Best Overnight Pampering Spots in New England
When planning your next getaway, why not consider a spot that has more on the menu than just a delicious breakfast and comfy beds? We all can benefit from a little pampering, so whether you’re treating yourself or giving a gift, we think these inns will have you relaxed and glowing from head to toe. We’ve put together a list of some of the best overnight pampering spots in New England with help from our May/June 2011 issue.
Windham Hill Inn, West Townshend, VT
Fireplaced rooms, a heated outdoor pool, spa and concierge services, fine dining with an exhaustive wine list, and a glorious country setting distinguish this Relais & Chateaux property. Rates: from $255 (from $355 with fireplace), including full breakfast. Entrées: $60 (three-course prix fixe).
311 Lawrence Drive. 800-944-4080, 802-874-4080; windhamhill.com
Mansion House, Vineyard Haven, MA
This breezy resort hotel, with 40 rooms and suites, re-creates Aquinnah mud baths with glacial white clay in its signature therapeutic “Moshup” spa treatments. Rates: from $99 in winter, from $299 in season, including buffet breakfast.
9 Main St. 800-332-4112, 508-693-2200; mvmansionhouse.com
Common Man Inn & Spa, Plymouth, NH
It’s hard to believe that this inn at the gateway to the White Mountains was once a wood mill. Eat dinner in the former boiler room, and enjoy a “White Birch Herbal Wrap” at the spa. Rates: from $109, including continental breakfast (full breakfast is extra).
231 Main St. 603-536-2200; thecmaninn.com
Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa, Old Lyme, CT
All nine guestrooms in this Colonial mansion are as graceful as the works of the American Impressionists who once painted beside its backyard river. There’s also a convivial restaurant and a rare petanque court for French lawn bowling. Rates: from $135.
100 Lyme St. 800-622-4946, 860-434-1667; beeandthistleinn.com
Kismet Inn, Bath, ME
Steam showers, Japanese soaking tubs, all-natural linens, yoga classes, spa services, and made-from-scratch meals prepared with primarily organic and locally sourced foods welcome guests to Shadi Towfighi’s sublime B&B, a downtown oasis of tranquility. Hint: Reserve a truly indulgent yet healthful dinner prepared and served by Shadi. Rates: from $210, including breakfast.
44 Summer St. 207-443-3399; kismetinnmaine.com