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 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,112 holiday rentals near Sandwich. From 1,650 Houses to 247 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 HomeAway.

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: 114 holiday homes
  • West Dennis: 823 holiday homes
  • East Dennis: 231 holiday homes
  • East Chop: 203 holiday homes
  • Pocasset: 41 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?

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

  • Sandwich Glass Museum: 1,812 holiday rentals
  • Wing Fort House: 2,267 holiday rentals
  • Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center: 1,789 holiday rentals
  • Heritage Museums and Gardens: 1,841 holiday rentals
  • Thornton W. Burgess Museum: 1,880 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandwich 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 Sandwich?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,650 Houses in Sandwich. Our other popular types of Sandwich holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 247 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 247 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 247 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 197 holiday homes with pool available in Sandwich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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