If you want to stretch that dollar to the maximum while on a holiday, a good way is to find budget resorts that offer a good balance between comfort and price. Although the word ‘resort‘ does conjure up images of expensive places to stay, there are a lot of these resorts which offer the budget conscious traveler value for their money. Cape Cod in Massachusetts is a lovely place for a holiday and there are resorts here that will give you the perfect balance between comfort and location, without burning a hole in your pocket.
Belfry Inne and Bistro
For a near religious experience you could stay at The Belfry Inne and Bistro at Sandwich. A resort comprising of three buildings namely The Abbey, the Village House and the Painted Lady, this resort is just an hour’s drive from Boston. The Abbey was formerly a Catholic Church, the Painted Lady formerly the church rectory and the Village House a federal style home built way back in 1882. Meals are served at the Bistro, complete with stained glass windows, a fireplace and white linen. Featuring contemporary cuisine, the menu offers local fare which changes according to the season like the amazing seafood, fresh from the day boats coming in from the Atlantic. (image by Pouya).
The Race Point Lighthouse
A somewhat isolated and rustic place, The Race Point Lighthouse comprises of two buildings – the Keeper’s House and the Whistle House. Located in Provincetown, at the very tip of the Cape, The Race Point Lighthouse is just a two hour drive from Boston. Built in 1950s, the Keeper’s House has been restored to its original décor and offers three bedrooms on the second floor. The first floor is occupied by the keeper and the ground floor has the kitchen, the living room and a covered porch. While it offers more privacy, the Whistle House requires a four wheel drive vehicle to reach. With two bedrooms and full bath, this brick structure with high vaulted ceilings is the perfect getaway for those wanting a serene and calm ambiance.
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club
Imagine playing a round of golf at a Jack Nicklaus designed course while on holiday. A stay at the Villages side of The Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club allows your imagination to come true. Spread over three hundred acres, the Ocean Edge Resort also offers you tennis courts, three different outdoor pools along with one indoor pool, a basketball court and two fitness centers. Constructed in 1890, the Mansion, a Victorian style building with Gothic and Renaissance themes can transport you back in time. A popular place for families, The Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club offers activities for all – croquet, teen night outs, and beach fires and of course golf. Just one and a half hour away from Boston, The Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club is located at Brewster.(image by jasonpaulstephens).
So pack your bags and head out to Cape Cod in Massachusetts for that holiday you have always wanted – luxury, comfort, activities and a relaxed stay without having to empty your bank to enjoy it.
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