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Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit

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Beach · Nature / Park
Ogunquit Beach translates from the Abenaki language as "beautiful place by the sea." It is an apt name for the resort that offers sandy beaches framed by cliffs along the water. Swimmers will want to head to the river lagoon with a sandbar that indicates shallow water ideal for wading and swimming. The area is known for being a lesbian-, gay-, bisexual-, and transgender-friendly community. Consider browsing the boutiques near the water and enjoying refreshments with a view over the beach. Add Ogunquit Beach to your Ogunquit travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ogunquit day trip planner.
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  • One of my favorite things to do is float in the changing tidal Ogunquit river. You can just jump in and float or pick up an inflatable float. It feels like flying along in the water. I prefer to....  more »
  • I actually went in the ocean. The temperature was 68°. Even though the beach was crowded we were able to find a spot. I especially like that they have very clean restrooms at the beach as well as a...  more »
  • Incredible view. You come for that tranquil spot by the water. We went on the busiest Labor Day weekend and it was wonderful to eat food by the water despite the crazy rush of people. Ordered seafood platter and it was perfect, lightly breaded and fried perfectly without it tasting greasy and heavy. But it came with store bought chips. The chowders were average. High price food due to the view.
  • My third attempt to get seated.. Beautiful place. Help could be better at the views.. I have been there before. Food was good, service was good...this year I will have to reevaluate....
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