Salt Cottages To Open In Bar Harbor, Maine
By Everett Potter
A stay in a classic seaside vacation cottage has long been part of a summer trip to Maine. Now there’s a revamped version of those old time cottage colonies called Salt Cottages that dispenses with knotty pine and dark interiors and instead brings a high design and a glamping sensibility to this tradition. Enviably situated on Mount Desert Island, just outside of Bar Harbor and close to Acadia National Park, Salt Cottages will be the sister property to the historic and recently reimagined Claremont Hotel in nearby Southwest Harbor, which I profiled last year in Forbes.
The former Colony Cottages, the cottages and adjacent motor lodge were bought last year by developer and hotelier Tim Harrington, owner of The Claremont … continue reading