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Nantucket swim

A beautiful beach and amazingly quiet, considering its location so close to town and with easy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael B
Brighton, United Kingdom
Girls weekened

Rented bikes stopped at Something natural for lunch and eat at the beach. Beautiful site great for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The best island beach within walking distance of town, Jetties is ideal for kids.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“close to town” (19 reviews)
“sand bar” (11 reviews)
“rent kayaks” (5 reviews)
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Jetties Beach, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful beach and amazingly quiet, considering its location so close to town and with easy parking. Terrific views, wonderful sand and perfect for walks along the beach. Water delightfully warm for swimming even in October.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rented bikes stopped at Something natural for lunch and eat at the beach. Beautiful site great for pictures and collecting sea shells

Thank hleonard
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Nice beach and pretty popular. Good sized restaurant there during the season. Bathrooms available and a nice "mat" walkway to the water. This was wonderful for my mom who uses a walker. Its great for parents with children in strollers or wagons. Just makes walking...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The beach is beautiful and wasn't busy when we were there. We were the only ones on the beach. It is the closet beach to port though so I imagine is gets busy sometimes. The views are nice, clean sand and a great place to...More

Thank SanDiegoMomma
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Middle to late afternoon in early September.The restaurant cafe was deserted and well closed.A few folks were enjoying the beach which was clean and flat.There was quite a lot of seaweed and my wife did not fancy a dip which is unlike her....More

Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great beach located on the north shore facing Nantucket sound. Small waves and warmer water. Bathrooms available as well as a restaurant

Thank Mrellgee
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Beach looks lovely for families. Food is soooooooo bad. Ordered fish and chips Looked and tasted undercooked. Bland, bland, bland. Salt didn't help the taste. Hope they change cooks for next year. Have fond memories of years past.

Thank Libby E
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Beach is close to town which is good for families. Hard to walk on the beach due to tons of shells and stones. Great if you are hunting for seashells especially with little ones. Had bathrroms which were clean, and restaurant/bar. Wasn't too packed when...More

Thank KL1471
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Family friendly beach with gentle surf, warm (for Nantucket) water and nice sandbars to walk out to. There are some sharp shells though, so water shoes are advisable (my son sliced his toe open). Also, the restaurant at the beach can get really busy so...More

Thank unswissmiss
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Jetties Beach is a nice place. The proximity to town makes this a go to place. We rode our bikes here and locked them up in the bike racks. The blue carpet pathway up to the beach is helpful. The sand is soft and fun...More

Thank CraftBeers
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Edie C
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Response from Vicki B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure...we had our bicycles...there are taxis