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Stellar Strans

This is a very pleasant beach for those lucky enough to have the required pass though we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2014
San Rafael
The Highlight of Martha's Vineyard

This beach is STUNNING. Absolutely magical. The only bad part is that it's only open to the public... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2014
Princeville, Hawaii
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Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

This is a very pleasant beach for those lucky enough to have the required pass though we enjoyed the beach in October when access is not restricted. Wide stretches of soft sand which would lend themselves to sandcastle building for those so inclined. Very canine-friendly...More

3  Thank mickmacs007
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This beach is STUNNING. Absolutely magical. The only bad part is that it's only open to the public off-season.

3  Thank Songdoc
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Our 6th summer in Chilmark/Menemsha. Private beach for residents/renters with beach permits. Lovely, peaceful relaxing, beautiful. Come almost daily for a couple of hours. Great place. Recent experience at guard gate not so great. Despite permit on our car they would not let us drop...More

9  Thank Pollll
Reviewed 5 August 2014

If you are not a local or know a local that lives in Chillmark you won't be able to get onto the beach seeing you need a pass. The beach is decent. I don't think they drag out the beach nor do they clean off...More

5  Thank hap17
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We have traveled to Chilmark for the last few years as college friends have a family home there. The whole town is a quiet, peaceful, and picturesque place and Lucy Vincent beach is no exception. We are fortunate to be able to access the private...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 22 June 2014

This was our second time in MV, but our first time on Lucy Vincent Beach as you have to live or be renting in Chilmark to get a beach pass. That said, this beach is GORGEOUS - so dramatic - its a nice wide, softly...More

3  Thank HVTravelGirl
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This winter did dramatically alter the beach. While it is still certainly private and beautiful, the winter was very brutal to the shoreline. The dunes that were at the back of the beach have disappeared. While the impact now is not great, the long term...More

1  Thank pssshrink
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Lucy Vincent Beach is a wonderful beach for a long walk with your bare feet on the sand and in the surf. Facing the Atlantic Ocean to the south, this town of Chilmark beach is part of the western extension of South Beach that runs...More

1  Thank richard414
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We tried to visit Lucy Vincent Beach, but got there at the wrong time of year, needed a pass to get on the beach, even to walk on the beach. Though the young lady at the entrance was very nice and helpful, she told us...More

2  Thank BarbaraS460
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Great spot for locals since it is a beach restricted to residents. Some recent cliff erosion due to Hurricane Sandy and area somewhat littered, but overall a nice beach.

Thank Tim H
Nearby Restaurants
Chilmark General Store
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1.70 km away
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7a Foods
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Chilmark Tavern
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1.66 km away
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Menemsha Public Beach
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Menemsha Hills
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The Grey Barn
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Jacqueline O
11 March 2017|
Response from ttikgirl8 | Reviewed this property |
Vehicle : Lucy Vincent Beach 1 Day - Full Season $85 Squibnocket Beach Full season $50 Menemsha Beach No Fee Walk- On : Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket Beaches $10 Maximum: 4 passes Menemsha Beach No Fee
Michelle M
8 September 2016|
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Response from jwells3665 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure when the season begins or ends. We were there on for Memorial Day weekend, and we had no problem getting on. I'm thinking the beach season would be when they have lifeguards there, and I would think that most... More