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Cape Local's Perspective

Although the part of the beach full of tourists is full of yucky seaweed. The end of the beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CapeLocal333
My Favorite

I've only ever been to this beach off season. I love it. You can walk and walk and walk with no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
648wilfredh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the part of the beach full of tourists is full of yucky seaweed. The end of the beach, known to locals as Boater's Beach, is a great place to take your family and or your boat. Located on the Bass River there is little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've only ever been to this beach off season. I love it. You can walk and walk and walk with no obstacles. Parking is free of season and plenty. Even though the shells are all the same, there are plenty. First time going in February...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 648wilfredh
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Almost daily, I visit this beach as my home is nearby. I have grown up on the sands of this heach, taught swimming in its waters and have had lifelong enjoyment here. Even in the cold months, I often bring my lunch in the car,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Squeaky104
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We checked in at Guestlodge in West Dennis - thought beach would be far, but it turned out to be half a mile away. Water would be too cool for swimming, very scenic - we were amazed watching all the kite surfers. Very colorful and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Billk54
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Our family has been going to WDB for 30 years. It’s a great family place especially for little kids as it’s on the Sound si waves are not an issue...you need to go further up if you want an ocean beach. Snack bar is good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank danrmj
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I grew up on Cape Cod, and visiting West Dennis beach is a yearly pilgrimage. My wife and I sit in the car, with the windows open, at the far end near Bass River, and just relax and take deep breaths. We go at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I love that you don't have to park a mile away! This beach road has parking on both sides and plenty of it, then just step onto the beach and find your spot! Bathrooms were clean, too! There's nothing I don't love about this beach....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Connie B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is the place to just enjoy setting in your chair, watching the water and visiting with family and friends.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rearview2014
Reviewed 8 August 2018

West Dennis beach is about 1 mile long. Beach is relatively narrow (that is, about 60 feet from lot to water. Parking is easy-peasy with several hundred slots. Park, unload, short walk to the sand. Bear in mind that the parking fee has gone up:...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank grommit
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is one of the more "traditional" beaches in Dennis, traditional in my opinion meaning that it has some waves, decent sand but no sandbars. It is on Nantucket Sound which is the southern part of the Cape. Luckily there was no seaweed when we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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lighthouselady63
22 August 2018|
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Response from FekusW | Reviewed this property |
The ocean beaches often have seaweed in varying amounts depending on the winds, storms and other forces of nature. Great white sharks are looking for food; particularly seals. Luckily there are no seals on the ocean side... More
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Phyllis M
26 July 2017|
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Response from Robert J S | Reviewed this property |
Once they are on the beach, nobody wants to leave is my experience.
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haley6902
4 April 2017|
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Response from Sydhannah26 | Reviewed this property |
$25 Monday-Friday, $30 Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays
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