Where to stay around Edgartown?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,268 holiday lettings near Edgartown. From 1,004 houses to 125 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 Edgartown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Edgartown?

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 Edgartown:

  • Katama: 250 holiday homes
  • Woods Hole: 51 holiday homes
  • Mews Village: 75 holiday homes
  • West Yarmouth: 341 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 119 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 Edgartown?

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

  • Martha's Vineyard Museum: 2,128 holiday lettings
  • Vincent House Museum: 2,135 holiday lettings
  • Manuel F Correlus State Forest: 2,059 holiday lettings
  • Wasque Beach: 2,322 holiday lettings
  • Chappaquidick Dike Bridge: 2,277 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Edgartown 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 Edgartown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,004 houses in Edgartown. Our other popular types of Edgartown holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 20 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 Edgartown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 167 holiday homes with pool available in Edgartown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Edgartown, Massachusetts your home away from home

    The exclusive island of Martha’s Vineyard is located around 8 miles off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Established in 1642 as Great Harbour, Edgartown holds the honour of being the oldest English settlement on Martha’s Vineyard and is the county seat. The charming white-painted captain’s houses and beautiful New England style churches were built at the height of the whaling era. To the south of the town the area around South Beach is known as Katama, pronounced locally as Kah-TAY-mah. There is a good choice of holiday rentals in Edgartown from which to enjoy this lovely island. Edgartown also includes Chappaquiddick island. The town has a lighthouse and several local shops and restaurants.

    Things to do in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard


    The beaches close to your Edgartown holiday rental are one of the main draws to this lovely island. South Beach is a large public beach which has some of the best surf on the island. Alternatively, enjoy a stroll along the water’s edge and relax in the sunshine. Cycling

    A great way to get around the island and enjoy some fresh air is by bicycle. Most roads have a dedicated cycle track and the island has several bicycle rental companies. Your Edgartown holiday home rental is within a few miles easy riding of several beaches as well as downtown Edgartown.

    Charter Fishing

    Once the home of the whaling industry, boat trips now take visitors after smaller catches which are nonetheless an exciting day out on the water.

    Places to visit near Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard


    This small town is at the westernmost point of Martha’s Vineyard and is famous for its brightly colored Gay Head Cliffs. The historic Gay Head Lighthouse sits at the top of the cliffs. Aquinnah is the home to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, the only federally recognized Native American tribe.

    Edgartown Lighthouse

    Located in the harbour area, close to your Edgartown rental accommodation, you can now climb to the top of this landmark for great sea and harbour views.

    Vincent House

    Vincent House is the oldest residence on Martha’s Vineyard. Built in 1672, the house is furnished with period antiques and accurately represents island life over the last four centuries. The small museum is open from May 1st until Columbus Day and guided tours are available which include Vincent House, the Old Whaling Church and the Dr Daniel Fisher House, all in Edgartown.

    Weather in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard

    Edgartown is generally regarded as a summer vacation resort when temperatures reach a pleasant 26°C (78°F). From November to March temperatures regularly drop below freezing overnight. Martha’s Vineyard has moderate rainfall throughout the year.

    Travel to Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard

    The nearest airport to your self catering holiday rental in Edgartown, MA is the Logan International airport just outside Boston. It is 72 miles (113km) from Edgartown. There is a small regional airport on Martha’s Vineyard which has flights to Boston, Providence and New Bedford airports.

    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.

    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)