The fall has arrived and while the nights are getting cooler, that doesn’t mean that things aren’t still heating up 30 miles out to sea! And our friends at Harborview Nantucket are making it so that getting bACK to your Happy Place is a breeze and can even save you a little cash to spend on your Fall vaca with a mid-week special going all the way from now until New Years! So if you’re looking for an off season escape to your favorite island, book now and take 15% off all mid-week reservations with code blACKbook15. And Harborview is so special that we’ve got why you should come bACK to this blACKbook favorite from A to Z!
A is for AMENITIES
The team at Harborview Nantucket goes above and beyond with your stay. From having a driver pick you up at either the ferry or the airport, to setting up your vacation with their concierge services, to their daily housekeeping to keep your cottage pristine, the guest services are top notch and go far beyond their warm welcome.
B is for BEACH
Stay and play at Harborview and you have your own private beach located at the end of their iconic walkway… it’s the perfect place to wake and grab your coffee and sit with your toes in the sand as you watch the boats in the harbor.
C is for CROWS NEST
Boasting 1,695 square feet with views of both Monomoy and Brant Point from its expansive balcony, this townhouse style, two-story lodge includes two queen size beds and two full bathrooms that sleeps 6. With one large master bedroom with a den and pullout sofa, open living room space, fully equipped kitchen and dining area, fireplace, W/D, and stellar wifi (we can surely attest after our blACKbook staycations) you can soak up all the property has to offer with stunning harbor views from the large, second-story terrace.
D is for DECKS
Yes, each of the 11 Harborview Nantucket cottages comes with their own deck and/or balcony so you can savor the ocean views from your own private outdoor space!
E is for EBB & FLOW
A standalone cottage with a charming covered porch, this one bedroom plus loft (totaling 1 king and 1 queen bed that sleeps 4) is 819 square feet with an open kitchen, large farm style dining table, a spacious living area, high ceilings and overlooks the manicured lawn, which is the perfect set up for a getaway with your furry friend.
F is for FAIR WIND
You’ll immediately feel at home in this 1,285 square foot two-story, two-bedroom, two bath that provides the best of a hotel and rental home combined. Fair Wind sleeps 6 with both a king and queen en suite bedroom and a sofa bed with unobstructed, stunning water views that can be enjoyed from the entirety of the first floor’s expansive living and dining spaces. This space also offers a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, fireplace, W/D, and complimentary Wi-Fi and is also pet friendly.
G is for GUYS TRIP
Our favorite guy blogger MANtucket blACKbook gave the scoop on how to enjoy the father/son trip at Harborview … so gents, take note! This is a great way to grab dad, head down to the island and get a good golf trip in while you’re at it!
I is for ISLAND-LIVING
The rich history of Nantucket can be seen throughout walking around Nantucket… and staying at Harborview means you are just a minute’s walk to the Cobblestone Streets, a quick bike ride to the beloved beaches at Jetties and Steps, and moments from the Nantucket Whaling Museum, so you don’t have stray far from HN to see and experience the best of Nantucket!
H is for HERMIT CRAB
Cozy up in this one bedroom, one bath 800 square foot nautical inspired accommodation. With a king bed, large living area with loft, twin sofa bed, fireplace, W/D, and complimentary Wi-Fi, Hermit Crab is a great spot to shell-ebrate fall on this beautiful island.
J is for JEEP
Not only is it great to rent a Jeep and take a drive out to Great Point while you get out and explore, but Harborview has parking right in front of the cottages so you can park your rental car right next to the property!
K is for KAYAKS & MORE!
Love to enjoy Nantucket on the water? Harborview Nantucket offers you kayaks to paddle around and see the island from another view! BONUS: they have stand up paddle boards AND sailing boats too!
L is for LOCAL
Our friends at Harborview Nantucket know that the best part of visiting Nantucket is getting the locals scoop! And inside their office, you’re met by their talented concierge team that can help you make and create your ideal vacation from reservations to rentals for guided tours, bike tours, brewery tours and beyond! (or lets be honest, you can also just get super chill and simply savor a local brew on their private beach!)
M is for MINI-MOON
Looking for a great way to relax and decompress after your big day? Harborview is a beautiful place for a mini-moon and we’ve got the full scoop from Miss blACKbook’s best friend’s mini-moon details here!
N is for NAUTILUS
Complete with an en suite king master bedroom, waterfront balcony, queen guest bedroom, sleeping loft with a queen sofa bed, and two and a half baths, this standalone 1,345 square foot option is great for families or small groups of 6. Equipped with an open kitchen, living area, fireplace, W/D, off street parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a private dining patio, you’ll never want to leave.
O is for OCTOBER
P is for PISCES
Just steps away from the sand, this 1,322 square foot private, freestanding rental that sleeps up to 6 guests includes two en suite bedrooms with a king and queen bed and an extra sleeping loft with a queen sofa bed. Enjoy all the classic amenities with stunning views from both the master balcony and first floor patio.
Q is for QUIET
Yes, peace and Quiet surround the Harborview property and while you’ll have a great community access, you also truly have your own space to chill out and just be.
R is for RETREATS
Here at blACKbook we’ve hosted the gamut of retreats at Harborview. From our 2016 Entrepreneur Escape to the Fall Girls Wellness Getaway with wellness expert Jessa Blades… with their full kitchen and connective living spaces, these cottages make for the perfect backdrop for R&R and enlightenment as your own personal retreat space!
S is for SEABREEZE
At the heart of the property is Seabreeze, a 1,455 square foot 3 bedroom (1 king, 1 queen, 2 twins), 3 bathroom residence with the largest living area and sweeping views even from the dining table. In addition to the well-appointed features Harborview offers, this space is also handicap accessible.
T is for TRANQUIL TIDES
Harborview beach is a special spot for a romantic toast for two, an easy dip for tots to wade in the water, as well as the perfect place to set sail or SUP into a sunset.
U is for UNION
as in the Union of Marriage… and did you know that the entire property can be rented out for Weddings? Housing up to 46 guests, you can have everyone stay and play in downtown luxury by renting out the entire place! BONUS: Harborview can accommodate intimate wedding ceremonies as they can also have 75 guests on the lawn!
V is for VINEYARD
as in Nantucket Vineyard! When you’re staying at Harborview, have the team get your over to Cisco Brewers so you can tour the Vineyard (and brewery and distillery!) and learn first hand what makes Cisco Brewery the “Happiest Place On Earth!”
W is for WINDWARD
Looking for a more informal feel for the whole family? Windward is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom ideal for larger families and groups. With 2 living rooms, a king bedroom, queen bedroom, and 2 twin bedrooms and a sleeper sofa there is plenty of space for up to 10 guests! While the decor reflects a more unadorned humble island style, the service is still top notch with some of the best water reviews on the compound.
X marks THE SPOT
The location of Harborview Nantucket makes it one eXtraordinary spot for Nantucket novices and longtime island lovers alike. The kids are moments from Maria Mitchell Aquarium and dinner at the Lobster Trap, adults can choose to sip on coffee from their full kitchen or stroll over to Handlebar Cafe, and you can enjoy the seaside just steps from your cottage or grab Fresh sandwiches and head out to Cisco or Surfside.
Y is for YOUTHS (and YORKIES!)
Kids and parents both love Harborview … which makes this the ideal space for family friendly vacations. BONUS… if you have a Yorkie (ha, or any dog for that matter) you can also stay and play at Harborview Nantucket with your furry friend as several of the cottages are pet friendly.
Z is for ZZZ’s
We all know that the best part about being on vacation is catching up on good sleep… and with quality bedding, uber soft pillows and en suite bathrooms, (many with a bath!) you’ll find yourself really getting into the vacay groove when staying at the Harborview Nantucket cottages!