Guide to the Best Cape Cod family Resort

By | November 16, 2016
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You can find a great Cape Cod family resort in virtually every town on the Cape. In order to determine which is the best, we first need to establish some criteria for defining a family resort.

Being that we are a family of five, the research for this web page was a blast!…

Yes, we stayed at each of these resorts, and we rated them on a number of different criteria.

All of which are listed below.Cape Cod Family Resort

  • Private Beach
  • Swimming Pools
  • Childrens Activities
  • Centrally Located
  • Multiple Dining Options
  • Suites or Villas Available
  • Extraordinary Service
  • Most Importantly, Attention To Detail

After careful consideration our choice for the Best Cape Cod Family Resort is

Ocean Edge Resort

Ocean Edge Private Beach

Originally built in 1890, the historic Nickerson Mansion and Carriage House overlooking Cape Cod Bay is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is the centerpiece of Ocean Edge Resort and Club.

Located in picturesque Brewster, a quintessential New England town, Ocean Edge spans 400 acres and boasts Cape Cod’s only Nicklaus Design championship golf course, private beach, pools, tennis courts, fitness center, play and basketball courts, bike rentals and direct access to the Cape Cod Bike and Rail Trail.

A perfect family resort.

This Cape Cod Family Resort Features:
  • 335 guest rooms, many with views of Cape Cod Bay
  • 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Villas, with views of the Bay or golf course
  • 18-hole Nicklaus Design championship golf course
  • 11 outdoor tennis courts
  • Private beach
  • Four distinct restaurants and grilles
  • Four outdoor pools and two indoor pools
  • Direct access to Cape Cod Bike Trail
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Saunas and hot tubs

More Cape Cod Family Resorts

Chatham Bars Inn

Best Cape Cod Family Resort

Chatham Bars Inn has been a premiere Cape Cod family resort since 1914, delighting generations of families, couples, and vacationers seeking a luxury resort experience with the quaint charm and ambiance that is as old as Cape Cod itself.

Chatham Bars Inn has been named one of the top resorts in the world by Travel and Leisure Magazine, and the best hotel on Cape Cod by Boston Magazine.

Built in 1914 by a wealthy Boston family, this remarkable New England resort, built on 25 acres atop a bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, recalls those days of grandeur that are long gone from other Cape Cod vacation destinations.

From the spacious veranda of the Main Inn, guests take in picture-postcard views of Pleasant Bay and the open ocean, or settle into an Adirondack chair on their cottage’s private lawn or balcony and savor the ocean view from this peaceful place by the shore.

A Four Diamond Award winner, Chatham Bars Inn has been the destination of choice for generations of guests who return year after year to experience the ultimate Cape Cod family resort.


Sea Crest Resort

Sea Crest Beach hotel

Sea Crest is a premier family resort with every amenity and opportunity to indulge in your favorite activity from tennis to swimming to dining.

In a setting facing West, open to sea breezes and flooded with sunshine that deepens and glows into a fiery skyscape as the sun sinks below the horizon at night, you’ll step into the special ambiance of Sea Crest life.

This Cape Cod Family Resort Features:
  • 700 foot Private White Sand Beach
  • Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools
  • Rent a Water craft
  • Learn to Windsurf
  • Kid’s Day Camp

Lighthouse Inn

Lighthouse Inn Cape Cod

Situated on nine secluded oceanfront acres, the Lighthouse Inn offers a private sandy beach, heated pool, tennis, children’s activity program and a full service restaurant with panoramic ocean views.

Accommodations are provided in Cape-style guest houses and one-,two- and three- bedroom cottages.

All have private bath, refrigerator and air conditioning.

Most have gorgeous ocean views and wood burning fireplaces.

A perfect Cape Cod family Resort!


If you are looking for the best places to stay on Cape Cod with kids, you have come to the right place.

These resorts are awesome!

They also offer cottages, condos and villas…

Making them the best places to rent on Cape Cod with kids as well!


Votes From Our Readers for the Best Cape Cod Family Resort!

  • Kelly – NY – All Seasons in S. Yarmoth (currently the Clarion ) We have stayed here for many, many years and would never stay anywhere else. It has a beautiful indoor and an outdoor pool (that you can’t see from the road and located perfectly in the middle of the cape!
  • Colleen – MA – Bayside Resort Hotel

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