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Christmas in the Country: A Weekend at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

I have always wanted to stay at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. When I think of Lake Geneva, I think of the lavish and prestigious hotel. I mentioned in a previous blog (here), the hotel’s grounds always have the best decorations during the holidays, so I was thrilled for the opportunity to stay. Upon arrival at the resort and spa, you feel cozy and warm. The resort and spa offers 356 guest rooms and is conveniently located for visitors coming from Milwaukee or Chicago. With a private golf course, 20 downhill ski runs, multiple swimming pools, and activities going on daily, you will never be bored at the Grand Geneva!

Our room was spacious and comfortable with beautiful views!

Let’s talk about the Christmas decor! It’s everywhere! As you drive down the entrance to the resort and spa, there are the 12 Days of Christmas themed vignettes. Honestly, one of my favorite parts of the weekend was walking around the grounds and hotel to see the holiday decorations. Whether it is a light up statue, a Christmas tree, or their adorable gingerbread houses, they are so festive and fun!

On our first night at the hotel, we visited the Evolve bar and were delighted to see they had igloos outside. We reserved one and enjoyed cocktails in a warm and cuddly environment. The igloos are located on their Embers Terrace, which overlooks the grounds and has a perfect cozy feeling.

An added bonus to our stay was the upgraded access to the Geneva Club Lounge. For a small fee, you can add this bonus to your stay at the Grand Geneva. There are workstations, Wi-Fi, multiple TVs, and a huge fireplace – perfect for relaxing. The lounge also offers complimentary breakfast, light snacks, and hors d’oeuvres.

WELL Spa + Salon

During my stay, I had the pleasure of visiting the WELL Spa + Salon. Located in its own building on the Grand Geneva grounds, the salon and spa is welcoming and relaxing. The spa had a spotlessly clean locker room with cozy robes and a huge whirlpool. I changed and relaxed until I was called for my 50-minute massage. I chose from an assortment of essential oils and my only task was to relax. The massage was great, and I was offered a complimentary mimosa, afterward. I would highly recommend adding a spa service to your stay.

Ristoranté Brissago

A contemporary twist on Italian cuisine, Ristorantè Brissago is always a treat. I have eaten at the restaurant a handful of times and have never been disappointed. Their menu is unique and tasty. Not to mention they had a large and fabulous wine menu!

What we ate:

Calamari Fritti | Corn Flour Fried, Tinkerbell Peppers, Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad | Romaine, Parmesan, Garlic Croutons

Truffle Sacchetti | Black Truffles, Parmesan Cream, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Agnello | Rack of Lamb, Roasted Artichokes, Mint, Lemon Aioli

Honestly, I had such an amazing time during our stay, and I cannot wait to get back to the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa! It was the perfect weekend getaway.

*This blog post is sponsored by the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa*

This Post Has 27 Comments

  1. Nice!

  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE the Grand Geneva! My job has really been stressful & a lot. I can’t wait to come back some time & would welcome some time to rejuvenate myself & refresh.

    Ps. So happy I found your blog/page! You are gorgeous.

  3. I want to win because the husband and I need a passionate night and to get away from our toddler.

  4. Perfect little getaway for my year anniversary with my boyfriend!!!!!

  5. This looked so fun and relaxing! I would LOVEEE to go stay there sometime soon! Winter is the hardest time for my mental health and with the stress of life and work, a weekend away at Grand Geneva sounds so wonderful and much needed relaxation time😍

  6. Girl. I’d LOVE to win this giveaway!
    My hubby and I could SO use a little getaway, and this would be PERFECT — SO close to home!

  7. My husband and I could really use a couples night. After getting married and having our son, we never went on a honeymoon & a weekend away the two of us would mean the world ❤

  8. Looks like so much fun. I would love to win the giveaway because my husband and I could use a little r&r. We have two kiddos that keep us very busy.

  9. Lake Geneva is such a fun place to visit! Great spot for a romantic weekend. I would love to win a trip there 🙂

  10. I’ve always wanted to visit this beautiful venue! Love seeing your experience

  11. This is where my husband and I met. We haven’t been back since. It would be amazing to go back for our 5 year anniversary next month 🙂

  12. I need this type of relaxation in my life right now. Single momin’ and working full time doesn’t leave much extra time for self care❤

  13. Reva – stylin’ as always!!!

    I would love a chance to experience this local resort and spa for a much needed romantic weekend with my hubby. We’d love to experience the spa (he LOVES spas) as well as the numerous outdoor activities which is how we tend to connect best – by doing things together. Kirsten, mother of 4 children and animals from cats to horses…

  14. I messed up my email and it wouldn’t let me correct it 🙁

  15. Hi Riva! I would love to win the giveaway because I’m in dental school & it’s stressful, and would love the opportunity to treat my girls for the weekend sometime! ♥️

  16. I work 3 jobs, so I stay pretty busy and it’s hard to find ‘me’ time. I would love to have a ‘stay-cation’ and have a mini getaway to just realx & unwind. This place is beautiful and the amenities are top notch. I love the little shops around Lake Geneva and the scenery is gorgeous. This would be a perfect place to un-wind. Habe you seen their Spa? Looks amazing and a massage aounds fantastic right about now.

  17. This sounds like such a fun getaway. You really experienced it all! I would love a mini getaway with my boyfriend – I have been traveling a ton for work in the recent months so it would be great to do something for fun and with him!

  18. WOULD LOVE to win this getaway to use as a little babymoon for my husband and I before our first baby is due in July! ❤️

  19. Would love to check out the Grand Geneva! I could use a night away with my hubby! 😉

  20. My sister, Alyssa arroyo, loves you! She was showing these pics to me earlier and was just in awe. She and her husband would probably really enjoy the getaway. They just had a newborn baby, which my sister has two jobs she’s now working and her husband is working very long hours. I think they really deserve it!

  21. I’ve never been to the lake Geneva area although I live so close…would be a great close vacation spot!!

  22. Pick me!! It would be a great way for my fiancé and I to get away before the wedding 🙌🏼🙌🏼 We’re also foodies

  23. I could use a a night with just my main squeeze! Dinner, drinks, views- all look amazing!

  24. Love it ❤️

  25. Looks so serene! I would love to win the get away to find a selfcare spot in WI. Usually I get away to IL, but why not enjoy the gems in my own backyard ✨

  26. I want to win because I need a weekend away from being a momma haha

  27. my husband and I would love a little trip away 💕 he’s the best man I’ve ever known and deserves the world.

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