3 of Westbrook's Most Picturesque Beaches

The top of a Westbrook things to do list would likely include a visit to the many wonderful beaches that make up this coastal community. This area of Connecticut is known for swimming, boating and great family holidays at the shore. Whether you want a place to take children or a romantic setting for you and a loved one, Westbrook Beaches will not disappoint.

West Beach
Sea Side Ave.
Westbrook, Connecticut 06498

For enchanting views of Long Island Sound and Menunketesuck Island, BBonline recommends West Beach. West Beach is the largest of the town beaches in the Westbrook area. Those families seeking out activies for young ones will be more than satisfied with West Beach and Westbrook. Things to do include swimming and boating. The beach is fully equipped with bathrooms, changing rooms and concession stands. Visitors to the area will be expected to pay $20 to park in the public parking lot, but beach access is free. There is alternative free parking nearby at the town hall, which is located about 1/2 mile from the beach entrance.To find West Beach, follow the brown and white signs that lead to Long Island Sound. The turnoff for West Beach will be visibly marked.To extend your stay and experience many of the other beautiful Westbrook beaches, why not book into a Westbrook inn? The convenience and happy times will be more than worth it.

Middle Beach
Salt Island Road
Westbrook, Connecticut 06498

For those that enjoy braving the ocean waters, BBonline recommends Middle Beach. Middle Beach is smaller than the other Westbrook beaches, offering a more tranquil setting and serenity. Families are welcome, but are warned that there are areas where swimming is unsupervised. Middle Beach offers beautiful views of Long Island Sound as well as several other local attractions. The beach is very sandy and easy on the feet, and free parking is available. From Westbrook, traveling up Salt Island Road for about 1/2 mile will take you to the beach entrance. Booking a stay in a Westbrook bed and breakfast is an excellent way to get the most out of what the area has to offer.

Sea Bluff Beach
Ocean Ave.
West Haven, Connecticut 06516

Not far from Westbrook, in the town of West Haven, lies Sea Bluff beach. BBonline recommends it highly for all the different activities it has to offer. Whether staying in West Haven or Westbrook, things to do include swimming, fishing, nature walking and admiring the local birds and wildlife. Cyclists and rollerblades are welcome along the waterfront as well. Sea Bluff Beach contains full sanitary services and operates concession services during the high season. There are several places to park in the town, but visitors need to keep in mind that most parking lots close at 11:30 pm. Sea Bluff Beach offers several picturesque sunsets and seascapes, and admission to the beach is free. Staying in a Westbrook bed and breakfast can allow visitors the opportunity to experience all the natural wonders of the area.