From a personal Easter egg hunt at Gurney’s Montauk and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself at Rosewood Miramar Beach, families can safely celebrate the occasion with a weekend staycation. Beyond the special programming, each five-star property has a plethora of amenities and services that reflect how people are traveling today, including spacious multi-bedroom accommodations – such as the new townhouses at Rosewood Washington, D.C., available as part of a seasonal package launched in celebration of Eater and the surrounding Cherry Blossom festival – and al fresco dining venues.
Situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina is celebrating this Easter by coordinating personal Easter egg hunts for all guests, with pre-made bags of eggs and treats provided for parents to create a fun egg hunt in their individual room or suite. Perfect for a post-hunt pick-me-up, Gurney’s Newport is currently housing Showfish, the esteemed seafood restaurant located at sister property, Gurney’s Star Island in Montauk, NY. Known for its ingredient-driven menu, Showfish will be offering a curated Easter brunch for guests.
Rosewood Washington, D.C.
Situated in the heart of Georgetown within walking distance from the city’s most admired shops, restaurants and attractions, Rosewood Washington, D.C. comes to life in the springtime with both Easter and Cherry Blossom season bringing unbridled energy to the neighborhood. Giving guests even more reason to travel to the capital city in the coming months, the hotel’s new Cherry Blossom Package includes a range of in-room and outdoor activities to celebrate the season in style. Available through May 31 and applicable for any accommodation type, including the six new standalone townhouses, the experience greets guests with a half-bottle of Rosé Champagne, a special cherry themed welcome amenity and cherry blossom aromatherapy. Additionally, guests will have a four-hour bike rental for two, complete with a picnic lunch and a photography portrait session at the Tidal Basin, Washington Monument or any other National Mall Memorial of choice.
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, the iconic year-round Hamptons destination situated on the most pristine stretch of oceanfront real estate, is planning plenty of activities all Easter weekend including arts and crafts workshops and bingo nights. On Sunday, guests can get ready for a big family brunch at Scarpetta Beach. Gurney’s Montauk will join its sister property in Newport to offer personal Easter egg hunts, with pre-made bags of eggs and treats delivered to rooms for parents to create a fun egg hunt in each individual accommodation.
Rosewood Miramar Beach
Situated on 16 acres of pristine beachfront real estate in picturesque Montecito, Rosewood Miramar Beach has created a range of programming and enhancements for the ultimate socially distanced Easter celebration. Guests can order amenities directly to their accommodations to be enjoyed in-room or throughout the property, including a specially curated Easter Basket personalized to each child, a DIY Easter Egg Hunt Kit including eggs with candy and an Easter Egg Decorating Kit with paint, brushes and wooden eggs. To provide ample entertainment and photo-ops on Easter Sunday, the Easter Bunny himself will be roaming the resort for physically distanced meet and greets with children, and a floral cart will be on property where guests can make their own bouquets and flower crowns, all while enjoying live music from a four-piece band. As no Easter is complete without a proper brunch, guests can choose from a five-course prix fixe menu at Caruso’s and a four-course prix fixe menu at the more casual Manor House Terrace.
The Reeds at Shelter Haven
The Reeds at Shelter Haven in Stone Harbor is a 58-room luxury boutique hotel and year-round resort offering breathtaking seaside views, stunning sunsets, and extraordinary guestrooms designed for pure relaxation. This Easter, The Reeds will offer a four-course Easter Brunch from 11am – 4pm. With menu highlights like apricot & mustard glazed ham and bananas foster French toast, plus a kids menu, the whole family will enjoy this seaside celebration. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 609.368.0100.