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Cape Cod Life Magazine
The Whalewalk Inn & Spa
Reader’s Choice Silver Award Winner for the Outer Cape for 2011

Readers of Cape Cod Life Magazine have voted, and we are the Silver 2011 winners of the Best of the Cape and Islands Bed & Breakfast Inn on the Outer Cape!

The Boston Globe Magazine Travel Section, Sunday, May 15, 2011 highlighted different summer destinations for New England. Eastham was described as a “Cape Cod retreat, home of the National Seashore, where rolling dunes serve as a soft welcome mat for the steady surf.”  Only two businesses were mentioned -- The Whalewalk Inn & Spa, as the lodging choice; and Arnold’s Lobster House on Route 6, as the restaurant of choice.


Travel & Leisure
The Best of Cape Cod
by Laura Begley, August 2008, p.178

All the rooms at Eastham’s Whalewalk Inn & Spa are furnished with antiques; the most romantic is the tiny Salt Box Cottage. Ask the owners about the best hike and they’ll send you to a place most locals have never heard of.

Cape Cod Life, Including Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket
2007 Winners BEST of the Cape & Islands South Shore & the South Coast, Outer Cape:  Eastham, Provincetown, Truro,Wellfleet, page 85

Winner of the Gold for Bed and Breakfast/Inn:
The Whalewalk Inn, Eastham

Boston Globe
Beach yourself
But if lounging in the sand proves tedious, there's plenty more to do
By Stephen Jermanok, Globe Correspondent, June 6, 2007

Even more sybaritic is the Whalewalk Inn (220 Bridge Road, 800-440-1281, 508-255-0617, ), located next to the Cape Cod Rail Trail and within a 10-minute walk to the bay beaches.

Cape Cod Magazine
“What’s Hot in Wellfleet and Eastham,” Editor’s Choice, May 2007, page 16.

Whalewalk Inn & Spa—Take a rejuvenation vacation at a getaway filled with creature comforts.  (220 Bridge Road, Eastham) more...

Boston Globe, Sunday Republican, and Tampa Tribune
Everybody's favorite escape
Cape Cod offers visitors solitude amid the throngs
By Ron Driscoll, Globe Staff, June 7, 2006

EASTHAM -- Yogi Berra once said of a popular restaurant, "Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."  He could have been talking about Cape Cod, or at least a common perception of it.

Cape Cod Life, Including Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket
“In Good Hands, at Spas on the Cape and Islands, the Focus is on Health as well as Beauty,” by Cheryl Kain, July 2005, pages 88 to 92.

“A Whale of a Spa”

The 1830’s Whalewalk Inn, near the Eastham rotary, is a hidden treasure on the outer Cape. Boatmeadow Beach and Rock Harbor are a short walk away, and the quaint towns of Orleans and Eastham are also nearby.

London Sunday Times: Travel
“Road Trip, How to make the most of the rock-bottom dollar,” Boston Tour, November 11, 2004, by Rob Ryan.

On the coast, the most atmospheric places to stay are converted captain’s homes such as the 16-room Whalewalk Inn at Eastham, perfect for exploring the National Seashore.

Arrington's Bed and Breakfast Journal Trade Information for the B&B and Country Inn Innkeeper, Innsitter and Aspiring Owner.
"Prepare your Inn for Retreats and Getaways," by Sarah Stiles, June 2005, pages 6-8.

"The Whalewalk Inn and Spa ( ) in Cape Cod, Mass., has a new addition solely devoted to fitness, relaxation and beauty.

Cape Cod Travel Guide
Cape Cod Travel Guide Including Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Spring/Summer, 2005, page 73.

Winner of the Editor’s Choice, Outer Cape Lodging, 2005

A haven of comfort and style set in a hushed residential area of Eastham. The main house is a former whaling master’s residence, where guests gather in its den in the early evening for hors d’oeuvres and where breakfast is enjoyed in the slate-floored dining porch.

Cape Cod Healing Arts
Cape Healing Arts. Spring 2005. Your free guide to healing arts and health car on Cape Cod and the Islands,
“Destination: Spas”, page20

Also, visited: The Whalewalk Inn in quiet residential Eastham is adding a health and wellness center.

2005 Annual Guide Cape Cod Life
“Inn Focus”, Page 161

If your idea of an ideal home away from home is a huge, beautifully decorated room or suite with numerous amenities, including air-conditioning, a copious, homemade breakfast; secluded grounds near the National Seashore and other beaches; and proximity to great restaurants and shops, look no further than Eastham’s Whalewalk Inn.


Cape Cod's Real Estate Voice
"Then and Now" Spring 2005, page 28

"Still Inn: Built around 1828 for whaling captain Henry Harding (1806-1859), the Whalewalk Inn in Eastham was later part of a farm owned by the Kent family and then an inn since 1953. Historic photo courtesy Eastham Historical Society."

Modern Bride Boston
“Romantic Rooms–Boston’s Great Wedding-Night Hideaways”
by Rachel O’Malley, page 87,
Summer 2004

Set on a quiet Cape Cod country road in Eastham, the Whalewalk Inn, formerly a sea captain’s residence and later known as the Whalewalk Farm, is a three-acre estate with five lodgings (16 rooms) spread throughout.


The Improper Bostonian,
“Marvelous Mini-Moons, for Boston’s Newlyweds, Postnuptial Relaxation is a Car Ride Away,”
February 4 – 17, 2004.

The Whalewalk Inn -- Far from the tourist traps of Hyannis and Falmouth, Eastham’s Whalewalk Inn is neatly situated on the quiet Outer Cape, between Cape cod Bay and the National Seashore.

“Happy Trails, Cycle Through Scenic Countryside and Friendly Towns on these Routes”
Cape Cod, Massachusetts

For charming rooms in an ideal location, choose the Whalewalk Inn in Eastham (800/440-1281;  The 175 year –old whaling captain’s home is a two-minute bike ride from the Cape Cod Trail, within walking distance of the beach, and a ten-minute drive from the National Seashore.

Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report
March 2002, Volume XXIII, Number 10

“Reader Requests”

Our vote goes to Whalewalk Inn, a refined and exquisitely decorated inn situated in the less-hurried Outer Cape, a short walk from Cape Cod Bay and just a 10-minute drive from the pristine beaches of the National Seashore.

The 2002 Annual Guide Cape Cod Life
Including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket,

“Couples Untame Your Heart on the Outer Cape -- Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro & Provincetown” by Carolyn Watts

“First things first, traveling lovebirds need a cozy place to nest, and if birds of a feather really do flock together, the Platinum-card carrying crowd will be found at Eastham's elegant Whalewalk Inn. 

The Baker's Catalogue, King Arthur Flour.
Baking Inspiration!

Both past and present owners of the Whalewalk Inn in Eastham, MA are loyal fans of King Arthur Flour.  Richard and Carolyn Smith are the former owners.  Elaine and Kevin Conlin now own the Inn and regularly serve their wonderful sour cream streusel.

Bergan County Record,  New Jersey, June 2001
Art and Soul, A watercolorist revels in a spectrum of serenity on Cape Cod
by Antoinette Rainone

"The Whalewalk Inn, 220 Bridge Road, Eastham, on the 30-mile Boston Bike Path and the National Seashore. A five-building, 16-room 1830 sea captain's house.

Cape Cod Life Magazine, May 2001
Gold Award Winner for the Best Inn on the Outer Cape

Pictured in Cape Cod Life Magazine. Including Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket after winning the highest honor given by its readers: Gold Award Winner for the Best Inn on the Outer Cape." 

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