A Night at the Wequassett.

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Beach

One of my favorite parts of blogging is that there are often fun perks that I can share with my loved ones. When The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club (one of the nicest hotels/resorts on Cape Cod) reached out about a little “staycation” while I was home, I was so excited. I had grown up visiting the property (years ago, when I was a bus-girl at my parents’ restaurant, one of the head waitresses would take us all there for a fancy lunch on their porch to say thank you. I still remember how good their virgin strawberry daiquiris were!!) But I had never actually stayed there. Cape Cod is family time, so I was quite insistent that my mom and sisters would need to join me. (My poor dad had to work at the restaurant as they are a bit short-staffed right now – still figuring out what I can do to treat him!!)

They booked us two (beautiful) adjoining rooms and really rolled out the red carpet for us. I felt like a celebrity! Every single detail was perfect and the property is just so gorgeous. I wanted to stay forever. I showed the room on my snapchat but forgot to take photos with my camera. Let’s just say it was spectacular. Each room had a giant jacuzzi tub, big fluffy beds… even a fireplace.

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

When we checked into our room, a cheese plate, water, and a nice bottle of Pinot Noir was waiting for us. (This sounds silly but it was like they knew me… I always prefer red wine to white… even in the summer).

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Meredith Atwood, Grace Atwood, Rebecca Atwood

With my sisterrrrs on our porch!

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Grace Atwood, Suncoo Dress, Gold Birkenstock Sandals

Wearing: Suncoo Dress (on sale; also seen in this post – I’m obsessed with this one, too!) // Chanel Purse // Gold Birkenstocks (I’m now on my second pair of these, haha!)

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Meredith Atwood, Denise Atwood, Rebecca Atwood

Beautiful ladies.. my sister Meredith, my mom, my sister Becca.

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

pre-dinner wine + Avocado/Crab toast on the porch…

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Crab Avocado Toast

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Twenty-Eight Atlantic Fine Dining

A champagne toast… we had the most amazing dinner at the property’s fine dining restaurant, Twenty-Eight Atlantic. My sister and I split the Miso Cod and the steak… both were incredible!

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Twenty-Eight Atlantic Fine Dining

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Room Service Breakfast

The next morning (as if we needed it!!!) we ordered a little room service breakfast and sat around like fancy ladies in our robes… enjoying every bite!

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Poolside Cabana Essentials - Liane Moriarty Big Little Lies, Gold Birkenstocks, Polaroid Eyewear

After breakfast, we hit the pool, where we had a cabana for the day! It was such a treat and so nice having a shady place to read. I let myself lay out for a little bit and go for a swim in the pool but I am really careful about how much sun I get these days, so I spent most of the day in the shade.

A few poolside necessities… all of the sunscreens, , my fave black sunglasses, my gold birks again and I know I’ve already talked about it here but Big Little Lies was just SO good! It’s one of the best books I’ve read lately – anddd it’s being turned into an HBO series with Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman which I absolutely cannot wait for! Prior to this one I read The Husband’s Secret and I just ordered another book… all by the same author, Liane Moriarty (What Alice Forgot)… I can’t wait to read it, everything she writes is just so good! (She has another one coming out 7/26… of course I pre-ordered it).

The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club - Poolside Cabana, Lindroth Design Tote

And of course I packed my new Lindroth Design bag – so obsessed with it!

Thank you to The Wequassett for an amazing stay!!

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  1. Regine Karpel says 7.15.16
  2. Jess Zimlich says 7.15.16

    I love that you were able to take your mom and sisters – looks like it was such a great time! I knew you would like Big Little Lies! I didn’t know she had another book coming out! Pre-ordering now 🙂

  3. Jenn Lake says 7.15.16

    Yay for a family staycation! Looks like you guys had the BEST time! Happy Friday!

  4. Dana says 7.15.16

    This looks like such a fun and relaxing time! Also LOOOOVING that white dress you wore!

    Pink Champagne Problems

  5. Tess Felber says 7.15.16

    I had a friend get married there last summer and it was gorgeous!! I go to the cape almost every weekend, look forward to it all week 🙂

    have an awesome weekend!

    xox
    Tess | Sequins are the New Black

  6. Sarah says 7.15.16

    What a beautiful place! It looks like you had such a fun time!

    x Sarah
    http://www.bohochiccafe.com

  7. shannon says 7.15.16

    I love your mother’s dress. Do you know the designer? Thanks!

    • Denise Atwood says 7.15.16

      We had so much fun, such a special treat. My dress is by Picadilly and i got it at a local dress shop- Linda Burke’s. thank you for the compliment!

  8. Natasha says 7.15.16

    It looks absolutely beautiful! Would love to see a travel guide post for Cape Cod (for varying budgets). Hoping to make that our next vacation spot! Thank you! Happy Friday! 🙂

  9. Julie says 7.15.16

    Wonderful pictures, Grace! Made me feel like I was right there with you, your mom and sisters. We love Cape Cod and the Wequassett! Isn’t the view from the Twenty-Eight Atlantic dining room stunning?

  10. Thuy says 7.15.16

    It’s nice to see that you were able to bring your family. Double whammy since you were already in Cape Cod, I believe? Thanks for sharing 🙂

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  11. Em C says 7.16.16

    Glad you had a nice getaway with the important ladies in your life! I read the whole book “What Alice Forgot” yesterday on a plane…it’s great & thought provoking!

    • graceatwood says 7.16.16

      I’m so excited for my copy to come!!

  12. Julie says 7.23.16

    That looks amazing. I need a girls trip!! P.S. ALL of her books are great- I adore her 🙂 Such good stories.