South of the Cape Cod Peninsula, the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket offer you a very unique trip. These two rustic yet exclusive islands are the home of old New England families and distinguished New Yorkers. The worlds of cinema, finance, and politics intersect to create a friendly atmosphere between both islands’ docks. And although the old captains and whalers are only a distant memory, the extraordinary atmosphere still remains...
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Hotel and restaurant in a village. At the heart of Martha’s Vineyard, the former haunt of whale hunters, you’ll find a captain’s house in the traditional British style. Built in 1864, The Charlotte Inn transports you to another time, and you can’t help but be swept away by its romantic atmosphere. The staff is courteous and alert to every detail. There is a new kind of luxury here: no computers or cell phones are allowed except in guest rooms. The suites have been exquisitely decorated with antique lamps and silk or linen fabrics. Between glasses of iced tea on the flower-filled patio, discover the beautiful island and explore its famous lighthouses and beaches, ideal for water sports and sailing. ... Learn moreless
Particularly impressive in the late afternoon, at sunset, the cliffs of this classified site rise almost 50 metres above the waves. The orangey shades of red dominate a beautiful sandy beach. You will feel like you're in a painting…
Moviegoers know Martha's Vineyard as "Amity Island” from the movie “Jaws”. The island was used as the set for the film by the young Steven Spielberg. In 1974, the filmmaker and his teams chose Marthas's Vineyard for the classical architecture of its homes as well as its modest tides and shallow...Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. The Wauwinet is a quaint, elegant retreat built in 1860 on the northeastern shore of Nantucket, at the edge of the Great Point Wildlife Sanctuary. It boasts a beautiful private bay and ocean beaches, so guests can choose between the lively Atlantic surf or the calm warmer waters bayside. Spend time just relaxing, whale spotting, going on lobstering excursions or taking surfcasting or cooking lessons. Drive the scenic back roads to Great Point, or tour nearby Siasconset in the hotel’s prized 1948 Woody (a vintage Chevy Fleetmaster station wagon). The Wauwinet’s restaurant, Topper’s, with its expansive bay views, is accessible by land or by sea aboard the Wauwinet Lady. ... Learn moreless
Founded in 1972, The Brotherhood of Thieves is one of the city’s institutions. There is a choice between some twelve beers on tap, a variety of liqueurs and food from neighboring farms. On the lower level, you are invited on a journey through time as you experience the bar as whalers from the mid-19th...Read More less
The island of Nantucket is certainly the most beautiful of the New England Islands. With its rich past, it was once home to the largest whaling port in the country. Time seems to have stopped when you stand and look at the old houses of the captains. A visit to the Whale Museum (13 Broad st, nha.org)...Read More less
Don’t miss a stroll along the red brick sidewalks of Main Street through downtown Nantucket. The old homes of rich merchants and master mariners still dominate these streets lined with elm trees. You’ll delight in all the luxury boutiques and art galleries along the way, and in the windows of the real...Read More less
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To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.