Across the road from the beach, this chic, seasonal hotel is a 9-minute walk from the Shelter Island Country Club and 1.1 miles from the bars and restaurants on the island's main street.
Minimalist rooms have seaside decor accents and feature private sundecks with water views, premium linens, and TVs with DVD players, along with iPod docks, designer toiletries and a minibar.
Amenities include outdoor showers, a beach boutique and in-room spa and beauty treatments (fee). There's a lively French bistro, bar and terrace which has sunset views. Free perks include WiFi, parking and loaner bikes.