Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Harwich, MA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $108 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Harwich. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Harwich is ready for fun. Are you?

Whether you book Harwich vacation rentals for a weekend or all summer long, the beautiful seaside will reel you in. From the downtown Main Street shops of Harwich Port, to the quaint Historic District of Harwich Center, there is plenty to see and do here. The handsome harbors offer a whole array of boating opportunities, and the warm waters of Nantucket Sound make for wonderful watersports. Families with children will sure to have fun in Harwich, so be sure to ride the bumper boats or go-karts, and attend a baseball game while you’re here.

Things to do

Harwich: So much more than just beaches

With so much sugar-white sand and shining sun, no wonder people flock to the Cape every summer. But there is more to Harwich than just its beautiful beaches! From Harwich vacation rentals, you can hike or bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail, and don’t forget to check out the Old Colony Rail Trail leading off it. Catch the Harwich Mariners playing a game of baseball in their hometown, or spend time on your swing at the 18-hole Cranberry Valley Golf Course. Head on over to the First Crush Winery to taste Cape Cod wines while watching them being made.

Activities

Harbor huge fun in Harwich

Take advantage of the seaside location of Harwich vacation rentals and spend your days splashing in the waves. Try deep sea fishing, whale watching, or rent a boat and explore. For something more energetic, how about surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, or simply swimming in the warm sea? If you prefer the relaxed lifestyle, just lie on the sand with the latest bestselling novel and catch some rays. To see true Harwich, take a tour of its famous cranberry bogs, and if you’re here in September, don’t miss out on the annual Cranberry Festival!

Weather

Harwich is stunning all year round

Harwich, Massachusetts, receives 46 inches of rain per year, which is just over the national average, but don’t let this put you off! With a yearly average of 201 sunny days and July highs of around 77°F, you’re sure to have your fun in the sun. Winters here are fairly chilly, with January lows of 24°F and an average of 24 inches of snow per year. The vacation season gives Harwich another lease of life, so book Harwich vacation rentals then to see a different side of this Cape Cod town.

Natural features

Harwich: Coastline of the Cape

Harwich is located just west of the southeastern corner of Cape Cod and its popularity is due in part to being close to the Cape Cod National Seashore. This coastal town shares the largest lake on Cape Cod, Long Pond, with the neighboring town of Brewster, and its beaches lie on the Nantucket Sound side of the Cape. To breathe in beautiful floral aromas, the Cape Cod Lavender Farm is sure to delight. With over 14,000 plants surrounded by 60 acres of stunning scenery and woodland walking trails, this place is truly a feast for the senses.

How to get there

How to get to and around Harwich

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), which is 28.7 mi (46.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Harwich?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around Harwich that suits your style. These are some of our favorites:

  • Make use of amenities including a fridge and internet services at "Luxurious Estate Includes - Tennis Court". Located around 18 miles from Harwich, this property has 6 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Oceanfront Contemporary Home - Breathtaking Views". Around 20 miles from the heart of Harwich, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with golf and games.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Harwich vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Harwich?

For a unique kind of vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Harwich. A word of warning though — after you've lived the tiny house life, the temptation to move into one of thes mini digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take time off and experience a simpler way of life at "Marion Village's Very Best Cottage - Tiny Home Living Close To The Town Beach". Located in Marion Center, a nearby beach and a water park are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Stay In A Tiny House 0. 4mi To Beach Village Restaurants Pet Friendly 2 Bikes". Situated in Dennis Port, this little gem comes with a living room and a toaster.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Harwich?

Choose your favorite log cabin from the many in or near Harwich and you'll soon be inside your timber-clad hideaway, tasty tipple in hand, reclining by a glowing fire. But adventure will be right there on your doorstep too. These cabins promise a great mix of comfort and fun:

  • "Spacious Wellfleet Tree Top Log Cabin Great For Families And Reunions": Enjoy a few days relaxing and resting at this superb cabin in the middle of nature. Once you're feeling revitalized, enjoy sailing or golf, which are among the fun activities in this area.
  • "Rustic Cozy Log Cabin": After a busy day of trying out some popular local pastimes, such as sailing and mountain biking, put your feet up at this in-demand getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Harwich?

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then forget about your worries. If you're craving some relaxation and fun, these properties in and around Harwich are the ideal weekend getaway:

  • Located 25 miles to the southwest of the center of Harwich, "Exceptional - Waterfront Home" is popular among nature buffs and adventurous types. Get out and see nearby outdoor attractions, such as Falmouth Beach and Surf Drive Beach. Then, try your hand at activities like mountain biking or tennis.
  • "Panoramic Views Of Snug Harbor In Beautiful West Falmouth" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 30 miles west of Harwich, use it as a base to try some horse riding or snorkeling. Veterans Memorial Park and Ropes Beach also have to be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Harwich?

Studio apartments are difficult to beat when it comes to convenience, character and location. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Harwich and discover the local vibe and energy:

  • Put your bags down and your feet up at "Luxurious Harbor View “eliza” Cottage Next To White Elephant". Amenities including golf and WiFi will make you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Bright, Comfortable 1 - Bedroom", which comes with conveniences including nearby birdwatching activities and heating.

When you're ready to step out of your studio apartment and explore, there's plenty to entertain you around Harwich. Into culture? Visit Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon and Handel and Haydn Society.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Harwich?

Short-term rentals are plentiful in and around Harwich. Kick back for a night or two in a luxury bed & breakfast, a budget apartment or a roomy home. Whatever type of property you're after, you'll have plenty to select from with Vrbo. Here are some of our favorite options:

  • Located close to the heart of Harwich, "Located Steps Away To Main Street And. 7 Miles From Surf Drive Beach" is ideal for a whirlwind getaway. While you're around, don't miss top sights like Walden Pond and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House.
  • "Water View - Walk Town/beach, Pets Considered" is another appealing option. Consider adding Old Manse and Concord Visitors Center to your travel itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Harwich?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Harwich that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some love songs and kick back together at "Luxurious Estate Includes - Tennis Court". Around 18 miles from Harwich, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • Another place where you can spend a few dreamy days together is "Oceanfront Contemporary Home - Breathtaking Views". Located 20 miles from Harwich, winery tours and beauty services add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Harwich?

Nothing screams "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Treat your family to a memorable escape at one of these mansions for rent in and around Harwich:

  • Around 25 miles to the northwest of Harwich is "Mansion With Heated Pool Near Ocean". Along with its striking design, you'll be impressed by its top-notch amenities, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • With a fireplace, a garden and lots of other awesome amenities, "West Yarmouth Waterfront Mansion Right On The Ocean With Million" will get your squad's stamp of approval. This opulent stay is around 11 miles to the southwest of Harwich.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Harwich?

Vacation with others and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed getaway with pals for a family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Harwich:

  • A nice range of amenities including a swimming pool and a firepit make "Luxurious Estate Includes - Tennis Court" a winner. This spacious property has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 people. From Harwich's center, it's around 18 miles away to the west.
  • Nothing takes priority over being with the people you love, and "Panoramic Views Of Snug Harbor In Beautiful West Falmouth" makes it easy to do that. Located around 30 miles to the west of Harwich, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A beach view and a water park are among the numerous amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Harwich?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're getting away with the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Harwich and spend your days splashing around:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "New House, Steps To Beaches, Main St", where your highest priority will be pool time. Amenities such as a kitchen island and childrens activities help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • "Hóll Adventure House - Perfect For Groups" is the kind of place you go to leave it all behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. Beach sun loungers and childrens activities are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Curious what the weather is like in Harwich? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 70 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Harwich vacation rentals.