Discover Vermont’s 63-acres of private paradise for men for your next holiday, vacation or weekend getaway!

Frog Meadow is the Gay Resort you’ve been looking for!

Click the links to learn more about our rooms & rates, men’s gatherings, workshops & retreats, travel FAQs, to subscribe to our newsletter or to contact us with any questions. Be sure to check out our Ways to Save  page when planning your visit to Frog Meadow!

Stay with us and you’ll experience why Edge Boston calls us “Vermont’s Gay Oasis”!

Lodging & Accommodations Exclusively for Men

Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Our six unique suites, rooms and cottages offer comfortable accommodations for couples and singles and include The North Room, The South Room, The Frog Meadow Suite, The Carriage House SuiteThe Brook Cottage and The Honey Bee Cottage.

Your stay at Frog Meadow comes complete with a full, made-to-order country breakfast prepared daily. In-season, you will find our own native berries, apples, preserves, edible flowers, asparagus, fresh herbs – and of course, honey from our beehives and apple cider from our orchard– at the breakfast table!

While you’re with us you’ll have full access to the gymwood-fired hot tubswimming pond63-acre trail network and surrounding gardens, orchard and grounds and more! There’s so much to do at Frog Meadow’s 63-acres of private paradise – including the option of doing nothing at all!


On-Site Massage

Gay Massage Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontMale touch is a powerful and healing gift!

Dave’s massage training combined with his innate intuitive nature uniquely qualifies him for this work. Dave’s philosophy is that the body, mind, and spirit are intricately intertwined components of the whole being. If any one part is out of alignment all three suffer. By assisting in bringing the body into balance, the mind and spirit benefit as well.

Dave honors all those who arrive on his table with an individual treatment plan based on input from the client and what he feels with his hands when the work begins.

Men’s Gatherings, Workshops & Retreats

Gay Retreats and Workshops New England Vermont

Our men’s gatherings, workshops & retreats provide a rich opportunity to celebrate, transform, integrate and heal body, mind, spirit and sexuality…in a relaxing and comfortable, supportive and safe environment for men.

Be sure to check our men’s gatherings, workshops & retreats pages for info about our frequent men’s yoga, massage, spirituality and sexuality workshops, outdoor outings and more!

Wood-Fired Hot Tub

Frog Meadow Hot Tub New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Frog Meadow’s 750-gallon wood-fired hot tub is open year-round, and is typically heated to approximately 104 degrees. The tub is constructed of aromatic cedar from the pacific northwest, and is warmed by hardwood logs harvested from Frog Meadow’s surrounding forests.

The tub’s built-in eco-friendly wood stove emits a distinctive “mini campfire” aroma which you might notice when you first arrive at Frog Meadow. There are no noisy pumps or jets, just 48-inches deep, soothing warm water so you can sit fully upright and relax among the peace and quiet.

Frog Meadow’s hot tub is the ideal way to relax, release muscle aches, stiffness, pains and renew your body and soul after a workout, a hike, or a trip to the nearby Rock River gay swimming beach. It’s also a great way to unwind immediately before or after a massage with Dave.

Spring-Fed Swimming Pond

Swimming Pond Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Summer relaxation on the swimming Pond at Frog Meadow Vermont

Frog Meadow’s swimming pond is 8 to 12 feet deep and fed by deep springs and the brook, keeping its water cool, fresh and clean. There are several oversize inner tubes for floating in the pond, day or night.

Immediately next to the pond is a private, grassy sunbathing area complete with chaise lounge chairs for wiling away the afternoon, visiting with other guests, or catching a post-swim nap.

This same warm, grassy area is where morning yoga sessions are held during our frequent Yoga & Wellness weekends!

Gardens, Orchard & Wildlife 

Gorgeous gardens Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Perennial Gardens at Frog Meadow

Our extensive perennial and annual gardens, varietal apple orchard, fruit and vegetable gardens are pollinated by our active beehives, butterflies, hummingbirds and bats who also call Frog Meadow their home.

In addition, owls, hawks, songbirds, wild turkeys, pileated woodpeckers, otters, deer, the occasional moose – and of course, our many species of frogs – share their wonderful habitat with our guests.

Explore Frog Meadow’s gardens and plantings by taking a walkabout tour or relaxing on one of our many stone benches, Adirondack chairs, chaise lounges or the hammock by the swimming pond.

Rock River Gay Naked Beach

Rock River Gay Men's nude beach Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontThe Newfane area of Southern Vermont is Home to the Gay Beach and Nude Swimming Hole on the Rock River. Frog Meadow is 4 miles from the Rock River trailhead!

The West River is a relatively long, wide and warm river as compared to the Rock River, which, true to its name, is very rocky, swift and cool. Just upstream from the confluence of the Rock and West Rivers, and only four miles from Frog Meadow off Route 30, there are a series of deep, clear water swimming holes. Known as “Indian Love Call” by the locals there is a long tradition of nude bathing on the Rock River as there is in Vermont in general.

Discover Gay Vermont!

Discover Gay New England's Best All Male Resort near Brattleboro Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Our region is well known for it’s open, progressive values, welcoming attitude and longstanding embrace of diversity! It’s such a gay-friendly region…and it has an amazing collection of interesting and fun things to do!

Come discover great restaurants, fresh food sources that include farmer’s markets and a food coop, 3 microbreweries & a distillery, a cultural & arts community that includes monthly gallery walks, museums, music, theatrefrequent artist’s open studio toursliterary & film festivals (including an annual LGBT film festival) and frequent men’s gatherings, workshops & retreats.

Click here to discover & explore the many recreational & cultural activities, events, attractions and culinary delights that Brattleboro and gay-friendly Southeast Vermont have to offer!


Getting Here/Travel FAQs

How Do I Reach Frog Meadow by Car?

  • We’re approximately 2.5 hours from Boston, 3.5 hours from New York City and 2 hours from Hartford, CT.
  • After making your reservation you will receive a confirmation email with detailed instructions on how to get to Frog Meadow.

Our directions are simple and easy to follow. You’ll want to use our directions – NOT GPS – once you’re off the interstate!

What is the Closest Airport to Frog Meadow?

  • Bradley International Airport (BDL) near Hartford, CT is super-convenient, about an hour and a half of easy mostly Interstate Highway (I-91) driving to Brattleboro Directions to Newfane from Bradley International Airport.
  • Albany International Airport New York (ALB) is about 2 hours from Frog Meadow but the roads are almost entirely secondary two lane country highways and can be difficult to travel, especially in the winter. Directions to Newfane From Albany International Airport
  • Logan International Airport Boston (BOS) is about 3 hours From Frog Meadow. The roads are a mix of four lane and two lane highways and during rush hour traffic in the Boston area can be challenging. However depending on where you are coming from the connections to Logan from your originating airport may be much better than to Bradley or Albany, especially if you are coming from the west coast or Europe. Directions to Newfane from Logan International Airport.

Can I Use Public Transportation to get to Frog Meadow?

All Aboard! Daily Train Service from NY City to nearby Brattleboro VT

All Aboard! Daily Train Service from NY City to nearby Brattleboro VT

Yes. There are several options:

  • Train: The Vermonter offers daily Amtrak train service that originates in Washington, DC. The Vermonter services Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York City (Penn Station), Connecticut, and Western Massachusetts before arriving in Brattleboro, Vermont which is 12 miles south of Frog Meadow. More information on the Vermonter
  • Train and Rental Car Combo: If you are traveling from New York City, you may want to consider taking Metro North from Grand Central Station to New Haven, CT and renting a car there. The rental rates are much lower than in Manhattan and the train will get you past the most difficult traffic coming out of the city. Avis Rent-a-Car is located in the New Haven train station. The New Haven Train Station is at the southern terminus of I-91 with easy access to I-91 to Brattleboro, Vermont, which is 12 miles south of Frog Meadow. Drive time from New Haven to Brattleboro is approximately 2 hours.
  • Bus: There are also buses that will get you to Brattleboro from Boston and other points not serviced by train. More information on buses to Brattleboro
  • Rental Car: If you are arriving in Brattleboro by bus or train Enterprise Rent-a-Car will pick you up at the train or bus station and take you to their location to complete the paperwork and get you on your way to Frog Meadow. Avis Rent-a-Car is open 7 days a week in Brattleboro and will pick you up too.

New England's Best All Male ResortAbout Us

Frog Meadow Farm Bed & Breakfast and Massage Oasis for Men is a welcoming, non-judgmental place for men of all colors and backgrounds to unwind and shed the trappings of busy modern life.

Situated on 63 beautiful & private acres, Frog Meadow is the men’s destination you’ve been looking for. Hosts Dave & Scott are committed to providing a welcoming environment to re-connect with nature and yourself.

The South RoomFrog Meadow is only 4 miles from the popular Rock River swimming hole, 10 miles from Brattleboro, VT and 30 minutes Mount Snow & Stratton Mountain ski resorts.

Relax in our spring-fed swimming pond, soak in our wood-fired hot tub, or enjoy our 4-season recreation trails and extensive perennial gardens and orchard!

Be sure to check out our special events calendarphoto galleriesrooms/lodging pages & lodging specials and discover all that gay-friendly Southern Vermont has to offer!

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Click here to learn why Edge Boston calls Frog Meadow “Vermont’s Gay Oasis”


Guest Reviews

Don’t hesitate to spend some time here!

We were celebrating our 14 years of being together, and we wanted to find something intimate but relaxing and not the frenetic pace of many gay meccas….we found it at Frog Meadow!

Meticulous attention to detail, sublime pristine rural setting and attentive hosts. Accommodations were spotless and well equipped, breakfast with homemade honey and jams, wood fired soaking tub and of course a first class massage to get the stress out.

Don’t hesitate to spend some time here!

Steve & Michel, Ogden, Quebec CANADA
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