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15 08, 2020

Journey through the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

2020-10-02T22:44:21+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Breweries in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

Wine is delicious year-round, and it always seems to taste better on vacation. On your next trip to the Geneva, NY, area, consider dedicating an afternoon to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. This wine trail is a true oenophile’s journey, with stops at each unique winery in the area. Whether you want to visit purely for the wine trail and visit all of the wineries or if you just want to spend an afternoon tasting, we created a guide to some of our favorite wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. All are located near Belhurst Castle. You’re not far [...]

15 07, 2020

Bring Your Family to an Ice Cream Shop in Geneva, NY

2020-09-15T20:22:03+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Things to Do in Geneva NY|

Geneva, NY, is home to some fabulous ice cream shops - and who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? If you’re out and about fishing, boating, or shopping, ice cream will be the perfect sweet treat for you and your family before heading back to Belhurst Castle, just a few minutes away from all of the best ice cream shops in Geneva, NY.  The 2 Best Ice Cream Shops in Geneva, NY There are several ice cream shops in the Geneva area, but we want to tell you about the two very best ice cream shops around. [...]

1 06, 2020

Go Fishing in the Finger Lakes

2020-09-01T20:01:56+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

The Finger Lakes are unique and beautiful lakes located in New York. Whether you want to go fishing in the Finger Lakes while your wife is at the spa, or make a whole family day out of it, New York is the perfect place to vacation! A Finger Lakes Fishing Guide The eleven glacially formed Finger Lakes are located in central and western New York are home to some wonderful fishing, with bold cold and warm water fish. Fish from the shore with a bobber or go deep trolling from a boat, we promise that your afternoon of fishing will [...]

29 04, 2020

A Comprehensive Finger Lakes Hiking Guide

2020-04-29T12:19:11+00:00Finger Lakes Activities, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes|

New York’s Finger Lakes span approximately 9,000 square miles, covering nearly six million acres of rolling hills, still lakes, racing creeks, and historic villages. There are many ways to explore this vast, undeniably picturesque landscape, including bicycling, kayaking, boating, birding, or backpacking. However, the preferred method of exploration for guests here at luxurious Belhurst Castle is a good, old-fashioned hiking expedition. It’s no secret that the Finger Lakes hiking scene is dotted with jaw-dropping waterfalls, but don’t overlook this region’s dense forestry, curious wildlife, and long-forgotten railways. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, after all. A 20-Stop Finger [...]

13 02, 2020

Isabella Spa & Salon: The Best Finger Lakes Spa

2020-04-29T12:21:22+00:00Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes in Winter, Finger Lakes Spa, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Wedding Venues in Geneva NY|

Belhurst Castle’s old-world charm, Romanesque Revival architecture, and Medina sandstone make up the history of the three-story marvel. Guests have prompt access to many upscale conveniences, such as gourmet cuisine, a vino tasting room, and, of course, an array of soothing spa services. In fact, the on-site Isabella Spa & Salon has evolved into the premier Finger Lakes spa, thanks to a team of well-traveled, certified massage therapists. The spa is named after a beautiful Italian opera singer and a star-cross lover with ties to the castle, as legend has it. As you can imagine, Isabella Spa & Salon allures [...]

14 06, 2019

Splash into Summer with These Finger Lakes Activities

2019-11-14T21:11:14+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels|

Summer is finally here to stay at Belhurst Castle, a one-of-a-kind romantic getaway located in New York’s jaw-dropping Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes region is known for its vineyards, waterfalls, hiking trails, and fall foliage, but several water-based adventures will help you beat the heat this summer. Our luxurious waterfront castle is a short drive from all of the top-rated Finger Lakes activities, such as kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and windsurfing. Whether you’re hoping to board a relaxing cruise ship, paddle along Canandaigua Lake, or splash inside a nearby waterpark, you’ll quickly discover the allure of a midsummer water-filled escape [...]

14 05, 2019

Things to Do in the Finger Lakes This Summer

2019-11-14T21:17:59+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Activities, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

There is a seemingly never-ending amount of memorable things to do in the Finger Lakes, including adventurous outdoor activities, eclectic shopping, and breathtaking vineyards, near Belhurst Castle, a one-of-a-kind luxury getaway located in Geneva, NY. Spend your afternoons paddling on pristine lakes, relaxing at wineries, and picking berries at countryside farms. You can also swim, fish, and sail in one of our most serene bodies of water as well as hike amid jaw-dropping gorges and waterfalls at a nearby state park such as Watkins Glen, where events range from wine and cheese festivals to NASCAR races. Keep reading to [...]

13 04, 2019

All Aboard! 3 Unique Seneca Lake Boat Tours

2020-04-30T19:30:37+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes|

With summer rapidly approaching, it’s finally time to turn our attention to summer’s splendor. As the temperatures continue to rise and the Finger Lake wilderness jolts back to life, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers set their sights on Seneca Lake. On the north end of Seneca Lake lies Geneva, NY, a quintessential harbor town filled with ice cream shops, local wineries, and the prettiest castle in the state. On the lake’s southern reach rests Watkins Glen State Park, a spellbinding natural wonder. We like to think that Geneva (and beautiful Belhurst Castle, for that matter) offers an idyllic blend [...]

14 03, 2019

Spring into Relaxation

2019-11-14T21:34:33+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Activities, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

Whether you're looking for pleasant things to do in Geneva NY or a relaxing trip, our beautiful Belhurst Castle is a relaxing place to unwind and the perfect spot to celebrate any occasion in Finger Lakes Wine Country.  Unique Accommodations Choose from one of our three unique properties, our Castle Chambers Hotel, Vinifera Inn, or our White Springs Manor. When you stay in our Castle Chambers Hotel, select one of our 11 historical rooms, or one of three private cottages. For a touch of modern stay in one of our 20 Vinifera Inn guestrooms with stunning views of Seneca [...]

14 01, 2019

A Romantic Escape to Geneva NY

2019-11-14T21:45:21+00:00Finger Lakes Activities, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes|

Valentine's Day is almost here, so if you're still looking to impress your sweetheart with a unique gift,  book a trip to Belhurst. Every girl dreams of a romantic getaway in a castle with their prince charming. We can help you make this romantic getaway to the shore of Seneca Lake. Private Accommodations Overlooking Seneca Lake At Belhurst, we have three unique hotels to accommodate all your needs. Choose to stay in our Castle Chambers or one of our three private cottages. You could also book Vinifera Inn, our modern hotel which offers stunning views of Seneca Lake. If [...]