Cottages & Lofts
Nantucket, New England
We organize stays to this property as part of a longer customized itinerary, please contact our travel specialists to start crafting your vacation.
At a Glance
Spacious well-equipped accommodation for families
Offers the flexibility of self-catering with a concierge on hand
Located steps from the buzz of Nantucket town
The complimentary beach bus which transports guests to different beaches
Your own little Nantucket vacation cottage
Meet our specialists
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Cottages & Lofts
Cottages and Lofts are found on Nantucket Island which is all your childhood fantasy vacations rolled into one. With sweeping beaches, gingerbread cottages, days spent messing about on boats, magnificent harbors and rugged beauty, Nantucket, which only measures 3 miles by 14 miles, is quintessential wholesome Cape Cod.
Perched right on picturesque Nantucket Harbor amid the yachts are the Cottages and Lofts, a collection of 29 weathered-shingle vacation cottages. The sounds of seagulls, slapping halyards, and occasional horns from passing ferries make you feel like you’re bobbing alone on a privately moored yacht, only with more space and luxuries to hand!
The accommodation ranges from studios to one, two and three bedroom cottages or lofts, making them ideal for couples or families. The attractive modern décor nods to the nautical: white walls, navy-blue rugs, and polished-pine floors and furniture. They have spacious homely sitting rooms, well equipped kitchenettes, and slate-floored bathrooms, all adding to the beach cottage vibe. All have water views and some have picture windows plus a little garden terrace or deck from which to take in the morning sun and watch boats hoisting their sails for the day.
While Cottages and Lofts doesn’t have its own restaurant there is plenty of choice within walking distance and at its sister properties, the White Elephant and Wauwinet. There is a concierge on hand to help organize activities, from bike rental to picnics, restaurant reservations or booking spa treatments, to a day’s fishing or sailing and fun family activities.
Nantucket is all about the beach and Cottages and Lofts can provide everything you need for the perfect day out: from coolers and picnics, to beach chairs, umbrellas and towels or boogie boards. In addition there’s no need to worry about transportation with their complimentary beach shuttle service.
Cottages and Lofts feature 24 Nantucket Waterfront Cottages and five Deluxe Lofts. You can choose from one, two or three bedroom. The cottages enjoy sweeping views of Nantucket Harbor and have stylish but casual furnishings to create a homely feel. The lofts are located directly on Straight Wharf, and similar to the cottages are decorated with a very homely and cosy feel. Most of the accommodation comes with a kitchen, living area and deck.
Location & Directions
Nantucket, New England
Cottages & Lofts is located alongside the magnificent harbor and close to the downtown area in Nantucket. Nantucket is located 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
When to go
The most popular time to visit the island for most visitors is in the summer, when the beaches offer healthy waves and the days are long. The season is generally from Memorial Day till Labour Day weekend. There are occasional rainy days even in the summer, but most days are sunny. There may be a morning or late evening fog that can be almost surreal as it envelops the town. The ocean breezes keep temperatures mild with rarely a blistering heat or major snowstorm in the winter.
Many visitors also enjoy the autumn months the most as September offers cooler temps and far less crowds. There is usually an "Indian summer" in October with a few beach days as well. The fall also offers lower rates, easier reservations, and virtually kid-free. The off-season makes for a good getaway, too, as many of the restaurants and shops stay open till the vacations.