Everything You Need to Know About the Best Beaches in Cape Cod

When we think of Cape Cod in the summer, one of the first things to come to mind is our local beaches. It’s not difficult to see why considering there are so many amazing beaches all within close distance of each other. Here at Chatham Gables Inn, one question we hear the most in the warmer months is, “What are the best beaches in Cape Cod?” Our answer is simple! We believe that our Chatham beaches are the best beaches in Cape Cod. Here is a look at some of our best nearby beaches and why they deserve more recognition!

Planning a visit to Cape Cod soon? Then you won’t want to be without our free Vacation Guide to the area. This handy vacation planning tool is filled with all the best recommendations for local things to see and do, including even more of the best beaches in Cape Cod. It’s the only thing you’ll need to plan the ultimate getaway to our slice of paradise.

3 of the Best Beaches in Cape Cod That You Need to Know About

1. Chatham Lighthouse Beach

There are so many reasons why Chatham Lighthouse Beach is one of our favorites. In addition to the stunning scenery and relatively low crowds, the Chatham Light is the perfect place to learn more about the maritime history surrounding our town. The beach is a great place to walk and see the sights of the Chatham shore. The water at the Chatham Lighthouse Beach can be rough, depending on the weather. Be sure to keep to the swimming areas if you plan on getting in the water!

2. Hardings Beach

Hardings Beach is one of the best beaches in Cape Cod for families! Parents enjoy the calm and warm waters of the Nantucket Sound, as well as the ample supply of lifeguard stands to keep everyone safe. The flat sands of Harding’s Beach are perfect for those who love to play beach games or for children who enjoy digging in the sand. When you get hungry, there are plenty of concessions in terms of food and beverage trucks. When it’s time to go, no need to have an uncomfortable ride back to Chatham Gables Inn. Just use their bathhouses and showers to leave feeling clean and refreshed. Be sure to get a parking pass for your car before you go!

3. Pleasant Bay

Located in nearby Orleans, MA, Pleasant Bay has a little something for everyone to enjoy. Families can enjoy the shallow and gentle waters protected by the cove. For nature enthusiasts, the cove itself is truly a sight to behold! Adventurous visitors can also get their fix in Pleasant Bay thanks to the incredible kayaking and boating opportunities. No matter how you decide to spend your day in Pleasant Bay, it’s sure to be one of the highlights of your vacation.

Enjoy the Best Beaches in Cape Cod During Your Stay With Us

The Nantucket Guest RoomMake sure to settle down in the best accommodations during your beach getaway to Cape Cod! Stay in the most luxurious lodging when you book a stay at Chatham Gables Inn, a charming bed and breakfast tucked away in the lovely town of Chatham, one of the best Cape Cod towns. Our cozy inn is perfect for enjoying a weekend of total comfort and relaxation. We offer beautiful rooms, each equipped with the finest amenities, in a quiet and peaceful environment. Choose from exploring the other fascinating attractions of the area, like more Cape Cod beaches and lighthouses, or simply spending time in our comfy sitting room by the fire. You’re bound to love your time with us, so check our availability online right now to book your favorite room!