OverviewSimon J. Donovan Beach is a serene beach located in Winthrop, United States.
AmenitiesVisitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and fishing
ActivitiesThe beach is relatively short, stretching for only a few hundred feet, and features soft, light-colored sand.
ParkingParking is available at Simon J. Donovan Beach, and it is free for residents of Winthrop. Non-residents can park for a fee.
Fun FactFun fact about Simon J. Donovan Beach: It is named after Simon J. Donovan, a local resident who was a Navy Cross recipient for his bravery during World War II.
AttractionsWhile the beach itself doesn't offer many attractions, visitors can explore the nearby Winthrop Beach Reservation, which features a playground, basketball court, and picnic areas. Winthrop Beach is also home to the Winthrop Yacht Club, which offers sailing lessons and rentals.
RestaurantsThere are several restaurants near Simon J. Donovan Beach, including Twist & Shake, which serves ice cream and fast food, and the Kasbah, which offers Mediterranean cuisine. For seafood lovers, Belle Isle Seafood and the Cottage Park Yacht Club both offer fresh seafood dishes.
HotelsFor visitors looking to stay in the area, there are several hotels nearby. The Winthrop Arms Hotel is a historic hotel located in the center of Winthrop, while the Inn at Crystal Cove offers waterfront accommodations just a short drive from Simon J. Donovan Beach. The Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor is a luxury hotel located in East Boston, offering stunning views of the harbor and the city skyline.