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There is no better getaway in New England than Cape Cod if you want to experience some fun, beachy vibes. This part of Massachusetts is right on the water and has a culture all of its own.
While you can opt to take the route of staying in hotels or bed and breakfasts in Cape Cod, the best way to truly experience this area is by staying at an Airbnb. Not only will you have a whole apartment or house to yourself, but you’ll also have the freedom to save yourself money by cooking your own meals, and you’ll have a lot more space than you would in a hotel room.
To save you the time, here’s a list of the ten best Cape Cod Airbnb properties!
First up is one of the most unique places to stay in Cape Cod… a boat! What better way to wake up every day in Cape Cod than to a sunrise right on the ocean?
While you may think that most boats are tiny, this boat fits a lot in its small space. Inside, you’ll find a queen bedroom, a loft, and a deck. Plus, there’s a dining room table and chairs so you can eat your meals after you cook in the boat’s kitchen. There’s even a coffee maker and grill!
The boat is right in Provincetown Harbor near Flyer’s Boat Yard. Within a short 15-minute walk, you can get to all of the best spots in downtown Provincetown, including the best restaurants. (Read 20 Best Things to Do in Provincetown here).
Next up is a very quintessential New England accommodation: a beautiful barn for five. Inside, there’s one bedroom, a bathroom, a vast living area, a beautiful kitchen, and a dining area. There’s also a porch out back so you can enjoy your meals with a view.
The interior has a very vintage and rustic vibe. The furniture is all old-school, and there is exposed wood everywhere. The most beautiful part of the barn is the kitchen, which is entirely pastel blue!
It’s located in Chatham and is only a short walk away from the water.
This huge luxury beach house for seven is located in Truro. Inside, there are three bedrooms, a full kitchen with waterfront views, a living area, a beautiful bathroom with a washer and dryer, and, of course, a patio.
If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway for your whole family, this is the perfect accommodation. There’s even a grill so you can cook up some tasty BBQ for everyone to enjoy!
This accommodation is truly a hidden gem and is also dog-friendly. There is so much natural light, which only adds to the Airbnb’s overall aura.
Next up is another unique place to stay: Wings Neck Lighthouse. This accommodation is excellent for up to eight guests, and while it may not look like a lot of space from the outside, there are three bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, a kitchen, a living area, and of course, breathtaking views everywhere you look.
The lighthouse used to be used by the US Coast Guard and can now be climbed by guests who stay at the Airbnb. It’s incredibly historical, but the owners have kept up with renovations, so everything is still in excellent working condition.
This gem of an accommodation is the perfect place to stay if you’re traveling with a large family and want to have incredibly unique views of the sunrise and sunset.
Next up is a waterfront home for seven that’s run by a superhost in Yarmouth Port. Plus, it’s pet friendly, so if you’re traveling with your favorite furry friend, you’re in luck!
Inside, there’s a beautiful loft bedroom, high vaulted ceilings, a full kitchen, and a living space. There’s even a fun little sunroom that’s perfect for early morning sunrises! Don’t forget about the private patio, either, with outdoor furniture.
This waterfront house is located right on Follins Bay and is a residential and quiet area. The host recommends you bring your own car or rent one because of its location.
This tiny house in Dennis Port is the perfect weekend getaway accommodation for two! It’s located near the beach and is only a half-mile away from Dennisport.
Inside, you can find a cute living space, a charming kitchen, a washer and dryer, and a bedroom, of course. While the accommodation itself may be tiny, the bright colors and windows make the space feel very open and welcoming.
The host absolutely loves the area where the home is, so if you have any questions about some fun things to do, just ask!
This modern waterfront getaway is located in Chatham and is run by a successful superhost! It’s perfect for up to nine guests and is a huge, luxurious home.
The home is not short of amenities. Inside, find an open living area, desk, washer and dryer, huge dining room table, full kitchen, private jacuzzi, and three bedrooms. The house is also located on a decent amount of waterfront property with outdoor furniture so you can relax and take in the breathtaking view.
The open floor plan makes the home feel even larger. For a fun night, be sure to utilize the fire pit!
Next up is a modern home for six located in Mashpee. It’s hosted by Evolve Vacation Rental, a luxury rental company in the United States.
The inside of the home is breathtaking. There’s an open living area, a full kitchen, high ceilings, three bedrooms, and even a fun room filled with an air hockey table. Oh, and did I mention there’s also a huge outdoor private pool, fire pit, and patio with outdoor furniture?
Since it’s located in the heart of Mashpee, it’s not that far to get to the water for a beach day either.
This South Yarmouth guest suite for two is an excellent studio. The space is incredibly unique, bright, and colorful. It has a lot of character for a tiny accommodation!
The guest suite boasts a kitchenette, Captain’s bed, Keurig, BBQ grill, sofa, and more. There’s even a private patio so that you can sip your morning cup of joe while watching the sunrise every morning.
It’s located on one acre of property, so there’s lots of land to go out and explore. There’s even a Koi pond, and the hosts set up corn hole and golf in the summer so you can join in on some fun competition!
Last but not least on this list of the best Cape Code Airbnbs is another unique accommodation. You can stay in an Airstream suite!
The camper is suited for up to three guests at a time and is located in Falmouth. The location is only a 1.5-hour drive away from Boston, so you can even fly right into Boston Logan Airport if you’re not from the area.
The interior of the Airstream is very modern and minimalistic. It’s not what you’d think the inside of an Airstream looks like! There’s a kitchenette, bathroom, patio, sitting area, and a bed with lots of bright windows.
Truly, there are so many unique and beautiful accommodations in Cape Cod, so you can’t go wrong. Just make sure you book well in advance, and you’ll have the best trip ever!
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Krystianna is a recent college grad who is the founder of Volumes & Voyages, a blog devoted to books and travel. After studying abroad in Dublin for a semester, she got bit by the travel bug and has been chasing her wanderlust ever since.