Spring & Autumn

It’s a special time to be on the island – quiet natural splendor, no summer crowds, and plenty of fun to be had around the island!

An aerial view of the Winnetu Resort on Martha's Vineyard

Only at the Winnetu

Winnetu is situated in Katama, a peaceful swath of dunes and farms, lined with miles of beaches along the southern end of Edgartown. Scroll down to see what’s waiting for you outside our front door. 

South Beach

With 11 acres fronting South Beach, Winnetu offers guests one-of-a-kind access to one of the island’s best beaches. Grab a Winnetu picnic basket, a complimentary beach chair, and spend a day by the ocean

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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

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!

Getting Around
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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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Two-Island Adventure

Nantucket is our sister island and we’ve made it easy for you to explore both islands while you’re with us. Whether it’s a day trip, or an overnight adventure, our award-winning sister resort, The Nantucket Hotel, will be your home-base if you opt for this incredible package.


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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

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
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Arrive & Drive

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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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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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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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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Katama Oyster Tour

Enjoy an afternoon on Katama Bay with Ryan and Julia Smith of Signature Oysters, a local oyster farming operation right in our backyard. Tour their farm, shuck oysters picked right from the water, and enjoy a memorable BYOB experience out on the sparkling waters of Katama Bay. 

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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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Spring Events On-Island

  • April 23 – 26 6th Annual M.V. Photo Adventure
  • May 8 – 9 Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Festival
  • May 9 Big Chili Festival
  • May 8 – 10 Edgartown Pink & Green Weekend
  • May 16 Martha’s Vineyard Marathon
  • May 23 – 24 Martha’s Vineyard Artisan Festival
  • May 24 Oak Bluffs 5K Road Race
  • June 6 Annual Cross-Island Hike

The Winnetu on Instagram

Looking to head into Edgartown? Our signature Water Taxi cruise can get you there in style. Enjoy your night out and your ride there! ...

Opening day is tomorrow! It’s wonderful to see the lobby filled with old and new friends as we welcome in our first guests this weekend. Let the summer begin! ...

Chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of prosecco, a couples massage, and so much more is waiting for you at Winnetu! The perfect vacation is on us when you sign up for our Couples Package. ...

Bring the ENTIRE family on vacation and treat your pup to our Pup & Play package! We’ll supply you with everything you need for your furry friend, including our special biscuit basket. 🐾 ...

South Beach is Katama’s backyard. For Winnetu guests, this iconic Vineyard beach is as easy as a hop, skip, and jump down our private beach path. ...

It’s May and that means Winnetu is back in only 10 days! We can’t wait to spend another sun-filled season with you. 🌼 🌊 ...

Capture your favorite moments by booking family portraits at Winnetu! Working with @randibairdphoto is a great way to bring your vacation memories home with you. 📸 ...

Adventure awaits! Winnetu’s private beach path leads you directly from the hotel lawn, right to this very spot at South Beach. It’s like your own slice of oceanfront heaven. ...

Here’s a reminder to stop and smell the flowers! 🌺🌷🌼 ...

Dispatch from the Caribbean: Have you seen the dreamy accommodations at our sister resort in the #USVI? Tap the link in our bio to learn about @lovangoresort’s Treehouse, Glamping, and Villa accommodations.

#USVI #Caribbean #StJohn #Lovango

One of the most enjoyable ways to get around the island is on a bicycle. No need to bring your own, M.V. Bike Rentals has you covered. Your bike will be ready and waiting at Winnetu so you can begin exploring! ...

Grab some rackets and get ready to put your skills to the test on our tennis courts! Need a few pointers? Join our complimentary tennis clinics every Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting June 14th. 🎾 ...

Make your family memories of Martha’s Vineyard and Edgartown. Share with us your favorite activity in Edgartown. ...

Our taxi trades wheels for waterviews… Cruise between Edgartown and Winnetu on our signature water taxi. 🌊 ...

Anybody else get this excited about our chocolate chip cookies? 🍪 Looking forward to lemonade and cookies, each afternoon in the lobby this season. ...

Our antique fire truck is the best ride on the island! Who wants to go for a spin?! ...

80 days until Winnetu is back for another season filled with clambakes and sunset cruises! 😍 ...

No car, no problem! The Island Queen Ferry is the best (and most fun) way to get to and from Winnetu. Learn more about our Island Queen VIP package by visiting our website.

📸 @islandqueenmv

Just around the corner from Winnetu is the stunning Katama Airfield. If you’re looking for incredible views and wonderful food, visit @katamakitchen and get a front row seat to the planes coming and going.

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📸 @marthasvineyardeats

We can already picture you devouring our signature dishes at Dunes this summer. ☺️ Check out the 360 views of our dining room and picture yourself there too!

📸 @mindybriar

Our incredible staff is what makes Winnetu feel like home for so many. We’re lucky to have our Martha’s Vineyard family consist of such kind and helpful people. ...

Inspired by the Islands, @Tuckernuck’s new resort collection made its debut in a photoshoot at our sister resort, @lovangoresort, in the #USVI last month. Their fresh spin on American style is the perfect look to pack next time you’re on your way to Martha’s Vineyard. Use promo code LOVANGO20 at checkout to receive 20% off your purchase. Offer valid February 1-28, 2022. Not applicable on sale items or previous orders. ...