The Tides Inn is a great weekend getaway from Washington D.C., overlooking Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. The resort is located on a private peninsula with its own marina, 18-hole golf course and a luxurious spa. The inn is a fun getaway for families and couples, as well as girlfriends’ and guys’ weekends.

Chesapeake Bay is a scenic destination with historic attractions such as George Washington's birthplace, Robert E. Lee's plantation, and the Pamunkey and Mattaponi lands. Visit the Virginia Wine Trail to sample delicious local wines, charter a boat near the Caledon Natural Area and explore Westmoreland State Park. Nearby activities include sailing classes, bicycling, tennis, shopping, golf camps for children, fly fishing, paddleboards, kayaking, cruises and more.

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The Tides Inn Spa offers a range of classic spa treatments designed to pamper and nourish. Golden Eagle Golf Course curves around a 50-acre lake. The club hosts several tournaments throughout the year and it praised by beginner and expert golfers alike. Guests can sign up for clinics and take private lessons with a pro.

Guest Accommodations

The hotel offers several accommodation options, including luxurious suites with balconies or patios overlooking the water. Deluxe Guest Rooms are decorated in British colonial style and feature Egyptian linens, mini bars, desks with complimentary high speed internet, and marble bathrooms. Many rooms and suites offer a balcony, a great choice if you like morning breakfast outdoors with a view.

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Chesapeake Bay Vista Suites have private living rooms, great for family reunions and parties.

The Lancaster Extended Stay Suite is a good choice for families and groups since it has a sleeper sofa, a larger separate bedroom and two luxurious baths. Guests enjoy televisions in both rooms and a full wet bar for entertaining.

Family Reunions

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The hotel is a popular choice for family reunions and offers several great packages which you can use to plan your perfect event. The Nautical reunion includes: a family sailing lesson where all of you can learn about the inns and outs of sailing. There is also a "Build your own boat" activity, Kayaking, boating, barbecue on the beach, s'mores, and customized Polo shirts for everyone.

Tips, Deals & Packages

Room rates start at $250 per night, Vista Suites from $360 per night. The property often offers packages and deals which let you get more amenities for less money on vacation. Check for seasonal offers like "Third Night Free" which is often available during less busy times of the year. The golf package is a great idea for golfers who want to play many rounds because it gives you unlimited play, breakfast, unlimited use of the practice facilityand souvenirs (from $380 per night, based on double occupancy).

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Couples celebrating a special occasion can book the "Suite Romance Getaway" which starts at $489 per night and includes: Vista Suite with water view, $100 Food and Beverage credit which you can apply towards a romantic dinner, and a $100 Spa credit for single or couples' massages.

If you've always wanted to learn how to sail, Chesapeake Bay is a great place to learn. Ask about the "Learn to Sail Package" (from $529 per night, based on double occupancy) which includes 2 days of sailing lessons, as well as breakfast and box lunch.

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Location: 480 King Carter Drive , Irvington , Virginia , United States, 804.438.5000, 800.843.3746, website