Shore Thing

On deck at the Atlantic's loveliest beach resort

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
from the beach
at the front door
lobby
dining
dining
deck
garden and deck
lighthouse suite
to and from dune cottage
dune cottage night and day
roof of dune cottage
Next Next

She’s the grand dame of American summer resorts, and named number one resort in the continental USA for 2014 by Travel & Leisure magazine. But The Ocean House on Rhode Island has another story to tell – the passion of a new owner to restore a fading icon back to her former loveliness. We visit Watch Hill’s enduring landmark and get nostalgic for the Atlantic summers we never knew…

Continue Reading

Share Icons Share Icons Share Icons Share Icons Share Icons

LATEST

monks wat hanchey-75 Serene Kingdom
The infectious optimism of the Cambodian people is all the more...
the bridge sq The Killing Tour
Ice cold countries are hot. And so is Scandi Crime, now a...
grand canal from roof garden sq Peggy’s Palazzo
Peggy Guggenheim, in her caftans and huge sunglasses, riding around Venice...
Bosphorous sized Sweet Istanbul
Istanbul’s layers, visual, cultural, religious, traditional and modern, are like baklava,...
henry's house roof sq Seven Sublime Italian Hotels
We're back from a month in Italy, starting in magnificent Sicily...
donkey door Dazzling Marrakech
It’s difficult to show restraint in Marrakech, one of the world's...
SAMSUNG CSC Belle Catherine
There's a swimming pool in the bar, the decor includes lashings...
140501-165sq Desert Awakening
A dawn walk in the endless dunes of the Arabian Empty...

MORE

130903-100 sq Aloha Heritage
We love staying in B&Bs, especially when the owners put so...
lee-plaza-athenee In Love with Hotel Lobbies
Mrs Amos always gravitates towards the most glamorous hotel lobby in...
130407-223sq A Cooking Class in Venice
There are few better ways of seeing a city than tagging...
Lucienne,1 Welcome to Harlem
New York's friendly and funky Harlem is our favourite neighbourhood. It...
Deb in Kailua It’s Muumuu Heaven
Melbourne girl Deb Mascia recycled vintage muumuus into groovy fashions. An...
dining sq All Aboard the Orient-Express
Travelling on the Venice-Simplon Orient-Express is one the great romantic journeys...
marlton sq Paris in Greenwich Village
New York hotelier Sean Macpherson has taken a Greenwich Village flophouse...
facade sq Grand Budapest Hotel
We are beside ourselves with joy at the prospect of Wes...


AND MORE

ADMIN