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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in West Tisbury, Massachusetts your home away from home

The quiet island life offered by West Tisbury holiday rentals is the perfect antidote to stressful city life. This scenic town on Martha's Vineyard enjoys a gentle pace of life, with everything neatly in its place, exactly as it should be. Popular with artists, the small town has just 1700 residents with small local shops, restaurants, coffee shops and a library, the centre of the community.

Things to Do in West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard

West Tisbury holiday rentals require you first and foremost to relax and smell the roses. This small community is perfect for strolling around to see the toy birds left on the grave of poet Nancy Luce, who loved chickens. Enjoy the local flora and fauna in the area or head down to the seashore for bracing walks, sunbathing and shell seeking. Walk the trails at Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary or cycle between the villages, greeting friendly locals along the way. Lambert's Cove with the freshwater Uncle Seth's Pond is a good beach for families and was once the local port. Visit the twice-weekly farmers’ market and join in the annual Agricultural fair in the summer, known for its gastronomic delights. In August attend the huge book sale at the library, and in winter go skating on Parsonage Pond.

Places to Visit Around West Tisbury, Massachusetts

Highlights to visit from your West Tisbury holiday home are the Christiantown Memorial and the site of a Wampanoag Indian burial ground where the dead were buried sitting up. The Mayhew Chapel, named after Thomas Mayhew, the island's first white settler is also worth a visit. Long Point Wildlife Refuge is a 633 acre nature reserve for birdspotting and it has a scenic trail to the beach. Polly Hill Arboretum, the work of one local lady, offers informative guided tours.

Weather in West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard

Visitors staying in West Tisbury holiday rentals on Martha's Vineyard will find the area has four distinct seasons. Summers are cooler than on the mainland and days are generally sunny with unpredictable showers and fog at times. It is mild and comfortable in spring and autumn, with occasional snow lingering in the winter until early April.

Travel to West Tisbury, Massachusetts

Martha's Vineyard has its own airport at West Tisbury with connections from Boston Logan (BOS) International Airport as well as from Providence, Nantucket and Bedford local airports. The island can also be reached by one of the passenger ferries that sail from Woods Hole, Falmouth, Hyannis, New Bedford and the neighbouring island of Nantucket. Woods Hole is the only ferry service carrying both cars and passengers and it runs year-round, unlike the other services. The journey is 45 minutes from Woods Hole, an hour from New Bedford and 2 hours 15 minutes from Nantucket. A high speed catamaran service also runs from Quonset Point, Rhode Island to Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard.

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                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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