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Children's Beach

Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-0925
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Beautiful View

It's a beautiful view but I wouldn't take my kids swimming there (my personal opinion)! Watch... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Great beach with plenty to do with your little ones

Picturesque setting, no waves, attentive life guards, play ground (larger for older kids, smaller... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Todd C
Westfield, Massachusetts
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Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities and food stands.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-0925
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

It's a beautiful view but I wouldn't take my kids swimming there (my personal opinion)! Watch people put their boats in, sit around and eat your lunch or walk over to the White Elephant. They have a stage and kids usually run around & I...More

Thank piperwings
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Picturesque setting, no waves, attentive life guards, play ground (larger for older kids, smaller set for toddlers) & swings, green grass area, snack bar, showers, activities (see scheduled activities) what is not to love?

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We've been going to children's beach for years. As a regular Nantucket visitor since the early 80's, this beach has always been one of our favorites. Calm waters, beautiful views of the inner harbor and great swimming. Watch the ferry boats come and go!!

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The beach is close to Inns and houses, however, very small and close to the docks. No bathrooms, or places to grab food. True to the name, this is a great place to bring the kids, with a grassy area and playground.

Thank Kirby603
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Fun place for all age children. Our 17 month old loved it. Clean. Parking. The beach is right there.

Thank Sebastian22013
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great to take your kids, it's nice and small. There's a little theater and playground. Never too crowded. Nice if you're stopping in town and wanna stop by the beach for a bit.

Thank Alexandra J L
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Between the beach, open space, and playground, there is a lot to do for a little one. There are also daily yoga and music classes. Great place for small children but as they grow older I would take them to Jetties instead. Food and toys...More

2  Thank BadgerConn
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great little beach for kids. Playground and shallow waters. Also an amazing view and very close to shops and eats.

2  Thank Rory T
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is in a sheltered cove area near a playground. The sand is nice and there is decent views of the harbor.

1  Thank mn984
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A safe haven for kids and parents alike to swim and dip to a cold and clean water with its protective barriers.

2  Thank Jun J
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