A Special Place for Writers on the Outer Cape
The Inn at the Oaks Writers' Retreat is located in Eastham, MA, on the Outer Cape. The Outer Cape is known for its many beaches, bike trails and salt ponds. The natural beauty of the Cape has served as an inspiration for generations of famous writers, and we're delighted to offer you the opportunity to be a part of this literary tradition.
In 1850 Henry David Thoreau walked from Eastham to Provincetown and wrote about his adventures in his book Cape Cod. The nature writer Henry Beston stayed at the Inn in 1927, before going to live for a year in a dune shack on Coast Guard Beach, where he wrote "The Outermost House." Many other famous writers have spent time on the Outer Cape, living and writing just a few miles from the Inn, including Eugene O'Neill, e. e. cummings, Jack Kerouac, Norman Mailer, and many more.
The Inn is a popular place to stay during the summer, but during the "quiet season," The Inn At the Oaks is transformed into a quiet place for writers to create their work in a comfortable and warm environment.
Our Writer's Retreat packages include beautifully decorated rooms, with Queen or King beds, cable TV, and Wifi throughout the Inn. Packages include a welcome basket and a Literary Map of Cape Cod.
You will also find many quiet rooms and spaces in the Inn to think and write, and a cordial and considerate staff to attend to every detail of your stay. When you need a break, you'll find that you are just minutes away from both Atlantic and Bay beaches, miles of bike and walking trails, and just a short ride to towns like, Orleans, Provincetown and Chatham.
The Writers' Retreat runs from November 1 through March 31. Rooms are available for $495 for a seven day stay, and $295 for a long weekend (four nights). Retreat rates are applicable from December 1 to March 31.
Please call Samantha Stone at the Inn to book your retreat. You can also inquire about rates for longer stays or rates for writers during other times of the year.
The Inn At the Oaks was featured as a unique place for writers in the Cape Cod Times. View the article at: