Winter

Winter Vacation Activities at the Samoset Resort 

Winter Activities

When winter settles over the hotels in Rockport, ME, the Samoset Resort transforms into a winter wonderland. From the Camden Snow Bowl to carving your own cross country ski trails across our 18-hole golf course, you are sure to find your favorite winter sport, or discover some new ones during your winter vacation in Maine.

The resort amenities including La Bella Vita restaurant, Enoteca Lounge, The Spa at the Samoset, and our gift shop follow the same weekend schedule throughout the winter months.

Upcoming Winter & Spring Programming At Samoset Resort

  • Available every weekend through May 1:
    • Prosecco or hot mulled cider at check-in
    • Saturday Mixology class $15. Limit 20 people. Advance registration required. 3:30-4pm. Lobby level meeting space.
      • Starting March 19, the class time will change from 3:30 to 2pm
    • Saturday Formaggio/Pizza class $12. 2:30-3pm. At the Pizza Bar. Advance registration required.
    • Saturday Cookie decorating class. Free. 1:30-2pm. Lobby level meeting space.
    • Every Friday/Saturday night at 7pm Smores in the lobby fireplace.
    • Rec Room games are always available including cornhole, ping pong, tumble blocks, indoor play set, foosball and more.
  • February 11 & 12 - Valentine's Specials at La Bella Vita
    • Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Truffle Twice Baked Potatoes, Mustard Greens, Cider Jus and Mustard cream
    • Short Rib with creamy Polenta, Fig Glazed Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, Sage Gremolata, Natural Jus
    • Lamb Rack with Rosemary Marinated, Smoked Salt and Pepper Crusted Lamb Rack, Smashed Fingerling Potatoes, Mint Bruschetta
    • Crispy Pan Roasted Halibut with Black lentils, Garlic Spinach, Cauliflower Purée
  • February Break Weekends (Weekends of February 18 & 25)
    • Crafts in the Rec Room from 4-5pm.
    • Samoset Swag giveaways throughout the weekend. Keep an eye out in at the pool and Rec Room.
    • Family movie night Friday & Saturday at 7pm. Lobby level meeting room.
  • March 18 - 20
    • Irish Boiled & Shephard’s Pie special offered on Friday and Saturday at La Bella Vita
    • Saturday 11am-12pm: Pot of gold scavenger hunt for the kids. Meet in lobby.
  • April 15 - 17
    • Easter egg hunt @ 8am Sunday morning. Meet in lobby.
    • Easter egg decorating Saturday afternoon 4-5pm in the Rec Room.
    • Family movie night 7pm Friday and Saturday. Lobby level meeting room.
    • Stay tuned for our Easter menus and specials at La Bella Vita!
  • April 22 - 24
    • Planting class Saturday 2-3pm. Free. Lobby level meeting space.
    • Scavenger hunt for children. 11-12pm. Free. Meet in lobby. (All items will be found outside, weather permitting)
    • Guided resort tour on golf carts on Saturday @ 12pm. Meet at the Clubhouse (weather permitting)
    • Family movie night 7pm Friday & Saturday. Lobby level meeting room.


Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing on the Golf Course

Maine Sport Outfitters in Rockport offers cross country ski, snowshoe, sledding, and tubing rentals - perfect for making your mark on the rolling, snow-covered hills of our oceanside golf course for an invigorating winter activity. They also offer ice skate rentals for $8/adult and $5/child. The nearby Midcoast Rescreation Center offers an indoor ice rink with public skating available.

Nearby Winter Vacation Activities in Rockport and Camden

Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport - indoor tennis and skating
Camden Snow Bowl, Camden - skiing, snowshoeing (Samoset guests receive discounted lift tickets - inquire at the front desk)
National Toboggan Championships, Camden - Camden Snow Bowl
Cross Country Skiing Trails, Camden - Camden Hills State Park
Self-Guided Hiking Trails, Camden - Coastal Mountains Land Trust
Oakland Park Bowling, Rockport - Candlepin Bowling/Arcade

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