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Family cottage on bay across from beach

Go every summer in late Aug to early September. Very picturesqued. Always great for walking. We... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Bluffton, Sc
nice beach

I reached the beach riding from Ogunquit, following the ocean route. The beach is very nice, there... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Tsvetislava I
Sofia, Bulgaria
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“nice beach” (74 reviews)
“high tide” (83 reviews)
“free parking” (27 reviews)
Wells, ME
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Go every summer in late Aug to early September. Very picturesqued. Always great for walking. We walk almost every day, then sit and have coffee. Always beautiful. Sometimes the water is pretty cool, considering it's summer (used to it tho, since we are New Englanders...More

Thank laffininbl
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I reached the beach riding from Ogunquit, following the ocean route. The beach is very nice, there is enough place and it is not crowdy. It is also a nice spor to take pictures of the rising moon.

Thank Tsvetislava I
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love the free parking when you can get it and a nice long beach to walk. Love the rocks on the beach. Fun to find sealife.

Thank TomRess
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Watching the sun rise over the beach has been on my bucket list for some time now. We decided on Wells Beach because of its extremely close proximity to our hotel (half a mile). Because its the winter, the sun rose around 7:12 am, and...More

Thank Timna N
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We came is January and it was FREEZING! But it was expected. If you plan to walk, check the tides and bundle up! The sand is packed so it is easy to walk on and there are some rocks where our kids climbed. I bet...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Took a winter stroll on the beach. Saw lots of snowmen build by other people. Walk was very pretty for a winter holiday visit. Trying to walk off lunch. Then going to light house near by. Never saw snow on the beach before. It was...More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nubble Lighthouse was stunning with the Christmas Lights. It is awesome anytime of the year in my opinion We love to walk around and look at the ocean and the lighthouse even if the wind is blowing and there is snow on the ground.

Thank Betsy A
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Wells Beach is a beautiful, long beach. Enter the beach from the marina during high tides. You can enter from Mile Road when the tide is low. At high Tide, the Mile Road entrance has no beach. Even at peak season there is usually a...More

1  Thank stansongman2
Reviewed 21 November 2016

It is a lovely beach in a small and sleepy town in Southern Maine. Parking was convenient and the beach is clean and beautiful with the beautiful rocks and wildlife. I even saw a seal! We very much enjoyed our visit.

Thank Peace500
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The scenery is spectacular. The beach offers great waves for playing in the water. Beach area for laying around and enjoying the sun and playing in the sand. There is also a picnic area. So many beaches but this one offers all of it.

Thank Lo3rn
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5 July 2017|
Response from Kiki C | Reviewed this property |
Hey, Sorry for the delay... not sure how, we did not use the train. Thx
11 September 2016|
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Response from clubgrub | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what the official rules there are regarding smoking. I have seen a few people smoking there, including the lifeguards.
3 August 2016|
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Response from Patty C | Reviewed this property |
There is a municipal parking lot (fee) off of Island Beach Rd. Follow walking path to jetty/beach area.