Romantic Getaways in NC: Blue Waters Mountain Lodge
Nestled along the shoreline of the picturesque Santeetlah Lake in North Carolinas Nantahala National Forest, Blue Waters Mountain Lodge offers a tranquil mountain escape. Surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and overlooking the glassy waters of the Santeetlah Lake, the Lodge is located in the heart of an area known not only for its natural beauty but also for its activity-filled outdoor lifestyle and profound serenity. The Blue Waters Mountain Lodge is the perfect place to escape the hassles of everyday life and kick back and relax.
The Lodge offers a variety of comfortable accommodations with lovely views, traditional southern cuisine served in a warm and welcoming environment, and a unique combination of relaxation and action-packed activities. Soak up the beautiful lake and mountain views while you read a book from the well-stocked reading library or enjoy a game of billiards, darts, croquet or horseshoes. Photo: Blue Waters Mountain Lodge
»Rooms & Suites
The Blue Waters Mountain Lodge features nine rustic log cabin-style rooms with knotty-pine paneling and traditional mountain lodge décor. Beautifully appointed guest rooms feature various sized beds from two twin beds to king-size beds dressed with handmade quilts, and soft feather pillows, rustic armoires and dressers and private bathrooms with showers and soaking tubs. Individual rooms have lovely lake and mountain views, and all enjoy modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with premium channels and complimentary wireless Internet.
Located approximately two miles from Blue Waters Mountain Lodge, the Tennis Cottage is rustic yet modern two bedroom cottage that offers added levels of privacy and seclusion. The cabin features two bedrooms with queen-sized beds, a futon sleeper sofa in the living room and a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, and coffeemaker. It has central air-conditioning and heating, flat-screen televisions with premium channels and complimentary wireless Internet and an oversized deck with breathtaking views of the Snowbird Mountain range.
A hearty complimentary breakfast is provided to guests staying at the Blue Waters Mountain Lodge, which is served in the cozy dining room every morning. The on-site restaurant also serves Southern-style cuisine for lunch and dinner, consisting of locally sourced ingredients put together with passion and flair.
The menu features an array of appetizers, salads, entrées, homemade bread and desserts, accompanied by an extensive beer and wine list. The lodge also offers special in-room dining services, whereby guests can savor the delicious home cooked fare in the comfort of their rooms.
»Amenities & Recreational Activities
Amenities at the Blue Waters Mountain Lodge include comfortable accommodations with modern amenities, an onsite restaurant that serves complimentary breakfast each morning and hearty dinners every evening, and a cozy communal lounge with fireplace, billiards table, and a well-stocked reading library. A 10-boat docking marina offers space for private boats, while a variety of outdoor recreational activities range from lawn games such as croquet and horseshoes to tennis, hiking, mountain biking and fishing. A beautiful deck is an ideal spot for relaxing with a book and soaking up the views.
Additional guest services for a nominal fee include a romantic package of a bottle of wine or champagne, chocolates and a seasonal bouquet of flowers in the room on arrival, a basket of seasonal fruit, gourmet cheese with choice of cabernet or chardonnay wine, and a bouquet of roses on arrival.
»Plan Your Visit
Conveniently located on the banks of Santeetlah Lake, Blue Waters Mountain Lodge offers a wealth of both land and water-based activities and adventures. The 2,800-acre manmade reservoir of Santeetlah Lake is ideal for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating, waterskiing, jet-skiing and fishing. Equipment such as fishing boats, ski boats, wave runners and pontoons can be rented for additional activities.
Whitewater activities can be enjoyed on the nearby Nantahala River, which includes white water rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, while fly-fishing can be enjoyed in the nearby Slick Rock Creek, Snowbird Creek, and Nantahala River.
The region boasts outstanding hiking and mountain biking, including the world-renowned Appalachian Trail, the Wauchecha Bald Trail, and the Bear Creek Trail. The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest features magnificent 500-year old giant Hemlocks and Tulip Poplar, which stand 150 feet tall, are a sight to behold.
Guests staying at the Blue Waters Mountain Lodge can also enjoy a round of golf at one of several championship golf courses in the area, including Cherokee Hills Golf and Country Club, Mountain Harbour Golf Course, Mill Creek Country Club, and Smoky Mountain Country Club. The area also offers a wealth of the finest Horseback riding trails that wind through beautiful landscapes and scenic vistas.
Interesting historical and cultural attractions include Chief Junaluska’ Grave, the Origination Point of the Trail of Tears, the scenic Cherohala Skyway, which runs between Robbinsville and Tellico Plains in Tennessee, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
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Contact: 292 Pine Ridge Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771, Phone: 828-479-8888
Romantic Getaways in NC: Blue Waters Mountain Lodge
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