10 Best Beachfront Rentals On Cape Cod, Massachusetts - Updated 2024

Arrah
Arrah 
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts, offers the perfect escape, especially if you want to experience hearing the sound of waves crashing. Some popular activities here include whale watching and visiting Martha’s Vineyard. From here, you can easily head to the historic Nantucket. Though Cape Cod is well-known for its beautiful beaches, lighthouses, and teeming sea life, it’s got plenty to offer for those interested in history and culture. Make sure to visit Provincetown, where the Pilgrims first arrived. Moreover, several novelists and artists were born and raised here. If you’re looking for great accommodations to complement your vacation, check out these best beachfront rentals on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location with easy access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Homey house for large groups (from USD 679)

Enjoy views of nature from inside and outside of this beautiful 2,280-sq-ft (211.8 sq m) home along Hyannis Port. Head to the private beach just outside the property and build sandcastles, watch sailboats pass by, or just feel the sand on your feet. Nearby, you can also check out Hyannis Harbor, which is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) away, Cape Codder Water Park, which is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away, and Seagull Beach, which is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

The house can sleep a maximum of ten people, featuring seven beds, three full baths, and a half bath. There are also a smart TV, a kitchen, a living room, a dining area, and a lawn, among other amenities.

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5.37 km (3.4 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
25 reviews   Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was perfect beautiful open communal space well equipped kitchen nice bedrooms
the house was clean and comfortable and the views spectacular day and night
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and well maintained
check-in and out was easy and the rooms were clean and tidy
beautiful house very clean and fresh walking out from the back doors to the beach was great
Location:
the house its location and owner were great
the views are wonderful and the location is close to many restaurants
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2. Laidback apartment with roomy patio (from USD 375)

If you are planning to stay in downtown Provincetown, this apartment is a great choice. Here, you will have access to a roomy deck overlooking the beach, which is right out front. It’s also a great spot where you can dine in or chill out. Throughout the unit, you’ll find a relaxing atmosphere. It also comes with a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a loft-like bedroom, two bathrooms, a gas fireplace, a coffee maker, and a grill.

Not to mention, the property is less than 1 mi (1.6 km) from Pilgrim Monument, the ideal place for your dose of Cape Cod history, and The Art House. Within 1.2 mi (1.9 km) are whale-watching opportunities.

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45.02 km (28.0 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
24 reviews  
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view of sunrise from our bed was wonderful
we appreciated the well-functioning ac washer/dryer and having bathrooms on both floors
stylish colorful designed well warm and cozy with a spectacular view on both floors
it's big enough for sunbeds and a lovely teak table and chairs for dining
we prefer a box spring but overall it was pretty comfortable
Cleanliness:
the condo is very clean and well furnished
the apartment is clean and bright and airy
the condo is very stylish clean and comfortable
Host:
this home was beautiful comfortable and residents in the complex were welcoming & friendly
the agent was very friendly and responsive
Location:
excellent location in the middle of town and right on the beach
fantastic location both within ptown and in proximity to the beach
it's close to everything you need and super quiet
beautiful condo right on the beach with great views easy walking distance to downtown
perfect spot close to everything beautiful view
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3. Cozy cottage with beach equipment (from USD 438)

Located in the town of Wellfleet, this snug cottage has an area of 772 sq ft (71.7 sq m) and offers everything you need and more. Just 20 ft (6.1 m) from the beach, it can comfortably house 6 people with its 3 bedrooms. It also has one full bath, a living room, and a private patio. Additionally, the kitchen comes with all the essential cooking and baking equipment you need. There’s a basement offering beach chairs and beach toys that you can use anytime. Books for kids and adults and free WiFi on the property are also available.

Nearby, you can schedule trips to Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, and Cahoon Hollow Beach.

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34.78 km (21.7 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
82 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the picnic table and grill are perfect
clean comfortable did i mention the views? everything in cottage is upscale no skimping on quality
we loved hanging out on the picnic table or even in the living room overlooking the bay
Cleanliness:
owner pays attention to all details of comfort in regards to decor cleanliness and immediate response
Host:
kathleen is a wonderful host
this is a beautiful home which has been kept in pristine condition by the owner kathleen
kathleen was highly engaged and very responsive to any questions we had before our visit
Location:
location is terrific as well
perfect location beautifully decorated
it was the perfect location
excellent home in a great location
the location is perfect for a family with young children because it is right on the beach
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4. Charming condo with lovely deck (from USD 300)

Picture reading a good book as you sit on a rocking chair with the beach as your backdrop at dusk. Make that scenario come to life in this charming condo on a beach in North Truro. Good for a maximum of four guests, this newly refurbished condo is inclusive of two parking spaces, an Apple TV, and board games, to name a few. Though there will be no beach towels, sheets, or pillowcases provided here, you can easily rent these at a local company nearby. They will even deliver them to your doorstep. Start or end your day on the lovely deck.

What’s more, you can enjoy a great glass of wine from the vineyards next door or capture scenic views at Race Point Beach. Whale-watching cruises are just 3.7 mi (6 km) from here.

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45.77 km (28.5 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
40 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 6
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a nice breeze through the screen door and the ceiling fans keep the air moving
the beach area off the deck is comfortable and perfect for sunset watching
we loved how close the water is which made for fabulous sleeping (on the very comfy beds)
the kitchen is very well stocked with everything needed for cooking on those nights in
Cleanliness:
the place was well stocked clean and decorated in a beachy theme
the unit is comfortable clean and well stocked
the cottage is very clean pretty and tastefully-decorated
we were extremely pleased with our stay the property was extremely clean and very thoughtfully stocked
Host:
the owners are responsive and friendly when contact is needed
brian and rich are great hosts
the owners are responsive and keep up on maintenance
easy biking distance to provincetown parking for two cars and lots of helpful tips from the friendly owners
Location:
wonderful location and perfect set-up
breathtaking spot on the ocean and close to beaches ptown supermarket
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5. Quaint cottage with kayaks (from USD 333)

Situated in the Nantucket Sound area is this 280-sq-ft (26 sq m) cottage that can be enjoyed by up to 3 people. The quaint unit is nothing short of essentials, offering a kitchenette, a bathroom, a dining area facing the ocean, a coin laundry, and even a comfortable queen-sized bed that you can store into a cabinet for extra space. It also comes with its own private beach. Plus, you can even use their kayaks on the water for free.

While you’re here, check out nearby attractions, such as Cape Cod Inflatable Park, which is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away, and John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, which is 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away. Additionally, Kalmus Beach is just 3 mi (4.8 km) from this property.

Stayed at this property?
west Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States
1.46 km (1.0 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
cottage 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was a small but functional space clean and comfortable
the cottage was very clean (and i’m fussy)
Host:
owner was easy to contact
and the owners were very responsive with our questions
friendly people lot’s to do nearby quaint little place but could use some updating
Location:
great location - right on the water
it was near some great places to eat too
we had an absolutely perfect stay at this cozy little place right on the beach
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6. Bright home with sun porch (from USD 475)

This 800-sq-ft (74.3 sq m) house in Provincetown will draw you in with its design and fuss-free vibes, but what will make you want to stay is the scenic views it offers. The highlight of this abode is the roomy private deck and sun porch, where you can watch and hear the sound of the waves. Plus, the beach is right at your doorstep.

It comes fully equipped with a kitchen and essentials, such as WiFi, air conditioning, heating, towels, and linens. Nearby, you can drop by tourist attractions and popular local draws, such as MacMillian Pier, The Provincetown Theater, and The Art House, all of which are less than 1 mi (1.6 km) away.

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44.94 km (28.0 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
58 reviews   Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Big enough and comfortable enough for 4 people Could use a larger coffee pot and lock on downstairs bathroom door Will look forward to a stay here again
Easy access to town Deck and view is perfect
but the pillows made up for it
The beds are comfortable Will definately be back
Across the road from the library
Cleanliness:
The place is very neat and clean
place was exactly as advertised; clean bright and a wonderful location
the sun comes pouring in very early
Host:
We had a wonderful time
Host was fast to respond if we had any questions overall a 5 out of 5
Very relaxing Awesome views
so clean and well done
Location:
And only a few mins walk to everything
Wired Puppy cafe just a couple mins away
The location is great except parking could be a problem
Right on the beach and located right on Commercial St very close to the center of town
Excellent bedding Beautiful location
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7. Modern condo with jetted tub (from USD 363)

Spread over 841 sq ft (78.1 sq m), this Nantucket Sound condo can accommodate a maximum of 6 people. Your pets are very much welcome here, so you can bring them along your Cape Cod adventure. The unit comes with a living room, a patio, a dining area, a balcony, and two bathrooms, one of which comes with a jetted tub. A well-stocked kitchen, spacious bedrooms, and parking for two cars are all yours to use, as well. Best of all, a private beach is just steps away.

If you’re planning a long-term stay, you will be happy to know that the host welcomes this setup.

Make sure to head over to nearby attractions, such as Sea Street Beach, which is just 0.4 mi (0.6 km) away, and Bass River Lighthouse, located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away. Within a distance of 2.7 mi (4.3 km) is Cape Cod Rail Trail, the best spot for scenic runs or bike rides.

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8.22 km (5.2 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
83 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was nicely furnished and the view was spectacular
the living room definitely needs a better couch though
but would have enjoyed it relaxing by the fireplace better if the sofa was comfortable
there are a lot of windows in the living room/kitchen area making it a bright area
it met our needs and we were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and inviting
condo was clean and neat and exactly as pictured
clean extremely safe and comfortable surroundings
we kept commenting on how clean the floors were
everything was very clean except for one drawer in the freezer
Host:
when i spoke with the host he was very helpful
owner was easy to communicate with responsive and more than pleasant
the owner is a wonderful person easy to deal with
our host yiping checked in with us to see if we needed anything but all was good
yiping was super responsive and easy to deal with
Location:
but beautiful location location location just perfect
it was a super convenient location and perfect beachfront access
this cozy property is located perfectly for a quiet and relaxing time on the cape
exactly what we were looking for - easy access to a quiet beach location for a family beach getaway
it was nice to walk right onto a private beach
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8. Airy condo with backyard for picnics (from USD 125)

Cozy, homey, and welcoming—these aptly describe this unit. Great for couples with kids or a trio of buddies, it overlooks the scenic Nantucket Sound and beachfront. Plus, oak flooring throughout the unit adds to its functionality and charm. Guests will have access to a backyard with a picnic table and a place to grill. There’s also an outdoor shower area where you can wash the sand off after a day out on the beach. What’s more, it has entertainment amenities for the entire family, including babies and toddlers.

Don’t forget to drop by Sea Street Beach, Bass River Lighthouse, and Cape Cod Inflatable Park while you’re at it.

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6.6 km (4.1 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
35 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our room was perfect with a awesome view
the loft has a queen size bed but also leaves room for a pack and play
the condo was just what we needed although a living room area would have been nice
Cleanliness:
the condo was very clean and updated
condo had everything that we needed and was super clean
we had a great stay in this condo everything was very clean and tidy
so clean and decorated so lovely
loved the place charming and clean
Location:
staying in dennisport is perfect for what we want location is close to everything
the location to the beach was great
we had everything we needed and enjoyed the location as somewhat central
perfect spot moon lite beach at night and great location for private beach during the day
wonderful location and beautiful views
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9. Stylish house with lush garden (from USD 259)

This 1,200-sq-ft (111.5 sq m) waterfront haven can house a maximum of 5 guests, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. From the backyard, a path will take you to the beach, where you can peacefully walk on the stretch of sand and feel the waves lapping at your feet.

The house offers a private outdoor shower, a fridge with an ice maker for those sunset cocktails, a living room, a dining area with a breakfast bar, a rollaway bed, and laundry amenities. While you’re here, head out for some fun in the sun at Hyannis Harbor, West Dennis Beach, and Harwich Port, all of which are nearby.

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1.71 km (1.1 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
62 reviews   Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Host:
home owner was very easy to work with
the owners were responsive and good to deal with
thanks to the host for her attentiveness and flexibility
eileen the owner could not have been more friendly or helpful
everyone we met especially eileen was friendly
Location:
what a great location and a great living area layout
this rental was a perfect location and size for our family of five
the condo and the location are even more beautiful than they are in the pictures
only steps from a beautiful beach that was wonderful for walks even in march
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10. Chic townhome with outdoor rooftop deck (from USD 250)

With three bedrooms, a full kitchen, a dining area, and a rooftop deck overlooking Nantucket Sound and Lewis Bay, and this townhome can house up to six people. Moreover, your stay in this quirky townhome includes essentials, such as free WiFi, linens and towels, heating, a hairdryer, air conditioning, a gas fireplace, toilet paper, and other amenities that will make you feel at home.

Staying here means you will be within walking distance of downtown Hyannis and right in front of the beach. Plus, various attractions, such as Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis Port Beach, and John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum are less than 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

Stayed at this property?
Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States
4.75 km (3.0 mi) from Whydah Pirate Museum
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kids loved the wifi for their tablets
the air conditioning units were a welcome bonus on hot days
our bed was very comfortable with linens provided and we were so grateful for the air conditioning
great to have the full kitchen to cook breakfast and plenty of space for everyone
the condo is very comfortable and had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
the condo was clean and as listed
it was clean and comfortable and stocked with everything we needed
the condo was clean spacious and cozy just like home
the condo was clean and well kept with everything you could want to feel at home
everything in the home was clean and comfortable
Host:
mary was a great host
the owner is super responsive to all questions
mary the owner is wonderful
the owner is very nice and accommodating
owner was helpful and very responsive
Location:
loved the location in hyannis
i loved the convenient location
it's a perfect location
excellent location and such a comfortable condo
the location is great the place is awsome
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Fulfill your beach dreams at Cape Cod, Massachusetts

At Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the ultimate getaway awaits. Come in June if you want to see the area covered in blooming pink roses, or head here during springtime to find daffodils sprouting up everywhere. In the fall, you can see cranberries abound. Whatever time of the year you come here, you’re sure to love what you’ll see. While you’re at it, rent out these best beachfront rentals on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for a one-of-a-kind experience.

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