Refresh and recharge at the Lorien Hotel & Spa, the only establishment of its kind in Alexandria, Virginia. Less than three hours from the Main Line, this tranquil spot is in the heart of King Street, Alexandria’s buzziest mile, with its brick-lined streets, centuries-old architecture and more than 200 restaurants, boutiques and museums.
Spa treatments range from classic massage and facials to de-stressing targeted therapy using CBD oil and balm. A winter relaxation package is available, offering a moisturizing treatment with exfoliation, massage and wrap that will leave your skin feeling soft and nourished. A “Mama to Be Ritual” selection makes the Lorien Hotel & Spa an ideal babymoon destination.
As for dining, you’re sure to be impressed. Two restaurants are on site, both offering inspired American cuisine with European influences. You’ll find small plates perfect for sharing at the walk-in-only Tasting Room. The award-winning Brabo Brasserie offers a more intimate setting for breakfast, brunch and dinner.
In the area, there’s plenty of history to be explored. Alexandria was George Washington’s hometown, and many spots throughout the town were frequented by founding fathers.
TEA WITH MRS. W.: On March 11, take a cruise to George Washington’s Mount Vernon home to spend some quality time with his wife. The repast includes tea, sweet-potato biscuits with ham, rice pancakes with orange slices and a cherry tart. Martha Washington will share memories of her early married life, along with her take on the Revolutionary War and her husband’s presidency.
March Rates: Starting at $239.
Drive Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes.
1600 King St, Alexandria, VA, (703) 894-3434, lorienhotel.com.
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