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Terrific Weekend Getaway Ideas in New Jersey
New Jersey offers fantastic options for weekend getaways. Each resort chosen offers hotel accommodations, access to spa treatments and golf courses, all in NJ. Go as a couple, with girlfriends or with the guys. NJ resorts have something for everyone.
1. Ocean Place Spa and Resort:
Located on the beach in Long Branch, NJ the Ocean Place Spa and Resort offers a terrific getaway option. The hotel has 254 rooms, including 5 suites and many of the rooms have beautiful ocean views. There are restaurants and a full service spa right on the premises. They also have a private beach for hotel guests and two swimming pools, one indoors and one outdoors. Although there is no golf course on the resort, they will be happy to arrange tee times at one of several nearby courses. Plus, the resort is located only 2 miles from the fabulous Monmouth Park Racetrack. You can spend the day there watching the beautiful horses run during the racing season. You can even try your luck by placing a bet if you are so inclined.
Ocean Place Spa and Resort offers several different packages which include hotel accommodations and specific spa treatments. Or, you can book your hotel room and choose your own spa treatments a la carte. Rates for hotel rooms and spa treatments are varied depending on the dates and menu options you choose. Overnight rooms run from approximately $169 per night "off-season" and up considerably during peak summer months. If you are heading here just for the Spa, then opt for one of the colder weather months to save on the room rate, you won't be outside anyway.
Speaking of the spa treatments, you have a plethora of pampering to choose from here. Many massages are offered, including Full Body Swedish Massage, Aroma or Deep Tissue Massage, and the Warm Stone Massage. These services run 50 or 80 minutes and cost between $85 and $140 each. Ocean Place Spa's menu of services also includes many facials, exfoliation and body treatments. These last 25 - 50 minutes and are priced around $100 each. They include treatments such as the Anti Aging Body Wrap, Detoxifying Body Mask and Aroma Body Buff. In addition, specially designed Gentlemen's Services and an entire Pregnancy menu of services are available. Finally, add one of the treatment enhancements to your other services, like foot therapy or scalp revitilizer and you will be swimming in luxury.
Visit the Ocean Place Spa and Resort website above for a full list of hotel reservation information and spa menu of services and prices.
2. Crystal Springs Golf Resort:
Located in Sussex County, NJ the Crystal Springs Golf Resort is a fantastic option for a weekend getaway because it has so much to offer. For your stay, there are two beautiful hotels from which to choose. One, the Grand Cascades Lodge, is a new, four star luxury hotel offering deluxe guest rooms and a variety of suites. The other, the Minerals Spa and Resort, features 175 deluxe, luxury and presidential level rooms. Hotel accommodations range from approximately $159 per night and up, depending on the type of room selected and the season. Here again you can choose a package or arrange your own options depending on your needs.
For you pampering spa treatments, there are two award winning spas to choose from, The Elements Spa, and Reflections. Each spa offers a different atmosphere and menu of treatments and massages. A sampling of the menu of services at The Elements Spa features a 50 minute Mud or Crystal Salt body treatment among many other wonderful choices. These range in price from $110 to $125 each. They have selection of many different 50 minute facials and massages to relax and revive you. These treatments range in price from $90 to $180 each and can also be paired with many other indulgent enhancement services for hair, nails, hands and feet. Similar pampering can be found at the sister spa, Reflections, which also offers a wide variety of massages, facials, body treatments and enhancements. Here, you can also indulge in relaxing body treatments and, for some services you can choose a 50 minute or 100 minute option.
Should golfing be a part of your weekend getaway plan, Crystal Springs Resort offers seven golf courses from which to choose. And to tempt your palate, there are 12 restaurants in the resort where you can dine from casual to elegant. One of these restaurants, The Wine Cellar, is well known for housing 70,000 plus bottles of the best vintages. Wine and Dine weekend packages are available in addition to Spa Getaways and Golf Mini Vacations. You can find something to entice you here all year round.
Take a look at the Crystal Springs Resort website above for complete information about packages, accommodations, spa and golf services available.
3. Seaview Golf and Spa Resort:
Located on Reed's Bay in Galloway, NJ, Seaview Golf and Spa Resort is a wonderful place for a getaway trip. You will find this oasis just 8 miles from Atlantic City so if your plans for a getaway include a trip to the Atlantic City casinos or shows, this is the perfect choice. The resort has 297 beautiful rooms, restaurants, pools , and is home to an Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa. Additionally, the resort houses 2 championship golf courses for your golfing pleasure. Hotel rooms at this resort begin at $139 per night and go up depending on the room choice and time of year.
At the luxurious Red Door Spa you will find a full complement of services available. These include the "Red Door Signature" massage which costs $130 for 50 minutes, and $185 for 80 minutes. They also offer a wide variety of other stress reducing massages from 25 minutes to 80 minutes, costing from $75 to $235 each. The spa menu includes a full listing of facials priced from $75 to $180 each. Body treatments are available such as the Detoxifying Seaweed Wrap for $130, Hydrating Milk Bath for $65 and the Botanical Spa Indulgence Aqua Ritual for $245. Plus they have a menu of options for the Gentlemen. Their whole host of available spa services, including packages, hair, nail and other pampering enhancements can be found here .
Check out the Seaview Golf and Spa Resort website above for complete hotel accommodation, packages, golf and other information.
Escaping for a weekend getaway in NJ is easy. Choosing which of the amazing spa treatments to take advantage of will be your hardest decision. Enjoy your trip!