The ideal Passover Getaway
Just 1 hour 15 minutes from the Whitestone Bridge and less than 2 hours from Boston
Welcome to our premier Passover Program at the Heritage Resort & Spa, in Southbury, Connecticut. A terrific Passover destination where country charm meets luxurious modern conveniences, the Heritage offers a full-featured resort with rich New England tradition of consummate hospitality.
Nestled alongside Heritage Village in the Lichfield Hills area, complete with its own PGA rated Pomperaug Golf Course, golf shop, tennis and racquetball courts, fitness center, and on-site Spa, the Heritage resort offers a world of activities and superlative amenities in a rural country setting.
Recognized by National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 most scenic driving regions in the U.S., here you'll find miles and miles of breathtaking scenery, picturesque roads, woodlands and farmlands, rushing rivers and spring fed lakes, interesting architecture, quaint villages, and historic covered bridges.
Come to Connecticut for your ideal Passover vacation: For avid golfer or health club fan, bicycler, nature enthusiast, gourmand, shopaholic, or armchair addict, we offer a cherished holiday filled with family fun and lasting memories. A perennial favorite with our guests, this will be our eighth year at this have-it-all location.
Join us for a wonderful and intimate Pesach experience: For over four decades Mendy Vim's Holidays has had the privilege of bringing people together to celebrate Passover. We treat each guest as part of our family, with a warm and inviting atmosphere, and meticulous attention to your every need.
This year's program includes renown speakers Steve Savitsky, Rabbi Dovid Hirsch, and Rabbi Dovid Cohen, daily karate sessions and workouts with Mordechai Genuth from frumkarate.com, singer Yoel Sharabi, Chazan Nachman Shneider, Israeli Dance Instructor Devora Waiss, Chol Hamoed Concert, and kosher karate show.
Celebrate our heritage and traditions with an incomparable program... Our service is legendary; our cuisine, exquisite. Dine in opulence in one of the beautiful ballrooms overlooking the golf course or stone garden. The ambiance is elegant, with impeccable table linens and china, crystal stemware, flawless service and gracious hospitality. You'll be treated to a superb bouquet of lavish dishes and foods, all GLATT KOSHER and under Rabbinical supervision.
Our Chefs delight in creating haute cuisine, with a mouth-watering blend of new exotic and traditional favorites, made with the freshest local and regional ingredients. From beautifully led traditional Seders replete with matzo and wine, to our gala Yom Tov Morning Kiddushim (a not-to-be-missed-event), throughout one amazing holiday meal after another, you'll be treated to a festival of incomparable culinary experience.
A Memorable Experience
The Heritage Hotel offers luxurious Connecticut resort accommodations that have earned the accolades of its guests. Enjoy the calm and welcoming ambiance of our amenities, our beautiful and amenity-rich accommodations are part of a whole satisfying experience.
The Heritage boasts an imposing fieldstone fireplace main lobby, and a lower level lobby with spacious seating. A spectacular ballroom overlooking the golf course features cathedral ceilings, a massive stone fireplace, and wall-to-wall windows, and an additional ballroom overlooks a charming rock garden. With a par 35 9-hole USGA rated golf course, club house, outdoor heated pool, indoor solar atrium heated salt water pool, indoor jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, two championship racquetball courts, outdoor nightly lit tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, hiking trails, Riverwalk, a full featured fitness club with weight room, universal and aerobic exercise machines, daily yoga, pilates and aerobics classes, a tiered ampitheatre with professional sound and lighting capabilities, arcade, computer center, Shadrock's lounge/tea room, bicycle riding and rentals, and an on-site full featured Spa, the Heritage offers a unique set of experiences tailor-made to ensure that your Passover holiday is truly memorable.
Turn your day around at the Heritage Health Club and Fitness Center, whether you're looking to sweat it out with intense cardio classes or to ease your muscles and your mind with relaxing time-outs in our sauna and steam rooms, we have all the tools to give you the energy and renewal you need and deserve.
Our Riverwalk fitness center has been newly expanded and revamped with new equipment including Jacuzzi, jogging, wallyball, dry sauna, ping pong, 2 indoor racquetball courts, steam room, personal training services, and heated indoor salt water and outdoor fresh water (in season) pools.
Join us at our daily classes and sessions in Yoga , Zumba*, Pilates, Aqua Aerobics, and total body workouts. So make the most of your day and come find out why our fitness center is so popular, we know you'll be impressed.
Suit you to a Tee
While on your Passover vacation, enjoy super easy access to one the greatest golf experiences around. Our on-site Pomperaug Golf Course, with it's challenging nine-hole USGA-rated par 35 golf course, putting green, and pro shop, is an ideal choice for every level of player.
Directed by PGA professional Dave Cook, the course takes advantage of the natural landscape, with extensive manicured grounds, tree-lined fairways beside the Pomperaug river, and seven of nine holes featuring water.
Have a passion for the game of golf, but need a little help? If you have been wanting to perfect a part of your golf technique, come take a lesson with one of our golf pros. Pomperaug Golf Club has an eager staff that is committed to providing you with customer service that will make your golf visit unforgettable.
Rejuvenate & Refresh
Relax, rejuvenate and treat yourself right at our on-site Très Jolie Day Spa. Beloved by locals and guests alike, our accommodating spa is the perfect place to truly revitalize and enjoy the moment.
Be our guest... Select one or two skin and body treatments or indulge in a full day of beauty by enjoying every one of our high-level services.
Our serene environment features six private treatment rooms designated for facials, massage therapy, body treatments and waxing.
Très Jolie Day Spa also provides manicures, pedicures, nail enhancements and Jane Iredale mineral makeup, all from skilled professionals who love helping you relax and feel your most beautiful.
Or Just Relax
Delight in our spacious and contemporary accommodations, where you can let the world slip away. Find your perfect fit among our selection of guest rooms, beautifully decorated in timeless New England style, many with wonderful views of the Pomperaug river or the golf course. From king or double rooms, to junior and Jacuzzi suites, we have rooms you will love to be in and plenty of amenities to enjoy when you're not in your room, including lobbies, courtyards, and a hospitality parlor overlooking the river and golf course.
Throw yourself onto the soft Sealy® pillow-top mattress of your oh-so-comfortable bed when you get into your room, and take in all of the details that have thoughtfully gone into providing you with a luxurious stay. Every room is designed to provide plenty of space and is outfitted with generous amenities that satisfy your every wish. Room amenities include Sealy pillow-top mattresses, complimentary high-speed Internet access, alarm clock/radio featuring MP3 connection, two-line telephones with voicemail, 42-inch flat-screen HDTVs, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, individual climate control, wake-up calls, newspaper each morning (lobby area), in-room safes, and refrigerators, rollaway beds, and cribs available upon request.
Come stay at the Heritage for Passover 2016, our fabulous rooms make your family's Yom Tov vacation a pleasure and your every night a dream.
Get into shape with IAN GUO MARTIAL ARTS, a frum martial arts program with a great workout for both body and the mind. Taught by karate expert, Sifu Mordechai Genut of www.frumkarate.com, who holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt "Master Instructor level" in the Tora Dojo System of Martial Arts, our karate lessons will help you grow in discipline and strength in a fun relaxed environment.
The classes are both fun and challenging - with a mix of exercise, karate, relaxation techniques, stress reduction exercises and related activities that help develop strength, flexibility, technique, coordination, focus, and a positive outlook in life.
And when you feel limber enough (or exhausted enough!) sit back and enjoy the Kosher Karate Show, with amazing karate feats and interactive audience participation.
Let's go Exploring
Join our daily planned group excursions: Travel back in time with a guided tour of the Lower East Side's historic Bialystoker Synagogue, one of only early-19th century fieldstone religious buildings surviving from the late Federal period in Lower Manhattan, or take a ride on a reconstructed steam locomotive through the countryside and return on a Connecticut river boat ride. Relive the lifestyles of prominent New England authors, in a tour of Mark Twain's House and Museum and the Harriet Beecher Stowe House.
Strike out on your own... you will love our location in Southbury- a picture-perfect town with diverse nearby attractions reflecting the background of America's heritage. Follow Woodbury's 'antique trail', view art galleries, historic house museums, and the many quaint antique shops that dot the landscape. Shop till you drop at the Clinton Crossings Premium outlets or the malls in Greenwich, CT, visit the Maritme Museum in Norwalk, or the Imagine Nation children's museum in Bristol. Whatever you choose, NW Connecticut has a world of activities for you to enjoy.
What's your Game?
The Heritage is an idyllic location and a great backdrop for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities while on vacation. With golf, swimming, tennis, basketball, the Riverwalk health club, and a Spa right here at the hotel, our guests will find a multitude of activities in their own back yard.
Ask our concierge for a trail map, with designated jogging and walking guides, or try out our mountain bike rentals, and cycle alongside historic roads , the Pomperaug river, or to Southford State Park. Canoeing and kayaking are available, horseback riding is just down the road, there's hayrides for our younger or young-at-heart guests, and for family fun, Coco Key indoor waterpark is just fifteen minutes away in Waterbury CT.
In the mood for some tubing? The hills are alive at the Woodbury Ski Area, just 15 minutes away, where you don’t need snow to find fast company. Try some downhill tubing in warm weather - the tubes are the same, the terrain is aided by an artificial turf-like silicone material, and those tubes sure do rip! (all terrain tubing open all year round)
Passover in Connecticut
If you're seeking a Passover destination that combines country pleasures with sophisticated amenities, great golf, some of the best antiquing in New England, nearby museums, outlet shopping, and fun-filled family activities, all with super convenient travelling time to or from NYC, Boston and New England, and most of New Jersey, the Heritage is the perfect setting for your Passover vacation. We offer full and partial stays to suit your family’s convenience, and attractive pricing so your whole family can join.
Contact us at 718.998.4477or 410.484.5553 for pricing, or email us and we'll be happy to plan your family's Passover vacation, at no obligation.
CELEBRATE, REJOICE, get together with your family and RECONNECT-and that's what celebrating Passover is really all about.