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A Beach Visit

We visited Middle to late afternoon in early September.The restaurant cafe was deserted and well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great warmer water beach for kids

Great beach located on the north shore facing Nantucket sound. Small waves and warmer water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edwards, Colorado
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The best island beach within walking distance of town, Jetties is ideal for kids.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“close to town” (18 reviews)
“sand bar” (11 reviews)
“rent kayaks” (5 reviews)
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Jetties Beach, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Middle to late afternoon in early September.The restaurant cafe was deserted and well closed.A few folks were enjoying the beach which was clean and flat.There was quite a lot of seaweed and my wife did not fancy a dip which is unlike her....More

Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach located on the north shore facing Nantucket sound. Small waves and warmer water. Bathrooms available as well as a restaurant

Thank Mrellgee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beach looks lovely for families. Food is soooooooo bad. Ordered fish and chips Looked and tasted undercooked. Bland, bland, bland. Salt didn't help the taste. Hope they change cooks for next year. Have fond memories of years past.

Thank Libby E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beach is close to town which is good for families. Hard to walk on the beach due to tons of shells and stones. Great if you are hunting for seashells especially with little ones. Had bathrroms which were clean, and restaurant/bar. Wasn't too packed when...More

Thank KL1471
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family friendly beach with gentle surf, warm (for Nantucket) water and nice sandbars to walk out to. There are some sharp shells though, so water shoes are advisable (my son sliced his toe open). Also, the restaurant at the beach can get really busy so...More

Thank unswissmiss
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Jetties Beach is a nice place. The proximity to town makes this a go to place. We rode our bikes here and locked them up in the bike racks. The blue carpet pathway up to the beach is helpful. The sand is soft and fun...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Sandbars (real and restaurant) and beach! This is a great beach, especially if you have small children that don't like waves. Calm, clear water and the sandbar about 100 yards out is fun to go out to. Water height to get there changes with the...More

Thank AnnapMDHiker
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Jetties is a clean beach where you can watch the ferries and other boats come in and out of the harbor. Convenient to have bathrooms and restaurant on site. Beware: bathrooms only have hot water so can't get cold water for anything. Like the mat...More

Thank DLCote
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Jetties is the best family beach on the island. It has a sandbar that keeps the shoreline calm and safe for the little ones. The jetties restaurant keeps the parents happy - great food & cocktails.

Thank Mich49ers
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Sand for kids to play, restaurant close by for food - eat there or bring back to beach. Shallow and calm water that was refreshing to frolick in. You could walk a long while into the water and still be waist deep. There's a playground...More

Thank BostonMeow
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Edie C
28 June 2016|
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Response from Vicki B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure...we had our bicycles...there are taxis