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“Pretty sunset” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Menemsha Public Beach

Menemsha Public Beach
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Menemsha
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Owner description: This calm surf beach, next to Menemsha Harbor, has food and restrooms nearby making it a hot spot for families, especially with young children. The beach is thought to have the best sunset on Martha's Vineyard.
New York City, New York
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94 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Pretty sunset”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I spent the day at Aquinnah Beach & then came here for the sunset (& a lobster roll from Larsen's Fish Market). The sunset was very pretty & I loved that a crowd gathered to watch it & enjoy picnics on the beach. There was even an shockingly good a cappella group that really added to the ambiance. Truly a lovely experience.

You can purchase food & ice cream from several cafes along the road to bring to the beach. There are also well maintained public restrooms along the road.

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
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English first
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Amazing for sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is the place for you who love to see sunset and very unique fishing village. So if you get there before the sunset, get some fresh seafood and bring your own wine and relax and enjoy the nature. Not very many parking spots, no complaints, sometimes too many people.

Visited August 2013
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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166 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Rocky beach, but calm waters”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

So, the beach is fairly rocky at the shoreline (water shoes would have come in handy.) But I loved the calm water for easy swimming. Also liked that it was so close to the fishing village so after a few hours at the beach, it was easy to grab fresh seafood to bring home for cooking (OR to buy an amazing lobster roll for a snack!)

Visited September 2013
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Northeast
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103 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Quaint”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Small, one way in and out.....has a small....antique gas station at the end. If the tour bus pulls in, look out! Not much more room. The parking lot is small. There are a couple of shops on the top of the road. A small fishing pier, and a hut where you can buy (to go) fresh seafood.

Its so peaceful there, my twin girls and I even made a song about it as we were driving away ...."LEAVING MENEMSHA" =)

Visited April 2013
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Malta, New York
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135 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Nice beach, pretty sunset”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

We spent a nice couple of hours here, poking around in the sand and watching the waves, and the finale was a remarkable sunset. Definitely go if you have the time.

Visited September 2013
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