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One of the Best beaches .

Long beautiful beach with great body surfing and boogeyboarding. Weekends are crowded in July and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Westerly, Rhode Island
Beautiful Beach

Huge expansive beach, changing room, showers, facilities, food. , plenty of space on the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rhode Island's largest and most popular beach will be handicap accessible.
257 Atlantic Ave, Misquamicut, Westerly, RI 02891-4300
+1 401-596-9097
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Long beautiful beach with great body surfing and boogeyboarding. Weekends are crowded in July and August and 90 degree temperatures. I buy senior citizen pass for $15 for summer season. Ocean warms up in July and August....still cold to the uninitiated. Grassy dunes are still...More

Thank Dbeach48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge expansive beach, changing room, showers, facilities, food. , plenty of space on the beach, short walk from the parking lot and lots of parking. Maintained and Clean.

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a most enjoyable day at the beach and attending a carnival held there on the weekend. Great family time.

Thank Kel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This my favorite beach. This is my first time going in October. The water is still warm, the beach is not crowded,and the restaurants are still open for about another week. My wife and I had a nice walk on the beach and the other...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Hadnt been for two years and the beach shrunk! Lots of trash, not too clean bathrooms...but good, and expensive for non residents!

Thank Katharine L
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Misquamicut is so much fun! Came here today for a beach day with my boyfriend and it was a great time! Not only was it a gorgeous day, but this beach is great because if you want to get a bite to eat you can...More

Thank Maura W
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Came here on a beautiful day and the beach was nearly empty around 3 pm. The reason was swarms of biting black flies. It was impossible to lay on the sand as they were like a school of piranhas. The water was fully of little...More

6  Thank ELMny
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My husband & I normally love coming here. But today, Aug 30, 2018, there are swarming, biting flies. Insect repellent was useless against them. We were told it may be caused by the direction of the wind (northwest). Visitors should be told about this before...More

4  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The ocean here is great but the beach is so tiny. The walk to the water is quick which is great but the size of the beach makes it very crowded. It felt like everyone was on top of one another. Also people will literally...More

2  Thank GoodTimes771
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Westerly has the cleanest beaches in the state in my opinion. Misquamicut is a clean, large beach and the best for families as it is close to activities for the kids, more food choices and plenty of adult beverages nearby. Parking is easy and reasonable.

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Eileen K
31 July 2018|
Response from bbaldyga4604 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any
Emily S
28 July 2018|
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Response from ACaban | Reviewed this property |
Yes, so it appeared! Those I saw were furthest from the water, likely to considerately avoid obstructing views.
20 July 2018|
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