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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Plum Island property reviews

  • Perfect Vacation Property

    "For the past 4 years my family and I have been renting homes on Plum Island for our summer vacation. Each year we try to find the best property to accomodate our 'wish list'. We finally found it! This home is comfortable, kid-friendly and has beautiful views. The roof deck is amazing. We had 6 adults and 2 children (ages 5 & 8). There was plenty of room (and privacy when needed) for everyone.The kitchen is large and open with plenty of seating for family gatherings around the table. There is plenty of parking and it really is just a short walk to the beach. We had no issues and loved it so much, we booked again for next year!"
    Guest: Betsey Z Date of Stay: August 2012 Review Submitted: November 5, 2012
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  • Plum Island Charm

    "While I rented Morning Glory, 8-13 through 8-20-2011, sight unseen I was NOT disappointed. The cottage was decorated within the beach decor and fully stocked.....even had a crock pot and cappuccino maker. The beach house was roomy, and fit the description perfectly......all that was needed for a great vacation. The pictures of the cottage and features listed on the web site are exact. The beach is just over the dunes and was very quite and relaxing.....more seagulls than people. I wanted to write this because the last review I read was from 2008. Rent and Enjoy!"
    Guest: Rita-Ann Date of Stay: August 2011 Review Submitted: August 25, 2011
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  • Great location and property

    "We could not have had a better time at this house. It was perfectly clean and welcoming when we arrived, and it was steps to the beach (both ocean and marsh side). The AC worked great and came in handy since it was so hot and muggy. Everything was provided for us and our dog felt right at home too. We didn't have to worry about him tearing anything apart! We loved how the porch was sunlit and surrounded by windows. The owner was always available throughout the booking process and was very friendly. We'd go back in a heartbeat."
    Guest: Bulldog Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 8, 2014
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  • Just what we needed!

    "We just spent a rest filled weekend at this lovely home. Two busy Mom's took time out to refill our cups. We walked on the beach, napped in the most comfy beds with lovely linens and found fabulous places to dine with out having to leave Plum Island. When we did leave the Island there were endless things to do in Newburyport. Many shops to poke through and more great restaurants. This home is very clean and has everything you could need for a beach vacation."
    Guest: Heather B. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 15, 2014
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Plum Island Travel Tips

Discover a New World in Plum Island Vacation Rentals

Located off the northeast coast of Massachusetts, Plum Island is the perfect vacation destination for anyone interested in walking the same land and seeing the same sights as our country's earliest explorers and settlers. Captain John Smith noted it on his map of New England, and it was officially named in 1649. And as any visitor to the island will see, the land was aptly named. Margaret Smith wrote in her journal in about 1678: "Leaving on our right hand Plum Island (so-called on account of the rare Plums which doe grow upon it), we struck into the open Sea . . ." Those plums still grow on the island, which means Plum Island vacation rentals sit among hundreds of plum bushes that just might be ripe for harvesting, depending on the time of year you visit. They're said to make fantastic jellies and jams.

Everyone Wants a Piece of Plum Island

The 11-mile island north of Cape Ann is divided among the towns of Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, and Ipswich. Most of the southern part of Plum Island is devoted to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for more than 300 species of resident and migratory birds as well as a wide array of mammals, insects, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The refuge offers a variety of educational and recreational activities, such as surf fishing, wildlife photography, nature tours, and hunting opportunities.

Plum Island Accommodations Are Diverse and Plentiful

While the southern part of Plum Island is home to an endless array of wildlife, the northern chunk of the island is largely residential. Plum Island beach homes come in all shapes and sizes, from tiny cottages to large oceanfront abodes. If you're looking for North Boston lodging, Plum Island is a place you're sure to find your dream getaway.

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