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The Hotel
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.

Dining Room
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.

East Porches
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.

South Porch
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.


Local Area
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 Marina.

Wineries:
Bordeleau 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.

Layton's 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
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.


Recreation:

Green 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.


Regional Tours:

Chesapeake 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


Restaurants:
SoBo's Wine Bistro
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 Red Roost
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 Chop House
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.

Restaurant 213
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.


Regional Area
Chincoteague Island
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 Seashore.

Blackwater 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!

Chesapeake Maritime Museum
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.

The Ward 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 Tourism
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.

 
 



 


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