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Early Morning Strolls

Skaket is our first choice for early morning walks on the beach and we would definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2018
Burlington, Vermont
Excellent sunsets!

A wonderful beach in the summer and exquisite sunsets! We especially love going at night to see the... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2018
Lee, Massachusetts
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192 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3008
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

Skaket is our first choice for early morning walks on the beach and we would definitely recommend to others (couples, families).

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank loveandlayovers
Reviewed 18 December 2018

A wonderful beach in the summer and exquisite sunsets! We especially love going at night to see the sunset.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eastham1995
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Tide is very gradual and easy on small children. Make sure that. You use plenty of suntan lotion at the beach since the sun is hot no matter the tide.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank capec0dtraveler
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We stopped last night for the sunset. It's an excellent spot for watching sunset on Cape Cod. It is also one of the best beaches for families with small children ---- shallow, no surf, and when the tide goes out there are mud flats for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a great spot to watch the sun go down or just take a stroll. I went on a rather windy and cold day so it was not the best, but even then it is easy to see why this place is so beloved.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank waiake1
Reviewed 29 October 2018

You have to be there to fully appreciate the views...just don't forget to Get a beach permit if you want to have your wedding ceremony there!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We are fortunate to live in Orleans and be able to visit this location year round. Best sunsets are during the summer when the sun sets into the ocean. There is a snack bar there and restrooms in season. When tide goes out, you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This beach is a sea lover's dream...sunsets that are gorgeous, walking for miles on low tide days, crabbing with flashlights at night, or in the day too! In the off season, no parking fee...how great is that! You will love it!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank FellowTraveler801028
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have been visiting the cape for several years now and each time, we spend mornings and afternoons walking on Skaket Beach. The beach is quiet, clean, un-commercialized and very peaceful. Very therapeutic.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jan P
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A calm, quiet beach, not too overcrowded even at the height of summer. Great place to watch fishing boats off-load.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank JohnK3353
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29 May 2018|
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Response from jdfranco | Reviewed this property |
Nope. It will cost you $25 for a day of parking. Skaket is in Orleans so you would need an Orleans pass.
Bill T
12 August 2017|
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Response from Jafo8868 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. However, you must make sure it is anchored. The winds are very strong at times and I have witnessed a heavy metal canopy roll away in the wind because the owner only buried the legs in the sand. The people who... More
Karen S
5 October 2016|
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Response from Norwood49 | Reviewed this property |
As noted by others, it's free after Labor Day