Lodge at Woodloch

Relationships

Ask Susie: Girlfriends Getaway

Hello, I’m looking for a spa for my girlfriends on the East Coast. We are located in VA and NY. Is there a spa midway that you could recommend so we are not overburdening one set with travel? I was thinking Delaware [or] Pennsylvania. Prefer a spa resort, but would consider a very nice day []

Nutrition

Spa Recipes We Love for Thanksgiving Dinner: Apple Parsnip Soup

Year after year, we’ve all developed our favorite Thanksgiving dishes, but why not branch out and give one of these healthy spa-inspired Thanksgiving recipes a try? SpaFinder picked out three spa recipes that sound like great potential additions to mix things up for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner repertoire – Apple Parsnip Soup, Grilled Figs with []

Nutrition

Grilled Figs with Creamy Honeyed Ricotta and Almonds

A recipe from Rancho La Puerta (Serves 6) Ingredients: ½ cup ricotta cheese ½ cup cream cheese (See note) 4 tbsp honey, plus more to taste 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp pure vanilla extract or anise- or fruit-flavored liqueur, or a combination of the two (optional) 18 ripe figs 1 tsp olive oil []

Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf

Travel & Play

Fall for These Spa Getaways

Fall is here, which signifies the arrival of brisker temps, leaf-pile jumping, apple and pumpkin picking, and glorious spa getaways. Reap the benefits of the bountiful season with a destination getaway – an abundance of autumn-like offerings are cropping up at vacation retreats, known for their spectacular foliage-surrounded backdrops.

connoisseur spa

Travel & Play

Sample Top Destination Spas during Deal Days

THIS JUST IN! Several of the spas in the SpaFinder Connoisseur Collection are participating in our SpaFinder Deal Days, the Wellness Week™! So if you are a local to any of these regions and have always wanted to try the fabulous destination spa in your ‘backyard,’ now’s your chance!

The Lodge at Woodloch

Nutrition

At The Spa, Craving Chocolate

Delicious desserts may not be on your list of top five criteria for choosing a destination spa, but that may change after trying Tree at The Lodge at Woodloch’s recipe for Dark Chocolate Crème. Tree Restaurant has re-invented traditional spa cuisine by presenting diners with all the sophistication and succulence of a five-star gourmet meal, while maintaining its wellness focus.

Nutrition

Recipes from The Lodge at Woodloch

The Lodge at Woodloch, a SpaFinder Connoisseur Spa, offers a destination spa experience in picturesque surroundings in Pennsylvania’s lake region, less than 100 miles from NYC.  The fabulous spa cuisine is only part of the wonder of Woodloch.  Get a taste with these signature recipes: Vegetable Paella, Avocado Crab Cake with Temple Orange Glaze, and []

Nutrition

Stuffed Like a Turkey? Not This Year!

Many people think of Thanksgiving as a time to gorge yourself silly on the caloric, decadence of holiday fare. Well, it doesn’t have to be! This year, why not escape nearby to a spa? Many spas offer guests healthy and delicious menus for Thanksgiving – and special holiday packages.

Living Well

A Spa Convert

Happily my sister-in-law, who accompanied me to Rancho La Puerta, had a great experience at her first ever “stay” spa. I think her favorite parts were the Pilates, the food, the gardens, relaxing in the nude sunbathing areas, and the gracious staff. I don’t think we have changed her mind about spa treatments as she []