Where to stay around Block Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 85 holiday lettings near Block Island. From 51 houses to 17 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: 98 holiday homes
  • Bonnet Shores: 112 holiday homes
  • Eastward Look: 211 holiday homes
  • Point Judith: 195 holiday homes
  • Wakefield: 18 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: 1,043 holiday lettings
  • Rodman's Hollow: 1,001 holiday lettings
  • Clay Head Preserve: 1,006 holiday lettings
  • North Lighthouse: 1,111 holiday lettings
  • Crescent Beach: 998 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 51 houses in Block Island. Our other popular types of Block Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 8 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.

    Sightseeing in and around Block Island

    Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Block Island a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Frosty Drew Observatory (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
    • Atlantic Beach Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
    • Water Wizz of Westerly (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
    • Point Judith Country Club (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
    • The Flying Horse Carousel (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
    • Adventureland (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Block Island

    Travellers enjoy Block Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Block Island is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Great Salt Pond (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Crescent Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Coast Guard Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Mansion Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Nathan Mott Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Nichols Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)