The 10 Best Resorts in Virginia!

Start here if you’re planning a vacation in the Commonwealth of Virginia! From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay, Virginians excited to make life-long memories might consider spending time at one of our marvelous resorts. Whether you’re a couple on a romantic get-a-way or a family of four, the following 10 resorts are Virginia’s best. 

1. Primland, Meadows of Dan, VA

US News recently ranked Primland in Meadows of Dan, Virginia, the number one resort in Virginia for couples, and gave it an Excellent, 5/5 rating on its scorecard. Overall, it ranked fifth in preferred hotels and resorts around the country, and for good reason. Primland is a rustic retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Set on 12,000 acres, the resort offers biking, hunting, golf, horseback riding, a private movie theater, observatory dome, pool, spa, and more. The food is reportedly worth staying for alone. Couples looking for a romantic, albeit higher-end retreat, won’t do much better than Primland.

2. The Boar’s Head, Charlottesville, VA

The Boar’s Head in scenic Charlottesville, Virginia is in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Visit in the early fall to see the unbelievable colors of the changing leaves, but stay all-year round for the near-unparalleled service, amenities, relaxation packages, and other resort experiences. Soak in the rustic, antique furniture in 175 newly-renovated guest rooms. Partake in any of the three swimming pools, many balconies and fireplaces, spa, golf, epicurean experiences, and tennis, amongst others. Take a day trip into historic Charlottesville to visit Thomas Jefferson’s hometown and his mansion, Monticello.

3. The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, VA

If you and your significant other enjoy on-site activities so you don’t have to leave your weekend retreat, you’ll love the Omni Homestead Resort. Accommodations, besides the plush bedding, feather beds, down pillows, and fireplaces, include a move theater, fitness center, hot springs spa and golf course.  The Omni is a bigger resort than some, with over 480 rooms. But whether you’re on business, or in desperate need of a romantic get-a-away, Omni is always a solid choice.

4. Lansdowne Resort and Spa, Leesburg, VA

Set on 476 acres overlooking the Potomac River, the Lansdowne Resort and Spa is only 35 miles outside of Washington D.C., and situated in the gateway of Virginia Wine Country. The interior of all 296 rooms is stunning, but the true value at Lansdowne is in the outdoor activities. Enjoy foot golf, basketball, and hiking. The Golf Club has hosted over 45 competitions. The on-site Spa Minérale is one of the most luxurious spas in the Commonwealth. Lansdowne prides itself on creating a deep connection to nature within its guests.

5. Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen, VA

Couples might consider Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen, Virginia, for its amazing winter activities. The nearby ski-slopes, snow tubing, and snowshoeing are constant attractions. But if you’re in the market for a summer-time escape, you’ll want to consider Wintergreen’s zip lining, fly fishing, hiking, golf, and much more. Great for active couples interested in enjoying the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

6. The Tides Inn, Irvington, VA

According to The Tides Inn’s website, The Tides Inn is located “on a private peninsula, surrounded by the splendor of the Chesapeake Bay.” The relaxing waterfront views an “lush native landscaping” will make any couple’s retreat all the more intimate. Take part in unique classes, make s’mores in the evenings, and roast oysters with the Executive Chef. Or venture out into the town for bike trails, historic experiences, boating, or exploring the wine trails. Check their website for a constantly updated list of upcoming activities.

7. Salamander Resort, Middleburg, VA

Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, offers a luxurious retreat for families and couples of all kinds. Enjoy the colonial décor matched with 21st century accommodations, like flat-panel TVs. Step into the Salamander Spa, sign up for horseback riding lessons, or take a dive in the infinity pool. The restaurant, Harrimans, is known for locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re with the kids or with your partner, Salamander is remarkable. 

8. Oceanaire Resort Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA

The Oceanaire Resort Hotel faces the scenic Virginia Beach oceanfront. In the center of the popular boardwalk, guests are within walking distance of fantastic restaurants, the beach, and water activities. Take a short drive to visit Ocean Breeze Water Park, or stay in and lounge by any of the four indoor pools. For a higher-end family vacation at the beach, Oceanaire offers it all.

9. Massanutten Resort, McGaheysville, VA

Massanutten Resort in McGaheysville, Virginia is a fantastic pick in any season. Families adore the on-site waterpark, escape room, and ski slopes. Parents, stop by either of the two golf courses, or spend the day shopping or at the spa. With over 6,000 acres, the Massanutten fun doesn’t end.

10. Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg, VA

This summer, plan your stay at Williamsburg, Virginia’s Great Wolf Lodge. Situated on 79,000 square-feet of space, the Great Wolf Lodge is a tremendous water park with pools, water slides, and rides for visitors of all ages. Stay in a Family Suite, which includes two queen beds and a sofa sleeper, or the Luxury King Suite, with a king bed and full-size sofa. If you’re feeling up to it, consider a themed suite, such as the KidKamp Suite, featuring tent-themed sleeping areas, or the Wolf Den Suite, with a cave sleeping area. Check the website for frequent activities, shopping and dining opportunities, and fitness information.

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