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Beautiful sandy beach.

This is a gorgeous sandy beach, wonderful for walking, swimming and enjoying the New England... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nahant, Massachusetts
Best beach on the north shore!

This is a MUST do on the north shore!!! The waves are big for body and bogey boarding and even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henry M
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1 Nahant Rd, Nahant, MA 01908
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a gorgeous sandy beach, wonderful for walking, swimming and enjoying the New England weather. The walk is flat and there are paved walkways.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a MUST do on the north shore!!! The waves are big for body and bogey boarding and even surfing! There is a parking lot that sometimes gets full, but if you get there early it is fine!!! It is a great place for...More

Thank Henry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this beach while visiting a friend in Boston. Nice day trip from downtown Boston. Took a while to find parking, but finally found it and was a short walk to the beach. Good amount of beach (sand). Water was really cold in July, temperature...More

Thank Burghluv2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few very hot days in Boston we opted to find a beach before arriving in Salem. I looked here on TripAdvisor and Nahant beach came up. This is a very long, beautiful sandy beach on a peninsula about 1/2 hour north of Boston....More

1  Thank BakingBookworm
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Inexpensive parking coupled with close proximity to Boston makes this a great beach option for the urban weary. Smallish waves and very long beachfront so good for walks too. Go to "Tides" restaurant afterwards for a decent beach meal- good drinks, pizza, kids menu, fried...More

4  Thank Craig G
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Awesome pet friendly beach for mans best friend. Lots of dogs and very friendly owners who were enjoying time with their dogs on the beach. Everyone both 2 legged and 4 legged were very social. Toughest part is finding a parking spot that is legal...More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Parking is good for the whole day and costs $10. You need to be very patient with the line of cars that stop and go as people wait for spaces to open up. We arrived around noon as early birds were packing up and leaving...More

1  Thank Kimchen
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great beach to take a walk, run on or spend the day in the sun! Get there early, as the parking lot fills up quickly.

2  Thank LesBeats
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Close, comfortable, convenient and clean. It was a hot day and without any planning we were settled at the beach in less than an hour. Short walk from parking to the beach. It’s still too early in the season to go in the water but...More

2  Thank Randi98
Reviewed 31 March 2018

A short drive along Lynn Shore Drive visiting Nahant Beach, Red Rock Park & Castle Rock with a quick lunch stop at Tides Restaurant (Free Parking onsite) . It was relatively empty coz of the chilly weather so i could easily drive around enjoying the...More

2  Thank Aarti S
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Judith W
8 August 2018|
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Response from LesBeats | Reviewed this property |
No. Just get there early! Sunday the lot was closed at 9:15 after opening at 8am! And there is NO PUBLIC parking in Nahant. I love living in the town but they are not very welcoming to outsiders 🙄
Nancy S
9 July 2018|
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Response from Bea409 | Reviewed this property |
'fraid that's true. Only the DCR reservation is open to non-residents (cars, that is)
27 June 2018|
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