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Oak Bluffs Town Beach

between steamship dock and state beach, off Sea View Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Shell fun

Easy walk from the Dockside. Nice beach to sit on and walk and look for shells. Wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marilyn B
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Flemington, New Jersey
Beautiful

Came up here 8 June 2017, perfect day and weather. Walked all over Oak Bluffs. Perfect this time of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ehubbard
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Martins Creek, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice beach” (11 reviews)
“style houses” (3 reviews)
“bus pass” (2 reviews)
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between steamship dock and state beach, off Sea View Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk from the Dockside. Nice beach to sit on and walk and look for shells. Wheelchair accessible. Benches to sit on and 24 hour parking!

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came up here 8 June 2017, perfect day and weather. Walked all over Oak Bluffs. Perfect this time of year, not crowded.

Thank ehubbard
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Lovely location and very nice sandy beach.Lots of shells to collect.Nice for a lazy days reading on the beach.Easy reach.

Thank bubsandbubba
Reviewed 8 October 2016

It was Lovely to have a Walk, Have a Sit Down and watch the World go by. Very Relaxing and Beautiful on a Sunny Day.

Thank NicholasMarlow
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

With so many other choices i wouldn't return to this small beach. Try south beach or state beach for starters or Larsen cove in offseason

Thank tonymig524
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Town Beach or "Pay Beach" as some long time visitors and residents call it instead of the more popular name, "Inkwell", is a lovely beach to have a long, luxurious swim in! Though my perennial favorite beach for swimming is Edgartown's State Beach, this is...More

1  Thank lucianmermaid
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The pictures in this review seem to encompass many beaches (Inkwell and Jospeh Syliva among them) that run from the ferry through to Fuller Street Beach in Edgartown. It's a good idea of how long the shore line runs, and how many places there are...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Oaks Bluff Town Beach was very clean and the water very beautiful. A very scenic view with all the boats.

Thank Houston N
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Love this beach near the steam authority port for its peaceful waves and great view of ships sailing by. Water is clear and seaweed free this year. There's no lifeguard on duty. There is a new entrance with stairs but I miss the rustic path...More

Thank SunSonia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I really enjoyed this beach. I think it's particularly appropriate if you have young children as it's very calm and stays pretty shallow with soft sand, which also contributes to relatively warmer water. You can walk from Oak Bluffs but since I had a 1...More

Thank jrs576
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