South Middle Beach

(508) 398-2231
41.640153, -70.214103
265 South Shore Drive
 South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Barnstable County

South Middle Beach is a resident only beach. In comparison to most cape beaches this beach does have a longer walk from the parking area; there are handicap spaces provide next to the beach on Judan Way and also available in the main parking area. This beach has a large amount of sand away from the water unlike other beaches in the area. Sand has a light mix of shells, pebbles, and seaweed strewn across the beach wherever the tide touched. The grade to the water gradual and is the water is warm for a New England beach; waves are small and there is a moderate amount of seaweed in the water. Jellyfish warnings happen occasionally.

icon clock

Hours Of Operation

8am to 10pm

icon clock


Residents only; located across the street from the beach 253 spaces and spaces along Judan Way
Resident Sticker $35
(Available at Town Hall)
Resident Sticker is also available at the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce, 424 Route28, West Yarmouth MA. at a cost of $38 Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm and Sun 10am-3pm
$30 if purchased by mail:
Please include a self addressed stamped envelope, copy of registration providing it has a yarmouth address, include a copy of your real estate tax bill if your registration does not indicate a yarmouth address.

icon lifeguard

Life Guard

On-duty 930am-430pm daily Memorial Day – Labor Day

icon campfire


Not Allowed

icon clock


Carry in/carry out beach with food vendors 5 minutes driving.

icon clock


Motels/hotels and rentals are available within minutes walking.

icon clock


Not allowed

icon picnik table

Picnic Area


icon clock



icon clock

Restrooms / Showers

Restrooms available near parking Memorial Day – Labor Day

icon clock

Surfing/Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Water is too calm for surfing; paddle boarding and kayaking are allowed unless the red safety flag is flying.

icon clock

Walking Trails


icon water quailty

Water Quality

Water quality is monitored from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information please call (617) 626-1250. The accepted standard is 104 CFU/100mL in a single day or an average of 35 CFU/100mL over five days. The link below is the test results from 2003 to the current year. South Middle Beach Water Quality

icon clock

Water Temperature
Click on “view more buoy data” to view water temperature.

icon comment

Beach Reviews

You may leave a review about this beach.

You must have a membership. Please login or create an account.

Go to top