Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Woods Hole

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Woods Hole. This city's forests, seafood restaurants and seaside draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Woods Hole

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Woods Hole a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Island Cove Adventures (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Farm Neck Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Water Wizz (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Woods Hole

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Woods Hole. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Spohr Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Surf Drive Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Wood Neck Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Falmouth Heights Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Woods Hole

Fly into Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Woods Hole?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 117 holiday lettings around Woods Hole. From 94 houses to 10 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 Woods Hole?

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 Woods Hole:

  • East Sandwich: 131 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 187 holiday homes
  • East Falmouth: 487 holiday homes
  • Katama: 257 holiday homes
  • Summersea: 42 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 Woods Hole? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Woods Hole. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cornelia Carey Sanctuary: 2,034 holiday lettings
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: 1,989 holiday lettings
  • Nobska Lighthouse: 1,825 holiday lettings
  • Woods Hole Ferry Terminal: 1,806 holiday lettings
  • Woods Hole Historical Museum: 1,815 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Woods Hole 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 Woods Hole?

Yes, of course. offers 94 Houses in Woods Hole. Our other popular types of Woods Hole holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 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 Woods Hole?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Woods Hole. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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