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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 first Flavors of Fall season at The Abbey. Keep an eye on it as we will add to it as the season continues.

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We have lined up special activities just for Columbus Day Weekend and Halloween. You don't have to be here for the holidays to have a great time, though. We have special fall-themed activities to do all season long, from caramel apple making to pumpkin painting and special crafts for adults. Don't miss a thing with our weekly guide.

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  2. Weekly Activities Guide

Overnight Packages

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Flavors of Fall Overnight 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 bottle of wine in your room from the Apple Barn. 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 surrounding the resort. 

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Friday Fall-In-One

We've made planning your Autumn getaway easy with our Friday 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 new Fall Flight at Waterfront with a $5 discount before you turn in to your cozy lakeside accommodations. Your Saturday 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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Dining Events

Reservations required for all dining events. Call 800-709-1323 to make your reservations.

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Farm To Fork Long Table Dinner

Reserve your seat at our next event in the Long Table Dinner Series. Located in our beautiful West Shore Pavilion, enjoy lively conversation as you enjoy a special four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Joshua North. Start the evening with live music and a Farmers' Market showcasing spirits and a variety of cheeses, then savor a fresh locally-sourced dinner served family style, perfectly paired with wine. The evening doesn't have to end there when you stay with us on our overnight Long Table Dinner package.

Saturday, October 26th | 6:00pm | $75 per person

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Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner

Share a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends at 240° West. Savor all of your favorite dishes, from Herb Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Relish to Candied Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkin Pie, along with other seasonal selections that even the pickiest eaters will enjoy. 

Thursday, November 28 | 10:00am - 5:00pm | $44.95 adults / $17.95 children 4-12 (Under 4 free with a paying adult)

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Dining Specials

Specials begin September 16th. Not available on holidays or holiday weekends.

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240° West

Sunday Foods Around the World: Three Plates - Three Countries - Only One Night a Week. Choose from Korean Bibimbap, Vietnamese Banh Mi or Indian Tandoori Chicken and Naan. $15 each | 5:00pm - 9:00 pm

Monday/Wednesday Ribs & Red: Our popular special returns with a 6 oz. red wine pour along with local black angus beef short ribs. Autumn flavors abound with butternut squash, purple cauliflower and brussel sprouts leaves. $27 per person | 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday/Thursday Pour Decisions: It's okay to make some pour decisions with half-price bottles of wine on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Choose from a specialty selection picked by our manager. 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Friday Steak & Lobster | Friday Nights Out Special: Enjoy a 6oz barrel-cut Black Angus Filet Mignon and a 5 oz. Cold Water Lobster Tail, along with baby greens, balsamic salad and house-made berry cheesecake for only $34.95 per person! 5:00pm - 10:00pm 


All-You-Can-Eat Wings - Sunday: Fall is football season, and nothing goes better with football than wings. Enjoy freshly-fried chicken wings with over 15 sweet and savory sauces. $13 per person | 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Laugenbrezeln & Wurst - Monday/Wednesday: It's a taste of Germany when you pair Bavarian soft pretzels and bratwurst with apples, bacon and kraut. $13 per person | 11:00am - 10:00pm

Obatzda Burger & Brew - Tuesday/Thursday: You'll feel like you're in a biergarten with this new special. A half-pound burger smothered in German beer cheese dip on a pretzel bun is paired with your choice of one Wisconsin tap beer. $14 per person | 11:00am - 10:00pm

All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry - Friday: The WI tradition continues with cod or walleye in our signature beer batter or pan seared, with coleslaw, applesauce and hush puppies along with your choice of potato pancakes, sweet potato fries or plank cut fries. Adults $15 | Children $7.95 | 11:00am - 10:00pm

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Fall Spa Specials

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Pumpkin Spice Services

Enjoy the ultimate fall experience with the warm, inviting aroma of Pumpkin Spice. 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.

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

*Offer valid through November 30, 2019. 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, Express Pedicure and Manicure, 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 $295 (Reg $330)

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

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October Daily Specials

It's no trick, every day of the week has a new treat at Avani Spa this month. 

  • Manic Mondays: Purchase a 50 min Avani Pedicure & receive an Express Manicure at half-price | Receive 25% off all massage services 50 min or more
  • Two's Company Tuesdays: Purchase 2 services $75+ each & receive 25% off both | BOGO Spa admission - Purchase 1 Avani Spa entrance & get a second free
  • Unwind Wednesdays: Receive 20% off all Avani Spa services greater than $75 
  • Throwback Thursdays: $25 off 50 min servuces $75+ or $35 off 75/80 min services | Spend $50 on retail products to get 10% off, spend $100 to get 15% off, or spend $150+ to get 20% off
  • Fall Colors Fridays: 20% off all hair color & highlighting services | Add a makeup application for $40 / Add a polish change for $10

*Visit our Spa Specials page for details and restrictions.

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November Spa Special

Fall into relaxation this month at Avani Spa with these great discounts:

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

*Offer valid November 4-28, 2019, Monday - Thursday only. Based on availability. No other discounts apply. Not valid on Thanksgiving.

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Frights and Fun Fest

Fang-tastic Family Fun for Everyone

This nine-day celebration of Halloween is serving up tricks, treats, frights and delights for all ages and interests. From ghost walks and haunted hayrides to magic shows, costume contests, festivals and everything in between, the Lake Geneva region has something for the entire family. October 25 - November 3

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Stay with us for on our special Spooktacular Family Package and enjoy more activities on-site, bewitching bonfires, a special goodie bag, and kids' dining specials. 

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