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Orcas Island, Washington, United States
Rosario Resort and Spa is located on beautiful Orcas Island in Washington State's San Juan Islands and welcomes visitors seeking relaxation and the unparalleled beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Centerpiece of Rosario is the historic Moran Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mansion houses the Moran Museum, The Spa, the Mansion Restaurant and Moran Lounge. To help us keep in touch with our guests, staff, and community, we are offering this blog featuring news and events about Rosario and Orcas Island. Please visit our website at www.rosarioresort.com for more information. If you would like to submit a photo or story idea for posting, please contact General Manager Christopher Peacock at cpeacock@rosarioresort.com.

Sunday, December 2, 2007

First Snow

December 1 brought the first snow of the season to Rosario Resort. Our Bellman extraordinaire Philip Bose captured the magic of the snow and the Moran Mansion adorned with Christmas lights in this photo. Phillip points out "as often happens--Rosario Resort was in a bubble of warm air and got very little snow (look at the snow line on the trees in the background of the picture). Not just because it's close to the water (there was snow on other beaches and low areas), but something about the surrounding hills."

It was beautiful while it lasted. One couple visiting this weekend were celebrating there anniversary on our Romance Package and spent the afternoon in their room by the fire drinking champagne and watching the snow fall...