Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Shelter Island Heights

Come and experience Shelter Island Heights and its opera, entertainment and theatre scene. This city's island views, camping and beaches draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Shelter Island Heights

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Shelter Island Heights a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shelter Island Country Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Gardiner's Bay Country Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Shelter Island Tennis Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Kontokosta Winery (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Island's End Golf and Country Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • The Old Field Vineyards (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Shelter Island Heights

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shelter Island Heights

Travellers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Shelter Island Heights has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shelter Island Heights is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunset Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Crescent Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Menhadden Lane Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Mashomack Preserve (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Wades Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Shell Beach (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shelter Island Heights

The nearest airport is in East Hampton, NY (HTO), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 20.5 mi (32.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shelter Island Heights?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 259 holiday lettings around Shelter Island Heights. From 221 houses to 17 cabins, 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.

Can I rent a water-view property in Shelter Island Heights?

Everyone need to escape sometimes. When the hustle and bustle of life starts to take a toll, wash off that stress and spend some time by the water. HomeAway has 65 waterfront holiday rentals in this destination. Open to other ideas? HomeAway is brimming with other options to browse through, including:

  • 55 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 50 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 47 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Shelter Island Heights?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your upcoming trip, renting a house is a terrific idea. You and your group will have ample space for all sorts of getaway activities. There are 213 options available on HomeAway. Prices start from £100 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Cottage: 22 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £177 per night.
  • Apartment: 11 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £156 per night.
  • Farmhouse: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £148 per night.

Can I stay in Shelter Island Heights in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and family can be tons of fun, particularly when you're sleeping under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help. Why not browse through the 70 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the leading choice for large groups of travellers. In and around the area, the rental properties that can house bigger groups include:

  • On the hunt for places that can hold 8 holiday makers? We have 152 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £178 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your family, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 138 holiday rentals perfect. The starting price is £115 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 66 accommodation for rent that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £207 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousin and all your friends to Shelter Island Heights.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Shelter Island Heights?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with your nearest and dearest. Providing heaps of budget-friendly holiday rentals, you're sure to find a special place to suit everyone. Old Saybrook Centre is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 29 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £208 a night, it isn't hard to see why. You'll find another 53 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Westbrook Centre. The average price here is £235 per night.

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