Passover Holidays to Cherish and Remember
Announcing Passover 2018: Our 10th straight year at the Heritage Resort, Southbury, CT
Join us for Passover 2018 at our ever popular phenomenal resort location, the Heritage Hotel & Spa in Southbury, Connecticut. 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 43-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 both locations 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 eight terrific sold-out programs, Passover 2017 will be our ninth year at this have-it-all location.
Our Passover Program
43 years 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, karate lessons, fitness sessions, a terrific lineup of nightly entertainment for our Chol Hamoed shows.
This year's program includes renown speakers Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Rabbi Binyomin Davis, Rabbi Shlomo Horwitz the director of Jewish Crossroads, Rabbi Israel Einhorn, Professor Naomi Klapper, Chazzan Nachman Shneider, V'samachta acapella group, a Chol Hamoed Gala Concert at the Heritage featuring the MACCABEATS, Karlbach style concert with Nachman Shneider at the Heritage, with 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, exciting guided trips for both hotel locations, 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
What's your kind of 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. 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, both locations.
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, 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 Spa consider a body wrap, salt glow, sauna therapy, facial or massage, 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, enjoy wine tasting tours and biking tours, take a horseback ride or reconstructed Essex steam locomotive train ride, view area arts & museums, a children's hands-on museum, thrill with spring all terrain tubing , shop till you drop at some fabulous outlet shopping or find one-of-a-kind items in New England's most diverse antique shops, through scenic drives and backroad tours- we have choice 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, extreme 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 43-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 43 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 (and 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.