Seasons

A Winnetu Autumn

Indian Summer at the Winnetu is one of the island’s best-kept secrets 

Only at the Winnetu

Autumn on Martha’s Vineyard is the island’s best kept secret. Scroll down to see what’s waiting in Katama for Winnetu guests during this special time of the year. 

VIP Island Queen Package

Leave the car on the mainland and arrive in-style with our VIP Island Queen package. We’ll take care of pick-up and drop-off while you enjoy the journey!


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Take Flight

Spend a memorable afternoon at one of the neighborhood’s most beloved landmarks. Watch the historic bi-planes take off from Katama Airfield‘s historic grass airstrip while enjoying breakfast or lunch at Right Fork Diner

Beach Trails

Enjoy a spectacular walk out to Norton Point, one of the island’s most pristine beaches. Follow nearly 4 miles of walking trails and you’ll find water lapping at your feet, views of Katama Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, and keep an eye out for harbor seals basking in the sun!

Resort Activities & Amenities

With plenty of activities and amenities at the resort, there’s no shortage of things to keep you busy, relaxed, engaged, and having fun while you’re with us.

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Dog-Friendly Accommodations

Bring your best friend with you! With great dog walking, beaches to run on, and a big lawn in front, the Winnetu is a dog’s paradise.

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Matt Moore's Puppy Sitting on the Winnetu Deck on Martha's Vineyard
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Over-Sand Adventure

Arrive and drive with our on-site car rentals! Take a Jeep Wrangler or Gladiator with over-sand permits out for a drive on Norton Point Beach.

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Make Your Own Fudge

Winnetu guests can take advantage of a complimentary, hands-on, fudge making class at island-favorite Murdick’s Fudge

Getting Around

World-Class Biking

Three world-class bike trips are waiting for you. No matter what your level of sophistication, there’s a bike ride for everyone on Martha’s Vineyard and our concierge will help you plan it. Bring your bike and go explore the island!

Wine Fest

Winnetu is homebase for M.V. Food & Wine Festival. With the Grand Tasting under the tent in our backyard, this spectacular Fall event is the perfect way to close out the season in Katama.

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Oceanview Dining

Spend an evening at The Dunes, our in-house restaurant featuring a contemporary take on New England Coastal Cuisine. Share a drink or a meal on our deck with views over South Beach and firepits to gather around.   

 

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Stylish Rides

Hop a ride in one of the fully restored antique vehicles we keep on-hand at the Winnetu. Whether it’s a ride around Katama in our antique firetruck, or a breeze around town in the wood paneled Winnetu Jitney. 

Little Girls Riding in the Antique Woodie Wagon at the Winnetu

Two-Island Adventure

We’ve made it just as easy to enjoy Nantucket while you’re with us at the Winnetu. Whether it’s a day trip to this neighboring island or an overnight stay at our award winning sister resort, The Nantucket Hotel, we’ve got you covered!

 

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Edgartown Jaunt
Via Complimentary Shuttle

You’re never far from the island’s best shopping, dining, and historic architecture when you’re with us. Our shuttles run regularly right into the heart of downtown. Shuttle schedules are posted each day and are free to our guests!

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Family Portraits

Make the moment last a lifetime and schedule a family photoshoot with island photographer Randi Baird. 

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Fall Events On-Island

  • Sept. 8 – 13 : International Film Festival
  • Sept. 12: Tivoli Day
  • Sept. 13 – Oct. 17: M.V. Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby
  • Oct. 12: Featherstone Chocolate Festival
  • Oct 21 – 25:M.V. Food & Wine Festival

The Winnetu on Instagram

Being the only hotel on Katama Bay, we’re neighbors with some of the finest oyster farming in the world. Our partnership with @signatureoysterfarm provides us with fresh oysters farmed by husband and wife team Ryan and Julia Smith, straight out of Katama Bay and delivered right to our back door and onto your plate (or cocktail!) at @thedunesmv.
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Congrats to @mpappag, the latest winner of our #MyVintageSummer series! Her vintage summer photo stirred our Timeless Summer heartstrings and captured the essence of a day of adventures under the sun. If you have a vintage family photo that you think will do the same, share it with us and you might win a Winnetu vacation (or one with our sister resort, @thenantucket). Tap the link in our bio to learn more, and happy summering!
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Leave your car on the mainland and take advantage of our Arrive & Drive option. We’ll arrange to have a rental Jeep, Mini Cooper, or one of several other options waiting for you at the ferry when you arrive! 📸: @mrsnipple_
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What’s your island ride? This is one of ours. 📸: @homewiththewileys
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Every day feels like the weekend here in Katama 📸: @mrsnipple_
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Congratulations to our third #MyVintageSummer winner, Laurie Donahue, whose vintage family summer photograph we used to create this poster for our 2020 Season.
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Laurie’s photo captures exactly the kind of summertime energy we’re channeling to make this summer just as memorable as summers that came before it.
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If you’ve got a photo you’d like to submit for a chance to win a two night stay with us or our sister resort @thenantucket, tap the link in our bio to learn more.
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Winnetu gang’s all here for our impromptu 4th of July parade 🇺🇸
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Keeping you cool with a specialty cocktail this 4th of July. See you at the pool!
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Our new executive chef, Colin Coyle is bringing summer to life dish by dish this season. Join us for a summery dinner on our deck or in one of our private cabanas 📸: @caitlinhoustonblog
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Summer’s here and it feels so good! Tell us what you’re most excited about doing on-island this summer in the comments!
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Looking for a way to commemorate a special occasion? We’re offering private poolside dining in our cabanas this season. Enjoy the evening atmosphere with a party of up to four in memorable land summer-y setting. 📸: @candidlydeena
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Sailing into summer views with this gorgeous shot by @vineyardlights. What iconic Vineyard sights get you excited for a trip out to the island? 📸: @vineyardlights
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What’s the first place you’re stopping when you arrive on-island this summer? I’ve Cream & Candy Bazaar in Edgartown is one of our favorites- tell us in the comments below and tap the link in our bio to learn about new experiences at the Winnetu this summer! 📸: @emilyshell .
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We’re excited to offer Arrive & Drive rentals right from the Winnetu this year! In partnership with MV Auto Rental, we’re offering Jeep Gladiators (with Oversand permits!) plus a variety of other rental cars to get around the island. Rent from us right on-site or book a rental vehicle ahead of time and we’ll arrange to have it waiting for you at the ferry or airport upon your arrival. Tap the link in our bio and head to “Private Experiences” to learn more!
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We’re back open to the public starting June 12th and ready for a #TimelessSummer on Martha’s Vineyard. Head on over to the link in our bio to learn about the new experiences, amenities, and activities we’re offering this season.
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We’re also excited to announce the first winner of our #MyVintageSummer campaign! Congrats to @amoskovitz on her winning vintage photo submission. We loved this shot on the beach from her childhood - it reminds us of everything we love about summer!
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Hello June, we’ve been waiting for you. We can’t wait to welcome you all back starting June 12th. Stay tuned for more.
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Feeling grateful this weekend and can not wait to welcome you back in just a few short weeks 📸: @catboatcharters
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Here’s a little moment of #Vineyard zen to start off your week 📸: @vineyardgazette ...

Keep them coming! We’ve been receiving some amazing #MyVintageSummer submissions and we’re looking forward to seeing more. Tap the link in our bio to learn how submitting a vintage vacation photo could win you a stay with us or our sister resort @thenantucket! While you’re there, check out the other submissions in our virtual scrapbook, like this one from @amoskovitz!
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Love this lighthouse and this shot by @crossroadsgallery. What sights are you looking forward to in your return to the island?
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This red bi-plane is a familiar sight in the sky above the Winnetu. Hoping to hear its engines roar again soon. 📸: @lucydahl4 .
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