We all can benefit from a little pampering, and so we’ve chosen five inns for our list of best overnight pampering spots in New England that will have you relaxed and glowing from head to toe.
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