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South Beach

Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Best Beach for tanning

Located on the Vineyard south of edgartown. Best beach for tanning. The undertow and waves are a... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
Huckins210a
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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Rainbow of blue waters

The color of the water are different shades of blue. It goes from dark blue to medium blue n then a... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2016
Carol B
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Whitestone, NY
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (50 reviews)
“big waves” (19 reviews)
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Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

Located on the Vineyard south of edgartown. Best beach for tanning. The undertow and waves are a little dangerous at times. Bring your lunch and enjoy the day.

Thank Huckins210a
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The color of the water are different shades of blue. It goes from dark blue to medium blue n then a turquoise color. The beach has a lifeguard in season n picnic tables. Great little beach for families, couples and singles. Too bad it's too...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Soft white sand, great Atlantic Ocean surf. No better way to spend a Vineyard summer day. Convenient location, you'll want to spend the whole day.

Thank Nomisnek
Reviewed March 1, 2016

You can off- road using your van/truck or jeep! You can also hit bumps and go flying! You can also stop for a relaxing swim!

Thank Max S
Reviewed February 26, 2016

We were visiting Matha's vineyard in August, around the same time as the Obama's, the whole Island was filled with police cards and secret service. The president was having dinner with his daughters a few blocks away from the beach which was amazing! Now the...More

2  Thank JewelDestinations
Reviewed February 22, 2016

disclaimer - we were here the last week in June so our experience may be jaded by being pre-season. But all in all, so gorgeous, so serene and peaceful. Gentle waves for the kids to splash around in. Hardly any other people at the beach....More

Thank christigpa
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This is a great beach, with not nearly enough parking during the summer season - but there is very easy bus transportation there!

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Adjacent to KATAMA Airport (1B2) you can fly in with your plane, go to beach parking and walk across the street to the beach. Their is a changing area. Open water so the best surf on the Island. Somewhat a steep drop-off so not the...More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Local residents say they come everyday for a walk.beach was clean,several sand dunes close to where u park.parking was free. It was chilly October 17th on the beach,a bit windy.

1  Thank susan m
Reviewed December 29, 2015

I have to admit that we were slightly disappointed after having read good reviews. I found the beach to be quite narrow, steep access to the water and it looked like a fairly strong undertow. Parking on sand seemed plentiful and the walk to the...More

1  Thank wolf55
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janeenpearson
August 3, 2017|
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During the summer dogs are allowed after 5pm ...in off season they are permitted all day
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dteal2000
July 4, 2017|
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zzznorlax
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have to get a permit to drive a vehicle on the beach. No fee to sun bathe.
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