“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.”-Alfred Lord Tennyson
Walk to candle lit dinners, relax with a massage, ride horses & more without breaking the bank!
Built by the Kraft Family and still owned and managed by them today! Learn the story of how it all began without power, using only hand saws and chain saws, and how their passion for creating a dreamy, relaxing atmosphere shine throughout the entire 140 acre property.
The name speaks for itself! These more than admirable cabins have the perfect combination of rustic and modern appearances. They feature a private hot tub, a fireplace, king size bed, kitchenette (no stove) and a porch with a swing. All perfect for cuddling up and cherishing the one you love most. 800 sq. ft.
COUNTRYSIDE DELUXE – PRIVATE CABIN
While the interior of these cabins vary, the at-home-cozy feeling you’ll experience never will. All of these cabins were built and remodeled at different times. We cannot guarantee specific requests, but we will always try! All have hot tub, wood burning fireplace, king bed, kitchenette (no stove) & porch with a swing. 600 sq. ft.
DELUXE DOUBLE – PRIVATE CABINS
Are all small dog friendly and have 2 queen beds and sleeper sofa in addition to all other standard features (hot tub, fireplace, kitchenette and covered porch with a swing). Advance notice required for pets and adds $20 per night per pet. Limit 2. 800 sq. ft
These cabins are still awaiting some upgrades such as the stack stone around the fireplace and wood floors, but that won’t take away from the memories you’ll make here and treasure for a lifetime. Each features a hot tub, fireplace, kitchenette (no stove), king bed & covered porch with a swing. Once these cabins are upgraded, they are moved into our Countryside Deluxe category, so enjoy the savings while they last! Specific cabins cannot be guaranteed. 600 to 800 sq. ft.
BI-LEVEL SUITES IN OUR MOUNTAIN LAUREL INN
Remodeled in March 2020! Spacious and beautiful. Features garden tub w/jets for 2, sitting area with fireplace, kitchenette, and balcony on each level. There are 12 suites. 1200 sq ft.
KING ROOMS IN THE WILDERNESS LODGE
Only 4 rooms in this lodge. Each with garden tub for 2 with jets, king bed, balcony, & kitchenette.
For tight budges or if all you need is a place to lay your head because you’ll be out all day. Everything you would expect in a hotel room. 2 queen beds, TV, and private bath.
Deluxe Terry Bath Robe – Embroidered With Resort Logo – $79. Each
Festive Helium Balloon Arrangement tied to Souvenir Mug, Small Cake + $20 to spend in the gift shop. $64
Early Check In – Get a jump start on your stay. Check in is normally after 4pm. Arrive at 2pm instead! $40 – Advance notice required.
Stay Late! Sleep in and relax. Checkout time is 11am but stay ’til 1pm instead! $40
DINNER, PICNIC OR SUNDAY BRUNCH
The restaurant is open nightly for dinner except Sundays. Reservations not required but highly recommended on weekends.
PICNIC FOR TWO: With keepsake tote bag – $39++ – 2 Ciabatta club sandwiches, potato or pasta salad, granola bar, trail mix, chips, drinks, and fresh baked cookies – Perfect for a nearby waterfall adventure!
PREMIUM CANDLELIT DINNER FOR TWO – $149++ per couple (Closed Sunday Nights). Enjoy a shared appetizer, choice of ANY two chef prepared entrees (including steak and lobster tails!), shareable dessert, tea, water and coffee PLUS bottle of local house wine from a local winery!
ADVANCE DINNER PURCHASE NOT REQUIRED FOR DINING. A full menu is available.
ALL YOU CAN EAT SUNDAY BRUNCH – $22pp with tea & coffee included.
Available every Sunday 11:30am to 2pm, serving all of your southern style favorites!
DAHLONEGA CARRIAGE & HORSE RIDES
Within walking distance! Independently owned and operated. Forrest Hills acts only as an agent for these services. Please advise if over 225 lbs as specific horses required and based on availability. Call them at 706-867-9395 to reserve.
Carriage Rides (1/2 hour) – $60 per couple
One Hour Guided Trail Ride – $50 per person
Two Hour Guided Trail Ride – $100 per person
Available by appointment only Fri/Sat/Mon/Wed. Payment collected at time of booking. 24 hour cancellation required for refund.
1 Hour Massage – $95
Massage for 2 – 2 Therapists in Couples Massage Room – $190/couple
Share An Hour Massage For 2 (30 min per person) – $135 – Guests are massaged one at a time.
Hot Stone Massage – 90 Minutes – $160
Mountain Special – Soothe those tired feet with a 30 min foot reflexology session that is beneficial for your entire body with a full body massage. A total relaxation experience! – 90 Minutes – $160
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
Transportation not included. All within 30 minutes or less of the resort.
Tickets To Consolidated Gold Mine – Underground mine tour & pan for gold – $20pp
Wine Tasting At A Nearby Winery –
Montaluce – Choice of 5 wines & souvenir glass $30pp
Chateau Meightry – Choice of 5 wines, souvenir glass and chocolate cup $23pp
Wine Hike at Montaluce Winery – A guided 1.8 mile hike w/winery tour and a 5 pour tasting. $65pp – Sign up at Montaluce.com
Canoe & Kayaking With Appalachian Outfitters – 1 person boat $30 – 2 person boat $50 SEASONAL
Gibbs Gardens…A world class garden where something is always in bloom. A photographer’s paradise. – $20 each
Zipline At Amicalola Falls State Park – Goes out rain or shine. Cancelled if storming.
Level 1 – $29pp – 1 Hour – Designed for our younger zip liners, take a trek across one suspension bridge and four zip lines in the tree canopy! The perfect beginning to an incredible adventure and a great introduction to zip lining!
Level 2 $59pp – 2 Hours – 9 ziplines that range from 75 feet to 1000 feet in length including 3 cable and wood suspension bridges. Heights range from 20 to 100 feet in the air! You will enjoy a safari in the tops of very cool trees and zipping by the lodge with great views. Be sure to look for bald eagles, red tailed hawks, deer and very cute raccoons.
Level 3 $129pp – 4 Hours – Continue on from Level 2 to experience an additional 7 zip lines with the longest being 2,000 ft and 3 bridges, highest point 250 feet in the air!! Explore areas of Amicalola that ARE NOT available to hikers!
Historic Dahlonega Ghost Tours .- 1.3 mile guided walking tour including stops at the historic courthouse, Dahlonega’s most haunted restaurant, Mount Hope Cemetery and more! Thursday through Sunday at 8pm. Sat/Sun 11:30am Located on the square. 2 hours. $20pp
Kart Racing at AMP Mortorsports Park – Reach speeds up to 55mph on the world’s most unique kart track. 1pm to sundown. CLOSED Mondays. One 10-minute session $35 – Three 10-minute sessions $85.
ADD ONE OR MORE OF THESE TO YOUR ONLINE RESERVATION. HERE’S HOW!
Click “BOOK NOW”
Enter dates of stay & click “Check Availability”
Choose room or cabin type & click “Rates”
Click “RESERVE” without obligation.
All additional options will appear. Click SELECT under each category to view options.
If an activity is chosen, there is a comment section at the end that will allow you to let us know if you have preferred times for scheduling purposes.
CABINS/ROOMS require 2 weeks advance notice for cancellations. If cancelled outside of the 2 week window a $40 cancellation penalty applies. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to arrival are non-refundable. ELOPEMENTS are non-refundable at the time of booking. Rescheduling is considered the same as a cancellation.
WHAT ARE CHECK IN AND OUT TIMES?
Check in is any time after 4pm. Check out is by 11am.
WHAT IF I ARRIVE AFTER THE OFFICE IS CLOSED?
No worries! As long as you have paid the deposit, we have an after hours process that we automatically do if you do not arrive before we close. Come to the office in the morning to officially check in.
WHAT ABOUT PARKING?
There is complimentary parking next to all accommodations.
ARE ROOMS PET FRIENDLY?
Most of our accommodations are not pet friendly. Only our Deluxe Double Cabins and 2-Bedroom cabins are pet friendly. Advance notice required. Nightly fees apply. Individual rooms or suites within a lodge are not pet friendly. You may be asked to check out without a refund and/or $300 fee will be charged if pets or evidence of pets are found in a cabin or room that is not pet friendly.
ARE THERE ANY GRILLS?
Not at this time. If you bring one, it is of utmost importance that you do NOT use the grill on any of our decks or wood surfaces to avoid a fire. Please use them in the parking area and away from trees.
WHERE IS BREAKFAST SERVED?
Breakfast is served in our restaurant which is centrally located on the resort and within easy walking distance from most of our accommodations. Our restaurant complex has 3 dining rooms. The Rose Garden Dining Room is for events only. The Hideaway is for small groups and families while our Secret Garden Dining Room is for couples only. Breakfast is served from 8:30am to 10:30am.
IS SMOKING ALLOWED?
We do not allow smoking inside any of our buildings however, smoking is permitted outside and on porches if your accommodation has one as long as the door is closed.
HOW DO YOU CLEAN THE HOT TUBS?
Hot tubs are drained, sanitized, refilled and chemicals added as per local regulations between every guest! All hot tubs are inspected multiple times a year with a score of 100 each and every time.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
We supply all linens, towels, toiletries…and toilet paper too! We also supply coffee in all rooms that have a coffee maker which include all cabins and rooms on property.
WHEN IS THE POOL OPEN?
Depending on the weather, it opens some time in May when it gets warm and closes as cold weather sets in some time in October. When open it’s available from sunrise to sunset. Swim at your own risk. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
CAN SPECIFIC CABINS BE REQUESTED?
We will always note requests and do our best to honor them but we cannot guarantee requests. We reserve the right to move all reservations within the cabin or room type reserved. For example, this means if you reserve a Cupid’s Hideout Cabin, we cannot guarantee which Cupid you will be in, but we do guarantee you would stay in a Cupid’s Hideout cabin.
WHAT ABOUT FIREWOOD?
Firewood is available at the office for $7 per bundle for use in the fire pits or in cabins that have a wood burning fireplace. For cabins that have a wood burning fireplace the first bundle, along with a fire starter and matches is free during fall and winter!
WHAT HAPPENS IF I NEED ASSISTANCE WHEN THE OFFICE IS CLOSED?
For medical emergencies dial 911. For maintenance issues, if you lock yourself out, or are experiencing anything that is taking away from your stay call 706-864-4904 if the office is closed. The office opens daily at 8am if the situation can wait.