Winnetu Oceanside Resort
About the home
Winnetu Oceanside Resort is located at spectacular South Beach in Edgartown on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. Martha’s Vineyard is the ideal family destination – 6 diverse towns, beautiful beaches, fishing and world-class bicycle paths. There’s something for everyone to do.
Our one-bedroom West Chop suite offers one king bed, a queen sleep sofa and fold-away child's youth bed. It sleeps comfortably 2 adults and 3 children. Studios, additional one-bedroom suites, two-to-four bedroom suites and private cottages are also available for rental.
Guests can enjoy our private path to the beach and dine at our casual, ocean-view Lure Grill, which features quality comfort food, wood-grilled specialties and a kids menu. We offer a complimentary Children’s Day Program, shuttle service to Main Street in Edgartown, heated pools, tennis club with pro, fitness facility, yoga and fitness classes, antique fire truck rides, a putting green and outdoor life-size chess. Also available: massages, Children’s Evening Program, bike rentals, Island Adventure Trips, a sunset water taxi cruise, clambakes, and more.
Winnetu Oceanside Resort was voted "One of the 10 Best Family Beach Resorts in the USA and Caribbean" by Parent's Magazine.
Open from late April through late October.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||South Beach, 230m|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
|Access:||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Gym, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed Property, Sea view|
|Pools:||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Childrens pool|
|General:||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax, Pool / Snooker table, Table tennis|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Shared tennis court on site, Swing set|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Secure parking|
Further details indoors:
Our West Chop suite has one bedroom with a king bed. The bedroom is semi-private. There is no door between the sleeping and living areas The kitchenette and bath create a natural division.
The suite also features one full bath, one half-bath, a living/dining area with a queen sleep sofa and fold-away child's youth bed. Its kitchenette with coffeemaker, toaster, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, dishes, cups, kitchen utensils, and pots and pans is ideal for families. There is a dinette table with 4 chairs, a large deck or patio with deck table and chairs, books and magazines, cable TV, DVD player, CD player, telephone, books and magazines and high-speed Internet service. Plush robes, hairdryer, bath products, beach towels, and iron with ironing board are all included. Daily maid service is also included daily.
Further details outdoors:
Built in 2000, the Winnetu Oceanside Resort is set upon 11 acres of rolling lawns with a pond, gazebo, lighthouse and beautiful gardens. It is the only resort property located at South Beach, and its shingle-style architecture is reminiscent of the turn of the 20th century. The Winnetu Hotel has three levels with an annex andprivate cottages. In addition, in June 2012, new 1-bedroom garden cottages (sleeping up to 6 people) and 2-bedroom garden cottages (sleeping up to 8 people) will be available.
Complimentary activities include private path to South Beach, two heated outdoor pools, private tennis club with pro, putting green, outdoor ping pong and life-size chess, basketball, volleyball, pirate's play ship for kids, Children's Day Program, yoga and fitness classes, and bike path to nearby Edgartown.
One-night to one-week rentals (or more) are available, depending upon the season. A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking for all reservations made before May 1, 2012. For reservations made after May 1, 2012, full payment is due upon booking. Payments accepted are check/money order, MasterCard, Visa or American Express.
Cancellation policies vary by season. See our website for more details.
Bookings are accepted for the period from late April through late October. Nightly minimum requirements vary, depending upon the dates desired.
The New England / Massachusetts region
The Cape Cod Region is the most popular, warm water, beach destination in the Northeastern United States. Classically beautiful, this authentic New England region has many of the best restaurants, shopping and sightseeing opportunities. Golfing, deep sea fishing, water sports, bicycling, antiquing and great beaches are just some of the things to do.
The Martha's Vineyard area
Martha's Vineyard is the largest Island in New England, located seven miles from the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, “The Vineyard” – as locals call the Island – is authentic New England at its best. The Island’s beauty and cultural offerings make it a popular destination for visitors from all over the world; for celebrities who come here to enjoy the peace and privacy the Island provides; and for the many families who have made the Vineyard their summer home for many generations. Easily accessible, most visitors come by ferry, or by air.
There are six towns on the Island of Martha's Vineyard; three up-island towns, Aquinnah (formerly known as Gay Head), Chilmark, and West Tisbury; and three down-island towns, Vineyard Haven (also known as Tisbury) Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. The terms "up-island" and "down-island" are nautical terms referring to longitude on the map.
Edgartown, home of the Winnetu Oceanside Resort; is stately, staid, classic, and beautiful. It is the location of many whaling-era Greek Revival homes, which have been carefully maintained and are lived in to this day. Edgartown has Interesting boutiques, movie theatres, and cultural activities, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, Edgartown Lighthouse, a classic library, and many restaurants. The town is a picture-book setting – with its active harbor, bustling waterfront and magnificent Katama Bay. The two-minute crossing to Chappaquiddick – via the two-car capacity ferry and the mainland passenger ferry to Falmouth – leaves from here. Main Street in Edgartown is an easy three-mile (flat) bike ride from the Winnetu Oceanside Resort along the bike path.
Oak Bluffs is eclectic, vibrant, diverse and fun. Home of the famous Flying Horses Carousel, the oldest continuously operated carousel in the country. Colourful, unusual and brightly coloured Victorian “gingerbread” cottages surround the famed Tabernacle, centre of cultural activities in Oak Bluffs. There is a popular night scene, restaurants, bars, and movie theatres. The Steamship Authority car and passenger ferries to Woods Hole, and passenger-only ferries to Falmouth, Hyannis, Nantucket, New Bedford, and Rhode Island, all leave from here. Oak Bluffs is a spectacular nine-mile (flat) bike ride from the Winnetu Oceanside Resort along family-friendly State Beach (where the movie “Jaws” was filmed in 1974).
Vineyard Haven is the Island's year-round community. Shopping, restaurants (BYOB), home of the Black Dog Restaurant and clipper ships, a classic movie theatre, and a beautiful harbor. “Beadniks” is a fun place to go to make bead necklaces and jewellery. The Vineyard Playhouse on Church Street offers quality professional live theatre that is often the testing ground for Broadway-bound and experimental productions. The Steamship Authority car and passenger ferries to Woods Hole, and passenger-only ferries to New Bedford, all leave from here. Vineyard Haven is a ten-mile (flat) inland bike ride from the Winnetu Oceanside Resort.
Aquinnah offers quiet, breathtaking scenery. Home to many descendants of the Wampanoag Indian Tribe. The magnificent National Landmark, the Gay Head Cliffs, is a must visit, with its beautiful, multi-coloured clay cliffs cascading down into the ocean. Enjoy luncheon atop the cliffs. Visit the Gay Head Lighthouse at sunset on weekends and climb to the top to watch the sun set into the ocean. Aquinnah is a world-class, 23-mile bike ride from the Winnetu Oceanside Resort. It is hilly and challenging, but well worth the effort. You can bike one way and return by town shuttle bus with your bike, or bike round trip.
In Chilmark, there are rolling hills, stone walls, farms, breathtaking ocean scenery and famous sunsets. Visit Menemsha Village, a classic fishing village and scenic destination. Home of the U.S. Coast Guard and the bike ferry, which helps reduce time on the bike trip to Aquinnah. The weekly Chilmark flea market, located on Middle Road, is very popular – as is a slice of pizza on the outside deck of the Chilmark General Store. Menemsha is an 18-mile bike ride from the Winnetu Oceanside Resort. The ride is hilly and challenging. You can either bike one way and return by town shuttle bus with your bike, or bike round trip.
West Tisbury is the Vineyard’s farming community. This town has all the characteristics associated with a typical “New England Village,” including Alley’s General Store and Post Office, the white church steeple, an old mill, art galleries, and classic Town Hall. Home of the weekly Farmer’s Market and Artisan’s Fair, as well as the annual Agricultural Fair in August. West Tisbury in an 11-mile (flat) bike ride from the Winnetu Oceanside Resort – via the bike path. It is a wind- free trip through the peaceful and scenic Martha’s Vineyard State Forest.
How to get there
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The Winnetu Oceanside Resort is located at South Beach in Edgartown on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard, just off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Getting to Martha’s Vineyard is easy via frequent ferry or direct air service.
Island Queen Ferry
Departs from Falmouth, MA
Distance from Boston, MA: 81 miles (1 1/2 hour drive)
Passenger Only Ferry Service
35-Minute Crossing Time
New England Fast Ferry
Departs From New Bedford, MA
Distance from Boston, MA : 57 miles (1 ¼ hour drive)
High-speed Passenger Only Ferry Service
55-Minute Crossing Time
Departs From Wood’s Hole, MA
Distance from Boston, MA: 85 miles (1 ½ hour drive )
Passenger and Auto Ferry Service
45-Minute Crossing Time
Pied Piper Ferry (Seasonal)
Departs From Falmouth, MA
Distance From Boston, MA: 81 miles (1 ½ hour drive)
Passenger Only Ferry Service
50-Minute Crossing Time
Commercial air service via Cape Air (www.flycapeair.com) (800-352-0714) is available year-round from Boston, Hyannis, Nantucket, and New Bedford, Massachusetts. Service from Providence, Rhode Island, is available seasonally. U.S. Airways (www.usairways.com) offers frequent, seasonal service to the Vineyard from New York and Washington, D.C.
Activities near Martha's Vineyard
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 5|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Early to Mid- Spring||19 Apr 12||18 May 12||£ 2065||£ 295||£ 295||1 Night|
|Late Spring/Early Summer||18 May 12||22 Jun 12||£ 2275||£ 325||£ 325||1 Night|
|School's Out - Late June||22 Jun 12||29 Jun 12||£ 5285||£ 755||£ 755||2 Nights|
|Late June-Early August||29 Jun 12||5 Aug 12||£ 5775||£ 825||£ 825||3 Nights|
|Peak Summer||5 Aug 12||3 Sep 12||£ 6125||£ 875||£ 875||4 Nights|
|Late Summer/Autumn||3 Sep 12||21 Oct 12||£ 2065||£ 295||£ 295||1 Night|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday and Saturday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Rates shown are for lowest rates during a segment of the above periods. The rates may be higher on the specific dates you request. Rates are subject to a 9.7% local tax. Minimum stays are required at different times.
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