“What wonder, then, that these Nantucketers, born on a beach, should take to the sea
for a livelihood!… Two thirds of this terraqueous globe are the Nantucketer’s.
For the sea is his; he owns it, as Emperors own empires. “ Herman Melville, Moby Dick
NANTUCKET SPECIALS AND PACKAGES
Century House, a uniquely romantic inn on a Nantucket Island, offers Nantucket specials for Spring or Fall 2014. The Bucket of Romance available to newlywed couples and other couples celebrating a special occasion, or needing to get away from the hustle and bustle. Along with your 2 or 3 weeknight stay, the sumptuous “Gerry’s Berry Buffet Breakfast” is included for you to enjoy in our kitchen or the comfort of your room; It can also be enjoyed on the wrap-around veranda, patio or garden. All amenities included along with a complimentary bottle of champagne (or non-alcoholic beverage). A Bucket of Romance special package is available Sunday arrival – Thursday departure only; May 15 – June 15, 2014; September 10 – October 10, 2014 only. *Pricing excludes taxes/services; Not available May 25, 26. Based on availability.
Nantucket is the place to escape during the week. Explore Nantucket on the bicycle…just the two of you! Enjoy the breezes on a beautiful Nantucket day! Package includes TWO or THREE weeknight stay, Sensible Luxury Inn Desirable Amenities, “Gerry’s Berry Buffet Breakfast,” and a “Bicycle Built for Two” for the day of your choice. We encourage our guests to explore the island on bike. Over 29 miles of bike paths are available on Nantucket. The Madaket Bike path is nearer Century House. See our Activities page for more info. You can learn more about biking on Nantucket Island at your own speed. See bike routes, and how you can explore the island by bike on your own. Nantucket is known for its incredible bike path. Explore the island on bike and see the beauty and splendor. *Pricing excludes taxes/services. Based on availability and on a first come first serve basis. Please call to inquire and reserve your room and bicycle today. NOT AVAILABLE NOW. photo courtesy of Nantucket Bike Shop.
Century House offers a BUCKET of SKETCHING package. Learn to Sketch. Four and eight hour instruction available. Priced to entice, the Bucket of Sketching Stay offers a two week-night and three week-night stay at Century House, with mornings of art instruction from artist Anne Baldwin Butler. www.sketchingtours.com Both the Century House and Anne’s Sketching Tours have been recommended by Fodor’s guides to Nantucket and Boston Globe. Century House innkeepers have created the quintessential artist’s inn with its fine collection of Nantucket paintings, enthusiasm for the arts and charming accommodations. Serving the island traveler since the 1800′s, Century House looks forward to your artistic arrival! Vast sketching opportunities await as you meander through the winding streets of Nantucket Town and ‘Sconset. Anne’s outdoor classroom will teach you how to reproduce the essence of a unique doorway, a perennial garden, or the historic architecture of a 17th century home. NOT AVAILABLE NOW.
Explore the night sky! Monday – Thursday, weather permitting, Century House offers a night of constellations! Guided tour of the constellations and observations through telescopes. Observe the night sky and its’ wonders through the telescope at the Loines Observatory with renown astronomer. Package and special includes TWO or THREE weeknight stay, Monday – Wednesday, Sensible Luxury Inn Desirable Amenities, “Gerry’s Berry Buffet Breakfast,” and two tickets to the Nantucket Loines Observatory. *Pricing excludes taxes/services. Based on availability. Please call to inquire and reserve your room and tickets today. Call for details. NOT AVAILABLE NOW.