Things To Do


Whether you are searching for the best surf near our Narragansett hotel, a pick-up volleyball game, or a quiet place to loll in the rays, Narragansett offers a stretch of sand and sea for every mood and inclination. See below for our thoughts (and links to Yelp reviews) on some of our favorite beaches:

Captain Roger Wheeler State Beach — Just a mile from the hotel, this beach offers calm waters and an updated playground — making it a great spot for families. Bike there with your crew! 100 Sand Hill Cove Rd.  Yelp reviews.

Narragansett Town Beach —  A classic. Busy and buzzy with awesome (manageable) waves to learn how to surf and paddle. Join the local crowd at Chair 5. Stroll over to the pier. Great snack bar. A ten-minute drive up Ocean Road from our Narragansett hotel.  Yelp reviews.

Salty Brine State Beach — Tucked right next to the Point Judith waterway, this is the place to watch boats (and the Block Island Ferry) coming in and out of Rhody’s largest fishing port. Just under two miles from the hotel. Yelp reviews.

Scarborough State Beach — Also just a mile from the hotel, this beach sees a lot of action! Great waves — so surfers abound. A quick bike ride from our Narragansett hotel. Yelp reviews.

Nearby Destinations

Looking for a nearby excursion?  There’s lots to do, all within a short drive from The Break.

Mystic Seaport  — Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to “inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.”

Downtown Mystic —  Settled in 1654, Mystic was once a shipbuilding seaport village and a safe harbor for tall ships to weather a storm.  Today, the shoreline community with iconic Bascule Bridge is reminiscent of it’s rich maritime past, but clad with quintessential New England charm.

Newport, RI  — Offering authentic historic sites, fine art and architecture, quirky shops, outstanding restaurants, yachting, fishing, golfing and beaches, Newport has a unique combination of qualities that attracts millions from all over the world every year.

Foxwoods Casino — As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos.

Mohegan Sun — Boasting three world-class casinos, Mohegan provides some of New England’s finest dining, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events.


Exeter Country Club — With lush rolling fairways, carefully manicured greens and a country setting, this 18-hole club is open to the public and provides a relaxing golf experience for all ability levels. Located 30 minutes from the hotel. 320 Ten Rod Road, Exeter. Phone: 401-295-8212

Laurel Lane Country Club — This public, 18-hole golf course and banquet facility is a great place for events and parties. Features include a restaurant, driving range, practice putting green, golf lessons, and pro shop. Located 30 minutes from the hotel. 309 Laurel Lane, West Kingston. Phone: 401-783-3844

Rose Hill Golf Club — A 9-hole course with multiple bent grass tees for any skill level. Located just 15-minutes from the hotel, the club’s rolling mounds and scenic pond provide a nice half-day excursion for our guests. 22 Rose Hill Road, Wakefield. Phone: 401-788-1088

Fishing & Boating

C Devil Sportfishing — Land a striper, marlin, tuna, bluefish, or even a mako (it all depends on the time of year!) on a day trip with this exceptional sportfishing company. They provide the ultimate in stability, comfort and fishing with professional instruction on how to use the equipment and locate fish. Point Judith. Phone: 401-364-9774

Frances Fleet  — From whale watching, to family fishing jaunts, to tuna hunting for the more serious fisherman, France Fleet offers an excursion for everyone. 33 State Street, Narragansett. Phone: 401-783-4988

Gansett Cruises — Cruise in comfort and style in the Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard this classically restored, 50-foot lobster boat. Enjoy a complimentary local snack while listening to local guides share the rich history of the area. Phone: 401-787-4438

Lighthouse Cruises — The best way to see Narragansett Bay aboard the largest, most luxurious sightseeing catamaran in all of New England. This 90-minute narrated cruise shows you the sights, including 10 lighthouses, Fort Adams, the House on the Rock, and Newport Harbor. 1347 Roger WIlliams Way, N. Kingstown.  Phone: 401-295-4040

L’il Toot Charters —  Offering Inshore and Offshore sportfishing with Captain John Rainine, a Masters-100 ton USCG licensed captain with 34 years of experience. 35 Ocean View Drive, Narragansett. Phone: 401-783-0883

Active Pursuits

All That Matters — Yoga and Holistic Health Center offering 170+ weekly yoga and meditation classes, plus workshops and professional trainings. 315 Main Street, South Kingstown. Phone: 401-782-2126

Gansett Rides — From jet skis to scooters to bikes, rent the perfect “ride” for your Narragansett vacation getaway. 145 Boon Street, Narragansett. Phone: 401-363-9550 

Narragansett Bikes — Bike rental for the whole family includes baby joggers, child seats and trailers. Enjoy a jaunt to the beaches and bike paths of Narragansett. 1153 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett. Phone: 401-782-4444

Narragansett Surf & Skate — THE place to rent a surfboard, buy serious surfing (or skateboarding) gear and sign up for surf lessons. Run by the family of Peter Pan, the famous local surfer. 74 Narragansett Ave. Phone: 401-789-7890

Narrow River Kayaks — Paddle down the Pettaquamscutt Watershed, one of Rhode Island’s most unique and beautiful waterways, in a canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Rent from two hours to a full day. 94 Middlebridge Road, Narragansett. Phone: 401-789-0334

WIlliam C. O’Neil Bike Path — Bike (or cross country ski in winter!) from Narragansett to South Kingstown and back on this lovely bike path. Ride by historic landmarks, ponds and buildings of architectural distinction, such as the 1802 home that now houses the South County Art Association. Pick a free bike path map in our lobby.


Stayed for three days and wished we could stay longer! Quiet, immaculate, beautiful upstairs deck/bar and Chair 5 was one of the best meals I have had in my life! The rooms were beachy modern and clean. Highly recommend and can't wait to come back!

-TripAdvisor Review: ebst


The hotel was decorated so beautiful. The staff was so friendly and attentive. The food was great , the room was so pretty. Love the fireplace in the bedroom and the heated pool. I guess we loved everything. Can't wait to go back.

-Facebook Review: Gail P.


Very pleasant, attentive staff who went out of their way to delight us. Rooms are modern, very well equipped including a gas fireplace. Ours had a nice balcony with great views of the sunrise. Bar areas are well appointed and the drinks are generous.

-TripAdvisor Review: Fred P.


Loved everything about this hotel. My husband and I snuck away on the off season for a little getaway and it was just perfect!

-Facebook Review: Elizabeth


I love the break and chair 5 for a night out. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are well decorated and very clean. … You feel like you are on vacation as soon as you step in the building.

-TripAdvisor Review: Onna H


The hotel is beautiful including the design, the colors, the furniture, the bars, the restaurant, the pictures, the fireplaces, the lobby, and the very comfortable suites with a balcony facing the ocean a block way.

-TripAdvisor Review: joconnor691


The entire staff was friendly, warm, and caring. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. As a matter of fact, I wouldn't mind staying here and driving the 16 miles to Newport. It's THAT Good!

-TripAdvisor Review: Melonie S


I cannot say enough about this hidden gem! It was the perfect escape! The owners have seriously thought of everything...EVERYTHING. The lobby, rooms, and restaurants are stylishly decorated - think New York chic blended with a comfortable beach house.

-Facebook Review: Nancy


We stayed for the weekend for our anniversary. It was wonderful! The room was like being in your own beach cottage.....fire place, balcony, rain shower. The extras were top notch - Kuerig in the room, spa quality toiletries, cookies at night, Lindt truffles on the pillow.

-Facebook Review: Lindsay


This hotel is sublime! Every corner is beautiful. We stayed here for our wedding night and came back for our one-year anniversary. Elegant, luxurious, beautiful, romantic...you do not need to even leave! So much to do! I highly recommend this as a getaway for everyone! Worth every penny! Perfection!

-Facebook Review: Suzanne


What a gem! Every part of this hotel has been thought through with an attention to detail rarely seen in these parts. From the Usb outlets underneath the bar to the heated floors in the bathroom and the option for an in-room iPad for use during your stay (and Apple TV).

-Yelp Review: Toby H.


Needing a place to visit and catch up with friends from NYC, picked The Break figuring that RI was a decent 1/2 point. What a great decision! This has got to be one of the best finds. A boutique hotel, with gorgeous (and I mean 'gawgeous!!) water views from the 4th floor bar and lounge.

-Yelp Review: Marc T.


Needing a place to visit and catch up with friends from NYC, picked The Break figuring that RI was a decent 1/2 point. What a great decision! This has got to be one of the best finds. A boutique hotel, with gorgeous (and I mean 'gawgeous!!) water views from the 4th floor bar and lounge.

-Yelp Review: Marc T.


(401) 363-9800
The Break Hotel
1208 Ocean Road
Narragansett RI 02882

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