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fantastic location

family fun...life guards were on point..great view of the harbor..other side was the ocean however... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wallingford, Connecticut
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Large beautiful sandy beach great for kids

I'm comparing this to other 'small' beaches that my iPhone navigator lead me to, this is so much... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cindy S
Salt Lake City, Utah
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“ocean side”(22 reviews)
“snack bar”(62 reviews)
Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most popular beaches.
Hyannis, MA
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

family fun...life guards were on point..great view of the harbor..other side was the ocean however stood on harbor side had nice swimming area less seaweed. definitely would go back

Thank littlecc2005
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm comparing this to other 'small' beaches that my iPhone navigator lead me to, this is so much better!!! It's large so even though there are lots of people, you can ample space for yourself! We went first on a cold evening, then on a...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited this beach as part of a soccer tournament and it was quite rocky and had lots of seaweed. The nice thing about it is that the water was very warm and it had a good snack bar and faciltiies

Thank cardoc7424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area, only very slight downside at the time of our visit there seemed to be a lot of seaweed. Other than that lovely sandy good for collecting shells. well maintained restrooms. Car park was $20 per day for cars unless you have a pass.

Thank joanne t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wouldn't even go in the water the seaweed was so bad. The water was brown and gross. The snack shack has the most delicious lobster rolls and great fries.

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach has ample parking (sticker required during season or $20/day) and is in the shape of a right angle. The boats and ferries from Hyannis Harbor come out to Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean in front of this beach. It is good sized...More

1  Thank bobakerley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the portion of the beach straight through the snack bar because less seaweed. Calm waters there. Watch boats moored off shore and sailboat lessons. Food at the snack bar was delicious and reasonably priced. Would return

Thank BeachRock77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here from our vacation rental home during our stay in Hyannis last week. The beach is clean and having the snack bar and restrooms was great.

1  Thank TLWhite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I fell in love with this beach for shelling. If you go on the ocean side, not the bay side, and head all the way down to the rocks, there are a million scallop shells. I also found 12 pieces of sea glass there, I...More

Thank J3944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this beach 5 stars for the harbor side but the other side was not as impressive w an excessive amount of seaweed. It does cost $20 for parking but there were plenty of spots and you get the amenities that come w...More

Thank amanda g
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20 July 2018|
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Response from aunicorn30 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a huge parking lot. I would say early in the day too ensure a spot! We were at a local hotel so we walked there.
14 July 2018|
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Response from Melissa G | Reviewed this property |
No. Please keep in mind that the beach is fairly small and is set among private houses and beachfront and rented cottages. Although it is a great place to collect shells and see the sunrise and sunset I have to rate it... More
17 June 2017|
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Response from Don C | Reviewed this property |
Just there on July 4th. No walkin fees. Cars are $20.00 for the day.