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This is the ultimate guide to Cape Cod Beaches! Most beaches have maps and directions from your hotel or inn directly to the beach!


Bass River Beach
280 South Street, Yarmouth, MA 02664

One of the really popular beaches on the south side of the Cape, featuring Nantucket Sound's warm water. This beach has full facilities and lifeguards provided by the town of Yarmouth. There is a daily park... more >>

Breakwater Beach
395 Breakwater Road, Brewster, MA 02631

Breakwater Beach can be found just a short drive off of Route 6A in the center of Brewster. This beach, found on the Cape Cod Bay, is a popular spot for families to come. Dunes border the white sandy beach, an... more >>

Cahoon Hollow
Cahoon Hollow Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Cahoon Hollow Cahoon Hollow Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Wellfleet. Two long, steep paths lead down a slightly eroded 75-foot dune from the sand parking lot to a beautiful stretch of pristin... more >>

Cape Cod Beach Chair Company
8 Jan Sebastian Drive, Sandwich, MA 02537

Headed to the beach? Enjoy the ultimate beach lifestyle with a custom chair from the Cape Cod Beach Chair Company! We offer a wide selection of incredibly comfortable, stylish, and durable chairs in a variety... more >>

Chapin Beach
100 Dr. Botterro Road, Dennis, MA 02638

Chapin Beach, positioned at the northwest corner of Dennis, is a favorite among owners of four-wheel-drive vehicles, which are allowed with a permit. At the end of this beach peninsula, Barnstable Harbor can be... more >>

Coast Guard Beach
100 Ocean View Drive, Eastham, MA 02642

Beautiful Coast Guard Beach in Eastham is a spit attached to eroding glacial cliffs. A historic old Coast Guard Station still stands over the top of a large dune overlooking the beach. Hiking south down the bea... more >>

Cockle Cove Beach
490 Cockle Cove Road, South Chatham, MA 02659

Cockle Cove is a great beaches for families and adults. The warm Nantucket Sound water is wonderful for swimming and windsurfing. Parents will appreciate the calm waves and long stretches of shoreline to walk ... more >>

Corn Hill Beach
Corn Hill Road, Truro, MA 02666

This long, narrow sand beach borders the low running crab grass-covered sand dunes, just north of Pamet Harbor. From this picturesque beach you'll see boats heading in and out of the harbor. The shallow, sl... more >>

Corporation Beach
400 Corporation Road, Dennis, MA 02638

Corporation Beach is a popular spot on beautiful summer days. The crescent shape of the beach forms a tidal pool, perfect for children to play in. The warm halcyon water is also great for swimming at high tide.... more >>

Craigville Beach
1050 Craigville Beach Road, Barnstable, MA 02632

This beach, located on Nantucket Sound, is one of the more popular beaches on Cape Cod. Great for sunbathing and swimming, and a favorite hangout of teens and college-age people. Life guards, food services and ... more >>

Crosby Landing Beach
Crosby Landing Road, Brewster, MA 02631

Crosby Landing is a beautiful bay beach located a short distance off Route 6A as you are headed east towards Orleans. One of the larger Brewster beaches, it offers scenic views of Cape Cod Bay, warm water, and ... more >>

Duck Harbor
Duck Harbor Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Duck Harbor is the only Wellfleet Bay Beach that isn’t located on Wellfleet Harbor. Calm, warm waters, a beautiful view, and gentle dunes make this a great beach for everyone. Bathroom facilities are avail... more >>

Ellis Landing
199 Ellis Landing Road, Brewster, MA 02631

Ellis Landing Beach is nestled safely in the heart of Cape Cod. Right on the warm waters of the Cape Cod bay, Ellis Landing is in a perfect location for a fun summer day. Nickerson State Park is located to th... more >>

First Encounter Beach
Samoset Road, Eastham, MA 02642

First Encounter Beach is operated by the town of Eastham, and is situated along Cape Cod Bay. This busy beach was the site of the first encounter between Native Americans and Pilgrims prior to their settling in... more >>

Gray's Beach
450 Center Street, Yarmouth, MA 02675

On Cape Cod Bay; boardwalk over salt marsh. Restrooms. Free parking. ... more >>

Great Island
Chequesset Neck Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Great Island offers the closest thing to a Robinson Crusoe experience youd find on Cape Cod. Kayaking or small motor boat is the ideal way to get there, but since it's not really an island anymore, you can ... more >>

Grey's Beach - Bass Hole
400 Center Street, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675

The north side of Yarmouth on Cape Cod Bay is only about one and a half miles long and is largely marshland, save for a small beach at Bass Hole on the east end (also known as Gray's Beach). Bass Hole is at... more >>

Hardings Beach
550 Barn Hill Road, Chatham, MA 02633

Hardings Beach is a great family beach, similar to Cockle Cove. The warm Nantucket Sound water is great for swimming and windsurfing, and parents will appreciate the calm waves and long stretches of soft sand. ... more >>

Head of the Meadow Beach
Head of the Meadow Road, North Truro, MA 02652

Truro offers some of the most secluded and beautiful beaches open to the public on Cape Cod. The glacial cliffs/sand dunes of the Outer Cape reach their highest point in Truro, exceeding 100 feet in some spots.... more >>

Herring Cove
Province Lands Road, Provincetown, MA 02657

The most popular beach in Provincetown, this bayside beach has placid waters ideal for children and a relaxing swimming experience--no undertow and water that is always warmer than at Race Point. Traditiona... more >>

High Head Beach
High Head Road, Truro, MA 02666

High Head Beach is a long stretch of beach extending from Truro up to Provincetown that allows access to 4x4 vehicles. It offers a unique opportunity to drive up a long secluded stretch of pristine beach, and p... more >>

Kalmus Beach
615 Ocean Street, Hyannis, MA 02601

This beach, in Hyannis Harbor on Nantucket Sound, is operated by the town of Barnstable. Very popular for windsurfing. Life guards, bathhouse, picnic area, snack bar, volleyball area, wheelchair access. A Parki... more >>

Lighthouse Beach
400 Shore Road, Chatham, MA 02633

Near the Edgartown Lighthouse, overlooks Edgartown Harbor and offers views of historic captains' homes and Chappaquiddick. Parking here is very limited. Open to all.... more >>

Linnell's Landing Beach
275 Linnell Landing Road, Brewster, MA 02631

Linnell Landing Beach is a relaxing place and if you're looking for a good place to go to the beach this is a good choice. We all need to get down to the beach once in a while and Linnell Landing Beach is ... more >>

Long Pond
Crowells Bog Road, Brewster, MA 02631

Freshwater fun. Lifeguards, restrooms. Parking $10; weekly passes available daily in summer from Visitor Information Center at 2198 Rte. 6A. ... more >>

Marconi Beach
Marconi Beach Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Marconi Beach is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. It is famous for its steep sand cliff located behind it. The beach is beautiful and serene, providing an unbroken, pristine natural scene in all direc... more >>

Mayflower Beach
90 Dunes Road, Dennis, MA 02638

On Cape Cod Bay is beautiful Mayflower Beach. Among the most scenic of Dennis' 16 beaches, this beach features a boardwalk that stretches from the large parking lot over the dunes to the beach below. This i... more >>

Millway Beach
Craigville Beach Road, Centerville, MA 02632

A residential beach located near Craigville Beach on the same road.... more >>

Nauset Beach
239 Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02653

Spectacular Nauset Beach on the Atlantic coast of Orleans is one of the largest, most popular and most beautiful beaches on Cape Cod. Nestled along a stretch of 10-15 foot sand dunes, this wide sandy beach is ... more >>

Nauset Light Beach
190 Nauset Light Beach Road, Eastham, MA 02642

Located a short ways up the coast from Coast Guard, Nauset Light Beach consists of a broad, sandy beach that is contained by a steep sand cliff behind it. As with all beaches along this stretch of the coast the... more >>

Nickerson State Park
3488 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631

Travel to Nickerson State Park, you may think that you have been transported some where outside of eastern Massachusetts. You are surrounded by woods that slope down to the banks of eight crystal clear fresh w... more >>

North Beach
, Chatham, MA

For those seeking solitude, this is the place. Located at the southern end of Orleans' Nauset Beach, this beautiful stretch of beach is accessible only by boat. ... more >>

Oyster Pond
Stage Harbor Road, Chatham, MA 02633

Oyster Pond, located in Chatham, is sheltered but the outer Stage Harbor. It is not far from Chatham Seaside Golf Links,and right next to the actual coast. ... more >>

Paine's Creek Beach
Paines Creek Road, Brewster, MA 02631

Going from West to East, Paines Creek is the first bay beach you will find in historic Brewster. The beach is fed on the left by a creek and is perfect for children due to all of the sea creatures they can find... more >>

Pleasant Road Beach
5 Pleasant Road, Harwich, MA 02671

here is parking right off beach. Plenty of seashells. Great view of open ocean. No attendant. This is a nice beach with lots of room. Pleasant Road Beach is large and equipped with many amenities. The beach is... more >>

Race Point Beach
Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA 02657

Named for the fierce rip tides that come around the point of the Cape, this beach is the wilder ocean sister of Herring Cove. This portion of the Cape is building as a result of "long shore" transport of sand f... more >>

Red River Beach
Hardings Beach Road, Chatham, MA 02633

Red River is a pleasant beach facing Nantucket Sound. It is the only beach in Harwich with daily parking available to non residents. The warm Nantucket Sound water is great for swimming. Lifeguards, a conces... more >>

Ridgevale Beach
Ridgevale Road, Chatham, MA 02633

This beach on Nantucket Sound is located between and Hardings and Cockle Cove beaches. Restrooms,a snack bar and life guards on duty 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the season are all offered. Beach access is free t... more >>

Sagamore Beach
Sagamore Road, Sagamore Beach, MA 02562

Sagamore Beach, a village of Bourne was named after the Sagamore Indians. Located on the coast of Mass, and nestled in the bay surrounding the Atlantic Ocean entrance for the canal, Sagamore Beach is a beautif... more >>

Sandy Neck Beach
Sandy Neck Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537

Sandy Neck Beach is a part of a six-mile-long barrier beach that is undeveloped and pristine. Exposed flats and sand bars at low tide delight children. Off-road vehicles are allowed with a permit costing $140 p... more >>

Scargo Beach
1 Dr. Lord's Road, Dennis, MA 02638

Small beach on freshwater Scargo Lake. Lifeguards, restrooms. Parking $11; weekly passes available from Dennis Town Hall daily in summer. ... more >>

Sea Gull Beach
Sea Gull Road, Yarmouth, MA 02673

Seagull Beach is a very popular Cape Cod beach, and is the largest of the Yarmouth Beaches. It is family friendly with lifeguard coverage, clean, sandy and great swimming. It is bordered by Parker's River, ... more >>

Sea Street Beach
200 Sea Street, South Dennis, MA 02660

Located in Hyannis Harbor on Nantucket Sound and close to Hyannis businesses and accommodations. Life guards are on watch during the season. A bathhouse, a picnic area with grills, snack bar, and volleyball ne... more >>

Seaview Beach
280 Seaview Avenue, Yarmouth, MA 02664

This beach, on Nantucket Sound, has life guards and restrooms. The daily parking fee is $12 on weekdays and $15 on weekends. Parking stickers for the week may be purchased at the beach parking booths for $50. P... more >>

Skaket Beach
199 Skaket Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02653

Popular Skaket Beach is a great bayside alternative to Nauset Beach. The calm, warm waters are great for swimming at high tide. At low tide beachcombers can walk along tidal flats that stretch for miles. Childr... more >>

Surf Drive Beach
50 Surf Drive, Falmouth, MA 02540

Along Vineyard Sound, Surf Drive Beach is the closest beach to Falmouth village center. The waters here are warm and calm with wonderful views of Martha's Vineyard across the sound and Nobska Light nearby. ... more >>

Town Neck Beach
Wood Avenue, Sandwich, MA 02563

Town Neck is a beautiful spot. Visitors can park their car at a lot directly at the beach, or park further in town at the Sandwich Boardwalk. From the long boardwalk you can enjoy a scenic walk over the marsh a... more >>

Veterans Memorial Park
400 Ocean Street, Hyannis, MA 02601

With a delightful view of Lewis Bay, Veterans Beach on Ocean Street in Hyannis is a popular place where families enjoy picnics and cookouts shaded by a pine grove. A large parking lot makes it easy to get a spo... more >>

West Dennis Beach
Davis Beach Road, West Dennis, MA 02670

There is perhaps no more popular Mid-Cape beach than West Dennis Beach. Situated on a narrow patch of sand on Nantucket Sound just east of the mouth of Bass River, the beach stretches for more than a mile. The ... more >>

Bank Street Beach
1 Bank Street, Harwich, MA 02645

Bank Street is a popular town beach in Harwich. The warm waters of Nantucket Sound are great for swimming. Watch for the many sail and motor boats that cruise the area out of nearby Wychmere harbor. Lifeguar... more >>

Cape Cod National Seashore
99 Marconi Station Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

The great Outer Beach described by Thoreau in the 1800s is protected within the national seashore. Forty miles of pristine sandy beach, marshes, ponds, and uplands support diverse species. Lighthouses, cultural... more >>

Judah Baker Windmill
91 River Street, Yarmouth, MA 02664

in 1953 the windmill was donated to the town and Windmill Park was established along with a small swimming beach on the River. It is a beautiful spot overlooking Bass River and the Marshlands toward Dennis from... more >>

South Cape Beach State Park
Great Oak Road, Mashpee, MA 02649

3.5 miles of ocean and bay beaches, sand dunes, coastal ponds and salt marshes, the park maintains the .8 mile Great Flat Pond Trail thru coastal forests and marshes, 3 miles of sand roads for hiking. From the ... more >>