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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in South Yarmouth, MA your home away from home

South Yarmouth is a charming small town which is a true architectural gem. Historic homes, small businesses on Old Main Street and even a restored windmill make this a very pleasant place to enjoy a holiday in Cape Cod.

Things to Do in South Yarmouth, MA

South Yarmouth is best explored on two-wheels and the Cape Cod Rail Trail offers 25 miles of traffic-free paths for enjoying the salty sea air and exercise. Nestled on the shores of the Bass River the slower pace of life and pretty sights make South Yarmouth ideal for strolling along the beach, cycling, boating and kayaking. Hikers will enjoy the trails along the 27,000 acre Cape Cod National Seashore. There are several challenging golf courses in the area and local restaurants offer excellent lobster dinners in a friendly atmosphere. The long sandy beaches and rolling dunes are ideal for sandcastle-building, beachcombing or relaxing with a good book and catching the rays. Whale watching trips can be booked during the summer months along with fishing and boat trips to neighbouring islands.

Places to Visit Around South Yarmouth, MA

Visitors staying in South Yarmouth beach cottages will have no problem finding many delightful places to visit. The Heritage Museum and Gardens features antique cars and nostalgic Americana. The NOAA Aquarium and the Oceanographic Institution aim to educate on the mysteries of marine life in the area while the John F. Kennedy Memorial and Museum at Hyannis offer another slice of American history. A day trip on the MV Island Queen to Martha’s Vineyard is a pleasant way to spend the day or visit the beautiful beaches around Dennis which is a pretty fishing and boating community with plenty of watersports on offer.

Weather in South Yarmouth, MA

Beach homes in South Yarmouth 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. Spring and autumn are pleasantly warm but from December to March temperatures can be below freezing at night, averaging -3°C (26°F) in January. The Cape Cod area has rain showers all year round which are heavier in winter and may fall as snow in the colder months.

Travel to South Yarmouth, MA

The nearest international airport for visitors staying in South Yarmouth is Boston’s Logan International (BOS) Airport. This busy airport is 77 miles northwest of Cape Cod and the best way to reach South Yarmouth from the airport is by driving along the US-6 and MA-3, a journey of about 80 minutes. Alternatively, connecting flights can be made to New Bedford Regional (EWB) Airport which has domestic flights from other airport hubs and is considerably closer to Cape Cod.

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                                                                                                      Fantastic, spacious, perfectly well situated, with all the facilities we needed.

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                                                                                                      We came from England for 10 days in August. Myself,my husband and our 11 and 13 year old. We loved the house, it was just what we wished for. Very clean and well maintained. It had all the facilities needed, the kitchen had all the utensils required for our stay. Having a dishwasher a large fridge with a freezer and washing machine and tumble dryer were perfect. We spent many evenings on the deck eating our Bbq in the sunshine. The location was perfect, very central for touring, nothing was too far away. We are now saving for next year!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Large Cape House, Beautiful View, Great Location

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                                                                                                      Plenty of room in this house for a larger group. 3 bedrooms upstairs and 2 downstairs. One full bathroom upstairs and one downstairs. Huge dining room with a large table and two living rooms, each with a flat panel TV. The air hockey/pool table was fun too. As the previous reviewer wrote, my favorite part of the house is the HUGE deck, with tons of patio furniture, large gas grill, and beautiful view of the marsh and pond area. We also had fun playing horse shoes in the back yard. Another great thing about this house is the location. Hyannis is minutes away, and Route 28 is very close. Tons of restaurants and shops very close to the house. We especially appreciated that, since we stayed the last weekend in September. Things start to close for the season then, on other parts of the Cape. I understand the beach is real close too, but we did not get a chance to go to the beach, since it was the last weekend in September. We did enjoy golfing and fishing while we were there though. Both were close to the house.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2009