Set within a charming fishing village, Menemsha Public Beach offers some of the best things on the island: seafood, gentle surf, and sunsets. The pebbly beach can be a little hard on tender feet, but the uncrowded atmosphere and serene vistas at this beach make it a perennial favorite. Try the clams at the New England clam shack, or head to one of the other nearby restaurants for other seafood dishes, including lobster and oysters. The vistas from this north-facing spot include the Elizabeth Islands and Cuttyhunk, and word has it this is the best sunset in town. Limited parking ensures plenty of beach space for visitors. To visit Menemsha Public Beach and other attractions in Menemsha, use our Menemsha trip itinerary builder.
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This beach is part of the Menemsha Village area and because it faces west is perfect for viewing the sunset. A delightful place for a beach lunch or a casual stroll. The surf is relatively calm, makin... more »
Beach is rocky and not the greatest swimming beach. But fun for kids to explore to catch crabs and small fish with their nets. The sunsets are breath taking . more »
Come very early when coming over to see the sunset. There is limited parking, and very often it is impossible to find a parking spot. more »
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