Shelter Island Overview

NESTLED BETWEEN THE NORTH & SOUTH FORKS OF LONG ISLAND, Shelter Island is a unique community that seamlessly combines quirky, artsy, rural and cosmopolitan; it is a place where cultures relax, work and play together, from the farm stands to the country club. The Island boasts many restaurants offering the freshest seafood and a variety of cuisines. Islanders (both visitors and residents) enjoy boating, golfing, fishing, and hiking. There are over 70 boat landings open for residents.


 

Press

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A ferry ride away from the North Fork, there is an escape within an escape.
— northforker.com
 
Photo Credit Rachel Siford

Photo Credit Rachel Siford

Hi, I’m Pepe Martinez. I’m the owner of Stars Café on Shelter Island. We’ve been here since 2005.
— Pepe Martinez, Stars Café
 
Photo Credit: David Benthal

Photo Credit: David Benthal

A short ferry ride from Greenport, Shelter Island feels like a different place and time.
— northforker.com
 
the 8,000-acre island offers a rich history, scant traffic and gentler prices.
— wsj.com
 
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Real Estate / Chris Foster

Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Real Estate / Chris Foster

$6.9M Shelter Island home has secret door to wine cellar
— Newday.com
 
Photo Credit ediblelongisland.com

Photo Credit ediblelongisland.com

Heading to Shelter Island this summer? Here’s everywhere you need to eat, drink, and play when you get there—on foot.
— Edible Long Island
 
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A 113-year-old secluded Shelter Island footbridge noted for its innovative engineering has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
— Newsday.com
 
Photo Credit: gardinersbay.org

Photo Credit: gardinersbay.org

Shelter Island prom both Hollywood and homey
— Newsday

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