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Surfside Beach

Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-1700
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Snacks, chairs, umbrellas

This beach has it all! The beach is gorgeous. It's huge, the water is clear and it offers great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boston, MA
Beautiful beach

We love this beach. Gorgeous views, beautiful sand and waves, great (but expensive ) food, decent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blair B
Rockville Centre, New York
via mobile
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Oceanside Nantucket beach.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“snack bar” (26 reviews)
“great beach” (32 reviews)
Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-1700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This beach has it all! The beach is gorgeous. It's huge, the water is clear and it offers great waves. There is also a really good snack bar with better food than usual. They rent chairs and umbrellas along with selling toys and shovels. Great...More

1  Thank littlee876
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this beach. Gorgeous views, beautiful sand and waves, great (but expensive ) food, decent bathrooms.

Thank Blair B
Reviewed 1 week ago

After an arduous day biking around Nantucket, hubby & I chose this beach to relax. We we're amazed by the softest sand, clean seashore and no seaweed! And the waves were perfect for body surfing! We we're also surprised being right on the ocean, there...More

Thank lighthouselady63
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just spent a week on Nantucket Island. This was our favorite of all of the beaches. It is clean, peaceful -- and huge surf. you can rent beach chairs (which is a plus for us, given we rode our bikes everywhere)....More

1  Thank mgoblue1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular beach! Here's why you should take the trip. There are chairs to rent- so if you're riding a bike like me you can still have the full beach experience . There is a snack bar. So if you want drinks or...More

1  Thank Goally
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming to this beach for several reasons. It's beautiful, fun, there is a place to get something to eat and drink, clean bathrooms and great for families without being to far from the center of town.

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is stunning! The fact that there are bathrooms and a snack shack and showers is great and makes for a better beach day. Love it here!

Thank kelly c
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Really nice beach. They have bathrooms and a little food stand which is nice if you're there all day. The Wave (shuttle) goes there too!

Thank Alexandra J L
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This beach is easily accessible by the local bus system. There is a snack bar, bathrooms and chair rental, so bring your suit or change of clothes if taking away trip to the island. This beach is on the opposite side of the island as...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for along beach walk in November. Hearing the waves and the seagulls is so calming. Enjoyed looking at the flock of plovers or sandpipers running for and back, running, stopping, flying away and coming back to find their food in the...More

Thank SusiHoch
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Questions & Answers
2 September 2015|
Response from deborah_sangabriel | Reviewed this property |
No. And this is an isolated section of the island as far as stores and restaurants go.
31 May 2015|
Response from deborah_sangabriel | Reviewed this property |
All public stuff at Surfside Beach - snack bar; rentals; restrooms public bus from town - pretty much close by mid-September. Only option is a $12 taxi ride (plus a small fee per addition person) from town. Have a phone with... More