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In 2018 the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse was proudly featured in the
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“15 Picturesque Lighthouse Hotels Around the World from Fodor’s Travel”

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.


Inn At Cuckolds Lighthouse listed in 2016 “The World’s 24 Most Romantic Hotels”

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!

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New England Boating TV features Inn At Cuckolds Lighthouse

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.

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The Weather Channel selected the most unique places to stay in each State. Click here, and scroll to #19, the State of Maine!

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“Challenges of Running Lighthouse Inn at Sea” ~ Bangor Daily News

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.


“Unique Aerial Video Captures the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse”

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.


“A Recent Boat Tour of Boothbay Harbor from Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors”

Then we headed out to Cuckolds Island where the circa 1892 lighthouse has been meticulously restored and turned into a luxury inn.


“The Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse was recently picked as the Editor’s Top Choice by Food & Wine Magazine


The New York Times Blog “In Transit” recently posted an article about the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse. 


“Inns Run by Friends Who Are All In It Together”

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.


“Lighthouse Keepers Extraordinaire”

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?


“Sneak Peek: Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse, Boothbay Harbor, Maine”


” A Light Bed & Breakfast”

American Airline’s Celebrated Living magazine recently featured the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse.


“Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse Featured on Rudy Maxa’s Popular Travel Radio Show”

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.

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“There’s Something About Lighthouses that Makes One Hopeful, Happy and Downright Romantic”

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.


“Lighthouses, Houseboats & Vintage Trailers: Unusual Places to Stay in Maine”

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?


“Restored Maine lighthouse Now Island Retreat”

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.


“The Future Looks Bright for Maine’s Lighthouses” ~ Boston Globe

Lighthouses, like lobsters, can be found up and down the East Coast and beyond, but it’s Maine they symbolize.


“Lighthouses You Can Stay In”

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.


Down East Magazine Names Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse the Best Lighthouse Lodging in Maine”

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.


“Lighthouse  Overnight House”

Find your lost horizon by checking in at one of these 4 lighthouse inns.


“Luxury Suites at New Maine Lighthouse Inn”

Boston Globe
If you thought sleeping in a lighthouse
meant rugged accommodations, tour
the newly launched website for the
Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse.


“Men’s Journal named the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse one of the 10 Best Boutique Hotels in America”


“The Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse” 

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.


“Historic Maine Island Lighthouse Now a Luxurious Inn, Gets Ready to Welcome Guests”

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?


“We’ll Leave the Light on For You”


“Station acquired in 2006 is a work in progress”

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…


“A Rock and a Hard Place: Restoring the Cuckolds Light Station”

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…




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