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Compo Beach

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Address: 60 Compo Beach Rd, Westport, CT 06880-6853
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Serene, well-kept beach

We've been coming here from NYC for years and it's been one of our favorite beach getaways. PROS: Beautiful clean well kept beach Family friendly Delicious gourmet beach... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been coming here from NYC for years and it's been one of our favorite beach getaways. PROS: Beautiful clean well kept beach Family friendly Delicious gourmet beach food Chair rentals available Quiet/Serene - no loud music allowed. Lovely community - Life guards/staff and visitors are super friendly and helpful Large playground Beach volleyball Covered picnic tables Barbecuing allowed on... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely beach the locals frequent and it's easy to see why/ Enjoy a nice sunny walk or pretty sunset. Take your dog and spy on the multi-million dollar houses on the beach front.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

While Compo Beach is active and crowded in the summertime, the beach is a haven for people that are dog lovers. You can walk your dog on the beach during the winter, and it appears to be a pretty popular daily activity. Bundle up as the winds can be daunting.

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Thank Naplesbeachbum
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compo Beach is a nice, long beach. The residents take full advantage of this wonderful strip. It's perfect for parking your beach chair and umbrella and just hanging out for the day with family or friends. Then take a brisk walk around the coast and over to Old Mill Beach or a long evening stroll around the entire beach. It's... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compo Beach is a terrific Westport asset. From the great, large kids playground ( built by town volunteers) to the boardwalk, numerous BBQ and picnic table setups and the free dog area ( off season) it reaaly provides something for everyone. Skateboard park, basketball, softball, Pickleball ( look it up) keeps everyone busy if they aren't enjoying the full service... More 

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Thank pharris99
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not horrible. Parking is brutal unless you live in the area. It's small with so-so sand and tiny waves (if any). I wouldn't go here unless I could walk to it vs. driving to a nicer beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Something for all. Great playground for children, boardwalk, small beach restaurant, and climb on the cannons. The best sunset is at south beach. Times not to be missed- 3rd Saturday in September is the Lobsterfest. Get a great feel for the town- everyone is there. Also open for dogs October through April.

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Bring your items to grill, grab a picnic table, and enjoy an amazing sunset at Compo Beach. Grilling is only allowed on the south beach (to the right as you face the cannons). Late summer sunsets are sublime at Compo Beach!.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Living in Sydney Australia our beaches are amazing so I wouldn't compare Compo Beach with the beautiful sand we have down under. However, the setting, the BBQ grills, the sunset and the people made this a lovely setting for bedroom community of New York City, to enjoy the water and feel relaxed.

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Westport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Being from Los Angeles I was so excited before moving to Westport due to it's acclaimed "great" beach. It is not white sand- it is dark brownish. You and kids must wear water shoes to go into the water. Lots of ouchy pebbles and some glass. Actually the next town over ...Faifield has a much nicer beach and you don't... More 

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