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  • Wellfleet Harbor
    Wellfleet Harbor

    Wellfleet Harbor

    Take a walk at the marina and watch shellfishermen

    Fishing trips and sailing expeditions start at the marina.  There’s a great walkway where visitors can see shellfishermen at work at low tide.  Benches invite the visitor to sit a while and enjoy the view.

  • Perfect Beaches
    Perfect Beaches

    Perfect Beaches

    Explore miles of deserted beach

    Wellfleet is famous for magnificent beaches, towering sand dunes, and breathtaking nature walks. With four beaches on the ocean, and three on the bay, visitors have ample opportunity to enjoy the sun and surf.

  • Restaurants


    Enjoy Wellfleet oysters and local seafood

    Wellfleet offers many great restaurants in summer, including the world famous PB Boulangerie Bistro.  On Saturday evenings, stroll through the village for art gallery openings. On Wednesdays, join the town folk on the pier for an old-fashioned square dance. At low tide, shell fishermen dig for oysters and clams on the flats.  Oysters are on the menu in all the local restaurants.

  • Wellfleet Ponds
    Wellfleet Ponds

    Wellfleet Ponds

    Discover Wellfleet's unique kettle ponds

    Nestled in the woods, Chez Sven is within walking distance of Dyer Pond, described by the NY Times as the Cape’s “most beautiful, most hidden, most serene.”  Wellfleet has thirteen ponds, a swimmer’s delight.  Learn about how they were created by glaciers at the Seashore HQ in Eastham.

  • Entertainment in Wellfleet
    Entertainment in Wellfleet

    Entertainment in Wellfleet

    See a play at WHAT or Harbor Stage

    Spend a few hours at the Flea Market, held in the parking lot of one of the last real drive-in movie theaters in America. The drive-in presents double-features all summer. Attend lectures and book readings at Wellfleet's five-star public library. Enjoy concerts at Preservation Hall, the Congregational Church, or Payomet. Attend a play at Harbor Stage or WHAT, two venues for top-notch theater.

  • Outdoor fun
    Outdoor fun

    Outdoor Fun

    Explore the Cape Cod National Seashore or the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (MA Audubon)

    No tour of Wellfleet would be complete without mention of the MA Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, with its well-maintained paths and eco-birdwatching center.  Go for a kayak tour on the marsh or a seal cruise in the harbor.  Hiking, biking, and paragliding are fun activities year-round in the National Seashore. 


Green Room

“Thank you for a great stay.  The Green Room was pure delight, and Chez Sven has been nothing but a joy – and great breakfast, great rooms.  Thanks!”  Andrew & Sam, Hartford, CT and New York, NY.

“Thank you for another amazing visit.  We love returning to this special place, to enjoy Cape Cod fun and to see you!”  Sue & Doug, West Hartford, CT

“Thanks for your hospitality and sharing your home with us.  We will miss our historical chats with Sven.  See you again soon.”  Lisa & Doc, Weare, NH

“We had three wonderful days “Chez Sven.”  Wir haben cap cod und die warm-herzige atmosphere hier bei Sandy und Sven.   Genossen.  Lovely!  Thanks, tak un lieven dank.”  Matihas & Ulrike, Berlin, Germany

“What an idyllic July Fourth getaway!  We loved staying yin your beautiful home and the walks through the woods to nearby ponds.  Thanks for everything.”  Genevieve & Dan, Brooklyn, NY

“This is a special place.  I am so happy that we found you.  We will come back. “  Vicki & Frank Solomon, Cambridge, NY

“Such a peaceful place!  And a healing retreat from my busy world.  Thanks so much for your hospitality.” Ruth, Staten Island, NY

“We have had four lovely days here.  Thank you for your graciousness.”  Paula & Michael, Towson, MD

“Thank you for such a great stay and all your tips.  We had a wonderful time whale watching and loved walking to and swimming in the ponds.”  Sophia & Tom, London, England


Liberty Coin Suite

“We had a wonderful time at your beautiful B&B.  Breakfast was wonderful and the girls loved all the extra attention, hammock, and garden.”  Julia, Cyrille, Gaelle & Noellie (Luxembourg)

“We were so excited to find such a special place in Wellfleet.  It truly felt like staying at a friends’ home.  Thanks so much for your warmth and good conversation.”  Joan & Sameh, New Rochelle, NY

“Thank you for the wonderful week.  What a perfect place to hide away and write poetry!  Waking up to the smell of French toast was an extra special treat, too.”  Emily, San Francisco, CA

“Thank you so much for hosting us during this amazing week.  You’ve made this experience a once-in-a-lifetime week.”  Tania, Ann Arbor, MI

“Chez Sven was the perfect oasis after our many miles of biking.  We enjoyed the company during breakfast and the delicious scones.  It’s refreshing to stay in a place so conscious about health and the environment.”  Meredith, Aaron, Harriet & Ari, Somerville, MA

“Vielen dank fur das tolle Fruihstuck und fur die gastfreundscfaft.” Mara, Andre und Stefanie, Luxembourg

“Thank you for a lovely time.  What a pretty garden and great house!” Alison, Great Barrington, MA

“Great place.  Great discussions over breakfast.”  Jim, London, England


Seagull Cottage

“Thank you for your hospitality.  Seagull Cottage and the garden are delightful.  The perfect place to stay in Wellfleet!”  Clare & Justin, New York, NY

“Thank you for a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage.  This was a wonderful introduction to Wellfleet.  We enjoyed the Blossoms show and hiking and biking around pond and bay.  We’ll be back!”  Ken & Harriet, Barrington, RI

Customer Testimonials

  • Annie

    Thank you for letting us stay in pretty Seagull Cottage. What a restful place! The children loved splashing in the ponds, particularly Dyer Pond. The beaches were amazing. We return to London refreshed and ready to face the world again.

    Annie & Steve, London, England

  • Meredith

    Chez Sven was the perfect oasis after our many miles of biking. We enjoyed the company during breakfast and the delicious scones. It’s refreshing to stay in a place so conscious about health and the environment.

    Meredith, Aaron, Harriet & Ari, Somerville, MA

  • Tomas

    How can you ever find words to describe what this week has meant to our bodies, souls and brains? We so enjoyed the long walks along the sea and the talks with our wonderful hosts!

    Tomas & Gunilla, Lulea, Sweden

  • Joy

    Thank you for a wonderful experience. Our first time at the Cape could not have been more pleasant. Your home is so lovely and comfortable. Our talks over breakfast (deliciously and thoughtfully prepared) were great.

    Joy & Earle, NY, NY

  • Susan

    This was a wonderful place to spend our first September visit to Wellfleet. You were terrific hosts and we loved being surrounded by flowers, quiet, and the warm September sun.

    Susan & Norm, Montclair, NJ

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