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Nauset Beach

250 Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2908
+1 508-240-3780
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Morning walk

The beach has suffered from some north eastern storms. Still a nice beach with a big parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dominique N
,
Kortrijk, Belgium
Nature at it’s best

Amazing views, sea life abundant, endless beach, birds paradise, best place to see Snowy owl in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
M0ntreal1
,
Montreal
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clam shack” (28 reviews)
“great waves” (23 reviews)
“cold water” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
250 Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2908
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+1 508-240-3780
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"clam shack"
in 28 reviews
"great waves"
in 23 reviews
"cold water"
in 17 reviews
"parking lot"
in 40 reviews
"big waves"
in 15 reviews
"body surfing"
in 11 reviews
"onion rings"
in 17 reviews
"shark sightings"
in 10 reviews
"life guards"
in 17 reviews
"cape cod"
in 45 reviews
"changing rooms"
in 12 reviews
"great white sharks"
in 18 reviews
"white sand"
in 7 reviews
"snack bar"
in 31 reviews
"national seashore"
in 19 reviews
"atlantic ocean"
in 6 reviews
"off season"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach has suffered from some north eastern storms. Still a nice beach with a big parking available. I've been here in April and in July. It can get busy on a nice sunny day, so I prefer the beach in April :-)

Thank Dominique N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing views, sea life abundant, endless beach, birds paradise, best place to see Snowy owl in the winter.

Thank M0ntreal1
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Dress warmly, but the quiet and beauty of this beach in the frigid cold can't be beat. And you just might see a snowy owl (but don't harass it!)

Thank SarahCollinsville
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach and been going here for forty yrs, with our children and now with our grandchildren! The water here is perfect for those with children because the waters are calm! Very clean beach and just a lovely scenic beach in the beautiful town of...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

An amazing beach although we were there on a hot day and the water was COLD! We really wanted a swim too!

Thank DCJuveFan
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Great location and one of if not the best ocean beach on the Cape. Liam's snack stand is legendary. Can accommodate a lot of cars for parking.

Thank Robert O
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is a great example of the many fabulous beaches on the outer Cape. Visited here in Early July of 2017 on a bright sunny day and had a great time. There were a lot of people admittedly, but it was also mid summer, which...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Just the place to bundle up and take an Thanksgiving walk. Nice wide and clean beach. Plenty of parking available in the off season.

Thank Lstehr
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Only a few families there in october. Some had dogs which was nice. Sea lions out playing in water. Big sand cliffs. Not many shells but lots of neat rocks.

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

You have to walk many stairs to get down to the beach. Tide was low, so there was a lot of Beach. But the wind was blowing causing the surf to rise. Not really cold for an October. The kids from the local high school...More

Thank Susan M
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Todd S
19 April 2018|
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Response from PekepooEmma | Reviewed this property |
There is probably a good 100 parking spots plus you are able to park, at Nauset Light House too, which is almost across the street from Nauset Beach. The parking lot at Nauset Beach is huge. They also don’t start charging... More
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daleandsue1
7 August 2017|
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Response from tripmomRochester_NY | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the temp but I find all the Cape Cod waters pretty cold. The Ocean side (East) tends to be colder than the bay side. The beaches are fabulous for sitting, watching the waves and the seals but I don't tend to... More
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Anniewrap
13 October 2016|
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Response from boday2016 | Reviewed this property |
No, The beach closes on Labor Day.
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