Pet Friendly Martha’s Vineyard: Accommodations and Rentals that will welcome your best 4-legged friend.
Don’t leave your best friends at home! Take them with you! Dogs & pets love time on Martha’s Vineyard just as much as you do – trust us on this one. So instead of leaving Spike with your neighbors, take him aboard the ferry to a destination of sun & fun, no matter how many paws you have.
Harbor View Hotel: Edgartown, 508.627.7000
Offering pet friendly rooms and suites at the Harbor View Hotel and the two Townhouses and the two suites in the Morse Cottage. We allow up to two (2) dogs in the room and there is a Pet Fee of $50 per dog per night. Dogs must be crated if left unattended in the room. Rental crates are available for a fee of $30 per night. Please provide the dog’s name and breed when making your reservation.
Island Inn: Oak Bluffs 508-693-2002
Pets accepted. Please pick up after your pet and keep the noise to a minimum. No deposit required.
Kelley House Hotel: Edgartown, 508.627.7900
The Kelley House allows up to two (2) dogs in the room and there is a Pet Fee of $50 per dog per night. Dogs must be crated if left unattended in the room. Rental crates are available for a fee of $30 per night. Please provide the dog’s name and breed when making your reservation. There will be a dog owner waiver form to sign at check-in.
Lorraine Parish’s Bedroom Suites: Vineyard Haven 508-693-9044
The Bed & Biscuit: Edgartown 508-627-3666
The Mansion House Inn: Vineyard Haven 800-332-4112
New dog-friendly rooms available on first floor with easy access to outdoors!
MV Surfside Motel: Oak Bluffs 508-693-2500
Pet friendly. No breed or weight restrictions. $15 fee per night for pet. Dogs may be left unattended in rooms but guests must provide the Front Desk with a cell phone number.
Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites: Edgartown 508-627-4711
The Vineyard Square Hotel has 2 suites used exclusively for guests with dogs.
Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Homes: Edgartown 800-544-2044
Private vacation rentals set their own policies regarding pets & animals. Inquire with your rental agency or browse our vacation rentals.
So your dog’s going to need some room to roam around. Thankfully, Martha’s Vineyard boasts plenty of outdoor space for your little friends to roam around, supervised, of course.
Dogs are allowed on many area beaches under the following restrictions:
January 1 – March 31: No restrictions
April 1 – May 14: All dogs & pets must stay at least 100 yards of protected & posted nesting habitats.
May 15 – August 30: All pets are prohibited on all beaches from 9 AM – 5 PM. All dogs must stay at least 100 yards of protected & posted nesting habitats.
September 1 – September 16: Dogs and pets are prohibited on area beaches between 9 AM – 5 PM.
September 16 – December 31: No restrictions
All excrement must be removed and properly disposed. Violating these restrictions is an offense ($50).
Landbanks & Reservations
These properties are great places for dogs:
Trade Wind Fields Preserve – Oak Bluffs – MVOL top pick
Christiantown Woods Preserve – West Tisbury
Farm Pond Preserve – Oak Bluffs
Featherstone Farm – Oak Bluffs
Katama Point Preserve – Edgartown
Peaked Hill Reservation – Chilmark
Poucha Pond Reservation – Edgartown
Quays Corner – Oak Bluffs
Manuel F. Correllus State Forrest – leashed dogs only
Vets & Clinics
Heaven forbid your little friend get sick on Martha’s Vineyard, but should the event arise, here’s a list of Vets & Clinics to get your four legged friend back on its feet.