CT Luxury Last Updated: April 2023
Connecticut is a world-class destination home to to posh accommodations, fantastic fine dining, and plenty of experiences to indulge your high-living desires. From luxury accommodations to VIP experiences, here are some top picks to consider.
Escape extravagantly in Connecticut. From swanky city spots like the Goodwin Hotel to brilliant waterfront vacation homes and stunning seaside resorts like Saybrook Point, the state offers many options for a luxury getaway.
Get the deluxe treatment and turn your overnight into an experience at Spicer Mansion, which offers a Relax & Rejuvenate package; it includes a five-course chef’s menu in The Restaurant beginning with wine in the Belvedere Room and ending with dessert in Room No. 9 or by a Victorian fireplace. At Mayflower Inn & Spa, revel in a variety of experiences – from reviving outdoor saunas and fireside dinners to cocktail classes, tennis lessons with a pro, and even pop-up shopping experiences with renowned interior designer Jenny Wolf.
But high living doesn’t end at hotels and resorts. Stay over in a Connecticut mansion in Fairfield, Darien, on the ocean in Stratford, or on a lake in Salem. Or perhaps you enjoy the rustic-chic lifestyle – if so, book the River Barn or this vibrant Dome Home in the Litchfield Hills.
For a night that's lavish to the max, book the ultimate getaway experience with an overnight and meal in the Glass House. You'll have the option of inviting up to 11 people to join you at Philip Johnson’s table for a festive meal. After saying goodbye to your guests, you may retire to the bedroom with a perfect view of the surrounding forest.
Deluxe Delicacies & Destinations
From high-end handmade chocolates at Thorncrest Farm to upscale steakhouses like David Burke Prime, Ruth’s Chris, and more, it’s easy to go all-out when dining in Connecticut.
Want to relish the peace of your own private dining room? Find exclusive spaces for your group or event at restaurants such as Brick Walk Tavern, Porron and Pina, Carbone’s Prime, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, Tavern at GrayBarns, Outriggers, Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse, Saltwater Grille, Blackstones Restaurant Group, Carlson’s Landing, and many more.
For an intimate experience, try an exclusive culinary farm stay at Seed and Spoon. You’ll stay in a sustainable bucolic-chic suite and enjoy special dinners, brunch, guided farm tours, foraging walks, hands-on cooking experiences, and more.
Connecticut is a high-end fashion and shopping destination. Spend the afternoon browsing high-end brands in celebrity fashion designer Christian Siriano's boutique, The Collective West. Or strut the store-lined streets of Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich for upscale shopping, offering collections from Saks Fifth Avenue to Tory Burch. While in Greenwich, shop interior design pieces from local fashion designer, Patrick Mele.
Want the perfect looks curated and tailored to you? Receive personal styling and shopping services from Mollie Milano or Boutique227.
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Heading out after dark? Enjoy a VIP table at Shrine or Avalon nightclubs, or a private gaming room at glamorous Novelle cocktail lounge. The experience comes complete with private bottle service and your own table in the exclusive VIP section of the club.
Luxury Services & Rentals
When you want the special treatment, come to Connecticut. We do deluxe well – and we’ll do it just for you.
Jet-setting this weekend? Employ a luxury concierge service like Westchester Home Management to arrange a private flight and curate a personalized luxury itinerary. Or perhaps Greenwich Concierge can coordinate your next tee time or upscale home renovation.
If you’re traveling by car, make it mod with luxury rentals from CT Black Car or Instant Luxury Rentals. Roll up to your destination in a limo, Mercedes-Benz, Bugatti, Jaguar, Lexus, Alfa Romeo, BMW, or Lamborghini.
Take a private helicopter tour at Centennial Helicopters. And charter luxury yachts at Metro Yacht Charters. Find more here.
Whether you’re relaxing at a resort spa or throwing a luxury picnic, Connecticut offers unique ways to get the upscale experience. Find more ideas below and explore a luxury weekend itinerary here.