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Go golfing in Niagara Falls this summer

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

golf landscapeWhile Niagara Falls is known best for its luxurious hotel offerings, the casino, and of course the Falls itself, the Niagara Region is quickly gaining a reputation for having some of the best golf courses in Canada.

Visitors to the Sheraton on the Falls will find dozens of golf courses located less than thirty minutes away from the hotel. See below for a list of just some of the best courses found in the region.

Thundering Waters – Thundering Waters was designed by PGA pro John Daly and is uniquely located 1,500 yards from the Falls. As a six-time winner of Niagara Golf Course of the Year, this course will test the skill levels of all players. Located at 6000 Marineland Parkway Niagara Falls, ON.

Royal Niagara – Located between the Welland Canal, the Bruce Trail and the Niagara Escarpment, Royal Niagara takes advantage of these unique landscapes to create a one of a kind course. Three 9 hole courses are available for players of all skill level. Located at 1 Niagara-on-the-Green Blvd
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.

Legends on the Niagara – Legends is rated one of the top 100 courses in Canada that is comprised of two distinct courses. Each course was designed to accommodate the natural landscape and provide golfers with a rewarding but challenging game. Located at 9172 Willoughby Drive Niagara Falls, ON.

Whirlpool Golf Course – Highly rated since opening in 1951 and located in a spectacular setting against the backdrop of the Whirlpool rapids and the Niagara Gorge. Located at 3351 Niagara River Parkway
Niagara Falls, ON.

We would be delighted to have you stay with us during your golf getaway, please view our excellent accommodations.

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Find the perfect place for relaxation on your summer vacation

Monday, June 10th, 2013

spa tub 800x600NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — The best summer vacation provides the perfect balance of adventure, indulgence and relaxation.

“Niagara Falls has everything that makes for a memorable vacation,” said Sarah Vazquez, Vice-President of Marketing for the Falls Avenue Resort. “With no shortage of exciting activities and attractions to keep you busy in Niagara Falls, it’s sometimes nice to take a break from it all and be treated to a world class spa experience.”

Finding the right spot for relaxation isn’t always easy so she’s compiled a list of what to look for when searching for the perfect relaxing spa getaway:

  • Location—Location is everything. If the location is too far from the hotel and main attractions it can mean that finding transportation will be an added stress to what should be a relaxing experience. The Christienne Fallsview Spa, located in the Sheraton on the Falls in the heart of Niagara Falls high above the Falls, for example, delivers breathtaking views of Niagara Falls from their Fallsview Treatment and Relaxation areas and would be just steps from your hotel room.
  • Innovative Services—A spa that delivers more than the typical treatments is always an added bonus. Average spa treatments can be enjoyed on average days so when you’re on vacation, experience something out of the ordinary. Innovations such as Hydrotherapy Infinity Tubs allow spa-goers to immerse themselves in a whole new level of relaxation (this is so innovative that Christienne is home to one of only six in Canada).
  • Attractive Décor—There’s nothing relaxing about outdated furnishings and an uncomfortable décor. Ensure that the spa you choose cares about the atmosphere and embraces appealing interior design with an emphasis on natural elements like stone accents and exotic woods to help ground you and connect you with the calming side of nature.
  • Affordability—Not that there isn’t room for lavishness, but it never hurts to find an option that can offer luxury treatment at a reasonable price. To find the best value for your stay, look at packages that combine your accommodations with a spa treatment. This not only takes out an extra planning step, it can also help cut down on cost by bundling the offerings up.
  • The Little Things—Going that extra mile and providing that one extra service can make for a perfect spa retreat. Sparing no expense, the best spas ensure that all guest needs are met. Be it an exclusive custom created aromatherapy scent, custom blended tea or even a specialty refreshment beverage, the little bonuses take the average spa experience and makes it extraordinary.
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A Perfect, Peaceful Penthouse Experience

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Ever dream of overlooking and listening to the grand rapids of Niagara Falls from an upscale Suite? The two-storey Penthouse Suite at the Sheraton on the Falls can provide you with this exhilarating experience.

The two-story penthouse includes a step-out balcony, where you can enjoy a glass of wine at night, or a cup of Starbucks coffee in the morning. The Penthouse includes a BOSE music system so you can listen to your favourite tunes while you are either sitting by the fireplace or relaxing in the two-person Jacuzzi.

When it’s time to snooze, just make your way up to the bedroom-loft and feel like you’re sleeping on the clouds with the king size Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. The Sheraton’s Penthouse is really the perfect penthouse experience because it provides one of the best views overlooking the natural wonder.

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