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The Bush compound, the town shops and great restaurants were just a small sampling of what Kennebunk has to offer

The ocean breeze, the sandy (very cold) beach and quaint and fun shops are just a few things to see.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laurie N
Lake Mary, Florida
Beautiful and clean!

A great place for a walk or to park yourself in a beach chair! Very clean! Benches and garbage cans... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The shoreline of this popular swimming beach is dotted with large granite rocks.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (21 reviews)
“parking pass” (8 reviews)
Kennebunkport, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ocean breeze, the sandy (very cold) beach and quaint and fun shops are just a few things to see.

Thank Laurie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for a walk or to park yourself in a beach chair! Very clean! Benches and garbage cans are located off the beach on the side walk for ease of use. Requires a parking pass during the busy season. Most hotels offer these...More

1  Thank HartHawk1217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous beach, great surf, easy parking is fall and spring. Busy in summer. A lovely place to walk on the beach. Family friendly

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking before June 15. Plenty of spaces on a drizzling memorial day. Many locals came here with their car windows winded down and read the papers. It was very calm and peaceful.

Thank Mayonaka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful sand, family friendly, but no tourist services. Just the way I like it. Park along the boulevard. Surf is good. water is of course cold in May.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting this place in April might be chilly experience but definitely worth seeing. No matter what time and weather, it is really pretty and having a walk alongside it a must in this area.

Thank joanelska
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When I first visited Kennebunk Beach years ago, I fell in love with it. It's not the largest Beach I have ever visited but there is something very attractive about its quaintness and ambiance. I love sitting and watching the Tide and even the boats...More

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

of course, winters can be a cold, but this place is so beautiful evening then and the wonderful colors of the sky and the mansions alongside make up for it.

Thank Ritika J
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I've seen this beach in the Spring and in the Winter. We haven't had the chance to swim, but it is a beautiful spot to walk. The sand is smooth, there are lots of little tide pools with snails and other creatures, the houses nearby...More

Thank Laina B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Beautiful beach. Easy to kayak and swim. The beach is extremely wide, never feel too crowded and the view is absolutely serene.

Thank Caitlin O
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.43 km away
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Market Basket
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6.98 km away
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Rose Marie P
Would like to rent on the beach for the first time! Reasonable price and dog friendly. Never rented before. Is there any places on the beach with good pic's to see. We walked the beach, Kennebunk, last time we were there and loved it. Saw all the beautiful houses. Is there any places on the beach and dog friendly? Anyone that has been please let me know and with pictures. Sleep 4 or 6 at least..........Rose
22 January 2016|
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Response from peggywestshokan | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are very many dog friendly beaches in season. Maine is our go to place off season because it does get very busy in the summer. I do know many people who rent homes through VRBO and have had great... More
Hi! Are there places near the beach where you can rent umbrellas and chairs for the beach?
3 June 2015|
Response from taralaf |
Not that I am aware of, however all the local stores have affordable beach items.