Suncadia Resort, located 80 miles east of Seattle, in Cle Elum, Washington, is the perfect destination for families, couples and golfers. Those looking for a blend of outdoor activities, spa service and fine dining in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest will find it all at this unique resort.

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1.Suncadia Resort Accommodations

Suncadia Resort Accommodations  

Suncadia offers several choices in accommodations. The Lodge at Suncadia, inspired by the lodgings found in National Parks, is a 254 room condominium hotel. It offers studios, one bedroom and two bedroom guest rooms, as well as two bedroom guest suites and penthouses. Room amenities include Keurig single-cup coffee makers, an outdoor hot tub (in select suites), room service, full kitchens, gas fireplaces, pet friendly rooms upon request, turndown service upon request and stacked washers and dryers.

The Inn at Suncadia features fourteen exclusive guest rooms and four suites, featuring gas fireplaces, mini refrigerators, down comforters, outdoor balconies with rocking chairs and deep soaking bath tubs. The Trail Head Condominiums were designed to act as a base for guest’s mountain activities. Amenities include flat screen televisions, large kitchens with full size appliances, full size washers and dryers, Japanese Ofuro soaking tubs in the master suites, high speed wireless Internet and gas fireplaces.

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In addition, Suncadia offers over thirty Luxury Vacation Homes for rental, each with its own unique style, stocked with various necessities and toiletries. Examples include 77 Big Hill Drive, located across from the Suncadia Swim and Fitness Center, which includes two bedrooms, two and a half baths, a four seasons porch and a loft that can be used both for entertaining as well as for overflow sleeping accommodations. The property at 141 Cake Box has three bedrooms, three and a half baths, vaulted ceilings, high end furniture, a repurposed wood mantle in the living room, a fifty inch LED TV with Dish Network, DVR Capabilities and a Blue Ray/DVD Player. The house at 1480 Pinegrass Loop boasts five bedrooms, four baths, state of the art kitchen appliances, a fire pit in the backyard and expansive views of the Cle Elum River Valley.

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2.Dining at Suncadia

Dining at Suncadia  

Dining options at Suncadia include Portals, which serves sophisticated, yet home-style fare, made with locally sourced ingredients, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast menu options include: The Cast Iron Cinnamon Roll, with Saigon cinnamon and cream cheese icing; the Seasonal Fruit Plate, served with a locally sourced honey yogurt dip; the Benedict Board, with farm fresh eggs, Canadian Bacon and Hollandaise sauce, served over an English Muffin; and the Chorizo & Egg Burrito, with aged cheddar, green chilies, pico de gallo and ancho sour cream.

The lunch menu features: Cast Iron Beef Tenderloin Tips, with roasted garlic, demi-glace and Rouge River smoky blue cheese; Kale Blossom Salad, with radicchio, quinoa, pumpkin seeds and oranges, served with a green goddess dressing; and Pacific Northwest Fish Tacos, with a cabbage-fennel slaw, cilantro jalapeño crema, avocado and pico de gallo. Dinner selections include: Foraged Mushroom Cobbler, with leeks and truffle chevre, served with a cheddar scallion biscuit; Gorgonzola Ravioli, with walnuts, brown butter, green beans, roasted golden tomatoes and fresh herbs; Pan Seared Rainbow Trout, with heirloom potatoes, hazelnut brown butter, green beans and roasted tomatoes; and Flourless Chocolate Torte, with macerated strawberries and sweet cream. A children’s menu is also available.

Fifty Six° is perfect for meals on the go or to share plates with family and friends. Menu choices include: The Suncadia Cheese Board, with select local cheeses, a locally sourced honeycomb, fruit and grilled breads; Glondo’s Sausage Flatbread, with cured tomatoes, marinated mushrooms, pearl onions and pesto; and the Miner’s Dust Chicken Sandwich, with ancho barbeque aioli, onion marmalade, spinach and bacon.

The Canary Lounge is a casual dining spot, open seasonally for lunch, happy hour and dinner. Mulligans at the Turn is located at Prospector Golf Course and offers light fare such as sandwiches, snacks and beverages.

Coal House Caffe is part coffee house, deli, and general store, offering snacks and beverages, as well as gifts, sundries, Nike fleece jackets, scarves, wine and gluten-free products.

The Swiftwater Cellars Winery features a tasting bar and full service restaurant. The restaurant’s menu includes choices such as: Deep Fried Risotto Balls, with Beecher’s white cheddar curds, served with a Romesco dipping sauce; the Cambazola Cheese Cake, a walnut crusted Oregon Blue, served with flat bread; Garlic Chicken, with fresh garlic, sun dried tomatoes and parmesan, served with a chardonnay cream sauce; and Goat Cheese Stuffed Ravioli, with roasted butternut squash, pecans and chard.

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3.Spa & Fitness

Spa & Fitness  

The Glade Spring Spa at Suncadia offers hot stone, maternity, and couples massage. Others offering include signature services such as: The Evergreen Mountain Escape, which uses essential oils to ground and balance the body and to produce a state of relaxation, followed by a warmed foot treatment and scalp massage; the Wellness Journey Massage, which combines classic techniques to release muscle tension; and the Ultimate Unwind, which includes a soothing massage, invigorating foot scrub, face treatment and scalp massage.

Facials include: The Omni Facial, which utilizes essential oils, rich botanicals, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and live enzymes to nourish and rejuvenate skin; the Powerfacial, which blends exfoliation with the use of potent enzymes to promote circulation and diminish the appearance of aging; and the Nourishing Facial, which uses a blend of herbs, essential oils and antioxidants to cleanse, exfoliate and hydrate skin. Guests may add an Oxygen Exfoliation or Medik peel to their facial.

Body treatments include: The Ultimate Quench Ritual, which uses shea butter and aromatherapy oils to hydrate and relax the body; the Honey Rose Body Treatment, which includes a gentle body polish, followed by an application of moisturizing honey; The Detoxifying Slimming Body Wrap, an intense detoxifying treatment which helps to increase metabolism; the Anti-Aging Body Treatment, a certified organic face and body treatment that soothes and replenishes skin; and the Coconut and Coffee Body Scrub, which includes full body exfoliation and hydration.

Specialty Treatments at the spa include: The Kundalini Back Treatment, which combines essential oils, massage and chakra healing to energize the body; the Manipura Full Body Treatment, which uses a Himalayan crystal scrub and warmed poultices to encourage the flow of energy throughout the body; and the Bio-Rhythm Body Treatment, which addresses the imbalance in the body’s energy field that can be caused by traveling.

Salon services include manicures, pedicures, and paraffin treatments.

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4.Golf at Suncadia

Golf at Suncadia  

Suncadia offers three award winning golf courses: Prospector Golf Course, an eighteen hole course featuring stunning views of the surrounding mountains, rolling greens, well-bunkered fairways and numerous water features; Rope Ride Golf Course, a challenging course with more than 7,300 yards from the tips, which also includes youth tees on every hole and shorter three and six hole loops for children; and Tumble Creek Golf Course, which seamlessly blends in with the natural features of the land such as pine forests, river bluffs and large meadows.

The Pacific Northwest locale offers many opportunities for outdoor adventure. Winter activities include snowshoeing, snowmobile tours, ice skating, inner tubing, fly fishing and sleigh rides. Activities in the Spring, Summer and Fall include biking, paddle boarding, boating, river rafting, kayaking, hiking and bird watching.

Kid’s activities at Suncadia include Frisbee golf, geo caching, GPS scavenger hunts, guided hiking and biking tours, photo scavenger hunts, Storytelling and ’Smores, Winter Fest (with Santa’s workshops, popcorn garland making, Elf tuck-ins and more) and CampCadia, which includes crafts, field trips and many other activities.

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5.Weddings & Conferences

Weddings & Conferences  

Suncadia Resort can accommodate wedding parties up to 450 people, with numerous indoor and outdoor venue options, such as the Rialto Ballroom, the Amphitheater and the historic Nelson Dairy Farm, complete with a rustic barn, log cabin and expansive meadows.

The catering menu includes such choices as: Potlatch Roasted Salmon, with cheesy polenta cake, Tomato Herb Beurre Blanc and seasonal vegetables; Spinach Salad with Grilled Flat Iron Steak, with red onion confit, bleu cheese, sieved egg and diced tomato, served with a balsamic Vinaigrette; and Seasonal Risotto Primavera (vegetarian), with mascarpone cheese and seasonal vegetables. Wedding packages are available.

The lodge at Suncadia features full-service, state of the art conference facilities, with more than 16,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 30,000 square feet of outdoor meeting space, which can accommodate up to 500 guests. The Inn at Suncadia includes 5,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, which can accommodate parties of up to 150 guests. The conference facilities are equipped with a large flat panel display, DVD player and off air cable/satellite signals. Suncadia offers customizable packages for meetings and events.

Suncadia is dedicated to being a part of a sustainable community, emphasizing wide open spaces and the restoration of indigenous lands previously impacted by mining and logging. This includes making sites of former mines safe and restoring aspects of the mines to bring attention to their historical significance as well as the reforestation of the mining areas. The resort been honored with eco-conscious distinctions such as the Environmental Achievement, by the local chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association and Leed Silver Certification, from the U.S. Green Building Council, in addition to being a Three Star Built Green Community.

Room rates at the Suncadia Resort start at $129 per night.

3600 Suncadia Trail, Cle Elum, WA 98922, Phone: 509-649-6400

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