Best of Cape Cod

Best Cape Cod Beaches

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Cape Cod beaches are some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In order to find out which is the best beach, we need to ask the question; Best for whom? Below you will find a list of the best beaches on Cape Cod for each category, including best beach for families with young children, for sunsets, the most romantic beach, and the best Cape Cod dog friendly beach. Do you like to fish? We'll show you a great beach where you can catch striped bass while the rest of the family enjoys everything else that this beach has to offer. Do you like seclusion? We'll show you an

South Beach Chatham
incredible beach only accessible by boat

and we'll show you where to get a

Outermost Harbor
boat shuttle

to take you there. This is one of our family's favorites. It is like having your own private beach on Cape Cod.

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The beaches on Cape Cod offer something for everyone. The calm waters of Cape Cod Bay are perfect for young kids. When the tide goes out, the flats can extend for up to a mile offshore, leaving behind numerous tidal pools for young ones to explore. If you are looking for the best place to stay on Cape Cod with kids...Check out the best Cape Cod Bay hotels

If you are a fisherman, when the tide comes in, so will the striped bass on some of these beaches.

Cape Cod Striper

we will tell you which ones!

On the south side of the Cape, you will find the beaches of Nantucket Sound. These beaches feature soft, sugary sand with warm, calm water ideal for swimming and windsurfing. This is where you will find some of the best Cape Cod beachfront rentals.

On the east side of the Cape, you will find the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. These beaches feature the cold water and crashing surf that the Atlantic is known for. It is here that you will find the dunes that capture the look of Cape Cod. A great spot for a family portrait.

No matter what you are looking for in a beach, you can find it on Cape Cod. Click on the links below to find the best beach in each category.

Best Cape Cod Beaches

Family's with young children


Most romantic

Dog Friendly


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If once you get the sand of the Cape in your shoes...You will return.

Beach Walkway Over The Dunes

Cape Cod Beach Walkway

These fenced walkways lead over the dunes and to the beach. They keep the large amount of beach traffic confined to a small travel area, reducing the amount of erosion. The sea grasses and other plant are allowed to flourish, stabilizing the dunes. However, the Cape is still an ever changing landscape at the mercy of Mother Nature.

Cape Cod Dunes

Help Protect Our Beaches, By Protecting Our Dunes And Our Wildlife

Cape Cod Seals

The seal population on Cape Cod has exploded in recent years, leading some to believe that sharks, thier #1 predator, cannot be far behind..

Cape Cod Lighthouse

The Beachcomber
Check out the live view from The Beachcomber
live webcam.

Cahoon Hollow Beach