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.

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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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Summer rituals are already in motion at The Nantucket. A late afternoon dip at Jetties? Book by the pool? Walk to Brant Point? Cocktail on the porch? What’s your favorite summer ritual on Nantucket? 📸: @laurenswells
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Who’s excited to roll right into a timeless summer? Tap the link in our bio to learn about all the fun new experiences we’re offering this summer! 📸: @prepfordwife // @marcsford
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Love this time of the year and LOVE being able to welcome our guests back. Thinking about joining us this year and wondering what summer at the hotel or on the island is looking like this year? Head on over to the link in our bio to learn about how we’re making this summer special 📸: @merhanson
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We’re back open to the public starting tomorrow and ready for a #TimelessSummer on Nantucket. Head on over to the link in our bio to learn about the new experiences, amenities, and activities we’re offering this season.
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We’re also excited to announce the first winner of our #MyVintageSummer campaign! Congrats to @amoskovitz on her winning vintage photo submission. We loved this shot on the beach from her childhood - it reminds us of everything we love about summer!
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This week we spoke with Jasper Young, third generation Nantucketer at the family business. With their iconic spinning sign, @youngsbikeshop is a familiar sight to anyone who’s ever disembarked at Nantucket’s Steamship Authority Wharf. Tap our story for a link to our conversation with Jasper!
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It’s always magical here, but when the blooms start arriving there’s a little extra magic 📸: @zofiaphoto
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This week we spoke with Don Peacock of @tallshiplynx. Tap our Story for a link to read our a Island Spotlight about the history of the ship and Don’s involvement with the Lynx Educational Foundation
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Make Mother’s Day extra special this year with a delicious take-out feast prepared and packaged by Chef Al and his team at Breeze. Get your order in by this Thursday (May 7th) and we’ll get prepping for you! Link in bio for details.
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This week, we spoke with Jack Fritsch , proprietor of @nantucketantiques and antiquarian extraordinaire. Check out the link in our bio to read about his favorite artifacts over the years, and how a career in Evolutionary Biology first brought him to Nantucket .
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