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Things To Do

Flavors of Fall

Get cozy this Autumn at The Abbey 

As the leaves change color and the nights get longer, head to The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa for the best of all things fall. From cozy bonfires complete with s'mores and hot cider to relaxing morning spa services, and delicious dining specials full of fall flavors to autumn activities the whole family will love, we have everything you need to make the most of the season. This page is your guide to our Flavors of Fall celebration at The Abbey. Keep an eye on it as we will add to it as the season continues.

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We are planning autumn events and activities for all ages. We have beer takeover weekends, monthly create and sip events, our popular Thanksgiving dinner, and a special weekend for the ladies lined up for the coming months. The kids will have a blast during our LEGO-ween weekend, and you’ll be able to savor the flavors of the season at our new autumn food festival. 

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Fall Events

Save the date for these upcoming events.

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Autumn Food Festival

October 9-11, 2020

The Abbey Resort & Geneva Lake West Chamber are partnering with local restaurateurs and vendors to showcase their talents and the fall flavors that can be experienced in the area. Enjoy a two day event including a five-course dinner featuring farm-to-fork seasonal dishes on Saturday evening and a Food & Vendor Festival on our Harbor Patio overlooking Lake Geneva. Special precautions including staggered start times and social spacing are being taken to help promote the safety of the attendees. Purchase passes by the day or get a VIP pass to get an exclusive gift and early access to Sunday's festival.

Call 800-709-1323 or email info@theabbeyresort.com to make your reservations!

Autumn Food Festival | Saturday, October 10 & Sunday, October 11

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Monthly Create N' Sip Events

September 20: Macrame Planters & Mimosas

October 18: Fall Designs & Wine

November 19: Event TBD

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LEGO-Ween Weekend

October 30-November 1, 2020

Experience the fun of spook-tacular Halloween activities with a LEGO twist. From scavenger hunts to crafts to movies in our Immersion Cinema, this will be a hauntingly memorable weekend for the whole family.

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Girls' Getaway Weekend

November 21-22, 2020

Whether you're looking for an escape with girlfriends you haven't seen or if you're taking advantage of being a deer widow, The Abbey has a weekend of activities, food and fun lined up for you and your favorite gal-pals. During our special Girls Getaway Weekend, enjoy special prix fixe menus in 240 West, create n' sip events, mixology classes, yoga & mimosas overlooking the harbor, and a shopping showcase featuring some of your favorite local vendors. Register for individual events to make the perfect itinerary for you and your best friends. 

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Dining Events

Get your appetite ready for these amazing dining events

Call 800-709-1323 to reserve your spot.

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Wine Education Dinner

National Lobster Day falls on Friday, September 25th and we're celebrating at 240 West with a special event. Purchase our Steak & Lobster special for $37.95 and receive a free glass of Bacchus Wine along with your entree. We will also have Stephen David from Vie De Vin sharing his wine expertise with us from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.

Friday, September 25 | 6:00pm-8:00pm

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A Weekend with Stevens Point Brewery

Postponed. Check back for new dates!   

Join us for a weekend of activities, education, delicious food, and award winning beer when The Abbey Resort pairs with Wisconsin's famous Stevens Point Brewery. Learn about the stories behind Point's beer, hard ciders and gourmet sodas, and the long history of the country's third-oldest private brewery in the nation.  Topping off the weekend's activities, a five-course dinner created by Executive Chef Joshua North will be served on Saturday night, with each course perfectly paired with a Point beverage. Purchase a VIP Pass and receive an exclusive gift and early access to the beer seminar.

VIP Pass - $80 per person | Saturday Pass - $60 per person

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A Weekend With Great Lakes Brewing Company

We have a weekend of learning and libations lined up for you on November 13 & 14 when we welcome Great Lakes Brewing Company to The Abbey Resort. During the day on Saturday, learn all about Ohio's first microbrewery, the stories behind their beer, and sample some of your favorites. On Saturday night, enjoy a five course dinner created by Executive Chef Joshua North that pairs perfectly with different Great Lakes Brews.

A Weekend with Great Lakes Brewing Company | November 13 & 14

VIP Pass $80 per person | Saturday Pass $60 per person

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Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner

The holiday tradition continues in a new fashion with staff-served holiday favorites and seasonal specialties. Enjoy Herb Roasted Turkey and all the trimmings, and don't forget to save room for the pumpkin pie! Special precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. Reservations are necessary so call soon to reserve your table.

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner | November 26 | $45.95 adults / $14.95 ages 4-12 / Children under 4 are free with paying adult

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Overnight Packages

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Perfect Pick Package

We have partnered with the Apple Barn in nearby Elkhorn to make your fall experience unforgettable. Stay at the Abbey Resort and take a trip to the Apple Barn to pick your favorite apples or the perfect pumpkin. While you're there, use your voucher to receive a dozen of their delicious apple cider donuts! Head back to the resort where you can enjoy a $25 dining credit. Don't forget to grab a pumpkin spice latte before you leave the resort or early the next morning when you head out to see the beautiful fall colors around the area. 

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Fall-In-One Package

We've made planning your Autumn getaway easy with our Fall-In-One package. Start your night away with a delicious fireside dinner at 240° West with a $50 dining credit, then head outside for a bonfire under the stars, complete with s'mores and hot cider. Enjoy the flavors of our  Fall Flight at Waterfront with a $5 discount before you turn in to your cozy lakeside accommodations. The next morning will be a relaxing one at Avani Spa where you can receive 20% off services when you book two or more at $75+ each. 

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Fall Colors Cruise

Lake Geneva takes on a magical atmosphere in the fall. The oranges, yellows and reds of the autumn leaves glow in the sunshine, and there's no better place to experience those colors than from the lake. On our Fall Colors Cruise package, stay at the Abbey Resort and receive discounted pricing on the Geneva Bay Tour through the Lake Geneva Cruise Line. Take in the beautiful fall colors along with many of the elegant, historic estates around the eastern end of the lake on this narrated historical tour of Geneva Bay.  After your cruise, return to The Abbey and enjoy fresh farm-to-fork dishes by the fireplace at 240° West or hand-crafted cocktails and BBQ overlooking the lake at our Waterfront restaurant with a $50 dining credit.

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Zipline Adventure Package

See the fall colors like you've never seen them before - from the tops of the trees! Stay at The Abbey and glide through the trees at Lake Geneva Ziplines and Adventures. On our new package, enjoy all the comforts of The Abbey Resort including pools, movies, and lakeside dining, then head to Lake Geneva Ziplines and Adventures where you'll be able to experience the Full Zipline Tour where you'll be able to take a unique look at the Lake Geneva area from above. When you return to the ground, head to one of our restaurants where you can utilize your $25 dining credit for fresh farm to fork fare or delicious BBQ.

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Fall Spa Specials

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Autumn Apple Services

Enjoy the ultimate fall experience with the crisp, refreshing aroma of Autumn Apple. These ultimate hydrating treatments contain a variety of phytonutrients, anti-oxidant properties, vitamins, phenols, carotenoids and flavonoids. Perfect for repairing your skin's sun damage and dehydration from the summer sun.

  • Autumn Apple Manicure | 50 Minutes | $50 All Week
  • Autumn Apple Pedicure | 50 Minutes | $65 All Week
  • Autumn Apple Body Scrub | 25 Minutes | $75 All Week
  • Autumn Apple Massage | 50 Minutes | $145 All Week

*Offer valid through November 30, 2020. Based on availability.

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Autumn Splendor Day Package

Experience 3 hours of pampering and relaxation during Avani's Autumn Splendor Day Package. Enjoy a 50 minute Avani Massage, 50 minute Avani Facial, and Avani Pedicure, plus enjoy full spa access on the day of your service to take in all of Avani's amenities. Avani Spa amenities include fitness classes and use of fitness equipment; along with use of the sauna, steam and inhalation rooms, atrium pool, whirlpools and outdoor areas.

Autumn Splendor Day Package $250 (Reg $325)

*Offer valid through November 30, Monday-Thursday only, excluding holidays. No other discounts apply.

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November Spa Special

Treat yourself to relaxation and rejuvenation this month at Avani Spa!

  • Receive 20% off all 25 minute services
  • Receive 25% off all 50 minute services priced at $75+
  • Receive 30% off all 75/80 minute services

*Offer valid November 2-30, 2020, Monday-Thursday only. Based on availability. May not be combined with any ohter offers. Not valid on Thanksgiving.

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Become A Member

Beat the New Year rush and become an Avani Spa member this Fall! 

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