Seasons

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

The beach with a line of footprints in it and the ocean to the left
A propeller on the front of a red airplane

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
Aerial view of hotel hot tub and swimming pool

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
An orange Jeep Wrangler on a dirt road

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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Matt Moore's Puppy Sitting on the Winnetu Deck on Martha's Vineyard
The Island Queen boat heading out in the water

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!

An overhead look at Martha's Vineyard and the nearby water, spotted with boats

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

Wishing you a volley jolly holiday season. While you’re planning next year’s adventures with your family and friends this winter, we hope you keep Little Gem Resorts in your plans!

#winnetu #littlegemresorts #mv #newengland #igersnewengland #marthasvineyard
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𝗧𝗛𝗔𝗧’𝗦 𝗔 𝗪𝗥𝗔𝗣!

Thanks for an amazing season. We’ll see you next year.
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It may be apple season on the mainland, but it’s still ‘spritzing season at Dunes.

📸: @trendsandtolstoy

#winnetu #mv #marthasvineyard
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𝗝𝗨𝗠𝗣𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗝𝗢𝗬...

Thanks to everyone who voted to land us on @cntraveler’s round-up of the best resorts in the Northeast in this year's 2022 Reader's Choice Awards. Tap the link in our bio to view the full rankings.
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𝗣𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗚 𝗔𝗡𝗬𝗢𝗡𝗘

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𝗦𝗔𝗜𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗧𝗛𝗥𝗢𝗨𝗚𝗛 𝗦𝗘𝗣𝗧𝗘𝗠𝗕𝗘𝗥

𝘐𝘵’𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘵𝘰𝘰 𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘺! 𝘖𝘱𝘦𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘶 𝘖𝘊𝘛 23𝘳𝘥!
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𝗧𝗢𝗘𝗦 𝗧𝗢 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗦𝗞𝗬 𝗩𝗜𝗕𝗘

𝗢𝗻𝗹𝘆 𝟮𝟮 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗹𝗲𝗳𝘁! 𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗹𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝘀𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗯𝘆.

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𝗟𝗜𝗧𝗧𝗟𝗘 𝗕𝗢𝗫 𝗢𝗙 𝗧𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗨𝗥𝗘𝗦

𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘬𝘪𝘥𝘴 𝘣𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘩𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘷𝘢𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯?

📸: @rosemary.tufankjian
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𝗚𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗠𝗘 𝗦’𝗠𝗢𝗥𝗘 𝗦𝗨𝗠𝗠𝗘𝗥!

𝘔𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘢 𝘮𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘢𝘵 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘸𝘦𝘦𝘬𝘭𝘺 𝘤𝘭𝘢𝘮𝘣𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘴

📸: @rosemary.tufankjian
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𝗜𝗡 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗘𝗬𝗘𝗦

Brooks might not get the reference, but he gets the vibe! What’s your top movies of the 80’s?

📸: @rosemary.tufankjian
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𝗦𝗘𝗥𝗩𝗜𝗡𝗚

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𝗛𝗜𝗚𝗛 𝗧𝗜𝗗𝗘 𝗩𝗜𝗕𝗘𝗦

Leave only your footprints behind
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Kicking our feet up because @travelandleisure ranked us #6 in their annual list of New England’s top resorts. Oh, and a pat on the back to our sister resort, @thenantucket for tying us at #6.

📸: @stacieflinner
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Get to the beach, by any means necessary. Book your Winnetu vacation before summer slips away. ...

Oysters and Rosé taste like summer. Celebrate the first day of summer with a dozen oysters and a bottle of @hamptonwater, available at a special price all season long at Dunes and the Pool Grill.

#winnetu #mv #marthasvineyard
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We’re honored to be nominated once again for the Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards in the hotel and resort category.

We are passionate about providing the best experience and we’d be honored if you could give us your vote of confidence.

Cast your vote by June 30th for a chance to win an amazing trip for two from Stockholm to Bergen with Viking Cruises (provided by Condé Nast). Link in bio to vote!

📸: @rosemary.tufankjian
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Summer means poolside drinks and not a care in the world! What’s your go to poolside cocktail? ...

Hitch a ride to Edgartown by boat! Starting June 18th, our guests can enjoy a Water Taxi ride to and from town through Katama Bay. ...

Looking for the best ride in town? Hop on our wood paneled Winnetu Jitney for a beautiful look around the island! ...

No need to bring a car on the island. Winnetu offers complimentary shuttles downtown to all of our guests! Enjoy all there is to experience downtown without the hassle of parking! ...

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. ...

 

Thank you for another great season.
We’ll see you when we re-open in the spring.

In the meantime, visit us at The Nantucket Hotel or Lovango Resort + Beach Club, located just 10 minutes by boat from St. Thomas and St. John, USVI.