: First Encounter Beach
The Cranberry Cottages property has 14 individually owned rental cottages scattered among 5 acres of pine, locust, oak and rhododendron. The owners are committed to preserving the look and feel of the traditional Cape Cod cottage: Cedar shake exterior and knotty pine interior, furnished for comfort and relaxation. Relax inside on a comfortable beds, sofa and recliner, or outside on a hammock, chairs or picnic table.
Other Activities: Eastham is midway between Hyannis and Provincetown, and is a central location for all Cape Cod outdoor pursuits: fishing, swimming, surfing, beachcombing, biking, golf, birdwatching, autumn leaves and more. Explore saltwater and freshwater marshes and kettle ponds by kayak or canoe. Swim and fish from beaches and sandbars of the National Seashore and Cape Cod Bay, a stretch of coastline known by birders for its variety of shorebirds and waterfowl. The 22-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail links the towns of Harwich, Eastham and Wellfleet for cyclists, rollerbladers and walkers. Entertainment choices are many: community theatre, art galleries and antique shops, drive-in movies, coffeehouses, historic lighthouses and restaurants. Less than 1 mile from the Orleans rotary, and just minutes from the Sheraton Four-Points Conference Center (3 mi.) and Cape Cod Institute (5 mi.)