Press Releases


Back to the Roots

Winter 2020 | ideal-LIVING | Fanny Slater
It wasn’t until I got to the Fireside that I realized what I was striving for. It was the connection with the food and where it comes from, as well as finding folks that process and grow food who were as passionate about it as I was.

Head-Turning Farm Package Now Available at Cozy Puget Sound Resort

July 7, 2018 | Resorts & Lodges | Jack Tuthill
“Our culinary team takes great pride in each and every one of these Farm Package bookings,” said Ratigan. “It is a challenge and is joyful to share our partnerships with the farmers in this unique way.”

Port Ludlow Hotel is the 5th Dog Friendliest Hotel in the U.S.

November 3, 2016 | Seattle Refined | Gena Wynkoop
Traveling without your pupper is a real drag. I mean you miss them, you know. If you don’t have to go anywhere without your pet, why would you?! Never leave your doggo at home ever again because the Resort at Port Ludlow was named one of the Best Pet-Friendly Hotels by USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice 2016. Woof woof, bark bark!

An Olympic Peninsula Vacation with Something for Everyone

August 19, 2016 | Resorts & Lodges | Charlie Enders
Some people just seem to have everything figured out. Happily married, beautiful children, a well-paying job, etc…These are the kind of people many aspire to be, people many would love to pick the brains of to figure out just how they’re so good at being good. The Resort at Port Ludlow is that person in resort-form, a place that every other resort looks at and says, “Now why can’t we be like that?”

Port Ludlow Resort Redefines the Farm Dinner

July, 1 2016 | Edible Seattle | Megan Hill
Last year, when summer was starting to yield to fall, I couldn’t help but reach for the last of the season’s heirloom tomatoes, all plump and pleated and the color of a fading sunset.

Eating the View

July/August 2016 | Northwest Travel & Life Magazine | Maddie John Bamman & Alex Cox
There are many ways to connect with nature. You can go hiking, kayaking, or simply rent a room with a view. You can also eat it. At the three restaurants below, dining becomes an adventure among the fields, mountains, and coastline.

6 US National Parks to Visit in 2016

April 11, 2016 | Huffington Post | Joy Pecknold
There are 84 million acres of protected national parkland in the U.S., and this year the National Park Service (they take care of it all) celebrates its Centennial. April 16 to 24, 2016 makes it even more enticing to visit one of the 400 parks with free admission.

Ludlow Resort on 'Platinum List'

March 2016 | Port Townsend Leader
The Resort at Port Ludlow has been named a Platinum List 2016 honoree by the Touring & Tasting magazine. The Spring 2016 edition recommends and features wineries, destinations and accommodations from all over the U.S. West Coast to emerging wine country destinations.

Transcendent Future

February 2016 | Golf Washington | By: Tom Cade
Port Ludlow Golf Club looks to its past in restoring a Northwest gem.

Destination: Port Ludlow

November/December 2015 | Washington Journey | By: Jeff Layton
Winters in the Pacific Northwest tend to offer two choices for area getaways: Head high to the mountains for snow, or swing low to the coast, where things rarely freeze. For those who choose the latter, Port Ludlow offers a splendid base from which to explore the dramatic effects of winter weather at sea level. Its location in a rain shadow provides frequent breaks from inclement weather, making it easy to discover the off-season highlights along nearby Hood Canal and other parts of the Olympic Peninsula. When winter downpours do arrive, its protected bay, home to a waterfront resort and 300-slip marina that seems straight off a jigsaw puzzle box, is the perfect place to unwind and soak up the atmosphere.

Craftsman Cottages in the Northwest

October 2015 | Builder and Developer | By: Carina Calhoun
Located on a historic logging site in the heart of the master-planned resort community of Port Ludlow, Wash., Ludlow Cove Cottages offers waterfront, woodland, and park-front home sites to bring out he vacationer in each of us. Designed to suit both full-time and vacation lifestyles, the 42 single-family, cottage style homes by Westharbor Homes create an easy living environment for homeowners (pg. 76).

Seattle, WA: Naturally Romantic

Summer/Fall 2015 | Touring & Tasting – Pacific Northwest Magazine
It’s amazing that this natural wonderland lies in such close proximity to urban Seattle! Pack a picnic lunch and spend the day in the massive Olympic National Park, with glacier-carved lakes, waterfalls, campgrounds, 600-plus miles of hiking trails, and scenic views. The Olympic Peninsula’s Hoh Rainforest is literally dripping with romance and three loop trails. The Hall of Mosses Trail is our favorite. Port Townsend is a fun spot for restaurants and shopping. But at the west end of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge lies the piece de resistance! The charming town of Port Ludlow has a history dating back to the mid-1800s. Play golf at The Port Ludlow Golf Club, hike one of the trails, and stay at The Resort at Port Ludlow, where you can cozy up at The Fireside, the inn’s beautiful, award-winning restaurant.

Celebrating culture with Port Ludlow Totem Pole

July 8, 2015 | The Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader |
David Boxley and his Tsimshian (shihm-sheeuhn) tribal members were honored this Fourth of July weekend for their contributions in carving and restoring the massive totem pole at the Port Ludlow Marina.

Pull In to Port Ludlow for Fun and Adventure

June 2015 | Hitched
On the shores of the Puget Sound’s Olympic Peninsula, just a 90-minute drive or 15-minute seaplane ride from Seattle, The Resort at Port Ludlow offers guests the best of all worlds. The enchanting three-story waterfront property sits at the heart of Port Ludlow, with a history that dates back to the mid-1800s. Once a logging and shipbuilding village, it has evolved into a wonderful oasis where couples and families reside, vacation, or simply slip away for the day.

40 years after opening, Port Ludlow still picturesque

May 8, 2015 | Kitsap Sun | By: Terry Mosher
Port Ludlow Golf Club at The Resort enters middle age Saturday as it turns 40. It’s been a wonderful journey so far for the lush course nestled among towering trees that members of the semi-public course fondly think of as not just unique but a small slice of paradise.

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