Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Block Island

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Block Island. This city is well-known for its hiking and sailing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Block Island

Fly into Block Island, RI (BID-Block Island State), the closest airport, located 1.3 mi (2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Block Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 72 holiday lettings around Block Island. From 45 houses to 15 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Top of the Hill: 305 holiday homes
  • The Point: 229 holiday homes
  • Eastward Look: 235 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 235 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 135 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Block Island. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dories Cove Beach: 1,231 holiday lettings
  • Lewis-Dickens Farm: 1,107 holiday lettings
  • Southeast Light House: 981 holiday lettings
  • Rodman's Hollow: 1,056 holiday lettings
  • Sachem Pond: 1,210 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Block Island listed on 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. offers 45 Houses in Block Island. Our other popular types of Block Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows 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 3 holiday homes with pool available in Block Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Block Island

    Top of the Hill
    305 holiday rentals
    The Point
    229 holiday rentals
    Eastward Look
    235 holiday rentals
    Yachting Village
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    Fifth Ward
    135 holiday rentals
    Bonnet Shores
    140 holiday rentals
    Briggs Farm
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    Ocean Drive
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    Breakwater Village
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    Easton's Point
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    Watch Hill Historic District
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    Mackerel Cove
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    27 holiday rentals
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