Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Little Compton, RI 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 kitchens. Prices start at $213 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Little Compton. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

A slice of New England

Perched on the tip of Rhode Island, Little Compton embodies quaint New England charm. The close-knit community is brimming with character, from its wood-framed houses to its white-steepled churches. Little Compton vacation rentals give you a chance to live and breathe the town's history, with a beautiful line-up of cozy clapboard cottages and 18th-century stone farm houses to choose from. As well as letting you dive into the New England narrative, Little Compton is a fantastic place to enjoy a coastal escape.

Things to do

Discover the Mayflower story in Little Compton

Built in the 17th century, Wilbor House was home to one of America's most prominent New England settlers. Today you can admire period furnishings in the carriage house, wander around the barn, and get a feel for what life was like in early America. If you're enjoying the history theme, Old Commons Burial Ground is the final resting place of local heroine Elizabeth Pabodie, the first Mayflower settler born in New England. The quaint United Congregational Church watches over the graveyard and has been welcoming worshipers for more than 300 years.

Activities

Beachcombing in Little Compton

From relaxing walks to leisurely bike rides, exploring the village is all part of the fun. After working up an appetite why not stop by a local cafe for New England classics like corned beef, stuffed clams and savory Johnnycakes? While most of Little Compton's coastline is privately owned, Goosewing Beach is an exception to the rule. This rocky stretch of sand is a great place to swim, sunbathe, or beachcomb. Of course, if you want exclusive access to the water, you can always rent Little Compton vacation rentals that back right onto the Rhode Island coast.

Weather

Cozy up for a Rhode Island winter

Summer is the most popular season in Rhode Island, with crowds peaking from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Locals will testify that late spring is the best time to visit, when the weather is warm and the atmosphere is laid-back. Every fall Providence hosts its legendary WaterFire arts festival which draws nearly 1 million visitors. Even in winter it's easy to fall under Little Compton's spell. Whether you want to sip wine by the fireplace, gaze out at the stormy sea, or rug up for a windswept beach walk, Little Compton vacation rentals are the perfect way to enjoy a winter retreat in Rhode Island.

Natural features

Birdwatching around Little Compton

Rhode Island is a haven for water birds that flock to its forested wetlands, swamps, fields, and meadows. Dundery Brook Trail is a great place to experience the Rhode Island ecosystem, with a family-friendly boardwalk trail that winds its way through the nature reserve. Head down to the ocean and you could spot the endangered piping plover and the rare least tern. If you want to know more about these rare birds why not sign up for a seasonal nature walk with a local ranger?

How to get there

How to get to and around Little Compton

The nearest airport is in Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 13.8 mi (22.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Little Compton, RI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 830 vacation rentals around Little Compton. From 418 house rentals to 89 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Little Compton?

If you're a sucker for seaside horizons and the sound of waves, you're in luck! There are 269 beachside vacation homes to choose from. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo is brimming with other options to look through, including:

  • 167 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 151 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 129 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Little Compton?

Our house vacation rentals are real properties for real travelers. Offering plenty of space and privacy, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 383 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices start at $80 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other property types, such as:

  • Condo: 97 vacation homes. Prices start from $75 per night.
  • Apartment: 96 vacation homes. Prices start from $63 per night.
  • Cottage: 82 vacation homes. Prices start from $82 per night.

Can I stay in Little Compton in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than exploring somewhere new with extended family and friends. And the great news is Vrbo has options to suit big groups. Why not browse through the 84 house vacation homes available here? They're the top choice for large groups of visitors. If you're traveling in a big group, the rental options that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 446 vacation homes just right for that size. Stay a night from just $75.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 262 vacation homes that are suitable. You can book one for as little as $189 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We've got 154 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $90 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you organize your Little Compton getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Little Compton?

Vrbo is here to help you come together with your squad. Offering plenty of value-for-money rentals, you're sure to find an incredible hideout to suit everyone's tastes. Melville has bargain written all over it. And with 9 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $144 a night, it's not difficult to see why. You'll find another 9 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Wickford. The average price in this area is $244 per night.

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