Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in South Orleans

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Orleans. This city is well-known for its seafood restaurants and local tours. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Nauset Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in South Orleans

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes South Orleans a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Captain's Cove Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Captains Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cape Escape Adventure Golf (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Chatham Seaside Links (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Cranberry Valley Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of South Orleans

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, South Orleans is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fox Hill (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Nickerson State Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Crosby Landing Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Skaket Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Nauset Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Ridgevale Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Orleans

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Where to stay near South Orleans?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 81 holiday rentals near South Orleans. From 75 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near South Orleans is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Orleans?

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 South Orleans:

  • West Dennis: 1,201 holiday homes
  • North Eastham: 671 holiday homes
  • East Dennis: 300 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 1,433 holiday homes
  • West Harwich: 258 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 South Orleans?

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

  • Cockle Cove Beach: 4,220 holiday rentals
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf: 4,585 holiday rentals
  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall: 3,745 holiday rentals
  • Ballston Beach: 2,632 holiday rentals
  • Hardings Beach: 4,190 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Orleans listed on HomeAway 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 South Orleans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 75 Houses in South Orleans. Our other popular types of South Orleans holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 3 holiday houses
  • Estates: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Orleans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in South Orleans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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