By The Sea Guests Bed and Breakfast,
sporting its own private beach, is located on Cape Cod in
In 1964, a recently widowed, uneducated
Greek immigrant woman came to New England in pursuit of a
small business in which she could engage and keep her family
together. After looking at many different properties, she fell
in love with an old lodging house situated on Nantucket Sound.
The woman was Ms. Efthalia N. Kossifos, mother of the current
owners. Today, her tradition of service and hospitality
By The Sea Guests offers 12 guest rooms.
Each guest room has a private ceramic tiled bathroom with
glass shower, including two with soaking tubs, color cable
television with HBO, refrigerator, ceiling fans, and air
conditioning with individually controlled thermostats. New in
2006, free high speed Internet access. Most rooms have an
ocean view, with some directly overlooking Nantucket Sound.
are also available.
A full breakfast is served each morning on
the oceanfront Veranda. Start your day with rich coffee,
specialty teas, fruit juices, cut fresh fruit bowl, hot or
cold cereals, fresh hot baked rolls, a variety of warmed
pastries, and a hot entrée. The hearty breakfast is not
available to the occupants of suites. Throughout the day and
into the evening there are always fresh fruit, home-baked
cookies and mini-desserts, coffee, tea, and cocoa available.
From time to time, complimentary Champagne Punch or wine with
cheese and crackers and other various snacks as well as hors
d'oeuvres are served on either the oceanfront Veranda or in
the comfort of the livingroom.
Let the salt air breezes rejuvenate you.
Take in a sunset or midnight stroll on the beach during the
warm summer nights. Or on a cool fall evening, unwind by a
crackling fire in the quiet comfort of the large oversized
Lounge chairs, umbrellas, barbecue grills,
utensils and picnic tables are available for your use. When
you're not taking in the sights and just want to loaf around a
bit, sit a spell on the 100-foot porch overlooking Cape Cod's
Nantucket Sound. The spacious living room has relaxing
furniture, a huge friendly fireplace and color television.
For those who like to get out, there are
many activities and attractions to visit near the Bed and
Breakfast Inn. Explore the many fine art galleries and unique
antique shops along historic Route 6A or in one of the
Take in a hike at one the many nature
trails, or rent a bicycle and choose from any of the
well-pathed trails that criss-cross the Cape.
Visit Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket, both
accessible by ferry, which is just a short drive from the Inn.
There are also day fishing trips and whale
watching trips that the staff would be happy to set up for