Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in West Dennis

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West Dennis. This city's seafood restaurants, shopping and cycling draw many visitors. Cape Cod Museum of Art and Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 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 and around West Dennis

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Dennis a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bass River Golf Course (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Werner Schmidt Observatory (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bass River Sports World (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cape Cod Inflatable Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bayberry Hills Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Dennis

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Dennis

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in West Dennis. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • West Dennis Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Wilbur Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Sea Street Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Pleasant Road Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Follins Pond (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Seagull Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around West Dennis

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Dennis?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,204 holiday lettings around West Dennis. From 896 Houses to 159 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Dennis?

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

  • Hyannis: 1,159 holiday homes
  • East Sandwich: 177 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 1,418 holiday homes
  • East Harwich: 646 holiday homes
  • Harwich Port: 1,019 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • West Dennis Beach: 3,372 holiday lettings
  • Jericho House and Barn Museum: 4,608 holiday lettings
  • Bass River Lighthouse: 4,437 holiday lettings
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,750 holiday lettings
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History: 4,612 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Dennis 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 West Dennis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 896 Houses in West Dennis. Our other popular types of West Dennis holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 159 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Dennis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 103 holiday homes with pool available in West Dennis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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