East Wind Long Island
5720 Rte. 25A Wading River, NY 631-929-3500
This Long Island resort has a state-of-the-art spa onsite and is often host to weddings, special events, corporate meetings, retreats and team building events. There are a variety of room types available including suites.
Weddings: Couples who like the idea of a destination wedding but don't want to get on a plane might want to consider East Wind Caterers. The facility, which is on 26 acres, offers an inn, a spa, and nearby vineyards for wine-tasting. Couples can choose from three buildings -- all of which are elaborately decorated with crystal chandeliers, skylights and sconces. "We have three exclusive settings in one magnificent location," said Diane Figari, director of operations. Readers raved about the food, the price and the service. "It was affordable and simply amazing," said Carissa Kupferman, who had her wedding there.
Spa and Salon: The spa is 10,000 sq. feet and has 14 treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room, relaxation lounge, locker room, indoor heated pool and fitness center. Full service hair salon.
Daytime treatments as well as overnight escape spa packages are offered.
Hotel: Offering 50 rooms and suites, indoor pool, 24 hour fitness center.
Restaurant: Desmond's Restaurant and Pub featuring lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch menu; Myra's featuring Starbucks.