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Nice beach/scenery

Clean, well kept. Nice place to visit. I'm not a "beach" person but it is a nice place to go for a... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Our go to beach to watch the sunrise

Great beach to go to watch the sunrise. So peaceful. And you get to enjoy watching the boats headed... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
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Bass River Beach, South Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Clean, well kept. Nice place to visit. I'm not a "beach" person but it is a nice place to go for a walk much later in the afternoon or very early morning.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HelenRotast
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Great beach to go to watch the sunrise. So peaceful. And you get to enjoy watching the boats headed out to fish in the morning.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank biddiesmom
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Not too crowded (after Labor Day) Very relaxing. A bit too breezy but worth it. Sand was very clean and fine.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ernieo1
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beach was clean. Staff were very helpful in setting up chairs and umbrellas. Bar staff was okay!!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank adeangelo
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is an extremely well kept beach area on the Nantucket Sound. You will pay $20 to park and to access the beach, but it's well worth it. There is a little shack for food (burgers, hot dogs, fries, sandwiches, salads, ice cream, etc.) There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jamiee435
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Go floating every year here and always have a wonderful time. We do the 6 mile float and stay in the party camp sites. So much fun and everyone is so friendly.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chazlewo
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I came early in the morning and enjoyed a gorgeous day. By noon time we were packed like sardines. The beach has very nice benches to sit on and there is a very nice area for children to play. The water is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Excellent warm-water swimming; mild waves are great for kids. Good facilities. We love to drive over int he evening to watch the kite surfers on the far side of Bass River, as well as the boats coming and going through the river mouth.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Shoeprof
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I've been going to Bass River (Smuggler's) Beach since I was a child. The most recent trip was very nice. The beach is wide and clean. There is ample parking on non-beach days but the lot does fill up on nice beach days. On non-beach...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Had some very sunny days and enjoyed the time I spent here on beach. Very close to my hotel . Too cold to swim - but very pleasant.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wantabewarm
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Destinie A
8 November 2017|
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Response from KathyPLMN | Reviewed this property |
Deep and long....unsure measurement...a couple football fields.
3 May 2017|
Response from searayguy1 | Reviewed this property |
There are several hotels on South Shore Drive with various prices. Right nest door is the Ocean Club. A beautiful resort
7 August 2016|
Response from StaceyandCory | Reviewed this property |
I think the sign said 6 o'clock until dusk.