Those residing on Cape Cod know that even a small coastal town can get hectic, particularly in the summer months. Sometimes, you just need an escape.
Fortunately, Cape Cod has some great places to have your very own “staycation,” whether for an afternoon, weekend, or even a week. Rather than cozy up in Cape Cod rentals with a book and a glass of wine, why not do something special for a change?
Head to one of these fantastic day spas or resorts for a day – or few – of relaxation and fun. To help you get started, here are some of our picks for spas, resorts, and private clubs on beautiful Cape Cod.
Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
This five-star Harwich resort is the perfect getaway for someone who craves a little bit of luxury.
Spend a day at the spa or on the green, then a night in one of their bright ocean view suites. Le Petite Day Spa is exclusively for Wequassett guests and offers a menu of services like none other. If you want to indulge, go for the Ultimate Spa Package, which includes a hydrating facial, an exfoliating body treatment, and an hour-long aromatherapy massage– three hours of pure bliss.
The Whalewalk Inn & Spa
The Whalewalk is Eastham is an eastern seaboard-style bed and breakfast that’s been turned into an exquisite resort and spa.
Stay at their homey, vintage-cottage bedrooms, and wake up feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Then, head to the on-site spa a variety of massages – Swedish, deep tissue, aromatherapy – all under $100. After your treatment, head to the jacuzzi for a quick dip before dinner. The inn an indoor has a hot tub surrounded by houseplants.
Chatham Bars Inn
From whale watching to stunning golf courses, there are lots of activities on Cape Cod. Chatham Bars Inn is a paradise amid the busyness. This stylish, historic resort offers private beach access right near lots of activities and attractions.
It boasts a state-of-the-art fitness facility, with weights, equipment, and regular fitness classes. The spa offers treatments that cure body, mind, and soul.
Chatham Bars Inn has an excellent restaurant that focuses on buying from local. Their fine dining restaurant offers farm-to-table meals with classic ingredients, and The Sacred Cod, a more casual, sports bar-style restaurant.
The New Seabury on Cape Cod
As far as private clubs go, the New Seabury may be the best on the Cape. It features an incredible green, a huge outdoor pool, and a number of excellent restaurants, from the sandwich counter to raw bar, to casual-fine dining. No spa here, but the environment will have you relaxed in no time.
The challenging golf course is a great escape for those who have trouble sitting still. Play a few rounds in the morning, then spend the afternoon by the pool. Now that’s what we call a perfect way to spend your staycation.
Beach Plum Spas
This spa chain has two locations on Cape Cod: one in the Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa in Sandwich, and another in the Cape Codder in Hyannis.
This highly rated spa has a long list of services for men, women, and children. Services include massages, body treatments, facials, and mani-pedis. Combine one of these treatments with a private bath soak. The spa also offers a long list of packages, both day and overnight. For a real escape, book an overnight spa package for couples, a girls’ getaway, and moms-to-be.
The Cape Codder location not only has rooms and a spa, but also has its very own water park for both kids and adults to enjoy. Side, float, and swim to your heart’s content, before heading to the resort’s restaurant.
Stay With Us
When staying at our Cape Cod rentals, you know you’re getting clean, homey accommodations on the Cape. When you need a break, head to one of the nearby spas, resorts, and private clubs to treat yourself to an afternoon of indulgence. Play a game of golf, spend a few hours at the spa, and take a stroll on the beach. Then, treat yourself to one of the many resorts restaurants and clubhouses. You won’t be sorry you took the afternoon off!