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Children's Beach

Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-0925
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Close to Town and Warmer Water

We've been going to children's beach for years. As a regular Nantucket visitor since the early... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christopher N
Small beach off the port

The beach is close to Inns and houses, however, very small and close to the docks. No bathrooms, or... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities and food stands.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“in town” (4 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-0925
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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

1  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.

1  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.

1  Thank Jun J
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Children's Beach is perfect for families with children. There's a park with shade next door with a cafe to grab drinks and/or lunch!! No waves makes it safe!!

1  Thank dianaswish
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Calm water, decent sized (but small) beach area, small take-out cafe with covered tables, large lawn area with a couple of picnic tables and shaded benches. Great for little ones, especially in the 1-5 year old age range. Also, easy access to town and sandwich...More

1  Thank bostravel122
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