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Nice and relaxing day at the beach!

We thought we would hit the beach on our first day in Cape Cod, a Sunday in early August. That was... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Sean O
Arvada, CO
Warm Water/Long Beach

If you are looking to walk or run the beach, this beach has very long stretch. I love that you can... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Bourne, Massachusetts
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This scenic stretch of beach on charming Cape Cod is perfect for relaxing, birdwatching and hiking.
Sandy Neck Rd, Sandwich, MA 02668
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 9, 2014

Here is a tip... If you spent the day out and about, such as bike riding, or shopping, swing by the beach in the late afternoon evening for a relaxing stroll along the beach or just to sit and watch the sunset. There is no...More

5  Thank BLike2Travel
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Reviewed January 27, 2015

This beach is loaded with rocks. This is on the bay side of Cape Cod and I've noticed that the water here is quite calm compared to the open ocean side. I like waves so this is not something I enjoy but if you have...More

7  Thank joncustodiotrips
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Cape Cod local, love this gorgeous beach. The white sand and gentle waves make it ideal for children and families. You will see many interesting shorebirds too.

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

The beach is beautiful and the sand dunes are stunning. If you go after tourist season you can walk for miles and not see anyone. I love going here, it's so peaceful and relaxing and it's a great place to look for shells and cool...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Not the best beach! They did have very pretty dunes and grass however, the water was freezing cold and my boys couldn't stand to be in it longer than a few seconds, and no farther than ankle deep. Water was calm, sunset was beautiful, just...More

2  Thank KD0405
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I love to run Sandy Neck beach all year. You can see many wildlife species and last winter saw two Snowy Owls. You can walk 7 miles without crossing a road.

2  Thank pasojack
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We thought we would hit the beach on our first day in Cape Cod, a Sunday in early August. That was a big mistake. The beaches were absolutely full and crowded. Instead, we opted to go on Monday, relatively early (9:00). There were only 3...More

1  Thank Sean O
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The beach is terrible. Extremely rocky on beach and in water. Not good to swim in at all. Water is extremely cold. Very disappointed. Can’t swim until high tide. Don’t go!!!

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The name may set some up for expectations that only lead to disappointment. Maybe the section that the RVs access with a special permit is sandy because it stretches on for miles to sandy neck lighthouse. Our rental came with a pass so we checked...More

1  Thank imsupafly
Reviewed July 19, 2018

If you are looking to walk or run the beach, this beach has very long stretch. I love that you can take your camper, SUV or car on the beach! You also can have fires. Make sure you bring water shoes since the beach has...More

Thank capehomes
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Sandy Neck Beach is a decent stretch of sand on the bay side of Cape Cod. The beach is rocky, so bring your water shoes! There aren’t a ton of people there, which is really nice, and they’ve sectioned out some of the dunes to...More

1  Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I love the cleanness of this beach. It is definitely the most clean beach in the area. It’s not usually crowded but downside is that it doesn’t have that much of sand beach (despite the name). Only patches of sand and more rocks.

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