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The Premier Golf Resort in the East

Resort Fact Sheet

ACCOMMODATIONS: Grand Cascades Lodge

The picturesque mountains of northwestern New Jersey, only 50

miles from Manhattan, frame the pristine setting of Grand Cascades

Lodge. A journey through nature with water themes echoes

throughout the Lodge. The open, airy lobby offers an inspiring

welcome with its high ceilings, massive wooden beams with iron

strapping, and a soaring stone fireplace flanked by torchiere lighting.

The focal point of the lobby is a stunning full wall slate and copper

waterfall. The lobby continues through to an outdoor lounge,

complete with fire pit and eclectic yet comfortable seating. An

appealing mix of French country and contemporary rustic décor

complements each custom designed guestroom.

Minerals Resort & Spa

This Aspen-style resort features 175 overnight accommodations

including deluxe and luxury guest rooms, as well as presidential

suites. Enjoy spectacular mountain, pool, or golf course views, as well

as cozy fireplaces and newly upgraded décor. Spacious, fullyfurnished

one, two, three & four-bedroom mountainside and golf-side

condominiums are also available, which cater perfectly to larger

groups and families.

Mountain Creek Resort

The Appalachian and Black Creek Sanctuary offer fantastic slopeside

and town home vacation lodging right at the base of the mountain.

Guests at The Appalachian will enjoy ski-in/ski-out accommodations

while Black Creek Sanctuary offers a cozy gated town home

community, nestled among lush foliage and pristine wetlands.

GOLF: Seven award-winning golf courses - Ballyowen, Black Bear,

Cascades, Crystal Springs, Great Gorge, Minerals Golf Course, and

Wild Turkey; four driving ranges

INSTRUCTION: Crystal Springs is home to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy,

featuring the world’s No. 1 golf instructor and coach to numerous

players on the PGA, European PGA, LPGA and Champions tours.

Leadbetter is known throughout the world for his innovative and


creative teaching techniques. A veteran staff of experienced

instructors offers a variety of mini schools, players’ schools, retreats,

private sessions and improved performance programs.

SKI AND SNOWBOARD: Nestled in the Kittatinny Mountains of Northern New Jersey,

Mountain Creek is a fun-filled ski and snowboarding vacation

destination. Located within an hour of NYC and most Northern and

Central NJ locations, winter sports enthusiasts can find the perfect

choice of accommodations when looking to hit the slopes.

As the New York metro area’s closest major ski resort, Mountain

Creek offers a wealth of winter activities and features, including:

• 41 trails offering something for all ability levels

• 100% Night skiing

• 1,000 state-of-the-art snow guns

• Best-in-industry terrain parks

• Snow Tubing

• Diverse dining and nightlife

SPAS & RECREATION: Elements Spa

Ranked in the top 30 spas of America and #1 in New Jersey, this NJ

luxury spa at Minerals Resort is a very special Shangri la, where the

healing powers of the earth have been incorporated into breathtaking

design and rejuvenating services. The interior of Elements Spa brings

the beauty of the outdoors in, with hand-painted earthscape walls

sparkling with bits of mica, textured stone surfaces, illuminated rice

paper artwork, hammered copper fixtures, natural fabrics and truly

unique rainwalls, dripping with thousands of silver beads.

Reflections Spa

Ranked in the top 30 spas of America, this oasis of well-being will

heal and renew guests with a range of relaxing and one-of-a-kind

facial and body treatments, including a rare Thai yoga massage in a

traditional Thai treatment room. Reflections' Service Menu includes

many themes and elements of the resort and local environment, such

as "The Wine Cellar" featuring treatments using wine and grape seed

extracts, and "Reflective Surroundings," incorporating native

indigenous bounties of the area into the services. Additional unique

features include a 8,000 floating quartz crystal ceiling, floating river

sensorial room, and fire inspired art glass throughout the spa.

Minerals Sports Club

3 indoor/outdoor heated nature pools; hot tubs; children’s spray

ground; sauna; steam room; sand volleyball; indoor track, tennis,

racquetball and basketball; tennis pro; 6,000 sq. ft. fitness center;

personal training center; 70+ weekly exercise classes; tanning; game

room; gift shop.

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DINING: At Grand Cascades Lodge:

• Restaurant Latour

• Wine Cellar

• Crystal Tavern

• Springs Bistro

• Chef’s Garden

• Biosphere Café

• Vista 180

The Biosphere

An indoor pool complex with an underground aquarium, vortex pools

and caves, and lush tropical foliage; year round outdoor heated pool;

140 ft waterslide, Biosphere café serving lite fare and creative

cocktails; a unique glass enclosure allows for year-round tanning.

At Minerals Resort & Spa:

• Kites Restaurant

• Juice Bar

• Tiki Bar

At Ballyowen Golf Club:

• Owen’s Pub

At Black Bear Golf Club:

• Bear Den Grille

At Great Gorge Golf Club:

• The 28 th Hole

MEETINGS, WEDDINGS

& SPECIAL EVENTS: The Resort hosts more than 600 successful events each year, offering

more than 50,000 square feet of function space including our new

state of the art NJ Conference Center as well as luxurious

accommodations. Venues include:

• Grand Cascades Lodge offers 32,000+ square feet of event space,

and luxurious accommodations for state-of-the-art meetings in NJ,

as well as six indoor and outdoor catering venues - including NJ's

newest high-tech conference center. The lush gardens and

stunning ballrooms create the perfect setting for your event. Our

sophisticated banquet spaces perfectly accommodate your needs

for the ultimate group gathering.

• Minerals Hotel & Spa, featuring 20,000 square feet of versatile

meeting space for the most productive group events in NJ. The

hotel offers a large outdoor pavilion for your company picnic or

corporate outing, as well as six indoor and outdoor catering

venues and dining rooms. Flexibility, wonderful service and

superior accommodations ensure the most memorable New Jersey

group event and successful NJ retreats.

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• Ballyowen Golf Club, with elegant seating for up to 180 guests,

overlooking the gently rolling fairways and mountain range

• Black Bear Golf Club, offering seating for up 180 guests, with

spectacular panoramic views of the Hamburg Mountain Range

• Poolside venues provide a more relaxed atmosphere for your

event, including the country's only indoor Biosphere tropical pool

complex with water slide and retractable roof for year round

sunning

• Outdoor gardens, the perfect backdrop for a reception or

ceremony. Stunning sunsets further compliment your NJ group

occasion (for Weddings & Catering)

• Wine Cellar, the most impressive and sophisticated venue within

the resort. Showcasing our Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning

collection, featuring 100,000+ bottles of wine, including over 100

selections of 100-point rated wines

THE VILLAGE CENTER: Planned: A mixed-use village center offering 125,000 sq. ft. of

shopping, entertainment and dining space surrounded by over 3,000

homes and world-class amenities, located less than 50 miles from

New York City.

AREA ATTRACTIONS: • Horseback riding

• Hiking

• Fishing

• State parks

• Minor league baseball

• Farmers’ markets

• Apple/pumpkin picking

• Mineral mines

• Wineries

• Antiquing

• Craft villages

• Boutiques

• Drive-in movies

Excitement is building at Crystal Springs Resort as our vision to

create a world-class destination enters its next phase. The Village

Center at Crystal Springs is a mixed-use master plan that brings

together a diverse range of real estate in which to live, shop, dine and

be entertained. This phase of the Resort’s development is supported

not only by a strong historical 20+ year old brand, but also by the

strength of the existing Crystal Springs Resort community – currently

comprised of 1,000 occupied and 2,000 additional planned homes, 3

luxury hotels, 7 award-winning golf courses, 2 luxury spas, a number

of very successful restaurants, and indoor/outdoor banquet and

conference facilities.

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• Petting zoo

• Kids camp

• Skiing and water park

• Mountain biking

LOCATION: Sussex County, NJ

PHONE: (973) 827-5996

WEBSITE: www.crystalgolfresort.com

MEDIA CONTACTS: Karen Moraghan Chelsea Vander Groef

Hunter Public Relations Public Relations Manager

Phone: 908/876-5100 Crystal Springs Resort

kmoraghan@hunter-pr.com Phone: 973/823-6785

cvandergroef@crystalgolfresort.com

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