Rhode Island's ocean and beach resorts offer luxury services

Rhode Island (RI) is the Ocean State, and its beach and ocean resorts rival the services of any luxury hotels to be found anywhere. These resorts, with their fine hotel rooms, ocean views, sand beaches, spa services, and excellent dining, are located in or near the Colonial city of Newport and in the South County on the mainland near the family friendly Misquamicut Beach. Families with children and couples on a romantic getaway will find a vacation to remember.

65 Atlantic Avenue Misquamicut, RI, 02891 Phone: 401-348-8200

Relax by the sea with all the amenities

Set on seven miles of sandy beach and just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean this charming resort is within easy reach of shops, restaurants, and such popular attractions as Watch Hill, Block Island and Mystic, Connecticut while golf, theater, kids attractions, wineries and the casinos are all within a 20 mile drive. Guestrooms sport new furnishings and bathrooms and king, queen or double beds and feature flat screen cable television, refrigerator, microwave, and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy full service oceanfront dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner at The Kitchen with a full bar and fresh local seafood and traditional American cuisine. This is great vacation fun by the sea with all the amenities.

70 Winnapaug Road Misquamicut, RI, 02891 Phone: 401-348-8953 Toll-Free: 800-462-8872

The beach, the ocean, and a sweet little retreat

Along Rhode Island’s southern shore is this peaceful ocean retreat located steps from the beaches including one of its own. This stylish and top rated boutique motel in the Misquamicut, Westerly and Watch Hill area offers comfort and high quality service in 55 modern and affordable guestrooms, suites, villas and cottages. Décor is inspired by Pottery Barn, LL Bean, Restoration Hardware and colorfully toned, while all rooms are non-smoking and include a mini-refrigerator and some with fireplace, kitchen and hot tub. You’ll find a beach bag filled with fluffy beach towels, cable TV, a swimming pool, complimentary continental breakfast, wireless internet, beach and resort parking passes and resort bicycles. The lobby, breakfast area, swimming pool, parking area and one of the guestrooms have been retrofitted for guests with disabilities.

159 Atlantic Avenue Misquamicut, RI, 02891 Phone: 401-596-2610

Shoreline pleasures at a nearby summertime destination

The finest ocean playground in the Mystic area is here on Misquamicut Beach in close by Rhode Island. Watch Hill, Foxwoods Casino, Block Island, and local farms and vineyards are all within shouting distance. Cool and cozy rooms are ground level, oceanfront with a semi-private deck plus seven miles of white sand and amusements for the whole family. Savor lunch and dinner al fresco on the 350 seat restaurant deck with great food and a unique kids’ menu and the award-winning Signature Specialty Drink menu with libations for every taste. Visit the expanded and renovated Tikki Beach area for daytime DJ dance parties and reserve cabanas, daybeds or chaise lounges with VIP service. It’s all hands on deck for live music weekend days and nights. Open May-Sept.

65 Ridge Road Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-846-6667 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Stylish lodging for your Newport vacation

Here is Newport style and relaxed grace in a unique resort setting. One and two-bedroom suites offer spectacular views of Narragansett Bay with king-sized beds, flat screen TV with cable & DVD player, separate dining area with mini-kitchen, wet bar, Jacuzzi tub and your own private deck or balcony with ocean views. Most suites also include gas fireplaces and complimentary Wi-Fi. The solarium swimming pool and spa has sliding glass doors, an outside deck, and retractable roof for sunbathing. Common areas include washers and dryers, outdoor grills and a picnic area along with tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, a horseshoe pit and a seasonal restaurant next door. Sailboat charters are available seasonally and you’re just minutes from shops, nightlife, the beach, famous mansions, museums, and Newport's magnificent waterfront.

551 Thames Street Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-849-1770 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Picture perfect in the heart of downtown Newport

Newport’s charm, history and scenery are all in play at this waterfront property in the heart of downtown Newport. Set on seven sprawling acres the resort offers a relaxing escape with distinct New England-style architecture and a postcard-perfect location. You’ll find spacious one and two-bedroom/bathroom suites that sleep up to six, beautifully decorated with fine furnishings and modern conveniences perfect for a couple or an entire family. Extras touches include fireplace, washer/dryer, VCR, decks with water views, large living room, master bedroom w/king bed, partial kitchen, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, Wi-Fi, and flat screen TV. Most units have water views. There’s tennis on lighted courts, a health club and nearby, the Mansions on Bellevue Avenue, golf, sailing, and sightseeing before you head out for an evening on this magnificent town.

1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: 401-584-7000 Toll-Free: 888-552-2588

Oceanside elegance with centuries old tradition

Immerse yourself in quiet luxury at the Ocean House, one of New England's last iconic seaside resorts. Natural beauty and rich heritage have drawn families here for centuries.

Set on the bluffs of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, this elegant beachfront resort is resplendent with ocean views. Porches and terraces, sweeping grounds, and a private beach with cabana service invite you to relax and explore. Legendary experiences are infused with traditions past, unfaltering attention to detail and uncompromising personal service. Pampered pleasures include OH! - a destination spa, five restaurants including Season that services delectable farm-to-table cuisine, and a myriad of daily resort activities. Friday Night Clambakes are held on the beach from July through September - a true quintessential New England experience not to miss!