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Napatree Point

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Boaters paradise

We are weekender boaters staying at a nearby marina close to Watch Hill. For the past 25 years we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Beach in New England

This is my beach. If I want to spend a day basking in the sunshine and dipping into the waves... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Westerly, Rhode Island
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Watch Hill bird sanctuary.
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Westerly, RI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are weekender boaters staying at a nearby marina close to Watch Hill. For the past 25 years we have anchored here sometimes spending the whole weekend at Napatree. Even though the beach can become crowded it is nothing compared to Misquamicut Public Beach. With...More

Thank jerika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my beach. If I want to spend a day basking in the sunshine and dipping into the waves, Napatree is my go-to. It is unspoiled, breath-taking and peaceful with glorious dunes, flowers, natural grasses and wildlife. The beach has soft sand, perfect for...More

Thank suz1sam
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the beach and the walk along the water. Can be romantic, holding hands on a beautiful beach and a scenario of love in the air. Do not let kids get in you way, they just enjoy playing and splashing. When done and in...More

Thank rymd43
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Whether you choose the calm cove side or the open beach side, this is one of RI's treasures. It's also wonderful for walking and if you are into birds, bring your binocs, because this is a well-known birding hot spot. Just don't try and come...More

Thank genevaRhodeIsland
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I love Napatree when it is not beach season. Walking out there on the point is so peaceful, and off season your dog can go too. Beautiful views. Summertime it is tough to get parking because Watch Hill is crawling with people.

1  Thank DFS60
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I and one of our friends visited Napatree as we read it was one of the best spots in RI for shelling. Judging by how many shells my wife came home with I'll go along with that statement, haha! I was more...More

4  Thank chiefwahoo1989
Reviewed 21 February 2017

took me over an hour to make it all the way out and back on a mostly warm day... the entire time I saw not another person. Very peaceful.

Thank m f
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This beach is good for a nice long walk. It is good on one side only. Not as clean as some of the other RI beaches but definitely something different. Also, the chance that you may run into an A-list celebrity makes this a good...More

1  Thank Nishant S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

a nice place to see. a clean beach. at one time this was all homes and during the hurricane of 38 they were all swept away along with many of the people who lived here. now it is a place for people to go and...More

1  Thank Barry N
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was my favorite beach in Westerly. Not as crowded as others (because parking is impossible and far from the beach). Shorebirds and dunes and just lovely, especially around sunset when there are fewer people and the sky colors up.

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10 September 2016|
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Response from Colomb92 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late answer ( didn't get an alert !! ) , last August we easily found a parking place by the shops in Watch Hill both for the beach and a bit of shopping. Just in case you are not from the US ( I live in France... More