These days, it’s hard to connect in person when you live a busy life, especially if you are a mother of young children. But if you’re looking to sneak away for a girls’ getaway, Tulalip Resort Casino, just 30 minutes north of Seattle, is a great way to relax, unwind and have some fun.
Darcy and Kelly met as single gals more than a decade ago. Over the years, they’ve vacationed together, gone to each other’s weddings and celebrated the births of their children. But, their lives are so busy, they haven’t been able to get together in person for two years. So, they decided to get together at Tulalip Resort Casino for some luxury VIP treatment.
First stop: Check-In & Room
From the moment they walked into their room, the girls knew they hit the jackpot. Tulalip Resort Casino recently finished a complete renovation of all its guest rooms including top to bottom upgrades from carpet to furniture to the latest tech innovations. The updated styling pays homage to the rich history and culture of the Tulalip Tribes while taking a leap forward in design, technology, and luxury.
From the plush woven wool carpeting to the down bedding atop custom-made beds, you’ll enjoy elegance at every turn. An AAA Four Diamond rating combined with the resort’s world class amenities will likely secure its place on the Conde Nast Traveler Gold and Traveler Top 100 Resorts list.
Amenities include technology like Bluetooth enabled media hubs, 55” Smart TVs, and instant access high-speed WIFI for the guest that likes to take a break without breaking their connection.
Getting ready: T Spa
Before hitting the restaurant and casino, Darcy and Kelly visited the 14,000-square-foot full-service T Spa for some relaxation and final touches. They were pampered from head to toe and topped off with a glass of pink bubbly.
T Spa offers a variety of native-inspired services and a full range of skin and body therapies designed to rejuvenate the body, enrich the mind and soothe the soul.
Separate men’s and women’s lounges include quiet rooms with double-sided fireplaces, eucalyptus steam rooms, saunas built from cedar and grotto showers with rain shower heads and performance body sprays.
Dining: Blackfish Wild Grill & Bar
Tulalip’s dining options range from casual bites to sophisticated cuisine. All glammed up, the ladies dined at Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill and Bar, which offers a seafood centric menu paying tribute to regional Northwest ingredients and Tulalip tradition. Long a staple of the Tulalip Tribe dining, salmon is prepared using traditional tribal techniques over an open fire pit. Blackfish’s casual, vibrant atmosphere is reminiscent of a Tulalip Longhouse, which provides the perfect backdrop for the restaurant’s daily offerings. The Wine Spectator award-winning wine list, visionary cocktails, and microbrews fill out the experience.
Gaming: Table Games and Slots
No stay at Tulalip is complete without placing a bet or two. You get the best odds, best variety and selection of slots and the best cash-back of any Seattle casino. Tulalip also has a wide variety of all your favorite table games. Plus, Tulalip pays out over 5 MILLION dollars in jackpots every month!
Night Cap: Destinations
After such an amazing evening, it looks like the gamble on this girls’ getaway paid off in a big way. They finished the evening with a night cap at Destinations.
“Being home with your family, it's hard to trek out. This wasn't too far, but it was just far enough to feel like you're on a little mini vacation,” said Kelly. “And we've done a lot of things to spoil ourselves to really make this a special trip.”
“It’s decorated beautifully, so you walk around and feel like you’re in a special little place,” continued Darcy. “A gorgeous room to get ready in and spend the night in is pretty awesome.”
“Cheers to an amazing trip!”
For more information about Tulalip Resort Casino and to start planning your getaway, visit http://www.tulalipresortcasino.com or call (866) 716-7162.