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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-847-1993
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Beautiful beach, bad concession stand and closes too soon!

Usually the beach is great, the waves depend on what is going on in the ocean and so do things like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Timothy F
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Walk, swim, people watching, body surfing, oh my!

This is what a beach should be! Flat clean sand, can walk out into the water 30 or so yards, more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Allen G
Gardner, Massachusetts
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One of Newport's most popular beaches.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“snack bar” (29 reviews)
“red tide” (18 reviews)
474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-847-1993
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually the beach is great, the waves depend on what is going on in the ocean and so do things like the red sea weed. It is nature though and not a big deal. What is under control is the management. The rest rooms and...More

Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is what a beach should be! Flat clean sand, can walk out into the water 30 or so yards, more than a mile walking the shore, catch waves and body surf in, changing building and snack bar, Del's frozen lemonade, large parking area, great...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sacheuest point is so nice. Loved walking the trails and seeing wildlife. Beach is beautiful too. Def recommend

Thank C6611HKelizabeth
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice walk along the beach. Lots of sand and shells. Early morning walk was great to start the day before heading out to other attractions.

Thank Zipride
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My son and I had been to 1st beach countless times, but I now know what we have been missing! Smooth sand, beautiful view of land and water, and big enough yet small enough! We will go back!

Thank J374AJ
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Could quite possibly be the best beach in RI... recommend getting there early as the parking lot fills up quickly.

Thank Lou D
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Huge beach, kite surfers and lots of shells when we went in the Fall last year. Plenty of parking. Great place to take a long walk on the beach.

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My favorite family beach. I have been going for the past 16 years and every year they do something to make it even better, great lifeguards and staff, handicap chairs for those who need them,

Thank rondeb24
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in RI, nice white sand and flat for walking. A few shells and rocks, but they are sparse. This beach rarely (if ever) gets red tide, unlike some of the other Newport Beaches-so you don't have to...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wide sandy beach and warm water in the summer. The gulf stream comes so close to Rhode Island that it brings tropical fish to the waters here.

Thank kempen261
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5 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
You can park closer to the entrance, however .. it is mostly loose sand. There is a may to get from the bathroom area to the main part of the beach. The beach near the cliff walk entrance has a shorter distance from the... More
Mara S
19 August 2017|
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Response from kittycarla | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Pass the main gate, and pull up alongside the pass gate. Visitors can be dropped off there.
Raquel I
21 July 2017|
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Response from kittycarla | Reviewed this property |
Dog friendly from October until the end of April! If you need a fun place for your dog between May and October, there is a wonderful dog park about 20 minutes away!!