The Ponds is part of The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa.

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Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, The Ponds at Bolton Valley is a magical backdrop for Vermont weddings, corporate retreats and celebrations. The Ponds is located on the water’s edge and surrounded by 5,000 acres of Vermont forests and mountains. The panoramic views from every window, a Great Room with vaulted ceilings and a spectacular river stone fireplace create an upscale wilderness elegance for every function.

Guests at The Essex Resort & Spa will enjoy the amenities of the only AAA Four-Diamond resort in the Greater Burlington area. The Essex is a true destination, offering a full-service Spa and Fitness Center, cooking classes in the J.K. Adams and Chef's Kitchens of Cook Academy, and dining in Junction and The Tavern. Plus, The Essex offers inviting accommodations in 120 rooms and suites.

The Ponds is your home for Vermont weddings, corporate meetings and parties, family reunions and bar/bat mitzvahs. Please consider The Ponds for any special celebration where an upscale wilderness setting will enhance your experience.

Schedule a Tour!

Now is the perfect time to schedule a personalized tour of The Ponds. While you’re at the resort, enjoy the beauty of the mountain… hiking, skiing or riding. For more information or to set up your visit, please contact Shana at 802-764-1428 or email us!

Event Planning

Contact us about planning your special event at our Vermont mountain resort. Now scheduling corporate events, weddings, and celebrations year-round.

Directions to The Ponds

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