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What We Love

  • A relaxing retreat to a New York Times-approved inn, with breakfast, a suite option and moreThe light breakfast basket, delivered daily to your room
  • The complimentary beverages, snacks and credit on a bath-and-body package
  • The mentions from the New York Times, Frommer’s, Martha Stewart Living and more
  • Oxford, one of the oldest towns in Maryland and your home as a Sandaway guest

What To Know

  • Sandaway Waterfront Lodge sits on a private beach, within walking distance of charming shops and restaurants
  • The 1875 mansion is done up in Victorian style
  • Kayak rentals, board games and in-room massages are available
  • Some guestrooms have a private porch and claw-foot tub
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A room or suite at a New York Times-approved beach B&B, with a credit on a bath-and-body package

The Lowdown

History has never looked more romantic than at Oxford – one of Maryland’s oldest towns, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. But while Sandaway Waterfront Lodging sits on a private beach, within walking distance of the charming shops and restaurants, you may find yourself staying in your cozy abode. It’s just as quaint as your setting, with luxury bedding and distinctive décor, all within an 1875 Victorian mansion.
In fact, most everything about this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning bed-and-breakfast is quaint – your light-fare breakfast basket, the board games, the in-room massages that are available to arrange, the kayak rentals. But if you need some pointers, consult the high-profile publications that have reviewed the property. Frommer’s has mentioned the screened porches, and the New York Times has recommended the sandy shore – and to end the day, the Baltimore Sun suggests sipping a cocktail and watching the sunset.

Rooms and suites

Old-world distinctiveness meets B&B charm at the Sandaway guest rooms, with warm and welcoming décor and palettes. Each spacious room features elaborate design details and everything you need to feel at home. Each suite offers more living space, a tub and the ultimate privacy – perfect if you’re on a romantic getaway, anniversary or honeymoon. 


One of the oldest towns in Maryland and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Oxford is a quaint waterside town with quiet charm, fresh air, warm summers and mild winters. It’s a popular escape for nearby Baltimore and DC residents, with boating, water recreation and small-town vibes that will transport you to a simpler time. Take a ferry ride, rent a boat, have a picnic, or take a tour of the town’s rich history. The area’s variety of activities, great food scene, boutique shops and outdoor adventure keep visitors coming back again and again.

How to Get There

Sandaway Waterfront Lodging
103 West Strand Road
Oxford, MD United States


Home away from Home

Was an amazing relaxing experience. Definitely recommend. All of our needs where taken care of; they thought of everything. Loved the screened porch and sitting out by the lake in the comfy Adirondack chairs. Sharon greeted us; thank you Sharon. We will be back.

Nice B&B on the water

With the temperature over 96 degrees, it was hard to enjoy the amenities, such as sitting in the adirondike chairs looking out over the water. Fortunately, the air conditioning in the rooms was very good. Spacious grounds. Everyone we met was very friendly and outgoing. We had a large room with a king-sized bed that was very comfortable. The temperature was the only downside since it was too hot to walk around town much

Fiancé birthday
Kenneth J

The best romantic getaway I have been on . Love the breakfast baskets and the setting overlooking the bay was absolutely beautiful. The staff was helpful if you needed them but also left you alone if preferred. Loved watching all the sail boats, very relaxing.