Beaches Galore!

In addition to beaches that are nearby The Nantucket Hotel, Brant Point, Children’s and Jetties, Nantucket has numerous other beautiful beaches. All can be easily reached by bicycle and some can also be reached by NRTA WAVE shuttle bus. Buses usually run every 30 minutes and can carry two bicycles if you wish to ride one way to the beach and return by bus.

Brant Point

An easy walk or bike ride from the hotel, this beach is located at the end of our street, Easton Street. This scenic beach features Brant Point Lighthouse and is a pleasant spot to sit and watch the boats rounding the point. If you wish to swim at the beach there is no lifeguard and a strong current – so experienced swimmers only.

Cisco Beach

A four-mile bike ride to the end of Hummock Pond Road, Cisco Beach is known for its heavy surf. There are lifeguards on duty and on-site parking. A new bike path is planned to Cisco Beach; in the meantime, the road to this beach can be busy with traffic so families are cautioned.

Dionis Beach

Dionis Beach is three miles by bike path from The Nantucket Hotel. This beach is sheltered by dunes and offers calm waters for swimming, so it’s safe for children. There are lifeguards on duty, restrooms, parking, and showers.

Madaket Beach

Madaket Beach is as far west as you can go on Nantucket! Regular NRTA WAVE shuttle bus service operates from in front of The Nantucket Hotel to Madaket or enjoy a 5.5-mile bike ride on a scenic, paved bike path. Heavy surf. Food available nearby. Famous for viewing sunsets. There is a lifeguard and restrooms.

Siasconset Beaches

Regular NRTA WAVE shuttle service is available to ‘Sconset or enjoy an eight-mile ride with six miles of it on a paved bike path. Surf can be heavy. Food and restrooms are available in the nearby village of ‘Sconset. There is a lifeguard, restrooms and parking.

Surfside Beach

Located at the end of Surfside Road, a 2.2-mile ride on the paved bike path or reachable via the NRTA WAVE shuttle bus during the summer. This is a good beach for families and is ideal for picnics, kite flying, beach games, and surfcasting after 5:00 p.m. Surf can be heavy at this beach. Beach-accessible wheelchairs are available. There is a lifeguard, phone, restrooms, food, parking, equipment rentals, and showers and all are handicap accessible.

For any questions regarding lifeguards or beaches, please call the Nantucket Beach Manager at (508) 325-5348.

The Nantucket on Instagram

Morning rituals at The Nantucket 📸: @marcsford // @prepfordwife
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Summer lingers on 📸: @stellenevolandes
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September is here but that doesn’t mean summer is behind us. Tap the link in our bio to learn why. 📸: @vic_nkt
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Checking into the weekend 📸: @stacieflinner
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Pool days are here to stay when you stay with us this September. Tap the link in our bio to learn about the other summer activities and amenities that are lingering a little longer this September 📸: @jenniferjhughes
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Summer later with us this September. Tap the link in our bio to learn about what’s happening around the hotel during this spectacular month on-island 📸: @mrsnipple_
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Did somebody say weekend? 📸: @howieguja // @janaguja
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Summer later with us this September. Tap the link in our bio to learn about what’s happening around the hotel during this spectacular month on-island 📸: @jackiegreaney // @pjhavel
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What a pretty little island we have here 📸: @kristenconnorphotography
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Congrats to @mpappag, the latest winner of our #MyVintageSummer series! Her vintage summer photo stirred our Timeless Summer heartstrings and captured the essence of a day of adventures under the sun. If you have a vintage family photo that you think will do the same, share it with us and you might win a Nantucket vacation (or one with our sister resort, @winnetu.mv). Tap the link in our bio to learn more, and happy summering!
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Pop the cork! 🍾🍾 Opened the newspaper yesterday and found out we’ve been named @tripadvisor’s #1 Luxury Hotel of the year. Thanks to our wonderful guests who made this exciting award possible! Head to the link in our bio to read more! 📸: @stacieflinner
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Blooming with fun over at The Nantucket this summer- tap the link in our bio to learn about how we’re making this summer timeless 📸: @katiefromboston
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Endless blooms 🌸 this time of the year 📸: @vic_nkt
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The crunch of oyster-shells and the smell of hydrangeas means you’re probably staying in one of our cottages 📸: @jackiegreaney // @pjhavel
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30 miles out to sea and never a dull sight to see 📸: @jamie.watkins
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Every day feels like the weekend on this island 📸: @shorelinesillustrated
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It’s a great day to have a great day. Happy 4th from all of us at The Nantucket Hotel 🇺🇸 📸: @howieguja
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Sights and scenes like this surround you on the pleasant stroll into town from our front door 📸: @pjhavel
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Did you know that the cottages at The Nantucket Hotel are dog-friendly? 👋 to @hunt.the.whoodle who was with us recently!
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In-room breakfast never looked so good 📸: @jackiegreaney // @pjhavel
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We’re having so much fun sorting through your #MyVintageSummer submissions and we’re excited to announce the second winner!Congrats to @daniellemalfitanaduane whose photo is filled with the splashy summer-y energy we’re channeling this summer. We turned her vintage summer photo into this poster to use in our Season 2020 advertising campaign and she will be receiving a voucher for two-night stay with us or our sister resort on Martha’s Vineyard, @winnetu.mv. We’re picking two more winners this summer so keep those submissions coming! Share it with us using the #MyVintageSummer hashtag or tap the link in our bio to learn how to submit if your Instagram account is set to private.
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Summer looks good on the neighborhood. What’s your favorite evening stroll in Brant Point?
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