Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester

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Check out sandy Good Harbor Beach, known as one of the cleanest beaches in the area. Bordered by greenery, the beach also features a small island that's reachable by foot when the tide is low and a picturesque peninsula with charming villas overlooking the sea. Head out for a swim in the clear ocean waters, lie in the sun with a drink by your side, or rent a boogie board on site and hit the waves. With a very gentle seafloor drop, the site is suitable for families with children and for nonswimmers. The beach has a snack bar and restrooms. Plan your visit to Good Harbor Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Gloucester tour planner.
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  • Definitely the most busy beach in the region. At weekend come early like around 8 and 9 am or late around 4 and 5 pm also be prepare for spend $30 parking. During the week the price is $25 and not cro...  more »
  • We really enjoyed this beach. Nice waves and plenty of room. Kids had a blast in the water. Will go again.....if you’re looking for calmer waters for kids try Wingearsheek in Gloucester.  more »
  • Cape Ann Beaches are for the most part, not tourist and visitor friendly! I am choosing to review Good Harbor Beach as simply the prime example of what we faced at almost each and every turn along the...  more »
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