Four Season Mountain Resort Presented With Prestigious Awards and Recognitions
MASSANUTTEN, Va. – (June 7, 2023) – Massanutten Resort, a premier, four-season resort located in the heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, today proudly announced its received three prestigious accolades in the consumer and hospitality sector, solidifying its position as an industry leader. The resort was honored by National Ski Areas Association, USA Today and the American Resort Development Association, highlighting the resort’s commitment to providing top of the line hospitality to guests.
“We are immensely proud and honored to receive such a range of awards and accolades this year,” Matthias Smith, general manager of Massanutten Resort, said. “These recognitions are a testament of the dedication and excellence of the entire team at Massanutten Resort and is proof of our commitment to providing first-class hospitality and exceptional guest experiences in an intentional and sustainable manner.”
Massanutten Resort was selected as a finalist for two of the National Ski Area Association (NSAA) Golden Eagle Awards: Climate Change Impact and Overall Environmental Excellence, which celebrates the best North American ski area sustainability programs. The resort was recognized for the strides in committing to carbon emission reduction and environmental stewardship over the past 18 months. The NSAA highlighted the resort’s efforts in installing solar arrays, the implementation of resort shuttles, installation of EV charging stations, and the process of upgrading the snowmaking and trail lighting to energy-efficient snow guns and LED lighting. Massanutten Resort was the only resort in the mid-Atlantic to qualify for this prestigious award this year.
The Massanutten Indoor WaterPark was recently announced a winner in the 2023 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice awards for ‘Best Indoor Water Park.’ Renowned for its waterslides, leisure river, iconic Massanutten Meltdown, and the state’s first and largest FlowRider surf simulator, the WaterPark continues to receive awards year after year providing guests with an exceptional aquatic experience.
The resort’s newest seafood restaurant, Splash’s Bar & Grill, was awarded in the resort design division of the American Resort Development Association’s 2023 awards. Designed by Hospitality Resources & Design, Inc, Splash’s was recognized in the interior design common area category. The restaurant is an energetic colorful space with pockets of entertainment to cater to guests of all ages. Honoring the various water sports at the resort, custom-designed booths give the impression of stacked inner tubes under a gazebo, complete with a backdrop of crates and lifejackets and a locally crafted bar that resembles running water. Splash’s Bar & Grill has become a popular destination for guests and locals, providing a space that enhances the list of unique amenities at Massanutten Resort.
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About Massanutten Resort
Set on 6,000 acres of sprawling land in the heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Resort is a premier all-season Resort destination that offers every type of traveler an unforgettable experience. Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure buffs will enjoy Massanutten’s Mountain Bike Park, offering exciting jump trails for beginners and veteran riders alike, and hiking Massanutten’s Western Slope. For those seeking a relaxing escape, the Resort Spa delivers a wide menu of services including manicures, pedicures, detoxifying massages, and more. The Resort is a paradise for adventurous families, featuring an indoor/outdoor waterpark complete with a triple-jet FlowRider® Endless Wave, three escape rooms, the Family Adventure Park, and a petting zoo. Seasonal sports activities include two challenging 18-hole golf courses, skiing, ice skating, and snow tubing. Nothing works up an appetite like an active vacation and with 12 on-site dining options, showcasing variety from mouthwatering barbecue to campfire treats, Massanutten offers something for every taste, season, and occasion. At Massanutten Resort, there is something for everyone, all within reach – located just two hours from Washington, D.C., and 50 minutes from the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport.
Becca Maroney, Hemsworth Communications
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