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Singing Beach

119 Beach St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1440
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Beautiful! Period!

The Singing Beach is one the most beautiful beaches I've been to in New England. It is a long and... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Josue C
New Haven, Connecticut
Fabulous experience!

My wife and I loved walking along the beach listening to the unique sound the waves made on the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Matthew J
via mobile
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  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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119 Beach St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1440
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The Singing Beach is one the most beautiful beaches I've been to in New England. It is a long and wide expanse. The sand is clean and soft not coarse like many beaches in New England. There are trails on the bluffs that strolls the...More

Thank Josue C
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I loved walking along the beach listening to the unique sound the waves made on the sand. Not crowded at all, and dog friendly. Very romantic.

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Singing Beach is one true gems on the North Shore. Easy access from Boston via the MBTA "Beach Train" which drops you off at the Manchester-by-the-Sea train station. After a short walk up Beach St, past the harbor, you arrive at the beautiful beach featured...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Not sure why it is called the singing beach but the sand squeaked as we walked across it in our shoes! Lots of clean sand in this large bay easy walking few rocks except at either end. Big car park but locals only at weekends!!...More

Thank timm586
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We visited the singing beach by accident on our way back from Rockport and OMG thank god we did. I have never seen a more beautiful beach than this! It was worth the 25 dollars we paid to park up! It wasn't that busy on...More

Thank Nina2803
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Best beach within 50 miles of Boston. City-dwellers can take 45 minute train and walk to gorgeous beach with sand that "sings" under your feet. Water on the chilly side

Thank peteplanck100
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This place is wonderful. Just a hour train ride from north station in boston and you are in paradise. A very quiet villege on the Atlantic and you have everything for a good day on the beach to buy at the local supermarket. Just one...More

Thank Threnity
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived early, 9 am, and had no trouble finding parking in the lot. Beach was clean, very little seaweed, and great for walking. The bathhouse was clean. That day the waves were beautiful, not too big for children to play in. We would go...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went to Singing Beach in June, and it is definitely one of the better beachesi in the New England area. Great sand, beautiful landscape and not too crowded despite a lot of people. Only major drawbacks are the lack of food stalls available at the...More

Thank omegon
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a just plain gorgeous beach that is a major attraction in Manchester by the Sea. As Steve said parking can be hard so GET HERE EARLY. The beach is raked by the town almost daily and and is always clean. Plus the food...More

1  Thank misterclean6
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Colleen C
26 July 2017|
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Response from Misspicky_26 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, only a few. We've been to wingaersheek this summer as well and didn't have any issues there either.
6 July 2017|
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Response from Adey_Bates | Reviewed this property |
Same here, it was Winter when we went there and no one was around so the parking lot near the beach was completely empty.