If the 670-acre property has a country-club feel to it, that's because it got its start in 1914 as the Seaview Country Club and touts such refined diversions as golf and tennis. Rooms, a classy blend of traditional fabrics and wood furniture, avoid going overboard with frills. The spa is an Elizabeth Arden Red Door facility and the sprawling grounds are highlighted by flower gardens, fountains, and a sun-drenched pool. Recent additions include a satellite gallery from,
which showcases work of regional artists.