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March Out Of The City For A March Break Staycation!

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Located just 45 minutes north of the GTA, in the heart of some of Ontario’s most picturesque countryside, Hockley Valley Resort is a year-round destination specializing in family fun. With 104 guestrooms and suites, the resort will feel like home in no time. Head north and gather your family for a week of concentrated memory-making! 

What’s there to do? Get out there and enjoy some great spring skiing and snowboarding! They’ve got 16 runs for all levels, a magic carpet run for beginners and an upper and lower freestyle terrain park.  Feeling rusty? Book a lesson for a quick refresher. Feeling confident but want some expert pointers? Step up your game with an advanced lesson. Don’t forget to visit the Ski Café for a relaxing break and a bite of lunch. Looking for some quieter family time, but still want to enjoy the great outdoors? Take in the beautiful views while cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or hiking the trails.

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For inside fun, family activities abound! The days and nights are filled with arts and crafts, culinary crafts, special guests, movie nights and bonfires with s’mores—not to mention the indoor pool and games room. You definitely won’t be hearing “I’m bored” this week!

March Break is for adults too! Planning an adults-only visit or getting some quality me-time? The hot tub, sauna and fitness centre are always popular, be sure to book an appointment at the luxurious 8,000 sq. ft. spa, complete with 18 treatment rooms, lounges and a Spa Café. Enjoy the uplifting aromas, the silence and the serenity with a spa day to remember.

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Besides all the amenities offered at the resort, there’s also a beautiful winery nearby. Adamo Estate Winery is a small-batch winery located just 1 km up the road from the resort. With tasty treats from the Paddock Café, a retail space, tasting bar and more, you’ll love the unique atmosphere, gorgeous views and award-winning wines.

Hungry? Hockley Valley Resort has your meals and après ski covered too! Your culinary experience will be defined by their farm-to-table philosophy. The à la carte menu celebrates the best of local cuisine, using only the freshest ingredients from local farmers and artisans.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet in Restaurant 85, with a fantastic backdrop of the ski hills. For lunch or mid-afternoon breaks, Babbo offers a contemporary feel with a small-bites menu, perfect for in between meals. Make a reservation in cabin for lunch or dinner, their family-friendly atmosphere, extensive menu and open-concept kitchen are sure to impress.

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If you’re looking to get away this March Break, take advantage of Hockley Valley Resort’s March Break Package. Along with your accommodation, the package includes full buffet breakfast, ski lift tickets and access to all amenities and fun. Plan a staycation this year and make it a week your family will never forget! For the full March Break package details, please visit

For additional incentives, be sure to book your March Break stay before February 28th!

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