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Love Nauset

There are so many options in the Cape for beaches but every year we return to Nauset at least once... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2018
Burlington, Vermont
Lovely Beach...Difficult Walking

This was the second beach we visited in Cape Cod. It was gorgeous, when we were there pink flowers... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Maria W
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

There are so many options in the Cape for beaches but every year we return to Nauset at least once - it may not be in our top 3 but it's certainly worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loveandlayovers
Reviewed 13 December 2018

This was the second beach we visited in Cape Cod. It was gorgeous, when we were there pink flowers were blooming everywhere. Adding to the atmosphere are the numerous signs warning about sharks. What a novelty for us midwesterners! In all seriousness, do watch out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Maria W
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Any season of the year Nauset Beach provides a place to walk for miles and have a breath taking view of the ocean. During storms or on a quiet, sunny day, no matter the time of year or day you will be in awe of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Camie F
Reviewed 4 November 2018

At this time of the year it is a great place to walk in the afternoon. It feels wild. It sounds wild. There are very few people on the beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice beach , great for long walks, watch the seals maybe see a whale or two. We have been coming here for 14 years now and never been disappointed in the least

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oldblue1
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Off season in Oct is great. Pristine beach for endless walks. Great for sunrise, sunset and evening walks.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This beach is usually too cold too swim in comfortably. In August I eventually got used to it and found a nice sandbar where people were surfing and body boarding. It’s great for walking and watching seals. But great white sharks patrol these waters regularly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Cartman1968
Reviewed 30 September 2018

One of the Cape's most beautiful beaches. Wide, plenty of room to spread out, gaze at infinity or just relax. Sea life abounds, including sharks. Huge parking lot.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JohnK3353
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The walk down to the beach (plus the rest rooms) are long gone from the recent bad storms but they have put up temporary facilities until something new is built. We visited on a rather dreary day but the atmosphere is always wonderful no matter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hooked_on_travel77
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We loved watching the surfers, although after shark attacks I would not be in the water. The beach is beautiful, with great waves and very windy. A must see.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank carol16th
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2 July 2018|
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Response from ejrumphol | Reviewed this property |
We had went during the week, and did not have to pay to park. What I did notice is that on the weekend someone was at the gate and parking was $20.00. Be careful of beaches in the cape cod area, as towns have their own... More
19 April 2018|
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Response from Robert O | Reviewed this property |
There are many parking spaces at Nauset though it fills quickly in the summer - July & August. best to get there before 11:00am.
7 August 2017|
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Response from tripmomRochester_NY | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the temp but I find all the Cape Cod waters pretty cold. The Ocean side (East) tends to be colder than the bay side. The beaches are fabulous for sitting, watching the waves and the seals but I don't tend to... More