Hotel at a Glance: The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort & Spa
In an area tucked into the woods near Okemo Mountain in Vermont, you’ll find Castle Hill, which appears to be something out of a fairy tale. This is where the Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort & Spa is located—a convenient spot for exploring the region’s famous covered bridges, the Okemo Valley, and Okemo State Forest. The brick-accented Pointe Hotel is spacious and comfortable, with facilities focused on fitness and wellness. Suites ensconce guests in plush comfort, while guest rooms come with a full array of modern amenities.
- Refresh and relax in the Aveda Concept spa, which offers facials and body wraps, as well as the Elemental massage (Groupon customers receive a $25 credit toward this massage).
- Fitness classes: Head to the resort’s sunlit pavilion for a yoga or Pilates class.
- Prixe fixe dinner: Enjoy a $25 credit toward a prix fixe dinner for two in the opulent wood-paneled dining room, where executive chef Alphonsus Harris uses fresh local produce to craft French-influenced dishes.
- Dive in to the heated outdoor pool, or lounge on the elegant brick patio.
Ludlow, Vermont: Quaint New England Town near Okemo Mountain
Ludlow invites visitors to embrace their adventurous sides at Okemo’s Adventure Zone, which features a mountain coaster, ropes courses, a zipline tour, and mini golf, among an array of activities. If seeking a more relaxing day, head over to one of the local breweries, see a show at the Weston Playhouse, or visit the Calvin Coolidge Homestead. The town also offers a diverse culinary landscape that includes Irish pubs and steakhouses. Window shoppers can stroll past boutiques and antique shops to feast their eyes on elegant gifts, collectors’ items, and local art.