Signature Experiences

Summer on Nantucket

Summer on Nantucket is iconic- beach days, ice cream cones, and long days that stretch into night. This year many are excited to summer a little longer with us in September.  

Summer Longer, in September

Insiders know that September is the best month to be on the island. Enjoy spectacular summer weather, fewer crowds, and wonderful sense of quiet relaxation throughout the island. Many of The Nantucket Hotel’s summer experiences and amenities are available throughout September.

 

Center Street White House with Lawn
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Only at The Nantucket

Welcome to The Nantucket Hotel the last of the Grand Old hotels on Nantucket Island. Built in 1891 and lovingly restored to its historic footprint in 2012. Here are a few reasons why The Nantucket does summer like no one else:
  • Antique Firetruck Rides
  • Complimentary Children’s Program
  • The Nantucket Club Fitness Facilities
  • Beach Shuttles
  • Two Heated Pools
  • Water-View Suites
  • Walkable Distance to Downtown & Brant Point Lighthouse
  • Complimentary Ferry Pick-Up & Drop-Off
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Stroll Downtown

With shopping, dining, and sightseeing along its timeless cobblestone streets, Main Street Nantucket is bustling with activity all summer long. Just a short and beautiful stroll from the front door of the hotel, downtown is our backyard and our guests enjoy the unique access that comes with it!

A vintage photo of people walking on a dirt road
Lobster in a bowl with shellfish

Weekly Clambakes!

With traditional New England Clambakes each Monday in the Breeze terrace Summer evenings at The Nantucket are full of flavor and good company.

Lobster in a bowl with shellfish
Weekly Clambake
A woman plays the guitar
Pinot on the Porch

Summer Evenings

With Old Fashioned New England Clambakes each Monday in the Breeze terrace, and live music, drinks, and light bites on the front porch each night of the week, Summer evenings at The Nantucket are full of flavor and good company.

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Complimentary Kids Club

Our complimentary Children’s Day program is a fun way for the kids to start the day. With a full morning of programming, from adventures on the hotel’s antique firetruck and Pirate Day, to activities and games with counselors, our Children’s program is a great way for them to make friends and memories while giving you the morning off from being a parent!

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Nightly S'mores

From July 1st through August 31st from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm families can reserve a place around the fireplace to enjoy some self-serve s’mores!

It’s one family at a time, so make sure to reserve your space with the front desk ahead of time!

Father and daughter with s'mores in hand
A man stands in the pool, talking to a woman sitting on the edge

The Nantucket Club

Nantucket’s premier spa and fitness club is located at The Nantucket Hotel and our guests enjoy access to the club’s classes, pool, gym, and spa facilities. Keep fit while you’re with us, join a yoga class, or schedule a session with our award winning personal trainer!

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Oysters and Rose

Rosé on the Porch

Is it even summer without rosé and oysters?
 
Join us daily on the front porch of The Nantucket Hotel for Whispering Angel rosé, oysters on the half shell, and truffle fries. Offered 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM through the end of September.

 

Two-Island Adventure

We’ve made it just as easy to enjoy Martha’s Vineyard while you’re with us at The Nantucket. Our concierge and reservations team can arrange your overnight stay at our award-winning sister resort, Winnetu Oceanside Resort, so you can see both of these magical islands!

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A lighthouse in the blue skies
A vintage fire truck overlooking the beach

Walk or Ride to the Beach

Pack for a beach day and ride in one of our memorable antique vehicles to the beach. With beach runs posted in the lobby every day, let us take the hassle out of getting to and from the beach—and make it fun too! Shuttles make runs to Jetties beach. The harbor waters of Children’s Beach are only a short walk from the hotel.

Swimming

The Nantucket has two stunning outdoor swimming pools that are for guests to enjoy. Choose between the fun of our family pool or the serenity of our adult pool at The Nantucket Club. Poolside food & drink service is available all season long!

2 people sitting by the pool
2 people riding bikes

Bike Nantucket

There are no shortages of places a bike can take you on Nantucket. Bring your own bike, or pre-reserve a bike from Young’s Bike Shop (delivered right to the hotel!) and enjoy miles of bike routes from town to beach and back. 

Walk to the Lighthouse

Our most iconic neighbor is one of the first sights that will catch your eye if you arrive by boat. Brant Point Lighthouse is just a short walk from our front door and is the perfect destination for a morning walk with a cup of coffee. 

A sunset near a lighthouse and a ship in the ocean
Mom, Dad & Girl on Nantucket Beach - Runaway Bride Photo Package

Family Portraits

Capture your family vacation with a portrait session with local photographer Runaway Bride Nantucket!

 

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The Nantucket on Instagram

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How you do know it's October on Nantucket? The pumpkins start cascading down our front porch!

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Full sail through summer. Raise your hand ✋ if you’re looking forward to a September that promises to be just as beautiful!

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Summertime, and the living is easy

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A full service social, fitness, and pool club, right in Nantucket’s historic Brant Point. Tap the link in our bio to learn more about a week, month, or season-long membership at The Nantucket Club.

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Clambake season is upon us and @breezenantucket’s Old Fashioned Clambakes are happening each Monday this summer. Call ahead to reserve your seat! Link in bio for details.

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Have you tried @breezenantucket this summer? Chef Adam Votaw’s menu of small plates, shareables, and coastal creations is turning heads and bringing tables together.

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Old fashion hospitality never goes out of style.

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Summer’s here. Dive right in.

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We were honored that our bus was involved in Hafsa Lewis’ installation for @fairwindsnantucket’s Blooming Bids for Nantucket's Kids last week. Our wonderful old bus was looking gorgeous for a good cause. Follow our friends at @fairwindsnantucket for more.

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Breezing into the weekend with Lobster Tacos at @breezenantucket

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Beep! beep! Next stop, Summer!

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Happy Father’s Day to all the fun, inspiring, wise, and loving dads out there, from all of us at The Nantucket

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Monday night clambake are back starting June 28th! Each Monday this summer, @breezenantucket will be serving up our signature Clambakes with good food, good company, and live music. Space fills up fast, so be sure to make a reservation! Tap the link in our bio to learn more.

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