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Recent South of Boston reviews

  • A Lovely Ocean Stay

    "We had a wonderful time at your beach house in Hull, MA! The house is beautifully set up and your management team, Matt and Eric were very helpful with the information they provided us about the house and surroundings. All the details that make a stay problem-free have been carefully addressed. Matt was very available for any questions and he and Eric were especially considerate with the storm over the weekend, removing the porch furniture all in good time before the high winds. We loved being at your house for the storm, watching the ocean while we were warm and comfortable inside. It was quite spectacular! On the sunny days, being able to simply go across the street and take walks on the beach was great. My daughter-in-law found it very easy in your house with her 7 month old as did we one day while caring for her. The layout makes it very easy to have private space but also accommodating for a group to get together to visit. I can see that in the summer it would be a wonderful place to stay for an extended family who would like time at the beach and also want to be near to Boston. Thank you very much for all the thought given to making your beach house so comfortable. We had a really lovely visit with East Coast family and we all hope to be back again another time. Best wishes from all of us, Anne and Paul Roberts La Jolla, California"
    Guest: Anne Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 13, 2014
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  • Quiet and Relaxing

    "We (group of 7 adults) arrived for a wedding in October and stayed the weekend. It was exactly what we were looking for. There was plenty of space, quiet, clean, things to do while we were there (fishing, air hockey, radio). Also a huge screened in front porch that we ate breakfast on both days. Stephanie is very accommodating and willing to help with anything the guests need. We asked for suggestions on taxis to get to Plymouth and she gave us a couple of companies! Great place to stay."
    Guest: Jim Shorts Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
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  • Beautiful Home, Great Location

    "This was my second year renting this house. Everything was so clean, comfortable beds and great sheets! The house gets sun most of the day and the breeze from the pond makes it very nice for dining outside. Very quiet and relaxing!"
    Guest: Patty Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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  • Beautiful Cottage: Minutes away from the beach.

    "Large spacious cottage. Clean and comfortable. Two minute walk from the beach. Friendly and informative owners. Great kitchen and dinning area for large group of people. Excellent facilities including a Ping pong table! There is a liquor store and a few shops within walking distance. Lovely quiet area. I would recommend this property to everyone and would love to stay again."
    Guest: Breen Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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South of Boston Travel Tips

Staying in South Shore Massachusetts Vacation Rentals

The area known as South of Boston is situated between Boston and Cape Cod. Known for its beautiful beaches and historic sites, it is a delightful place to spend a vacation in spring, summer or fall.

You can easily combine cultural visits around historic Plymouth with time at the beach. A vacation here means you can be as active or lazy as you please. Getting around and exploring the area is best done by car but vacation homes are available within walking or cycling distance of some of the beaches, shops and restaurants in this delightful area.

Whether you want to stay at a beach house or in a historic home, there is a South of Boston vacation home which is perfect for you. Flexibility is the main reason visitors choose to stay in a vacation home. Economy is another great reason to rent a cottage or vacation apartment in the area as it is much cheaper and more spacious than a hotel room. Comfortable living space and a well-equipped kitchen are all good reasons to choose a vacation rental when planning your visit to Massachusetts.

Things to do Around South of Boston Vacation Houses

The beach communities offer plenty of leisurely local activities for all ages and interests. Go shelling on the beach at Swansea, pick up fresh lobsters for dinner from Lee’s Wharf, go antique hunting, or enjoy walking and driving through the beautiful countryside. Whether you enjoy walking, boating, museums, hiking, dining out or shopping, this area has a little of everything.

Visitors to the area can stroll around the architecture of Harvard University, the oldest college in the U.S.A. or visit a theme park. Shopping in this area is excellent as there is no sales tax on certain items making them great bargains.

Getting to Massachusetts South Shore Cottages

The nearest airport to your South of Boston vacation home will be Logan International Airport in Boston. It is just seven miles from Hull, Massachusetts and has regular national and international flights daily.

Places to Visit Around Your South of Boston Vacation Rental

You could be forgiven for thinking you were in England when you look at the neighborhoods in Massachusetts. Swansea, Hull and Plymouth all take their names directly from the roots of the first settlers in the area and have a charming history to match.

Swansea is a delightful beach community with many quaint shops and independent businesses. Head for the Westport River Winery to take a tour of the vineyard and sample their wines.

The city of Boston is just 60 miles away and makes for a great day out. Follow the Freedom Trail, a line of red bricks which guides visitors around the main city sights. You can also cruise the Charles River or take a guided walking tour of the historic buildings.

New Bedford is a national park with a beautiful waterfront area, a whaling museum and plenty of boats trips and ferries to Martha’s Vineyard.

Historic Plymouth has Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the Puritan colonists; the replica of their ship, the Mayflower; and a model village of life for the early settlers, known as Plymouth Plantation.

The Weather South Shore, Massachusetts

One word can sum up the climate South of Boston--unpredictable. Boston has gorgeous sunny days and it has plenty of snow but the temperature can swing from one to the other in a matter of days so be prepared when you pack. Generally summers are hot and dry with temperatures around 82 F (28 C). Winters can be bitterly cold and snowy, with up to 42 inches of snow annually. Late spring is beautiful and the fall is known for its stunning New England foliage.

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