Romantic Getaways & Honeymoons

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.”-Alfred Lord Tennyson

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#4 OF 10 BEST ROMANTIC GETAWAYS IN NORTH GEORGIA 2022

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#7 OF 10 BEST HOTELS AND RESORTS FOR COUPLES IN GEORGIA 2022

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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.

READ THE STORY HERE

Come For R & R...Rest & Romance!

LET US SPOIL YOU WITH THESE ONSITE AMENITIES

  • Delicious, Candlelit Restaurant
  • Horseback Riding & Romantic Carriage Rides
  • Seasonal Outdoor Pool
  • General Store with Local Wines & Beer
  • Nature Trails
  • Fire Pits
  • Horseshoes
  • Free WIFI
  • HBO & Showtime In All Accommodations

Escape the real world and enjoy alone time with your better half.

Relax & Enjoy A Private Cabin, Suite, Or Room
Private Cabins - Cupid's Hideout

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.  1000 sq. ft.  NO PETS

Private Cabins - Countryside Deluxe

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.  NO PETS

Private Cabin - Deluxe Double (2 Queen Beds)

PETS OK!  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 $25 per night per pet. Fee for pets included with nightly rate when you list pets in addition to number of guests on the reservation. Limit 2 dogs. 800 sq. ft

Countryside Cabins

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.  NO PETS

Bi-Level Suites in our Mountain Laurel Inn

Spacious and beautiful.  Two floors of fun!  The ground floor features the master bedroom with garden tub with jets for 2, 50inch TV, king bed and private balcony.  Go up the stairs to a sitting area with fireplace, kitchenette, balcony and another TV.  There are 12 suites in this building.  Each one is 1200 sq ft. in size.  You won’t believe the price.  NO PETS

King Rooms in the Wilderness Lodge

CURRENTLY UNDER RENOVATION.  Due for completion mid June.  There are just four rooms here.  Each room will have a king bed, fireplace, and private balcony.  Check back later!

Hotel / Lodge Rooms

Everything you would expect in a hotel room. 2 queen beds, TV, and private bath.

Specials & Packages

SPECIAL RATES APPLY TO:

  • 3 Nights or More
  • Arrive Monday – Depart Thursday
  • NEW 7 NIGHT RATE…INCLUDES TWO FREE NIGHTS & BREAKFAST DAILY!!  Available for a limited time only.  Peak season and holidays will vary.  Saturday arrival not permitted.
    • Countryside Cabins from $899
    • Deluxe Double Cabins from $899 for a party of 2.  Additional guest and pet fees not included.
    • Countryside Deluxe Cabins from $999
    • Cupid’s Hideout from $1099

NEW!!  ROMANCE PACKAGE

  • Enjoy CHAMPAGNE OR CIDER, souvenir CHAMPAGNE GLASSES & CANDLE on arrival plus revitalizing BATH SALTS for your tub! Share a local WINE TASTING at our restaurant and a romantic CARRIAGE RIDE on site. Start your day with a hot country style BREAKFAST DAILY and take advantage of a LATE/1pm CHECKOUT.

NEW!!  ADVENTURE PACKAGE

  • Enjoy a one hour guided HORSEBACK RIDE through the forest (min age 8), find and explore area waterfalls with the WATERFALL GUIDE BOOK and take your PICNIC LUNCH with you! Go underground & experience a real gold mine with a tour at CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINES. Start each morning with a hot country BREAKFAST buffet and take advantage of the LATE CHECKOUT (1pm) – (OR 2pm early check in by request)
Brownie Points!

DELIVERED & AWAITING YOUR ARRIVAL

    • Local Wine + Cheese & Souvenir Glasses – Plus crackers, summer sausage & corkscrew – $89
    • Champagne or Cider, Locally Made Chocolates & Pair of Souvenir Champagne Glasses – $69
    • Mimosa Bucket – Souvenir bucket & 2 champagne glasses plus champagne, ice & OJ  $69
    • Dozen Roses & Chocolate Dipped Strawberries – $99 – 48 hour notice required.
    • Spa Basket – Jacuzzi crystals, souvenir candle, spa slippers, gourmet tea, honey, and sparkling water. – $69
    • Deluxe Bath Robe –  Embroidered With Resort Logo – $99. Each
    • NEW! Deluxe Bath Robe RENTAL – 2 Robes $25
    • Festive Helium Balloon Arrangement tied to Souvenir Mug, Small Cake + $20 to spend in the gift shop. $64

ON SITE PHOTOGRAPHY BY TIMOTHY LANDON PHOTOGRAPHY

30 minute sessions – $195  Perfect for couples, families, elopements and your fur babies too if they are with you.  All images are professionally edited and sent to you in digital format ready for printing or social media.

Candlelit Dinner, Picnic & 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 – $159++ 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!

Horse & Carriage Rides

Within walking distance! Independently owned and operated. Forrest Hills Resort acts only as an agent for these services.  Please advise if over 225 lbs as specific horses required and based on availability.  15% gratuity to be added.  Call them at 706-867-9395 to reserve or BOOK ONLINE NOW

  • Carriage Rides (1/2 hour) – $65 per couple
  • One Hour Guided Trail Ride – $55 per person
  • Two Hour Guided Trail Ride – $110 per person
Massage Services

Available by appointment only Friday, Saturday, Monday & Wednesday.  Payment collected at time of booking.  24 hour cancellation required for refund. Gratuity added at the time of booking (not included below)

  • 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
Arrive Early or Stay Late

Get a jump start on your stay. Check in is normally after 4pm.

  • Arrive Early – Check in at 2pm instead of 4pm.  $40 – Advance notice required.
  • Sleep Late  – Sleep in and relax.  Checkout time is 11am but stay ’til 1pm instead $40

 

Elope or Renew Your Vows

Surprise the one you love with a vow renewal.  License not required.

Georgia residents can get a marriage license where you live.  Out of state guests must acquire one here in Dahlonega/Lumpkin Co.  Vow renewals do not require a license…just have fun!

How to Add Options to Your Stay When Booking Online
  • 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.
Nearby Attractions

OVER 50 AREA ATTRACTIONS! CLICK HERE

Dahlonega is site of the first gold rush in the USA! Tour gold mines, visit the museum, & pan for gold and gems.

We are quickly becoming the “Napa Valley of the South” with our very own AVA wine designation “The Dahlonega Plateau”.

Amicalola Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi, and marks the beginning of the Appalachian Trail.

So much to see and do nearby!

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Resort Map


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Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?

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 require 30 day advance notice for a refund less $100 fee and nonrefundable within 30 days of arrival.  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.