Nestled on the north shore of beautiful Lake Lure by the towering cliffs of Rumbling Bald Mountain, this 3,000+ acre resort has a private beach, two championship golf courses, spa, four restaurants, mountain biking, tennis, pickleball and all sorts of lake activities. From $155/night, a big variety of studio villas, 2 & 3 BR condos and rental homes up to 4 bedrooms. Explore the lake by pontoon, kayak or stand up paddleboard. Plenty of activities for the kids, too. 2+ night minimum, depending on season. Go to their Web site.
Take a sunset cruise on Lake Lure with a pontoon rental or dinner cruise.
The private white sand beach with mountain views is open every day at no charge for resort guests. There's also a waterpark with pool, lazy river and sand volleyball.
Play two championship golf courses with world-class play. Hike and mountain bike on trails along the rim of Hickory Nut Gorge. Wellness Center has workout equipment, fitness classes and an indoor pool. The Spa has a full menu of treatments and salon services. Near Chimney Rock Park.