Nantucket Vacation Rentals
Renting on Nantucket can be daunting, especially when it involves coordinating a large group of people. We’re here to take the stress out of the process so you can focus on enjoying our beaches, dining, and shopping. Read on to discover the basics of renting on our island.
Where to Stay?
Nantucket is a small island, but each section has her own special character and charm. Maybe you return to the same spot year after year, or maybe you’re looking to explore a new side of the island. Either way, it’s worth checking out our neighborhood guide! We’ve broken Nantucket down into 15 unique locales, spanning from rose covered ‘Sconset to the creeks of Madaket and the beaches of Surfside. Check out our video footage capturing each area’s highlights, as well as tips on where to eat, what to do, and where to swim.
When to Book?
In a perfect world, you’d book eight months to one year in advance of your stay- it’s common for properties to be reserved six months in advance for any given week. But booking early is especially important for busy holiday and festival weekends (think the Fourth of July or Nantucket Race Week). If you’ve missed this window of opportunity- don’t fret. We are constantly adding new rental inventory, so don’t hesitate to give us a call and see what’s still available!
Don’t forget transportation reservations!
Getting to Nantucket can be simple, if you’ve prepared well! Summer is an incredibly busy time to visit the island, so you’ll want to make ferry or airline reservations well in advance. Especially if you are planning on bringing a car, make note that the Steamship Authority begins taking reservations in January for the upcoming season! Most airlines begin booking a bit later, in early spring. To stay up to date on these and other important deadlines, consider subscribing to our newsletter.
Need a babysitting or thinking of hosting a dinner party during your stay?
Once you’re here, you’ll want to relax. Babysitting, catering, and concierge services are here for you to lean on so you can make your stay as seamless as possible. Keep it simple, or opt for services such as in home spa treatments or chefs! Whatever you have in mind, our Fisher team can help put you in touch with a great provider.
Restaurant reservations are another thing to keep in mind for your vacation.
It’s smart to think about where you may want to eat in advance of your stay. Nantucket town (and beyond) is full of great restaurants, spanning from casual to fine dining, and they’re often quite busy. But if you haven’t thought ahead in this regard, there are still plenty of hot spots that accept day-of reservations. Ask us for recommendations!
While Nantucket is THE place to be in the summer, you really can’t beat September and October so we encourage you to consider a fall trip.
Escape the summer crowds and enjoy our crisp fall air. Nantucket has a lot to offer in the shoulder seasons, from the Cranberry Festival and Restaurant Week to our bustling Christmas Stroll. A fall time frame is also worth considering if you’re looking to make your trip a little more budget friendly- rentals are often discounted, and minimum stays may no longer apply.