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Address: End of Samoset Rd. off U.S. 6, Eastham, MA
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Large waves and windy in January

My kids liked the beach as it was wavy and windy. There were 2 parasailings nearby which was interesting to look at as well. Great spot to stop in January and look into the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 1, 2017
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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74 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My kids liked the beach as it was wavy and windy. There were 2 parasailings nearby which was interesting to look at as well. Great spot to stop in January and look into the ocean for sunset from the comfort of your car.

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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

A great place to watch a Sunset. People gather every evening to stroll the beach and sit on the benches to watch a fantastic sunset. It is a beautiful setting on the cape.

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

My husband and I spent a lovely afternoon at the beach. We went for a nice long walk and then relaxed by flying kites. There are a ton of small crabs that hang out in groups when the tide goes out.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Had some time to kill yesterday afternoon (before pushing the clocks back) and realized we could catch sunset at First Encounter beach. Skies got pretty cloudy about 15 minutes before sunset and folks started to leave but we waited and were rewarded for doing so. Got a pinpoint of bright pink light at the horizon right at sunset time, then... More 

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North Granby, United States
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I look forward to visiting this beach in the summer. It was sandy and it got deeper gradually. Really nice!

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Boston, MA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Being located on Cape Cod Bay in Eastham gives you some benefits: warm(ish) water, great expanse of tide pools to walk & play at low tide, swimming at higher tide times, pretty private places to sun & relax especially past the main parking lot. At the end of the parking area along the road you can walk to the other... More 

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Thank Kathleen,John M
Ludlow, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is not a stunning beach. It is on the bay side of the cape but it is the first place where the Pilgrims and Native Americans first met one another. It. like Skaket Beach, is a great place to watch a sunset on the cape.

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Thank RalphP2
Eastham, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I go to this beach often to be calm and sit. It is beautiful in the off season at any time of the day. The sea grass gives it a variation in color that isn't at many other beaches in the area, as do the sand bars. The sun sets over the bay and it is spectacular.

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Best sunset spot, wide panoramic view, at times you can see the sunset and moonrise on the marsh behind the beach at the same time. One of my favorite places, particularly at low tide when you can walk out into the bay for what seems like miles.. Plus the history is fascinating.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Came down here for a late afternoon swim. Beech not too crowded and the water was very calm and warmer than the ocean side. The only negative was plenty of seaweed near the shore but once out in the bay it was lovely. Plenty of parking too.

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