Ramy's Guide to Nantucket

Nantucket is one of the most idyllic New England escapes. Cobblestone streets and beautiful beaches, lighthouses and lobster rolls — its' quaint simplicity meshed with tasteful luxury make this island one of the most sought after destinations every summer. If you're planning a trip to Nantucket this season, check out Ramy's Guide to Nantucket below.  


WHERE TO STAY

The White Elephant - Known to be one of the finest luxury hotels on Nantucket Island, this waterfront resort has multiple propoerties suited to your needs.

The LifeHouse Hotel - Dating back to 1833, this mansion-turned-inn gives you all the feels of a New England bed and breakfast with a design-savvy, contemporary twist.

The Wauwinet - A 5 star hotel with a relaxing atmosphere. This luxurious Nantucket hotel boasts private beach access, as well as an on-site restaurant. Sailing and fishing opportunities are also offered.  

The White Elephant villages.

WHERE TO EAT

Lola 41- This high-end hot-spot serves sushi, cocktails & gourmet burgers. Make sure to call in advance - reservations fill up quickly!

Cru - This waterfront restaurant in the heart of Nantucket Harbor is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and oysters in a beautiful atmosphere.

Madaket Mille's - Perfect for when you're craving low-key Mexican food, margaritas and a great sunset.

Nautilus - Best Asian food on the island (in our opinion!) Musts: creative cocktails and the peking duck with bao buns.

Galley - The best sunset in town! Transport yourself to Europe during the weekend lunch scene where you'll dine in the sand and snack on crab cakes and chowder.

Ventuno - Elegant eatery in a Greek revival building serving refined Italian cooking, including the most delicious fresh pasta.

Downy Flake Donuts - Country cafe serving housemade donuts and simple American breakfast for more than 80 years.

 

Lobster roll from Cru.

WHERE TO SHOP

Eye of the Needle - The go-to boutique for the contemporary must-have's. You can shop Ramy Brook here!

Olivela - High-luxury boutique that donates 20% of your purchase to one of their children's charities.

Current Vintage - Recognized by Forbes, Town & Country, and Vogue, this shop is a vintage clothing, wine, and home goods boutique with rarefinds.

Centre Pointe Nantucket - This women owned business is a great store for unique home decor.

WHERE TO PARTY

Chicken Box - One of the most well-known bars on the island, this low-key roadhouse has regular concerts of blues, rock and jazz.

Gaslight - A restaurant that turns into a bar (with music most nights)! Gaslight serves contemporary food,great drinks and supports local indie bands.

Club Car - California inspired restaurant attached to a bar with late night karaoke.

Ciscos - A fun brewery with food trucks, famous drinks, music and beers.

Exterior of The Chicken Box.

WHERE TO VISIT

Walk Sconset to the Bluff - A lovely walk with ocean views, beautiful houses, flowers, birds, and pathways to water.

Sanford Farm Walking Loop - Beautiful walking loop passing by old farms and quaint, idyllic homes.

Fisherman's Beach - Fisherman's Beach is known as the less-crowded quiet beach - perfect for a day of relaxing!

Jetti's Beach - As Nantucket is known to have some of the most beautiful beaches in New England, Jetti's is for sure the most popular. Tip: pick up pizza from Gemelli's and bring over to the beach for sunset.

Sanford Farm Walking Loop.

WHAT TO PACK

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