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A fine spot often overlooked

Mytoi is a special small garden maintained by the Trustees of Reservations on Chappaquidick island... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Jay S
Edgartown, Massachusetts, United States
Simply Gorgeous!

This zen garden is simply gorgeous. Tranquillity among nature! This zen garden is like a step... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
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Enter a secluded world of designed Japanese elegance in this garden environment of exotic and native plantings that encircle a serene pond.
Dike Road, Chappaquiddick Island, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
+1 508-627-7689
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This garden is quite small. You can walk the entire garden in about 30 minutes. There are benches placed throughout the garden to sit and relax or even read a book. It is quite peaceful. There is no charge to get in. A donation box...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Mytoi is a special small garden maintained by the Trustees of Reservations on Chappaquidick island in Edgartown. A short ferry trip away, but you will need a bike or car to get there on the main road. Its definitely worth a visit as the garden...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jay S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This zen garden is simply gorgeous. Tranquillity among nature! This zen garden is like a step across the globe. Truly loved that we found this gem while vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard/Chappaquiddick.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scituatediva
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Chappaquiddick is not the place you would expect a Japanese Garden. Edgartown, just a few minutes away by ferry, is a town of beautiful and well manicured New England gardens. Mytoi is a world away from this, but a lovely stop on the way to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

There's not a ton to do on Chappaquiddick, but even there was, Mytoi would be a must-do. Well worth the quick and cheap ferry over there. It's so visually appealing and meditatively serene, you can't help but be changed while you're there.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jason R
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Sweet little garden. Wonderfully maintained. Shady stroll with our toddler. Spent half an hour exploring the walkways and benches, and the turtles and koi. Still a bit of storm damage; little bridge is out on one side, but it doesn’t affect the views. Nice cool...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the area and learned of the preserve your from the ranger at the Pogue preserve down the road. What a fabulous your with a knowledgeable guide! We drove all along the bay to the end of the point, visited and climbed the lighthouse...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lduquettenh
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This beautiful Japanese Garden is located on Chappaquiddick Island, a short ferry ride from Edgartown. We drove bicycles to the gardens. The admission price is a donation to the gardens. Many types of maples and other trees well laid out in a wonderful setting. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jaykapmd
Reviewed 29 May 2018

we cannot visit marthas vineyard without a visit to Mytoi ! We liked it so much we bought a t shirt !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank andiamolisa
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This beautiful garden, Japanese in style, was designed by the architect Hugh Jones. It is one of the most popular sites on Chappy.

Date of experience: May 2018
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24 August 2017|
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Response from CaliforniaMillers | Reviewed this property |
Just visited their website and saw a dog symbol with a slash through it, so no pets - sorry!
30 May 2017|
Response from G R | Reviewed this property |
You can rent a bike and take the Chappell ferry over and ride bike to Mytoi. You could walk but it may be a mile or so from ferry dock
Jonathan S
15 June 2016|
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Response from mushroommarlene | Reviewed this property |
An hour is a fair amount of time; however it truly depends on the group size, age and interest in botany or landscape architecture or simple joy and peace of beauty and meditation. Each season lends its own perspectives and... More