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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Shelter Island Heights?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 316 holiday rentals around Shelter Island Heights. From 259 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shelter Island Heights?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shelter Island Heights:

  • Saybrook Manor: 42 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 416 holiday homes
  • East Hampton North: 382 holiday homes
  • Village of East Hampton: 718 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 70 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shelter Island Heights?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Shelter Island Heights. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ocean Road Beach: 3,392 holiday rentals
  • Richard Douglass House: 686 holiday rentals
  • Amelia Cottage Museum: 3,269 holiday rentals
  • LongHouse Reserve: 3,454 holiday rentals
  • Wolffer Estates Vineyard: 3,493 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shelter Island Heights listed on Stayz 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 Shelter Island Heights?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 259 Houses in Shelter Island Heights. Our other popular types of Shelter Island Heights holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 25 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 25 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shelter Island Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 96 holiday homes with pool available in Shelter Island Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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