Sunset over the beach.
Authors: Marco & Angelo

Authors: Marco & Angelo

We own the Candleberry Inn, a boutique bed and breakfast in central Cape Cod. We're glad to share our recommendations on all the great things to explore throughout Cape Cod.

Why Breakwater Beach Is the Best Place to See the Sunset in Brewster, MA

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    The Cape’s beautiful outdoors is a major draw to the area. During the summer months, the temperature peaks in the mid-70s. These mild weather conditions allow locals and travelers alike to explore all the Cape’s outdoors has to offer. From relaxing by our beautiful beaches to achieving your personal record time on the Cape Cod Rail Trail, Brewster has an outdoor activity for everyone! One of the most relaxing ways to spend time with nature in our is to catch a sunset. The best place to see the sunset in Brewster, MA, is at Breakwater Beach. Learn more about our local recommendations with our complimentary Vacation Guide!

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    Spend an Evening at the Best Place to See the Sunset in Brewster, MA

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    Breakwater Beach has everything you could ask for in a beach. It has soft sands, pristine waters, quiet surroundings, and even tide pools for exploring! It’s the perfect place to lie out and work on your tan under the mild summer sun.

    What’s better, it’s just a half-mile from our inn! This way, you don’t have to worry about beach parking. Take a leisurely stroll to the beach to catch the sunset. Breakwater Beach is one of the only places you can watch the sunset head-on, as the sun sets behind you on most East Coast beaches.

    Candleberry Has Your Supplies Covered

    One of our favorite things about Brewster is its central location. We get to experience this every day, and we want you to as well! We make it easy to visit the beach by giving guests loaner folding chairs and towels so you can cozy up for an evening of beautiful skyscapes. For your daytime beach needs, we also offer umbrellas, picnic coolers, ice, and an outdoor shower for freshening up.

    Practice Perfect Timing

    Planning an evening to watch a Cape Cod sunset takes some careful planning. The sun sets at different times throughout the course of the year, so the time you need to arrive at the beach entirely depends on when you’re visiting. As a general outline, here are the average sunset times during high-season:

    No matter what time the sun sets during your getaway, be sure to allow yourself about 30 minutes of cushion time to enjoy your half-mile stroll to Breakwater Beach, get everything set up, and have time to watch the entire show! On your way back to Candleberry Inn, stop by Spinnaker for a cocktail to end your night.

    Spend the Rest of Your Evening at Candleberry Inn

    Bed and fireplace view of the Breezing Up room at Candleberry Inn.

    Watching the sunset over the Cape Cod Bay is just one way to experience Brewster’s beaches. Return back to your guest room at Candleberry Inn after visiting the best place to see the sunset in Brewster, MA.

    Stay in our Breezing Up room for an authentic, Cape Cod lodging experience. This guest room is on the first level of the Main House and has a queen-size bed, private bathroom with luxury bath amenities, and views of the Old King’s Highway. You’ll also enjoy access to all of our on-site and beach day amenities.

    Browse all of Candleberry Inn’s luxurious Cape Cod accommodations and book your seaside getaway!

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