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Avonlea, a newly renovated dream destination, boasts the most breathtaking beach house views on the island. This romantic B&B, a jewel among Block Island Hotels,  offers a serene getaway perfect for couples. Its expansive wrap-around porch invites guests to unwind and soak in the peaceful ambiance, with the beach just a 30-second stroll away.

Avonlea, a romantic B&B on Block Island, is ideal for couples' getaways or anniversary celebrations. Each of the 10 rooms features central cooling and heating for your comfort, free WiFi, and complimentary New England breakfast, Afternoon wine hour, and beach chairs and towels. To maintain a tranquil environment, Avonlea is an adults-only venue, not permitting pets or children under 16. Apologies for any inconvenience. Experience why Avonlea is a top choice for couples seeking a serene stay.

Avonlea’s amazing and serene location is directly on the beach just minutes from our other location, Blue Dory Inn!

Book your stay at Block Island, Avonlea today!

There are plenty of things to do in Block Island this winter when you stay at our Block Island Hotels - including walking scenic stretches of beach like this

Things to do on Block Island

•  The North Lighthouse of Block Island, was constructed from granite, is located at Sandy Point, the island's northernmost tip. It's an ideal spot for biking and exploring scenic trails.

•  Southeast Lighthouse of Block Island. The most visually striking lighthouse on the island, this station was first lit on February 1st, 1875. It features an ancient Gothic-style tower and house made of red brick. Not only is it one of the island's most beautiful attractions, but it also holds significant historical value. Visitors can explore the house's museum to learn about the lighthouse's construction and history.

Old Harbor Historic District, is part of downtown New Shoreham, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. When visiting Block Island, don't miss the opportunity to stroll through this area and admire the restored churches, shops, and homes dating back to the island's earliest settlers.

•  Block Island Beaches offers the perfect pastime on this three-by-seven-mile island, almost entirely surrounded by beaches. No matter where you go on Block Island, you're likely to find one of its stunning and inviting beaches. Surf Beach, close to Avonlea, is renowned for snorkeling, while Ballard’s Beach features a Tiki bar, food service, and lifeguards in the summer. 

Mohegan Bluffs: Provides an opportunity for scenic hikes and breathtaking views. These large clay cliffs, about 150 feet high, are situated on the southern shore of Block Island. Named after a mid-16th-century battle between the Niantic and Mohegan tribes, they offer some of Rhode Island's most dramatic Atlantic views, extending as far as Montauk on Long Island's tip.

Block Island Greenway,  is great for  visitors to enjoy walks or bike rides through the island's natural splendor. Spanning over 30 miles, the Greenway Trails cater to adventurers of all levels. Trail maps are available at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Visitor’s Center, located in the Old Harbor Ferry landing's parking lot, and at the Nature Conservancy office on High Street. Note that the Greenway Trails are exclusively for walkers.

Shopping in New Shoreham. Begin your adventure at the Block Island Trading Company, a treasure trove of unique items located just a 5-minute walk from Avonlea at 1 Water Street. Here, you can find everything from holiday and wedding gifts to special treats for your furry friend back home. Dive into a world of Block Island-themed attire, glassware, and jewelry, and get lost in the variety of wonderful offerings.

Don't miss the Salty Dog, a local favorite for cozy coastal hoodies and shirts. If you're in search of distinctive fashion and accessories, Blvck Market offers an exciting shopping experience. For book lovers, Island Bound Bookstore. is a haven, filled with bestsellers and indie gems perfect for vacation reading.

•  For an unforgettable island exploration, rent a bike or moped from Island Moped and Bike Rentals. Cruise comfortably through Block Island's scenic streets, stopping at beaches and historic lighthouses like North and South lights. It's an ideal way to personalize your adventure and soak in the island's beauty at your own pace.

Avonlea's combination of stunning location, serene atmosphere, and modern amenities make it a perfect choice for a Block Island retreat. Eager for a peaceful and romantic escape with beachside bliss?

Book your stay at one of our Block Island Hotels, Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, and immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of Block Island.

 

  • Jade

    Looking for a brand new experience? Jade is our newest, second floor room and has everything you could want; a king size bed, lounge chair, ocean view, individually controlled air conditioning and an en suite bathroom featuring a jacuzzi tub and an additional stand alone shower. With plenty of windows, looking down the beach and over the pond, there is always a good view. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • King Bed
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Garnet

    Looking to do your own thing? This cozy ground floor room queen bed offers an en suite bath, TV, and central AC. With a 30 second walk to the beach, Garnet is accessible and convenient. The absence of an ocean view has made the rate very economical. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    From Nov 26, 2023 - Mar 24, 2024, ROOM ONLY. Please kindly be advised that during these dates 11/26/23-03/24/24, there will be no daily housekeeping, breakfast, or happy hour. The Rates are for Room Only. Thank you.

    • Queen Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • Ground Floor Room
    • TV
    • Central Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Jewel

    Looking for a girlfriends getaway? This large, ground floor room features a king bed, a twin bed with trundle,kitchenette, an en suite bathroom, TV, and central air conditioning.  It also has a private porch, which is an excellent place to watch the sunset while catching up with friends. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    From Nov 26, 2023 - Mar 24, 2024, ROOM ONLY. Please kindly be advised that during these dates 11/26/23-03/24/24, there will be no daily housekeeping, breakfast, or happy hour. The Rates are for Room Only. Thank you.

    • King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • Ground Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • No Pets Allowed

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  • Moonstone

    Looking for privacy? Being the only accommodation on the third floor, this spacious room manages to make you feel as though you are sleeping on a cloud above the ocean. The height offers dramatic views (ocean, ocean, ocean!) from the decadent king size bed. Despite its distance from the kitchen, smells of baking cookies always make their way to Moonstone.  NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • King Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • 3rd Floor Room with en suite bathroom
    • Central Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Ruby

    Looking for elegance? This small but lovely second floor room has a queen size bed, en suite bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning  – offering a front row seat to watch the ferry coming and going. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • Queen Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Sapphire

    Looking for the view? With three large windows facing crescent beach, this second floor room undoubtedly has one of the best views on the Island. With the lovely queen size bed and the two comfortable reading chairs, you wouldn't mind spending your vacation indoors.  NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • Queen Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Emerald

    Looking for the innkeeper's choice? This good size, second floor room has a king bed, en suite bathroom, TV, central air conditioning, two plush chairs and large wraparound windows offering a dynamic and breathtaking view of crescent beach and ponds behind it. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • King Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Central Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Amethyst

    Looking for romance? This small but dynamic second floor room features a queen bed, TV, individually controlled air conditioning, and a private bathroom with an aquatic serenity air tub, as well as, a standalone shower. Amethyst also features a private exterior entrance and a balcony overlooking the ocean. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • Queen Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • TV
    • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Pearl

    Looking to make yourself right at home? This small, first floor room off of the kitchen has an outdoor entrance allowing privacy from other guests, as well as, phenomenal smells of breakfast cooking. This room also has an en suite bath. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    From Nov 26, 2023 - Mar 24, 2024, ROOM ONLY. Please kindly be advised that during these dates 11/26/23-03/24/24, there will be no daily housekeeping, breakfast, or happy hour. The Rates are for Room Only. Thank you.

    • Queen Bed
    • 1st Floor Room
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • Central Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Diamond

    Looking to spoil yourself? This good size, first floor room has everything to meet the needs of both you and your partner; a decadent king size bed, individually controlled air conditioning and an en suite bathroom. With plenty of windows, Diamond is a more than comfortable room to watch the tide come in… and go back out. NO PETS/SERVICE ANIMALS.

    • King Bed
    • 1st Floor Room
    • Free WiFi
    • TV
    • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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Spend Thanksgiving with us at The Block Island Inns at The Blue Dory Inn and at The Avonlea

Join us for our time honored annual Family Thanksgiving Celebration Weekend where we gather around the table with our guests to share a gourmet Thanksgiving meal and a weekend filled with seasonal activities & treats.