Abbey Resort & AVANI Spa, The

269 Fontana Blvd., P.O. Box 50
Fontana , WI 53125
phone: (800) 709-1323 or (262) 275-9000
fax: (262) 275-9915
features: guest rooms, suites, spa, resort activities
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For 50 years, The Abbey Resort & Spa in Fontana has been a respected and luxurious iconic retreat. The resort boasts a breathtaking setting on 90 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, multiple indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two full-service restaurants, coffee bar, cocktail lounge, meeting space, direct access to the Fontana beach and marina slips, nearby championship golf courses, and a wide array of outdoor activities. Totally renovated in 2013, it is the only full-service resort on the shores of Lake Geneva. Guest rooms feature a beautiful lake-cottage design, luxurious pillow top mattresses, HD flat screen televisions, wireless Internet access, and an outdoor patio or balcony. Located within The Abbey Resort, Avani is the largest full-service spa in Lake Geneva. Our 35,000 square-foot facility offers a complete menu of spa, fitness, and wellness amenities including massages, aromatherapy, facials, wraps, saunas, a full-service salon, and an atrium pool complex, as well as a state-of-the art fitness center. Whether you're looking for a romantic couple's getaway, a unique party or wedding event venue, or a holistic recharging of your mind and body, Avani Spa will meet your needs...and more.

Café Latte coffee bar proudly serves Starbucks® beverages. Café Latte also offers a delicious array of fresh baked pastries and grab and go items. Café Latte is located at The Abbey Resort.


For great food, drinks and live entertainment, there's no better place than The Waterfront Restaurant & Bar in Lake Geneva. Open for lunch and dinner with outdoor seating overlooking The Abbey Harbor. The Waterfront features delicious appetizers, BBQ, burgers, salads and wraps. Try our signature Fire on the Water drinks and join us each weekend for live musical entertainment.

The Waterfront touts eleven flat screen televisions for viewing of your favorite sporting event as well as a venue for fun bar activities and live entertainment throughout the year. 

Set your compass to 240° West for a new direction in food and wine.
Panoramic harbor views, modern décor and a menu that prom­ises to satisfy. From small plates packed with flavor, to expected entrees with an unexpected twist. Savor the experience at 240° West.
Open for breakfast and dinner daily. Champagne Harborside Brunch served on Sunday.

Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
Features: Lake View, Outdoor Seating, Lunch, Dinner, Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Reservations Accepted, Vegetarian Dishes

Inspired by the atmosphere of the adjoining marina, The Waterfront Restaurant & Bar offers a beautiful harbor side view to accompany your meal or beverage. The Waterfront’s relaxed ambiance provides a flavorful array of casual dining choices – award winning BBQ, signature baby back ribs, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, and a kid's menu. To accompany your lunch or dinner selection, the Waterfront offers an endless selection of drinks and brew to quench your thirst. The Waterfront touts eleven flat screen televisions for viewing of your favorite sporting event as well as a venue for fun bar activities and live entertainment throughout the year.

Our Abbey Group Pursuits team building specialists are ready to partner with you to create a team building event for your corporate meeting or retreat here at The Abbey on Lake Geneva. We specialize in tailoring events to meet the goals, themes, and expectations of our corporate clients ensuring a successful experience. Success and significance are interwoven within each of our activities throughout every season of the year.

With panoramic harbor views, 90 acres of magnificently landscaped grounds and over 40,000 sq. ft. of state of the art function space, The Abbey Resort creates an inspiring environment for every business gathering.  The Abbey Resort proudly offers 334 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, a full-service spa with an atrium pool-complex, six on-site restaurants/lounges/cafes, unique team building activities, boat rental and slips and much more.  The Abbey's team of professional catering an conference managers will work with you to customize your event and ensure a successful and memorable meeting for your group. 

The Abbey Resort has created a picturesque Courier & Ives setting for the traditional wintertime activity of ice skating here in the Lake Geneva area. Enjoy daytime skating or moonlit skating under the lights and then head indoors at The Abbey for a cup of cocoa! The resort offers complimentary skate check-out to Abbey guests and $2.00 skate rental to the public.  Hours of operation for the ice rink are 9:00am -9:00am seven days a week weather permitting.  For more information call 262-275-9901.

Step into The Abbey Resort's newest bar! Bar West is an intimate bar and cocktail lounge featuring small plates, cocktails and live musical entertainment Wednesday - Sunday.

The Avani Spa boasts state of the art Live Fitness circuit strength and cardiovascular equipment along with treadmills, free weights, elliptical machines, stair masters, cable cross-over machine, stationary bikes, signature series strength circuit machines and a fitness studio.  The Avani Spa offers complimentary fitness classes with an Avani membership..  Enjoy full use of the entire spa facility and all its amenities by swimming in the beautiful atrium pool, soaking in the whirlpool, lounging on the sun deck, or relaxing in our saunas and steam rooms.  Avani also provides member with full-service locker rooms, showers and a unique spa menu

In July, 2008, The Abbey Resort introduced the all new 35,000 square foot Avani SPA, featuring 13 treatment rooms and the Midwest’s most spectacular adult-only indoor pool, plus a full menu of spa and salon services.  Avani’s luxurious Sanctuary spa suite offers a unique private environment for spa amenities.  Beautifully designed exercise and relaxation facilities amidst spacious beauty provide a memorable experience.

Boat launches and trailer parking for launched boats are available for a fee at The Abbey Resort seasonally by contacting 262-275-9000, or inquiring at the Abbey Front Desk.

The Waterfront Gift Shop

At the Waterfront Gift Shop located inside the Abbey Resort, you will discover an inviting retail selection.  Our unique array of resort wear, jewelry and accessories, wine, gourmet snacks, specialty nautical gifts, candles, and children’s games and toys make it an ideal spot to shop!

Bring your wedding party to Avani Spa for a day of relaxation and pampering. Celebrate your upcoming “big day” in our Sanctuary Suite, a private room that can accommodate up to ten guests and features a private whirlpool, outdoor patio and flat screen TV for your enjoyment. Food and beverages can also be ordered. It’s the perfect retreat for you and your friends before your big event.

Take a deep breath and restore your energy and beauty in the calming Avani Spa as you and your wedding party prepare for your wedding day. Salon, facial, massage, and body services paired with unique packages are designed specifically with the bride, groom, and their special guests in mind. Treat your hair, hands and feet to the pleasures of our unique salon services as well as experience a relaxing massage prior to the memorable day. We invite you to renew and relax amidst our luxurious facilities.

Your wedding is a  once-in-a-lifetime event - why not make it truly unforgettable with a harborside ceremony at Th Abbey Resort?  Set on the tranquil western shore of Lake Geneva, The Abbey offers a variety  of Lake Geneva wedding locations including a picturesque lakeside gazebo, as well as gardens and harbor view setting ideal for wedding photos.  The Abbey's indoor wedding venues are equally idyllic with elegant guest rooms, bridal suites and multiple reception venues capable of hosting receptions up to 400 people.  And the Abbey's service is second to none.  Our on-site wedding planners can help you plan every detail form catering to kid's activities.  Courtesy rates and wedding packages available.