An Intro to Capon Springs

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Imagine you're here!

Picture yourself enjoying life as it was meant to be… relaxing at an all-inclusive secluded resort nestled in the majestic West Virginia mountains. Capon Springs’ rich history, healing water, delicious food, and long-standing traditions create that nostalgic feeling that many generations of guests have described as … coming home.


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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Figure a budget

Planning for your Capon getaway is simple!  Our all-inclusive per-person rates cover lodging, three all-you-can-eat meals per day (and snacks too!), and a wide variety of programs and activities for guests of all ages. In, 2023, prices for adults ranged from $114/night to $207/night. There is no charge for children under the age of 5, and prices for older children range from $46/night to $101/night.


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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Understand the Magic

What truly makes Capon Springs different from other resorts are all the “extras” that you just won’t find anywhere else. Operated by multiple generations of the same family, you are welcomed into a warm and caring atmosphere where everything is based on the honor system.   The set-menu and meal times mean all you have to do is show up when the bell rings!

When was the last time you and your family had an opportunity to completely “unplug” and spend quality time together?  Now imagine how great it would be that as your Capon experience draws to a close, you actually feel completely relaxed, restored, and reenergized- and already dreaming about your return!


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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Book Your Reservation

We make your reservation experience personal.  Since there are no “cookie-cutter” rooms, we take the time to find out what location would work best for your perfect vacation.  We look forward to having you with us anytime during the Capon Springs’ resort season, which begins in early May and runs through the beginning of November.

To get the digital conversation started, click the Request Your Room button below and fill out a reservation request form. Or call us directly to get more information at 304-874-3695.

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NOTE: 2024 Opening Day is Thursday May 2nd! Current May/June Openings

Capon Springs & Farms celebrates 85 years!

In 1932, Lou & Virginia Austin bought an abandoned resort property in Capon Springs for it’s healing water supply. It has become a treasured hidden gem for families, couples, individuals and groups looking to relax, renew and recharge. Into four generations of family, guests and co-workers, Capon has grown relationships that have stood the test of time. As it did during the “golden era” of the 19th century, Capon Springs water still provides the “life blood” of the entire property. As it naturally flows from its deep underground aquifer into pipes and reservoirs, the water supplies all the lodging, dining and recreation needs of the guests.

During its 85-year history, Capon Springs & Farms has continued to preserve the character of a kinder, gentler era where guests can slow down, recharge and reconnect with their families and friends.  After being resurrected at the depth of the depression, Capon served as a word of mouth escape for friends and friends of friends. In the 1930s, the golf course and tennis courts were built allowing for more recreation. During the second World War, when gasoline rationing allowed only a day’s drive, Capon was conveniently reachable from Washington, DC.  During this time, traditions enjoyed today were developed: music in the trees, flag raising ceremonies, front porch pre-dinner snacks. In the 1950s, the Meeting House and Teen Age Corner/ping pong house were both added.

Over the next decade, the 2nd generation took over the operation and added cottages on the hill, Bingo and another shuffleboard court. In the 1970s, a new Sunset Lodge was built and hiking trails were added. Over the next twenty years, steady renovations of every lodging facility took place as the third generation took the helm. Just after the new millennium, a bandstand and the Hygeia Bath House & Spa were added. More recently, the Main House has seen major upgrades including brand new handicapped-accessible rooms.

Today, as Capon preserves its heritage as an oasis from the outside world, it continues to add to the guest experience with live entertainment and new sports like Frisbee golf, Pickleball and now FlingGolf. With a renewed effort to enhance its traditional “farm to table” experience thanks to fourth generation family member Sam Brill, 2017 will bring additional experiences by enjoying Capon food products both while on vacation and to take home. Whether you have been a multi-generational guest or traveling to Capon for the first time, we will welcome you like “you are coming home.”

To celebrate the historic milestone of 85 years, the extended Capon family will be having a Community Open House, Sunday April 30th, from 1-6 pm. Neighbors are invited to come explore and enjoy the facilities. Take a history tour and get an update from the family on the latest happenings. Bluegrass music and light refreshments will be provided.  Click here for more details including how to make advanced reservations for golf, spa and dinner. Want to spend more than a few hours? Come for the May 19-21 weekend where you will not only get more insights into the unique Capon history, but the farm enhancements and new Golf pro will be introduced.  An evening program is planned for the actual purchase date, July 9th.

We are grateful and thrilled to share our 85th anniversary season with you. Let the fun begin!

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