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Apr 12 2017

Daffodil Weekend

Since the 1970s Daffodil Weekend has represented a celebration of spring on Nantucket and serves as a reawakening of the island from its winter nap. Harborview Nantucket’s ideal location in-town and on the water provides guests with luxury accommodations and access via a short walk, to the following weekend festivities: Daffy parade, antique car show, art shows, flower show, spring shopping and more. Daffy-Dos: Friday, April 28 4-6pm: Marvelous Whites for Daffy Madness- A white wine tasting at Epernay Wine & Spirits, 1 North Beach St.,  to help you choose the perfect bottle for your Daffy picnic. 6pm: Theatrical Premiere of…

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Jan 17 2017

MAKE HARBORVIEW NANTUCKET YOUR OCCASION DESTINATION!

Planning or attending an event on Nantucket? Our 11 luxury cottages are ideal for hosting a family reunion, corporate retreat, intimate wedding or special occasion. We’re also perfectly arranged to accommodate you and your guests for events held elsewhere on the island!   Harborview Nantucket is where you will experience the quintessence of Nantucket Island living and the luxuries of a resort hotel. With easy access to the cobblestoned streets of Town and the panoramic harbor, guests are able to enjoy the many conveniences of Nantucket.   With 23 total rooms throughout our 11 cottages, Harborview Nantucket creates the perfect private retreat…

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Dec 13 2016

Luxury Island Shopping You Can Find Year Round!

There is always a reason to look for a gift, for a friend, a loved one, or even yourself! This holiday season you can relax and shop with ease. One of the best places to find a gift for everyone on your list? Harborview Nantucket! Reflect back on your favorite summer memories as you sip from a custom Tervis Tumbler (in either red, gray or navy blue) with the nautical Harborview logo reminding you of warm sailing days. Cozy up against the winter chill in one of our Patagonia fleeces, one for every member of your family! Enjoy your morning…

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Sep 09 2016

Nantucket Scalloping Season

  Nantucket scallops are a special delicacy for those who get the chance to enjoy them. They are known for their sweetness that has hints of the sea in its taste. They have been hailed as the tastiest scallops in the entire world, as well as the black truffle of the seafood world. They are unique to Nantucket and as that is the case, they must be fully appreciated. Luckily for anyone in Nantucket in October, you and anyone else, can participate in family scalloping. November 1st marks the beginning of the commercial season for the harvest, sale, and purchase…

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Jan 28 2016

Best Ways to Enjoy a Nantucket Sunset

Nantucket is one of the top locations to enjoy gorgeous beaches, award winning restaurants, and high end shopping, and they are all within walking distance to one another! One of Nantucket’s best kept secrets that you cannot miss are the magnificent sunsets that grace the skies’ over Nantucket that are present all year round. From Madaket to Sconset, all across the island you cannot miss the spectacular views of the sun ending its day as you start your night. The top places to catch the sun as it descends from the sky are: Madaket Beach Cisco Beach Eel Point Smith’s…

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Nov 13 2015

A Thanksgiving Feast From Bartlett’s Farm

Bartlett’s Farm is the oldest and largest family owned and operated farm on Nantucket Island, located on Bartlett Farm Road. As you turn on to the road and drive through the fields of fresh vegetables growing and see Ben and Jerry, the adorable cows grazing in the grass, you just know you are somewhere special. Walking in to the market, the smells of fresh produce, soup, sandwiches, and baked goods waft over you and you know you are home. From the aisles of organic products, to the smiles of the employees, Bartlett’s is the kind of place that makes you…

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Aug 25 2015

30 Things To Do on Nantucket

If you’re making your way to Nantucket this summer, we’ve made a list of the top 30 things to do while on island. Whether you love shopping, eating, drinking, or just relaxing on the beach, we have got you covered! 30 Things To Do on Nantucket Start your morning with a shot of espresso at Handlebar Cafe. Take a bike tour of the island with Nantucket Bike Tours. Spend a rainy day exploring the Whaling Museum. Take a picnic to Sankaty Head Light. Do a beer or wine tasting at Cisco Brewer. Enjoy a BYOB breakfast at Black-Eyed Susan’s. Spend…

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May 15 2015

Introducing Our Newest Addition: Windward

Traveling with family and friends is one of the best perks of summer vacation and at Harborview Nantucket, we’re excited to introduce the perfect accommodations for those summer getaways. Introducing Windward, our two-story luxury cottage that can comfortably accommodate 8-10 guests. With sweeping water views that can be enjoyed from either of the two decks, this cottage is the perfect spot to spend valuable time with friends & family, while enjoying your stay on Nantucket Island. This spacious cottage offers direct access to the private Harborview beach and incredible views of Nantucket harbor. Boasting large upper and lower decks comfortably furnished…

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