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Address: Hyannis, MA
Activities: Swimming, Wind-surfing
Description: Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most...
Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most popular beaches.
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Good beach to hangout, free parking

Quaint, calm and clean family friendly beach, very sruprosingly un corowded even on a weekend afternoon and for a change not too cold water

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Quaint, calm and clean family friendly beach, very sruprosingly un corowded even on a weekend afternoon and for a change not too cold water

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The sand was really nice with lost of nice shells. It was not rocky like many other beaches in the Cape. One of the life guards was a bit unreasonable and asked us to stop throwing a Styrofoam football even though nobody was around us. I'm not sure if she realized that everyone remotely close to us was with us.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had to pay $15 to enter even though the toll takers were about to leave for the day. Nice clean beach, with lifeguards. Wish we knew about the snack bar which had cheep eats including lobster. Clears bathrooms. Not crowded. Big parking lot.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Loved this beach! Visited with my husband and 2 kids and it was easy to find, had a large parking area, and many paths to walk through to get to the sand and water, unlike some Cape beaches I've been to, where you have to climb down a steep dune to access the beach. Lots of seashells, which the kids... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Even during a Saturday afternoon in July, this beach was uncrowded: we had plenty of space to sunbathe. The crowd was very diverse, from families to teenagers to couples.

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New York City, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We loved this beach. Very sandy and large and it wasn't super busy like the other beaches. It's a nice place to go for a stroll as well!

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boston ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There are 2 sides to this beach. One side is in the harbor the other is the ocean. The harbor side is great for little kids-- warm water, no waves. The other side is moderate waves and colder water. Will go back again.

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Oxford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a very nice, clean, WINDY beach. You can watch the ferries, fishing boats and even a few yachts come and go. It is a sandy beach with plenty of room and plenty of parking for a reasonable fee. The restrooms and changing rooms... well, they get the job done! I believe there is even a snack bar, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Very rocky and full of shells! Calmer water though. Great for kids who don't want big waves and not as busy as other beaches. Go after 5 and no fee to park otherwise $15-$20 a day. Found lots of seashells!

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Espoo, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice beach close to Hyannis harbor. Very expensive parking and nazi-mentality lifeguards blowing their whistles and telling children not play and grownups not swim further. As the location is perfect one could wish for more services, e.g. Ice-cream bar, watersports etc. For a close-to-town beach still overall rating is positive

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Address: Hyannis, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis

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