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Quiet family beach not usually busy . Easy access with boat ramp. Good for paddling and young... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
CCtiger258
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Great for families

Third beach is known as the "Family Beach". Sheltered from winds and high surf, it's located on the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
387kennethr
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Calm waters and a wide sandy area make this a favorite spot for families with children.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Third Beach Road, Middletown, RI 02842
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Quiet family beach not usually busy . Easy access with boat ramp. Good for paddling and young children. Away from the high surf and hasrentals available.

Thank CCtiger258
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Third beach is known as the "Family Beach". Sheltered from winds and high surf, it's located on the Sakonnet River, separated from Second Beach by Sachuest Point Nature Reserve. The atmosphere tends to be more chill than the larger beaches, and is rightly considered to...More

Thank 387kennethr
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We tried out the rentals for paddleboards and kayaks this year and it was a big hit so we went out to OSJL and bought our own. From 4 years old to 60+ got to enjoy them on third beach. The calm beach has lots...More

Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Here is a beach that is protected, flat and clean. Bring your paddle boat for smooth water cruising.

Thank penelmurray4946
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Third beach can be a great place to walk dogs, stand up paddle or grab a mooring...but sometimes boats empty their holding tanks 🙊😬 This week, Newport harbor water has been cleaner than third beach

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

nice calm beach for young children. soft sand and small waves, good shell hunting, quite and peaceful.

Thank Camilla C
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Third Beach is a smaller beach but usually less crowded than the other beaches in the area. Great for everyoneNice beach for children to practice swimming

Thank giannak78
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

I go here with my mom whenever I see her in Newport. She likes this beach. I find it to be nice but sometimes no parking and a long walk to beach. Is ok if you are already there.

Thank Santiago1109
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great off season beach to take a walk. Been here a few times in the spring with the kids and the dogs.

Thank Lppmyst
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Rent a paddleboard, use the boat ramp for your boat. Big parking lot. Bring cash for Del's Lemonade! Perfect family beach, evening picnics with the in the sand grills. Summer never ends at Third Beach! (Remember to bring a bag for your trash removal, they...More

Thank Martha C
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Lea M
12 January 2018|
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Response from giannak78 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I know people have, but that was 30 something years ago. Third Beach Road Middletown, RI 02842 (401) 849-2822 Here is the phone number for third beach. 401-842-6500 is Town Hall in Middletown
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Wayne S
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Sorry I do not know
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