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In 2018 the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse was proudly featured in the
following media outlets:
- The Boothbay Register
- Coastal Living … The Best Lighthouse Getaways. For Luxury Seekers.
Built to warn ships, now they’re some of the country’s most romantic
vacation escapes. See #2 on the list.
- CondéNast Tatler Magazine … Seven Off-the-Grid Private Islands You’ve
Probably Never Heard Of
- Food and Travel … Paradise Found
- Boston Magazine … Six New England Lighthouses You Can Stay the Night In
- The Manual … One of the four most incredible Lighthouse Hotels in the
US (see #2)
- iExplore … In an article on 7 Charming Lighthouses You Can Actually
- DownEast Magazine … 23 Great Photos of Maine March Storms”… Including
a dramatic photo of the Cuckolds!
- The Daily Meal … 8 Lighthouses in America where you can spend the night
- The Original “Discovering Maine’s Lighthouses and Harbors, 2018″
- Trip Advisor … 5 star ratings, 120 traveler reviews, 244 candid photos
- In a Blog Written by an Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse Guest
- The Boothbay Register, Southport Column, July 2 … A brief update on the
- A Video about The Cuckolds, and a 2019 Calendar Cover by Alan Claude
- The US Lighthouse Society
- Newagen Inn
- Qantas Insider article highlighting the most weird and wonderful hotels
The Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse has also been proudly featured in publications around the world including:
- Wide Open Country
- Luxury Travel Magazine’s World’s Best Luxury-Converted Hotels (one of only two in the United States)
- The Boston Globe
- Improper Bostonian
- Boston Common
- Boothbay Register
- Lincoln County News
- Robb Report – US
- Robb Report – Malaysia
- 100 Things to do in Maine
- September article in US Lighthouse Society Magazine
- Lands’ End
- Luxury Group
- AFAR Magazine & Chase.com
- July/August issue of Coastal Living
- Vogue Italia
- Elite Traveler
- Best Things in Maine
- Visit Maine
- CondéNast Traveller, 22 Worlds Best Private Island Resorts
- CondéNast UK
- Fathom Travel’s Most Romantic Hotels
- Daily Mail, UK
- 2017 Discovering Maine’s Lighthouses
- Daily Commercial (Foodies!)
- Forbes India
- Listly “1- Picturesque Lighthouse Hotels Around the World”
- Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
- And an Exhibit in the Maine Maritime Museum’s “Into the Light” Exhibition (features Cuckolds Video & Posters)
Just off the coast of Boothbay Harbor, this 1892 two-suite lighthouse can be accessed by a restored Navy motor whaleboat, piloted by a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain.
Fathom Travel’s 2016 list of The World’s Most Romantic Hotels is all about igniting passion through exhilarating experiences. Why settle for flowers and tasting menus when you and your boo can make sweet monkey love in the jungle, live out your fantasies in a lighthouse, and answer the call of the wild from an igloo in the Arctic. And the Cuckolds Lighthouse is the only hotel in the United States featured in this elite list!
In a summer 2015 visit to Boothbay Harbor, Maine, New England Boating TV visited some of the best places in our region. The Cuckolds Lighthouse is honored to be included.
Change sheets, make beds, sweep floors, stock the larder. For most innkeepers, the chore list is a nonstop routine. However, when your inn is perched atop a 2-acre rock in deep water, nothing is predictable.
Please enjoy this short video taken by Dave Cleaveland of Maine Imaging, capturing the Cuckolds Lighthouse from the air. It shows the Cuckolds Island itself, and its surroundings, including Southport and other nearby islands.
Then we headed out to Cuckolds Island where the circa 1892 lighthouse has been meticulously restored and turned into a luxury inn.
Groups of investors are creating stylish little hotels, like New York’s Quogue Club at Hallock House and Connecticut’s White Hart Inn (where Malcolm Gladwell is an owner) that serve as social hubs, too. The Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse gets a mention in this article.
When Barb and Dan Aube made a trip to Maine from their home in Old Saybrook, Connecticut to visit Dan’s parents in September 2012, they bought a copy of Points East Magazine. In it was an ad that read: “Are you looking for a dream job? How would you like to be a lighthouse keeper?
The entire podcast has several interviews. The Inn’s segment / interview begins 23.40 minutes into the show, and ends around 29.35. Check it out.
Kathleen Shannon and her photographer, Dennis Doyle, from the show “207” recently visited the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse along with a former keeper’s wife. Please click below to see this heartwarming story.
Maine has plenty of cool overnight destinations: charming B&B’s, rustic cabins, luxurious resorts, wilderness yurts. But how about spending your next vacation or weekend getaway in a lighthouse, “floating island,” or cozy tent on a farm?
Brad Rogers, a reporter from WGME TV Ch. 13, and his photographer recently spent a day at the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse. Click below to see the beautiful story they put together.
Don’t worry: You won’t be asked to steer ships away from the rocks at night. These unusual bed and breakfasts and vacation rentals offer prime seaside views and a chance to enjoy the solace of solitude. Turn off your smartphones and enjoy a coastal escape in Maine, Oregon, Washington, or New York.
Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse was named Best Lighthouse Lodging by the editors at Down East Magazine as part of their readers’ poll. The full list of the “Best Of” honored businesses, places and more, appears in the July issue of Down East.
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Luxe Beat Magazine
How many of you have thought about a private island or really staying in a lighthouse? Not a rugged lighthouse like in “Eye of the Needle” or “Vertigo,” but one that has been historically restored to perfection on the outside, with every modern luxurious amenity on the inside. The Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse makes this dreama reality.
Have you ever longed to travel to an island off the rocky coast of Maine, surrounded only by the beguiling sounds of crashing waves, the laughing call of seagulls, and a deep sense of peace?
Janet Reingold has to laugh when she talks about the photo of the construction worker wearing red earmuffs while he grouts the granite blocks on the Cuckolds Fog Signal and Light Station. The earmuffs aren’t just to keep his ears warm. They are to protect them from the station’s air horn, which lets out a long, loud blast every 17.5 seconds when fog or haze settles in…
For generations, mariners approaching Boothbay Harbor from the south have shown a healthy respect for the hazards in this patch of the Atlantic Ocean, located less than one-half nautical mile off the southern tip of Southport Island. Since 1892, a foghorn on Eastern Cuckold has helped navigators feel their way in low visibility…