Ten of the Best Waterfront Inns
THE WATERFRONT: Discover romance near the water
There's something about water. Oceans, lakes and rivers provide some of the most serene areas in the world.
Find a bed & breakfast next to a body of water and you're bound to be in for a real treat.
Whether you are looking to escape the winter chill or you are trying to find the perfect romantic interlude, the waterfront rarely fails.
Bnbinns.com searched the country for 10 waterfront properties that are special places to rest the mind, body and soul.
The benefits of nature's water are no secret to the innkeepers of these extraordinary places. These inns are expressions of their environment, and staying at any one of the 10 inns is pure joy. As usual, we give them to you in no particular order. Each is excellent.
Elizabeth Pointe Lodge
98 S. Fletcher Ave., Amelia Island, Fla., 32034. Phone: (904) 277-4851. Rates: $160-270.
Blue Lantern Inn
The Inn at Bay Ledge
34343 Street of the Blue Lantern, Dana Point, Calif., 92629. Phone: (800) 950-1236. Rates: $155-500.
150 Sand Point Rd. Bar Harbor, ME 04069 Phone: (207) 288-4204
Domaine Madeleine B&B
146 Wildflower Ln, Port Angeles, Wash., 98362. Phone: (360) 457-4174. Rates: $145-225
Green Gables Inn
104 5th St., Pacific Grove, Calif., 93950. Phone: (831) 375-2095. Rates: $155-260.
Cliff House & Cottage
727 Windmill Dr., Whidbey Island, Freeland, Wash., 98249. Phone: (360) 331-1566. Rates: $195-450
The Harbor House Inn
5600 S. Hwy 1, Elk, Calif., 95432. Phone: (707) 877-3203, (800) 720-7474. Rates: $295-450
Although these 10 are among the best, we certainly did not cover all of the great waterfront inns. A few of our favorites didn't make the list, and we're sure you have at least a couple nominees of your own.