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Ocean beach and waves

Although it was not beach weather during our recent visit, South Beach is still very nice. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flushing, New York
Swimming in 🌊

Great surf! Great waves. We discovered later that we brought some of the beach and surf back to our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret F
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Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was not beach weather during our recent visit, South Beach is still very nice. If you like waves and surf conditions, this is your beach. Be careful of riptide and rough surf on pre-storm days. There are toilet and change stations available

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great surf! Great waves. We discovered later that we brought some of the beach and surf back to our rental😉 due to strong surf Wonderful beautiful South 🏖 Pristine beach Portable bathrooms near parking Long Beach for a good walk

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’re portable rest rooms for men and women near beach, which was relatively ok to use. Beach was slightly rocky but good waves to have fun. No food stand or anything near by but clean environment. Busses stop by. Quiet and peaceful.

Thank nyay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its even better off season in my opinion. We were on the Vineyard for the week up to Labor Day. By Labor Day afternoon there were only a few people on the beach. Prior to that... mobbed. Even so... an amzing beach with grave waves...More

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully accessible public beach. Great sand and plenty of room to spread out. Public bathrooms have been added.

Thank NRMomof4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I rented a house for one week in July in Katama in the Ocean Pines area. The main reason for this rental area of Edgartown was to be close to South Beach. It turned out to be as picture perfect as all...More

2  Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach had a perfect set up. Was our favourite, having been to many in Cape Cod. Parking is free and plentiful. Good changerooms. Washrooms. Beautiful.

Thank james38Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South Beach in Edgartown is a nice ocean beach with lifeguards in-season and ample parking at the left anf right fork ends. Parking can be difficult on high occupancy weekends inbetween where the beach is less crowded. The wave action is good though there is...More

Thank riprunner1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

South Beach has huge waves, great sand, and is an overall beautiful place to catch some rays. It was one of the island's filming locations of Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster film, Jaws.

Thank TravelingNAL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon here. The beach is very clean. There are 2 lifeguard stations. Thoroughly enjoyed playing in the waves. The water was warm. Wish I could have stayed longer.

Thank MaSam
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Kathleen B
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Margaret F | Reviewed this property |
August 2018 No parking fees No entrance fee Beach is public Great surf Wonderful beach Portable bathroom near parking
March 10, 2018|
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Response from cgpabon01 | Reviewed this property |
Beaches are free and public, there are shuttle bus that goes around the beaches, from the ferry terminals. They can take you around the various routes in the island, and you can take you bike.
January 9, 2018|
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Response from jmoeling | Reviewed this property |
pretty short walk. get there early