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Skaket Beach

Skaket Beach Street, Orleans, MA
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Amazing at low tide and sunsets

Truly a beautiful family friendly beach. The tide goes out incredibly far at low tide and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jdfranco
,
Glen Ridge, New Jersey
via mobile
a beach with a view

Nice place to walk in April, very quiet a bit hidden and you can see all the way to Provincetown at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dominique N
,
Kortrijk, Belgium
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“hermit crabs” (39 reviews)
“tidal pools” (27 reviews)
“low tide” (114 reviews)
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Skaket Beach Street, Orleans, MA
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"hermit crabs"
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"tidal pools"
in 27 reviews
"low tide"
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"snack bar"
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"warm water"
in 12 reviews
"clams"
in 29 reviews
"cape cod bay"
in 16 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 11 reviews
"oyster beds"
in 5 reviews
"families with small children"
in 7 reviews
"long distance"
in 4 reviews
"bring bug spray"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful sunset"
in 7 reviews
"great for families"
in 5 reviews
"parking lot"
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"skim boarding"
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"gentle waves"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly a beautiful family friendly beach. The tide goes out incredibly far at low tide and the scene is jaw dropping. Wonderful sunsets. Great to walk at low tide - During High tide lots of families with young kids. Limited sand during high tide. Go...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to walk in April, very quiet a bit hidden and you can see all the way to Provincetown at the end of the Cape.

Thank Dominique N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is perfect for families with younger children any time of year. Because of the 6 hour tides there is always time for a "flat walk" on the sand when the tide is out. There is parking available, but , be warned to get...More

Thank Camie F
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

When the tide is out, I'm telling you, you could walk for a mile! It's so interesting to see horseshoe crabs, the fish, the clams. This is a one-of-a-kind beach for couples or families.

Thank Maimonw
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This is such a unique, beautiful and fun beach - one of our favorites worldwide. The tide goes out as far as you can see leaving many fun tide pools in its wake with lots of critters to catch and have fun with. There's a...More

Thank Chrissy R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Wonderful beach to swim if you prefer the mild waves of the bay. Paved parking, daily fee on season. Bathroom facilities. Small sandy beach, west facing for beautiful sunsets. Sadly, like many bay beaches, grass is fast encroaching on the available beach area, so the...More

Thank TheMitt
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Off season this location offers the opportunity to stroll along the beach and watch beautiful sunsets Even if it's cold and windy you can park close enough to watch the sune set from inside your vehicle.

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Skaket Beach is known for the ritual of watching the sun go down. Not every sunset is great, but some are absolutely stunning. As a beach, it is just OK. Kids and dogs seem to like it because it is easy and gentle and stays...More

Thank finerdiner
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Nice bayside beach which is good for families with little children. Lots of people come down for the sunsets which are wonderful.

Thank rurn0321
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Try not to forget to bring your camera or phone. Enjoy the wonderful sunsets over Cape Cod Bay. A few clouds mixed in, the better and more splendid.

Thank capecodjim48
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Bill T
12 August 2017|
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Response from Jafo8868 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. However, you must make sure it is anchored. The winds are very strong at times and I have witnessed a heavy metal canopy roll away in the wind because the owner only buried the legs in the sand. The people who... More
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Karen S
4 October 2016|
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Response from Norwood49 | Reviewed this property |
As noted by others, it's free after Labor Day
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RanitBanerjee
18 April 2016|
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Response from chelmail |
$20 on June 5, 2016 Sunday. Free after 4:30 pm
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