Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Edgartown

The area's wineries and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Edgartown. This scenic city is known for its shopping, island views and local tours. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Edgartown

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Edgartown has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Farm Neck Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Island Cove Adventures (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Edgartown

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Edgartown

Travellers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Edgartown has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Edgartown is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lighthouse Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Bend in the Road Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • South Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Joseph Sylvia State Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mytoi Garden (3 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Edgartown

The nearest airport is in Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 22.5 mi (36.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Edgartown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,023 holiday lettings around Edgartown. From 53 flats & apartments to 75 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Edgartown?

Drinking in crisp ocean air, basking in the abundant sunshine and losing all track of time. Now that's the sort of escape you deserve. HomeAway has 355 beachside holiday rentals for you to pick from. Alternatively, you might be interested in trying another type of holiday setting. HomeAway has a broad range of properties to choose from, including:

  • 138 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 137 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 127 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Edgartown?

You can forget about standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you could ask for! There are 688 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £122 a night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Cottage: 63 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £77 per night.
  • Condo: 31 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £142 per night.
  • Studio: 24 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £115 per night.

Can I stay in Edgartown in a large group?

There's nothing quite like staying somewhere entirely new with close friends and family. The good news is HomeAway has some places to suit big groups. Presently, house holiday rentals are the hottest thing for big groups of travellers here, and we have 214 featured on our database. If you are hoping to stay in a larger group, the rental properties that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 8, we've got 456 rental properties suited to that size. Stay a night for as little as £159.
  • After a holiday property for 6 guests? We have 362 that will suit. You can get one for as little as £150 a night.
  • Hunting down rentals to suit 10 guests? You'll be delighted to discover we have 254 that'll be perfect. You can bag one from just £238 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring along your uncle, your grandpa and all your besties to Edgartown.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Edgartown?

Pint-sized hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Uncover our value-for-money holiday rentals today and ensure everyone has room to spread out. West Yarmouth has bargain written all over it. And with 347 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £223 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Woods Hole is another place to check out. We've got 54 and the average price is around £242 per night.

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