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Whether you prefer to sunbathe or get out on the water, Nantucket Beaches offer the perfect setting for relaxation and fun. Nantucket boasts 82 miles of coastline along the Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. You can find everything here from calm, family-friendly waters to waves that experienced surfers will love catching. Because Nantucket is an island offering abundant shoreline, you can be sure to find a secluded spot if you'd like to, but there are also many popular beaches with lifeguards on duty and amenities like restrooms, showers, picnic areas, and more. 

Best Nantucket Beaches on the Sound

  • Children's Beach
  • Jetties Beach
  • Steps Beach
  • Brant Point

Best Nantucket South Shore Beaches

  • Cisco Beach
  • Surfside Beach
  • Fisherman's Beach
  • Miacomet Beach
  • Madaket Beach

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Nantucket Dog Friendly Beaches

Nantucket is a very dog-friendly island! There are restaurants that welcome your four-legged friend, and even some events catered specifically for dogs. And, of course, many of our beaches are dog friendly. 

  • Francis Street Beach
  • Jetties Beach
  • Surfside
  • Brant Point Beach
  • Madaket Beach
  • Siaconset Beach
  • Miacomet Beach
  • Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
  • Cisco Beach
  • Children's Beach
  • Nobadeer Beach

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two guys with surfboards heading out to the water of Nantucket beaches

Nantucket has great beaches for relaxing, swimming, diving through the waves, and surfing!  Nantucket has options for both veteran surfers or those...