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Kalmus Beach

Address: Hyannis, MA
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Ranked #9 of 26 Activities in Hyannis
Activities: Swimming, Wind-surfing
Owner description: Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most popular beaches.
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Activities: Swimming, Wind-surfing
Owner description: Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most popular beaches.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The sand quality is decent, although I tend to find a huge amount of shells in the sand. You may think, "OH seashells, that's great", trust me you don't want to be stepping on them in every direction you turn. The beach itself is fairly large but I find one whole side of the beach unusable after Mid-July due to... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We came here in January. This is a classic cape beach. Sand dunes, white sand, clean water. Large parking lot. Big building with restrooms for the summer. Nice plAce to walk beach.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I went to the beach early on a November morning, it was a bit windy and cold but I wanted to go before I headed home to Kansas. It was a nice beach, clean white sand with a lot of seashells to collect and the water was nice and clear on the day I was there. I would love to... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been going here for 35 years. Unique in that you have the bay side which is perfect for families with small children and then the ocean side where there is windsurfing. Love this beach!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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194 reviews 194 reviews
59 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Clearly, I visited on the off season. But it was a beautiful sunny weekday and the beach was clean and stretched forever. This is a nice place to pick up small shells or to watch the ferries make their way in and out of Hyannis Harbor. For a place so close to town, it was extraordinarily quiet. If you are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

You have got to visit the beaches here. For a small fee you can get a pass that grants you access to all the beaches, which are a must in cape cod.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you are looking for large waves, look elsewhere. If you want a beach near Hyannis Harbor, the marina, the restaurants. This is your beach. If you want a beach good for kids. This is your beach.

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is the beach I normally go to when I go to the Cape, as it is walking distance from the place I normally stay. In season, the water is warm, but sadly there is not much in the way of waves. Still, the water is very good. There are a lot of seashells there, though most of them are... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Glorious white sand, fabulous views, good car park (with bathroom facilities). Popular with windsurfers and beachcombers alike.

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Arlington, TN
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited after Labor Day, so there were no crowds or parking fees. The ocean was calm and the beach was easy to walk - not a big slope to the water. Lots of dead horseshoe crabs mingled up with the seaweed washed up on the beach.

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