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Large beautiful sandy beach great for kids

I'm comparing this to other 'small' beaches that my iPhone navigator lead me to, this is so much... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cindy S
,
Salt Lake City, Utah
nice small beach, very rocky and windy

we visited this beach as part of a soccer tournament and it was quite rocky and had lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cardoc7424
,
Framingham, Massachusetts
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Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most popular beaches.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“great beach” (36 reviews)
“ocean side” (22 reviews)
“snack bar” (60 reviews)
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Hyannis, MA
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"great beach"
in 36 reviews
"ocean side"
in 22 reviews
"snack bar"
in 60 reviews
"lot of seaweed"
in 10 reviews
"broken shells"
in 8 reviews
"two sides"
in 8 reviews
"wind surfers"
in 8 reviews
"cape beaches"
in 4 reviews
"beach house"
in 4 reviews
"kite surfing"
in 4 reviews
"clean beach"
in 9 reviews
"low tide"
in 7 reviews
"large parking lot"
in 8 reviews
"bath house"
in 5 reviews
"large beach"
in 4 reviews
"watch the ferries"
in 5 reviews
"sea shells"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm comparing this to other 'small' beaches that my iPhone navigator lead me to, this is so much better!!! It's large so even though there are lots of people, you can ample space for yourself! We went first on a cold evening, then on a...More

Thank Cindy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited this beach as part of a soccer tournament and it was quite rocky and had lots of seaweed. The nice thing about it is that the water was very warm and it had a good snack bar and faciltiies

Thank cardoc7424
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely area, only very slight downside at the time of our visit there seemed to be a lot of seaweed. Other than that lovely sandy good for collecting shells. well maintained restrooms. Car park was $20 per day for cars unless you have a pass.

Thank joanne t
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wouldn't even go in the water the seaweed was so bad. The water was brown and gross. The snack shack has the most delicious lobster rolls and great fries.

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has ample parking (sticker required during season or $20/day) and is in the shape of a right angle. The boats and ferries from Hyannis Harbor come out to Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean in front of this beach. It is good sized...More

1  Thank bobakerley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the portion of the beach straight through the snack bar because less seaweed. Calm waters there. Watch boats moored off shore and sailboat lessons. Food at the snack bar was delicious and reasonably priced. Would return

Thank BeachRock77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked here from our vacation rental home during our stay in Hyannis last week. The beach is clean and having the snack bar and restrooms was great.

1  Thank TLWhite
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I fell in love with this beach for shelling. If you go on the ocean side, not the bay side, and head all the way down to the rocks, there are a million scallop shells. I also found 12 pieces of sea glass there, I...More

Thank J3944
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this beach 5 stars for the harbor side but the other side was not as impressive w an excessive amount of seaweed. It does cost $20 for parking but there were plenty of spots and you get the amenities that come w...More

Thank amanda g
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great beach. They charge $20 for parking for the day and that $20 gets you in to several other beaches in the area throughout the same day. If you go there after 4pm, parking is free. There are lots of seashells throughout...More

2  Thank thewoolleys2017
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L B
July 20, 2018|
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Response from aunicorn30 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a huge parking lot. I would say early in the day too ensure a spot! We were at a local hotel so we walked there.
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Ark2gl
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Melissa G | Reviewed this property |
No. Please keep in mind that the beach is fairly small and is set among private houses and beachfront and rented cottages. Although it is a great place to collect shells and see the sunrise and sunset I have to rate it... More
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lindadso68
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Don C | Reviewed this property |
Just there on July 4th. No walkin fees. Cars are $20.00 for the day.
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