The Chequit offers rooms, suites and an array of indoor and outdoor dining experiences for a seaside staycation.
An escape to Shelter Island's historic gem, the Chequit, and a charming vineyard make for the perfect weekend getaway.
Peconic Bay Vineyards.
As the weather begins to cool, the historic charm of The Chequit in Shelter Island comes alive when paired with a visit to the picturesque Peconic Bay Vineyards—just a short ferry ride across the bay. Originally built in 1872, The Chequit (23 Grand Ave., Shelter Island Heights, thechequithotel.com) is now fully restored and celebrating its 151st anniversary. Its main building houses 19 guest rooms, while two additional buildings include 16 more, all updated while retaining the property’s unique charm. The property boasts everything you would ever need, from bikes to a comprehensive guest guide upon booking.
Peconic Bay Vineyards viognier 2020; the vineyard is a quick ferry ride from Shelter Island.
Celebrating 151 years of business, the recently restored Chequit inn offers the best of Shelter Island.
After exploring Shelter Island, take a quick ferry ride to Peconic Bay Vineyards (31320 Main Road, Cutchogue, peconicbayvineyards.com). Owned by the Soloviev family and overseen by a dedicated team, Peconic Bay prides itself on providing guests with a complete experience of quality wine, food and hospitality. Tour its 150 acres of sustainably farmed vines, producing varietals from sauvignon blanc to cabernet franc. Sip through flights of artfully crafted wines paired with local cheeses and chocolates. Grab a blanket and cheese board, wander through the sunny vines on a vineyard picnic, and enjoy live music on Friday and Sunday afternoons—or relax on its new VIP balcony attached to the tasting room and soak in the bucolic views. Salut!