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Beautiful sunsets, lovely beach

When the tide is out, I'm telling you, you could walk for a mile! It's so interesting to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect for kids

This is such a unique, beautiful and fun beach - one of our favorites worldwide. The tide goes out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Skaket Beach Street, Orleans, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
Reviewed 30 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Skaket is an ordinary beach in a Cape Cod with many more wonderful beaches. But it does seemlike it a good choice for young children, because it does not get the heavy surf you can have elsewhere on the Cape. It gets very, very buggy...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We were hoping for a glorious sunser, but a large cloud arrived blocking the sun. This photo shows an amazing shot of the hidden sun.

Thank Krpalmieri
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Skaket is a great place for the little ones. When the tide goes out you can barely see the ocean and there are many tidal pools to play in. Kite flying is fun here also but there isn't a lot of runway for moving around....More

Thank mflora
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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
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
18 April 2016|
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Response from chelmail |
$20 on June 5, 2016 Sunday. Free after 4:30 pm