In the News for Salamander Resort & Spa

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10 / 13 / 2016

Fall foliage: 10 spots for great leaf peeping

Escape to Virginia’s famed horse and wine country, just a quick jaunt from Washington, D.C., where stacked stone fences line unpaved roads and historic towns, horse farms and estates dot the bucolic countryside. From the mountains and the shore of the Potomac River to the changing leaves on the vines at more than 40 wineries, Loudoun’s landscape is the perfect place to capture the color of the season.
09 / 30 / 2016


As part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Collection, the Salamander Resort is located at less than an hour from Washington Dulles airport located in Middleburg, VA, which can be defined as a little and relaxing “country” of its own. This family-friendly village has been long regarded as a retreat from the limelight for U.S. presidents, dignitaries and public figures. In the heart of Virginia’s popular horse and vineyard countryside, its villagers find peace and harmony in the bucolic landscape.
09 / 30 / 2016

Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body and Spirit at Top Luxury Wellness Retreats

In Middleburg, Virginia, Salamander Hotels & Resorts’ Founder and CEO Sheila C. Johnson is hosting “A New Dawn Women’s Retreat,” the ultimate women’s weekend in the heart of Virginia’s horse and wine country at Salamander Resort & Spa, from September 29 – October 2, 2016. Virginia’s idyllic countryside paints the perfect setting for an unforgettable getaway with Ms. Johnson, featuring luxurious accommodations and a specially crafted itinerary of physical and spiritual wellness activities, inspirational discussions, succulent dining experiences, top-rated golf and a variety of recreational activities. In addition to the itinerary of outdoor activities, guests will be able to relish in signature spa treatments, horseback riding, wine tours, zip-lining and much more.
09 / 30 / 2016

Salamander Resort Chef to Appear on Food Network Show

Salamander Resort & Spa's Executive Pastry Chef Jason Reaves will be making his fourth appearance on Food Network for its sixth season of Halloween Wars on Sunday evening, October 2 at 9 p.m., according to Salamader Resort & Spa.
09 / 30 / 2016

The Hotlist: 13 things to see, eat, drink and do in October

Middleburg Film Festival, Oct. 20-23 Virginia’s wine and horse country gets a heavy dose of Hollywood when this annual event takes over this tony town, with screenings at Boxwood Winery, the Hill School and festival founder Sheila Johnson’s sprawling Salamander Resort & Spa. “Lion,” starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara and Nicole Kidman, opens the festival, and the Saturday night centerpiece will feature director Damien Chazelle and his film “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, who won the best actress award at the Venice Film Festival for her portrayal of an actress. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will deliver the keynote address. Saturday pass $100, other passes $500-$2,000.
09 / 29 / 2016

10 Great Cocktails To Heat Up Your Fall

Salamander Resort & Spa’s Jefferson Appletini On most nights, the two campfires sitting a few hundred feet from Salamander’s Gold Cup bar are good settings for recapping the day’s activities or having your first lesson in s’mores-making. We don’t know if it’s the autumn air in Middleburg, Virginia, or what, but gatherings around the flames with a drink are even better. The Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star property suggests snuggling up with the Jefferson Appletini, a future fall favorite made from Va. Distillery Co. whiskey, apple pie moonshine, apple-cardamom shrub and local apple cider.
09 / 28 / 2016

Escape the Election: Hotels Bring the Presidential Panache

With the upcoming election creating an exhausting 24/7 news cycle, many Americans are looking for respite from the rhetoric and a travel trend has emerged— luxury hotels offering election-themed travel packages that include presidential pampering without the politics. From private boat charters and personal butlers to on-demand designer duds, hotels from Dallas and DC to Florida and the Caribbean are offering a haute hiatus from the nonstop campaign coverage.
09 / 28 / 2016

Election-themed getaways that, for some, aren't debatable

Those in the thick of the D.C.-based shenanigans might want to consider the Commander in Sleep or The First Ladies Getway at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Va. Starting at $365 per person, per night, the Sleep package includes a two-night stay in a Dressage Suite, "nonpartisan nightcaps" for two at its Gold Cup Wine Bar and "complimentary nondelivery of morning newspapers.
09 / 23 / 2016

20 Ideas for the Perfect Romantic Fall Getaway

With 18th-century buildings and just one traffic light, the town of Middleburg makes a charming introduction to Loudoun County, northern Virginia’s bucolic horse country. You can spend the morning browsing antique shops and local galleries then head over a few streets to reach horse farms and wineries—with a spectacular fall foliage backdrop. If you prefer that someone else take the reins, Salamander Resort & Spa offers carriage rides that include Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries.
09 / 21 / 2016


Salamander Resort & Spa | The “Dreaming of Relaxation Package” is the ultimate getaway in the countryside of Virginia – not only amazing farm-to-table dining, but also the massage, manicure and pedicure will leave you refreshed.
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