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“Felt away from it all...”
Review of Katama Beach

Katama Beach
Ranked #8 of 41 things to do in Edgartown
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Owner description: Jump the waves or ride the great surf on the Atlantic Ocean side of this three-mile barrier beach, or enjoy a more relaxed pace on the tranquil Katama Bay side, a protected salt pond with lovely views of the bay. Katama is the largest public beach on the island.
Waltham, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Felt away from it all...”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

I enjoyed all of the beaches on the Vineyard for different reasons; Katama Beach felt like the most remote of all we visited...a vast, gorgeous beach. Nice and sandy (vs. rocky.) Fairly rough seas while we were there in September that made swimming a no-go, but a great beach for relaxing in the ocean air. Loved the bike path that leads to the beach, too--a very nice bike ride from Edgartown.

Visited September 2013
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Boston
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143 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“wind and waves”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

we love this beach for its surf and breeze. not so great for little children who haven't learned how to handle the waves and undertow.

Visited August 2013
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4 Thank travellerNewton
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michellep4
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Years of visit MV and our first trip here”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Wow. We had a perfect beach day here.
Probably the best beach I've ever been too. The day was extremely hot but the breeze on the beach kept us cool. It was almost chilly. We parked in the "middle" thanks to an insider tip and found it was hardly crowded. A great beach for waves, people watching and relaxing and reading.

Visited July 2013
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5 Thank michellep4
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USA
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74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great clean beach”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

Rode bikes over the beach. There is plenty of parking along a parallel street and some stalls to change clothing. The beach is clean and the waves strong. Great place to spend a lazy day!

Visited June 2013
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Fort Bragg, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Getaway”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Wonderful bike and a great getaway within the getaway. Loved the general store on the way. A good use of our time.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Visit-Mendocino
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