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It is a beach!

Who wouldn’t love a white sandy beach on the New England shoreline? It was beautiful, sunny blue... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Naperville, Illinois
A nice little stroll in early October

A short stop when driving through area, pulled up at JFK and veteran memorials then down to a sandy... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible1%
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“great beach”(36 reviews)
“ocean side”(22 reviews)
“snack bar”(63 reviews)
Its convenient location makes Kalmus one of the Hyannis area's most popular beaches.
Hyannis, MA
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Who wouldn’t love a white sandy beach on the New England shoreline? It was beautiful, sunny blue skies and only one other person there at the time(I was early October). There is no better place to feel the power of the sea and the magnificent...More

1  Thank Kidsfirst1
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A short stop when driving through area, pulled up at JFK and veteran memorials then down to a sandy beach with some good views and a few shells for beach-combing.

1  Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The parking was fantastic (and free). The beach was well kept. I never saw any trash at all! The signage was very clear about where the swimming area versus the wind surfing area were. I was surprised by the amount of seaweed and shells on...More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I did not want to have to pay $20.00 to park, it was too hot to be in the sun all day, I drove in around 4:00 pm and did not have to pay, the snack bar was still open.

Thank Hollywood0653
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, very nice all around!! Perfect for adults with children , yet so calm and attractive place for a couple. Recommended

Thank Darci S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Clean calm water. Bring water shoes if you or your kids are sensitive to rocky/Shelly beach sand. Nice snack bar. Good variety of food. No alcohol served. Has a bathroom and outdoor shower.

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 2 September 2018

20 bucks parking is a ripe-off, rest room closes by 4:30PM!! today 9/1/2018, the staff closed the rest room before 4:15PM, what the heck? where do they expect customer to pee?

1  Thank WEI C
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

First timer, it was amazing, loved the white sand and clear water. It was a quiet beach, even with the people. More like a revered beach. Loved the scenery and atmosphere.

Thank Excursion767150
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I love Kalmus beach. It is never crowded and so relaxing. However, I have to swim at beach! If you catch Kalmus on a good day the water is beautiful, warm but not too warm and salty. On a bad day, water is too warm...More

2  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The beach was clean, and because it was windy and overcast, it was empty. Lots of seaweed but no surprise. Large beach, great for shells.

1  Thank njdc5
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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 MelissaG3605 | 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.