Surf Drive Beach

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Surf Drive Beach featuring a beach as well as a small group of people

Gorgeous views across Vineyard Sound and close proximity to Falmouth’s town center make this Cape Cod beach both scenic and convenient.

Enjoy a classic Cape Cod day at Surf Drive Beach. Of Falmouth's 10 beaches, this one is closest to the town center. Its convenient location and calm waters makes Surf Drive Beach a favorite spot for vacationers.

Surf Drive Beach stretches for 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) along Vineyard Sound. It is bounded by the oceanfront mansions of Clinton Avenue to the north and Oyster Pond to the south.

Even though it gets crowded during the summer, it is a large beach by Cape Cod standards. You should have no problem finding a spot to spread out your beach blanket and umbrella in the sand.

Everywhere you turn, you are met with gorgeous views. Look across the sound to the quaint island of Martha's Vineyard, which sits just a few miles offshore. If you look south, you can see the iconic Nobska lighthouse standing sentry at the end of the Nobska Point.

Take a relaxing dip in the water or venture farther out to see if you can catch some waves. See if you can catch a striper or a bluefish from the shore. Paddleboarding and kayaking are also favorite pastimes here.

Surf Drive Beach has more amenities than most of Falmouth’s other beaches. Wash off the sand and salt water in its bathroom and showers. Grab a snack or a drink at the concession stand. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer.

If you’re arriving by car, park in the large beachside parking lot. Attendants will collect parking and entry fees. During the summer, the parking lot is open all day but you will get towed if you leave your car there overnight. The lot gates remain open 24 hours a day during the off-season.

You can easily reach Surf Drive Beach from Falmouth’s town center. It’s just a short walk from Walker Street. After a day in the surf and sun, sample the town’s charming shops and delicious restaurants.

Top Hotels Close to Surf Drive Beach

Falmouth Inn
Falmouth Inn
2 out of 5
824 Main Street, Route 28, Falmouth, MA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $99 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
Located in the heart of Falmouth, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Island Queen Ferry, Falmouth Heights Beach, and Menauhant Beach. Surf Drive Beach and College ...
3.8/5 Good! (647 reviews)
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Reviewed on Nov 20, 2021

Falmouth Inn
Inn on the Square
Inn on the Square
3.5 out of 5
40 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA
The price is $102 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
Located in the heart of Falmouth, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Falmouth Museums on the Green and within 3 mi (5 km) of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (981 reviews)
"Cable tv not very good. Bed and pillows could be better."

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2022

Inn on the Square
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
291 Jones Rd, Falmouth, MA
The price is $104 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
Situated by the ocean, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Falmouth Hospital and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Island Queen Ferry. College Light Opera Company and Highfield ...
3.7/5 Good! (547 reviews)
"If I could have had a microwave in my room it would have been perfect. To be fair to the hotel, I didn't ask for one...I thought of it after I left."

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Best Lodging Options Near Surf Drive Beach

Falmouth Inn
Falmouth Inn
2 out of 5
824 Main Street, Route 28, Falmouth, MA
The price is $99 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
Falmouth Inn
Inn on the Square
Inn on the Square
3.5 out of 5
40 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA
The price is $102 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
Inn on the Square
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
291 Jones Rd, Falmouth, MA
The price is $104 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth, an IHG Hotel
Beach Breeze Inn
Beach Breeze Inn
3 out of 5
321 Shore St, Falmouth, MA
The price is $125 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
Beach Breeze Inn
Beachside Village Resort, a VRI resort
Beachside Village Resort, a VRI resort
3 out of 5
45 Surf Drive, Falmouth, MA
Beachside Village Resort, a VRI resort
Quiet duplex by the beach, short walk to Falmouth Village, 2GBps Internet
Quiet duplex by the beach, short walk to Falmouth Village, 2GBps Internet
Falmouth, MA
Quiet duplex by the beach, short walk to Falmouth Village, 2GBps Internet
Quiet duplex by the beach, short walk to Falmouth Village, 2GBps Internet.
Quiet duplex by the beach, short walk to Falmouth Village, 2GBps Internet.
Falmouth, MA
Quiet duplex by the beach, short walk to Falmouth Village, 2GBps Internet.
Beachside Retreat w/ Grill - Near Main Street & 300 Yards to Surf Drive Shore
Beachside Retreat w/ Grill - Near Main Street & 300 Yards to Surf Drive Shore
Falmouth, MA
Beachside Retreat w/ Grill - Near Main Street & 300 Yards to Surf Drive Shore
23 Falmouth - 3 Br Duplex
23 Falmouth - 3 Br Duplex
4 out of 5
23 Thomas Ln, Falmouth, MA
23 Falmouth - 3 Br Duplex
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.