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Ocean House Blog

Learn what the Food Forager’s cooking up this month, what our Sommelier’s top picks are for wines, explore the best treatments from the OH! Spa, and see who’s who at our signature events. We share all of our latest and greatest happenings at Ocean House on our blog so check back often!

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Swing into Summer Treatments at OH! Spa

Swing into Summer Treatments at OH! Spa

June in Rhode Island signifies a time when the beach changes from a place of serenity, to a place of vibrancy and excitement. The constant push and pull of the waves mimics the endless stream of visitors to Watch Hill, as cars line the road and buzzing beachgoers make...

Wines of Oregon

Wines of Oregon

  Oregon’s wine country is a site to behold, and although there are amazing growing regions throughout the state, the Willamette Valley is the heart of Oregon’s wine Country. Willamette Valley is 120 miles south of Portland and sits between the Cascade Mountains...

In The Kitchen: Cooking with Fire

In The Kitchen: Cooking with Fire

“Spending some quality time with fire, while observing and manipulating it and its relationship with food without any technological barriers, is a great way to understand this primordial element” -Paula Marcoux There is one thing above all that connects us to our...

Ocean House is a Triple Five-Star Resort!

Ocean House is a Triple Five-Star Resort!

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list for 2015, naming the luxurious Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, as a Forbes Travel Guide 15-Star recipient with the hotel and its OH! Spa and Seasons restaurant each receiving the coveted Five-Star...

Fresh Tips: Soups & Stews

Fresh Tips: Soups & Stews

There is hardly anything more comforting when the cool weather blows in than a warm bowl of soup. According to Larousse Gastronomique, soup is "a liquid savory food served at the beginning of a meal or as a light meal in itself." Well, couldn't that describe a stew...

Our Pumpkins Have Arrived!

Our Pumpkins Have Arrived!

Today, hundreds of pumpkins were delivered from Schartner Farms in Exeter, RI as well as an award-winning pumpkin grown by Gene Lariviere in Putnam, CT. The giant pumpkin weighs 1,426 lbs. and had to be lowered into place by a crane!  

Wine Spectator Award

Wine Spectator Award

This year, Ocean House was the proud recipient of a prestigious award honoring the fruits of our labor - literally! Of 3,500 applicants, Seasons received a Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, a lifestyle magazine focusing on all things wine. Each year the...

Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest

Families were invited to "be our guest" at our fourth annual Dinner & Disney Tunes. The always popular event featured fun-loving characters like Peter Pan, Cinderella and, our special guest, Elsa from Disney's Frozen. Thank you to all who attended! To view more...

An Eggscellent Hunt for the Whole Family!

An Eggscellent Hunt for the Whole Family!

Dozens of families joined us on Easter Sunday to take part in a traditional holiday challenge - an egg hunt! Children of all ages were able to search our outdoor putting green for hidden treasures, and later enjoyed a classic Easter egg roll on our sprawling lawn. A...

Black & White Masquerade Ball 2014

Black & White Masquerade Ball 2014

More than 400 people attended our sold out Black & White Masquerade on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Dressed to impress, our guests enjoyed a night of tantalizing food displays, performances by daring fire performers and towering ice displays, all while surrounded...

New Year’s Eve Gala 2013

New Year’s Eve Gala 2013

And just like that, 2013 is no more. To celebrate the arrival of the new year, guests "traveled" to premier ports of call from around the world to experience a night filled with delightful cuisine, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight. A special thanks to Ludo...

Christmas in Song 2013

Christmas in Song 2013

Often referred to as the main attraction of our 12 Days of Christmas program, Christmas in Song reminded us yet again why we love the holidays in Watch Hill. Last night, as hundreds of community members and visitors filtered out of the Watch Hill Chapel after an...

Children’s Christmas Party 2013

Children’s Christmas Party 2013

Like every season at the Ocean House, the holidays usher in moments of pure magic. And our Children's Christmas Party, held Saturday, December 21, was no exception. More than 350 children and adults came out to the resort to enjoy holiday crafts, cookie decorating and...

Gingerbread Village Competition 2013

Gingerbread Village Competition 2013

Pastry students from Chariho Career and Technical Center went head-to-head at our Gingerbread Village Competition on Monday, December 16. Inspired by the theme The Nightmare Before Christmas, participants created detailed masterpieces that were judged by some of our...

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop 2013

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop 2013

At this workshop, held Tuesday, December 17, participants received a hands-on tutorial with our Food Forager and resident farmer. With greenery, ribbons and an assortments of festive decorations at their disposal, guests were able to create a one-of-a-kind centerpiece...

Gingerbread House Workshop 2013

Gingerbread House Workshop 2013

Children both young and old came out to the Ocean House on Monday, December 16 to enjoy an afternoon of gingerbread house-making! Executive Pastry Chef Adam Young and Banquet Sous Chef Mike Shields led the activity, which featured whimsical centerpieces and colorful...

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