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Holidays at the Lake

Traditions kept, memories made

It's a magical time of year

From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, The Abbey Resort aquires a special feel. Lights and garland fill the lobby, trees are trimmed around the resort and the lake takes on a quiet stillness. Families come together to celebrate the holidays - some for the first time, others as an annual family tradition. For all, memories are made that will last a lifetime.

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Holiday activities for all

Enjoy holiday meals, family activities, parties and specials during the holiday season. Don't miss a thing when you download our Holidays at the Lake schedule.

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Thanksgiving Buffet

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 22 | 10:00am - 5:00pm 

$42 adults / $16 children 5-12 (Under 5 free with a paying adult). 

Reservations required. Call 800-709-1323 to book your table.

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10th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Experience the start of the magical Christmas season at our 10th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony as Santa selects a lucky child to illuminate the Abbey Christmas Tree! Refreshments will be served and holiday songs will fill the air. 

Saturday, November 24 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Brunch With Santa

What's the anticipation and magic of Christmas without a visit with Santa Claus? Jolly Old St. Nick joins us at 240° West every Sunday between Thanksgiving and Christmas during our Sunday Harborside Brunch. Guests may sit on Santa's lap or wait for Santa to stop by their table to wish them a Merry Christmas.

Sundays, Nov. 25-Dec. 23 | 10:00am - 1:00pm

Holiday Dining

Christmas Dinner

Enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner after a day of holiday fun.

$39.95 per person

240° West | December 24 & 25 | 5:00pm - 10:00pm

 

Christmas Day Brunch

Enjoy brunch on Christmas morning for the perfect start to the holiday.

$27.95 adults, $12.95 children 5-12 (Under 5 free with paying adult)

240° West | December 25 | 9:00am - 1:00pm

 

New Year's Day Brunch

Start the new year with a spectacular brunch in 240° West.

$27.95 adults, $12.95 children 5-12 (Under 5 free with paying adult)

240° West | January 1 | 9:00am - 1:00pm

Avani Spa December Specials

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December Spa Special

40% Discount

Receive 40% off of all spa services regularly priced at $75 or more during this monthly special. Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and treat yourself to some much needed relaxation at Avani Spa. Choose from a complete menu of spa and wellness amenities including massage, aromatherapy, facials, wraps and a full service salon.

*Valid December 1-20, 2018, Monday-Thursday only. Based on availability. May not be combined with other discounts.

 

Avani Spa Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: 6am – 5pm

Christmas Eve: 6am – 5pm

Christmas Day: 8am – 2pm

New Year's Eve: 6am – 6pm

New Year's Day: 8am – 7pm

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December Membership Special

With a membership at Avani Spa, take full advantage of all of our spa amenities and enjoy special benefits only available to you. Memberships include use of our Life Fitness cardio equipment, fitness classes, facilities including the Atrium Pool, sauna and steam room, along with discounts on retail items and spa services. Purchase a membership for yourself or give it as a gift.

Single 6-Month Membership - $500 (Regular $550)

Couples 6-Month Membership - $900 (Regular $1100)

Current members - Refer a new member to receive a 50 minute relaxation massage as a gift to you!

*Offer valid December 1-31, 2018 only. Based on availability.

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Peppermint Stick Spa Services

Refresh and rejuvenate dry, dehydrated skin with the invigorating fragrance of peppermint with these special services. A refreshing blend of grapeseed oils scented with peppermint essential oil, as well as a large variety of phytonutrients with antioxidant properties including vitamins, carotenoids and flavonoids. 

Peppermint Manicure | 50 Minutes | $50 All Week

Peppermint Pedicure | 50 Minutes | $65 All Week

Peppermint Body Scrub | 25 Minutes | $65 Mon-Fri | $75 Sat/Sun

Peppermint Stick Massage | 50 Minutes | $135 Mon-Fri | $145 Sat/Sun

*Offer valid December 1, 2018-January 31, 2019. Based on availability.

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Abbey Resort Gift Cards

Special Holiday Offer

Give the gift of time at the lake this holiday season and get a bonus for yourself! For every $100 purchased in Abbey Resort gift cards, you'll receive a $20 bonus certificate. For every $500 purchased in gift cards, you'll receive one free night's stay! Call 800-709-1323 to take advantage of this limited time offer. 

Bonus certificate and free night stay redeemable 1/2/19 - 4/30/19. Room night valid Sunday-Friday only, subject to availability. Must present certificate at check-in. Gift cards and certificates may not be used during holidays or on group or catering functions. No extensions will be given nor refunds on unused portions.

New Year's Eve Celebrations

Whether looking for a gala event, a party with friends or fun with the family, we've got the perfect New Year's Eve Celebration for you. Visit the links below or call 800-709-1323 to make your reservations.

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New Year's Eve Gala

Greet the New Year in high style at our annual New Year's Eve Gala in the Harbor Ballroom. Enjoy a four-course dinner with a wine pour and open bar, then dance the night away with The Business, a Chicago based horn band that plays your favorite musical styles and genres. The balloon drop completes the evening when the clock strikes midnight. 

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New Year's Eve 240° West Dinner

Indulge in the romance of starting the New Year with that special someone at 240° West. Dine on a delicious four-course meal as you enjoy live piano music by Tom Stanfield. Add the optional Party Pass for $45 and join the festivities in the Ballroom or Waterfront to ring in the New Year.

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New Year's Eve Waterfront Party

Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 at our popular New Year's Eve party in the Waterfront. Dance to the music of the area's favorite band, Triple D, and enjoy an open bar and late night snacks. Greet the new year with old friends and new with a champagne toast at midnight.

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Dance the Night Away Family Party

Who says New Year’s Eve is just for adults? Bring the family to celebrate at our Dance the Night Away celebration! Enjoy a buffet dinner with favorites for kids and adults alike, then bust a move in Club Millennium for a lit up family-friendly party with glow sticks, dance contests and a DJ playing all the best tracks. 

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