Passover Holidays to Cherish and Remember
A tradition of memorable Passover vacations with the ultimate in hosptality. Coming soon: PASSOVER 2019
Thank you for joining us for Passover 2018 at our ever popular phenomenal resort location, the Heritage Hotel & Spa in Southbury, Connecticut, our 10th straight year at this fabulous resort. Nestled alongside Heritage Village in a country setting with extensive manicured grounds, PGA rated Golf Course, golf pro shop, tennis, fitness center, a world of amenities and an on-site Spa, the full-featured Heritage Resort showcases New England at its best.
For those that are familiar with Mendy Vim's Holidays, you know that our outstanding Passover programs have delighted hundreds of families.
Our 45-year-tradition of caring and experience ensures our guests of everything you have ever wanted in a Kosher Passover Vacation: A Pesach Holiday combining the pleasures of ultimate physical comfort with rich spiritual experience, an incredible feast of Glatt Kosher culinary delicacies, two exhilarating Seders, a marvelous Passover program with legendary service, a rural Connecticut luxury retreat, and consummate hospitality in the renowned Mendy Vim tradition.
Conveniently located in the heart of Connecticut's rural Lichfield Hills area, alongside Heritage Village near Southbury, CT in a country setting with extensive landscaped grounds, the full-amenity Heritage Resort is just a one hour fifteen minute drive from the Whitestone bridge and two hours from Boston, and a wonderful choice for a Passover getaway close to NYC.
The Heritage features an extensive facility with rolling lawns, a USGA-rated par 35 Pomperaug golf course and putting green, golf pro shop, exceptional spacious accommodations with designer toiletries, newly renovated and expanded lobbies, multiple ballrooms and meeting areas, outdoor tennis courts, indoor salt water and outdoor fresh water pools, basketball courts, indoor ping pong and arcade, hiking trails, sauna and hot tub, the new Riverwalk state-of-the-art fitness club, daily exercise, zumba, and yoga classes, mountain bike rentals, and on-site Tres Jolie Spa with rejuventing skin and body treatments.
Nearby museums, state parks, an indoor waterpark in neighboring Waterbury, shopping malls and exclusive shops in Greenwich, fabulous outlet shopping, and some of the best antiquing in New England provide a backdrop for a wide variety of additional local activities. And on Chol Hamoed if you're in the mood, at only about an hour's travel from NYC, you can hop on the train and spend a day shopping in the big city or enjoying its cultural events.
The Heritage Resort: A perennial favorite with our guests, and the site of nine terrific sold-out programs, Passover 2018 was our tenth straight year at this have-it-all location.
Our Passover Program
45years of Passover Programs in one exquisite atmosphere after another- with internationally renowned speakers, inspiring lecturers and Scholars-in-residence, singers and musicians, daily Shiurim, Daf Yomi, intriguing programs, magician & clown, fitness sessions, yoga classes, and a terrific lineup of nightly entertainment for our Chol Hamoed shows.
This year's program included renown speakers and entertainment- Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Chazzan Nachman Shneider, Israeli lawyer and former IDF member Roi Nir, Israeli singer Yoel Sharabi, Chavie Pomerantz, a Chol Hamoed Concert starring Danny V's 52nd Street Band in atribute to Billy Joel, presentations by Rochelle Rothman of "Not Just A Cookbook'and more events and personalities to be announced..
PLEASE NOTE: ALL ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWS ARE FOR REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY.
A stirring Chazzan (cantor) for your davening pleasure, impeccably served Glatt Kosher meals in a celebration of Gourmet Glatt Kosher cuisine, two elaborate traditional Seders with your choice of group or private Seders, a continually stocked lavish tea room, a new lineup of outstanding popular guest speakers, afternoon matinees and entertainers for the children, and a nightly star studded cast of entertainment; who could ask for anything more? more about our program and dining
Every Golfer's Delight
Pursue your passion for the game-
A popular destination for seasoned players and novices alike, The Heritage hotel boasts it's own on-site Pomperaug Golf Club, with a putting green, pro shop, and challenging nine-hole USGA-rated par 35 golf course. Whether it’s short game trouble, or you just can’t hit that driver, you can book a lesson and get help from one of our professional teachers.
It's truly a delight just to be on the course, each season the beauty of southern New England offers a breathtaking backdrop for every shot. Directed by PGA professional Dave Cook, the course takes advantage of the natural landscape with tree-lined fairways and seven of nine holes featuring water.
If you have been waiting to perfect a part of your golf technique or just would like to get out and play, whether golf is your main thing or just an occasional thing, it's a great way to spend the day or even just a few hours. Lessons and rental clubs are available, call or speak to front desk for tee times.
Soothe Your Senses
Leave all of your stress at home. You're here to get away from all of that business and relax.
We have everything you need to keep your mind off of anything other than you-time. (or family time!) Enjoy the Heritage's Riverwalk Athletic Club, relax at the indoor salt water or outdoor fresh water pool alongside the golf course and the Pomperaug River, work out with Pilates, Yoga and Zumba in a brand-new movement studio, or let it all melt away in our spa.
Take time to rejuvenate with body treatments at the Heritage Spa- consider a body wrap, salt glow, sauna therapy, facial or massage, or join the movement classes and yoga sessions. Whether it's relaxing in the Spa center with friends, a dip in the indoor pool, indulging in a hot tub soak, or just sitting in your chair and gazing at the view- we will take great care of you.
You can let the world slip away. This is you-time.
Never Stop Exploring
For the adventurous, the adventurous-at-heart, or the armchair explorer, there's so much in the area for you to do! Each Passover holiday our team finds terrific new activities and unusual experiences for our guests' enjoyment.
Follow the literary trail to the Mark Twain Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe House, join us on a guided tour of FDR's Hyde Park and the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic site, delight in wine tasting tours and biking tours, or enjoy a horseback ride or reconstructed Essex steam locomotive train ride.
Play ball! Join us (and the Yankees!) on Wednesday Chol Hamoed's Yankee baseball game vs the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, view area arts & museums, a children's hands-on museum, marine life at the Maritime Museum, or shop till you drop with some fabulous outlet shopping.
Thrill with spring all terrain tubing, find one-of-a-kind items in some of New England's most diverse antique shops along the antique trail, or just take a drive through scenic roads, covered bridges, and backroad lanes- there are choice local activities sure to delight our every guest.
You are my Sunshine
When your kids and grandkids are happy, then you're happy too!
So put on your happy face, at Mendy Vim's holidays we set the bar in outstanding Passover Children's programs, with tons of activities for kids of all ages.
Our terrific Day Camp Director, Morah Ruthie Berkowitz (from Moriah, Englewood) will keep your children occupied from morning to night, whether it's sports, daily on-site entertainment, crafts, hay rides, puppet shows, a traveling petting zoo, laser tag, children's drama production, face painting, balloon twisting, magicians, carnival, gametime, hunts, clowns & entertainers, and exciting trips or more, our Passover KIDS Club has the most amazing activities on earth. more about kids
Give yourself the gift of an incredible culinary experience, and there's no better place than Mendy Vim's Holidays. Our talented Chef, Michael , delights in creating a mouth-watering blend of exotic and traditional dishes, made with the freshest local and regional ingredients.
From delicious entrees to sinful desserts, traditional Passover dishes to timeless favorites, there's nothing quite like a celebration with excellent food, beautifully prepared, and elegantly served. Our specialties of the house include duck a'la orange, prime rib of beef, rack of veal, and rib steak, not to mention amazing side dishes and some pretty fantastic dessert creations.
So come celebrate your Passover table at Mendy Vim's Holidays, it's everything you could want.
The Mendy Vim Experience
Our 44 year tradition of outstanding service
Mendy’s many guests, friends, and acquaintances are familiar with his winning personality and 44-year-tradition of caring and experience, and all of his Passover programs offer outstanding service with the ‘Mendy’ personal touch.
We believe in the details - It's the little things that make the difference. From the initial meet and greet at our lavish arrival buffet, to Yom Yov end's Continental breakfast and through all the magical bits in between, we impart our caring, experience, and commitment to your holiday enjoyment. We take pride in our 44 year tradition of consummate hospitality, and accommodate your family's needs whether big and small. Our capable and friendly staff provide attentive service in a warm and inviting atmosphere, while happily catering to each treasured guest.
Come 'getaway' for Passover 2018 with Mendy Vim's Holidays. If you are looking for a wonderful Passover experience in the rural Connecticut countryside (yet pretty close to home!) for a cherished holiday filled with family fun and lasting memories, CELEBRATE, REJOICE, get together with your family and RECONNECT.
And that's what celebrating Passover is really all about.