Quintessential Cape Cod.
As summer swiftly approaches, Cape Cod is the perfect destination for a tranquil getaway. The Cape’s picturesque coastline dotted with enchanting villages, lighthouses, and spectacular ocean beaches from which to enjoy the cool Atlantic breeze, set the stage for a laid-back and authentic New England experience.
Sitting on the elbow of the Cape, one such seaside town, Harwich, offers miles of unspoiled shorelines with countless coves and inlets. Here, the Wequassett Resort and Golf Club serenely rests on 27 acres of beaches, salt marshes, and woodlands. The perfect fusion of luxury and Cape Cod charm, the Wequassett is a resplendent hideaway with breathtaking views of Pleasant Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Wequassett, meaning “crescent on the water,” commemorates its rich history and discovery a few hundred years ago by Wampanoag Indians, and continues to emanate a feel of oneness with nature and reverence for the area’s natural beauty. Today, this waterfront retreat is comprised of 22 historic buildings, including the heart of the resort which is a classic 18th-century colonial house, surrounded by clusters of tidy clapboard cottages.
The spacious rooms are luxuriously appointed, with nautically inspired country décor, oversized windows and warm welcoming hues that immediately make you feel right at home. Choose a luxurious and lavish suite from the premiere Signature Collection, or opt for a more cozy Cottage Style room. Regardless, all 120 rooms feature spectacular views of either the beautifully landscaped, picture-perfect gardens, or magnificent ocean and bay views. Some rooms feature private decks and verandas with individual fire pits and loungers from which to take in the fresh salty air, along with comfortable sitting areas complete with a fireplace. The Molton Brown bath products, plush terry robes and linens, along with modern comforts ensure an enjoyable stay while taking in the timeless New England style.
After lounging in the suites and cottages, stroll along the meandering brick pathways, and make your way to Thoreau’s an old world styled pub or The Outer Bar & Grille, a casual poolside restaurant offering a spectacular setting for a pre-dinner cocktail or classic New England Clam Bake. Be sure to reserve a table at the elegant Twenty-Eight Atlantic, Wequassett’s signature restaurant that specializes in locally caught seafood delicacies. Complete your evening by the large fire pit, a popular gathering area at night, from where you can recount the day’s memorable activities.
With four Har-Tru tennis courts, two pools, two beaches, golf, bike trails, and watersports, activities abound at the Wequassett. Laze in one of the luxurious and oversized private pool cabanas and enjoy the vistas, or take a boat shuttle to Cape Cod’s National Seashore and enjoy a beachside picnic on the Outer Beaches.
Besides the many amenities onsite at the resort, take the time to explore the charming towns and attractions nearby. Just a short drive away is the quaint and picturesque town of Chatham dotted with local ice cream shops, art galleries and chic boutiques and later grab a drink at Squires- the melting pot of Cape Cod. For oyster lovers, embark on an oyster expedition and visit the Chatham Shellfish farm. Traverse Chatham’s Oyster Pond on a barge where you will learn how oysters are harvested and choose your own oysters directly from the farm to enjoy afterwards. Or visit Hog Island Beer Co. to learn more about Cape Cod’s emerging craft beer scene through a tour at Hog Island Beer Co. and taste their local brews paired with tasty gastropub bites.
Regardless of your selection of activities and excursions, your stay at Wequassett will be that quintessential Cape Cod vacation where you can experience the treasures of Cape Cod while enjoying the professional and warm hospitality, service, and style of a luxury resort.
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The easiest and quickest way to reach Cape Cod from New York City is via JetBlue’s daily direct flight from JFK to Hyannis which runs daily from June 15 until September 24.