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Ocean Beach Park

98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
+1 860-447-3031
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Best beach in New England

I have seen on line reviews that rate this beach to be one of the best in New England. I would say... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
wayneburgess
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Uncasville, Connecticut
FUN NICE FAMILY TIME

Great for family weekend out, swim, watch a show, music theater, & park for kids, had fun, they... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Jacky9TZ
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Orlando
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New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf course, rides, water slides, kiddy spray park, olympic pool, arcade, gift shop, food concessions, cafe with restaurant, banquet and catering facilities, picnic area, health club, nature walk
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mini golf” (32 reviews)
“water slides” (26 reviews)
“nice beach” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
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+1 860-447-3031
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have seen on line reviews that rate this beach to be one of the best in New England. I would say it lives up to the ratings.

Thank wayneburgess
David S, Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Wayne, You continue to be the best. Thanks for your support as always!

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Great for family weekend out, swim, watch a show, music theater, & park for kids, had fun, they have a snack bar, bathroom, and outside shows where everyone plays along or sings, or dance along with the musicians it was fun

Thank Jacky9TZ
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks so much for your nice review and comments. We truly appreciate it an hope that we see you again soon! Think sunshine!

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to this beach and we were really impressed with how big and spacious it is. So much beach, boardwalk was wide. Excited to return when it's warmer and open for business!

Thank squashman24
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hello and thanks for your review. We are also excited for the warm weather and hope we have the pleasure of seeing you here again!

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The place is about two miles from my house and it's been about two years since I've been there. And the place needs to update.

Thank Steven W
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Lots has changed here in recent years. Hopefully you'll stop by to see the park again soon

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice to see they brought back some rides. Excellent place to bring small children with the secured play area. Summer fireworks on Friday during the summer!

Thank Mike J
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words. We appreciate them and hope that we see you again soon. Our entertainment schedule is done for the coming year, including the fireworks dates!

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Went as a kid, now as a Grandparent. Oh what fun! Pool, beach, amusement park. A fun family getaway.

Thank travelers2NewEngland
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thanks so much. So nice to hear from a Grandparent now bringing your kids here. We appreciate your comments and review!

Reviewed 29 September 2016

A large, wind sand beach with a spectacular ocean view. Situated close to the mouth of the Thames River you are treated to not only the daily travels of the ferry boats and small craft there are those occasions when you get to watch the...More

Thank daka630
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thanks so much for your review. We appreciate your thoughts and tips for visitors. We hope to see you again soon. Think Sunshine!

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Loved the boardwalk-the beach. Really beautiful. White sand, clear water. Really calm waves. Great for children and families.

1  Thank Zairy M
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts and posting this review. We really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon! Until then, Think Sunshine!

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Thus was a beautiful, picturesque beach. Apparently nobody goes to the beach after labor day as the beach was empty except for the gulls. Walking the boardwalk was nice and relaxing just breathing the ocean air. Good stop, just wish there were so.e businesses open.

2  Thank Kelly B
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thanks for your thoughts. The park does officially close every season on Labor Day so we hope you can come back for the more full experience next season! Nice to hear you were able to enjoy your walk

Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a surprise Ocean Beach Park was! We planned a three day trip to New London with our grandsons, aged 7, 10 and 14. There's so much for families to do in the surrounding area, but this place is a great destination by itself. The...More

Thank Dale B
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thanks so much for your review. Its so nice to hear of Grandparents bring the kids here to enjoy a family day. We hope to see you all again next summer!

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Christine P
Does this beach have decent waves for body surfing?
27 May 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Hello, Ocean Beach park water is relatively calm, great for swimming, but not at all for any type of surfing. We hope to see you soon!
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nanceeterr
Is there a calendar of events available for summer of 2017? If so where would I locate it?
7 May 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Hello, That schedule is on our website under menu park information but unfortunately i am not allowed to post a link or email address here. If you can't find it, feel free to call me at the park at extension 110. We hope... More
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Kimberlie M
What is the least busy weekday in June and what time is it open?
28 April 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Hello, It really depends on the weather but typically it gets busier as the month goes on so earlier wouldn't be as busy. We do have our make a wish day on June 4 which will be busy and our Polka Days festival June 21-24... More
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