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Beautiful Place!

Long Sands Beach is such a beautiful place. It was really difficult to return to work after staying... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
susangibs0n
Gorgeous views

Long Sands Beach is a great stretch of beach. Lots of beautiful things to see. The lighthouse in... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
SusanInOK
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All reviews low tide nubble light general store on the rocks off season across the street light house bath house plenty of space public bathrooms my favorite place street parking tide pools clams ice cream soft sand every summer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long Sands Beach is such a beautiful place. It was really difficult to return to work after staying in York and enjoying this beach every day. It is truly a special place to visit!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Long Sands Beach is a great stretch of beach. Lots of beautiful things to see. The lighthouse in the picture is the Nubble. It is one of the most breathtaking lighthouses I've ever seen. You will be glad you stopped.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

Wife & grandson spent some time watching the waves and looking at stars late evening. We returned the next day to see the waves and wander the beach. The tide was coming in at night and was full the next day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bruce-Boy47
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Visiting the Nubble Lighthouse is always a highlight of our visit to Maine. Even thought you can only view the lighthouse from afar, it’s absolutely gorgeous. If you go towards night fall, the lights on the lighthouse are gorgeous. The lighthouse and groundskeeper home sits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PurpleDaisy18
Reviewed 6 December 2018

We walked along the beach all way down the lighthouse. It's a long walk but very enjoyable and peaceful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Always a joy to drive along the beach and pull over and spend some moments smelling the ocean and hearing the sounds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rcmsauve
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This lighthouse is gorgeous. As a photographer, I have 100's of photos of this lighthouse. I actually have one framed which is displayed above my mantel. The grounds are beautiful. While sitting on the rocks, close your eyes tight and you hear the ocean waves...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mara D
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We were lucky enough to visit Long Sands Beach on an evening in late October when the temperature had reached 80 degrees. We went for a walk on the beach at sunset and it was amazing. It is very sandy but the sand is very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dd83686
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely sidewalk along water to walk and enjoy the view. Beach has some rocks and low tide is best for beach walking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debraw127
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This must be the biggest sandy beach in Maine and it is in a nice little town. Well worth a visit and i bet it is a great summer retreat!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sndovale
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Jon B
15 July 2018|
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Response from Deborah W | Reviewed this property |
I have seen nothing that prohibits the use of bicycles on the beach. I would, however, use a bit of common sense and not attempt to ride them when the beach is full of people. Just a thought... I'm sure that folks would... More
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Jenny D
30 June 2018|
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Response from M502RZmikec | Reviewed this property |
Jenny , all these answers are correct . Long Beach, , York, Maine. This should get you there .
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Laurie L
27 May 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
They have stations where you pay by credit card and put the receipt on your dashboard Be very careful as they have full time cops riding bikes monitoring these like hawks. We were back 15 minutes over and we had a ticket
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