Top Luxury Experiences in America's Capital Region

Pamper yourself on your Capital Region holiday with luxury accommodations and VIP experiences in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.

The Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, DC
Enjoy spectacular views of DC's iconic landmarks from the Hay Adams Hotel.
Patrick O'Connell, Inn at Little Washington
Reserve the chef's table at the Inn at Little Washington's 2-star Michelin restaurant. (Photo courtesy Inn at Little Washington)
Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Maryland
Learn or practice sailing at the Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Maryland.
Salamander Resort in Virginia
Relax in the hunt country elegance of Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia.
Gaylord National Harbor in Maryland
The Gaylord National Resort boasts views of the Washington, DC skyline from across the Potomac River.
Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia
Enjoy water activities and championship golf at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. (Photo courtesy Virginia Tourism Corporation)
The Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, DC
Patrick O'Connell, Inn at Little Washington
Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Maryland
Salamander Resort in Virginia
Gaylord National Harbor in Maryland
Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia

Treat yourself to these experiences for a rejuvenating getaway that you'll cherish for years to come. Whether you want to be in the middle of it all or in the middle of nowhere, indulgence awaits in America’s Capital Region. 

Chic Urban Settings

Spend the days touring some of the nation’s best museums and monuments, just steps away from your hotel. These Washington, DC properties are rich in history and amenities, and are all located within walking distance of the city’s top attractions. Check out the circa 1920s Hay-Adams Hotel with its unparallelled views of the White House; the iconic Willard hotel, the social and political heart of the city since 1850; or the infamous Watergate, recently revived and ideally situated on the banks of the Potomac River near DC’s chic Georgetown neighbourhood.

Looking for more familiar brands? Kimpton Hotels offers 10 boutique properties in Washington, DC, including the Kimpton Hotel Monaco located in DC’s bustling Penn Quarter neighbourhood. Four Seasons has locations in DC and in Baltimore, and the Baltimore location features the only outdoor spa on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Ritz Carlton offers properties in DC and Tysons Corner and Pentagon City in northern Virginia, ideal locations for those looking for upscale shopping.

High-end experiences abound in the region’s urban centres. Book VIP tickets to special events like the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party. Get courtside or reserve a personal suite at one of the region’s many professional sporting events such as Washington Wizards’ basketball or Baltimore Ravens’ football. For a truly special sightseeing experience, take to the sky with Monumental Helicopters aerial tours of DC, Baltimore and Annapolis.

Small-Town Charms

Enjoy the hospitality and unique offerings of the region’s small towns with a stay at one of these inns and resorts. Middleburg, Virginia has a reputation for being the Nation’s Horse & Hunt Capital and Salamander Resort & Spa epitomises Virginia’s hunt country elegance. Amenities here include a cooking studio, full-service equestrian centre, a spa that features a private outdoor heated pool with sauna and cabanas, zip lines and more.

With a population of around 200 people, Washington, Virginia is truly a small town and is most known for The Inn at Little Washington. This Relais & Chateaux property features 24 lavishly appointed bedrooms and a three-star Michelin-rated restaurant. Your overnight stay includes a guaranteed dinner reservation and tours of the kitchen. Book the chef’s table for an exquisitely exclusive meal.

The Capital Region is home to more than 300 wineries, with more than 60 concentrated in this area of Virginia. Book a private winery tour with Reston Limousine to discover some of the region’s top wineries such as RdV Vineyards, Boxwood Estate Vineyards and Greenhill Winery.

Rejuvenating Countryside Retreats

Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and the surrounding Piedmont area boasts beautiful scenery and access to the outdoors for those seeking to escape into nature. The Omni Homestead Resort in southwest Virginia has a long history of Southern hospitality that has made it a destination for 23 US presidents. Here, visitors can explore 2,000 acres that include two major hot springs, a spa, golf courses and more.

Charlottesville, Virginia is known for its numerous historic attractions, wineries, breweries, views and access to the Blue Ridge Mountains. For the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience, schedule a private tour of Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello. A guide will lead you on a three-hour tour of the home, the rarely-seen third floor dome room, gardens, grounds and museum. Nearby, Boar’s Head and Keswick Hall are two area resorts ideally located for exploring the region. Both properties offer spas and exceptional restaurants, and Keswick offers a new, Pete Dye-designed golf course.

Waterside Bliss

The Capital Region’s location along the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean means you’re never far from the water. Enjoy a serene getaway at the Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Maryland. Located along the Miles River on Maryland’s eastern shore, the inn is known for its resplendent gardens, spa and even offers a sailing academy where visitors learn to sail or practice their skills aboard one of three exceptional yachts.

Watermark’s Yacht Charters on the Bay offers exclusive yachts, completely customised to your needs. Departing from Annapolis and Baltimore, you’ll cruise the Chesapeake Bay in style with a complete crew and staff including a chef and bartender.

National Harbor sits along the Potomac River across from Washington, DC. The area is home to numerous attractions including The Capital Wheel, Tanger Outlets and MGM National Harbor resort and casino. In addition to 135,000 square feet of gaming space, MGM features seven restaurants from renowned US chefs, retail space, a spa and a 3,000-seat theatre with seven VIP suites that host national and international acts. The 19-story glass atrium that houses Gaylord National Resort anchors the National Harbor development and offers views of the Washington, DC skyline, spa services and shuttle service to the nearby attractions at National Harbor.

Colonial History & Championship Golf

Williamsburg, Virginia is home to many iconic Virginia attractions, including Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestowne and Busch Gardens theme park. Built in 1937 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Williamsburg Inn has hosted kings, queens and presidents. Combining neoclassical design with the ambiance of an American South country estate, guests can enjoy tea by the fireside or croquet and lawn bowling on the beautiful grounds.

Centrally located in Williamsburg along the James River, Kingsmill Resort offers a full-service marina and two renowned 18-hole golf courses that have hosted the world’s best players on both PGA and LGPA tours including the LGPA’s Kingsmill Championship. Resort guests can request a private golf lesson or participate in clinics as part of the resort’s Golf Academy.

Looking for more ways to spoil yourself on holiday? Shop in style throughout the Capital Region or explore the area's wine trails.

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