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Virginia's #1 Resort Re-opens for 2010 on March 5 with New & Enhanced Packages



The Tides Inn in Irvington, Virginia

IRVINGTON, VA - (February 17, 2010) - Tides Inn, named best resort in Virginia and one of the world's best hotels by readers of Travel + Leisure, re-opens for the year Friday, March 5 with six enhanced vacation packages. Located on its own waterfront peninsula, just nine nautical miles from the Chesapeake Bay, Tides Inn guests can learn to sail at the on-site sailing school, or take out a kayak to navigate the quiet creeks and view the abundant wildlife including herons, osprey and bald eagles. There's also the 18-hole Golden Eagle golf course, swimming, tennis, a children's program, and the Spa at the Tides Inn offering seaweed wraps, marine facials, hot stone massages and more.

The Tides Inn's Chesapeake cuisine highlights regionally sourced ingredients including local fish, crab and oysters. Guests won't want to miss out on chef's famous crab cakes and Lancaster Lemonades, and will delight in tasting all of the different local, Virginia wines available in the Chesapeake Club. There's more to explore in the charming town of Irvington, including chic shops, White Fences vineyard and a very popular Saturday farmers market featuring fresh vegetables, cheeses, crafts and music. Here are six ways to play at the Tides Inn this year.


Golden Eagle Golf Package
2 nights starting at $169 per person per night
Hit the links in Virginia's glorious Northern Neck and enjoy unlimited golf on the Tides Inn's championship Golden Eagle Golf Course.
• Deluxe accommodations at the Tides Inn
• Full breakfast daily
• Unlimited daily golf at the Golden Eagle with golf cart, club storage, and driving range balls
• Golden Eagle golf souvenir gifts
• Unlimited use of the practice facility at the Little Eagle

Suite Romance Getaway
2 nights starting at $299 per person per night
Romance begins in the luxury of your suite and includes spa treatments, an elegant dinner and a sumptuous romantic gift basket.
• Luxury accommodations in a waterfront vista suite with a romance gift upon arrival
• One intimate three-course dinner for two at the Chesapeake Club or East Room
• Full breakfast daily
• One 60-minute spa service per person once during stay, or one in of our couple's treatment room
• One Carter's Creek Cove Cruise for two during your stay

Tides Inn Family Vacation
2 nights, pricing based on 2 adults, 2 children starting at $139 per person per night, per guest
The entire family will enjoy an exciting vacation at the Tides Inn, the perfect place to stay, play and relax!
• Deluxe accommodations with two queen beds at the Tides Inn for four
• Full breakfast daily
• Daily Crab Net Kids for children ages 4-12 - available Memorial Day through Labor Day
• One-hour Duffy boat rental for the entire family
• Two-hour Premier Sailing School family lesson
• Daily use of tennis courts, Par 3 golf, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and bikes for the whole family

Spa Tranquility Retreat
2 nights starting at $239 per person per night
Spend your time enjoying all of the amenities of the Tides Inn and relaxing at the spa during this perfect Virginia escape.
• Deluxe accommodations at the Tides Inn
• Full breakfast daily
• One 60-minute and one 90-minute spa service per person, during the two-night stay

Taste of the Northern Neck
2 nights starting at $169 per person per night
Spend the weekend in Virginia's Northern Neck enjoying fine cuisine and exploring the 101 things to do in the Northern Neck
• Deluxe accommodation at the Tides Inn
• Full breakfast daily
• A picnic basket lunch for a self-guided tour of four Virginia wineries near the Inn: Athena Vineyards, Belle Mount Vineyards, Ingleside Vineyards, and White Fences Vineyard & Winery or any other adventure you chose to experience on the Northern Neck.
• One three-course dinner for two in the Chesapeake Club including gratuity

Learn to Sail Package
2 nights starting at $299 per person per day
Learn to sail in a safe, friendly, and fun environment with Premier Sailing School located at the Tides Inn, hit the open waters of Carters Creek, the Rappahannock River and the Chesapeake Bay.
• Deluxe accommodations at the Tides Inn
• Full breakfast each morning
• One box lunch per person, per day
• Two-day sailing course with Premier Sailing School
* Inquire about the four-day sailing certification program

Unless otherwise noted, package price is per person nightly, based on double occupancy, plus tax and resort fee. Gratuity is included in all packaged meals. Minimum two-night stay; some restrictions may apply. Single occupancy rates and additional person options are available. Packages available through December 31, 2010. Please inquire for holiday availability. All 60-minute spa treatments have a maximum value of $120, and all 90-minute spa treatments have a maximum value of $165. Market-priced items and specialty beverages are not included in packages.

About Tides Inn
The intimate 106-room Tides Inn, set on its own waterfront peninsula in the charming town of Irvington on Virginia's Northern Neck, has been a Chesapeake Bay tradition for over 60 years. A preferred mid-Atlantic getaway for couples, families and small groups, the resort features luxury accommodations furnished in British colonial style and dedicated state-of-the-art conference facilities certified by IACC. The resort's signature fine dining restaurant, the Chesapeake Club, serves seasonal, regional Chesapeake Bay cuisine. Additional amenities include a full service spa; an award-winning 60-slip marina that accommodates boats up to 125 feet; a professional sailing school and an array of outdoor recreation, including championship golf, tennis, croquet and volleyball.

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Tides Inn is part of the Enchantment Group portfolio of award-winning properties. The Sedona, Arizona-based spa and resort development and management firm also operates Enchantment Resort, and Mii amo, a destination spa at Enchantment Resort, twice named "world's best destination spa" by Travel + Leisure magazine readers' survey. For more information, please visit

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