There are many good restaurants in Lake Geneva and nearby for a special evening out. And, there are many additional options for more casual dining or carry out. The Lake Geneva Chamber of Commerce website has short descriptions of several area restaurants which will give you some flavor of their style and cuisine.
Day spas abound in the Lake Geneva area as well as individual shops providing hair and nail care or massage. The Dairy Queen is about a hundred yards up Wells Street, if that happens to fit one’s notion of pampering!
There are many fine golf courses in the area.
Within 5 miles, Hawksview offers a challenging 18 – Como Crossing – and an upscale par 3 course – Barn’s Hollow. Also, at Grand Geneva there are two 18’s, The Brute, featuring numerous water hazards and even more numerous traps and The Highlands, a more links style course.
Within 10 miles, Abbey Springs is a picturesque, challenging course with lots of oaks and several demanding uphill and downhill holes. Also, Geneva National has 3 well manicured, challenging 18’s – The Palmer, The Trevino and The Player, all worthy of their namesakes.
See individual course websites for additional information.
We have been able to team up with two of the areas finest Golf courses to offer a discounted rate for anyone wishing to tee it up while in Lake Geneva.
Abbey Springs – www.abbeysprings.com located 20 minutes from Lake Geneva have a 20% discount available to all Sevenoaks guests.
Hawks View – Just five minute drives away have a special rate for Sevenoaks guests, please call us for details.
Geneva Lake Activities
The particular jewel of the Lake Geneva area is Geneva Lake – an 8 mile long, 135 foot deep, glacier cut lake. In the summer season several boat tours are available leaving from the Riviera Boat Dock in Lake Geneva. A variety of boats and other water sports equipment can be rented at the waterfront.
We are able to offer you the opportunity of getting a massage in the comfort of your suite, call for details, prices from $80 per person or $175 per couple.
For a day of treatments at a local Spa we have a special offer in association with the Avani Spa at The Abbey Resort in Fontana – www.theabbeyresort.com free entry to the spa when you show your Sevenoaks suite key, book early to avoid disappointment Saturdays are particularly busy.
Other Outdoor Activities
Enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding and a great variety of other outdoor activities in and around Lake Geneva. Hike all, or a portion of, the 22-mile footpath around the lake taking in the natural beauty of the lake and marveling at some of the man-made old mansions and spectacular newer homes that front on the lake. Enjoy cycling or biking in the nearby countryside.
The Kettle Moraine with its great trails for hiking, off-road biking, horseback riding and cross country skiing, in season, is a short 30-45 minute drive. See the Kettle Moraine website for further detail.
Alpine Valley, also about 30 minutes away, offers downhill ski slopes in the winter and a series of outdoor concerts in the summer. Downhill skiing is also available at the Grand Geneva resort – a ten minute drive.
Aerial Adventures at 302 E. Townline Rd in Lake Geneva. They feature a High Ropes Challenge Course, Climbing Tower, and 2 Zip Lines 900′ long & 600′ long. All in a naturally wooded setting. We will reopen in mid-April and will be open daily through October. Our website: www.aerialadventureslg.com tel # 262/249-9352.
Special Seasonal Events
Various festivals or special weekends are offered in the local area including the Chocolate Festival in Burlington in late May, the Venetian Festival in August and Winterfest featuring the National Snow Sculpture on a weekend in February in Lake Geneva. The later summer finds many local communities hosting corn roasts and barbeques.
For more information:
Lake Geneva Chamber of Commerce website
Walworth County Tourism website