Get Pampered at the Finest Inns and B & Bs in New England!

By Erin Hansen

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If you are seeking a calming, rejuvenating weekend away from the daily stresses that plague us all, why not treat yourself (or yourselves) to a New England weekend getaway spa package.  Let the professionals help you slough off the layers of stress and fatigue and put a little distance between you and day to day reality. After all, you deserve it!

The bed and breakfast spa packages offered by members of the Distinctive Inns of New England will help you relax, recalibrate, and revive. From full-service, on-site spas to private, in-room massages, you can find the type of pampering that’s just right for you. Relax in tranquil surroundings and reconnect with yourself ~ and each other. Below is just a sampling of the many inns and bed and breakfasts that offer luxurious spa treatments ~ we hope they inspire you to plan that weekend getaway soon!


The Captain’s House Inn in Chatham offers two luxurious packages designed to help you relax and celebrate each other. The “Honeymoon Package” (not just for honeymooners, by the way) is overflowing with special treats including couples’ massage at a nearby day spa. There’s also the “Babymoon Package,” a perfect gift for parents-to-be who truly need to relax before baby arrives; it also includes couples’ massage (prenatal version for mom) at a nearby day spa and would make a wonderful gift for your daughter or daughter-in-law.

The Spa at Red Jacket Beach Resort offers an extensive menu of rejuvenating treatments to relax your body and ease your mind. The luxurious Cape Cod spa resort, which features Plantogen products, will dissolve away the stress of the day with indulgent treatments. Here are just some of the uber-pampering treatments offered to guests: massage therapies, body therapies, facials, manicures and pedicures. (Please note that in addition to the Cape Cod locations, there is also a Spa at Red Jacket in Conway, NH,)

New Hampshire

The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa helps promote harmony between your spiritual and physical self. The amazing full-service on-site spa offers an extensive list of spa treatments, fitness and yoga rooms. There are five new spa packages that you can choose from to create the perfect weekend. The Spa’s motto is “Reconnect and return to your world refreshed, relaxed, and restored.”

Your road to relaxation begins as soon as you enter the peaceful surroundings of the Seasons Spa at the Manor on Golden Pond. In addition to choosing from a full menu of treatment offerings, you’ll get to savor the serenity in the aromatherapy tranquility room. This is a weekend escape that will nourish your body and soul.

Prefer to bring your closest female friends and leave your husband at home?  Gather your girlfriends and head to the Chesterfield Inn. Here you can relax and nurture yourselves and your friendships. Sometimes there’s nothing better than time with just the girls. The “Ladies’ Getaway Package” is packed with special treats, including a pampering massage or facial at a nearby day spa.


At the Rabbit Hill Inn, a professional massage therapist comes to you! Enjoy a relaxing in-room massage by a glowing fire, followed by a glorious candlelit soak in your whirlpool tub. Simply book a massage, order a “Melt Down” Package from the Special Touches Menu, or reserve a “Do Not Disturb” three or five-night (sometimes three nights is just not enough!) getaway package.

travel-romantic-spa-getawa-copyThe Spa at the Equinox in Manchester Village, VT encourages guests to awaken their spirit and reconnect with nature, using a variety of treatments that incorporate products indigenous to the surrounding VT region, including maple sugar, wildflowers and mineral clay. The 13,000 square foot full-service resort spa reflects the beauty and nature of Vermont’s pristine environment and features a full massage and facial menu for both men and women.

Rhode Island Spa Packages

Newport’s Cliffside Inn features the legendary Relaxation Experience that is worth the drive from anywhere.  Not only is the whole of Newport beautiful, but the Inn is spectacular as well.  As for the Relaxation Experience: in the comfort and privacy of your suite, you’ll be treated to pure bliss. This ultimate in-room massage and body relaxation service includes special rejuvenating treatments for the scalp, eyes, hands, and feet followed by a drawn whirlpool bath accented with essential oils.

Wherever you decide to go…GO!  It’s amazing how rejuvenating just a weekend away can be for body, mind, and soul.

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