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“Busy but Beautiful”
Review of Nauset Beach

Nauset Beach
Ranked #1 of 45 things to do in Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Wales, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Busy but Beautiful”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nauset Beach, particularly on the North spit, is one of the nicest beaches on Cape Cod. It is very popular in the summer months and it is always beautiful throughout the year.

We particularly like to see the seal pups on the beach in the early spring.

Visited June 2013
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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404 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“The best beach on Cape Cod!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Plenty of parking, you can purchase daily or weekly passes (go to the Orleans town web page for rates). Liam's clam shack has excellent beach food. Changes stations, outdoor showers and bath all available. Long beautiful beach with sand dunes. Large enough to find your own secluded spot. Go early for the best spots. No difficult stairs to walk down. Wave hi to the seals!

Visited July 2013
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best Ocean Beach on Cape Cod”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you're looking for a nice ocean beach, not too big, not too small, Nauset is the best there is to have on Cape Cod.

Visited July 2013
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Boston, MA
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Love this beach!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We love this beach. There is a good amount of parking, snack areas, showers, bathrooms.etc.
Water can be a bit rough but the lifeguards watch closely. Too bad these recent storms have decimated the dunes. Still beautiful though. Go at dusk...so pretty and not crowded. You can get a weeklong parking pass for only $60. Compared to daily fees at most MA beaches that is a bargain. Can't wait to go back.

Visited July 2013
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United States
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Just loved this beach. Alot of parking and easy access to the beach. The beach was lean, not crowded and just beautiful. We saw seals! Of course, the water was cold:)

Visited July 2013
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