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February 24, 2017 by Trish Robinson

Hotels near me in Falmouth Massachusetts include top choices in the 5 different categories outlined below:-

  1. Luxury   2.   Located in Falmouth Village   3.  Located by the Water   4. Romantic  5. Family Friendly

Luxury or Boutique Hotels, Bed and Breakfast or Inns

The Captain’s Manor Inn

Originally built in 1849 by a ship captain for his New Orleans bride. This southern plantation style estate has been lovingly restored and expanded by the current owners. Set back from the road this respite property is located on 1.25 acres with gorgeous gardens. Guests enjoy 8 luxurious guestrooms all with private bathrooms with rain showers, luxurious sheets and amenities, free wifi and numerous other comforts. A complimentary full breakfast is served to you each morning and in the Bistro you will find 24/7 coffee and tea as well as home baked goodies each afternoon. Walk from the Inn to any of 20+ restaurants.

Inn on the Sound

A 10 guestroom bed and breakfast located across from Falmouth Heights Beach. Providing a complimentary full breakfast each morning and other amenities. Near the Inn are two restaurants and it is just a short drive to Falmouth Village with additional restaurants and shops.

Woods Hole Inn

This circa 1887 Inn features 14 guestrooms all with private baths and is located across from the Steamship Authority where ferries take passengers and vehicles across Vineyard Sound to Martha’s Vineyard. The Inn is conveniently located in Woods Hole Village with various restaurants to enjoy including the award winning Quicks Hole Tavern.

Located in Falmouth Village – Walk to shops, restaurants, beach

 

The Captain’s Manor Inn

Just a 3 minute stroll into Falmouth Village where guests enjoy culinary delights at over 20 different restaurants. Top rated restaurants such as CSalt, Glass Onion, Anejo and La Cucina are a few favorties of locals and visitors alike. In addition there are a number of boutique shops in the village including the famous Black Dog. It’s just a one mile walk to the nearest beach. You can grab Inn beach towels and chairs as well as a picnic lunch prepared by the Inn chef for your beach day.

Palmer House Inn

This 17 room Victorian Inn is located just a few minute stroll from Falmouth Village. They provide a complimentary full breakfast each morning to guests.

Inn at Siders Lane

A lovely 3 room Inn is also located just down Main Street from Falmouth Village. A complimentary full breakfast is provided each  morning.

Located by the Water

Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Located on one of the most popular beaches in Falmouth – Old Silver Beach. They have beach access as well as pools. They also have a full service restaurant.

Bailey’s By the Sea

This 5 room bed and breakfast is located across the street from Vineyard Sound and just a stroll from Falmouth Heights beach. Enjoy your complimentary full breakfast in the morning on the enclosed porch facing Vineyard Sound.

Beach Breeze Inn

Located on Shore Street just 100 yards from Surf Drive Beach.

Romantic Hotels, Bed and Breakfast or Inns

 

The Captain’s Manor Inn

Featured on the front page of the Boston Globe travel section in the article “Cape Inns Built on Romance”. The Inn was also featured as a winner of the “2016 Best of Where to Elope” by wheretoelope.com A number of packages can be added to a reservation to make the occasion extra romantic. Pick one of the premium King guestrooms with a fireplace for even more ambience.

Inn on the Sound

Enjoy watching sunsets over Vineyard Sound. Some guestrooms have a balcony where you can enjoy your breakfast.

Family Friendly Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts or Inns

 

Holiday Inn

Families enjoy the indoor pool and on-site restaurant. Guestrooms are available with 2 beds for families wanted to share a room.

Shoreway Acres

The expansive grounds include plenty of space for Frisbee, badminton etc. to be enjoyed by families. There is also an indoor pool on the property. A buffet breakfast is offered each morning. Guests are just down the street from Surf Drive beach and walking distance from Falmouth Village.

Woods Hole Passage

Located on Woods Hole Road between Falmouth Village and Woods Hole Village. This comfortable 5 guestroom bed and breakfast is family friendly and provides a complimentary full breakfast each morning.

 

Best place to watch sunset in Cape Cod

February 20, 2015 by Trish Robinson

Sunset from Knobska Lighthouse

Sunset from Knobska Lighthouse

What is the best place to watch sunset in Cape Cod is a question we are asked frequently by our guests. After a day filled with activities ranging from shopping the boutique shops in Falmouth Village to exploring the wonders of Spohr Garden or the acres of walking paths in Beebe woods or biking the scenic 11 mile Shining Sea Bikeway it is time to kick back and relax while watching the sunset in the distance. There are any number of locations to choose from that we are happy to share. Falmouth is surrounded by 68 miles of coastline so as you can imagine there are countless opportunities to stroll any number of Falmouth beaches and stop to watch a beautiful sunset. We are happy to share some suggested sunset locations and will highlight the top two locations in a little more detail as well as a sailing option.

One of those spots is Surf Drive Beach which is located just a short mile stroll from The Captain’s Manor Inn and is located on Vineyard Sound. Surf Drive Beach is popular as it is just south of Falmouth Village and its many boutique shops and great restaurants. Surf Drive Beach is a long more narrow beach for strolling and tends to be quieter than some other beach options. Surf Drive Beach faces Vineyard Sound you can watch the Island Queen Ferry and the Steamship Authority ferry as they traverse Vineyard Sound to transport visitors back and forth between Falmouth and Martha’s Vineyard.  The beach also features calm waves and rock jetties to explore with the Nobska Lighthouse visible to the East.

Another spot to view a spectacular sunset is Old Silver Beach. Of all the Falmouth beaches, Old Silver is the most popular for those seeking a wide and long beach with fine white sand. It is a more active beach due to its popularity with families and children as it is on the Buzzards Bay side and therefore has a bit warmer water (in the 70’s) and very calm wave activity.

Two Best Places to watch sunset

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So now lets talk about the two best places to watch sunset in Falmouth, Cape Cod. It is a toss up on which of these two is the number 1 best sunset location in falmouth as personal preference will determine so we suggest you explore each one of the two during your getaway to Falmouth. Both of the top two place to watch sunset shared below are also two of the most popular locations for couples to get engaged.

The Knob is an excellent sunset spot and it is best known for its tranquil setting. The Knob is a top attraction in Falmouth at any time of day as reflected on Tripadvisor. The land was donated as a sanctuary by Cornelia Carey in the 1970’s. We love sharing a map with guests to guide them to this hidden gem near Quissett Harbor. A trail extends from the Harbor to the Knob overlook and is just under a mile in total length. The trail is very easy to navigate and you can expect to experience numerous bird calls as over 100 species of birds have been logged in The Knob area. The remarkable views from atop The Knob include Buzzards Bay, the Elizabeth Islands and sometimes as far as Rhode Island. You do not have to complete the walk to the end of The Knob to experience a beautiful sunset as you can stop once you reach the beach area and just pick a spot to sit down and relax as the sun sets.

The other outstanding sunset spot is known for the expanse of ocean you can see with Martha’s Vineyard in the distance during a sunset. This spot is Nobska lighthouse which overlooks Vineyard Sound and the uninhabited Nonamessett Island (the most easterly of the Elizabeth Islands). A wonderful 1 minute youtube video was recently shared on YouTube.The lighthouse is located at the spot near where Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound meet in the Woods Hole village of Falmouth, Cape Cod. The lighthouse has been in this spot since being built in 1828. A short drive from The Captain’s Manor Inn, you will arrive at the lighthouse. There is limited parking on site and further down the beach are some other parking options. The views from the lighthouse are just spectacular during the day as well as for sunset. Sitting atop a bluff provides a wide angle of viewing for all the sailing kayaking, ferrying etc. that take place on the beautiful Vineyard Sound.

When you plan your Cape Cod getaway it will be our pleasure to help you plan to watch a beautiful sunset from land or you may opt for a sunset cruise leaving Falmouth Harbor to sail Vineyard Haven.

Cape Cod Kayak|Falmouth Ma

July 26, 2011 by insideout

Many of our guests at The Captain’s Manor Inn enjoy the outdoors during their time in Falmouth, Cape Cod.  Outdoor activities include hiking spots such as Beebe Woods or Spohr Gardens, biking on the Shining Sea bikeway, walking the village main street, swimming over at Surf Drive beach and kayaking.  Cape Cod Kayak located in the village of Cataumet in Falmouth has been a favorite of our guests in terms of equipment rentals and tours.  So next time you visit perhaps you might like to try a new outdoor adventure and head over to Cape Cod Kayak to see some of our beautiful seashore from a new angle.

click here for Cape Cod Kayak’s site

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