MAINE INN OFFERS COMFY QUARTERS
Cozy up to a fireplace with a good book and dine on lobster plucked from the Gulf of Maine during the Inn by the Sea’s Winter Warmer Package, Jan. 2-March 31. Then bundle up and go for a brisk walk on mile-long Crescent Beach on Cape Elizabeth, just 15 minutes south of downtown Portland and half an hour from bustling Freeport. The package starts at $565.58 per night, based on double occupancy and a minimum two-night stay, and includes a one-bedroom suite with a fireplace and ocean view, breakfast for two, a Maine Woolens Blanket, two 60-minute hot stone massages at the spa, and cheese fondue for two in the Fireplace Lounge. 800-888-4287, www.innbythesea.com Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.