21 Mar 2024

Where to Stay on Nantucket this Summer

Vacation Rentals Nantucket

Nantucket rental season is officially underway!

As the island comes back to life with spring and the promise of warmer, sunnier days, rental homes are booking fast. If you know Nantucket, you know that there’s no bad spot to stay on the island — every neighborhood has something to offer.

With many rentals to choose from, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite areas and rental homes to make your next Nantucket vacation one to remember forever.

If you’re looking for something in Town…

Want to be at the center of it all? With cobblestone streets, local boutiques, and world-class restaurants to discover, a vacation home in town is a great option for those looking for a more lively and vibrant experience. When you stay in town, you’ll be just steps away from historic buildings, museums, and Nantucket Harbor.

Our recommendation: 8 Old North Wharf

Spend the day enjoying everything downtown has to offer, then finish with a quiet evening outdoors over the water.

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If you’re looking for something in Surfside…

A beach lover’s paradise, Surfside is popular with just about everyone. When you stay in Surfside, you’ll be near one of the island’s best spots for surfing, boogie boarding, and beach volleyball. With a concession stand at Surfside Beach, you’ll have everything you need to spend a long, relaxing day – Nantucket style.

Our recommendation: 4 Okorwaw Ave

Built in 2022, this beautiful contemporary residence features a spacious 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath main house and a 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest cottage, plus, a pool and cabana on a private 2-acre lot. Just minutes to Nobadeer and Surfside beaches.

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If you’re looking for something in Cliff…

Located on the island’s North Shore just outside of town, the Cliff area offers calm beaches, great ocean views, and is one of the most sought-after areas on island. Close to Tupancy Links, a preserved area donated to the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Cliff is a peaceful spot to enjoy the best of Nantucket’s wildlife and coastline.

Our recommendation: 3 Cliff Lane

This home is a short ride to the bike path, one mile from town, blocks from Steps Beach, and minutes from many of the other great beaches on Nantucket.

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If you’re looking for something in ‘Sconset…

Known for its charming rose-covered cottages and quiet lanes, ‘Sconset is the perfect spot for a quiet, small-town experience. Take a short bike ride to ‘Sconset Market for local groceries, ice cream, coffee, and baked goods, then hit nearby ‘Sconset Beach to enjoy the rest of your day.

Our recommendation: 18 Cannonbury Lane

Located in the Cannonbury Lane neighborhood of ‘Sconset, guests enjoy access to a shared fitness center, private garden, and path to direct beach access.

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If you’re looking for something in Madaket…

Nantucket’s sunset-central. Madaket boasts stunning, unobstructed sunset views and is a great spot for fishing, scalloping, boating, and spending time on the beach. Be sure to visit Millie’s Nantucket for dinner (they’re known for their tacos and margaritas), then head right outside to watch that sunset!

Our recommendation: 53 Madaket Road

This elegant beach home offers a modern twist and is less than a mile from town.

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However you vacation, make sure it’s on Nantucket. Don’t wait to book — rentals fill up faster than ever this time of year. Visit our Vacation Rentals page to secure your dream vacation home, then look forward to a summer to remember!

The trusted Lee Real Estate team is ready to help you, your family, and your friends have a stay to remember.

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