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Great beach.

I have friends that rave about their beaches. Folks up in Boston rave about the beaches at the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
White Plains, New York
via mobile
August 2018

I’ve been to East Beach twice this summer. What a spectacular beach. The cleanest beach I’ve been... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Colleen V
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I have friends that rave about their beaches. Folks up in Boston rave about the beaches at the Cape. I’m a New Yorker and we think Jones Beach is terrific. It’s pretty good. Down in Philadelphia and South Jersey they love the Shore. I’ve been...More

1  Thank paul1009
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I’ve been to East Beach twice this summer. What a spectacular beach. The cleanest beach I’ve been too. Beautiful blue green water. Soft clean sand....your feet will feel so clean and well exfoliated .Amazing waves bring your boogie boards they are allowed but no floating...More

3  Thank Colleen V
Reviewed 28 August 2018

the parking lot is small you have to get there early even on a weekday but therefore the beach is never crowded. This is a beautiful beach! Very clean exactly what we were looking for we will return and only$5 per visit!

Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Great beach! Parking was cheap compared to other places. Sand was super soft and very clean. Highly recommend!

Thank froghopper7
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We got here early on a Sunday( 9 am) and the small parking lot was half full. The attendant said its usually filled by 10. Nice clean toilets/changing rooms. Only downside was that there is no food available within walking distance so pack accordingly because...More

3  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This beach is clean, hardly any seaweed and no red tide. The best part is that there is very limited parking which means the beach is not crowded like the others even on the hottest of days. But still there are some people that just...More

10  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Lets get this right. RI has some of the best beaches in the entire world and we have 44 miles of coastline and tons of beaches. all kept up and clean. nice choice of large or small waves. Surfers beaches and beaches for the entire...More

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 13 June 2018

As a native Rhode Islander I can firmly say that this beach is the best in the state. I live in a different state now, but every time I come back during the summer I make a point to visit East. Clear, blue water. Soft,...More

6  Thank CH8722
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Wonderful beach with clean water and sand. During the season only the early birds will gain entrance as parking fills quickly, even on weekdays.

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach on the RI shore. Walk the beach and admire impressive beach cottages (mansions) along the beach in Quonny. No food options (snack bar closed several years ago), There are restrooms on site. Parking lot is small and always sells out early, so be...More

1  Thank michaelkU4551EN
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Genesis O
4 August 2018|
Response from Robert F | Reviewed this property |
No, you cannot bring a grill.
Sarah S
11 July 2018|
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Response from Robert F | Reviewed this property |
Went again this past Sunday and there is a sign, no pets.