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White Elephant Nantucket, Local Experiences
Local Experiences


Although just 30 miles off the southern coast of Cape Cod, the beautiful island of Nantucket feels worlds away. Cherished for its picturesque beaches, ferry boats, lighthouses, and historic homes, Nantucket, Massachusetts has been a premier vacation destination for almost a century.

Our History of White Elephant Nantucket

Our History

Originally a collection of rustic cottages, White Elephant has graced Nantucket's waterfront since the 1920s. Today, the landmark resort features luxurious rooms, suites, residences, garden cottages and downtown lofts, as well as an acclaimed restaurant and fun vacation activities for the whole family. For almost a century, the breathtaking White Elephant has been the talk of the town and a prominent piece of Nantucket history making it one of the finest harborside hotels on Nantucket Island.

Things to Do of White Elephant Nantucket

Things to Do

Filled with miles of postcard perfect sandy beaches, small boutiques, and waterfront dining, fall in love with the unrequited charm of the cobblestone streets and quaint cottages scattered around the island. Soak in the sun at Jetties Beach, or take a leisurely bike ride or sunset cruise. Rent a bike and pedal around the island to explore local spots like Bartlett's Farm, Cisco Brewery and the Great Point Lighthouse. With a variety of local sites to discover, Nantucket offers activities for the entire family.

Location of White Elephant Nantucket


Situated right on Nantucket Harbor, White Elephant is within walking distance of downtown. Take a stroll or bike ride to the island's boutiques, galleries, dining, historic sites, and breathtaking beaches. Soak in the maritime spirit in the Marina or visit Cisco Brewers for craft beer. Our harborside location is just a stone's throw from Nantucket's most prized attractions.