Another Reason to Visit

Immersive Getaways at Cape Resorts

We take leisure seriously here at Cape Resorts. Vacations are important. Traditions are paramount. And relaxation is therapeutic. We love seeing guests unwind.
Most often, our guests come with their families for vacation. Or there are the weekend getaways—quick trips to catch one’s breath and have a change of scenery. And of course we play host to many milestone life events. But we want to give you another reason to visit. We believe that our refreshed fall, winter and spring retreat programs will do just that.
Our beloved and beautiful resorts offer the perfect setting and canvas to retreat, relax and learn. Our wellness programs will refresh you. Other immersive programs will teach you. All with the intention to unwind and have fun. The concept for these retreats is simple, really. They naturally play to the characteristics of our properties. They invite you to participate in authentic activities and seminars. They are fun and informative, chock full of opportunities that you can take advantage of at your own pace. Our love of the seasons guides them. Fresh, healthy food anchors them. And they are rooted in the essence of everything we love about the places we steward. In this article, we outline these offerings as an invitation to experience a richer side of Cape Resorts.





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Authentic Farm Escapes

We all could use some grounding these days. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and overstimulated. From smartphones and social media to endless notifications and information overload, we often find ourselves yearning for a break from the digital chaos—a chance to reconnect and nurture a deeper connection with yourself and those you love. And at Beach Plum Farm, our Rooted getaways offer the perfect remedy.
Working with the earth is not only grounding, it is relaxing and calming and tangible. For three days, you’ll be immersed in the rhythms of farm life with different themes to choose from. Our farmers will teach you how to raise backyard chickens or show you how to build and grow in raised beds and small backyard greenhouses, or forage off the land, gaining an understanding of all the edible things right around us. As part of the daily rhythm, you will help gather ingredients from our rows and paddocks, while our Executive Chef will walk you through seasonal recipes tailored to your hand-picked crops. Just imagine the feeling of fulfillment after a day in the fresh air, picking carrots in the morning and roasting them in the evening for dinner. Beach Plum Farm’s beautiful cottage accommodations are the perfect place to call home and the gentle, open spaces provide the perfect setting to explore, create, taste and live in simple harmony with the land.


Our Fall Rooted Themes

Rooted:
Beekeeping

Beach Plum Farm Cottages

Available Monday, March 11
through Thursday, March 14, 2024

Join us at Beach Plum Farm for an immersive three day Rooted retreat focusing on the practice of beekeeping.

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Bees—particularly honeybees—play a vital role in agriculture by facilitating the pollination of many crops. The process of pollination is essential for the reproduction of flowering plants, including many of the fruits and vegetables grown in the fields at Beach Plum Farm. For over a decade, a beekeeping program has been a core focus of our efforts at Beach Plum, and now we invite you to learn the ins-and-outs of beekeeping with three days of interactive seminars.

Included in your Rooted: Beekeeping getaway:

  • Deluxe Overnight Cottage Accommodations
  • A Welcome Dinner Reception in the Hoop House on the Monday night of your arrival, where you'll join our Rooted hosts
  • A Guided Farm Tour on Tuesday morning, led by Christina Albert, Beach Plum Farm's Director of Agriculture
  • Guided Beekeeping Seminars on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, led by expert instructors
  • A Yoga Session in the Kitchen Gardens on Wednesday morning
  • A Farm-to-Table Dinner on Wednesday evening, prepared specially for our Rooted guests
  • Working Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, to refresh and fortify
  • A Farm-Fresh Breakfast each morning of your stay, delivered to your Cottage
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Rooted:
Early Spring Gardening

BEACH PLUM FARM COTTAGES

Available for Three-Night Midweek Stays from March 18 through April 25, 2024

Join Beach Plum Farm Agricultural Director Christina Albert for a hands-on Rooted getaway focused on planning and planting an early Spring garden.

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The farm-to-table movement has grown exponentially in the last five years, but truthfully it is getting to the core of a very ancient practice. It hearkens back to a lifestyle that was both healthy and sustainable: consuming that which is available to us in this environment at this time, in this season. Modern technology has allowed us to use preservatives, expand the lifespan of fruits, vegetables and meats, to a point where this food no longer adds nourishment in the purest sense.

Since its inception in 2016, our Kitchen Garden has thrived as a tangible link between Beach Plum Farm and Cape May's vibrant culinary community. "From the beginning, the philosophy behind the raised beds was to create a place for our Chefs to experiment with different vegetables, fruits, and herbs," says Farm Agricultural Director Christina Albert.

And now, working through different seasons, seeds and soils, we invite you to join Christina in a hands-on gardening workshop.

Included in your Rooted: Early Spring Gardening getaway:

  • Deluxe Overnight Cottage Accommodations
  • A Welcome Dinner Reception in the Hoop House on the Monday night of your arrival, where you'll join our Rooted hosts
  • A Guided Farm Tour on Tuesday morning, led by Christina Albert, Beach Plum Farm's Director of Agriculture
  • Guided Gardening Seminars on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, led by expert instructors
  • A Yoga Session in the Kitchen Gardens on Wednesday morning
  • A Farm-to-Table Dinner on Wednesday evening, prepared specially for our Rooted guests
  • Working Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, to refresh and fortify
  • A Farm-Fresh Breakfast each morning of your stay, delivered to your Cottage
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Rooted:
Foraging Found Flavors

Beach Plum Farm Cottages

Available Monday, October 21
through Thursday, October 24, 2024

An immersive cottage escape, featuring three days of foraging and feasting at Beach Plum Farm. This Rooted getaway incorporates our farm’s entire landscape in a retreat that pairs found treasures with fine food.

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Set out on a guided expedition of Beach Plum Farm's Woodland Marsh Trail and adjoining forests, searching for edible mushrooms, berries and spices—with guided instruction all the way. Upon your return, you'll survey your findings, consulting our Farm Team on textures and flavor profiles. Afterwards, we’ll properly store and cleanse your findings to incorporate in a tailored Farm-to-Table Dinner menu, created with your ingredients as the highlight.

Included in your Rooted: Foraging getaway:

  • Deluxe Overnight Cottage Accommodations
  • A Welcome Dinner Reception in the Hoop House on the Monday night of your arrival, where you'll join our Rooted hosts
  • A Guided Farm Tour on Tuesday morning, led by Christina Albert, Beach Plum Farm's Director of Agriculture
  • Guided Foraging Seminars on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, led by expert instructors
  • A Yoga Session in the Kitchen Gardens on Wednesday morning
  • A Farm-to-Table Dinner on Wednesday evening, prepared specially for our Rooted guests
  • Working Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, to refresh and fortify
  • A Farm-Fresh Breakfast each morning of your stay, delivered to your Cottage
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Rooted:
Autumn Harvest

Beach Plum Farm Cottages

Available Monday, October 28 through Thursday, October 31, 2024

Join Agricultural Director Christina Albert for an immersive Rooted getaway that celebrates autumn on our farm.

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Included in your Rooted: Autumn Harvest getaway:

  • Deluxe Overnight Cottage Accommodations
  • A Welcome Dinner Reception in the Hoop House on the Monday night of your arrival, where you'll join our Rooted hosts
  • A Guided Farm Tour on Tuesday morning, led by Christina Albert, Beach Plum Farm's Director of Agriculture
  • Guided Gardening Seminars on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, led by expert instructors
  • A Yoga Session in the Kitchen Gardens on Wednesday morning
  • A Farm-to-Table Dinner on Wednesday evening, prepared specially for our Rooted guests
  • Working Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, to refresh and fortify
  • A Farm-Fresh Breakfast each morning of your stay, delivered to your Cottage
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Visit CapeResorts.com/Rooted to learn more about these authentic farm cottage retreats at Beach Plum Farm.





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All - Inclusive Wellness

January 2023, we launched our first Intention wellness retreats in Cape May—escapes that center on the basic tenets of mindfulness, healthy, clean cuisine and fresh air. For three days, our guests were immersed in a lifestyle of complete relaxation, one filled with holistic wellness, daily adventures, and incredible, plant-based food. The first of these retreats took place at the Virginia Hotel, a haven of sophisticated design that perfectly married the healthy with the luxurious. Not long after, we hosted the program at the Beach Plum Farm Cottages, which was a natural setting for these wellness getaways. And now, we’re thrilled to make Intention one of our regular fall, winter and spring offerings in Cape May and on Shelter Island.
Spectacular guided hikes—one each day, and each with a surprise— form the basis of our Intention getaways. Private daily massage, as well as expertly-instructed yoga and Pilates-based sessions, relax and fortify mind and body. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included in your stay, each meal lovingly prepared with ingredients picked from our greenhouses.


Intention Winter Wellness at Beach Plum Farm

The Beach Plum Farm Cottages

Available for Three-Night Midweek Stays from February 19 through February 29, 2024

Escape with Intention and enjoy daily wellness classes and farm-fresh cuisine. Immerse yourself in our world this February, staying in our cottages, tasting the fresh crops from our greenhouses, exploring Cape May, and bettering mind and body with expert massage and yoga instruction.

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Spectacular guided hikes—one each day, and each with a surprise—form the basis for our Intention getaways. Explore the hidden pockets of Cape May's landscape, covering miles of coastline, dunes, and reeded shoreline.

Rest follows days of wholesome activity. A private massage, as well as an expertly-instructed yoga session, relax and fortify mind and body.

These escapes offer a robust itinerary of daily activities and classes, as well as meals designed by our farm's Executive Chef, created with an emphasis on our farm’s vegetables and eggs.

Included in this package:

  • A Welcome Dinner on your first night, made using farm-fresh ingredients
  • Daily Breakfast, expertly prepared and delivered to your cottage
  • Daily Lunch, to refresh and fortify
  • Guided Hikes for every ability, around Cape May’s lesser-known trails
  • A Yoga Class, led by expert instructors
  • A Massage Treatment, provided by the Sea Spa
  • A Farm-to-Table Dinner on your final evening
  • All transportation included during your stay
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Monday, February 19 through Wednesday, February 21
Checking out Thursday, February 22, 2024

Book Online Call: (609) 849-9001




Monday, February 26 through Wednesday, February 28
Checking out Thursday, February 29, 2024

Book Online Call: (609) 849-9001






Visit CapeResorts.com/Intention to learn more about our all-inclusive wellness retreats.



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