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“Miles of flour-like sand and sand dunes”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Ogunquit Beach

Ogunquit Beach
Ranked #3 of 29 things to do in Ogunquit
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews
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“Miles of flour-like sand and sand dunes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

Ogunquit is the last town on the beach and offers several 'types' of beaches. Around the point is the smaller beach that faces the Ogunquit River. The main beach goes on for miles to Wells. On the backside of the main beach is the smaller beach behind the dunes...worth the trip over many of the wooden bridges. Tides at Ogunquit are massive (20') at times. If you arrive at low tide the beach is a quarter mile to the water....at high tide however the beach is nearly covered (at least the parking lot area). The tide is very swift and anyone starting at the river can get a free kayak or board ride at several knots. Coming back however is something rather difficult and should be taken into consideration. Parking can be rather expensive.

Visited August 2012
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Portsmouth, NH
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“Nice 2 day stay!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

WE spent 2 days and nights here on the river, which is close to the beach, free parking easy walk to the beach and the walking trail is very close by. Awesome beach really opens up alot of space at low tide.

Visited July 2012
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connecticut
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“August water is much warmer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

We enjoy walking to the Ogunquit beach - especially in the evening. We went to Maine this year in August and were really surprised at how much warmer the water is in August as opposed to July. Soft sand, nice beach.

Visited August 2012
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Montreal, Canada
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“Beautifull beach with tons to do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

very clean no rocks and beautiful very family and gay friendly beach. The water was warmer this year than last and pleasant to swim in with no rocks like Wells beach.

Visited August 2012
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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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“Great beach!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

A not to miss beach when in the area. Clean, family friendly and nice sand. Some areas actually do have warm water.

Visited August 2012
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