Top Luxury Resorts in the Northeast
Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club
Saranac Lake, New York
Combining the luxuries of your own private vacation rental with the five-star qualities and service of a resort is the answer to your New York luxury getaway. Located on the shores of Lower Saranac Lake is Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club. This three-season destintation welcomes you to experience the refreshing Adirondack Mountains and lush surroundings in a rustic yet elegant way. Their selection of accommodations range from the cozy cabin or cottage to spacious lakefront rentals that make you feel at home. Equipped with jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, barbecue grills and plenty of space to unwind, it's the height of luxury in the Adirondacks. The Marina at Ampersand provides you with everything you need for an exciting lake vacation. Rent out a fishing or pontoon party boat and explore the waters of Ampersand Bay and the surrounding Saranac chain of lakes; full of small and largemouth bass, northern pike, bullhead and rainbow trout it's a dream spot for fishing-enthusiasts of all ages. And if casting a line isn't your idea of a good time, you can take out a complimentary canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard or pedal-boat and still take an adventure on the gentle waters!
31 Bayside Drive Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Ampersand Bay Resort offers an abundance of amenities and onsite activities to keep you entertained all day long. Relax on their spacious beach area, enjoy a game of volleyball, bask in the views at the gazebo, or have a picnic at the open-air BBQ pit. Nightly campfires end the day on a great note!
Experience the beautiful Adirondacks first hand with a hiking trip though Adirondack Park. The onsite staff can direct you to the best trails suitable for your skill level!close
The Whiteface Lodge
Lake Placid, New York
Named one of "The World's Best Places to Stay" by Condé Nast Traveler, you can rest assured that a vacation at the Whiteface Lodge will be extraordinary. Built with timber that was primarily hand-milled onsite and channeling the Lake Placid region's 19th-century heyday with its wood-beamed exterior, this luxurious Adirondacks destination is simply magical. Rustic elegance at its finest, the lodge provides travelers with a place to escape from the hustle-bustle of the world and indulge in rejuvenating outdoor activities while still enjoying all the comforts of the 21st century. Accommodations at the lodge evoke the allure of the Adirondacks and offer amenities such as large bathrooms with jetted tub/shower, kitchen or kitchenettes, and views that are sure to take your breath away. When you're not lounging in your home-away-from-home, you'll discover the lodge's many amenities. A state-of-the-art fitness center and year-round heated indoor/outdoor swimming pool is available for your leisure, while outdoor hot tubs are a prime place to unwind after a day out exploring the surrounding mountain trails. The 56-seat, surround-sound indoor movie theater is popular with all the guests, and nightly campfires let you enjoy the fresh air with some s'mores! All this and more awaits for you at this one-of-a-kind New York getaway.
7 Whiteface Inn Lane Lake Placid, NY
The Spa at Whiteface Lodge offers complete indulgence with a menu of soothing treatments that take inspiration from the surrounding Adirondacks. To further your sense of pampering, settle down for a delightful meal at KANU, the resort's premier dining venue.
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The resort also features a Game Room with pool, shuffleboard, air hockey, and foosball, and old-fashioned ice cream parlor, platform tennis courts, nature trails and much more to ensure you never run into a dull moment during your stay!close
Mohonk Mountain House
New Paltz, New York
Resting along the banks of Lake Mohonk and surrounded by the natural beauty of the Hudson Valley is a breathtaking Victorian castle that will make you feel like royalty. Mohonk Mountain House is an all-inclusive destination that invites you to take a step back in time with its extensive woodwork, Shawangunk stone fireplaces and assortment of period accents. With accommodations ranging from Victorian to classic, Mohonk Mountain House artfully blends the splendor of a lost era with the luxuries of today for a vacation you won't easily forget. Breathtaking views of the surrounding Catskill Mountains make you feel worlds away, ensuring you can leave behind all your worries and focus on truly unwinding. Included with your stay is their exceptional dining experiences; start each day off right with a hearty breakfast, stop by for a buffet luncheon and top it all off with three-course dinners created by their award-winning chefs. When you're not indulging in delicacies, Mohonk's spectacular mountaintop setting lets you host an adventure of your choosing. Swim at the lake, enjoy 40 miles of mountain biking trails, or scale the Shawangunk Ridge on a rock climbing expedition. If you'd rather take it easy, onsite tennis courts and carriage rides let you enjoy all the views without too much exertion. No matter how you choose to spend your time, this is a Catskills getaway that truly caters to your every need!
1000 Mountain Rest Road New Paltz, NY 12561
Mohonk Mountain House features a Scottish-inspired golf course that has welcomed golf-lovers of all ages for over 117 years. Test your skills and hope for that hole-in-one at one of the oldest courses in the country!
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The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House lets you relax, rejuvenate and recharge your mind, body and soul on your New York vacation. The award-winning spa features 16 treatment rooms, a solarium with stone fireplace, an outdoor heated mineral pool and a comprehensive fitness center, along with its menu of soothing treatments. It's a haven of comfort and indulgence!close
Crystal Springs Resort
Hamburg, New Jersey
Striking architecture, superb lodging, and fantastic amenities- the AAA 4-Diamond Grand Cascades Lodge is filled to the brim with pristine luxury!
Step out onto the balcony and take in the view! The Lodge sits among three world-class golf courses and enjoys immaculate vistas of the Kittatinny Mountain Range. The luxury isn't just relegated to the views, however- once you step out your spacious quarters you have a veritable universe of possibilities at your fingertips. Go swimming in the resort's biodome, or grab some dinner at the delectable onsite restaurant. Of course, you could always go for a tour of the Wine Cellar. Inside you'll find two opulently appointed dining and tasting rooms, plus an immense wine list comprised of 6,000 labels. What more could you want?
1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419
There's also a pool complex with hot tubs and saunas, and a spa, plus laundry service and a business center.
The resort is set less than a mile from Highway 94 and 4 miles from Mountain Creek ski area.close
Gardiner, New York
High up in the breathtaking Shawangunk Mountains, Minnewaska Lodge provides an unparalleled restorative escape from everyday life.
The lodge is only 90 minutes from New York City and has everything you need to relax and renew your mind, body, and spirit. The guest rooms vary in design with some having high vaulted cathedral ceilings, while others have balconies opening up into the spectacular mountain views. Wake up and enjoy a jaw-dropping sunrise over the 1,200-foot cliff face of the “Gunks” Mountains before indulging in a continental breakfast with fresh fruits and homemade baked goods. Adventure and explore the over 25,000 acres of preserved wilderness at Minnewaska State Park and the Mohonk Preserve or visit one of the handfuls of wineries in the area. Free and heal your mind with a stay at Minnewaska Lodge!
3116 US-44, Gardiner, NY, 12525
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Minnewaska Lodge has 26 luxurious rooms.
Nearby Tuthilltown Spirits Farm Distillery is New York’s first whiskey distillery since prohibition.close
The Spa at Norwich Inn
Resting on 42 country acres with well-groomed perennial gardens, spring-fed ponds, and a reflecting pool enhanced with fountains, The Spa at Norwich has an atmosphere to promote complete and utter relaxation.
Dating back to 1929, al of the 49 guestrooms have unique characteristics with stunning views of the floral gardens, stately courtyard, and more. Elegantly refined décor, plush bathrobes, and a bathroom filled with spa amenities are what you can expect in every room, suite, or villa you stay in. Pamper yourself at the luxury spa and salon that has 37 treatment rooms, a fitness center, an indoor pool, a salon, and more. Their experts will help you feel restored by offering a wide selection of treatments ranging from traditional massages to others designed by the award-winning spa. Between the rooms, spa services, and amenities, The Spa at Norwich will provide enough luxury for you to get lost in.
607 West Thames Street Norwich, CT 06360
Located just off the lobby is The Juice Bar where you’ll be able to refresh yourself with a smooth or snack.
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Kensington’s Restaurant at Norwich Inn has something for everyone. Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, as well as vegetarian and beef, are a few options you can expect.close
Ocean Edge Resort & Club on Cape Cod
The Ocean Edge Resort & Club on Cape Cod is at the forefront of luxury choice. Here you can decide how you’d like to vacation: in either the stately mansion, or the pristine villages.
The historic 1890s mansion is full of antiquated opulence and unadulterated tranquility. At the Mansion you’ll be treated to a private warm-water beach with legendary sunsets overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Grab a drink, lay back, and enjoy yourself. If you prefer a more private setting, perhaps the Villages will scratch your itch. With 380 emerald acres overlooking the Nicklaus Design golf course, with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts and direct access to the Cape Cod Bike Trail, the environment is unparalleled in its beauty. A stay in the 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom villas will be just what the doctor ordered.
2907 Main St, Brewster, MA 02631
The hotel is 1.3 miles from Nickerson State Park and 3.7 miles from Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.
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Other amenities include a designer golf course, spa, private beach and tennis courts, plus 5 pools (2 indoor).close
The Essex Resort & Spa
Another beautiful Green Mountains destination that exudes luxury from its stylish accommodations to its assortment of onsite amenities is the wondrous Essex Resort & Spa.
Situated on 18 acres of captivating scenery in the heart of the Lake Champlain Valley and at the foot of the Green Mountains, this intimate destination welcomes couples, families, and groups for an unparalleled vacation. Considered Burlington, Vermont's top resort, The Essex offers 120 guest rooms and suites, each with its own modern flair and touches such as a kitchenette, Hearthstone gas stove, electric fireplace, or a Keurig coffee maker. In-room amenities are really the beginning of what this AAA four-diamond resort has to offer. Onsite you will be entertained all day long with six Har-Tru tennis courts, the 18-hole Links at Lang Farm golf course, and the luxurious Spa at the Essex. Indulge in a soothing massage or body treatment, get your adrenaline pumping at the fitness center or cool down at the 25-yard lap pool. The Cook Academy at the Essex offers a truly engaging experience of classes led by their renown chefs in an exciting hands-on format. With so many possibilities, you'll never run out of fun things to do!
70 Essex Way Essex (Burlington), VT 05452
The Essex features two exceptional restaurants to delight your tastebuds on your Vermont vacation. The Junction and The Tavern bring you the best local ingredients and an assortment of dishes to ensure you'll find something to love!
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Luxury doesn't end with vacations at the Essex. Their onsite function spaces presents elegance and sophistication for meetings and weddings. A beautiful Vermont setting and prime service ensures your event will be a complete success.close
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
Lake Placid, New York
Rated as an AAA Four-Diamond resort for 27 consecutive years, this Adirondacks resort has much to offer in terms of service, hospitality and experience. Here, you will be surrounded by the stunning peaks of the Adirondack Mountains and just steps from the shores of beautiful Mirror Lake for an exceptional setting that provides endless year-round adventures. The inn has been welcoming guests since 1924 but still maintains the classic ambiance from when it was built in 1883 with it's beautiful mahogany accents and antique stained-glass windows. As a member of the "Small Luxury Hotels of the World," the inn offers a range of charming accommodations to choose from that offer special options such as oversized whirlpools and fireplaces. The incredible views of Mirror Lake and the High Peaks let you relax your mind and soul throughout your stay. Of course, don't spend all your time enjoying the sights without experiencing them firsthand. The inn's exciting location makes it easy to explore as much or as little as you wish. Complimentary paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, and rowboats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and allow you to breathe in the fresh air as you paddle across the quiet waters. Their private sandy beach area is ideal for soaking up the sun or building a sandcastle if you're here with the kids. The High Peaks of the Adirondacks bring you a wealth of nature to explore on a hiking trip, while in the winter, the area transforms into an ideal setting for snowshoeing; you can pick up complimentary snowshoes from the resort!
77 Mirror Lake Drive Lake Placid, NY 12946
Mirror Lake Inn & Spa offers total luxury with it's onsite spa and dining options. The spa features a selection of rejuvenating treatments and utilizes Phytomer marine-based products to ensure your complete comfort. And after you feel renewed, stop by either The View or the Taste Bistro & Bar to treat your palette to a scrumptious meal!
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With 6,000 square feet of elegant function space for meetings, reunions and weddings. These beautiful spaces let you choose the space that's right for your event and offer plenty of amenities to ensure everything goes off without a hitch!close
Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Golf Resort
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Golf Resort offers an experience that few others can compare to. Where else can you explore the coastline on a majestic schooner in the morning, play golf in the afternoon, and have a superb fine dining experience for supper?
This beautiful coastal Maine resort is the perfect place to spend your next weekend getaway, be that with family or something more romantic! Besides the adjacent (and picturesque) Boothbay Harbor. Inside you'll find renovated and refreshed rooms and suites with huge king size beds with 5-star luxury linens. Of course, luxury is just a way of life at Boothbay, and you'll experience it firsthand everywhere you go. That goes double at the onsite restaurant, Coastal Prime. Enjoy an inspired menu with locally sourced fresh seafood daily and seaside dining at its best.
35 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Walk across the historic footbridge to the multitude of local shops!
Your stay at Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Golf Resort includes 50% off green fees at the exclusive Boothbay Harbor Country Club.close
Topnotch Resort and Spa
A premier Vermont destination, located on 120 stunning acres in the Green Mountains, Topnotch Resort and Spa is four-season getaway that is sure to amaze. Here, you will discover a variety of luxurious accommodations including guest rooms and suites at the hotel and spacious vacation rentals that feature up to three bedrooms. Some of their accommodations are even pet-friendly so you don't have to worry about leaving anyone behind on your Stowe vacation. Topnotch prides itself on it's wide range of onsite activities that will get even the most stubborn traveler excited and ready for some fun. Onsite you can enjoy a round of tennis at their Tennis Academy which also offers lessons for beginners, or stop by the Equestrian Center for a chance to experience Vermont in a new way. Guided horseback rides through the trails let you take in all the beautiful surroundings at a slow and steady pace, and in the winter, the center offers sleigh rides, too! After a long day of excitement, treat yourself to a little pampering at the Topnotch Spa, which features 30 treatment rooms, a 60-foot solarium indoor pool with ample relaxation areas, indoor hot tub with cascading waterfall, full-service salon and much more!
4000 Mountain Road Stowe, VT 05672
Inspired by regional gifts and using only the best local ingredients, the restaurants at Topnotch are certainly top-notch. Pick the Flannel for a warm, friendly bistro atmosphere and The Roost when you're looking for a more classic dining experience. Either option is sure to delight your senses!
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The beautiful Green Mountains make for an inspiring place for a wedding or meeting. Topnotch features 9,000 square feet of elegant and flexible function space to choose from for your event!close
The Lodge at Spruce Peak
Resting at the base of Mount Mansfield awaits a quintessential New England destination that promises complete luxury for all kinds of travelers. This six-story Alpine-style destination features 312 rooms and suites that are equipped with modern touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Floor-to-ceiling windows, goose-down feather beds, flat-screen televisions and stone-framed fireplaces are just some of the amenities waiting for you. The stunning views of the Green Mountains will greet you every morning to a beautiful day. Onsite you will also find exciting activities to make your Vermont vacation one to remember. Breathe in the crisp mountain air out on the 18-hole golf course at the Stowe Mountain Golf Club, which offers lush greens that can challenge all levels and the Vermont Golf Academy for beginner lessons. Treat yourself at the 21,000 square-foot Spa and Wellness Center; with 18 private treatment rooms, a full-service fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzis, a Relaxation Lounge, and a hot/cold treatment facility in the Healing Lodge, it's everything you're looking for in peace and comfort. Top off your stay at the Solstice Restaurant or Hourglass Lounge, two of Stowe's most respected dining options. Serving up exceptional New England cuisine, wines and craft beers, it's true indulgence.
7412 Mountain Road Stowe, VT 05672
To add to it's splendor, The Lodge at Spruce Peak also features 56,000 square feet of elegant meeting and function space. As the largest luxury mountain meeting destination in the Northeast, their venues, services and setting put them far above the rest.
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Stowe Mountain Resort caters to travelers looking for an unforgettable winter vacation. They offer easy access via The Overeasy transfer gondola to Spruce Peak, plenty of trails, a new beginner area, and two new high-speed detachable quads. It's the perfect way to hit the slopes!close
Overlooking a 5,500-acre mountain estate in the breathtaking Poconos, Skytop Lodge might be the most dramatic destination on this list. This sensational getaway feels like a completely different world with its plateau-top setting, rich history and unique style inspired by the Roaring 20s. Ideal for romantic retreats, family trips, and a variety of group events, Skytop Lodge is a getaway that lets you indulge, recharge and truly caters to your needs. Charming deluxe cottages, a beautiful 20-room inn and and the Main Lodge each offers its own style of accommodations and amenities for you to choose from. Couples will find complete privacy in a cottage, while families will enjoy the spacious suites at the lodge that are equipped with HD flat-screen televisions, wireless internet, and signature bathrooms with award-winning custom products. When you're ready to get out and explore this magnificent mountain retreat, you'll discover a wealth of options right onsite. Test your abilities at the Adventure Center which offers exciting zip-lining, paintball and rock climbing. Or, take in the stunning views and keep your eyes out for over 175 species of birds on a hiking trip; the resort's four trails let you find the one best for your skill level. An award-winning, 18-hole championship golf course invites you to an unique mountain-style track, while the onsite sandy beach and lake is perfect for swimming.
One Skytop Skytop, PA 18357
The Skyview Spa at Skytop Lodge is an oasis of relaxation and luxury in the heart of this incredible resort. Their extensive menu of services includes treatments such as massage therapies, facials and skin treatments, nail care, and aromatherapy. It's the perfect place to unwind after a long day of fun!
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Five onsite dining options let you find just what you need to satisfy your hunger or quench your thirst. Indulge in true fine dining at the Windsor Dining Room or just grab a quick lunch from the Tap Room. The Tea Room serves milkshakes and ice cream for a fun treat!close
Smugglers' Notch Resort
Smugglers' Notch Resort offers a vacation experience that stands out from the rest. This resort community is considered the "neighborhood of your dreams," with breathtaking Vermont beauty and luxurious condominium lodging that feels like you never left home. Here is a place where families not only reconnect with each other but grow closer with other guests vacationing together. It's a place where you can make new friends and discover something truly special. At the heart of this destination lies Smugglers' top quality service and hospitality, ensuring you have everything you need for fun, comfort and relaxation. Luxury condominums are furnished with full kitchens and cable-televisions and offer anywhere between one and five bedrooms. Stunning views of the Green Mountains and over 3,000 acres of lush forests give you a taste of all the possibilities that await just outside your door. Experience the scenery first-hand with their ArborTrek Zip Line Canopy Tour, or take in an invigorating hike through the Smugglers' Notch Pass which crests at 2,162 feet and delivers some spectacular sights of the majestic peaks. You can also have plenty of fun without having to leave the resort. The FunZone Family Entertainment & Recreation Center offers an arcade, bouncy house and obstacle course that all the kids will love. Onsite pools, basketball and volleyball, and outdoor playgrounds are also available to keep the fun lasting all vacation long!
4323 Vermont Route 108 South Smugglers' Notch, VT 05464
Two onsite dining options, the Hearth & Candle Restaurant and the Morse Mountain Grille, ensure you have plenty of options to satisfy your hunger! The resort also features the Country Store where you can pick up any necessities at your leisure without the added wait.
Smugglers' Notch Resort prime mountain location offers you some incredible winter activities. With an annual average snowfall of over 300" every season, their Madonna and Sterling Mountains are ready for skiers and snowboarders of all ages!close