Activities

Discover exciting adventures, romantic escapades and plenty of family-friendly activities right on the property. Enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a complimentary putting green for aspiring golfers, full equestrian center, and lawn games including croquet, bocce ball, corn hole and life-sized chess. Also, discover the surrounding area and browse local boutique shops, explore local wineries, zoom down zip lines, enjoy exclusive golf privileges at Creighton Farms. Your options for fun in Middleburg are nearly endless.

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Art Classes

Four-person minimum. Single family or single party only per class. Prices do not include tax and gratuity.

WINE & PAINTING

Tuesdays | 7:00 p.m. | $85 per person
Enjoy a fun way to paint and create your own original piece of work while sipping on different local wines. Ages 21 & up.

ARTFUL SATURDAYS

Get your creative juices flowing each Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with any of the offerings from our artist-in-residence, Mary Jennings. Each week enjoy an a la carte menu of art options including:

BRUSH WITH GREATNESS | $75
A fun way to experiment using painting techniques like some of the master artists of our time. Try your hand at painting an original Jackson Paddock or a Vincent Van Woha.
No typo here. We did say, “original” works of art custom to Salamander Resort & Spa. Two hours.

PYRO-GRAPHIC KEEPSAKE | $50
Pyrography is a slow process of burning wood with a specialized heated tool to create a work of art. The smell created in the process is rustic, comforting and may remind you of great times sitting around the campfire with friends. One and a half hours.

CREATIVE SKETCHBOOK | $50
Each artist is lead through a perfectly paced process of drawing and writing in a sketchbook for their keeping. Each artist will build artistic confidence to allow the fullest creative process to come alive. All skill levels welcome and all supplies provided. One and a half hours.

ART TASTINGS | $75
Without tasting, we may never know what we’ve been missing out on. An artful presentation of treats will get your creative juices flowing while you’re guided through a social painting experience, creating a 9x12 finished work on canvas. Two hours.

ART SCAVENGER HUNT

Complimentary | Fitness Center
When the weather is frightful, enjoy an indoor scavenger hunt to discover all the unique art pieces around the resort.
Stop at the Fitness Center for the clue sheet and set off to find all of our most precious pieces by beloved artists

Artful Saturdays is one theme per day; first guest to sign up will determine what class will be offered.
Four-person minimum. Single family or single party only per class. Prices do not include tax and gratuity.

For reservations, please call 540.326.4060

Archery & Axe Throwing

Archery

$35 per person l Ages 8 & up
From beginners to intermediates, this archery class is a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals,
marksmanship and safety behind the fast-growing sport.
Session is scheduled for 45 minutes.

Single family or single party only per session.

Zombie Archery

$50 per person l Ages 8 & up
Prepare for a zombie apocalypse with our fun twist on our archery class. Zombie
targets are added to our regular set up for your aiming pleasure.

Single family or single party only per session.

Axe Throwing 

$50 per person l Ages 18 & up
Axe Throwing is one of the newest activities at the resort and not only combines sport and technique, but will give you an exhilarating feeling of strength and ruggedness. A great way to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the resort, this activity will thoroughly go over several throwing techniques before you participate in a friendly competition. Similar to archery, not only is axe throwing entertaining and unique, but can help you cultivate a skill that is useful in many survival or sporting situations. Relax, kick back, and feel like a lumberjack!

Single family or single party only per session.

Blades & Bows

$75 per person l Ages 18 & up
Experience both archery & axe throwing in the Meadow as a standalone activity.
Sessions are 30 minutes each, scheduled back to back.

Single family or single party only per session.

For reservations or more information, please call 540.326.4060.

Keeping Up With Cupcake

The sweetest member of our team, Cupcake, may be little in size but this miniature horse has a big personality.

Every Friday and Saturday at 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. she joins our team on the Grand Lawn by the terrace to greet our guests and welcome them to their home-away-from-home. Cupcake asks all of her friends to be safe and visit her one at a time. The Equestrian staff will ensure everyone will get the chance to snuggle and snap a photo. Weather permitting.

Cocktails With Cupcake

Our little friend’s festive spirit is perfectly paired with Gold Cup’s Cupcake Cocktail. Only offered while Cupcake is visiting the Living Room, enjoy this libation featuring vanilla vodka, dark and light Godiva, house-made whipped cream topped with rainbow sprinkles. 
$14 per drink.

PRIVATE MEET & GREET

*In adherence with current safety measures, Cupcake is not permitted inside the hotel. At this time, all Private Meet & Greet sessions are arranged at an outdoor location. Please contact Equestrian Center for bookings. 

Add a visit from Cupcake to any meeting, executive conference, banquet event, wedding or even a guest room get together for a welcome surprise! She is the perfect touch for a unique experience while visiting horse country and a delight for kids of all ages.
Visits during the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm $135+
Visits during the hours of 4:00pm-7:00pm $250+

COSTUMES WITH CUPCAKE

Groom and dress up our mini-horse, Cupcake, in a Halloween costume of your choice!
*only offered in October. 
$100+ Ages 5+ 

PHOTO SHOOTS

Cupcake is available for photo shoots on the resort property with families, wedding parties and kids. She will be groomed and braided to look her best for your special photos. An Equestrian staff member will accompany Cupcake to the photo shoot location and assist as needed. 
During the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm $135+ 
During the hours of 4:00pm-7:00pm $250+

Please feel free to visit Cupcake anytime at the Equestrian Center. 
For reservations or more information, please call 844.303.2723

 

Weather permitting, subject to change.

Daily Family Activites

Salamander Resort & Spa is bustling with fun-filled games, clever crafts and team competitions that families can enjoy everyday. We've created a full itinerary of activities destined to spark imaginations, inspire laughter and keep everyone entertained.

FAMILY CRAFTS

Kids and parents alike will love the opportunity to embrace their imaginative side while creating one-of-a-kind jewelry, keepsakes and more. Prices vary per project. Single family or single party only. 

TIE DYE T-SHIRTS | Create your own vibrant t-shirt with the Salamander logo. Youth XS to adult XXL. $20

SURVIVAL BRACELETS | Lost in the woods? Make this basic survival bracelet which offers eight feet of rope at a moment’s notice. $15

TEDDY BEAR MAKING | Stuff, fluff and build your very own stuffed animal. $20 for each animal, $10 accessories available.

GEL CANDLES | Custom make your very own candle using colored gel wax. $15

PERFECT PLATES | Create a beautiful work or art using a plate as your canvas. $15

MAGNET PAINTING | Plaster horse, seasonal and Salamander logo magnets that are painted with acrylic paint. $5

FAMILIES ACTIVITIES 

Test your trivia skills, search high and low on a spirited scavenger hunt, make waves with a wacky game of water polo and watch the smiles light up the day with these one-of-a-kind, family-fun activities. The theme for each time slot is determined by the first family to sign up. Family activities are complimentary by request. Available for single family or single party.

BANANA GRAMS | Using your own letters and board, compete against players to form as many words possible. Similar to Scrabble, but with an exciting twist.

GIANT JENGA | Don’t pull the wrong block! Test your skills on strategically stacking giant Jenga pieces.

KAN JAM | A popular backyard game played with two teams, two cans and a Frisbee.

CORN HOLE | A team game where beanbags are tossed at a goal to earn points.

PICK UP GAMES | Flag football, Ultimate Frisbee, Whiffle Ball, Kickball or Basketball. Pick wisely!

Must be booked in advance. For reservations, please call 540.326.4060

Indoor Pool

When the weather is frightful, take a dip in our indoor pool. Located in our state-of-the-art fitness center, our pool is a perfect treat after a tough workout or just a fun day with the family.

Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

For reservations or more information, please call 540.326.4060.

Fitness

PERSONAL TRAINING SESSION

$75 an hour for resort guests, $85 non-resort guest | Fitness Center
Who says traveling has to negatively affect your fitness goals? Meet your 2019 goals with our personal training sessions and new certified trainer for Personal Training as well as Group Fitness. In addition to providing you with an individualized workout based on your needs and goals, we can do health assessments for BMI, waist circumference and body fat percentage; sessions for injury prevention; weight management and overall wellness techniques; introduce new exercises to avoid plateaus and keep workouts motivating; and create long term and short term goals for positive lifelong exercise habits.

PRIVATE GROUP FITNESS

Prices vary on group size | Fitness Center
Our private group fitness classes are perfect for any group looking for a fun way to exercise together. For complete list of class options, please visit the website. Reservations are required.

MEDITATION CLASSES

Complete fitness means keeping your mind healthy in addition to your body. Meditation is a great way to reduce stress levels, improve concentration, and fine-tune awareness of your mental and physical state. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, try a meditation class and make your stay here even more relaxing! Advanced reservations required. $20 per person. 45 MINUTES.

FAMILY YOGA

What better way to enjoy family bonding during your stay, than enjoying a Yoga class for the whole family! This class incorporates beginner yoga and partner yoga postures to get the body moving in a free and silly way, building a sense of togetherness while having fun. Advanced reservations required. $20 per person. 45 MINUTES.

Reservations are required. To book, please call 540.326.4060.

Equestrian Programs

All trails lead here. The equestrian center is one of the most unique features of Salamander Resort & Spa. With 25 acres dedicated to entry-level equestrian use, our beautiful Equestrian Center features a 14,000-square-foot stable complete with 22 stalls, nine beautiful paddocks and a spectacular outdoor riding arena with ThorTurf footing.

COUNTRYSIDE GROUP TRAIL RIDES

$135 per person | Ages 10 & up
Discover the natural beauty of our countryside while riding our gentle trail horses. Your guide will take you through the wooded trails for a one hour leisurely walk to explore the resort grounds and picturesque countryside. Weather and ground conditions permitting.

STONE WALL PRIVATE TRAIL RIDE

$235 per person | Ages 10 & up
Designed for the more experienced and educated rider or those who seek more solitude in the woods and fields.
One hour guided ride for one or multiple riders. Weather and ground conditions permitting.

RIDING LESSONS

$135 per person | Ages 5 & up
Enjoy a private, one-hour instruction on one of our seasoned lesson horses and ponies. All lessons are conducted by our experienced staff and focus on balanced seat, centered riding, hunt seat on the flat, basic dressage and stock seat. Lessons may include grooming, leading, ground safety and riding. We do not offer jumping instruction. Weather permitting.

SALAMANDER HORSEMANSHIP CLUB

$400 per person | Ages 10 & up
For the horse-crazy child or adult! Spend half the day in the world of horses with Essential Horsemanship, Equine Communication, Stable Management, a Riding Lesson and a Trail Ride. Each participant receives an official Equestrian Center hat, photo of your favorite horse and a keepsake photo frame.

ESSENTIAL HORSEMANSHIP

$135 per person | Ages 5 & up
Whether you are new to horses or wanting to add to your equestrian skills, this program can cover anything from grooming and handling techniques to braiding, bandaging, tacking (English or Western) and everything in between. One hour in stables.

EQUINE COMMUNICATION

$135 per person | Ages 8 & up
This unique program partners horse and human to enlighten on the topics of leadership, authenticity, clear communication and the impact of body language and energy. Explore the world of “horse whispering” and experience an interaction like none other. 1-2 hours. Group rates available.

PONY RIDE

$35 per child | Ages 2-4 
Make lifetime memories as your little one enjoys a 10-minute ride on one of our adorable ponies! Parent or guardian must side-walk with child.
Reservations for Pony Rides are booked on the day of only, no future bookings.
Please call the Equestrian Center at 540.326.4085

PAINT-A-PONY

$135 per person | Ages 5 & up
Learn about our horse’s coat colors, markings and breeds. Followed by painting your own model horse to look like one of the Salamander horses or your dream horse! A short pony ride is also included. One hour in Stables.

EQUESTRIAN PRICE SHEET

For reservations or more information, please call 844.303.2723
*A 22% service charge is added to all equestrian activities.

Zip Lining

Empower Adventures is the ultimate adventure destination. With adventure experiences that create lasting memories with family and friends to world-class leadership development programs, we give you the tools to escape the ordinary for the extraordinary. Each eco-experience and adventure is guided by our professional staff to provide exceptional support and encouragement. You're certain to feel energized and empowered as you seize the day and accomplish more than you imagined! The full Treetop Zip Tour course spans 20 acres and is comprised of zip lines varying in length from 90’ to 675’ and two suspension bridge crossings. 

Treetop Zip Tour

$149 per person | Ages 7+
When you take a step off the platform and zip through the tree top canopy, it will be an experience you will truly never forget. Gliding from tree top platform to tree top platform, you’ll go across five different zip lines varying in length from 275' to 675' and two suspension sky bridges. The course spans over 20 acres and is over a half mile long.

Kiddo Zip

$75 per child | Ages 4-7
For our youngest resort guests, this zip line experience is designed to be the perfect amount of fun, thrill and excitement to leave them feeling accomplished and proud of their adventurous side. With a guide, each kiddo zips our 275’ zip line three times! Minimum age is four-years-old.

Moonlight Zip Tour

Fridays & Saturdays June - August | 8:00 p.m. | $149 per person | Ages 7+
Zip line at night under the stars! Enjoy an adventurous thrilling zip line tour through the treetop canopy by moonlight for an unforgettable summer night.

Adventure Trifecta

$297 per person | Ages 7+
Experience our most popular adventures in one day with this deluxe package. You'll enjoy the thrill of the Treetop Zip Tour, Intro to Rappelling and then hit the ground to experience the Intro to Survival excursion. Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts with a love of eco-adventures.

Intro to Rappel

$75 per person | Ages 7+
A shorter version of our rappelling adventure, this experience will allow you to cross rappelling off your bucket list. This is an ideal option to add to the Treetop Zip Tour.

Deluxe Rappel

$99 per person | Ages 7+
From our rappelling station in the treetops, you'll learn how to stand and hook up to your belay line and lower yourself to the ground through the use of a climbing rope and rappelling device.

Zip & Rappel

$198 per person | Ages 7+
Following our Treetop Zip Tour, you'll learn how to stand and hook up your belay line and lower yourself to the ground through the use of a climbing rope and rappelling device.

Intro to Survival

$75 per person | Ages 7+
Enjoy a taste of surviving in the great outdoors with this abbreviated version of the more in-depth Deluxe Survival. Ideal for those who want to gain a bit of survival experience.

Deluxe Survival

$99 per person | Ages 7+
Alongside experienced instructors, you'll learn valuable life-saving techniques including shelter building and water purification, rope skills and self-rescue techniques.

Zip & Survival

$198 per person | Ages 7+
Following a Treetop Zip Tour, your guide will lead you through an intro to orienteering and the critical outdoor survival tasks of shelter building and animal trapping. This is ideal if you've always wanted to learn outdoor skills, but didn't want to have to use them as a way of life.

Zip & Sip at Gold Cup Wine Bar

$159 per person | Ages 21+
Following your Treetop Zip Tour experience, all participants over the age of 21 will receive a drink voucher valid at the Gold Cup Wine Bar here at Salamander Resort & Spa. Must be 21 or older to receive drink voucher.

Zip & Zen

$305 per person | Ages 7+
After your exhilarating Treetop Zip Tour, you'll be transformed into a zen state with a 50 minute Well-Being Massage at the Salamander Spa. This signature Swedish-style massage will relieve stress and ease tension.

Zip & Ride

$245 per person | Ages 7+
Following your Treetop Zip Tour, saddle up for a one hour guided trail ride where you'll discover the natural beauty of our countryside while riding our gentle trail horses.

Kiddo Zip & Ride

$170 per person | Ages 4-7
For our younger guests, they can set their sights on enjoying the combination of the exciting fun of a Kiddo Zip with the awe-inspiring experience of an hour of pony grooming and pony ride adventure.

For reservations and to learn more about all of our zip line experiences, please call Empower Adventures at 540-692-ZIP1 or email us at [email protected]

Please make all reservations 24 hours in advance as preference in scheduling will be given to our resort guests. A 23% service charge is added to all Empower Adventures activities.

RIVER FLOATS

Cool off from the summer heat with an afternoon on the Shenandoah or Potomac River. With one of Ashby Gap Adventures' experienced guides, relax on the water with a half day or full day guided river float or add to the adventure with a guided fly-fishing float.

HALF DAY GUIDED RIVER FLOAT

2 - 4 hours |  $375 per group of up to 6 guests | $425 with catered lunch
Take in the sights and sounds of the river in the company of friends or family on a private half-day trip. Either paddle yourself in a kayak or relax and let one of Ashby Gap Adventures experienced guides row you down the river in their comfortable, custom-built guided raft with padded seats for each guest. Snacks and drinks provided. Ages 6 and up. Maximum group size of 18 in rafts, 12 in kayaks.

FULL DAY GUIDED RIVER FLOAT

4 - 8 hours |  $525 per group of up to 6 guests
Enjoy time on the water with friends and family as your guide immerses you in the beauty of the rivers for a full day of sightseeing, swimming and learning about the river. Decide on whether you want to paddle yourself for the day in one of their comfortable kayaks, or let one of Ashby Gap Adventures experienced guides row you down the river in their custom-built raft with padded seats for each guest. Catered sandwiches/salads, snacks and drinks provided for a shore lunch. Ages 6 and up. Maximum group size of 18 in rafts, 12 in kayaks.

GUIDED FISHING OR FLY-FISHING FLOAT

5 - 8 hours |  $525 per boat of 1 to 2 fishing guests
Pursue smallmouth bass and other sportfish with a light spin fishing tackle or a flyrod with our veteran guides on the serene waters. Tackle, flies and/or lures provided. Catered sandwiches/salads, snacks and drinks provided for a shore lunch. Ages 10 and up. Maximum of 12 guests, pending guide availability.

For reservations, please call 540.955.7179.

Hiking

GUIDED HIKE

Join one of our enthusiastic recreation guides for a subtle hike focused on just getting outside and learning about the resort, Middleburg and the countryside. 45 minutes, $25 per person

ADVANCED NATURE HIKE

For those who enjoy rigorous and strenuous hikes, stomp along with one of our recreation guides as we take you deep into our trails on the resort grounds. Prepare to work up a sweat! 45 minutes, $25 per person

GUIDED VIRGINIA HIKE

Tuesdays | Sky Meadows State Park | $65 per person
Enjoy this off-site excursion to explore our surrounding area! Sky Meadows State Park is an 1,862-acre park in the Virginia state park system. It is located in northwest Fauquier County, Virginia in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We will depart the resort at 7:00 a.m. and enjoy a one and half hour guided-hike. Four person minimum. Advanced reservations are required.

Single family or single party only with one guide. For reservations or more information, please call 540.326.4060.

Overnight Stabling

Your beloved equine companion will enjoy Five-Star care and attention from the professional & experienced staff at the Salamander Resort & Spa's Equestrian Center. Explore our trails, cap with local Hunts, and enjoy the convenience of being only minutes from competitions and show grounds.

$150 per night, per horse/stall includes:

  • Spacious 12x12 box stall with a rear dutch door, ceiling fan and generously bedded with pine shavings
  • Each stall is equipped with water buckets, feed tub, Himalayan salt block and stall guard
  • Free choice quality hay (or as supplied by Owner)
  • Stalls are cleaned and bedded daily
  • Feeding as instructed by Owner
  • Thorough daily wellness checks
  • Private turnout in grass paddocks (weather permitting)
  • Blanketing, fly masks and fly spray applied
  • Tack and equipment storage
  • Complimentary trailer parking
  • Trailer Cleaning and re-bedding
  • A Grooming/Bathing session
  • Tack Cleaning


Overnight Boarders are invited to enjoy the luxurious amenities of the Equestrian Center:

  • Beautiful ride-out on 340 acres of resort's property and trails
  • Wash stalls with hot & cold water
  • Horse laundry services available for saddle pads, horse boots and leg wraps
  • 120’x140’ Outdoor Arena with synthetic footing, poles and standards
  • Round Pen

In addition to full care, Owners may choose extra pampering for their horse with our a la carte options (additional charges apply):

  • Professional massage and equine body work specialists on site
  • Grooming and clipping
  • Bathing
  • Schooling or training rides
  • Lunging, ground work or round penning
  • Hand walking or grazing
  • Tack up/untack service


To reserve a stall please call the Equestrian Center at 540.326.4085 or email [email protected]

Mountain Bike Rentals

Trek Mountain Bike Rental

Hit the trails on a mountain bike or take a leisurely cruise into Middleburg for shopping. Youth (6 – 12 year olds) and adult sizes are available based on height. Three hours, $30 per person.

Sunset Bike Ride

The perfect opportunity to experience a striking sunset while enjoying the gentle air on this leisurely guided tour. $25 per person.

Bicycle Riding Lesson

Appreciate the outdoors while you learn the skills you need to enjoy our marked trail system or a family stroll into Middleburg. 30-minute program; ages 5 and up; $30 per person.

For reservations, please call 540.326.4060.

Fishing

Located off the Grand Lawn, our stocked pond is waiting for you. Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of catch-and-release fishing.

FISHING POLE Rental

No fishing license is needed to rent our fishing poles and dip a line in our pond. Resort guest complimentary, local guest $10 fee. Catch and release only.

Beginner Fisherman | $35 per person

Spend the morning learning the basics of fishing in the Salamander pond, from selecting the right gear to casting fundamentals. Catch and release only. Thirty-minute program; ages 6-15 years old.

For more information, please call 540.326.4060

Disc Golf

We now have a nine-hole disc golf course! Rent one of our complimentary discs, grab the family and explore the resort grounds while enjoying this popular game.

DISC GOLF LESSON

$35 per person
Never played disc golf before? One of our recreation professionals teaches you the basics of the game in a quick round of disc golf on the resort's new course. Learn rules of the game, disc choice and throw techniques.

For reservations or more information, please call 540.326.4060.

Splash Pool & Cafe

Make a Splash.

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Hours

Open daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays & Saturdays until 7:00 pm

Chill out. Cool off. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors! Welcome to Splash Pool & Cafe, Salamander Resort & Spa’s reprieve tucked away in the Virginia countryside. Bring the shades, lather on the sunscreen, and settle into a comfy lounge chair with a specialty drink and your favorite summer read. At Splash Pool & Cafe, relaxation is key and the intimate surroundings make it easy to lay back and soak up some glorious sunshine.

When the sun begins to notch up the temperature, there’s plenty of ways to keep cool. Take a comfortable swim in the pool or make your way over to the two cascading water features where kids (big and small) will undoubtedly find refreshing jets of shooting water endlessly entertaining. Throughout the day, the Splash team will be on hand to offer delicious complimentary treats and other summer amenities.

Stay for lunch and enjoy Splash Cafe’s hearty menu of backyard favorites to appease every appetite as well as summer-friendly cocktails and beer.

Weather permitting. For additional information, please call 540.326.4070.

Resort guests only.

Shinola Bicycles

SHINOLA LUXURY BICYCLES RENTALS

$30 per person.

Rent our exclusive Shinola bicycles for an exciting adventure! Roll into Middleburg to discover the charming city or enjoy one of the many vineyards in our area. The story of every Shinola bicycle begins in the legendary Waterford Precision Cycles factory in Wisconsin. Each lightweight steel frame is individually handcrafted to Shinola's specifications and design, with Shinola's unique geometry, dropouts and fork crown. After the frames and forks are welded and painted at Waterford, they’re shipped to Shinola's Detroit Flagship store for final assembly by their master mechanics.

Our Shinola bicycles also have a rack that perfectly fits our picnic baskets. To place your order for a customized picnic basket, please call 540.326.4070.

Inspired by the enduring French style of Porteur bicycles first used by newspaper couriers in Paris, the Runwell delivers a classic blend of urban style and practicality. Available in both men’s and women’s models and meticulously designed to yield the best characteristics of a lugged steel frame and fork, the Runwell is engineered for predictable and smooth handling on any terrain. The internal cable routing and virtually maintenance-free Shimano Alfine 11-speed internal hub mean daily riders will rarely need to worry about adjustment, upkeep or exposure to the elements. With a hand-built frame and fork, responsive handling, unrivaled stopping power and classic styling—the Runwell is truly a unique and worthy voice in the crowd.

Shinola was conceived with the belief that products should be well made and built to last. As makers of modern watches, bicycles, journals and leather goods, Shinola stands for skill at scale, the preservation of craft and the beauty of industry.

Falconry

ULTIMATE FALCONRY EXPERIENCE

Saturdays | $180 per person
A more in-depth falconry experience, we start by learning about field training techniques and care of these magnificent raptors, before the thrill of a lifetime. Watch as one of these beautiful birds fly to your gloved arm from 20 feet high or approaching from 100 feet away. Reservation required, timing based on seasonality.

Single family or single party only. Four person minimum. Reservations required, please call 540.326.4060.

Start time varies based on season.

Basketball

Basketball Rental

Work on your jump shot or play a pick-up game with loved ones. Basketball court is located next to the Putting Green and Tennis Courts. Pick up is at the Fitness Center, first come first serve. Complimentary.

Youth Basketball Lesson

Join our instructor at the basketball court and learn fundamental skills to propel you to the next level of your game. 30 minute program, $30 per person.

For reservations, please call 540-326-4060.

Putting Green

Practice your chipping and putting skills on our state-of-the-art putting green. Warm up before a day on the course or work on your form on our five hole green.

Putters and chipping wedges available for complimentary rental in the Fitness Center for Resort guests only. 

For reservations, please call 540.326.4060.

Tennis

Tennis Private Lesson or Hit Lesson

Learn to master your skills with a certified instructor from Blue Chip Tennis Academy on our beautiful courts overlooking the woods. 60-minute private tennis lesson or learn to serve heat with a hit lesson. $125 per person.

For reservations, please call 540-326-4060.

Wineries

There are more than twenty wineries within 30 minutes of Salamander Resort & Spa which attract visitors from all walks of life, making Middleburg one of the top wine destinations in the country. Each winery can be found in a unique location surrounded by either lavish scenery, breathtaking views or historic sites. Sip, relax and enjoy as you learn about each winery's unique story.

For more information or to arrange transportation to our local wineries, please call our concierge at 540.326.4020.


Golf

Some of the best golf in the Washington, DC region, is within minutes of the resort. Highlighted by our exclusive arrangement with The Club at Creighton Farms, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, our concierge and reservations team will assist you in creating the ultimate golf experience.

We also partner with Bull Run Golf Club, Evergreen Country Club and Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club for your pleasure.

Please allow our concierge team to book a tee time for you during your stay by sending your request to: [email protected]

Middleburg Main Street

A truly unique boutique experience. There are more than 100 unique shops and restaurants in the village of Middleburg, and we know every owner. After even the briefest visit to this friendly village, you will too. Middleburg’s shops offer a wide range of fashions, home décor, local markets and wine. Our concierges will give insider tips for enjoying the day, arrange for your purchases to be shipped home, and schedule for courtesy transportation to and from the village.

 

To learn more about Middleburg or schedule transportation, please call our concierge at 540.326.4020.

National Sporting Library

All around Middleburg are a fascinating treasure trove of attractions, both historic and captivating, waiting to be discovered. With more than 160 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Middleburg is known for its natural beauty, historic charm and Southern hospitality.

To learn more about the Town of Middleburg, please visit here or call our concierge at 540.326.4020.