Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles – Gay Friendly Cape Charles Bed & Breakfast

Author: , January 27th, 2018

Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles - Gay Friendly Cape Charles Bed & Breakfast

Looking for a bed and breakfast to completely relax and unwind? The Eastern Shore of Virginia is a narrow peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. On the southwest corner of the peninsula lays the bayside historic town of Cape Charles, with it’s small town charm, sandy beaches and friendly faces not to mention it’s secret weapon, the western exposure that provides the backdrop for the most spectacular sunsets. Relax with your toes in the sand, cool beverage in hand and the soothing sounds of the waves as they wash the worries of the world away.

The Inn is a beautifully restored home with great history and located in the center of town making it a perfect location. Blocks from the beach, shopping restaurants, spa and harbor/marina, with no stop light in site visitors walk, bike or golf cart around town, parking their cars for the duration of their stay. Often referred to, as the land of gentle-living the quaint laid-back town of Cape Charles is a step back in time when life was a bit simpler, our bed and breakfast is your “haven”, an escape from the urgency everyday life distractions. One of our guests said it best; “when life gets in the way of taking a minute to breathe, escape to the Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles”.

The charming curb appeal of the inn and surrounding gardens, which are impeccable maintained, are just one of the views guests will enjoy from either their room window or one of the many places to enjoy the many private nooks around the property. Select a spot on the wrap-around porch with a swing, love seat or couch just calling you for a nap or perhaps enjoy a pre-sunset beverage in the adirondack chairs under “Piper” the infamous palm tree. (You have to ask innkeepers about the story behind “Piper”!).

Once inside guests will find the furnishings and elegance of the inn classic and very inviting, leaving you feeling at home as you enter the front door. The architecture of the house is intriguing with comfortable furnishings and pleasing to the eye. Meticulous detail has gone into the design and decor of each room.

There is no doubt your appetite will be fulfilled with the inn’s farm to fork approach for breakfasts, utilizing fresh produce from our gardens or utilizing bounty from the local farmers. Noted for our sweet potato ham biscuits and “Jim Bread”, innkeeper Jim’s baking is always something guests leave talking about and craving.

As innkeepers we strive to be attentive and helpful yet give you the perfect amount of privacy desired. Your satisfaction in your visit to Cape Charles and the Bay Haven Inn is our number one priority. Gracious and genuine southern hospitality is served up daily with pleasure.

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Great Oak Manor – Gay Friendly Chesapeake Bay B&B

Author: , January 6th, 2018

Great Oak Manor - Gay Friendly Chesapeake Bay B&B

Situated on the Chesapeake Bay, just a 15 minute drive from Chestertown, Great Oak Manor offers so much for those looking to “get away from it all” for a little while.

We offer canoes, kayaks and SUPs plus bicycles.

Or just sit in one of the Adirondack chairs by the Bay or relax in a hammock.

You will love it.

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Hummingbird Inn – Easton Gay Bed & Breakfast

Author: , October 7th, 2017

Hummingbird Inn - Easton gay Bed & Breakfast

Hummingbird Inn is located in the downtown historic district of the eastern shore town of Easton, MD. Situated in a circa 1865 Queen Anne Victorian on a beautiful 3/4 acre property, Hummingbird Inn aims to be more than just your standard B&B experience….more than just a place to sleep. We have 6 uniquely furnished large en-suite guestrooms which, while maintaining the Victorian charm, have also been upgraded to include the modern conveniences and amenities travelers expect. All rooms have a seating area from a comfortable set of chairs to a separate seating area in the Queen Anne Turret.

Rooms are equipped with a king or queen bed, HEPA air filtrations system, ceiling fans, central air conditioning/heating and some rooms have working fireplaces. All rooms have large bathrooms with heated towel racks, tile floors, unlimited hot water and high presser shower heads. Some bathrooms have a soaking clawfoot tub or a bubblejet juccuzi tub, and/or large shower room. We provide guests with ESA natural guest toiletries which are made using spa quality formulations, minimal preservatives and crafted vegetable based soaps.

We are a dog friendly B&B and also offer on-site dog sitting services. Now you and your guest can travel with your 4-legged pal, but enjoy a day or evening out and know that your pet is going to be well taken care of without the need to cut your time out short.

Our guests all enjoy spending time in the variety of common areas on the property such as the Guest Parlor with working fireplace and a separate sitting area in the Queen Ann Turret where we have a small lending library and a selection of board games and cards. There’s plenty of space on the grounds with a custom designed Victorian Garden under the giant Magnolia tree.

The highlight of the common areas is definitely the 1000 sq ft wrap around front porch. It’s double-width and integrated Bose sound system make an ideal setting for the ever popular “Porch Time”. Porch Time is a nightly event where you can sit outside on the porch, enjoy some nice music, the fresh air and more than likely find the Innkeeper enjoying some wine to be shared with guests. A great place to mingle, socialize and make new friends.

Every morning guests are treated to a gourmet 3-course sit down breakfast in the elegant Guest Dining room. Complete with unlimited freshly brewed coffee, fruit juices, Mimosa’s and our special Hummingbird Inn Bellini. When not enjoying the beauty, warmth, comfort and food at the B&B, there’s plenty to do in the quaint town of Easton or nearby surrounding towns such as St Michaels and Oxford. From the boutique shopping, to many of the water related activities to the wide variety of dining experiences. The area has everything from casual farm-to-table to Michelin rated fine dining.

Hummingbird Inn is 100% gay owned & operated and we extend a special welcome not only to our LGBTQ community, but their friends and families.

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Featured Gay Accommodations: Turnbridge Point, Denton, Maryland

Author: , August 7th, 2015

Turnbridge Point, Denton, Maryland

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Turnbridge Point is located on the banks of the tranquil Choptank River and in the heart of downtown Denton, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Our sunny front porch looks out over the charming streets of Denton, while our terraced grounds provide ample seclusion for those looking for a more relaxed atmosphere. The stately historic home was built in the 1860s and has been renovated to provide modern amenities, luxurious accommodations and gourmet provisions.

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