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Sharing a Vacation Rental with Friends


I remember it well. A Christmas get-together with friends, a considerable amount of mulled wine, lots of fun, and lo and behold, a plan to vacation with them next summer. In the enthusiasm of the moment we all got excited about the idea and talked into the early hours about ...

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Live Like a Local in a Surf Shack by the Sea


Have you ever fantasized about getting away from it all by spending the summer in a sun-bleached surf shack located a stone’s throw from the water?  Um, all the time, right? The simple life sounds great, but you still want creature comforts? Oh yes. If this is your dream, then ...

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Eastham Four Points Sheraton Hotel

The indoor pool is surprisingly large for a hotel of this size. There also is an outdoor pool on the property.

Eastham has only one full-service hotel. Fortunately it happens to be a Four Points by Sheraton with clean, spacious rooms, plenty of amenities included, and a likable, hardworking staff. The town has no waterfront hotels or motels (you’ll need to rent a house if you want walk-to-water convenience) but the ...

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Top Eastham Vacation Rental Resources

To find a great vacation rental you can do the legwork yourself or work with an agency.

Cape Cod vacation rentals (and Eastham vacation rentals) have been growing exponentially in popularity ever since travelers began to realize that they could enjoy a getaway in a house with personality, a real kitchen, multiple bedrooms, sometimes multiple bathrooms, and full facilities–possibly right on the beach– rather than endure a ...

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How to Find a Perfect Vacation Rental


Trying to find a vacation rental that is perfect for you and your family requires a commitment of time and energy, but your payoff will be great vacation memories. Do your homework and you’re almost guaranteed to find a perfect place that will provide a great return on your investment ...

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Rent a Cottage by Cape Cod Bay

This pristine rental cottage is a one-minute walk to a bay beach.

Set just 75 steps from a staircase leading down to Campground Beach in Eastham, this cottage is perfect for couples or small families. It recently was renovated to include a spacious deck,  outdoor shower with changing room, all-new bathroom with shower, and enlarged bedrooms that can accommodate four people. the landscaping ...

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A Walk-to-Water Vacation Rental

This recently-renovated Eastham vacation rental is just a few steps from Cook's Brook Beach.

This North Eastham cottage recently was acquired by new owners who renovated it with creative flair to make it a great vacation retreat for up to six people. It’s a quick walk to Cook’s Brook Beach which is wide and flat, making it a perfect location for people with physical ...

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Avoiding Vacation Rental Scams

Finding a perfect vacation rental requires some legwork, but the payoff will be great vacation memories.

Consumer-advocate journalists have thoroughly covered vacation rental scams in their columns for many years, but this bears repeating: There are people who want to take your money and give you nothing in return but a big headache and a heap of heartbreak. You’re unlikely to fall victim to them if ...

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