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Covid-19 Update

The Vista will remain closed in April to keep staff safe and to follow the stay-at-home mandate. As soon as we can we will reopen for the 2020 season. We can't wait to see you, but we will. My yoga teacher posted this wonderful poem which makes me feel a little better...

Renovations of Our Walkway and Patio

The Vista Reopens April 3rd for the 2020 Season! All of us at The Vista hope that you are well and managing through this epic pandemic. As I write this on March 20th, I understand that much can change in the next week, the next day, even the next hour. For the present...

Offseason Improvements at The Vista

We closed for the season on October 26th. Our 2020 season begins March 27, 2020 Yvonne & Garry are available to answer telephone calls and respond to emails - Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm email:...

I could not have said it better myself!

Here is a wonderful, extensive, beautifully written blog all about Gloucester and Cape Ann. Please check it out. Written by Robin Catalano for the Greylock Glass, it was published just last month. Robin definitely spent some time here and spoke to natives who really...

Walking to Good Harbor Beach

We are so lucky to have wonderful views of Good Harbor and to be only a short walk away. We used to send walkers to the foot bridge to access the beach, a short 12-minute walk. However, last fall the city built a new sidewalk that keeps pedestrians safe with a sturdy...

Why Book Directly with The Vista?

There are many steps on the way to your beach vacation ~ You decide that Gloucester on Cape Ann in Massachusetts is your destination. The beaches, the authentic fishing town, the art and culture, the restaurants, the whales! Didn't know we had all this to...

Gloucester is beautiful in winter, too!

Happy Winter to all! Kim Smith posted this lovely shot on Good Morning Gloucester a few days ago. I love her work and look for it when I open up my daily GMG e-mail.  I thought I would share some of photos with you today. Even though we are in the middle of winter,...

The Bridge is Back!

So happy to report that the footbridge to Good Harbor Beach is repaired and reopened.  Kudos to the City and Public Works department for a beautiful job.  The storms from last winter took a whole section of the bridge, it landed about 100 yards away from where it was...

The Vista has a new sign!

The Vista has a new look! Our new logo now appears on our sign. The old sign had been up since 2000 and we didn't realize how worn out it was until we got a closer look.  The new sign has an elegant look, the font in black and the schooner in blue.  It looks beautiful...

Happy Spring!

With the coming of spring also comes the reawakening of the Vista after a long winter nap. Rooms open March 26th! We have enjoyed our respite but we miss our Vista guests. In this blog post, we thought we'd share some things to look forward to this spring. How do you...

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