We all know that feeling… the weekend is coming to an end, and two nights is never long enough on the grey lady. When you want an extra day to stay and play, look no further than Harborview Nantucket. With their Fall Special, you can enjoy 3 nights for the price of 2 at any of their 11 luxury cottages! Each of these unique spots incorporates stunning classic design and uses green building materials, and the highest quality of construction to compliment the high quality waterfront views! From a one bedroom cottage (perfect for those honeymooners) to a four bedroom property to fit the whole family, there is a Harborview for everyone! And how do you enjoy the perfect off season weekend getaway? You know we’ve got you covered.
Arrive via Cape Air flight, which still has a dozen flights out of Boston every day, making your journey out of the city a breeze! Our friends at Harborview will pick you up in their Tahoe and bring you directly down to your luxury cottage oasis! Soak in the island air and lounge on their private beach as you get yourself situated on island time.
BONUS: Toast to your getaway with some local Cisco Brews while you’re at it…. it’s in your fridge waiting for you!
Now that you’ve had time to get settled, it is about time to get ready for a night out on the town! Island favorite Nautilus is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday in October, and while their summertime reservation policy calls for waiting in line day of, the Fall comes with more flexibility to you can reserve your spot a month in advance! After snacking on some poke, riblets, and crab fried rice with a healthy mix of craft cocktails, take yourself for a little stroll around town. One of the best parts of staying at Harborview is its proximity to everything!
Great coffee and a crazy beautiful view? Yes please! Lucky for us, you can get both right out your front door and by walking right next next door! After a nights sleep that you only dare to dream about in your cozy downtown cottage, grab a Handlebar mocha latte and a Wicked Island morning bun and stroll back to let that caffeine settle in while you enjoy the views from your deck! Looking to get ACKtive? Get dropped off at Bartlett’s Farm where you can explore the beautiful farm in the fall and take a class with Dharma Yoga upstairs! BONUS: rock your exclusive Crane & Lion racerback tank for the Harborview while you’re at it!
Mid-day meal downtown? You’ve earned it! Nothing makes us happier than when LoLa 41 opens back up for lunch this mid October! So stroll on over to North Beach Street and treat yourself to a LoLa burger and truffle fries to this island institution. (Trust us when we say save room for the Tres Leches for dessert!)
After lunch and libations, head back to your Harborview oasis and curl up on your couch for some Saturday college football. We love how these cottages feel like your home away from home – each one is totally unique and cozy! BONUS: The fireplaces are not just for show – build yourself a fire and really get ready for some relaxation!
Big Saturday dinner out? Take date night to the next level with a farm to fork Italian Feast at Ventuno! This restaurant has been a favorite for the past six seasons, and the downstairs bar is the perfect place to continue that intimate vibe of the weekend, while savoring those meatballs and martinis. With seven rooms, great music and outstanding cuisine, this is the ideal spot for a romantic night for two, dinner out with a big group, or a quick bite at one of their three bars!
Normally, this would be check out day, but with the Fall special at Harborview, you get a bonus day to soak in a little extra island air! We’re going to show you the best way to enjoy that extra time… but first, sleep in a little later in your super comfy bed, and start your day off with your cup of joe in the cottage with a view.
Next up, stretch out and take a walk around the docks, which will make your feel like you have the island to yourself this time of year. If you’re into working out, you can walk to Studio Nantucket which is right downtown to get your sweat session in for the day at the barre. Or, if you’re just in the mood to chill and shop around the rock… some of our favorite boutiques are still open during the off season, and boast some of the best sales out there! Get the ultimate hostess gift at Milly & Grace, your new favorite cashmere sweater at The Lovely, fix your man up with a pair of Nantucket Reds from Murray’s Toggery Shop, and get your Nantucket ornaments and ACK jewelry favorites from Blue Beetle… all in a days work!
Food Trucks, live music, brewery, distillery AND a vineyard? All in one place? Say no more! There is no place quite like Cisco Brewery, and it is the ideal spot to sip and savor the ultimate ACK vibes, with tunes from local bands wafting through the air!
Take advantage of that full kitchen at Harborview Nantucket and get a dinner to go! One of our favorite ways to cook at home is with Lemon Press To Go and their drop off meals. They give you all the fixings, so you don’t have to worry about shopping for all the ingredients to make a beautiful home cooked meal. Stir up a delicious and healthy meal, light some candles, and enjoy your last night by staying in and fully enjoying your cottage!
It’s time to check out, but don’t leave without taking a little bit of the Harborview with you! Stay cozy in their fleece Patagonia pullovers, which you can purchase online here! Although it is time to check out, your stay doesn’t have to end on a sad note. You can have the Harborview store your bags for one more stroll ’round the rock, get yourself a smoothie or sandwich from Fresh to savor on your way out, and enjoy the last moments of this epic three day vacay.
Finally, get in that Harborview Tahoe and have them drop you back off at the airport. While you’re waiting for your flight, go ahead and look into their online calendar here, so you can start planning your next trip!