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Make a self catering holiday home or Cape Cod rental in South Dennis, MA your home away from home

South Dennis is midway along Cape Cod and is one of only three towns with a shoreline on both Cape Cod Bay and Nantucket Sound.

Things to Do in South Dennis, MA

The popular town of South Dennis is a popular fishing and boating destination. The nearby white sandy beaches are among some of the most popular in the area and are ideal for swimming, watersports, beachcombing, whale watching, walking or relaxing with a book or just taking in the views of the Atlantic Ocean. Water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, boating and other watersports are all available in the area which has many freshwater lakes as well as the beautiful Bass River. The area has a good choice of golf courses within a couple of miles at Bass River Golf Course and Dennis Public Golf Course. Cyclists are very well catered for as the Cape Bike Trail offers an extensive network of cycling trails around the area.

Places to Visit Around South Dennis, MA

Those looking for a beach that is off the beaten path will find Crowes Reservation Beach very peaceful and is accessed along a narrow dirt road. The West Side has large sand dunes and marshes making it popular for wildlife spotting while the East Side is a traditional family beach which is pet friendly. Those with a permit can drive on the beach and there is a pleasant loop walking trail to explore. Small towns in the area are well worth exploring from your South Dennis holiday cottage. Bourne is the first town after crossing the Sagamore Bridge onto Cape Cod and has excellent bike trails along the canal and beautiful beaches at Monument Beach and Buzzards Bay, home to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The picturesque harbour at Cataumet is well worth a visit along with Pocasset with its hexagonal Wings Neck Lighthouse, built in 1849.

Weather in South Dennis, MA

Holiday homes in South Dennis enjoy warm sunny summers and cold winters. Average daytime highs in July reach 25°C (77°F) and fall to around 16°C (61°F) overnight. From December to March temperatures can be below freezing at night, averaging -3°C (26°F) in January. The area has rain showers all year round which are heavier in winter and may fall as snow in the colder months.

Travel to South Dennis, MA

The nearest international airport for visitors staying in South Dennis is Logan International (BOS) Airport in Boston. This busy airport is 80 miles north of Cape Cod. The best way to make the transfer to Cape Cod is by driving from the airport to South Dennis, a journey of about 75 minutes. Alternatively, connecting flights can be made to New Bedford Regional (EWB) Airport which has domestic flights from other airport hubs and is much closer to Dennis.

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