Dewees Island is a private, lightly developed island dedicated to environmental preservation. Residents live lightly on the land, taking only what they need for one meal and disturbing a minimal footprint. Located at the end of the largest stretch of undeveloped shoreline on the east coast, Dewees is peaceful and pristine.
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There are 150 homesites on the island and 150 ways to be a Dewees Island Owner. Some folks live here full-time, taking the ferry and their own boat for work or school. Others are retirees who are drawn to the combination of quiet natural beauty and a pretty active social life. We invited some film-makers to come find out the answer to that question, and here is what they found: