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Your Choice of Nantucket Beaches

North Shore Beaches

The North Shore beaches face Nantucket Sound. It is a protected body of water that offers warmer temperatures and calmer conditions than the ocean-facing beach. The important exception to this is in... more >

South Shore Beaches

The Southern Shore of Nantucket overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. With the fetch all the way to Africa, the waves can be awe-inspiring and dangerous. But most summer days bring reasonable surf and... more >

Eastern Shore Beaches

With the exception of Sconset, the Eastern Shore is home to the most remote and private beaches on the island. Four Wheel drive access is necessary to reach Great Point. more >


Cisco beach.

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