Our favorite summer getaway is always Nantucket. Last year we weren’t able to visit and we missed it dearly, so we have been very excited to go back with our families this summer. We just spent a week and a half on the island and had the best time beach hopping, enjoying our favorite restaurants and trying new ones, and walking, walking, walking as far as our legs could take us. For the first part of the vacation, we stayed at Life House, a 200-year-old captain’s mansion turned inn, and are excited to share what we loved about it with you!
Located on Cliff Road, just uphill from the cobblestone road on a one-way street, Life House Nantucket is a delightful old mansion that has been transformed into a charming and eclectic boutique hotel. The crisp white exterior, wrap around porch, rustic red door, and gold clam door knocker were a few of our favorite design elements upon arriving.
Once inside, we instantly felt a warm, at-home feeling and loved the luxurious main living room. This cozy space has sofas, seats and tables making it a special place to sit for a bite to eat or drink. Just off the living room, guests can also use the communal kitchen while here.
The rest of the property consists of king and queen bedrooms that are perfect for couples, family or friends. The beds and Revival New York linens were incredibly cloud-like and made for a great night’s sleep each night. We also loved the Le Labo bathroom products.
Life House Nantucket also has a beautiful outdoor patio called the Garden Terrace. We love the rattan seating and white umbrellas that create wonderful sitting areas on the shaded patio. It is perfect for enjoying a glass of wine or roasting marshmallows on their fire pit. The girls who work at Life House were so kind in preparing us a s’mores spread and were very helpful with other details throughout our stay. If you are looking for a unique experience in town and near our favorite beach, Steps Beach, we highly recommend it!
Photography: Emily Elisabeth Photography
Cara Cara outfits: c/o Bunny and Babe
Sun hat: c/o Sarah Bray