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Menemsha

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Overview

Located in the charming town of Chilmark, Menemsha Beach boasts a picturesque shoreline and stunning views of the sunset The beach is approximately 3000 feet long and features a mix of fine sand and pebbles

Amenities

Menemsha Beach also provides visitors with restrooms, outdoor showers, and a concession stand for snacks and refreshments

Activities

Visitors can enjoy activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, and picnicking.

Parking

There is a parking lot available for beachgoers, and it is free for all visitors. However, parking is limited and can fill up quickly during peak season, so plan accordingly.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Menemsha Beach is a popular filming location, with scenes from movies such as "Jaws" and "The Proposal" shot on the beach.

Attractions

In addition to the beach, visitors can explore the quaint fishing village of Menemsha, where fresh seafood and local art can be found. The nearby Menemsha Hills Reservation offers hiking trails and stunning views of the ocean and the Elizabeth Islands.

Restaurants

There are several restaurants in the area, including seafood shacks and upscale dining options, serving a variety of cuisines such as lobster, clam chowder, and sushi.

Hotels

While there are no hotels directly on Menemsha Beach, there are several options in nearby towns such as Edgartown and Vineyard Haven. The Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown is a historic hotel with stunning views of the harbor, while the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven is a boutique hotel with modern amenities.

Basic Details

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All Amenities at Menemsha

Amenities

  • Barbecue

  • Boat Ramp

  • Dogs

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  • Activities

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesFishing

  • Rentals

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesBikes

  • Fishing Boats

  • Sailing

  • Access

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  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesParking - Free

  • Menemsha - Beach Map

    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does Menemsha have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    Yes, this Beach provides free parking at the entrance, although spaces are limited. Visitors can also find street parking nearby for easy access to the beach.

    Does Menemsha have lifeguards?

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

    Is Menemsha a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is Menemsha good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does Menemsha have restrooms?

    Yes, Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at this Beach.

    Is Menemsha a nude beach?

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

    Is there food near Menemsha?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby food options - please plan your beach day accordingly.

    What are the activities at Menemsha?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Fishing

    Does Menemsha have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Menemsha a dog-friendly beach?

    Yes, bring your dog with you to this Beach!

    Is Menemsha good for surfing?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.

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