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What a perfect beach to take your family too.

What a great beach for family to sit back and enjoy or dive into the ocean and have fun. The only... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Mike B
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Smiths Falls, Canada
Great beach

Great beach for families and friends. Beautiful beach. The water was very warm this year. The waves... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
run4fun122
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a great beach for family to sit back and enjoy or dive into the ocean and have fun. The only thing missing is food so bring a cooler.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Great beach for families and friends. Beautiful beach. The water was very warm this year. The waves good for surfers. Fun beach to walk. My friend even found a couple of sand dollars!

Thank run4fun122
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Beautiful beach but you gotta be lucky to find a parking spot in the summer! A bit crowded when the surf is good!

Thank valeryQc_Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Our shuttle driver asked us if we wanted to go to the Kennebunk Beach or the Gooch Beach, while we were fumbling with the choice he laughed and said they were the same. Definitely it is one of the best beaches that I have visited...More

Thank wallacejain
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Dog friendly beach. Parking pass is required at $25 each. Great place to visit if you want to pet watch mornings or evenings just in case you didn’t get to travel with your own pet!

Thank DayTrip773825
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Clean, quiet and beautiful! A relaxing day with my sister-in-law at the beach. We traveled from NY to ME, we had not been to Maine in many years. Our stay was four nights in Kennebunk. We ate at many wonderful outside restaurants. Looking forward to...More

2  Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Nice beach. Good waves and lots of surfers the day we went. Dogs are allowed on the beach during summer until 9am. There were a couple of poop piles left on the beach whiles owners chatted. So gross. There are always some that will ruin...More

Thank Beantown7
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Kennebunk Beach is composed of a chain of three beaches: Gooch's, Middle, and Mother's. Gooch's sits on a bay and includes the mouth of the Kennebunk River, which is home to several marinas. One pastime for visitors is to walk to the jetty and watch...More

Thank kennebunk_larryMaine
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This beach is great. High tide offers limited space to sunbathe. Parking can be a problem even with a parking pass.

Thank Diane4562
Reviewed 10 August 2018

With a parking pass from the hotel we were able to enjoy this wonderful beach. The water is clean and so is the beach. It is a dog friendly beach and people are very respectful and pleasant. A nice family beach or simply to sit...More

1  Thank Garth B
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Joyce K
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Response from JacksBack05101 | Reviewed this property |
I think after Labor Day you can
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Response from mainekings | Reviewed this property |
There is a wheelchair ramp and handicap parking at north /east end of the beach, by the Seaside Hotel. The sand is soft, but go at high tide when the water is close.
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