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2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Shopping at French Lick Resort

Whether you haven’t started shopping yet, just have a few last things to grab, or are somewhere in the middle, we have you covered for holiday shopping.

There are tons of great ways to give a gift that's uniquely French Lick or West Baden. There are two full weeks remaining to find that perfect gift here at the resort, so stop by the resort and find something for everyone on your list!

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

Golf & Apparel

Our Top Pick: How do you choose just one thing at the Pete Dye golf shop? Just. Not. Possible.

A good place to start: one of the unique best-sellers here are the hats depicting course designer Pete Dye with a flagstick and his dog, Sixty, who was always by his side. The “8102” sweatshirts — a nod to the course’s ambitious yardage— also make a great gift for anyone who’s tackled this course.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

You’ll also find logoed Pete Dye apparel from leading golf brands johnnie-O and Peter Millar—can’t go wrong with a polo or pullover. (Don’t leave without checking out the selection of golf club headcovers, too.)

More Gifting Ideas:

• Custom club fitting

• Private golf lessons

• 2024 golf packages

• Discounts at Valley Links golf shop: 20% off all apparel and golf bags, buy-one-get-one 50% off on all hats, plus more deals on balls, gloves and clubs. (Open daily through Christmas, 10am - 5pm)

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

The Gift of Relaxation

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick ResortOur Top Pick: Pluto and Sprudel bath salts are *the* best-seller at our resort spas. You probably know the story of our famous mineral water, which first attracted guests to our hotels back in the 1800s. The water was mineral-tested, and the minerals were added to a salt — which allows for a terrific way to get the French Lick/West Baden spa experience in your own bathtub at home.

We actually had a guest from Michigan who heard about the bath salts, called us up, and had some Pluto salts sent to her house. She loved them so much, she eventually booked a visit here to experience the Pluto bath in person here at the hotel! The salts aren’t just a phenomenon of the past – guests still go nuts for the mineral bath experience today.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

More Gifting Ideas:

• Spa bath robes. The same cozy waffle-style knit robes you wear on your spa visits can be purchased to take the spa experience home. Find them in one-size-fits-most and 5X sizes at both the Spa at French Lick and Spa at West Baden. The Spa at West Baden also carries a fluffy style spa robe that’s always a top seller.

• Organic skincare products from Eminence and Dr. Dennis Gross – the same products used in our spa treatments.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

E-Gifts, Concerts & Packages

Our Top Pick: Who says gift cards are impersonal? Giving a French Lick Resort gift card is giving an experience — as well as the gift of choice.

Your giftee can use it on something delicious (a filet mignon at 1875: The Steakhouse), relaxing (a Swedish massage at one of the resort spas), adventuresome (horseback rides, archery/sporting clays experiences), or sporty (a round of golf at our Pete Dye or Donald Ross courses). Of course, gift cards can also be used toward overnight stays. The gift of getting away for a few days and a good night’s sleep is one of the best gifts of all.

Grab an e-gift card online, or pick one up at select resort shops.

More Gifting Ideas:

2024 concerts: Three Dog Night, Tyler Hubbard or Aaron Lewis

Give a getaway with one of our custom packages, including Murder Mystery Weekend - an always-popular event with 2024 dates in January, March, May and August.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

Gifts to Sip On

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick ResortOur Top Pick: While nothing beats the pageantry of the Afternoon Tea service at West Baden Springs Hotel, this gives you a good start to your very own tea party at home.

At the West Baden Mercantile Co., you can find West Baden tea pots and full sets, along with a wide selection of the Tea Forte brand teas served at our Afternoon Tea. Pinkies up for a little sip of elegance.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

More Gifting Ideas:

• Select bourbon: Woodford Reserve French Lick Personal Select and Maker’s 46 French Lick Private Select are unique flavor profiles you can only find here. Pick up a bottle for your bourbon lover at Ballard’s Bar inside West Baden Springs Hotel.

• French Lick Resort holiday mugs, stainless steel tumblers and coffee mugs: find them at the mercantile shops at French Lick and West Baden Springs Hotels, or the Signature Shop at French Lick Springs Hotel.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

Gifts for the Home & Stocking Stuffers

Our Top Pick: You can’t go wrong with the gift of warmth to get through another Midwestern winter.

The mercantile shops at both French Lick and West Baden Springs Hotels have tons of great options. Cozy sweatshirts that you could wear for days on end; poofy stocking hats; resort-logoed Sherpa blankets and flannel pajama pants, to name a few. The fuzzy socks that look like a Christmas stocking are one of this season’s top sellers—and a good buy, too, at just 11 bucks.

The mercantile shops also carry the bathrobes, sheets and pillows that you love snuggling under in our guestrooms here at the resort.

Holiday Gift Ideas at French Lick Resort

More Gifting Ideas:

• An array of French Lick and West Baden Christmas ornaments

• Puzzles

• Hand-crafted resort artwork

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