It has been reported that people are booking Christmas vacations earlier this year than ever before. Internet search queries for December travel were five times higher this August than last, and U.S. travelers are mostly traveling domestically this holiday season. With travelers looking for less crowded hotels, properties featuring private rental residences offer added value by providing families with a more intimate and personalized experience.
Inns of Aurora, a luxury lakeside boutique resort in the Finger Lakes, has made three of its five inns available for private rental. Each inn is adorned with elaborate holiday ornamentation and complete with resident innkeepers, in-room fireplaces, and private balconies.
Ranging from 7 to 11 guestrooms, private residences offer plenty of room for families to reconnect, with spacious parlors decked out in glistening holiday trees and tinsel, setting the scene for cozy fireside chats and exchanging gifts, and private firepits on the expansive lakefront allowing admiration of the star-filled sky while roasting s’mores.
Families who book private rentals can also add-on customizable amenities like a private chef service to create a festive farm-to-table feast in the inn’s private dining area, as well as private experiences like guided winter hikes with resident Outdoorsmen, holiday tea blending sessions with the Director of Serenity, or seasonal Ayurveda-inspired treatments at the new Spa at the Inns of Aurora.
Village of Aurora is located on the calm shores of Cayuga Lake in the heart of New York’s premier wine region. Designated as a National Historic District and under one square mile, Aurora is a peaceful break from the busy world.