Top 21 Clear Water Beaches in Massachusetts

11. Coast Guard Beach, Provincetown

Located at the tip of Cape Cod, Coast Guard Beach is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. The beach is known for its clear waters and soft sand, and it's also a great place to watch for whales and dolphins.

Clear Water Beaches In Massachusetts -  Coast Guard Beach

Things to do at Coast Guard Beach:

  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Surfing
  • Whale watching
  • Dolphin watching


  • Lifeguards on duty during the summer
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Parking

How to get to Coast Guard Beach:

  • From Provincetown, take Route 6A to the end. The beach is on the right.
  • From Truro, take Route 6A to the Wellfleet rotary. Take Route 6 through Wellfleet and Eastham. The beach is on the left.


  • The beach can get crowded during the summer months, so be sure to arrive early or late in the day.
  • There is a parking fee, so be sure to bring cash or a credit card.
  • The beach is clothing optional, so be prepared for anything.

Additional information:

  • Length: 1.5 miles
  • Lifeguards: Yes
  • Parking: $20 per day
  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Showers: Yes
  • Food: Yes
  • Alcohol: No
  • Pets: No

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