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Make a self catering beach house or holiday rental in Sandwich, Maine, USA your home away from home

The seaside town of Sandwich is in the northwest corner of exclusive Cape Cod. It is one of the oldest settled towns in the USA.

Things to Do in Sandwich, Cape Cod

This quaint New England resort has a great deal to offer visitors staying in sought-after holiday homes on Cape Cod. The beaches offer sunbathing, walking and watersports. Fishing is particularly popular in the lakes or by taking a sport fishing charter. Sandwich is well known for its antique shops, gift shops, book stores and art galleries along with the Hertiage Museum and Garden which houses a collection of art, history and vintage cars. The gardens have a superb collection of rhododendrons which have a splendid display of summer blooms. Stroll around the borders of hostas, hydrangeas and daylilies and see inside the restored Old East Windmill in the grounds. The walkway along the seafront is ideal for scenic walks as are the many beaches around your Sandwich holiday rental. Cycling is a great way to get around this flat area with plenty of places offering cycle hire.

Places to Visit Around Sandwich, Cape Cod

Visit Wind Fort House, built in 1641 and now an interesting private museum. Tours show the Old Fort Room with its double walls which probably protected the earliest settlers from attacks. The Boston and Sandwich Glass Museum is an interesting exhibit telling the story of the colorful Sandwich glass which is now a collector’s item. Hoxie House is the oldest house on Cape Cod and the Dan’l Webster Inn is well worth visiting along with the Dexter Grsit Mill. The unspoilt Cape Cod National Seashore on the Outer Cape is beautiful to see.

Weather in Sandwich, Massachusetts

Sandwich holiday rentals experience summers that are warm and hazy, reaching 75°F (24°C) with occasional showers. The warmth extends into “Indian Summers” when it is often exceptionally mild with daytime temperatures above 60°F (15°C) until well into October. In winter the area has night-time temperatures below freezing from December to April with some snow. The area has slightly more showers in winter than summer.

Travel to Sandwich, MA

The nearest international airport to Sandwich is T.F. Green (PVD) Airport at Providence, Rhode Island and from there it is a pleasant 90-minute drive to Sandwich holiday homes along the I-195. Alternatively fly into Logan International (BOS) Airport in East Boston which is a focus airport for JetBlue Airways and a major operating destination for Delta and US airways. The airport has frequent flights to most American cities as well as Canada and Europe. Sandwich is 60 miles southeast of Boston and is easy to reach by driving south on I-93 to route 3 which leads to Sagamore Bridge. Other local airports include Barnstaple Municipal (HYA) Airport at Hyannis.

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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      This beach house has EVERYTHING one could want.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a beach house that had everything we desired: gorgeous ocean views, beautiful furnishings, comfortable beds, games, prints, books, DVD's. decks, patios, grills, outside shower, beach chairs, room for everyone. Our family thorougly LOVES staying at this wonderful oceanfront beach house. A week's stay at The Nautilus beach house feels like a week in paradise. We have vacationed at this house for over fifteen years and can't wait to go back there once again. This is the beach house people dream of. We can't reccommend it enough. It is a wonderful ocean front home away from home. The private beach is astoundingly beautiful. What a great vacation spot! Everything is VERY clean, cheerful and comfortable in The Nautilus. Once you stay there you'll want to return.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2010
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2009

                                                                                                      My favorite place to stay on the Cape

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This lovely cottage was the best place we have ever stayed on Cape Cod.It is a quiet, relaxing location and yet located close to many of the Cape Cod attractions. The cottage is picture perfect inside and equipped with everything you could need to feel right at home. My son enjoyed the canoe and fishing on the pond.We truly had a great time and this gem on Pimlico Pond is a place we would love to return to.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2009
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2009