Press Release

Inn by the Sea Selected One of Top Twenty Resorts in North East by Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — Inn by the Sea, located on Maine’s coast, just 7 miles south of Portland, has been selected one of the Top 20 Resorts in the North East by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards. According to Conde Nast, over 80,000 travelers participated in the survey ratings, casting over 1.3 million votes.

Inn by the Sea is a luxury beach destination located in Cape Elizabeth, on a mile of unspoiled sand and dunes, 15 minutes from Portland’s urban chic small port city. The Inn offers guests the perfect combination of relaxed seaside getaway with pool, sandy beach, rejuvenating SPA, and ocean view dining, yet is within easy reach of Portland’s boutique shopping, and foodie, cultural, sporting, and water activities.

The Inn has 61 spacious fireplace rooms and one and two bedroom luxury suites. Direct ocean view beach suites with full kitchens, comfortable living space and furnished decks were opened in the summer of 2012. The full service SPA offers a relaxed coastal experience with marine based product and treatments inspired by the sea. Sea Glass, the Inn’s ocean view restaurant, serves up captivating cuisine from nearby farms and fresh Gulf of Maine seafood.

“Our goal is to remain the region’s premier beach destination with terrific personalized service and a quintessential Maine experience for our guests,” stated Sara Masterson, Inn by the Sea General Manager. “We are delighted so many Conde Nast travelers enjoyed the Inn’s intimate, relaxed yet upscale and modern take on a coastal resort.”

The Reader’s Choice Awards have been a coveted seal of approval for the travel industry from the world’s most discriminating travelers for over 25 years, according to Conde Nast,

About Inn by the Sea: Inn by the Sea is located on a mile of sandy beach just seven miles south of Portland’s chic little port city, offering guests a relaxed but elegant Maine coast experience in 61 luxuriously appointed fireplace rooms, and one and two bedroom suites. In summer 2012 the Inn opened 10 deluxe Ocean View Beach Suites with fireplaces, full kitchens, and furnished decks. Inn by the Sea is Maine’s only Virtuoso® & Preferred Boutique ®property, is children and pet friendly. A two hour drive from Boston, or Amtrak offers rail service into Portland from Boston, New York and Washington D.C. as well as service from Air Tran, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways, to nearby Portland International Jetport (PWM) . Inn by the Sea has both Maine DEP Green Lodging and LEED ® Silver certifications.

FMI : Rauni Kew, Public Relations Manager, Inn by the Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107. 207.799.3134 Facebook Inn by the Sea Twitter @InnbytheSea Hi Res images on request