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Address: Beach Rd., Edgartown, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA

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The Bend in the Road Beach is a great place to relax, read a book, or hunt for shells. Good swimming as waves are small. Lifeguard on duty for the swimmers.

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Houston N
Franklin, Tennessee
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Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The Bend in the Road Beach is a great place to relax, read a book, or hunt for shells. Good swimming as waves are small. Lifeguard on duty for the swimmers.

Thank Houston N
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A really cute beach and great for kids since the waves are very calm. However, bring their water shoes. The sand is more like shells and rocks, tough to walk around without footwear.

Thank WendyLauWong
Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Located on a curved cove on Beach Road, this is a great beach for everyone, but especially those with smaller children. The water is normally calm (this August it was a bit more choppy that usual). Great beach to walk on. There is a life guard station at the very beginning of the beach. Jumping from the Big Bridge is... More 

Thank jer b
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach ...calm , Smooth sand , clear waters, relaxing to walk and enjoy , near center of town easily accessible . Just lovely

Thank Vergiliana
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The water warms up quickly in season. Shallow smooth bottom. Most days the breeze is mild and off the land.

Thank RFClark
Lake Park, Florida
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Great family beach. Calm water, great views and close to parking and bike path. We had bikes but I would guess on a busy day, parking your car might be difficult. It's worth waiting for a space!

Thank Maryann M
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is a great beach for all. Especially great for families with children as the ocean is very calm

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

It's centrally located, if you don't want to hassle with crowds at South Beach, and especially if you have lots of stuff to schlep, your car should always be close by. Waters are calm, shallow and often very warm. Swam there in October sometimes. No concessions, so bring your own lunch. Would be a great place to bike into, from... More 

Thank Coco A
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is the beach to go to if you have young children or grandchildren. The water is calm and beautiful. Parking can be challenging, so go early in the day or later in the afternoon.

Thank funhunterEdgartown
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Every summer, this is our go-to beach during our MV vacation. Parking is free and easy, and the walk onto the beach is short. The water is clear and calm, with little to no waves. The beach is full of shells for collecting. There's plenty of space. Our kids love it!

Thank Egaff

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