The ideal Passover Getaway
Just 1 hour 15 minutes from the Whitestone Bridge and less than 2 hours from Boston
Welcome to our premier Passover Program at the Heritage Resort & Spa, in Southbury, Connecticut. A terrific Passover destination where country charm meets luxurious modern conveniences, the Heritage offers a full-featured resort with rich New England tradition of consummate hospitality.
Situated in a secluded, pastoral hillside in Southbury, Connecticut, the Heritage Hotel and Conference Center offers the timeless ambiance and understated rustic elegance of a classic New England inn. Complete with its own PGA rated Pomperaug Golf Course, golf shop, tennis courts, fitness center & movement studio, and on-site Spa, the Heritage resort offers a world of activities and superlative amenities in a rural country setting.
Recognized by National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 most scenic driving regions in the U.S., here you'll find miles and miles of breathtaking scenery, picturesque roads, woodlands and farmlands, rushing rivers and spring fed lakes, interesting architecture, quaint villages, and historic covered bridges.
Come to Connecticut for your ideal Passover vacation: For avid golfer or health club fan, bicycler, nature enthusiast, gourmand, shopaholic, or armchair addict, we offer a cherished holiday filled with family fun and lasting memories. A perennial favorite with our guests, Passover 2019 will be our eleventh straight year at this have-it-all location.
Join us for a wonderful and intimate Pesach experience: For over four decades Mendy Vim's Holidays has had the privilege of bringing people together to celebrate Passover. We treat each guest as part of our family, with a warm and inviting atmosphere, and meticulous attention to your every need.
Our program includes renown speakers and scholars-in-residence and terrific name-brand entertainment for our guests, with previous seasons starring the Maccabeats, Danny V's tribute to Billy Joel Band, scholar -in- residence and guest speaker Rabbi Dovid Hirsch,Israeli singer Yoel Sharabi, the Guthrie brothers, Rabbi Shlomo Horwitz of Jewish Crossroads, Frank Buchweitz former national director of community services for the OU, the V'Samachta Concert and a'cappella group, Joshua London, Co-Director of Government Affairs with the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and may more.This year's program includes Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Chazan Nachman Shneider, Israeli Dance Instructor Devora Waiss, a Karlebach style concert, a Chol Hamoed Concert, and more entertainment and luminaries to be shortly announced.
Celebrate our heritage and traditions with an incomparable program... Our service is legendary; our cuisine, exquisite. Dine in opulence in one of the beautiful ballrooms overlooking the golf course or stone garden. The ambiance is elegant, with impeccable table linens and china, crystal stemware, flawless service and gracious hospitality. You'll be treated to a superb bouquet of lavish dishes and foods, all GLATT KOSHER and under Rabbinical supervision.
Our Chefs delight in creating haute cuisine, with a mouth-watering blend of new exotic and traditional favorites, made with the freshest local and regional ingredients. From beautifully led traditional Seders replete with matzo and wine, to our gala Yom Tov Morning Kiddushim (a not-to-be-missed-event), throughout one amazing holiday meal after another, you'll be treated to a festival of incomparable culinary experience.
A Memorable Experience
The Heritage Hotel offers luxurious Connecticut resort accommodations that have earned the accolades of its guests. Enjoy the calm and welcoming ambiance of our amenities, our beautiful and amenity-rich accommodations are part of a whole satisfying experience.
The Heritage boasts an imposing fieldstone fireplace main lobby, and a lower level lobby with spacious seating. A spectacular ballroom overlooking the golf course features cathedral ceilings, a massive stone fireplace, and wall-to-wall windows, and an additional ballroom overlooks a charming rock garden.
With a par 35 9-hole USGA rated golf course, club house, seasonal outdoor heated pool, indoor solar atrium heated salt water pool, indoor jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, outdoor nightly lit tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, hiking trails, Riverwalk Athletic Club- a full featured fitness club with weight room, universal and aerobic exercise machines, daily yoga, pilates and aerobics classes in a brand-new studio with Taraflex™ sports flooring, a tiered ampitheatre with professional sound and lighting capabilities, arcade, computer center, Shadrock's lounge/tea room, bicycle riding and rentals, and an on-site full featured Spa, the Heritage offers a unique set of experiences tailor-made to ensure that your Passover holiday is truly memorable.
For proposals, please call us at 718.998.4477 or 410.484.5553 or email with your: full name, phone number, desired location, number of people in your party, amount of rooms, and ages of the children.
Turn your day around at the Riverwalk Athletic Club, whether you're looking to sweat it out with intense cardio classes or to ease your muscles and your mind with relaxing time-outs in our sauna and steam rooms, we have all the tools to give you the energy and renewal you need and deserve.
Energize in our expanded and revamped health club with state-of-the-art Cybex cardio and weight training equipment, jJacuzzi, jogging, wallyball, dry sauna, ping pong, steam room, personal training services, and heated indoor salt water and outdoor fresh water (in season) pools.
Join us in our studio with daily classes and sessions in Yoga , Zumba, Pilates, Aqua Aerobics, and total body workouts.
Your workout will definitely give you the energy and renewal you need and deserve, so make the most of your day and come find out why the Riverwalk Athletic Club is so popular- we know you'll be impressed.
Suit you to a Tee
While on your Passover vacation, enjoy easy access to one the greatest golf experiences around. Our on-site Pomperaug Golf Club, with it's challenging nine-hole USGA-rated par 35 golf course, putting green, and pro shop, is an ideal choice for every level of player.
Two is always better than one. So bring a friend and grab your clubs! Directed by PGA professional Dave Cook, the course takes advantage of the natural landscape, with extensive manicured grounds, tree-lined fairways beside the Pomperaug river, and seven of nine holes featuring water.
Have a passion for the game of golf, but need a little help? If you have been wanting to perfect a part of your golf technique, come take a lesson with one of our golf pros. Pomperaug Golf Club has an eager staff that is committed to providing you with customer service that will make your golf visit unforgettable.
Rejuvenate & Refresh
Awaken your senses and inspire your soul. Relax and treat yourself right at The Spa at the Heritage with an extensive spa menu of facials, massages, and signature body treatments. Beloved by locals and guests alike, our accommodating spa is the perfect place to truly revitalize and enjoy the moment.
Be our guest... Select one or two skin and body treatments , a Deep Tissue or Sports Massage, Hydrating Facial, or indulge in a full day of beauty enjoying every one of our high-level services.
Our serene environment features six private treatment rooms designated for facials, massage therapy, body treatments and waxing. Some massage services are available in the comfort and privacy of your room, by appointment.
The Spa also provides manicures, pedicures, nail enhancements and special day makeup application, all from skilled professionals who love helping you relax and feel your most beautiful.
Or Just Relax
Delight in our spacious and contemporary accommodations, where you can let the world slip away. Find your perfect fit among our selection of guest rooms, beautifully decorated in warm color palettes complemented by contemporary furnishings and fabrics. Expansive windows overlook the outdoor saltwater pool, the fairways of Pomperaug Country Club or the hotel’s Stone Garden courtyard. From king or double rooms, to junior and Jacuzzi suites, we have rooms you will love to be in and plenty of amenities to enjoy when you're not in your room, including lobbies and meeting places, and a hospitality parlor overlooking the river and golf course.
Throw yourself onto the soft Sealy® pillow-top mattress of your oh-so-comfortable bed when you get into your room, and take in all of the details that have thoughtfully gone into providing you with a luxurious stay. Every room is designed to provide plenty of space and is outfitted with generous amenities that satisfy your every wish. Room amenities include Sealy pillow-top mattresses, complimentary high-speed Internet access, windows that open, alarm clock/radio featuring MP3 connection, two-line telephones with voicemail, 42-inch flat-screen HDTVs, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, individual climate control, wake-up calls, newspaper each morning (lobby area), in-room safes, blackout drapes, and refrigerators, rollaway beds, and cribs available upon request. Junior Suites and Suites offer perks that include a living room with pull-out couch and separate bedroom, a wet bar and a whirlpool tub.
Come stay at the Heritage for Passover 2019, our fabulous rooms make your family's Yom Tov vacation a pleasure and your every night a dream.
Adventures by You
The Heritage is an idyllic location and a great backdrop for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities while on vacation. With golf, swimming, tennis, basketball, Riverwalk Athletic Club, and Spa right here at the hotel, our guests will find a multitude of activities in their own back yard.
Hiking and Mountain Cycling- Ask our concierge for a trail map, with designated jogging and walking guides, or try out our mountain bike rentals, and cycle alongside historic roads , the Pomperaug river, or to Southford State Park.
Shopping, Art,Museums & Mansions- Shop till you drop at the Clinton Crossings Premium outlets or the nearby malls in Greenwich, CT, visit the Maritme Museum in Norwalk, or the Imagine Nation children's museum in Bristol. Relive the lifestyles of prominent New England authors in a visit off Mark Twain's House and Museum or the Harriet Beecher Stowe House.
We Love Water- Canoeing and kayaking are available, with six state parks offering a variety of boating activities within a 15 minute drive. Take a short trip to Southford Falls State Park for scenic waterfalls, the Larkin Bridle Trail, and some great trout fishing, and for family fun, Coco Key indoor waterpark is just fifteen minutes awaystrong> in Waterbury CT.
Take me for a Ride- There's no nay saying (or neigh saying) hayrides at the Heritage for our younger or young-at-heart guests.
Look, no-snow Tubing - In the mood for some tubing? The hills are alive at the Woodbury Ski Area, just 15 minutes away, where you don’t need snow to find fast company. Try some downhill tubing in warm weather - the tubes are the same, the terrain is aided by an artificial turf-like silicone material, and those tubes sure do rip! (all terrain tubing open all year round)
Explore with Us
You will love our location in Southbury- a picture-perfect town with diverse nearby attractions reflecting the background of America's heritage. Follow Woodbury's 'antique trail', view art galleries, historic house museums, and the many quaint antique shops that dot the landscape.
Museum and Historical Experiences- Join us on a guided Chol Hamoed trip to Hyde Park, FDR's family home, presidential library and museum , and tour the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, an authentically restored 62-room 44,000 square feet second empire era country mansion built in 1864 by railroad and banking magnate LeGrand Lockwood.
Navy seals and...seals Young and old alike will love our guided tour of the US Navy's famed submarine, the Nautilus, with a picturesque stroll through charming Groton, Connecticut, and for some on-the-water excitement spot some seals on our privately chartered seal watching tour.
Bridge over unTroubled Water Walk across the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, a 19th century railroad bridge transformed into the world's longest elevated pedestrian park.
Play Ball! Everyone is a fan on our Chol Hamoed trip to Citifield, to watch an early season Mets game.
Whichever trips you choose, or if you choose them all, North Western Connecticut has a world of activities in our own backyard for you to enjoy.
Passover in Connecticut
If you're seeking a Passover destination that combines country pleasures with sophisticated amenities, great golf, some of the best antiquing in New England, nearby museums, outlet shopping, and fun-filled family activities, all with super convenient travelling time to or from New York City, most of New Jersey, Boston and New England, the Heritage Resort is the perfect setting for your Passover vacation. We offer full and partial stays to suit your family’s convenience, and attractive pricing so your whole family can participate.
Contact us at 718.998.4477 or 410.484.5553 or email for pricing, group proposals, and more information, and we'll be happy to plan your family's Passover vacation at no obligation.
CELEBRATE, REJOICE, get together with your family and RECONNECT-and that's what celebrating Passover is really all about.