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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

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Address: 474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 4018471993
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One of Newport's most popular beaches.

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Good Beach for waves

We visited Second Beach a few times during our stay in Middletown. Red algae was a common problem here, but there was one day which it was not present which made the water very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
brianp1975
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Second Beach a few times during our stay in Middletown. Red algae was a common problem here, but there was one day which it was not present which made the water very enjoyable. We only utilized the Surfer's End as it was closest to our cottage rental but the sand was very nice and the water temp was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful beach. Very crowded on a hot July day, of course. Please be aware, there are no trash barrels so be prepared to take whatever your bring in, back out. Fun waves, clean sand. The seagulls are very aggressive and will pull the food right out from your hand. Feeding them only encourages them. One seagull bit my nieces finger... More 

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boston area usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gorgeous, clean, wide beach. Great waves, spotless bathrooms. Great for long walks and don't miss the Del's truck at surfer's end!

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Swansea, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first time to Second Beach, so we weren't sure what to expect. It was fantastic! We got there early (around 9:00) and there were very few cars. There seemed to be plenty of parking ($15 weekdays). We chose a spot close to the snack place (burgers, wraps, chicken fingers, fries, drinks, etc.). The bathrooms in the building... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beach is very clean, I prefer this beach to any on the island. I spent every summer day, rain or shine, on this beach when I was a teenager. And I continue to visit this beach though I've moved away years ago. Second beach is well worth the drive to go spend a day, or a summer.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best beach on Aquidneck island. Its usually the most crowded at the left end (west end) of the beach, Surfer's end. You can sit on the rocks overlooking the water or go surfing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two whole days in Second Beach during a nice July weekend. The beach was gorgeous and not that crowded for a perfect July beach day. Parking was an issue,but understandable. Wish they could have more parking. Snack bars and slush truck were very convenient and not outrageously expensive. Would definitely go back again!

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1 Thank Lu Z
CT
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach. Too crowded. Could not enjoy it. Went in July. Too many people. I have to say more but don't know what to say so I will add some photos

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Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second Beach is all you want a beach to be!!! Soft white sand and beautiful blue water. The water is warm and the waves aren't too big, which is how I like it. The snack bar has a good variety of food and is really not that expensive. Burgers, hot dogs, GREAT french fries etc., along with picnic tables where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely clean beach perfect for families. No concession stand or picnic area so few seagulls or bees. Easy parking even for RVs. Worth the parking/admission price since you can spend the whole day here. We will return here anytime we are in the area.

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