South Beach

South Beach, Edgartown: Address, Phone Number, South Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

South Beach
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cannonater
Salt Lake City, UT1,223 contributions
Sep 2021
Quiet. Clean , and Off the beaten path. Kind of a cold overcast day so didn’t get to spend much time there.
Written September 5, 2021
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Beth P
Lisbon, Portugal7 contributions
Jul 2021
Beautiful surf, breeezy, easy parking. The only downside was one really aggressive sea gull who stole my chicken thigh! Watch your lunches!
Written August 6, 2021
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Sherri M
Plainville, MA142 contributions
Jun 2021
We dropped by South Beach/Katama Beach on our way from Aquinnah to Edgarton as part of our 4.5 hour blitz on the island in a rental car.  Parking is FREE!!!! I wish I had been able to figure that out ahead of time, but was happy that was the case.  (In fact, apparently ALL parking on the island is free except for the beaches out by Aquinnah.) Also, take a close look at the Satellite image on Google Maps; if you are going south toward the beach on Herring Creek Road (the west end of the beach area), you will pass three dirt parking lots on your left before you have to make the left onto Atlantic Dr. At that intersection, you can turn right into another dirt parking area and if you go to the end of that dirt lot, there is an access road to a lot that is just steps from the beach.  We were there on a Monday in late June, and we were able to park practically at the entrance to the path through the dune area, and from there it was maybe 100 feet of walking in the sand up and down a very slight rise to get to the beach.  However, where you enter the beach is at the very edge where it transitions to private property (and there are big menacing signs everywhere), so it was super packed right there and we would have had to walk some distance if we had been planning to stay for a while. The waves were nice and big and continuous, and the fact that just to the west of where we were standing was completely deserted made for great pictures. 
Written July 3, 2021
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starshooter37
Severn, MD38 contributions
Jun 2021 • Couples
The ticks!!! Yikes! Be aware before you decide to lay out yor towels and beach bags. It was an infestation. Who knew a beach could have so many ticks? We were enjoying the ocean breezes and the wonderful sunlight and upon adjusting our position on our beach towels, we noticed not one but a multitude of ticks. Imagine the ick factor. It's both gross and a public health concern. Yet, there are no warnings about it; just sharks.
Written June 6, 2021
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Gypsy
Chicago, IL22 contributions
Aug 2020
Love beach life and Martha’s Vinyard has plenty of beach life to experience! I sampled all of the beaches both public and private and I’m impressed by the cleanliness of each and every beach!!!
Written November 12, 2020
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lesroccario
Albany, NY180 contributions
Sep 2020
My favorite bike ride from town and a lovely beach. Easy to ride to and walk. Put it on your to do list.
Written September 21, 2020
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Irish_in_NY
New York63 contributions
Sep 2020
Spent several days here on our visit. The beach is beautiful, parking is convenient. We did not see any restroom (?) so we would head back to our rental (as needed!!). Didn't see any life guards, but not sure if there are any there normally (we visited in mid-September). Beach was not crowded so everyone maintained good social distancing.
Written September 19, 2020
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Jennifer H
Houston, TX554 contributions
Sep 2020
It was the prettiest beach we saw while on Martha’s Vineyard! It’s definitely worth stopping by to take a look :)
Written September 18, 2020
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Brookiecreativegirl
Austin, TX157 contributions
Sep 2020
Its fun when its not too crowded which is after 4 pm. The waves are crazy and the drop off is scary. It's not my favorite beach on the island but we can bike here.
Written September 10, 2020
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Marla
Philadelphia, PA4 contributions
Aug 2020 • Solo
The beach is long and beautiful. There is also, a lovely sandy walking path along the bay side of the beach. The only downside is that the beach can get crowded (along with the area for 4 wheel drive trucks), particularly during high tide.
Also, can be a party beach....
Written September 2, 2020
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