Nauset Beach Orleans

nauset beach orleansNauset Beach in Orleans is one of the most well known and much visited beaches on Cape Cod. Located on the eastern side of Orleans, the beach is equipped with ample parking and a collection of food trucks have stepped in for the now departed Liam's Clam Shack.  The pounding surf and cooler waters of Nauset Beach are a favorite of seasoned beach goers and ideal for surfers.  Swimming and fishing are also popular activities as well as taking in a breathtaking sunrise. 

To access Nauset Beach, take Main Street east off route 28, then bear left on Beach Road taking it to the end. The beach is located southeast of Mill Pond.

Nauset Beach Homes For Sale

51 Nauset Road, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 4,422 SqFt

51 Nauset Road, Orleans

$9,250,000
35 Old Duck Hole Road, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,406 SqFt

35 Old Duck Hole Road, Orleans

$3,299,000
17 Surf Boat Lane, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,500 SqFt

17 Surf Boat Lane, Orleans

$2,749,000 ↓ $246,000
16 Archer Lane, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,800 SqFt

16 Archer Lane, Orleans

$2,695,000
23 Grandview Drive, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,030 SqFt

23 Grandview Drive, Orleans

$2,299,900
7 Howard Way, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,212 SqFt

7 Howard Way, Orleans

$1,899,900
51 Woodsneck Road, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,900 SqFt

51 Woodsneck Road, Orleans

$1,595,000 ↓ $100,000
43 Nauset Heights Road, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,068 SqFt

43 Nauset Heights Road, Orleans

$1,195,000

Blog Posts About Nauset Beach

Protecting Nauset Beach

Efforts to protect Nauset Beach from future erosion likely include a proposal to construct a new dune at the beach. It’s a temporary solution Orleans town selectmen are pondering as the winter season quickly approaches.Recently town selectmen looked at a number of different backup plans in anticipation of another rough winter season ahead. Last winter the beach took a real beating, and it’s hoped that the beach administration building will at least make it through one more summer.Several m... Read More

Nauset Beach Dispute Resolved

After about a year of talks, including a partial impasse that’s lasted for the past several months, the two Cape Cod towns at odds over Nauset Beach patrols and revenue just signed off on a short-term agreement. Until now, selectmen from Chatham and Orleans hadn’t been able to come to an agreement at all. The newly signed, one-year agreement means Chatham will now patrol its own portion of the barrier beach and keep 25-percent of permit revenue paid by non-residents for off-road vehic... Read More

Take a Fall Walk on Nauset Beach

While the days may be getting shorter and the weather a bit cooler, there’s no reason why now can’t be a great time to take a fall walk along Nauset Beach. Extremely popular during the summer season, Nauset Beach is a great place for catching a sunrise, taking a dip in the cool water, hitting the surf or casting a line.This extremely long beach is known for its fantastic waves and enjoyable sand. Stretching a full 10 miles from Orleans to Chatham, the beach is popular during the warmer sea... Read More

Off-Roading on Nauset Beach

When it comes to visiting Nauset Beach one of the best ways to do it is off the beaten track. Off-roading to The Outer Beach is a popular pastime, especially during the peak season, even more so now that a statewide habitat conservation plan has come into play.Under the recently approved plan, Orleans officials are able to escort off-road vehicles past plover nesting areas, which previously shut down the trails leading south from Nauset Beach. Because state and federal endangered species l... Read More

Renourishing Nauset Beach

Orleans town leaders are attempting to work against time, with plans to demolish some buildings in an effort to try and shore up and nourish Nauset Beach. That’s in response to a recent beach management study that came up with a list of recommendations to combat the increasing beach erosion of an estimated 12-feet per year.The study points out that the speed of erosion is being fueled by a rise in the sea level and climate change, threatening the town’s beach facilities at Nauset Beach. To... Read More

Explore Orleans Beach Neighborhoods

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