Harbor View Hotel
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We have had a couple of down days.
Highlights included finding a pair of fresh water lakes in the Nickerson National Park which helped as we have discovered they are having a bit of a shark problem on the cape!
Brush with the law- went to ...
... a pot of krill. Really caught our interest and passed the time.
The first whale was spotted way off the normal track and when we got to the feeding ground we had 7-9 whales feeding. I am v proud of James' video that he took and have included it with some ropey stills. Also great views of the lighthouses and dunes. We were all really aware of being caught on the wrong side of the boat. We also had three "full breaches" the classic hunchback up and out of the water but ...
... for $7 but to get out to the lighthouse, the furtherest point from where the ferry comes in, it would take numerous bus stops and multiple changes of bus. I decided to take the narrated bus trip out to the Gay Heads Cliffs and Lighthouse. Steve was not keen to do this so he stayed in the main town of Oak Bluffs. The bus took me through each of the six villages on the island. The most historic of these is Edgartown. The buildings in Main Street in Edgartown all have to ...
Woke up to a blistering hot sun and a cooling breeze. Explored the basement and found deck chairs, beach umbrella and a purple inflatable so headed for the beach at the end of the road- took the car for ease of kit transport.
Fairly eventful as breeze at our house equates to gale on the beach. Lost deck chair, inflatable and wrap up the beach. In the end realised everyone else was land anchoring kit. Ruth had first shark bite- well ok she fell on an underwater rock that had ...
... on it), and her mirror shattered. Again Keja, our guide was right
there to replace it.
Once again we took the ferry back to Edgartown. From there it was a two minute
ride to the Harbor View Hotel & Spa.
Edgartown is well known as having been one of the primary ports for whaling
during the 1800s. Ships from all over the world would dock in its sheltered bay
and captains would build grand mansions for their families with ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHarbor View Hotel Edgartown
Hotel is in a prime position in Edgartown at Martha's Vineyard. The staff try hard to please and accomodation is very good considering the age of the building (hundreds of years old)
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