Life on the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound

Experience what life is like on the Connecticut River and the Long Island Sound by boarding a luxury yacht cruise, a multi-decked riverboat, or a vintage steam train. Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa, located on a quintessential Old Saybrook marina, is a quick 15-minute drive from Essex CT and the famous Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. Many of our elegant accommodations have sweeping views of the Connecticut River and the Long Island Sound. Book a stay at the #1 riverfront resort in the state of Connecticut and explore our breathtaking waterways.

Stunning Long Island Sound

There are a dozen ways to experience the Long Island Sound. Start with pan-seared scallops or black sea bass and a specialty cocktail at Fresh Salt, overlooking our stunning marina. Book a romantic escape in our unique Lighthouse Suite with unobstructed views of the river and the sound. You don’t want to miss our weekday summer music series at the Marina Bar. Stroll over to Harvey’s Beach for tranquility and expansive vistas of the Long Island Sound. Embark on a luxurious charter cruise through the Long Island Sound with Real Escape. Their motor yachts journey through the Hamptons, Montauk, Stamford, New York City, Newport, and Essex CT– to name a few. Real Escape offers a unique sea experience other local charters cannot match. If you’re arriving in your sea vessel, our bustling marina is the ideal locale to dock during your stay at Saybrook Point Inn.

Essex CT Steam Train and Riverboat Tours

Hop aboard a one-of-a-kind vintage tour up the Connecticut River from Essex CT with Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. Choose between a steam train or riverboat journey. The fully-narrated steam train tour lasts 2 1/2 hours and crosses through 12 miles of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley. You’ll pass through Selden Neck State Park, Pratt Cove, and Chester Creek. The riverboat tour lasts 75 minutes and explores Connecticut River coves, marshes, inlets, wildlife, and rocky shorelines. You’ll also float by Gillette Castle State Park, Goodspeed Opera House, and under the Haddam Swing Bridge. Saybrook Point Inn rests on a peaceful piece of Connecticut River paradise in the historic town of Old Saybrook. What elevates our charming resort is our Sanno Spa, luxury guesthouses, and award-winning fine dining. Find the accommodation that’s perfect for your next escape to beautiful southern Connecticut!