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Awesome beach. Kinda crowded and no parking. But the beach itself is beautiful. It's huge so... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Charlestown, Rhode Island
via mobile
Big waves & bigger houses ;-)

Right next 2 Taylor's house, beautiful waves crash methodically & can erase the weight of the world... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Sarah C
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27 Apr 2017
“Nice waves, and flat bottom makes this a great body surfing spot”
27 Jan 2017
“Always a good place to go”
Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome beach. Kinda crowded and no parking. But the beach itself is beautiful. It's huge so there's no need for fears of no spot. I love it. Always my go to beach!!

Thank ajames82
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Right next 2 Taylor's house, beautiful waves crash methodically & can erase the weight of the world 4 a little while.... great views, the trail is nice to walk & it isn't as crowded as Misquamicut....

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We went to a couple beaches in CT and RI, and East Beach is easily the best of them all. The sand feels like the Caribbean, and the waves are the right size for either body boarding or swimming. Parking is your biggest issue. We...More

3  Thank DRun23
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very pleased with the recommendations for this beach!! We traveled from CT even though it was supposed to be a cloudy day and were pleasantly surprised to a fabulous beach day!

Thank jaclyndbz
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The fact that they charge $25 for parking is a bit ridiculous. The beach however, makes it worth the price. It is such a clean, beautiful beach with sparkling clear water. There isn't much to do directly on the beach, but there is the carousel...More

1  Thank Leggyj
Reviewed 22 June 2016

There is NO bathroom. The sand fine and clean. Not many shells. We got there early and parked in the two hour parking and walked to the beach. We got there early cause my friend said the meter maid doesn't start clocking and timing cars...More

3  Thank BusterBusBus
Reviewed 21 June 2016

East Beach is a delighful stretch of sand and dunes with a backdrop of waterfront houses. Except for Ocean House, it's completely free of commercial intrusions, and all the more attractive for that reason. Access is the only problem: Locals want this asset for themselves...More

Thank aBoater
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This place is a bit of a walk to get to but it's perfect. Mixed quiet [mostly - lol] crowd and perfect sand. Close to the Ocean House so you can walk up and have a cocktail.

2  Thank Jack W
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

For a short walk from the street down through vegetation the reward is a delightful beach, a scenic view, access to the water and stones for skipping.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Beach is, as the sign says, "one of the most beautiful beaches on the Eastern seaboard" but, you may want to visit in the off season. Parking is limited; and as access is down a narrow path off Bluff Road it seems likely you might...More

2  Thank truman12
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there bathrooms at East Beach?
15 July 2016|
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Response from Leggyj | Reviewed this property |
There aren't any easily, quickly accessible right on the beach. We did find some restrooms up by the carousel/merry-go-round - which would be a hike of you really had to go.
Where is parking related to the main beach or do you walk over?
31 July 2015|
Response from wildhorses2015 | Reviewed this property |
There are two main beaches in Watch Hill. The public beach entrance is in town and the beach with free access is up a steep hill. There is no central parking; scattered business owners charge for parking on their property... More
Are there any showers at or near East Beach?
28 July 2015|
Response from Emmy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, There are showers at the parking area.