Destination guide

Friendly West Harwich will entice you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West Harwich. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its seafood restaurants and sightseeing. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Cape Cod Museum of Art 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.


Sightseeing in and around West Harwich

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes West Harwich a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cranberry Valley Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Bass River Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Werner Schmidt Observatory (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bass River Sports World (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Harwich

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Harwich

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

  • Pleasant Road Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Earle Road Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sea Street Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Bank Street Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Wilbur Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Red River Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Harwich

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 28.6 mi (46 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Harwich?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 214 holiday lettings around West Harwich. From 175 houses to 26 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 Harwich?

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 Harwich:

  • Hyannis: 850 holiday homes
  • East Sandwich: 132 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 254 holiday homes
  • Harwich Port: 909 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 198 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 Harwich? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Harwich. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,191 holiday lettings
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History: 3,856 holiday lettings
  • Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum: 3,977 holiday lettings
  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 3,138 holiday lettings
  • Cape Cod Inflatable Park: 3,726 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 175 Houses in West Harwich. Our other popular types of West Harwich holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 26 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 Harwich?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in West Harwich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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