6 Mile Beach - United States, Maryland, West Ocean City


6 Mile Beach is located in West Ocean City, United States, and spans six miles along the Atlantic Ocean The sand on the beach is white and soft, perfect for sunbathing and building sandcastles


The beach also has amenities such as restroom facilities, outdoor showers, and picnic areas


Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities such as swimming, surfing, fishing, kayaking, and beach volleyball.


There is a large parking lot available at 6 Mile Beach which is free of charge. Visitors are advised to arrive early to secure a spot, especially during peak season.

Fun Fact

Fun facts about 6 Mile Beach include that it is known for its beautiful sunrises and is a popular spot for shell collecting. The beach is also known for its annual sandcastle building competition, which attracts participants from all over the country.


Visitors to 6 Mile Beach can also explore nearby attractions such as the Ocean City Boardwalk, the Assateague Island National Seashore, and the Jolly Roger Amusement Park. There are also several hiking trails in the area for those who enjoy nature walks.


There are plenty of nearby restaurants that offer a variety of cuisine, including seafood, Italian, and Mexican. Some popular options include the Crab Bag, Liquid Assets, and La Hacienda.


For those looking to stay nearby, there are several hotels in the area such as the Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront, the Courtyard by Marriott Ocean City Oceanfront, and the Grand Hotel and Spa. Each hotel offers comfortable accommodations and easy access to the beach and nearby attractions.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 80/100

6 Mile Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, 6 Mile Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

6 Mile Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

6 Mile Beach is not generally considered a good swimming beach.

6 Mile Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

No, 6 Mile Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

6 Mile Beach does not have nearby food options – please plan your beach day accordingly.

6 Mile Beach is not known for any activities in particular.

6 Mile Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

6 Mile Beach is not dog-friendly.

6 Mile Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.