Indulge yourself and your furry family at the 340-acre Salamander Resort & Spa in the heart of Virginia horse country. For that matter, you can bring your horse along if you like, as the resort offers a full equestrian center, in addition to championship golf and a plethora of other activities.
This opulent country estate treats all guests like family. Four-legged visitors receive in-room amenities including a luxurious bed, food and water bowls, organic treats and a special toy. Pet friendly rooms are located on the Terrace level for easy access to the spacious grounds and include a semi-private stone terrace, where you and your pooch can relax.
Located in Middleburg—about an hour west of Washington, D.C.—this Forbes Five-Star property is worth a splurge at any time of year. There’s plenty to do right on the property from tennis courts and a putting green to lawn games including croquet, bocce ball, corn hole and life-sized chess.
For those who prefer indoor activities, the world-class spa—sorry pups, it’s for humans only—features private stone treatment terracesand a spa courtyard with an infinity-edge pool and cabanas. Foodies will enjoy fine dining at Harriman’s Piedmont Grill or sipping a glass of wine by the firepit. And, if you didn’t bring your own horse, the resort offers trails rides, pony rides and riding lessons!
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