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Best for young family

Small beach with a nice playground, perfect for young family. Gotta be lucky or off season to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
qc, canada
A most beautiful beach

Mother's Beach is the perfect spot for an invigorating swim, a relaxing stroll, or an enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
San Marcos, California
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Beach Ave., Near Routes 9 & 35, Kennebunk, ME
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was not happy with this beach...lots of seaweed both on the beach and in the water. The tide came in quick and went all the way up to the wall leaving very little beach left. You need a permit to park there as well....More

Thank trausch24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small beach with a nice playground, perfect for young family. Gotta be lucky or off season to find a parking spot!

Thank valeryQc_Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely to view and take family photos but not the kind of beach I want to play on. It's not a huge beach. There are lots of rocks. There's a nice playground for the kiddos. It's surrounded by beautiful buildings, flowers, benches, boats, and even...More

Thank dpguin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent the day at Mother’s Beach in late August 2018. The sand was very fine and the views were very picturesque. There was a lot of seaweed and when the tide was in there wasn’t much beach. Because of the way...More

Thank WeLuvVaca
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mother's Beach is the perfect spot for an invigorating swim, a relaxing stroll, or an enjoyable afternoon on the beach with incredible views. The beach also hosts a fun playground for your kids.its everything a Maine beach should have - you'll love it!

Thank jeannej77
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Although this beach is still an ok beach I can see it as a better option for families with small kids because of the park. Beach has no soft sand in this area. Hard dark sand with waters coming far up on the beach so...More

1  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This “beach area” is great for families. A kids play ground is adjacent to the beach. Relatively small area that becomes crowded when weather is warm. Great place for kids / families to sit and watch people play in the water / waves. Note: parking...More

Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Small beach with off street parking. There are large rocks but the beach sand is rock free. There is a huge play ground on site

2  Thank dbeaupre49
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We don't go to this beach to swim but like to go in the evening instead when it is less crowded. My daughter loves playing on the excellent playground with a beautiful view. The beach area is small but when the tide is out you...More

1  Thank JHEM85
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Lovely place to just stop and enjoy the wonders of the sea. It was easy to get to and there weren't a lot of people there in September which made nice. You could sit there all day mesmerized by wonder of it all.

Thank 784gloriab
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11 August 2016|
Response from jeannibeanie | Reviewed this property |
sorry such a delayed answer but yes. I saw others using various canopies while on the beach. I hope you had a blast.