Nantucket's Iconic Luxury Resort
The Wauwinet is Open for the 2023 Season and is celebrating Daffodil Weekend, April 28-30, 2023!
A blend of historic charm and modern coastal elegance, our luxury resort is an oceanfront refuge with breathtaking views of the bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Nantucket's only member of Relais & Châteaux hotels, our iconic oceanfront resort offers inviting rooms and cottage suites, historic architecture, beaches, and local cuisine, surrounded by the beauty of Nantucket Island. Recently renovated, The Wauwinet, is an important Nantucket landmark hotel for White Elephant Resorts, a unique collection of hotels and resorts on beautiful Nantucket Island and in Palm Beach, Florida. With luxury boutique hotels along Nantucket Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean, White Elephant Resorts brings a timeless allure and refined charm to these East Coast destinations. Be immersed with breathtaking ocean views, golden sand beaches, historic architecture, and gastronomic adventure.
STAY WHERE LIFE MOVES EXQUISITELY SLOWER
REASONS TO STAY
Curl Up With A Hardcover Book And A Soft Summer Sunset
Lounge on our oceanfront lawn with a cocktail and a beautiful sunset. Our lawn is also the perfect place for special events and weddings.
Walk down to our two idyllic beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Bay. Enjoy lounging on the golden sands, swimming, boogie boarding, kayaking and boating on the Nantucket's northeeastern shore.
Bay View Dining
Relax with drink on the TOPPER"S Deck overlooking Nantucket Bay. Our famous waterfront restaurant serves fresh local seafood and New England inspired cuisine and an outstanding wine list.
Experience Nantucket your way. Enjoy kayaking and paddle boarding adventures, hop on our free bikes to explore the island, hit the tennis court, or take a boat cruise on The Wauwinet Lady.
Pedal Your Way To ParadiseBike around the beautiful island of Nantucket with complimentary bicycles. Ride into downtown, explore beautiful beaches, and trek miles of bike trails to lighthouses, historic sites, and new adventures.
TOPPER'SCruise over to TOPPER"S on the Wauwinet Lady and take in stunning views of the bay. The 20-passenger boat offers service between The Wauwinet and White Elephant for a fun Nantucket dining and boating experience.
In Room Dining
Room ServiceWake up to a delicious breakfast sandwich and a mimosa. Enjoy lunch with the kids or a romantic dinner in your room, suite or cottage. Order up delicious local cuisines from the TOPPER'S menu, as well as wine, beer and cocktails.
TOPPER'S BY WATER
Wauwinet LadyCruise over to TOPPER"S on the Wauwinet Lady and take in stunning views of the bay. The 20-passenger boat offers service between The Wauwinet and White Elephant for a fun Nantucket dining and boating experience.
Specials & Packages
Summer for LessStay three nights from Sunday to Thursday this summer and enjoy up to 20% our peak rates. Enjoy all the perks of the summer including blue skies, shopping downtown and long days on the beach. For reservations call 1-800 ISLANDS and mention for SFL special or click on the link below.
Indulge in a luxury getaway on Nantucket with a two-night stay at The Wauwinet with a delicious breakfast each morning. Enjoy lunch and dinner at TOPPER's and a dozen local oysters and champagne upon arrival. Splurge the Nantucket way.
A WEDDING VENUE AS TIMELESS AS LOVE ITSELF
Celebrate your wedding on the magnificent shores of Nantucket at The Wauwinet. Our historic luxury resort offers beautiful waterfront venues, locally inspired cuisine, and authentic island charm. Reserve the entire resort for a private Nantucket wedding retreat.
Meeting Spaces That Inspire You
Be inspired. Feel relaxed. Connect with friends and team members. The Wauwinet features indoor and outdoor meeting venues, including our Sunroom and TOPPER'S Deck for business and social events on the Nantucket coast.
EXPLORE NANTUCKET ISLAND
Downtown NantucketExplore historic downtown Nantucket dotted with local shops, boutiques, art galleries, attractions, and classic New England architecture.View All Attractionsabout Downtown Nantucket
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife RefugeEnjoy hiking, biking and 4x4 tours through this pristine and protected wildlife refuge. Explore this ruggedly beautiful habitat and barrier island with dunes, forest, trails, and the best beaches in Nantucket.View All Attractionsabout Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
Great Point LighthouseWalk a few miles across the beach to the most powerful light in New England on the northernmost point of Nantucket Island. Great Point Lighthouse guides mariners with its flashing light across the ocean.View All Attractionsabout Great Point Lighthouse