Best beach hotels in Massachusetts (Chatham, Provincetown, Dennis Port, Beverly, Brewster, etc.)

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Beach Vacations in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has beaches on the fresh water lakes in the western mountains. There are also the salty flats of Cape Cod Bay, the towering bluffs of Martha’s Vineyard and other saltwater beaches. Accommodations for families, singles and romantic couples are easy to find for a beach vacation.

If you’d like to go to a Massachusetts beach and are wondering where a great place to stay would be, you ought to consider the following hotels. They were the Massachusetts Beach Award Winners in the 2021 Best Loved Hotels by These beach hotels had a lot of great reviews and received the highest guest ratings. And you can use to find the best price for your stay.


Beverly is a resort city on Massachusetts’ North Shore. Lynch Park Beach is a beautiful popular beach. Beverly has numerous historic sites and landmarks, including Hospital Point Light Station.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • The Wylie Inn & Conference Center at Endicott College


Brewster is one of Cape Cod’s most picturesque towns. Its saltwater beaches are on Cape Cod Bay. At low tide, you can walk out a mile on the Brewster Flats. It’s known for its great seafood restaurants.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • The Mansion at Ocean Edge


Chatham is on the “elbow” of Cape Cod and is surrounded by water on three sides. Lighthouse Beach is one of its most beaches and is near the landmark 19th century Chatham Lighthouse.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • The Hawthorne
  • Chatham Baron Inn
  • Chatham Tides

Dennis Port

Dennis Port on Cape Cod has beautiful beaches with warmer water. Visitors come here to go swimming, sunbathing, fishing, whale watching, surfing, boating and more. Sea Street Beach is very popular and is a great place for watching stunning sunsets.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Edgewater Beach Resort, a VRI resort
  • Kingfisher Oceanside
  • Bluegreen Vacations The Soundings, Ascend Resort Hotel


Falmouth beaches are among the best in the Upper Cape Cod area. The Bay and Sound waters are much warmer than the Atlantic Ocean. Old Silver Beach is the most popular beach. Chapoquoit Beach is a favorite of the locals.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Inn Season Resorts Surfside
  • Inn On The Sound


Harwich on Cape Cod is a popular vacation spot. It is located near the Cape Cod National Seashore. Its beaches are on the Nantucket Sound side of Cape Cod. Harwich is best known for being the port from which the Mayflower captain departed in 1620.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

Wequassett Resort & Golf Club
The Commodore Inn


Hull is a series of islands connected by sandbars which forms Nantasket Peninsula. Nantaset Beach has over 5 miles of beautiful white sandy beach. It has some of the best restaurants on the South Shore.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Nantasket Beach Resort


Mashpee is located on Upper Cape Cod. The South Cape own Beach is quite popular. South Cape Beach State Park also has a beach. The Raw Barn in Mashpee is famous for its gigantic lobster rolls.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

The Club at New Seabury


Truro has a number of great beaches. Ballston Beach, Coast Guard Beach and Head of the Meadow Beach are great for surfing. Corn Hill Beach has warmer water and calm surf which makes it great for swimming.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Top Mast Resort
  • Sandbars Inn
  • Blue Sea Motor Inn


A seaside town, Provincetown is at the northern tip of Cape Cod. It is the site of the Mayflower Landing in 1620. That is commemorated by the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum. It has some of Cape Cod’s best beaches. Race Point Beach and Herring Cove Beach are very popular.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Breakwater Hotel
  • Anchor Inn Beach House
  • Surfside Hotel & Suites
  • The Masthead Resort
  • The Provincetown Inn


Yarmouth is the second oldest town on Cape Cod. See a 19th century windmill, Gray’s Beach boardwalk, museums, historic sea captains’ houses and more. Seagull Beach is the largest and most heavily visited beach.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Ocean Club on Smuggler’s Beach
  • Blue Rock Resort
  • Red Jacket Beach Resort
  • Blue Water Resort
  • Riviera Beach Resort
  • Ocean Mist Beach Hotel & Suites
  • Green Harbor Resort
  • Bayview Resort Hotel