All Hotel rooms have private baths, two have access to the second
floor screened porch and two have working fireplaces. Two kayaks
are available at no additional cost for guests. Room
with a View, a gift shop offering one-of-a kind, hand made Eastern
Shore crafts, is open on the first floor of the Hotel (Shop is open
Wednesday through Sunday). Boaters: hotel guests may dock across
the street at the marina.
This room dates back to the 1890 addition and is decorated in high
Victorian style with Bradbury & Bradbury willow wallpaper. Dorothy
serves a gourmet breakfast in this beautiful room.
The Piano Room
This room was the dining room in the original road house. The moldings
are original hand cut. The working fireplace boasts the original
reeded mantle. The room looks out over the river. Guests may relax
here with a glass of wine and afternoon snack.
The Victorian Bedroom and Garden Bedroom share access to a wonderful
screened porch over looking the marsh and river. Recent guests watched
two eagles fight with an osprey near the nesting platform thirty
feet away. We're pleased to report that all was resolved with no
harm to the disputing parties.
Main porch that overlooks the Wicomico River. Great place to relax
and see a variety of birds, including opsrey, herons, egrets, and
many others. Or watch watermen work the Bay.
What is there to do in Whitehaven? You can take a nice walk or ride
a bike around the village, or relax and watch boats glide down the
Wicomico River. If you're feeling a bit more adventurous, the hotel
has two kayaks for the use of guests. Whitehaven has several well
known artists with studios you can visit. Whitehaven represents
a way of life which is fast disappearing from the Eastern Shore.
Marine facilities are available across the street in the Whitehaven
Vineyards & Winery
Imagine relaxing among the beauty of the estate, enjoying world-class
wines and taking in the abundance of wildlife that call the Eastern
Shore their home; Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, and Snowy Egrets,
just to name a few.
We are located just south of Salisbury, Maryland, nestled between
the gentle slopes of the Wicomico Creek.
Chance Vineyard & Winery
The Layton family has been farming in the Salem area of Dorchester
County for several generations, on what is now 1800 acres known
affectionately as Lazy Day Farms.
In an effort to diversify their farming operation the family reevaluated
their business, and a few years ago joined Marylandís growing wine
trade. They planted their first grapes in 2007, choosing to grow
grapes hardy and well-suited to the Eastern Shore.
Herb Farm and Retreat Center:
Habanera Farm, LLC offers herbal medicine consultations, health,
wellness and spiritual coaching, grief recovery outreach programs
and a course curriculum for a variety of classes. Subjects of the
classes relate to health awareness, health management, nature, nurturing
relationships and partnerships, developing healing practices and
awareness, and herb growing.
Owned by Henriette den Ouden and Chris Himmel, they have created
a beautiful place where people are invited to enjoy the outside,
meditate, learn about nature and natureís rhythms or find solitude.
Hill Yacht and Country Club
Green Hill Yacht and Country Club is partnering up with the Whitehaven
Hotel to take full advantage of golf, swimming, tennis and restaurant
privilages. We are happy to introduce to our guests a unique opportunity.
Their new web site is coming in March.
Tours and Promotions
Chesapeake Tours and Promotions can custom design your Chesapeake
itinerary saving you time and taking the worry out of making those
travel plans. Designed by experienced travel planners native to
the region, you can be certain your 2-night,
3-night and longer custom itinerary will not only take you to the
heart of Chesapeake country, but also to the lesser known treasures
of the area. Call 443-366-2784
Please visit our website at www.chesapeaketourplanner.com
Featuring a progressive wine list with 100 New World wines that
makes it easy and fun to select something that will please anyone,
from the novice to the most experienced pallet. The food is contemporary
American cuisine, with lunch and dinner menus that change frequently
to reflect the flavors of the seasons with beautiful plate presentation
and surprisingly ample portions.
The best all-you-can-eat seafood on the Shore is just three miles
away. Take a scenic drive down country roads to one of the most
unique eating stablishments on the Easter Shore.
Boonies Restaurant & Bar is located in beautiful scenic Tyaskin,
Maryland. They are surrounded by large pine trees with a quiet breeze.
Quaintly decorated dining rooms combined with the welcoming and
friendly staff will make you feel right at home. They offer outdoor
dining on a spacious deck.
Fine dining is close at hand on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Chef Jim
Hughes invites you to Fruitland to enjoy "Fine American dining with
global influences" in a relaxed atmosphere of flawless and unpretentious
service. His culinary team promises you a memorable evening.
Chincoteague Island, Virginia's only resort island, is one of
the many and perhaps the most beautiful island that dots Virginia's
Eastern Shore. World famous for its oyster beds and clam shoals,
this picturesque island is the gateway to Assateague Island National
National Wildlife Refuge
On the way to Whitehaven from Baltimore/Washington outside of Cambridge
off Route 50, this is a great place to see osprey, bald eagles,
many types of ducks and geese, by car or kayak!
On the way to Whitehaven from Baltimore/Washington in St. Michaels
off Route 50. One of our favorite places. See types of boats used
on the bay and learn about the culture and the people. Kid friendly.
Museum of Wildfowl Art
OK they're just carved wooden ducks but the people are fanatical
about them. In the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, the museum features
the world's largest and finest public collection of decorative and
antique decoys. 909 S. Schumaker Drive Salisbury, Maryland 21804
phone (410) 742-4988
Wicomico County is the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula. Bordered
on the north by Delaware and located between the Chesapeake Bay
and the Atlantic Ocean, Wicomico County is truly the hub of the
entire Eastern Shore.