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Better known as Smugglers

Great family beach at the mouth of the Bass River on Cape Cod. Boat launching area, fishing pier... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Donald K
Wellesley, MA, United States
Great beach alongside the Bass River

You can watch the fishing boats head out early in the morning or returning in the evening, fish... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Lynn W
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great family beach at the mouth of the Bass River on Cape Cod. Boat launching area, fishing pier, smack bar, plenty of clean sand and gentle waves. Right on Nantucket Sound.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Donald K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can watch the fishing boats head out early in the morning or returning in the evening, fish from the pier, attend Sunday beach service, or just soak up the sun and ocean. Great family beach.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Every visit my husband and I do the same thing....we end our day with DD coffee at the beach. Wonderful sunsets, walking in the sand or just people watching.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank GinnyDeChristofaro
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Great striper fishing right next door to Ocean Club on Smugglers beach. We did get a couple of nice stripers. My daughter loved the beach.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PatriciaP1009
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Cheap parking, and pretty beach. Went on a day that was a little chilly and windy so sand was being flown all over the place, and there was a lot of seaweed, but was told that is almost normal conditions for the ocean side of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Olivia N
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Breath-taking views of Bass River joining ocean. Talked with Fisherman on the rock getties and he said sea bass was fish of choice here. Deep white sand with amble shells to find. Lifeguards and amenities plentiful. We were visiting before official start of summer season...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KathyPLMN
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good life guard coverage, plenty of parking, reasonably priced snack bar, small fishing pier. The beach is good for children with gentle waters. There is a lot of boat traffic going by which kids love to watch.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank John R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The beach is on the Nantucket Sound side and the water tends to be warmer than the Bay Side. The waves are kid friendly and there is restroom facilities available.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jaywalpole
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bathrooms, Concession Stands, good amount of parking, short walk to beach. Great area to be with young kids as well.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank krissyk98
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great beach area with reastrooms and concession stand. On a warm day don't go after 11 because there is a chance the lot will be full.

Date of experience: August 2016
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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.