Variety adds spice to life, and the Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, WI, vibrates with a mix of inviting venues. The welcoming, romantic, Victorian themed architecture design, sets the stage for a gracious experience. Nature’s best is seen embracing the surrounding grounds. The entrance structure harbors vines hugging the walls, an assortment of berry trees and lofty pines are graced on the acres of property. http://www.osthoff.com/index.php The feats of the culinary cooking kitchens, a natural 20,000 foot Spa incorporating native American indigoes plants, the dining restaurants - incorporating home grown herbs for chef’s preparation - and endless water sport activities on the Lake, make the Resort the center of healthful fun and frolic for all ages.
The Aspira Spa
The spa journey encourages tranquility and introspection with focus on energy consciousness and tranquil relaxation. Aspirus Spa's extensive menu of services includes massages, facials, color therapy, hydrotherapy, salon services, spa manicures and pedicures, along with a variety of classes including yoga and meditation http://www.aspiraspa.com/services.html (877) SPA-2070
The Spa offers the option of 17 different massage selections, with the latest in techniques and natural healing. The Cedars Massage, for example, purifies and balances the body leaving skin renewed. http://www.aspiraspa.com/services.html In the Native American tradition, cedar is known for its cleansing and purifying properties. The signature treatment uses cedar balms that are gathered from the shores of Elkhart Lake, that creates a balancing massage leaving you tranquil and serene. An aromatic blanket of fresh cedar is placed over the body at the end of the massage, emitting its clean, purifying scent and Indigenous healing.
Abundant facials include the Elderberry Facial
The Aspira Elderberry Facial incorporates the plant's fruit and flower extracts from beginning to end. The natural elderberries are harvested from the grounds and incorporated into the treatment. The face is cleansed and then steamed with warm, moist towels infused with elderberry tea. The exfoliation cream is blended with ground, dried elderberries, and then a mask of chamomile flowers is applied. The final application of moisturizer is personalized by element type. The result is a sense of renewal, and freshness in the complexion. http://www.osthoff.com/spa
L’ecole de la Maison is a cooking school where experiencing with passion serves up basic culinary skills. Courses are traditional with focus on one’s own kitchen. The Chef instructors provide a culinary experience with workshops, and two day courses with hands on interactive experience. www.cookingschoolatosthoff.com The Resort grows their herbs and spices, enhancing the flavorful experience. The kitchen of the cooking school is the finest and most complete offering for those who favor a French kitchen cooking experience. Additionally, the restaurants of the Resort overlook the lake with inviting, open, patios and sumptuous offerings. http://www.osthoff.com/restaurants
Activities: Sports and more
For sporting activities the choices are endless with water sports, boating, a sports rental center for a host of water equipment http://www.osthoff.com/ecole_land
Special Attraction: Road America
The popular Road American course, a short distance from the Resort, attracts 700,000 visitors a year, with over 425 events held annually. http://roadamerica.com/
An ongoing flow of conferences are held at several of the spacious centers within the Resort. Several of the conference centers have settings that feature inviting patios, with French doors and scenic viewpoints. The Resort hosts up to 80 wedding annually. http://www.osthoff.com/social
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