The perfect place to slow down growing up

A little slice of Heaven


Nestled on the shores of the beautiful Lake Chatuge, surrounded by the scenic Blue Ridge mountains, you’ll find a unique waterfront retreat like no other.

​With spectacular lake and mountain views that offer a peaceful and relaxing lake vacation experience. This sprawling lakefront resort with upper and lower areas provides several options to accommodate couples or groups of up to 19. In all there’s a total 9 bedrooms and 6 baths, 3 full kitchens, a kitchenette,

game room, 3 living area dining room combos and 4 fireplaces. Bend of the River is perfectly suited for corporate or church retreats, family or friend reunions

or get – togethers for any occasions. Come and experience the beauty, serenity and comfort of Bend of the River in this beautiful mountain and lakeside setting.

It’s time to start making memories

At Bend of the River, we believe that a vacation is more than

a trip to the mountains and lake. It’s an opportunity to create

moments – recollections that live on long after the car is back

in your drive at home. Bend of the River is the perfect place to

make those memories happen.

Private and sequestered, Bend of the River is located just 10 minutes away from the center of the charming little town of Hiawassee, Georgia, where you’ll find a wide variety of restaurants, shops and marinas, theaters and the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds that host many activities year round. Dock your boat right out back at the private dock or rent one at one of the near by marinas. Swim, kayak and play in your own backyard or, visit the little municipal park with white sandy beach, playground, boat ramp and pickle ball courts in town. There’s Golfing, horseback riding, winery tours and a spa for a day of pampering all 10 to 20 minutes away. And of course there’s hiking, biking, waterfalls, boating, swimming and fishing. Watch the sunset from the dock as it dips behind the mountains and the light whispers farewell. End the night soaking in the hot tub or roasting marshmellows around the fire pit. Come play, relax, refresh and renew at Bend of the River.

What Our Guest Are  Saying

Totally Awesome

KAY. G.       Well, I think this is my group of twelve fifth year visiting this fabulous Home Away From Home retreat. Always perfect. Each year there are improvements         especially down at the campfire area by the lake. Management is always available and the customer service the best. Bring your friends and family they will not be disappointed.

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Bend of the River Lodge

Hiawassee, Georgia 30546                                                                                                                              Contact Us

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