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5 Reasons to Spend Your Vermont Winter Vacation at The Essex Resort & Spa

Get Away from It All at The Essex Resort & Spa

A neverending to-do list, a bottomless inbox, parenting woes and home renovations–life can bog you down.  Make a reservation for some “you time” and pack your bags for a weekend getaway to the Green Mountain state.

It’s time for Vermont, and it’s time for you to relax, refuel and rejuvenate in its serenity.

At The Essex Resort & Spa, you are provided more than a place to rest your head at night but a genuine resort experience. Not many places provide as much as The Essex does. The fact it’s in Vermont is an added bonus.

So if you are seriously considering venturing over to Vermont, you might consider these reasons to book a stay at The Essex.

East Lawn Snow

1. unforgettable ambiance

From culinary-themed rooms to full kitchenette-equipped studios and suites, The Essex curates accommodations with elegant comforts. Luxurious touches and homey ambiance radiate from its 18-acre campus. Nuzzle up in a rocking chair before a roaring fire, or explore the cozy countryside feel of its grounds. The Essex with its multiple stark-white buildings stands firm on its massive estate yet each building provides the quaint cottage comforts you’ve come to expect–and crave–from a Vermont escape.

double queen bedroom the essex

2. Cuisine like no other

The Essex is renown for its culinary craftsmanship. Their accomplished chefs have created out-of-this-world dishes at both on-site restaurants. Whether celebrating an anniversary dinner at the sophisticated Junction, or grabbing an artisanal burger and Vermont craft beer with friends at The Tavern, you are always guaranteed a quality meal.  The Essex strives to make your stay with them a thrilling culinary experience.

Check out The Tavern’s beer list or Junction’s menu


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3. cooking lessons to make you a pro

If you have ever wanted to take a cooking lesson, now is your chance: The Essex hosts a cooking school. Let highly-trained and sought-after chefs show you the way around a kitchen. Learn to chop, saute and carve like an expert, and impress your partner or friends at your next dinner party with your industry knowledge and tantalizing creations.

Book a cooking class

The Essex Cooking Classes

4. not so secret garden

Vermont is renown for its farm-to-table fare. Vermont places its farmers first and has immense appreciation for fresh organic produce and herbs.  In the Vermont way, The Essex hosts an enchanting on-site garden. Its chefs tailor their menu around what herbs and produce are in season so that you are guaranteed the freshest ingredients every time.

The Essex Chef cooking

5. a spa to decompress

When you plan an escape from it all, you are looking for more than a physical escape but your own little slice of heaven. Find complete serenity in The Essex’s extensive spa offerings.  Spa at The Essex helps you unwind with its steam and sauna rooms, fitness center, hot tub, tennis courts and personalized offerings. Between its luscious treatments, tranquil lounge area and extraordinary staff, you are guaranteed to walk away feeling refreshed.

Find the spa package for you 


hot tub in snow at The Essex

Treat yourself to the pampering you deserve

Pack your bags. A weekend of serenity awaits 

Front desk at The Essex Resort & Spa

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