Listings Of Newport RI Beaches

Easton's Beach (1st Beach) - Newport


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Newport's largest beach and recreation area. Only area beach that has a carousel, aquarium, rentable beach houses and food concession area. Known for its twin lobster rolls, served up daily at a price that can't be beat! Great for kids and families with all the extra activities and food options. Parking fees range from $10 on weekdays to $20 on weekends/holidays and season passes are $40 for residents / $80 for nonresidents. About a 15-minute walk from downtown Newport or a 5-minute bike or taxi ride.

 

 

Bailey's Beach - Newport


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This is a very small beach sometimes referred to as "rejects beach" located at the intersection of Bellevue Avenue and Ocean Drive. Accessible only by foot or bike, it is a great place to stop on a bike ride and relax and watch the surf. The larger area of the beach past the rocks is private and part of the Spouting Rock Beach Association. FREE. About a 15-minute bike ride from downtown Newport or a 10-minute taxi ride. Please Note: there is NO parking anywhere in the near vacinity for vehicles. Bikes and scooters may find a spot right at the beach.

Gooseberry Beach - Newport


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Located just beyond Bailey's Beach on Ocean Drive, Gooseberry is a great family beach because it lies in a protected cove away from high surf. This beach tends to be a little less crowded than the large beaches in Middletown and is a shorter drive with less traffic too, especially on summer weekends. Fees are $20 for parking or $250 for season pass. About a 15-minute bike ride from downtown Newport or a 10-minute taxi ride.

Sachuest Beach (2nd Beach) - Middletown


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Of all the Newport RI beaches, Second Beach is the largest and boasts the greatest surf. Composed of fine sand, the beach concession area offers visitors food, bathrooms and showers. Popular with both families and singles, this beach abuts the Norman Bird Sanctuary and Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. Parking fees range from $10 on weekdays to $20 on weekends/holidays and season passes are $70 for residents / $140 for nonresidents. About a 15-minute bike ride or 5-minute car/taxi ride from downtown Newport. TIP: If you purchase a season pass for this beach, you can use it at Middletown's 3rd Beach as well, giving you options on any given day.

Third Beach - Middletown


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Situated on the other side of Sachuest Point lies Third Beach, a favorite of windsurfers and families. Set in a cove, expect to find low surf at this beach with just the right wind offshore for kitesurfing and windsurfing. Parking fees range from $10 on weekdays to $20 on weekends/holidays and season passes are $70 for residents / $140 for nonresidents. About a 20-minute bike ride or 10-minute car/taxi ride from downtown Newport. TIP: If you purchase a season pass for this beach, you can use it at Middletown's 2nd Beach as well, giving you options on any given day.

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