*The Beach Resort*Relaxed, uncrowded and unassuming. The Beach Resort commands a spectacular beach front location. Truly beach front on our exclusive guest only private stretch of Nantucket Sound(many miles from the seal colonies of the Atlantic beaches) boasting the warmest of Cape Cod waters. Harwich Port Village is only a short stroll along a quiet pathway to shopping and many various dining experiences. At this location you can truly park your car till it is time to leave. The ferry to Nantucket, as well as fishing and seal boats, are less than a half mile. Several golf courses and other amusements such as miniature golf, tennis, go carts, and bumper boats are in the local area. All guests staying at the Beach Resort have full use of the amenities at the Winstead Inn situated 1.5 miles north in Harwich center.
Discover Harwich and Harwich Port Harwich and Harwich Port(Happiest Seaside Town in America) are traditional seaside villages with lots of small town charm. There are saltwater beaches on Nantucket Sound and Pleasant Bay and many fresh water ponds for swimming. Sailboats, charter vessels, and pleasure crafts dot the harbors. Wychmere is the most picturesque and easily admired from Route 28 and especially nice with a picnic lunch. Saquatucket is a busy harbor for charter fishing, sailing and sightseeing cruises including seal watches and the Nantucket ferry. Main Street offers some delicious ethnic and traditional Cape restaurants. At the edge of town, the Brooks Free Library is an historic landmark worth exploring for reading material or the many special events held here each week, all year-round. Throughout the summer on Tuesday evenings at Brooks Park enjoy band concerts outdoors at the gazebo. Nearby Whitehouse Field is home to Cape Cod Baseball’s Harwich Mariners. Catch some of the best college stars and future pros during home games each week. Route 28 is the commercial hub of town with grey shingled cottages and painted town houses serving as shops, boutiques and restaurants. An outdoor gallery featuring the work of local artists is on show periodically throughout the summer in the village green by the Main Post Office.
The Harwich Cranberry Festival sponsors events throughout the month of September as it honors the harvesting of cranberries. There is something of interest for the whole family including crafts, beach parties, traditional foods, live music and more.