A couple enjoy a nice romantic picnic, one of the many things to do in Old Saybrook, CT while staying at Saybrook Point.You and your significant other will love to spend some time away from your daily hustle and bustle at one of Connecticut’s oldest towns, Old Saybrook. Our quaint little town offers so many cultural and historical sites to visit. It is the perfect place for a romantic getaway this year. Surrounded by both the beach and coastal forest, Old Saybrook is a friendly town that is extremely welcoming and happy to host you and yours. There are so many delightful things to do in Old Saybrook, CT, but we really want to highlight the three most romantic picnic spots near the lovely Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, a waterfront escape. 

1. Harvey’s Beach

Located ten minutes from Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, this beach is a grand place to go relax and have a bite to eat. Grab some food from our on-site restaurant Fresh Salt! You and your significant other can enjoy some tasty locally sourced dishes while basking in the sun on the white sandy shores. You’ll love looking out on the water, especially if you dine during sunset. 


2. The Preserve

Are you a fan of nature? You can try having a nice romantic picnic at the largest remaining unprotected coastal forest between Boston and New York. Pack up a reusable sack with treats and drinks to enjoy after a pleasant hike in the forest. If you’re lucky, you might see some of the native flora and fauna. In order to make sure our animals and environment are safe, clean up after your picnic. 

3. Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

There is no better place to have a romantic picnic than right here at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina! If you are looking to have a distanced trip away from any people, then spread out a blanket in your guestroom and enjoy a splendid spread. Our attentive staff will be more than happy to help you plan a romantic getaway. 

Nestled between the Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River, our hotel boasts the best views of the water. From one of our guest rooms in the Main Inn to the Lighthouse Suite, you’ll find everything you need with us! We are also conveniently located near all the great things to do in Old Saybrook, CT. Please call tel:860-395-2000 or book your stay online.