The inn also offers a broad range of activities and facilities, including a spa, and local victuals such as Gulf of Maine seafood-and-lobster paella in its restaurant, Sea Glass.This time of year, the inn reintroduces its latest version of the Lucky Catch Package (starting at $775 per night for a three-night minimum). The package, available through October 4th, includes admission for four aboard the Lucky Catch lobster boat, where guests don rubber aprons and gloves and help haul and bait lobster traps while they gain knowledge about life on and in the harbor.
The outing also includes four lobsters and a gift certificate for the Portland Lobster Co. next door on the pier, which will cook the crustaceans on the spot. Available through October 15th, another summer package called Taste of Maine (starting at $748 per night for a two-night minimum) includes, among other gastro treats, a guided foodie tour of Portland, where the itinerary might include samplings of smoked seafood at Browne Trading Co. or craft beers at Gritty’s brew Pub. (207.799.3134, www.innbythesea.com)