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Will absolutely go again! Very friendly -- all restaurants don't have bathrooms so check before... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
eddye l
Columbia, United States
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This visit on MV we stayed in East Chop. Thus I walked to Inkwell each morning for my walk. We... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Norwalk, Ohio
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This Oak Bluffs beach and surrounding area of colorful gingerbread Victorian houses have strong links to African-American heritage on Martha's Vineyard, dating back to the Revolutionary War. The beach was the setting for a teenage romance movie...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will absolutely go again! Very friendly -- all restaurants don't have bathrooms so check before you dine.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eddye l
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This visit on MV we stayed in East Chop. Thus I walked to Inkwell each morning for my walk. We also walked the beach one evening looking for shells. We did not swim due to the temperatures but we do enjoy the Inkwell area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Love the Inkwell Beach. Been coming for 30 years. It is so convenient. We always stay in Oak Bluffs and have only a block to walk to the beach. I can pack a lunch and walk to the beach. You will meet so many wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Inkwell beach is not far from the center of Oak Bluffs and the ferry station. We like to walk it early in the morning and collect shell, glass, etc. Much calmer than South Beach and the parking is easy as there are places to park...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience on the Inkwell beach with the Polar Bears. I’m now an official Polar Bear. Loved it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Inkwell in Oak Bluffs is definitely a must do if you travel to Martha's Vineyard. The water was so calm, I stayed in it with friends for over 2 hours just talking and laughing.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The African American history of Ink Well Beach is a landmark and I'm thankful I had the opportunity to visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tie H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I'm really, really picky about my beaches having grown up in Rhode Island. This beach is super rocky, like nearly all little rocks that make it difficult to walk on or set down a blanket. It's very lively though. Lots of people when we were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Make sure you take a walking tour. Pequot Hotel offers walking tour covering history of this beach. This beach is important to the history of the Island.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 15 December 2017

You will love coming to the ink well; and you might like to come swim and exercise with the Polar Bears of Martha's Vineyard. Check out the WEB site for more information

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank lornaa324
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