Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Orleans, 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 air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $196 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Orleans. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Orleans: A great American beach town

Home to ocean breezes and good vibrations, Orleans is the heart of Cape Cod. Popularly known as one of the great American beach towns, it’s top of the list for any vacationer looking to soak up some sun. Orleans vacation rentals range from idyllic secluded lake houses to waterfront beach houses on Pleasant Bay, an area of incredible natural beauty with a name that’s surely the understatement of the year. So, whether you’re looking for walking trails or a wealth of culture, dip your toes in the Atlantic for an unforgettable vacation.

Things to do

Seal the deal with an Orleans boat tour

You’re sure to squeal with delight on a Blue Claw Boat Tour, which offers a very special Cape Cod Seal Watch Adventure Cruise, bringing you up close and personal with the area’s most majestic creatures, as well as providing stunning views of the Cape’s small islands and lighthouses birds. Prefer to stay on terra firma? The Hog Island Beer Company is a Cape Cod institution: a local brewery and tasting bar with live entertainment, it’s named after the isle where Captain Kidd is said to have buried his treasure.


Surfin’ USA on Nauset Beach, Orleans

Pleasant Bay may be beach central, but that doesn’t mean lazing around is on the cards! Lace up your hiking boots and check out the picturesque Kent’s Point Conservation Area—especially recommended for your four-legged friends—or hop on a bike and head down the Cape Cod Rail Trail, a 22-mile former railroad that runs from Dennis to Wellfleet. For natural thrillseekers, surf’s up on Nauset Beach, a 10-mile stretch of sandy Atlantic shore with a section reserved for surfers, whilst warmer waters can be found at Skaket Beach on the Cape Cod Bay.


The only Orleans for your spring break

Don’t be fooled into thinking that Cape Cod is just for the summer: although most opt for July/August stays, the spring is also a wonderful time for a getaway, with pleasantly mild temperatures and the added attraction of the Botanical Walk at the Bank Street Bog Nature Preserve down in Harwich. Why not choose one of the many Orleans vacation rentals featuring cozy family spaces as well as decks and gardens for the warmer periods? Fall remains mild well into October, long after the mainland starts feeling the chill—something well worth bearing in mind when you plan your trip.

Natural features

Natural wonders on land and sea in Orleans

Where else but Cape Cod can you find a bay—rich with flora and brimming with a whole host of fish, charming seals and marine birds, not to mention the majestic humpback whales that migrate there to feed—just a stone’s throw from an impressive 1,900-acre nature reserve, the Nickerson State Park? Orleans vacation rentals put you in the heart of Cape Cod’s nature and wildlife, where you can swim with the fishes in the tranquility of freshwater Pilgrim Lake or simply sit on the dock of Pleasant Bay and contemplate the boundless beauty of the ocean.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Orleans

Fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), the closest airport, located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 24.6 mi (39.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Orleans, MA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,625 vacation rentals around Orleans. From 2,069 house rentals to 296 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Orleans?

There's nothing quite like the feeling of sand between your toes and the smell of salt in the air. It's time to rally your squad for some serious beach action. Vrbo has 1,133 beachside vacation homes. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has oodles more options, including:

  • 705 beach vacation rentals.
  • 447 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 336 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Orleans?

Say goodbye to uninspiring chain-hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 1,856 options currently on Vrbo. Prices begin at $95 per night. If that doesn't match your group's style, we have a range of different property types to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 224 vacation homes. Prices start from $97 per night.
  • Condo: 94 vacation homes. Prices start from $85 per night.
  • Apartment: 64 vacation homes. Prices start from $90 per night.

Can I stay in Orleans in a large group?

Whether you're going on a special trip with the extended family or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always stacks of fun hanging out under the same roof! And the best news is that Vrbo has places that'll suit. At the moment, house vacation homes are all the rage for big groups of travelers here, and you'll find 507 featured on our database. In the area, rental properties that can house larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 1,334 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Stay a night from just $103.
  • Need a rental property for 8 guests? We have 1,124 that will suit. You can book one for as little as $143 a night.
  • Searching for vacation rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be thrilled to know we have 532 that'll be perfect. You can book one from just $216 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring your uncle, your cousins and all your friends to Orleans.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Orleans?

Cut down on those steep accommodation expenses by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll discover plenty of fabulous rentals and save loads! When it comes to getting your hands on an amazing deal, the first place you look ought to be West Dennis. Here, Vrbo has 332 rentals at an average price of $260 per night. Another 231 Vrbo rentals are available in or around West Harwich. With an average price of $268 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth telling your friends about.