Massachusetts beach, mountain, lake resorts create luxury getaways

Massachusetts resorts can be found from the Berkshire Mountains to the west and along the waterfront north and south of Boston (in Gloucester, Plymouth, Hull) and on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Resorts offer luxuries and activities for families with children, romantic getaways, and sports enthusiasts. Among the fine offerings at MA resorts are luxury guest rooms, spas, golf, snow sports, water sports, and white-glove service.
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

See why guests return year after year to this amenity-filled, four-season resort by the bay

It won’t take long for you to see why guests return every year to the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, by the bay in beautiful Brewster. Accommodations, including breezy villas and exquisite mansion rooms, have amenities including private balconies with water views, whirlpool tubs, kitchenettes and dining rooms. There’s an on-site spa, fitness center, five sparkling pools, nine tennis and pickleball courts, and a spectacular 18-hole Nicklaus Design golf course. Dining ranges from sophisticated selections on the terrace to pub fare and by-the-beach lite bites. Plunk your umbrella on the private beach, go kayaking in a pond, go on a tour of oyster beds, listen to live entertainment or rent a bike and explore the nearby Cape Cod Rail Trail.
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

Top-tier Vineyard resort offers guests exceptional accommodations, full menu of activities

Driving up to the Winnetu Oceanside Resort on Martha’s Vineyard, you’ll see right away why it was named among the top 25 New England resorts by Conde Nast Traveler. It’s the resort’s easy style, combining elegance with a sense of vacation fun. Stay in a roomy studio, expansive suite, townhouse, duplex or private home and enjoy resort amenities including tennis, bocce and pickle ball courts, a fitness center, yoga classes, outdoor heated pool and hot tub and supervised programs for children. Take a water taxi or shuttle into Edgartown for shopping and nightlife, or rent a bike and explore the island’s miles of trails. Stroll down to lovely South Beach to spend the day, then dine at Dunes restaurant, with the ocean in the background.
Snowy Aerial View - Mirbeau Inn & Spa - Plymouth, MA
Mirbeau Inn & Spa Plymouth

35 Landmark Drive Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-209-2626 Toll-Free: 877-647-2328

You’ll feel you have entered into a gorgeous Monet painting when you walk into this elegant inn, spa

Combining the amenities of a gracious French manor house with a world-class spa and casually elegant dining, Mirbeau Inn & Spa Plymouth is like a lovely Monet painting come to life. Dine on French bistro-inspired entrees al fresco, among the inn’s Monet Pond and gardens, or feast on a full-bistro breakfast in the charming dining room. Book a massage, facial, body or nail treatment at the luxurious spa, take a pilates or yoga class or play golf on one of two neighboring championship courses. The decor of the inn’s 50 guest rooms evokes an estate in the Paris countryside, and accommodations include fireplaces and oversized French-style soaking tubs. Minutes from beautiful beaches and the historic waterfront of downtown Plymouth, the inn also is a short drive to Cape Cod.
Mirbeau accolades include Forbes Travel Guide recognition, AAA Four Diamonds and Conde Nast Top 20 Resorts in New England and Top 100 Hotels and Resorts in the World.
Rachel Serving Drinks - 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

Award-winning resort welcomes visitors to Nantucket with traditional hospitality, modern amenities

Named one of the country’s top luxury hotels by TripAdvisor, the Nantucket Hotel & Resort has been welcoming guests to its special location close to beaches and downtown for over a century! A tradition of warm hospitality combined with modern amenities is why they return year after year. Stay in a cozy room, spacious suite or luxurious cottage (some accommodations have water views), dine on creative New England and international cuisine at Breeze, arrange for a massage or take a yoga class at the on-site Nantucket Club, stroll to the beach or soak in a heated pool or hot tub. Walk downtown’s cobblestone streets and check out its historic homes, intriguing shops and restaurants. Or, walk to scenic Brant Point Lighthouse.
Snowy Scene - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA
Briar Barn Inn

101 Main Street Rowley, MA, 01969 Phone: 978-653-5323

Inn with on-site spa, restaurant and close to activities beckons vacationers, those seeking getaway

In a country setting just north of Boston, Briar Barn Inn is a classic haven for guests seeking to explore the vibrant North Shore – or just looking for a relaxing getaway in a lovely historic town where streets are lined with colonial homes. Finely appointed rooms include gas fireplaces, soaking tubs, luxurious linens, plush robes and comfortable seating areas. Dine at the restaurant, Grove, which offers locally sourced fare from an award-winning chef, sip a cocktail by the fire pit in the serene courtyard or book a massage at the on-site spa. Explore the North Shore’s coastal trails, museums, arts venues, galleries and antiques shops. Get out your snowshoes in the winter or your kayak and paddle board in the summer.
Water Park Aerial View 500x250 - Cape Codder Resort & Spa - Hyannis, MA
Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 855-861-4370

At this fun, full-service resort with spa and water park, you may never want to leave

Fair warning: Book a room or suite at this fun resort in the heart of Cape Cod, and you might never want to leave. Spend your days in the huge water park with slides, wave pool, whirlpool and sauna as well as a little-tykes area. At night, take a dip in the year-round heated outdoor pool or enjoy dining on the deck or in one of two casual restaurants popular with locals and tourists. There’s a relaxing on-site spa, an arcade, basketball and pickle ball courts and special activities for kids (check the website calendar). A courtyard turns into a light show at night. Nearby activities include great beaches and shopping, museums, arts venues, golf, fishing and harbor cruises and ferries to the islands.