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Cape Cod Sunset

Cape Cod Sunset

A Cape Cod sunset can be a magical experience. Have you ever seen anything as beautiful as the sun slowly slipping into the water, casting brilliant hues of orange and purple across a huge expanse of the western sky? Because of the Cape's west facing beaches, it is one of the few places on the east coast where you can experience magnificent sunsets over the water. Cast your vote for best cape cod sunset by clicking here.

Our #1 Pick

Rock Harbor in Orleans

The sunset views from Rock Harbor are unbelievably spectacular. Bring your chair and your favorite beverage, and prepare to be truly moved by the sheer beauty that mother nature can deliver. The gathering at Rock Harbor has been known to burst into applause as the last glorious glimpse of the sun's hues slip into the bay.

Rock Harbor is located at the end of Rock Harbor Rd, off of RT 6A.

There is paved parking with no permit required.

There are portable toilets.

Votes From Our Readers for the Best Cape Cod Sunset!

  • David - MA - The sunsets on the kingsbury beach bay side near the kingsbury cottages are the best sunsets in the world.
  • Kathy - MA - 1st Encounter Beach has the best sunsets in the Eastham area! Plus it it is low tide kids/adults can walk out for miles finding treasures!! DON"TMISS IT!!
  • Ed - MA - We kind of traditionally go down to Skaket for the sunset (not far at all from rock harbor)
  • Patty - NY - Herring Cove in Provincetown is the absolute best beach for us, and we, too, have experienced the ones where the crowd cheers and claps, as if we are at a magnificent concert. And we always are!
  • Faith - MA - Rock Harbor has the magical sunset that dips into the bay, a bonus at low tide to walk out through the sand bars and sea water puddles.
  • Nathan - PA - Greys beach on the boardwalk, you can hear the sun sizzie as it sets
  • John - MA - Kalmus Beach
  • Susan - NY - Race Point Beach in Provincetown
  • Dave - MA - First Encounter Beach
  • Aaron - MA - Old Silver Beach
  • Vivek - MA - Rock Harbor!
  • Lea - NY - MY favorite beach to watch a sunset in cape cod would either be rock harbor or thumpertown beach
  • Alessandro - MA - Herring Cove Beach
  • Annemarie - MA - My favorite beach to view the most spectacular sunset on the Cape is Corporation Beach in Dennis, MA.
  • Emily - MA - Falmouth Heights, Falmouth

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Best Cape Cod Beaches

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The popularity of windsurfing on Cape Cod continues to grow. The southern shore of the Cape has some of the most predictable southwesterly thermals on the whole east coast, making it a premier destination for windsurfers of all abilities.

If you've tried windsurfing in the past, you owe it to yourself to check out the technological advances that equipment manufacturers have made in recent years.

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