Tag Archives: Gloucester Beaches

Beach day! How to pack light: Good Harbor Beach new cushy recliners, and lemonade!

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Sun, surf, squeaky sand, Salt Island, wildlife- Good Harbor Beach has so much character and here’s something new you may want to try. The concession rents chaise lounges with comfy cushions ($18) and umbrellas ($15) as a full-service amenity. They will carry it to your spot. They will set it up. All through? They will pick up.  (Within reason–it’s not a challenge.)  Most people have already arrived with their chairs and may not know this perk is an option. If you are in need of a super extra relaxing treat or a lighter gear lug– it’s good to know before you go.

Chris, Nick and Jonathan were setting up the slush carts for the day. Watermelon is the 2016 crowd favorite. Note the new wheels. My favorite slush is at Virgilios, but we like Richies, too. I’m told BLT ($7.25) is a popular sandwich order this summer at the concession stand (middle of the beach). The Good Harbor Beach Hotel snack bar at the end of the beach has great sandwiches, too (no restroom).

Breaking news: Dan ordered wheels and is building a beach cart to offer…

fresh squeezed lemonade.

Look for that rolling by your towel –or chaise –in the near future. Please carry in, carry out, and if a trash container is temporarily full, carry home.

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City of Gloucester beaches is on Facebook–the City is not in charge of the concession stand.

Good Harbor Beach Volleyball

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I often see this group playing volleyball together at Good Harbor Beach when out walking my sweet dog Rosie. Yesterday, more and more friends joined as the sun was setting and it looked like tons of fun. Thanks guys for not minding my taking snapshots!

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Chilly Day at Crescent Beach

A very windy and chilly day today, but the sun is shining and the water is crystal clear. 

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Coconut had to go swimming and also bark at two geese that were just  enjoying their morning swim.

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I found some sea glass, that I will give to my mom.

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I hope everyone enjoys the sunny day!

~Alicia