The holidays are over, the thermometer is falling, and the winter blues are about to kick in. However, recent studies show that taking a vacation is one way to keep the blues at bay.
Many travelers opt for warm temperatures, but trading a sandy beach for a snowy getaway can be just as enchanting. This year, as Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, Manoir Hovey is offering a “Melt Your Heart” February getaway package that embraces winter in the most romantic way.
The Relais & Chateaux resort, situated on Lake Massawippi in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, has 37 rooms and suites decorated in beautiful neutrals, most with fireplaces and lake views. Sleigh rides, snow yoga, meditation in a teepee and ice fishing are among the on-site activities, with nearby Nordic spas and an annual Fetes de Neiges in Magog, a free winter festival that takes place on February 4, 5, 11 and 12.
Manoir Hovey’s 2-night package for two is available throughout February and includes:
• A bottle of sparkling wine, a single rose, a romantic poem and Hovey sweets (house made) in the room
• A $25 spa credit per person
• Full dinner with dessert at Le Hatley Restaurant
• A Private Snow Yoga session (outdoors, overlooking the lake); followed by a meditation session in the teepee
• Full breakfast with a special cocktail, The Morning Fizz.
The cost per couple for two nights is $1040 (CAD) which includes gratuities (taxes not included).
Located just 90 minutes from Montreal, Manoir Hovey is a five-star Relais & Châteaux property on the shores of Lake Massawippi. One of Canada’s most charming and romantic inns, Manoir Hovey was named the #1 Resort Hotel in Canada and #19 on “The 100 Best Hotels in the World” list in Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2016. It also was voted the #1 Hotel in Canada and one of the “50 Best Hotels in the World” in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers’ Choice Awards 2016. It has 37 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, year-round activities, and hosts weddings, conferences and special events. Its award winning restaurant, Le Hatley, showcases ambitious terroir driven Quebec cuisine and an extensive wine list. Overlooking the lake and surrounded by English gardens, the dining room has a tranquil setting with breathtaking views.
Visit website: www.manoirhovey.com/en
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