Massachusetts beach, ocean and waterfront resorts to plan a MA vacation

Massachusetts beach and ocean resorts are a great choice for a family vacation or a romantic weekend getaway or any trip of any description. The first places that spring to mind are Cape Cod and the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nanatucket. Several luxury and family-oriented resorts greet vacationers, including the Wequasset Resort and Ocean Edge resorts on Cape Cod; the Winnetu resort on Martha's Vineyard; and the TheWauwinet and White Elephant on Nantucket. Elsewhere, Gloucester and Rockport North of Boston and Hull and Plymouth South of Boston have resorts with luxury spas , fine dining, water sports and family fun.
New Outdoor View - Brant Point Courtyard - Nantucket, MA
Brant Point Courtyard

15 Swain Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-0241 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Miles of beaches for you to swim, surf, fish and sail in when you vacation at this island resort

The island of Nantucket boasts 80 miles of pristine beaches, all open and free to the public. You can walk to several of them from your comfortable quarters at the Brant Point Courtyard, a lovely resort that is also just a seven-minute walk to the cobblestone streets of the town. Each of the picturesque resort’s studio, one- and two-bedroom units has a patio or balcony, full kitchen and jetted tub. Some have fireplaces and four-poster beds. Nearby, you can surf in the warm waters of Nantucket Sound, fish until the sun goes down or book a sailing, clamming or whale-watching excursion. Walk or bike into town to enjoy the vast variety of shops, galleries, museums and restaurants.
Aerial View May 2019 - The Nantucket Hotel & Resort - Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

77 Easton Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-4747 Toll-Free: 866-807-6011

Let our island resort bring some magic into your vacation by the sea

Island vacations are more than memorable: They’re magical. Let the Nantucket Hotel + Resort bring a little of that magic to you. Our grand resort, conveniently located in downtown Nantucket, is just a short walk away from spectacular beaches, eclectic shopping and restaurants, and the bustling Harbor. Whether you are seeking luxurious relaxation (in which case, our signature Nantucket Club with massages and complimentary fitness and yoga classes, saunas, and a state-of-the-art gymnasium will suit) or active days (go biking, kayaking, take a harbor cruise or shop downtown boutiques), you will experience it at The Nantucket Hotel . Enjoy our two heated outdoor pools, a hot tub, contemporary New England and international cuisine in our Breeze restaurant, complimentary shuttles to-and-from the ferries and popular beaches, and Concierge Services. Our upscale accommodations include hotel rooms, suites and private cottages for up to 15 people. Don’t miss sunsets at Madaket or the night sky over the ocean at the Loines Observatory.
Aerial View - Winnetu Oceanside Resort - Edgartown, MA
Winnetu Oceanside Resort

At South Beach on Martha's Vineyard -- 31 Dunes Road Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-310-1733 Toll-Free: 866-335-1133

Massachusetts Resort at South Beach, Martha’s Vineyard

The Winnetu Oceanside Resort is the only resort at South Beach, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard. Conveniently located off the Massachusetts coast, we’re only a 35-minute ferry ride from Cape Cod. Enjoy the gorgeous ocean views from our Resort and private path leading directly to South Beach. Dine indoors or on the Outdoor Terrace at on-site restaurant, The Dunes and take in the South Beach views. Featuring complimentary shuttles to Edgartown, new heated pools and hot tub, Children’s Programs, tennis, yoga, fitness center, Concierge Services, antique fire truck rides, and more. Also available: massages, bike rentals and a water taxi cruise to Edgartown. Reserve one of our studios; 1-4 bedroom suites; cottages; or 3-5 bedroom private home rentals. The Winnetu was recently awarded US News & World Report’s “Best Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard.”
Book our Two-Island Adventure Trip: Stay at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort and our sister Resort in downtown Nantucket, The Nantucket Hotel. We’ll transport you door-to-door between the islands and our Resorts.
Beach Chairs - Edgewater Beach Resort - Dennisport, MA
Edgewater Beach Resort

95 Chase Avenue Dennisport, MA, 02639 Phone: 508-398-6922 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Imagine yourself in a lounge chair on a private beach overlooking Nantucket Sound

Can you imagine yourself on a private beach overlooking Nantucket Sound, listening to the waves roll in while you breathe in that ocean air? That’s everyday reality at the Edgewater Beach Resort, on over 30 feet of picturesque beachfront, where amenities also include outdoor and indoor pools, a hot tub spa, putting green, children’s activities center, gas grills and picnic tables and much more. Some oceanfront suites have whirlpool tubs; most have gas fireplaces. The 76 fully renovated studio, one- and two-bedroom units have kitchenettes and private balconies or patios. From the resort, it’s a short drive to beaches, harbors for fishing and scenic cruises, restaurants, shopping, hiking and biking trails, galleries and arts venues and all the other delights of the Cape.
The Beach - Beachside Village Resort - Falmouth, MA
Beachside Village

45 Surf Drive Falmouth, MA, 02540 Phone: 508-548-3975 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Beaches are everywhere on the Cape – including a lovely one just steps from this oceanside resort

If you want to experience glorious beaches, you definitely want to come to Cape Cod and to the Beachside Village resort, just steps from the soft sands of Surf Drive Beach. It’s a great place to plunk down your umbrella and soak in the sun. Cool off in the resort’s outdoor pool or in your spacious studio, one- or two-bedroom condo-style accommodations, with kitchenettes, DVD players and wifi – many with fireplaces and ocean views. You’re close to biking, hiking, fishing, golf and the charming Falmouth Village, with its eclectic restaurants, boutiques, galleries and museums. Want more beaches? They are everywhere on the Cape! Head out to the Lower Cape to the National Seashore, or catch a Martha’s Vineyard ferry in nearby Woods Hole.
Backyard View - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

Water views, activities central to the allure of this picturesque resort by the bay

A private beach with food and beverage service, a kayak gliding over the waters of a picturesque pond, a waiter bringing you the freshest seafood on a terrace restaurant overlooking Cape Cod Bay: Those are just a few of the delightful amenities at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club. Accommodations might include a private balcony overlooking the dunes, a fireplace, or a whirlpool tub. Activities include an exceptional golf course; tennis and pickle ball courts; lawn games; bikes to rent to go on the nearby Cape Cod Rail Trail; oyster bed tours; a relaxing on-site spa; five pools (two inside); and fitness equipment and classes. Dine in an English pub, on an ocean terrace, by the golf course or by a pool.