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“Sunsets are the best” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Skaket Beach

Skaket Beach
Ranked #2 of 40 things to do in Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunsets are the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

I think this has to be the best spot on Caoe Cod to see the sun set - it falls right into the water. Neat to bring a sandwich and your kids just before sunset - let them run arond on the flats - bring a kite and let the fun begin!

Visited September 2012
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orleans
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“great beach for children”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

the beach area is expansive when the tide is out. when the tide is in, the water is shallow and great for children. this is a bay beach with no surf. there are bathrooms avai;lable and a snack bar.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Grab your babe and soak up the romance!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

The beach is perfect if you are big in to spending time with a lived one and want to watch the sun go down together! We got there about 30 minutes before the sunset and walked the beach as the sun went down. It was beautiful and free since we got there later in the day.

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Upstate, ny
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Small beach at high tide”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

Great beach! Checked out of our hotel and headed to skaket beach. Outdoor shower, snack bar. Get there early because parking lot fills, even the week before labor day! Unable to stay long enough for the tide to go out but we were told when it is almost a mile! Will definitely add to our list of best beaches!

Visited August 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“One of the best beaches on Cape Cod”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

Skaket Beach is on the harbor side in Orleans and is located right in the "crook of the arm" on the Cape. At low tide you can literally walk out about a mile on dry sand and see all the interesting marine life, tidal pools, etc that the ocean left behind. At high tide, you can swim just offshore, although you still have to go out pretty far to get in over your head. This is a great beach for kids, as there are no waves or currents, and the water basically never gets deep. Couple tips - get there early b/c the parking lot fills up quick, try before 9am and stake out a spot. There is a cafe/bar/bathroom at this beach as well.Skaket is definitely the kind of beach where you can spend all day, and you will be amazed by how far the tide goes in and out.

Visited August 2012
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