GRACE MAYFLOWER INN & SPA, NEW ENGLAND, USA
A 20,000-square foot New England Boutique Destination Spa set in 3,000 acres of diverse nature, offers one of the most picturesque and romantic spa settings in New England.
Grace Mayflower Inn and Spa is a distinguished luxury location with all the hallmarks of high-end hospitality: 30 guest rooms and gourmet dining, hidden in the heart of a 3,000-acre nature reserve, and still less than two hours from New York.
This Connecticut boutique hotel boasts cross country skiing and crackling fires in winter, outdoor yoga and fly fishing in summer and, with its own 58-acre garden, a ravishing spectacle in autumn, that New England is famous for. This boutique hotel serves a light lunch as well as fruit and vegetable smoothies using locally sourced ingredients. They also offer complimentary organic teas, naturally-flavoured water, nut mixes and fruit all day long.
Yet all year round, Grace offers a rich list of spa options for romantic escapes, girlfriend getaways and mid-week retreats. The Spa embraces an extensive understanding of wellbeing with soulful rituals, eastern therapies, energy work and every type of massage. It captures the essence of serenity in every aspect. Bathed in sunlight in summer or snow in winter, its hushed tones of white, beige and blue everywhere invite guests to pause and be silent. Thanks to floor to ceiling windows everywhere and the Berkshire woods surrounding the spa, the joys of every season can be celebrated there. The setting of the beautiful property enhances their many blissful spa journeys that are offered to guests.
“Innovation, scientific research and integrity in the production process were essential criteria for us in choosing a brand that will satisfy our most discerning guests. [ comfort zone ] meets all of these requirements and the support we receive from the team is unparalleled” says Victoria Boscarino, Spa Manager. “We wanted the Ferrari of skincare and we found it ”.
BEST TIME TO VISIT GRACE MAYFLOWER SPA
Every season offers a different reason to visit the Grace Mayflower Spa. In the winter it offers guests a cozy escape from the cold and in the spring, guests can watch nature come back to life with special guided Forest Bathing excursions where bears, coyotes, deer and possums are often spotted. Summer also offers incredible hiking and biking trails, river canoeing and fly fishing. In the fall, autumn leaves are absolutely spectacular, with a symphony of colors coming together like no other region in the States.
MOST WANTED BODY TREATMENT: [ COMFORT ZONE ] BODY STRATEGIST FIRMING
The Body Strategist Firming treatment improves the tone and the elasticity of the skin: thanks to an antioxidant mask, rich with biological Tamanu Oil and green walnut extracts, it hydrates the skin leaving it soft, silky and compact.
MOST WANTED FACIAL TREATMENT: [ COMFORT ZONE ] GRACE FACIAL
The Grace Facial combines the range of [ comfort zone ] products to tailor an effective treatment for guests’ specific skin type such as dehydration, sensitive or mature skin, hyperpigmentation or inflammation. It includes deep cleansing, exfoliation and a targeted masque, everything required for beautiful, radiant, younger, firmer skin.
TOP HOMECARE SELLER: SUBLIME SKIN RICH CREAM
Ideal for mature and undernourished skins, Sublime Skin Rich Cream will leave the skin feeling plump and compact. The work of hyaluronic acid, peony extract and palmytoil glycine will contour the much-loved facial features.
“Locally we have projects that donate to poor families and in New York we support the Seleni Institute that supports mothers and families. Our parent company, Libra, founded a non-profit organization called The Home Project in Greece which houses refugee children landing on local shores” says Victoria.
GREAT PLACES TO VISIT NEAR TO GRACE MAYFLOWER SPA
There is nothing quite like the top of the nearby mountains after a hike to take in the amazing landscape view, including the hotels own estate lakes.
This area is famous for its many art galleries and antique shops, which are all unique. Many artists from NYC have second homes and studios there surrounded by nature for creative inspiration! There are also a few small wineries in the region.