Sandy beach
Yes
Hike-in Required
No
Surfing
No
Snorkeling / SCUBA
No
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Located along the northern part of the Nantucket Sound, Jetties Beach is a great summer destination for families. Jetties Beach is a very large, soft sandy beach, with very calm waters. Lifeguards are on guard to monitor children’s swimming lessons and protect the families that are enjoying the beach. With the calm and crystal-clear water, Jetties beach is great for beginning swimmers as opposed to other more difficult beaches near by.  

Although there is quite a far distance between the parking lot and the ocean, a hard surfaced path is available for easy walking. Jetties Beach also provides wheelchairs for guests to borrow. Sandbar at Jetties Beach, is a bustling restaurant that provides various drinks and foods and that is located right on the beach. Tables, chairs, and restrooms are available within the bar and out on the sand for customers to utilize and enjoy.  

Jetties Beach is a must see for families looking for some summer swim lessons or to just enjoy your time on Nantucket. With the food options and great views, you will definitely want to return.

Logistics + Planning

Congestion

High

Parking Pass

Not Required

Open Year-round

Yes

Pros

Clear waters. Great ocean views. Beachside restaurant.

Cons

Big crowds. Far walk from parking lot.

Features

ADA accessible
Family friendly

Location

Field Guide

Nearby Adventures

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