• The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa
  • The Essex Resort & Spa

About The Essex Resort & Spa

The Essex Resort & Spa is beautiful property situated on 18 acres in the town of Essex, a few miles from Burlington, Vermont. Located within a short distance between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, the New England setting offers a four-season backdrop for a variety of outdoor pursuits. Indoors, guests can engage in offerings including culinary classes in the resort's two theater kitchens, revitalizing treatments at the full-service spa, or invigorating workouts at the fitness center. This family friendly (and pet friendly) resort caters to the little ones as well, with organized programs for children ages 8 to 12 years.

Multiple meeting rooms can accommodate up to 400, and stunning wedding venues range from a garden-view atrium to an expansive lawn to a trio of salons.

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70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452 United States
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Hours of Operation
Monday: 12am  -  12pm Tuesday: 12am  -  12pm Wednesday: 12am  -  12pm Thursday: 12am  -  12pm Friday: 12am  -  12pm Saturday: 12am  -  12pm Sunday: 12am  -  12pm

Menus of Services / Classes

Spa-goers will become inspired by the 27,000-square-foot spa, where a design palette of wood and natural stone design evokes the natural beauty and serenity of picturesque Vermont. Housed in its own standalone building on the resort's grounds, the spa has 10 treatment rooms, as well as a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and separate men's and women's locker rooms with shower fixtures.

A wide range of product brands are used and include Skin Authority, Epicuren, Davines, and Aromafloria. Couples, mother-daughter groups, and friends can enjoy side-by-side services like tailored massage, facials, and soaks in a dual tub, while male spa guests can unwind with bespoke treatments like the VIP Retreat, a combination of hydrotherapy, massage, and an express facial in a private suite. The Signature Customized Body Treatment is a unique ritual, as guests select their own ingredients for a salt or sugar scrub.

Dry Brushing
Salt Scrub
Sugar Scrub
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Acne/Deep Cleansing
Back Facial
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Dry Cleaning
Food/Beverage Available
Locker Room
Meeting Facilities
Relaxation Lounge
Retail Store
Robes Provided
Slippers Provided
Steam Room
Swimming Pool
Toiletries Available
Wedding/Event Space
Whirlpool, Jacuzzi
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Yoga Classes
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Hair Coloring
Hair Styling and Care
Makeup Instruction/Application
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Deep Tissue
Hot Stone
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Yoga Classes
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Customer Reviews for The Essex Resort & Spa (3)

June 5, 2015
Mother-Daughter Day
I went here with my mother for a night away from life recently. we had amazing time! we are going back next week!
March 5, 2012
Simply wonderful!
I visited in Feb 2012 - after a very long day of travel delays and diverted flights I arrived at 3:30 am to a wonderful front desk greeting and my room was warm and felt like home. The staff is AAA+++! So helpful and friendly. The FOOD is DEVINE! The spa was INCREDIBLE! The local attractions were soo much fun. On my return home everyone remarked how relaxed and refreshed I looked! I will definitely visit again asap!
February 4, 2011
My new home away from home!
I've been a guest at The Essex Spa for just over a year now, and I'm so excited that it's finally on Spafinder! To me, there's no better spa in the area. Not only is it a spa (in the sense that it offers massages), but it's also got saunas, steam rooms, an indoor pool, a hot tub, and and outdoor pool, which you get free access to whenever you come in for a massage. The service is always great (as a frequent guest, they know me by name-- which is nice) and I haven't had anything less than a great experience yet. Their 'menu' is pretty extensive, but I'm a big fan of the hot stone massage, so that's what I usually get. The rooms are all nicely decorated, as is the lobby area. I actually became a member about six months ago, so I come in frequently to swim a few laps or to use the fitness center (which is small, but it has everything you would need...). I highly recommend The Essex Spa to anyone locally who is looking for a place to get away from it all. If you're a tourist, I suggest the hot stone massage. And be sure to set aside some time so you can really enjoy it. This is not a 'day' spa. It's a day-long relaxing getaway. Love it! (and kudos to SpaFinder for picking you to join!)
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Facilities & Amenities

Facilities & Amenities

Inspired by the grandness of its mountainous and lake surroundings, the Essex provides a sanctuary for athletic enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Tennis is a major draw of the resort, as it is home to six Har-Tru clay courts and host of Vermont's Tennis Vacations program; additionally, the Four-Diamond retreat is certified as an Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge. An outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, open seasonally, complement the spa's indoor pool (available year round). Cardio and strength equipment make up the 660-square-foot fitness center, and personal training and aqua aerobics sessions are available.

Recreational prospects within close proximity include hiking, horseback riding, and some of the region's prime skiing facilities. Golfers can head to the 18-hole, par-60 Links at Lang Farm, located minutes from the resort.


Retail Shop

Toiletries Available

Hair and Beauty

Wedding/Event Space


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Steam Room



Resistance Equipment

Cardiovascular Equipment



Slippers Provided

Meeting Facilities

Food and Drink

Professional Hairstyling


Dry Cleaning

Retail Shop

Changing/Locker Rooms

Professional Makeup

Robes Provided

Rooms & Dining

Rooms & Dining

Designed with comfort in mind, Essex's 120 guest accommodations create a tranquil atmosphere. Rooms reside within the resort's Main Building, Mansion, and Manor and come in a variety of layouts, from traditional guest rooms to suites to studios. Select accommodations feature gas stoves, kitchenettes, fireplaces, and Jacuzzis; high-speed Internet access is also offered.

Diners have their option among three on-property restaurants. The inviting pub-type Tavern, popular with guests and locals alike, is a good choice for a laidback lunch or dinner and features live music on Thursday and Saturday nights. A spa menu is offered at each eatery, and specific diets can be catered to upon request.

In addition, the Essex's Cook Academy inspires guests to find their inner chef in an intimate classroom-kitchen setting.

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Serves Alcohol