it is the most attractive accessible lighthouse on the island. Worth going to if you are looking for lighthouses, but otherwise, not a problem if you were to miss it.

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a nice beach with quiet water and pretty views. It's an easy walk from the town center. If you plan to spend any time there be aware that there are no services (public toilets) here, nor is there anywhere to buy water/snacks. The...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Very pretty lighthouse. The lighthouse serves as a memorial for children. We have taken our Christmas card picture at this lighthouse.

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my fave beaches on the island. The water is so calm and clear here and the sand is super soft. Great place for younger kids 2 splash around in the water.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Easy walk from town center. Beautiful beach and lagoon. Lots of Beach Roses. To access public walkway its hidden between last two houses on the road. Or you can access further down from road side.

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This lighthouse is quintessential New England. You can walk right out to it and sit on the beach and watch the boats go by. Great view of the town and the HarborView Hotel.

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We parked in Edgartown and strolled around the shops in beautiful weather. As we walked out to the lighthouse, we enjoyed looking at the lovely homes, which once belonged to whaler captains. The ocean was calm, and the view delightful.

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We like to hit the volleyball around (no net) and go for a swim when we go to the beach... The sand is loaded with sharp shells, so we had to wear shoes. The wind came up, too, which isn't perfect for a beach visit....More

1  Thank CaliforniaMillers
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Such a pleasant place to visit, sit and relax. The beach here is definitely calmer than South Beach with none of the undertow, so it is perfect for children.

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Beautiful and very calm beach nestled among the beautiful houses in Edgartown. Difficult to decide whether to look at the ocean or the houses. Water was freezing.

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mackcliffe3
July 17, 2017|
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Hi there, Head into Edgartown down Main Street and then take a LEFT onto N. Water Street heading towards the Harbor View Hotel (you will see signs for the hotel on Main Street). The access to the beach is on the right side... More
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daveboston9
June 4, 2017|
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Parking for Lighthouse Beach is tricky. Very few spots in Edgartown, and no real public parking except for the small lot down by the Town Dock. My suggestion is to just keep driving up and down the streets near the... More
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Biswa M
May 26, 2017|
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Hi. You can see the Edgartown Lighthouse from many angles along the waterfront of Edgartown, and there is a walking trail that will take you to the lighthouse and to lighthouse beach. Search Edgartown Lighthouse here on... More
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