Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Melville

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Melville. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the wildlife, restaurants and shopping. Sky Zone and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Melville

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Melville has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Adventureland (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Oyster Bay Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Melville

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Melville is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Bethpage State Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Bethpage Community Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cold Spring Harbor State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Cantiague Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Argyle Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Melville

The nearest airport is in Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), which is 16.3 mi (26.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Melville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 47 vacation rentals near Melville. From 27 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Melville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Melville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Melville. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Long Beach: 1,525 vacation rentals
  • Jones Beach State Park: 354 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach: 441 vacation rentals
  • Lido West Beach: 1,056 vacation rentals
  • Robert Moses Beach: 412 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Melville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Melville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 27 Houses in Melville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Melville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Melville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Melville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.