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Sea Gull Beach, Cape Cod

Yarmouth, MA

41.636101° N, -70.222292° W

Where: Sea Gull Beach Rd, Yarmouth View Map

Water Type: Salt water

Type: Calm

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Good for: Swimming, Windsurfing, Kiteboarding

About

The largest beach and most popular beach in Yarmouth, it is located on Nantucket Sound and is the ideal beach for swimming and windsurfing. There is a large parking lot with option to pay by the day.

Reviews

20 rated reviews | 39 total reviews


Falls Church, VA
2 reviews
Member since: Dec 2022

7/30/2023

Not very crowded, very friendly beach attendants at front gate, easy to find parking. Lots of shells on the beach so prepare to wear your sandals a little further down that you're used to!


2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2019

7/22/2023

Great location. Beautiful, full of seashells, so easy to walk. Does has areas with a decent amount of seaweed, but still easy to wade in the waves. Plenty of parking and space on the beach to spread out, wasnt overly populated, especially after 4pm. Concessions was a huge hit especially the cold treats as well as the bathrooms. Would visit again for sure!


USA
2 reviews
Member since: Sep 2021

7/1/2023

We've been coming to this beach for over 25 years. It's a great spot for families and singles alike. There's a food shack and restrooms at the entrance of the beach.
Our favorite thing to do there is watch the fireworks: July 4th from Hyannis (far but with young children, the booms aren't so loud) and Columbus Day from Yarmouth.
(weather permitting of course and, unfortunately, COVID has changed some things but those are our best memories, pre-COVID!)


Waltham, MA
3 reviews
Member since: Jun 2010

7/1/2023

Beautiful clear warm water and very little seaweed. No faculties just portapotty but it’s very well maintained.


USA
2 reviews
Member since: Jan 2023

6/24/2023

Alot of parking, ramp to enter beach and restrooms. The beach was very pretty.


New Haven, CT
1 review
Member since: Jul 2023

6/10/2023

We love the close proximity to cottage, rest rooms and snack bar.
We are in our 70’s so it is an easy walk from the parking lot to the water. Sand is clean. Great for all ages.


Sanford, NC
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2022

11/19/2022

A childhood favorite....


3 reviews
Member since: Aug 2016

8/5/2022

It’s never too crowded and it has a full snack bar, bathrooms, and ample parking.


Georgetown, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2022

7/17/2022

They have a snack bar, rest room, and showers. The water was the perfect temp. Even my teenage boys enjoyed it.


Camillus, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Sep 2021

9/25/2021

Beautiful surf, sand and sand dunes! Shells were plentiful and we found a few great pieces of driftwood as well!

Lots of room on a very spacious beach for great walks and the restrooms were open in September/October


Jamaica Plain, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2020

8/13/2021

Big with plenty of space to spread out, calm/quiet waves and minimal seaweed and softer sand compared to some of the other area beaches.


Hyannis, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Jan 2021

8/7/2021

Went there for years as a kids. Cool to bring my kids back. Food, bathrooms and clean beach. $20 for parking.


United States
4 reviews
Member since: Jul 2014

7/17/2021

Great beach with snacks and restrooms!


USA
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2021

7/17/2021

Beautiful beach with great beach sand. No rocks, The beach is long and wide, The water is warm. The price was right and if you forget your lunch there is an affordable snack stand.


2 reviews
Member since: Jan 2019

7/10/2021

Clean beach, clean restrooms, kids loved the snack shack.


Staatsburg, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2021

3/18/2021

Vast open beach. Stunning. Good parking.


USA
2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2020

9/7/2020

soft sand, plenty of parking, and CLEAN restrooms.


Granby, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2012

8/1/2020

Easy in, easy out. Large enough so that everyone gets a great spot, with plenty of room between family groups.


Highland, NY
5 reviews
Member since: Jul 2009

7/4/2020

The beach is about 1.5 miles from the house, so you would likely need to drive or bike, but it's a great beach with clean restrooms and a concession stand.


Westborough, MA
3 reviews
Member since: Feb 2007

7/20/2019

This has been my favorite beach going way back to visiting my Aunt in W Yarmouth, now it continues to be a family favorite. It has great sand and you can find shells! You pay to park but it well worth the price. It has a snack shack and restrooms. I love this part of the Cape!


Prattsville, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Jan 2012

8/4/2018

Very close to where we stay [Vacation Rental ID 29865]. There can be a lot of seaweed, but that’s the same for any beach on the south shore of the Cape.


Shelton, CT
2 reviews
Member since: May 2019

7/14/2018

While this public beach is delightful, the private beach is superior. The public beach has bathrooms and snack stand but it was a bit packed. Granted, the jetty walk was fun, but the private beach (Crowell) was quiet, romantic at sunset and peaceful.


United States
3 reviews
Member since: Feb 2017

6/21/2018

Beautiful, clean, easy access (handicap ramp), bathrooms, snack area and the most personable parking attendants on the Cape! :)


United States
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2018

4/15/2018

Lots of parking and lovely shoreline with lots of shells.


New York, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Sep 2017

8/19/2017

perfect for beautiful long walks and shell collecting on its white sand


South Deerfield, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2011

6/3/2017

Clean, very near the rental home, good services (bathhouse, toilets, lifeguards) and of course, shells and seals!


USA
2 reviews
Member since: Mar 2017

5/17/2017

Beautiful, clean and tons of space!!


USA
2 reviews
Member since: Jun 2016

8/7/2016

Seagull beach is within walking distance and it's a gorgeous, white sand beach. The consession stand and bathrooms make it a great spot for families. The water was incredibly warm. There is an area right outside the parking lot where you can drop off your party and things, which is what we did, rather than pay $15 a day for parking. I would then drop the car off back at the cottage and ride my bike to the beach. There is a designated path on the side of the road for bikes and walkers. *Just a tip: Whatever you do, don't pull in the lot unless you intend to park there. The "gentleman" that run the place don't take very kindly to it, even if you're picking up someone who is disabled. I watched them threaten to call the police on a man who was probably well into his 80s, who was waiting for his wife. I understand there are rules, but this was a bit much.


Athens, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Feb 2011

8/5/2016

Beautiful white sand, ability to fish, walk along beach and life guards who are alert and helpful with minor injuries. Snack shack and clean bathrooms.


Cleveland, OH
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2010

7/16/2016

Our favorite beach for years! Warm water, lots of room, rest rooms and concession stand. Very family friendly. Lifeguards were great to visit with!


Sutton, MA
1 review
Member since: May 2010

7/18/2015

Clean beach, ample parking, lifeguards, snack shack and bathrooms.


Brookline, MA
2 reviews
Member since: May 2016

7/3/2015

Ample parking, soft sand, beautiful vista, clean bathrooms, and warm water at peak season (August)


Middlebury, CT
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2015

6/27/2015

This beach was minutes from our rental Yarmouth Vacation Rental ID 22406. It was clean, and the water was actually pretty warm for late June/early July! The bathrooms were decent, and there is a snack bar available, too.


USA
4 reviews
Member since: Mar 2015

6/26/2015

The beach was raked every morning, the beach area was huge! The waves were just the right size for our grandchildren and the snack bar was very convenient. The bathrooms were very cleaned and well maintained.


Simsbury, CT
2 reviews
Member since: Mar 2015

8/1/2014

Easy access / Great for families / snack bar, bathrooms, showers / beautiful jetty


Auburn, MA
3 reviews
Member since: Jul 2013

7/19/2014

Clean Clean Clean, Real Bathrooms - Concession stand - Nice Friendly People. Lifeguards on their toes!!!


2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2015

7/12/2014

Big beach so doesn't get too crowded. They have food!


Springfield, MA
1 review
Member since: Apr 2014

8/3/2013

Clean Beach, staff very nice, bathrooms clean, out door shower to clean the beach sand off your feet, they also sell food and drinks (soda, water)


Holyoke, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Mar 2012

7/13/2013

Very close to this property (ID 18665) and never seems to be crowded no matter the weather.

Sea Gull Beach Vacation Rentals

West Yarmouth
ID 32391
4 BR
2 ½ baths
Sleeps 11
Spacious 4 BR Home Sleeps 11. Steps From the Beach
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Distance to beach: 1/2 mile to Sea Gull Beach
West Yarmouth
ID 37610
3 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 6
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4 baths
Sleeps 8
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Distance to beach: Approx 350 yds to Whale Beach (Nantucket Sound)
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West Yarmouth
ID 38227
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1 bath
Sleeps 4
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ID 5214
3 BR
1 ½ bath
Sleeps 6
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3 Private Walk-to Beaches, 2023 Renovation, Gated community
Distance to beach: 4 houses from private beach on Lewis Bay; 6 min wa
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West Yarmouth
ID 37775
2 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 5
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