Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Sandwich

Come and experience Sandwich and its culture, history and museums. Travellers to this walkable city praise the seafood restaurants, gardens and beaches. Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Sandwich

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sandwich has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandwich Mini Golf (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Atlantic Country Club (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Hyannis Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Sandwich

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sandwich

Travellers love Sandwich for its beautiful gardens and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sandwich is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandwich Boardwalk (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Sandy Neck Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Ellisville Harbor State Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Shell Point Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Craigville Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sandwich

Fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Sandwich?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,292 holiday rentals near Sandwich. From 2,531 Houses to 438 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandwich for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sandwich?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sandwich:

  • East Sandwich: 175 holiday homes
  • Forestdale: 18 holiday homes
  • West Dennis: 1,203 holiday homes
  • East Dennis: 300 holiday homes
  • East Chop: 311 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandwich?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Sandwich. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sandwich Glass Museum: 2,975 holiday rentals
  • Wing Fort House: 3,516 holiday rentals
  • Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center: 2,911 holiday rentals
  • Heritage Museums and Gardens: 2,977 holiday rentals
  • Thornton W. Burgess Museum: 2,993 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandwich listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandwich?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 2,531 Houses in Sandwich. Our other popular types of Sandwich holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 438 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 438 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 438 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandwich?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 338 holiday homes with pool available in Sandwich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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