Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Shirley getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Shirley. This city has something for everyone. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Shirley

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Shirley a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Island Game Farm (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Swan Lake Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Hidden Vineyard (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Splish Splash Water Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Out East Family Fun (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Shirley

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shirley is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smith Point County Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Country Fair Entertainment Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Cupsogue County Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Shorefront Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Fire Island National Seashore (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Grumman Memorial Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Shirley

The nearest airport is in Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), located 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), which is 11.9 mi (19.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Mastic Shirley Station.

Where to stay near Shirley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 299 holiday rentals near Shirley. From 247 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shirley for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shirley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Shirley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mastic Shirley Station: 1,070 holiday rentals
  • TWA Flight 800 International Memorial: 976 holiday rentals
  • Splish Splash Water Park: 1,672 holiday rentals
  • Safari Adventure: 1,893 holiday rentals
  • Clifton H. Lee Memorial Park: 590 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Shirley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 247 Houses in Shirley. Our other popular types of Shirley holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 30 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shirley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 140 holiday homes with pool available in Shirley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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