The Luxury Built in the 19th century for a local sea captain, the mansion that forms the main house of the Crowne Pointe Historic Inn and Spa is part of an immaculate five-building complex in the center of eclectic Provincetown, the celebrated seaside artists retreat at the tip of the Cape Cod curlicue. One of those buildings houses the Shui Spa, where a 4,000-gallon koi pond leads to a steam room, sauna, and soaking tub. The inns Bistro restaurant serves local shellfish and lobster, line-caught Cape Cod tuna, and organic produce. Many rooms feature fireplaces.
The Catch Many Provincetown restaurants and businesses shut down after October 31, when the weather turns chillier.
The Details 508-487-6767 (mention Shermans Travel); crownepointe.com
From the Fall 2010 issue of Smart Luxury Travel magazine by ShermansTravel.com.
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