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Blue Water FAQs


Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out is 11:00 a.m. For cottages, check-in is 4:00 p.m; check-out is 10:00 a.m. Check-in is available 24 hours/day.

E-CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION POLICY: At check-in, Red Jacket Resorts will place an authorization on your credit card for an amount equal to your guest room rate plus tax. It is recommended that credit cards are used at time of check-in rather than debit cards. Most debit cards will hold funds for up to 10 days after departure, depending on your financial institution's policy. Guests are not required to settle their account with the credit card used at time of check-in. 

Deposits & Cancellations

An advance deposit is required to guarantee all reservations. We accept deposits using major credit cards or, with sufficient time for mailing, a personal check. Deposit and cancellation policies may vary for special offers and promotions. 


Refundable 1 night deposit due at time of booking; must cancel 10 days prior to arrival by 3pm for refund of deposit less a $25 Admin Fee.


Refundable 1 night deposit due at time of booking; must cancel 7 days prior to arrival by 3pm for refund of deposit less a $25 Admin Fee.


50% pre-payment due at time of booking; must cancel 14 days prior to arrival by 3pm for refund of deposit less a $25 Admin Fee.


100% prepayment due at time of booking; reservation is non-refundable. No cancellations or modifications allowed.


Cancellations must be made 30 days prior to arrival date for full refund, less a $25 administrative fee. If cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival, your full deposit is nonrefundable and will be forfeited. Layaway Getaway payment plan: 

  • 1st Payment: 25% at time of booking
  • 2nd Payment: 25% at 90 days prior to getaway
  • 3rd Payment: 25% at 60 days prior to getaway
  • Final Payment: 25% at 30 days prior to getaway

*Deposit and cancellation policies may vary for special offers and promotions. Please review the terms of specific packages here

Early Departures

An early departure or mid-stay cancellation may result in an early departure fee.


Parking at Blue Water Resort is limited. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, guests with reservations in a standard guest room, family room, or suite are provided one parking space per unit for a fee of $25 per night. A second vehicle is subject to a $50 per night fee. Guests with reservations in a cottage or townhouse are provided with two parking spaces per unit for a fee of $25 per night per vehicle. Before Memorial Day weekend and after Labor Day weekend, the first vehicle is complimentary, however a second vehicle is subject to a $25 per night fee. Arrangements should be made in advance for oversized vehicles such as boat trailers. For these and other parking-related questions, please contact Blue Water Resort directly at 508-398-2288

Resort & Destination Fees

Red Jacket Resorts charges a nightly resort fee equal to 10% of the room rate plus tax. This fee includes: private beach access, beach chairs and umbrellas, beach/pool towels, resort activities such as bicycles, beach volleyball, beach swings, board games, lawn games including corn hole, resort-wide high-speed wifi, fitness equipment, and unlimited local and long-distance calls. Special summer activities (end of June - beginning of September) include supervised Kids Club, beach yoga, live entertainment, popsicle happy hour, movie nights on the lawn, fishing derby, marine science classes, and much more. Check our Calendar of Events for details.

A 1% destination fee will be collected to fund the promotion of Cape Cod as a destination, support the growth of attractions and events in the area, and to sustain other tourism development initiatives.




Blue Water Resort offers guests with disabilities several options to make their stay more enjoyable, including first floor rooms, access ramps, grab bars and stools in showers, Visual Alarm, TDD phone equipment, and raised commode seating. More information is available by contacting our reservation center at 800-343-1804, or Please let our reservation agents know your accessibility requirements. 

Additional Guests

Cots: $25 plus tax per day
Cribs: $20 plus tax per stay for a portable crib (similar to Pack-n-Play)

Charcoal Grills

Cottages have individual charcoal grills. Charcoal is not provided, but several stores are within a short drive.

Dining Options

We offer multiple dining options to make it easier for you to enjoy a meal or drinks during your stay. 

Drone Use

To ensure the safety and privacy of our guests, and to comply with FAA rules and regulations, the resort is a designated “No Drone Zone.” The operation or use of drones (or any unmanned aerial systems) on or above our resorts is strictly prohibited. Any violation of this policy may involve eviction from your accommodations as well as confiscation of drone equipment, and may subject violators to damages, including, but not limited to: damages for violations of privacy and/or physical or personal injuries or property damage, as well as regulatory fines and legal fees.


Coin-operated washers and dryers are available in the Edge of the Sea building. Soap products are available at Blue Water and Riviera Beach front desks. 


Blue Water Resort is a dog-friendly resort. We welcome dogs to several rooms, selected especially for their creature comforts. Prior arrangements must be made before you bring your pet, and a nightly fee of $50 per dog, plus tax, applies. However, dogs are not permitted on any Red Jacket Resort beaches. For more information, visit our pet-friendly page.


As a guest of Red Jacket Beach Resort, you are invited to use the facilities, amenities, and private beaches at any of our Red Jacket sister resorts during your stay.


The resort requires a minimum age of 21 years old to book a reservation. A photo ID and a credit or debit card in guest's name are required to check-in.  

Resort Map

Get your bearings with this aerial view of the resort:

Blue Water Resort Map


Smoking is not permitted in guest rooms or public interior areas.

The Spa at Red Jacket Beach

A full-service spa with a complete range of treatments is located nearby at our sister resort, Red Jacket Beach Resort, and open to guests of Blue Water Resort. Visit the spa website.

WiFi Internet Access

All public areas and rooms have free wireless Internet access.

Booking Questions?

To speak with a reservation specialist, please call 800-227-3263, or click the live chat icon at the bottom of this page.