HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in South Shore Massachusetts, USA your home away from home

South Shore Massachusetts is the beautiful area to the south and east of Boston, stretching towards the exclusive Cape Cod region. It is known as the "Irish Riviera" for its heavy concentration of Irish ancestry. South Shore is limited to the towns and cities that border the Atlantic Ocean making South Shore Massachusetts holiday rentals ideal for enjoying both the beaches and historic towns in this lovely area.

Things to Do in South Shore Massachusetts, USA

South Shore Massachusetts holiday rentals make the perfect base for exploring the small towns in this area. Go walking and cycling in the rural countryside or go hunting for antiques. The beaches at Hull, Marshfield and Plymouth (note the very English names) are ideal for swimming, walking, fishing, boating and watersports. Whale watching and fishing charters are popular from Plymouth Harbour. In the autumn the area is famous for its brightly coloured fall foliage and visitors can go cranberry harvesting in September and October. Discover the history of the first settlers in this area by visiting the Pilgrim Hall Museum. For family entertainment, visit the South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset or see a performance at the Company Theater in Norwell.

Places to Visit Around South Shore Massachusetts, USA

Visit the Plimoth Plantation, a reconstruction of an early settler village. The replica Mayflower II, the ship that brought the first pilgrims from Plymouth England, can also be seen nearby in Plymouth Harbour. Spend a day in Boston visiting the sights of one of America's wealthiest and most influential cities. Follow the Freedom Trail around the historic landmarks, see Faneuil Hall and explore the many historic churches and public gardens.

Weather in South Shore Massachusetts

Visitors staying in South Shore Massachusetts rentals will find the area has four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and showery, reaching an average 27°C (81°F). Winters are cold with snow and freezing overnight temperatures from December through March. Spring is a beautiful season in New England with daytime highs of 12-19°C (54-66°F) and the autumn is famous for its vividly colored leaves. The area has showers throughout the year.

Travel to South Shore Massachusetts

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in South Shore Massachusetts is Boston Logan (BOS) Airport which is just four miles east of the city centre. Boston Airport offers nonstop flights to 72 domestic and 30 international destinations making it very easy to reach. There are various transportation options from the airport including the Silver Line subway system which connects all five terminals with South station, Courthouse station and the World Trade Center. The Logan Express is a comfortable bus service connecting the airport with Braintree, Framingham, Woburn and Peabody. Alternatively, visitors can hire a car to reach the South Shore Massachusetts region, which is about 13 miles away along route 3, the Pilgrim Highway.

Cancel Clear Filters Apply Filters

Property Type

Popular Searches

Payment Options

Facilities

Managed By

Local Area

Property Details

Cancel Clear Filters Apply Filters
Use filters to narrow your search results!
  • Showing 1-50 of 300+
Additional service fee may apply.
    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (8 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #3719834
    8
    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5.0/5
      (42 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Cottage #512709vb
      42
      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
        avg/night
        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 8
        House #4173232
        1
        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.6/5
          (32 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #592845vb
          32
          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5.0/5
            (26 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 4 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            House #3747643
            26
            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (6 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 8
              House #3952137
              6
              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (45 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 4 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 10
                House #3546208
                45
                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                  avg/night
                  • 5 BR
                  • 7 BA
                  • Sleeps 20
                  Estate #491873vb
                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                    avg/night
                    • 5 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 7
                    House #848639vb
                    3
                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (30 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #154425vb
                      30
                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 3 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 6
                        House #820133vb
                        2
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (25 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 11
                          House #727302vb
                          25
                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (10 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 10 BR
                            • 8 BA
                            • Sleeps 20
                            House #676449vb
                            10
                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              House #4139293
                              6
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (25 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #513385vb
                                25
                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (33 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  House #3493337
                                  33
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    House #854226vb
                                    2
                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                      (5 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #818725vb
                                      5
                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                        (19 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 7
                                        House #744210vb
                                        19
                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (6 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Bungalow #835544vb
                                          6
                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (16 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            House #3723311
                                            16
                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #862380vb
                                              1
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (23 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 15
                                                House #3926396
                                                23
                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                  (18 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 15
                                                  House #507931vb
                                                  18
                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (19 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                    Cottage #679986vb
                                                    19
                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                      (15 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      House #3712687
                                                      15
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                        House #716099vb
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          House #4086022
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            House #577054vb
                                                            4
                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                              (14 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              House #173626
                                                              14
                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (25 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                House #352631vb
                                                                25
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #981408
                                                                  32
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Cottage #599615vb
                                                                    4
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      House #814363vb
                                                                      2
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        House #583358vb
                                                                        11
                                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          Cottage #3997773
                                                                          2
                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (12 reviews)
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            House #682801vb
                                                                            12
                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (26 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Apartment #3696452
                                                                              26
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                House #730313vb
                                                                                7
                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (7 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  House #3507441
                                                                                  7
                                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                    House #312076vb
                                                                                    5
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      House #713194vb
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        House #3995044
                                                                                        11
                                                                                          • 6 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          House #769389vb
                                                                                          4
                                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (22 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #7098865
                                                                                            22
                                                                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                              (6 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              House #3997321
                                                                                              6
                                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                (13 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 11
                                                                                                House #4144584
                                                                                                13
                                                                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (28 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Apartment #244004
                                                                                                  28
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #4137884
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      House #4216189
                                                                                                      11
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A gem!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a fabulous stay in Kingston. The apartment was spacious, spotless and so comfortable with everything you could possibly need for your self catering stay. Very close to Plymouth and the train station to Boston. Joanne and Steve were perfect hosts and delightful to chat with. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this apartment.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016