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Nauset Beach

Vast expanses of white sand, light blue water and gentle waves mingle with the sounds of seabirds and seals at this secret gem in Cape Cod.

One of the highlights of a visit to Cape Cod is a trip to Nauset Beach. Arrive in East Orleans to find saltbox houses and buttery lobster rolls in abundance, all walking distance from some of the most beautiful beaches in New England. Take a camera with you when you visit Nauset Beach.

Not far from Skaket Beach, Nauset Beach is a great place to spend a long day enjoying traditional seaside activities, including swimming or surfing with your family. It is also a wonderful place to simply relax.

Starfish, box turtles and seals are common sightings here. Quietly observe as these creatures come to lie near you on the shore to sleep in the sun. Retreat onto drier land and observe a sunset from a blanket strewn in front of wind-whipped dunes.

Visit Nauset Beach on-season or off. You may feel that the beach is your own private sanctuary due to its lack of crowds. During weekdays, you\u2019ll find extra privacy. The sand here is heavy and fine-grained so you can create elaborate sandcastles. Test your architectural skills and see how your structures endure.

Show up early to surf, fish for bass or claim a spot from which to watch the sunrise. Bring a ball to play catch or frolic in the soft foam coming in from the gentle tide. Bring a picnic and enjoy the feeling of warm sand on your toes as you find a spot to sit down for lunch. If you drive, pay to park. However, spaces can become scarce during the busier summer months.\u00A0

Ample accommodations in eastern Cape Cod allow you to extend your stay for as long as you want. Stay walking distance from the Nauset Beach or in the heart of the small town. The beach is only a 2-mile (3-kilometer) walk from the center of East Orleans. On the way, enjoy seeing many beautiful vistas and striking colonial homes.


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Lodging Near Nauset Beach

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Stunning Oceanfront Luxury Home on Nauset Beach -a/c, Wi-fi, Olhausen Pool Table
Stunning Oceanfront Luxury Home on Nauset Beach -a/c, Wi-fi, Olhausen Pool Table

Stunning Oceanfront Luxury Home on Nauset Beach -a/c, Wi-fi, Olhausen Pool Table

, East Orleans
     
    0.0 out of 5.0

    Within easy reach of Nauset Beach, Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum, and Academy Playhouse, this East Orleans vacation home is located by the ocean and set on the beach. Local attractions also include Jonathan Young Windmill and Edward Penniman House and Barn.

    Walk to Nauset Beach $6,200 wk, Sleeps 8-10
    Walk to Nauset Beach $6,200 wk, Sleeps 8-10

    Walk to Nauset Beach $6,200 wk, Sleeps 8-10

    , Orleans
       
      5.0
      of 5, from 1 reviews
      0.0 out of 5.0

      Situated by the ocean, this vacation home is close to Nauset Beach, Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum, and Academy Playhouse. Local attractions also include Jonathan Young Windmill and Edward Penniman House and Barn.

      Nauset Beach Buddy
      Nauset Beach Buddy

      Nauset Beach Buddy

      215 Beach Rd Unit B, Orleans
         
        3.5 out of 5.0

        Situated in East Orleans, this apartment building is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Nauset Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum and Academy Playhouse. Addison Art Gallery and French Cable Station Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        Nauset Beach Dream
        Nauset Beach Dream

        Nauset Beach Dream

        215 Beach Road Unit A, Orleans
           
          3.5 out of 5.0

          Situated in East Orleans, this vacation home is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Nauset Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum and Academy Playhouse. Addison Art Gallery and French Cable Station Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

          Ship's Knees Inn $184
          Ship's Knees Inn

          Ship's Knees Inn

          186 Beach Rd, Orleans
             
            4.7
            of 5, from 15 reviews
            3.0 out of 5.0

            Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Nauset Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum and Academy Playhouse. Addison Art Gallery and French Cable Station Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

            Nauset Heights! A Very Special Home FOR 6 Very Special Guests
            Nauset Heights! A Very Special Home FOR 6 Very Special Guests

            Nauset Heights! A Very Special Home FOR 6 Very Special Guests

            , Orleans
               
              0.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in East Orleans, this vacation home is close to Nauset Beach, Edward Penniman House and Barn, and Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum. Local attractions also include Jonathan Young Windmill and Cape Escape Adventure Golf.

              Nauset House Inn
              Nauset House Inn

              Nauset House Inn

              143 Beach Rd, Orleans
                 
                4.9
                of 5, from 13 reviews
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is within 2 mi (3 km) of Nauset Beach, Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum, and Academy Playhouse. Addison Art Gallery and French Cable Station Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

                Classic Cape IN East Orleans! Close TO Nauset Beach! PET Friendly!
                Classic Cape IN East Orleans! Close TO Nauset Beach! PET Friendly!

                Classic Cape IN East Orleans! Close TO Nauset Beach! PET Friendly!

                , East Orleans
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in East Orleans, this vacation home is close to Nauset Beach, Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum, and Academy Playhouse. Local attractions also include Jonathan Young Windmill and Cape Escape Adventure Golf.