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Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod

Sandwich, MA

41.738753° N, -70.380585° W

Where: Sandy Neck Rd, Sandwich View Map

Water Type: Salt water

Type: Calm

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Good for: Swimming, Fishing, Skimboarding, 4WD


This large beach has plenty of space to spread out. The sand is not as soft as some other Cape Cod beaches, but the views are lovely. The water is calm, allowing for good swimming. 4WD- Driving on the beach is permissible and requires a special permit from the Town of Barnstable / Sticker prices vary. Parking is available for a daily fee.


1 rated review | 10 total reviews

Nashua, NH
2 reviews
Member since: Jun 2015


Clean, not crowded, love the dunes, but the deer flies can be a problem!

United States
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2017


Our son loved this beach because when the tide went out he could walk for miles on the sandbar to look for crabs and seashells

Arlington, VA
3 reviews
Member since: Mar 2010


good hiking as well as nice beach. Don't forget to bring the beach pass!

United States
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2015


Take a walk down the beach and you arrive at a shallow sandy area, warm enough to jump right in and swim. No motels, just dunes and the ocean. No crowds, Picture perfect..

Scotland, CT
5 reviews
Member since: Jun 2009


We have been going there for over 50 years.

Brewster, MA
13 reviews
Member since: Jan 2007

Gorgeous and meaningful

We took my grandfather to Sandy Neck, fond memories! Perhaps the most beautiful Cape Cod sunsets. The drive to beach is gorgeous with walking trails and small dunes.

Irvington, NY
6 reviews
Member since: Oct 2010


I have only been visiting off-season and this Bay beach is long, beautiful and unpopulated.

Philadelphia, PA
2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2013


The ocean view was spectacular. The beach is covered with beautiful stones with many colors and patterns.

Concord, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2013


Beautiful sand dunes and clear water. Snack bar, bathrooms and showers.

Irvington, NY
6 reviews
Member since: Oct 2010


It was my favorite because it was right outside my backdoor.

Sandy Neck Beach Vacation Rentals

East Sandwich
ID 31097
West Barnstable
ID 30122
4 BR
5 baths
Sleeps 12
Northside Dream Home Views of Sandy Neck
Northside Dream Home Views of Sandy Neck
Distance to beach: Less than a 5 minute drive to beautiful Sandy Neck Sandy Neck Beach
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1 bath
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Cape House on Garrett's Pond
Cape House on Garrett's Pond
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ID 19395
4 BR
2 baths
Sleeps 10
Sandy Neck Contemporary Stunner
Sandy Neck Contemporary Stunner
Distance to beach: 0.2 to Sandy Neck Beach Gatehouse-