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 get the most from your holiday in Menemsha, create itinerary details personal to you using our Menemsha travel route planner .
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Menemsha Public Beach Reviews
Head to the fish market for a lobster roll or even a whole lobster and join the locals as they eat on the beach watching the sunset - wonderful. more »
Forget the fact the travel and leisure identified this place as having the best sunset in Massachusetts. The lobster bisque, clam chowder and hot lobster rolls at the Menemsha fishmarket make you forg... more »
Nice place to take little ones. Safe, small beach with no waves. You can sit on a blanket and watch the fishing boats come in. more »
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