Chatham Bars Inn has an outdoor heated pool bordered by their private beach for year round swimming fun. Private cabanas and chaise lounge chairs are available for relaxing near the water. A private adults-only relaxation pool is also available in the Japanese Zen Garden for spa users.
Chatham Bars Inn offers two sail boats for guests who want to learn to ride the ocean. The "Stars and Stripes" French built, Latitude Tadorne sloop can hold up to six passengers and is a great way to spend a day. The larger "Stargazer" is a yacht and can be rented out for a private one-hour charter.
Canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards are available for guests to take out on the waters of Chatham Harbor.
Guests can take a whale tour on the 34 foot Regulator, "Starstruck," or the 38 foot Shelter Island Runabout, "Shooting Star". Chatham Bars Inn's knowledgeable staff will provide an informational tour that aims to show guests humpback and pilot whales. A number of other tours are also available including shark tours, lobstering tours, inshore and offshore fishing, seal tours, and relaxing champagne cruises.
For guests coming with a family, Chatham Bars Inn offers a children's program June through September. The program includes morning and evening programs with hands-on experiences like outdoor camping, cruises around the harbor, swimming lessons, sports, and much more. Separate children and teen programs are available.
The Rail Trail is less than a mile from the Chatham Bars Inn and offers 35 miles of biking trails through a number of harbor towns. Guests can rent bikes from the inn to enjoy the trail or bike into town. Guided nature hikes are also available. The resort's 40 acres cover a number of habitats including the sandy beach, fresh and salt marshes, ponds, and dunes all home to a number of interesting creatures.
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