Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Shelter Island Heights

Come and experience Shelter Island Heights and its opera, entertainment and theater scene. This city's island views, camping and beaches draw many visitors. A vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Shelter Island Heights a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shelter Island Heights

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Where to stay near Shelter Island Heights?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 335 house rentals near Shelter Island Heights. From 277 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shelter Island Heights is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shelter Island Heights:

  • Amagansett Dunes: 87 vacation rentals
  • Niantic: 411 vacation rentals
  • Westbrook Center: 63 vacation rentals
  • Madison Center: 37 vacation rentals
  • Coecles Harbor: 20 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Shelter Island Heights?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Shelter Island Heights. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • East Hampton Main Beach: 3,450 home rentals
  • Lenz Winery: 3,592 home rentals
  • Cooper's Beach: 3,471 home rentals
  • Amagansett Beach: 2,758 home rentals
  • Wolffer Estates Vineyard: 3,495 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shelter Island Heights listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shelter Island Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 277 Houses in Shelter Island Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shelter Island Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 26 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 26 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shelter Island Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 104 vacation homes with pool available in Shelter Island Heights.

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