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Very nice

With 2 girls (9 & 12) there are certain criteria that are essential (of equal importance): 1... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2014
Stanzi L
Westhampton, Massachusetts
Stroll through town

The beach area of Watch Hill is a small shopping area. It boasts of the oldest carousel in America... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2014
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

Loved the views, food and service.It was easy to relax at one of their fireplaces as we were entertained by a jazz band.

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We wanted to see the Ocean House and the Watch Hill Lighthouse. The Ocean House was something to see. We didn't go inside, however, it make for a great photo. We drove around the corner down to the beach parking lot and parked. Since it...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

The town was nearly deserted in October when we went. Beware: no public bathrooms around in the off season! The beach itself is gorgeous. There appears to be only one or two public access points. One is a skinny dirt/rock path (fun face: right next...More

1  Thank Laurasusy
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Made it to the marina just in time to park and run toward the dune where you can see the sunset best. Spectacular view! Will absolutely try to make it back before we leave Rhode Island so we can see and do more. With the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank 606tracib
Reviewed 11 September 2014

With 2 girls (9 & 12) there are certain criteria that are essential (of equal importance): 1. Bathrooms 2. Food (because we were staying in a hotel, it's not like we can pack a cooler) 3. Clean beach 4. No steep drop-offs, undertow, sharp rocky...More

Date of experience: August 2014
6  Thank Stanzi L
Reviewed 3 September 2014

What a surprise, lovely nice and clean beach. Warm water. Lovely view. You really have to go out of your way to find this place. It was our first time here, at a friend's suggestion. We didn't come super early and had to park in...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank RPK1990
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We love this beach and visit often. Over the years, however, it has changed as far as attention needed for cleanliness. The location is spectacular. The beach itself does need raking daily and holes filled where children dig during the day. The seaweed/grass is just...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Theresa A
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The beach area of Watch Hill is a small shopping area. It boasts of the oldest carousel in America. We walked around, got some ice cream and enjoyed this stopover.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank JeremyLT94
Reviewed 20 August 2014

You will not be disappointed! Easy parking, very clean! The area is nice to spend the day shopping or relaxing.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Have loved this little beach since I started going there about 15 years ago. I love the little path through the beach roses, the sandy dunes, the beautiful houses, and the water here is the best! Sandy beach, waves, warm water, what else could you...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Kerren8
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The fee was 1) wasting an entire afternoon looking for parking in this small town that doesn't want visitors. 2) Having arthritis and unable to walk a mile up a massive hill to the beach, I paid off someone in a condo... More