Nantucket's Gems: Curated Excursions by Blue Iris

Nantucket's Gems: Curated Excursions by Blue Iris

Blue Iris's curated guide unveils the very essence of Nantucket, connecting guests with the island's premier land and sea experiences.

At the heart of Nantucket lies a tapestry of local traditions, breathtaking landscapes, and the enchantment of the waves. The Blue Iris team  curates a selection of activities that capture the very essence of this coastal haven, all guided by the knowledgeable locals. Imagine starting your day with a harmonious seaside yoga session at Children's Beach, led by the multi-talented Elle Foley. Transition into the afternoon with an intimate landscape painting workshop, immersing yourself in the scenic splendor of the island, and culminate your day aboard a timeless 1930’s wooden yacht, allowing the coastal winds to narrate stories of Nantucket’s past. Dive deep into the true spirit of this island, as every encounter curated by Blue Iris ensures a meaningful connection to land, sea, and soul.

All experiences can be reserved via our website, and the devoted Blue Iris team will seamlessly guide you to the respective locations.

SEASIDE MORNING FLOW

Kickstart your day with a rejuvenating yoga session at Children's Beach. Join Elle Foley, a local yogi and artist, for an hour-long alfresco class emphasizing a revitalizing flow in sync with nature's rhythm. Meld breath work with vinyasa, crafting a serene foundation for your day. Complimentary "B Yoga" mats are provided, and all experience levels are invited.

AFTERNOON LANDSCAPE PAINTING 

Nestled within Nantucket's serene landscape lies an opportunity for guests to engage in a two-hour painting workshop. In a peaceful outdoor setting, participants will join renowned local artist, Elle Foley, translating the island's breathtaking scenery onto canvas. This experience, exclusive to Blue Iris guests, serves as both a deep dive into artistic techniques and a source of inspiration from the surroundings. Each attendee will craft a keepsake, capturing their cherished island memories.

COASTAL SAILBOAT CRUISE 

Nantucket's rich heritage is deeply intertwined with nautical life, making boating an essential aspect of its identity. Board a timeless 1930’s wooden sail and racing yacht for an immersive three-hour journey along Nantucket's coast. This unique sailing adventure allows up to six guests to soak in panoramic views of the island’s shoreline. As you glide past majestic dunes, pristine beaches, and iconic lighthouses, a dedicated crew caters to your every desire, complemented by light refreshments and insights about local landmarks. Tailor this voyage to your group's preferences for a truly personalized experience

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