All South Shore Beaches

Low Beach

This beach is between Sconset and Tom Nevers Pond, nearly 7 miles from Nantucket town, and is a wonderful beach if you like your privacy. Sweeping views, plenty of room. Surf can be heavy with strong currents. This beach is

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Madaket Beach

As of June 29, 2022, this beach is unguarded and caution is urged.  Severe erosion has made access extremely difficult. At the far western end of the island, Madaket is a popular beach, especially for watching incredible sunsets. Sand is

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Miacomet Beach

At the end of Miacomet Road. Surf and rip currents can be dangerous but there are some lifeguards. Parking. No facilities or food service. Families with very young children may prefer Miacomet Pond.

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