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Quaint Waterfront Vacations for Families & Couples Alike

The Cottages at the Boat Basin are the most unique way to experience Nantucket! Set within Nantucket Island's magnificent waterfront and just a short walk from historic downtown, the view from The Cottages is a panorama of sun, sea and boats in Nantucket's busy harbor; all enjoyed from outdoor patios or decks where guests can host outdoor picnics or clambakes. Tour Nantucket Town and stroll down the cobble-stoned streets and narrow lanes of this perfectly preserved whaling seaport, home to fascinating shops, museums and fine restaurants


Nantucket is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the world! Whether you prefer the gentle waters of Nantucket Sound or the wilder ocean waves, Nantucket Island has a beach you will love! Go just beyond the beach for great boating, fishing, seal cruises, whale watching, sailing, yachts, and more!

Pet Friendly

The Cottages at Boat Basin does offer pet-friendly cottage options for those who prefer to travel with their four-legged companion -- prior approval from innkeeper required. Please contact for more information regarding rates and restrictions

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Perched over Nantucket Harbor, The Cottages are located on Swain's Wharf and Old South Wharf, and the Lofts are on Straight Wharf. You'll find the lofts come complete with kitchens and luxurious amenities such as fine linens and flat screen TVs.


A retreat of understated elegance, the White Elephant Spa offers a rare blend of scenery and serenity. The Spa, which overlooks beautiful Nantucket Harbor, features treatments and services that blend the benefits of natural elements with innovative, results-driven products.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 24 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Nantucket
  • Nearby Water Nantucket Harbor
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) / 2.8 miles
  • Barnstable Municipal Boardman Polando Field (HYA) / 28.3 miles
  • Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY) / 28 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Bicycles
  • Library
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
  • Saltwater Fishing
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • In Room Safe
  • Microwave
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Shuttle Service
  • ATM
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Programs
Languages Spoken
  • English
24 Old South Wharf Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554 United States  
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