Destination guide

Friendly Fairhaven will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Fairhaven. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, boating and rowing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Fairhaven

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Fairhaven has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Acushnet River Valley Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Water Wizz (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fairhaven

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fairhaven is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ned's Point Lighthouse (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Demarest Lloyd State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Westport Town Farm (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Fairhaven

Fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fairhaven?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 40 holiday lettings around Fairhaven. From 22 houses to 14 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 Fairhaven?

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 Fairhaven:

  • East Falmouth: 503 holiday homes
  • Katama: 274 holiday homes
  • West Chop: 18 holiday homes
  • South Dartmouth: 203 holiday homes
  • Buzzards Bay: 159 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 Fairhaven? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fairhaven. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Unitarian Memorial Church: 817 holiday lettings
  • Millicent Library: 808 holiday lettings
  • Fairhaven Town Hall: 810 holiday lettings
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation: 883 holiday lettings
  • Bend in the Road Beach: 1,631 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fairhaven listed on 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 Fairhaven?

Yes, of course. offers 22 Houses in Fairhaven. Our other popular types of Fairhaven holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 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 internet/wifi in Fairhaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 40 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Fairhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.