Find the best place to stay — Block Island

Where to stay around Block Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 124 holiday lettings near Block Island. From 80 houses to 23 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Block Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Block Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Block Island:

  • Breakwater Village: 101 holiday homes
  • Bonnet Shores: 116 holiday homes
  • Eastward Look: 218 holiday homes
  • Point Judith: 201 holiday homes
  • Wakefield: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Block Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Block Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lewis-Dickens Farm: 1,085 holiday lettings
  • Rodman's Hollow: 1,041 holiday lettings
  • Clay Head Preserve: 1,042 holiday lettings
  • Crescent Beach: 1,024 holiday lettings
  • North Lighthouse: 1,150 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Block Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Block Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 80 houses in Block Island. Our other popular types of Block Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Block Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Block Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Block Island, USA your home away from home

    Holidaymakers who want to experience the relaxation of a beachside vacation, enjoy a beautiful sunset as they watch the Atlantic Ocean roll in wave after wave should have Block Island high on their to-do list. This locale is an islet off the state of Rhode Island, USA separated from the mainland by a 10 mile-wide strait called Block Island Sound. Apart from plenteous activities and sites to see, visitors can look forward to a wide selection of accommodation options including charming cottages, rental homes, farmhouses and beach houses.

    Things to do on holiday to Block Island, USA

    Many a couple have chosen this beautiful isle as their wedding venue and honeymoon destination and it’s not difficult to see why with its 17 miles of soft sands and cliffs that border the turquoise blue waters. It’s hard to imagine a place where one can get better wedding photos. And most everything needed for wedding ceremonies is available right there from photographers to music to catering. But even those without romantic designs can visit Block Island simply to unwind beside the gentle ocean and soak up some sun as they read their favourite book. Still in the spirit of R&R, visitors can rent bicycles or mopeds and cycle along the roads and paths that are along the beach. Those who prefer strolling in order to better savour the breathtaking views are of course welcome to do so. For a bit of fun visitors can do some shell fishing. However, they must be sure to obtain a license from the harbourmaster.

    While some of the beaches here are not ideal for swimming due to boat traffic and strong rip currents, there are other things visitors can do there such as fishing. At the Ballard’s Beach holidaymakers can entertain themselves with a game of beach volleyball and at the Black Rock Beach, those into surfing will find some juicy waves for their boards.

    Places to visit on holiday to Block Island, USA

    Visitors fantasizing about the kinds of sunsets seen on postcards need to make their way to the northernmost point of the island where the North Lighthouse stands. While in this part of Block Island they will see the Settler’s Rock, a monument celebrating the time when the first settlers docked there.

    Weather at Block Island, USA

    Being an island means that Block Island has oceanic climate occasioned by the Atlantic which differs from the climate on the mainland. This means, for instance, during summer it is considerably cooler on Block Island than the rest of Rhode Island. Temperatures in those hotter months usually don’t exceed 25°C and between November and March they can drop a few degrees below freezing. Rainfall can be expected mostly during the winter months with March being the wettest.

    Travel to Block Island, USA

    Visitors flying into Block Island can make Block Island Airport their destination. It provides the essential taxi and car rental services that tourists require to get to their accommodation and to make their way around the island.

    Attractions in and around Block Island

    First time in Block Island and looking for places to see? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Montauk Point Lighthouse, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Theatre by the Sea or The Contemporary Theater Company. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Crescent Beach and Coast Guard Beach or experience the natural beauty of Great Salt Pond and Nathan Mott Park. Activities around the area include Block Island Ferry, Point Judith Country Club and Whaler's Brewing Company. Discover Mansion Beach, Nichols Park or Ballard's Beach while exploring the city during your stay. Other places to visit in town include Clay Head Preserve, Block Island National Wildlife Refuge and Dories Cove Beach.