Ocean Point Inn

Glamping, art and sculpture highlight 123rd season

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 10:45am

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191 Shore Road
East Boothbay  Maine  04544
United States

    Ocean Point Inn (OPI) and Resort is about to open for their 123rd season of providing lodging, dining, and hospitality to the Boothbay Region. While other properties celebrated their openings over Memorial Day weekend, OPI staff and local contractors were still busy upgrading the property and adding new programs for their guests. residents and the Ocean Point Community. The Inn officially opens for the season Friday, June 11.

    At the top of the list of new additions, the Inn will now be offering “glamping.” Earlier this year, OPI entered a partnership with the national “Glamping” organization TENTR, to offer glamourous camping on the back 14 acres of the Inn’s property. Glampers can get away from it all but will also have access to the many amenities the Inn has to offer including use of the pool, dining, room service and housekeeping. OPI will begin booking the glamping sites at the end of June.

    New work at the Inn includes a new handcrafted sign by John Marsh, a fire pit, new Adirondack chairs oceanside, and a newly renovated pool and deck. In addition, the lobby and gift shop have been upgraded as well as many of the rooms and cottages. The gift shop, now called The Shop at Ocean Point, will offer a variety of gifts for young and old, specialty wines, chocolates, and gourmet foods and many Maine-made products.

    Ocean Point Inn is delighted to announce their partnership with Open Table. Reservations are still required for all meals and can be made directly on the Open Table website. www.opentable.com The Inn will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. They have also added several new positions to ensure the property is fully staffed, bringing the staff total to 56 people. With COVID restrictions having been lifted, the Inn will now serve dinner until 9 p.m. nightly and the lounge will remain open until 11 p.m. Some of the region’s finest musicians will provide entertainment every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m.

    Ocean Point Inn is committed to supporting local artists by exhibiting their art and sculpture throughout the property. This year, OPI will offer art workshops for both kids and adults as well as hosting two art shows and receptions. On Aug. 1, Ocean Point Inn will hold a public Art and Sculpture Auction to benefit Special Olympics of Maine and Sculpture Boothbay.

    Ocean Point Inn would like to extend its sincere appreciation to their staff and many contractors who worked diligently to get the Inn upgraded and ready to open for its 123rd year in business. For more information call 633-4200 or www.oceanpointinn.com