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Cisco Beach

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Fun beach

Cisco has a rough surf and has many surfers in the water all day. You can take surfing lessons... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Claire D
Favorite for a Sunset - Perfect

The road into the beach is quite rough, lots of pot holes, but worth it. The surf. Often with... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Hingham, Massachusetts
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Nantucket beach on the ocean side.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cisco has a rough surf and has many surfers in the water all day. You can take surfing lessons here. Even if you opt out of going in the water, it's fun to watch the surfers. There are portable bathrooms in the parking lot. Late...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The road into the beach is quite rough, lots of pot holes, but worth it. The surf. Often with surfers battling the waves. But the draw for me is the sunsets.

Thank Sebastian22013
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Just your average beach. The other Nantucket beaches have so much more to offer! This one, however, has lots of parking.

1  Thank shelleyeve
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I admit, I've been going to Cisco for over 60 years. Used to be our surfing spot in the 60's. Still tons of fun. Surf can be too big for little, timid kids, but you'll see little kids surfing too! Used to be called Ciscowherethechicksgo....More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice beach and not too overcrowded (although we came during the off season in October). My friend and I rode our bikes here from town and it was an easy ride and even easier to find. The beach is beautiful, with never ending bluffs and...More

Thank Kasia R
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Surfers favorite spot, known for its waves and perfect for surfing lovers, also good place to take a dip too but with caution with your teens.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed 6 October 2016

CiscoBeach has expanded over the years and for the past several has had an expanded parking lot that makes the beach much more accessible. It has good surf for the surfing crowd, but my most memorable visit involved a gorgeous sunset, one of my best...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Among the best of the many fine beaches on Nantucket. Everyone should try this one! Good parking and easy access.

Thank luxtravelsNYC
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Road our bikes to Cisco Beach. Stopped and had lunch at Bartlett's Farm, just off the bike path. This beach is absolutely a must. Beautiful!!!

Thank Heather166
Reviewed 8 September 2016

1) It has the best waves on the island- The sand bars shift each year due to the winter storms but for the past few years Cisco has had the best waves for surfing and boogie boards. On windy days the kite surfers take advantage...More

Thank ogura98
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