From both of our European Shelter Island Vacation home you can walk to the famous Itzhak Perlman Music Program or to the gorgeous Sunset Beach for the beat of today's Music, Celebrity watching, Yacht gazing and of course swimming, skiing, boating and picnicking.
For Independence day, July 4th Sunset Beach features fabulous Fireworks display. Enjoy quiet roads for biking and roller blading, gentle coves for kayaking and canoeing... It doesn't get any better!
Shelter Island is just a few minutes ferry ride from both the Hamptons night life and North Fork Wineries and fantastic Restaurants, including Zagats rated and one of Conde Naste Hot List restaurants, the Frisky Oyster. On Shelter Island enjoy the awesome food of Vine Street Cafe.
Shelter Island is considered the jewel of the Hamptons. Lulled by the tides of its Peconic, Gardener's and Shelter Island Bays, this 8,000-acre paradise offers pristine beaches, breathtaking water views, historic homes and gourmet restaurants in a truly unique setting. Peaceful quiet streets, inlets and creeks , bays for kayaking, canoeing and Mashomack Park covering a full 25% of the Island with miles of trails and nature programs for both children and adults.
Thinking of bringing your boat to use while at our Hamptons Shelter Island Vacation Rental? Across the street from the house or cottage vacation rental is a boat launch. Have a sail boat?
You can sail it to West Neck Harbor and anchor in West Neck Bay. Shelter Island Town Hall, permits boat anchoring the Bay, Harbor, and off the Sunset Beach area. Contact them for exact the rules and regulations regarding visiting boats and anchoring.
More than one-third of the island has been set aside as the Nature Conservancy's Mashomack Nature Preserve, which makes a great destination for hiking and witnessing the island as it originally was nearly 400 years ago.
From both Hamptons Shelter Island Vacation Home rentals is a short ferry ride to the South Fork and Sag Harbor with its restaurants, movie theater and shops. The North ferry takes you to The North Fork and Greenport with its ships, shops, wineries, restaurants and surrounding vineyards. Great place to stay for wedding parties for Shelter Island Weddings, Shelter Island Parties. Hamptons and & Family reunions on the East end, North Fork weddings, South Fork LI NY.