Located at the scenic Hood Canal, Alderbrook Resort & Spa offers a beautiful getaway for the holiday season.  Named in the “Top 100 Best in the World” hotels by Condé Nast Traveler in January 2014 and ranking number one of 10 of Resorts in the Pacific Northwest by Condé Nast Traveler in November 2013, the features  77 luxury guest rooms and 16 private one and two-bedroom cottages. Amenities include premium linens, soaking tubs, a world-class full-service spa, a waterfront saltwater pool, and a welcoming stone fireplace and library in the lobby, and access to over three miles of exclusive guest hiking trails, the 54-foot luxury Lady Alderbrook cruise boat, the Hood Canal Marina and a neighboring PGA-class golf course and clubhouse.

(Photo Credit: Alderbrook)
(Photo Credit: Alderbrook)

Just in time for Christmas and New Years,  Alderbrook Resort & Spa celebrates the season with festive on-site events and activities throughout December.

Weekends in December:
Photos with Santa – Beginning the weekend after Thanksgiving, Santa Claus will be at the Resort lobby from 12 – 2 p.m.

Cocoa Cruises aboard Lady Alderbrook with Santa Claus – Join Santa Claus on the Lady Alderbrook Yacht as it sets sail through the Hood Canal for festive cruises each Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Santa will read stories and make the Christmas spirit come alive as guests enjoy hot cocoa and cookies.  Reservations are strongly recommended.

Gingerbread House DecoratingBoyd Borland, Alderbrook’s talented pastry chef and the man behind the Resort’s giant gingerbread house, will teach guests how to build their own Gingerbread houses. Classes will take place on Dec. 16 and Dec. 23 and are complimentary to overnight guests and $10 for non-hotel.

(Photo Credit: Alderbrook)
(Photo Credit: Alderbrook)

December 25, 2015:
Christmas Brunch – Celebrate Christmas with a festive brunch with menu items including Eggs Benedict, Banana Bread French Toast, Apple Dumplings and other specialty items featuring locally sourced seafood such as Planked Steelhead and Steamed Clams.

December 31, 2015:
New Year’s Eve Dinner and Party – Spend the last day of 2015 with a dazzling, Hood Canal-inspired five-course menu, with selections including Seared Scallop with Cauliflower Puree, Crab Beignet and Thyme Honey, Sea Bass in Buttered Lobster Broth, Beef Tenderloin and Vanilla Pot de Crème. The night will also feature live music throughout the evening, a dance party,  fireworks and a complimentary midnight champagne toast! Additionally, complimentary child care will be provided for overnight hotel guests. Reservations are required.

WHERE:
Alderbrook Resort & Spa
10 E Alderbrook Drive
Union, WA 98592
Ph. 360-898-5500

 

 

 

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Lesley is the founder and editor of What's Up NW. Prior to creating WhatsUpNW.com, she was the Seattle city editor for AskMissA.com. For both publications, Lesley has covered fashion shows, openings, and local charity events.  She has written numerous articles shining the light on local businesses, encouraging readers to always shop local.

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