James Stephen Resort Village is centrally located to all of the area's most popular attractions. Enjoy a variety of sports, history, and entertainment in one of the country's favorite vacation destinations. Near the resort, you'll find a wide variety of historic sites, cultural attractions, antique shops, and unique boutiques. If you like this area you may enjoy Cape Winds Resort or Courtyard Resort. Between April and October, whale watching is a popular attraction. Amenities include in unit kitchens, laundry facilities, playground, pool, and hot tub.
There are 100 miles of splendid public beaches in Barnstable, in which Hyannis is the largest of seven villages. On the quiet north side is Sandy Neck, an eight mile long barrier beach with dunes, beach grasses and marshlands alongside Cape Cod Bay; to the south are the warm waters of Nantucket Sound and popular Craigville Beach; Kalmus Beach, where windsurfing is available; Orrin Keyes or Sea Street Beach and sheltered Veterans Beach welcome residents and tourists alike.In addition to the beaches, fishing and kite flying, the Hyannis area has playgrounds, miniature golf courses, bike paths, tennis & racquetball clubs, golf courses, and windsurfing beaches