Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Martha's Vineyard, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Martha's Vineyard. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Seaside charm in Martha’s Vineyard vacation home rentals

Martha’s Vineyard is a charming, beautiful location with diverse activities for families, couples, and solo travelers. With its stunning natural landscape dotted with traditional New England cottages, lighthouses, and beaches, combined with quaint towns and seaside attractions, Martha’s Vineyard has a little something for everyone. Vacation home rentals can be found throughout the region, ensuring you’re within reach of your top destinations.

History

Experience history in Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard has an array of interesting historic sites and heritage museums that celebrate its rich history, many of which are found near vacation rentals. The Edgartown Harbor Light, a historic lighthouse with sweeping views of the water, and the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, a location with exhibits on island history and culture, are excellent sites for history buffs. The Cottage Museum, a quaint, 19th-century house with period furnishings and historic artifacts, and the Old Whaling Church, a handsome church that was built during the height of the 19th-century whaling boom that defined the seafaring culture in Martha’s Vineyard, are two additional highlights for history and culture.

Things to do

Fun and adventure surrounds Martha’s Vineyard vacation homes

From historic landmarks to beautiful parks, Martha’s Vineyard has endless opportunities for indoor and outdoor fun. Vacation homes can be found near Flying Horses, a landmark antique carousel from Coney Island, New York, and Gay Head Lighthouse, a quaint beacon from 1799 that offers guided tours. Cuttyhunk Island is a popular spot for sailing, fishing, and boating, and Katama, a residential beach with many seaside amenities, are also popular points of interest. The Mytoi Japanese Garden, a tranquil preserve with water features, Japanese architecture, and seasonal flowers, is great for nature lovers.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Martha's Vineyard

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Martha's Vineyard has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Island Cove Adventures (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Farm Neck Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Get outdoors in Martha’s Vineyard

Outdoor adventure is a must in Martha’s Vineyard. Miles of trails, beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs, and nature preserves provide the perfect backdrop for all types of outdoor activities in all seasons. Kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, swimming, hiking, and lighthouse tours offering stunning vistas are all popular activities for outdoor enthusiasts. If thrills are more your style, waterskiing, stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, kitesurfing, air and personal watercraft tours, and paragliding give you an adrenaline rush and unique perspectives on the island landscape. Golfing, canoeing, biking, horseback riding, and eco tours are also popular ways to explore the diverse environment outside of your summer rental.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Martha's Vineyard

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Martha's Vineyard

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Martha's Vineyard is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Manuel F Correlus State Forest (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Long Point Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gus Ben David's World of Reptiles and Birds Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Polly Hill Arboretum (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
Beaches

Pristine beaches in Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard has miles of beautiful coastline with sandy beaches and shallow water that’s perfect for swimming and watersports. Vacation rentals are available near Joseph Sylvia State Beach, a pristine strand that was the filming location for the movie “Jaws,” and Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, a beach reserve with red cedars, sand trails, and an abundance of wildlife. Wasque Point, a nature reserve on Chappaquiddick Island with a beach and shallow surf, is a great spot for families, and the Menemsha Public Beach, a quaint beach with stunning sunset views and a picturesque rocky shoreline, is ideal for seaside relaxation.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Martha's Vineyard

Fly into Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), the closest airport, located 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Getting around

Transportation in Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard can only be reached by ferry or air, but once on the island, there are numerous transportation options to get to local attractions and vacation homes. Two bus lines, several train lines, car services, and ferries service the island, and you can walk, bike, or rent a car to get around at your own pace.

How many vacation rentals are available around Martha's Vineyard, US?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 859 vacation rentals around Martha's Vineyard. From 765 house rentals to 63 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.