Locals head to the iconic White Elephant for its spa and sun-drenched restaurant patio, but the hotel rents out cottages during the summer season (starting in mid-April) that offer guests their very own New England abode. Full of all the usual comforts – and more, including gargantuan bathtubs and gas fireplaces – the houses share a gym and a pool bordered by cabanas and deck chairs seemingly designed for napping.8 South Beach St., 508-228-2500
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Five ways to have a whale of a time in this coastal classic.
Mar 29, 2012 · By Patricia Lachance | Illustrations by Catherine Lepage