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Skaket Beach

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Address: Skaket Beach Street, Orleans, MA

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Great beach for families

Skaket is a great beach for families with small children. Generally no waves and the water depth goes down very gradually. Good snack bar.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orleans, Massachusetts
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skaket is a great beach for families with small children. Generally no waves and the water depth goes down very gradually. Good snack bar.

Thank capec0dtraveler
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time at skaket! If you have kids COME HERE! There is so much wildlife (little crabs,snails,horseshoe crabs,and clams) for the kids to actually see and touch its amazing. And when the tide goes all the way out you can walk for what seems a mile to get back to the edge of the water. The... More 

Thank AimeenRob D
Williamsburg, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We went during April vacation. Low tide. We found great opportunities to discuss science, weather, ecology, etc. Great fresh air, exercise and memories!

Thank villageidiot59
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

lovely area beautiful beach ...watched the sunset and just beautiful. Very easy travel this time of year

Pickering Ont.
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225 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Nice small beach that is easy to get to from the parking lot, no stairs or hills going down to the water. When the tide is out you can walk way out, and over to Rock Harbor . It's amazing how far the water goes out. Nice wading through the water at low tide. A great place to watch the... More 

2 Thank Beachglassgirl1
Salt Lake City, Utah
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78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a gorgeous beach off-season and at sunset. I know that because that was the only I was there. Tide was out and we wandered and photographed with few people about. Perfect.

Thank Jeff C
Orleans, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A great beach for young families especially at lower tides. Kids love it. It is a lot of fun to walk the flats and check out the little crabs.

2 Thank Dennis G
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Come early to find a nice spot to watch the sunset and fireworks from town of Orlean for 7/4 celebration (actual date can vary year to year). Coming earlier is helpful to find a closer street parking with policemen around directing the traffic.

1 Thank 879dawnw
South Salem, New York
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240 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

First time ever for a January sunset ... it was cold, however. Not like August. You will NEVER be disappointed !!! It's very popular at any time of the year ...just make sure you are in place well prior to sunset. Well worth any effort to get there.

1 Thank Shitzky
Milford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This beach was recommended to me specifically for the sunsets. One time there was a steel drum band playing there. That was pretty cool.

1 Thank decostanza

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