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Clean Ocean water with surf

Since a child I have been swimming in all kinds of weather at Second Beach. The water is usually... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harle T
Beautiful beach

For thirty-five years I have vacationed in Newport, RI. Second beach is a wonderful way to spend a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marianne E
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“red seaweed”(29 reviews)
“snack bar”(30 reviews)
One of Newport's most popular beaches.
474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-847-1993
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since a child I have been swimming in all kinds of weather at Second Beach. The water is usually clean and free of seaweed, at least in some sections if not across the entire beach. Parking is easy, too even when there is a nominal...More

Thank Harle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For thirty-five years I have vacationed in Newport, RI. Second beach is a wonderful way to spend a summer day. The waves are manageable, the beach is clean, there is surfing at one end of the beach, and a concession stand! You can bring your...More

Thank Marianne E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly one of the best beaches! No facilities as we visited in September but the water was warm, clean, little seaweed and whit sand. Waves were just high enough, I only wished I could stay longer!

Thank Sophiemylene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the afternoon to walk on the beach and watch the waves. It is the off season so the beach was free. Long Beach with wide sandy area.

Thank Janet N
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Clean, beautiful beach. Visited this beach since it was close to my home, went with my two children.Will go again. Porta potty‘s Close by, food vendor close as well. Get there early,for great parking options.

Thank natalbriss
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I have been to this beach several years ago and there was red seaweed. This time there was little to none on most of the beach. When I took walk on the beach toward the Rocky area, I saw a lot of red seaweed in...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We visited Second (Sachuest) Beach in Rhode Island this summer while on vacation, at the recommendation of a family member. The beach has ample parking, bathrooms and a snack bar/picnic table area; it is accessible and appeared to have accessible beach bikes (though I can't...More

Thank VacayDivas
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great CLEAN beach, with bathhouse, outside showers and changing stalls. There are also plenty of lifeguards on duty during season. Bathhouse closes Labor Day.

Thank 942harveys
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The lovely curve of this beach, the colorful surfers, and the white sand make this a stunning spot to sun and play in the waves. Beware of the powerful waves. Fun for younger people to play in, but for this senior they were a little...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Waves can be from great for boarding to almost calm but we always have a fun time. The wather is walking depth pretty far out and clarity is better than first beach. Get there early to avoid crowds on nice days and get a pass...More

Thank Alex F
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5 September 2018|
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Response from 942harveys | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know ALL the facilities are closed after Labor Day.
5 August 2018|
Response from giannak78 | Reviewed this property |
I believe all cars are charged the same. Parking is closer to walkways.
30 July 2018|
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Response from Kim K | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. I stayed on the main strip in Newport and it was only 12 minutes away from there.