The other is that the resort is like a small community -- there are other kids to play with, other adults to mingle with, activities to share. You just don't get that at private rentals.
Like the other day, when the breeze was just right, and Mardi came out to fly a kite. Within a matter of minutes, he had been joined by about five other kites, from five other cottages, and it was now a great social occasion.
Looked good, too... This one belonged to Tony.