The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.
Comments? Email me: Michelle-at-InterlakenInn.com
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Refresh and Renew at Interlaken, Lakeville, CT
We know how long the winter months can be, and a "refresh and renew"ing of the body is usually necessary to get us through to Spring. Perhaps you are like me and work on the weekends, so a mid-week getaway is right up your alley. We've got you covered on both!
Laura Hess-Hay, owner of ELLORA Spa & Sanctuary, just put together this special "Refresh and Renew" Spa Package for mid-week travelers only. Perfect for both single Guests and those traveling with another, this package includes just what you need to invigorate yourself! The true focus of the package is the spa service - and you receive two: an exfoliating, buffing and hydrating facial as well as a classic massage performed by the expert staff at ELLORA Spa. You will have a restful night's sleep in one of our special King accommodations and awake to a veggie egg white omelette (if you choose) in our complimentary continental breakfast room. Refresh and renew at Interlaken!
Discovering our Weekend Getaway Package
I told you about our Life Discovery Series happening right here in Lakeville, CT beginning at the end of this month. These are fun little programs to introduce you to and have you learn more about those topics that appeal to you. If you are looking for that little weekend getaway, plan it around the topic you like to add some interest to your weekend. We have 10 wonderful topics to choose from:
Cooking Vegan - Brandon Scimeca
Your cup of Tea - John Harney
About Quilting - Claire Oehler and Nancy Mirman
A Pilates Experience - Rachel Hay
The Body as a Mirror of your Pain and your Health - Lynn Simpson
Intro to Digital Scrapbooking - Teri Meiers
Texas Hold 'Em - Brandon Scimeca
Mind your Manners, Fido - Virginia Slowik
Looking youthful at every age - Laura Hess-Hay
Intro to Wine - Sam Bacco
The Weekend Getaway Package we have created allows you stay either one or two nights and gives you the chance to relax in the country, dine in our restaurant, Morgan's, watch a movie and snack on some popcorn, enjoy some welcome wine or afternoon tea, and the chance to discover an interest you've been curious about. No commitments, no strings - just meeting an expert in their field, wishing to share their passion with you. Pick a weekend and join us!
Finest ingredients, finest dining at Morgan's
What is the latest in Morgan's restaurant? Chef Scimeca fills you in!
Come and visit
Morgan’s and try one of our favorite new additions to the menu, Handmade
Ricotta-Proscuitto Ravioli with White Shrimp, Saffron and Poppy Seeds.
Chef Scimeca and staff hand rolls the very eggy style dough very thinly. The filling is a combination of local Coach Farm Ricotta, Proscuitto di San Danielle, and Herbs.
This is combined with a true flavor of Venice. Venice was the main port city during the spice trade and it’s cuisine is a reflection in that. Saffron and Poppy Seed is a classic combination that highlights the diversity of Italian cuisine. With port cities you get amazing crustaceans, hence the white shrimp.
Want to view our entire menu? Click here! Morgan's is open 7 days a week and gladly accepts reservations.
Fireside Wedding Package
So yes, I am writing about weddings again. It might be that I am attending one this weekend and am just in the mood, or maybe it's just an every mood for me - I'd be happy to talk weddings any day of the week! A few days ago I shared the new winter wedding intimate affair option with you (click here if you missed it) , but maybe your Guest list includes slightly more than 20 but less than the minimum of 100 we offer in our wedding pavilion. Never fear, Interlaken has created a package for those in between! Our new "Fireside Wedding Package" is perfect for 20 - 60 people and includes all you need to unite and celebrate your love. We've done events of this size before so I've got some pictures to share - let me dig them up and I'll post later this month! In the meantime, make an appointment with Stephanie DiDomenico via email and come see the Interlaken's wedding space in person!
Groundhog Phil says WINTER for CT?
I truly think all of us New Englanders are ready and waiting for it, so thank you Mr. Groundhog Phil for confirming six more weeks of winter! But define winter please: Cold temps and lots of snow? Medium temps and freezing rain? Mild temps and no precipitation at all? It's funny how one can now add that last definition in as that is what we've had so far! But really - the local ski resorts are ready and Interlaken is waiting! We want you to take advantage of our discounted ski packages and hit the slopes! We also want you to take your sweetheart on a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the beautiful Connecticut countryside - snow is needed please, Mr. Groundhog! Now mind you snow is not 100% necessary for a weekend getaway at Interlaken as we do have many packages that don't require it - enjoy wine tasting, a romantic dinner and a movie, a couples massage, a night on the town - check out all of our packages to find the perfect weather permitting one for you!
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