Welcome to the Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles!

Relax, rejuvenate and restore while taking a step back in time. Without a stop light in sight, take in the breathtaking backdrop where nature, beach, country and history meet. In the historic town of Cape Charles along Virginia’s Eastern Shore, enjoy serenity and the welcoming charm the town provides as you make your way to a haven away from the hustle and bustle of the world.

Whether you are a newly married couple wanting to find that perfect honeymoon retreat, a Washingtonian looking to escape the “rat race” for the weekend, or an adventurous solo traveler looking to explore “the Shore,” Innkeepers Jim and Tammy Holloway will provide exactly what you need for a memorable stay.

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 What’s nearby?

  • Cape Charles Beach - public/bayside (4 blocks)
  • Cape Charles Central Park with walking path/gazebo (steps away from Bay Haven Inn)
  • Historic Downtown - shopping, restaurants and art (2 blocks)
  • Spa (2 blocks)
  • Cape Charles Harbor (2 blocks)
  • Two Signature Golf Courses (1 mile)
  • Kayak and kite boarding rentals (2 blocks)
  • Golf cart rentals (4 blocks)
  • Horseback riding (1 mile)
  • Churches (2 blocks)

Walking, bicycle or golf cart is the best way to get around town. At the Bay Haven Inn, guests will stay in the center of Cape Charles, where everything you need is just a short distance away. Want to sign up for our newsletter? Fill out your email below.




At the Bay Haven Inn, guests will enjoy:

  • Gourmet breakfasts Recipes
  • Complimentary afternoon refreshments
  • Outdoor seating areas (swing, screened porch, etc.)
  • Indoor private seating areas (parlor, Living Room, Library)
  • En Suite bathrooms
  • Signature Spa Robes
  • Luxury Toiletries
  • Two common area rooms with TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Washer/Dryer access
  • Central air conditioning and heat
  • Ceiling fans
  • Two gas fire places
  • Gracious hospitality

The Bay Haven Inn is a historical bed and breakfast. The Colonial Revival home, built in 1906 by Norfolk architect James W. Lee, features a newly restored wrap-around porch, beautiful manicured lawns and gardens and three unique guest rooms that are remarkably reminiscent of the architecture and history of the home’s early time. 




Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles Recognized as one of 10 Virginia B&Bs with a Notable Breakfast

Have you tried our Sweet Potato Biscuits with Virginia Country Ham?

Click here for availability or Call 1-757-331-2838 and reserve your room today!