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Coast Guard Beach

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Address: Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
Phone Number: 5087712144
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A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod...

A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

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This is a beautiful flat long beach. Waves are great water can be cold in July but still tolerable. There is only handicap parking directly at the beach. Public parking is about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful flat long beach. Waves are great water can be cold in July but still tolerable. There is only handicap parking directly at the beach. Public parking is about one mile away and then you take an open air shuttle to the beach. On weekends get there by 12:00 / 1:00. It is a large parking lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Shuttle brings you to beach from parking lot. Very convenient and scenic ride. Beach is big clean and beautiful. Water is chilly but perfect on a hot day. My family and i saw atleast 40+ seals crossing by our naked eye. Dont swim too too deep because obviously they attract sharks. The only problem is... GREENHEAD FLIES. HUGE. THEY BITE.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

easy access and fun time for families and friends as well. Parking access is well maintained and safe too

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Ellington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not too many places left where you can walk a beach with no foot prints and seals playing in the surf. Limited parking at the beach, but there is shuttle service from a nearby parking lot. Great bike trails from Doane Rock and the Salt Water Visitor Center. Most years have a great sand bar that's great for kids and... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wanted pictures of sunrise. Was treated to moon set as well as sunrise. Nice sandy beach. During day pay to park or use shuttle,most likely a charge also. Nice sloping path to beach with mat most of way. Bathroom and outdoor shower on site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Who doesn't love the beach? But sometimes you want to avoid the crowds and the hot sun. Coast Guard Beach is a great alternative when the day is over. It's sparsely populated, clean and beautiful. Come watch the seals cavort. But remember the Atlantic side beaches have cold water!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing. This beach is lovely. White sand and rated one of the top 10 beaches in the world by national geographic and I can see why. Seals swam really close to the beach and here had been shark sightings. Stunning and a must go to beach. There are life guards on duty $20 to park and then a shuttle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a train from the parking lot to the beach. Walk down the sandy dune on ground fabric that makes it easier for you to walk in deep sand. Ride the waves, visit the light house, spend a beautiful day at a great beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way to kick off our Cape Cod vacation.... water was a bit chilly but with the heat of the sun, it turned out to be very refreshing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked my leased dogs, people on beac with fire. Clean and lovely. Wish I could live nearby. Observed seals in the waters.

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