Destination guide

The charming area of St. James awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of St. James with a stay in a holiday home rental. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in St. James

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes St. James a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Bay Shore Mini Golf (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of St. James

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St. James is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avalon Park and Preserve (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • West Meadow Beach Historic District (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Caleb Smith State Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Sunken Meadow State Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Blydenburgh County Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around St. James

The nearest airport is in Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is St. James Station.

Where to stay around St. James?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings near St. James. From 21 Houses to 7 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near St. James for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to St. James?

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

  • St. James Station: 549 holiday lettings
  • Gateway Shopping Center: 264 holiday lettings
  • YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts: 457 holiday lettings
  • East Northport Station: 479 holiday lettings
  • Penfield Beach: 282 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around St. James 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 St. James?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in St. James. Our other popular types of St. James holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 10 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in St. James?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in St. James. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.