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“Absolutely positively an amazing Cape Cod beach!!!”
Review of Coast Guard Beach

Coast Guard Beach
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Eastham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Reviewed August 25, 2007

We went to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham on a Sunday at the end of August 2007. Let me tell you - what a gorgeous beach! Whether you are a life long Cape beachgoer or a tourist coming to the Cape for the first time - this is THE beach to check out.

I did get engaged right on the beach the day we visited - couldn't have been a more romantic place for the event!!!

So the beach is cool because there are really no cars around it. What you have to do is drive down the main road and pull off into the parking lot. I think it was $15 or $20 to park - trust me, it is worth it! Then you grab a tram which comes every few mins and it takes you about 5 minutes or so to get to the beach. This lack of cars adds to the beauty of the beach.

The beach has these beautiful cliffs (see my pics) that add to its charm. Plus, it is not as crowded as some of the other Cape beaches. When we took a walk down the beach, there was just a few people here and there.

Keep an eye out for seals. We saw three of them bobbing out in the ocean which added to the experience.

We went on a Sun morning which was a great time to go. Maybe got to the beach by 11am and it was not crowded.

Go, go, go, go to this beach. 100% worth it. It is not your standard boardwalk beach with vendors and screaming kids. It is so beautiful - I think it gets ranked a lot as one of the best beaches in the U.S.!!!

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Reviewed August 2, 2003

Coast Guard is in my opinion the best beach on the Cape. It consistently rolls out great waves. It is a boogie boarders paradise!
But, for those not used to cold water, it is a bit nippy!

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