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The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge

Hiawassee, GA · View map · Visit website

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About The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge

The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge is the only lakeside mountian resort in Georgia. This gorgeous waterfront wedding venue is surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge mountans and features a grand ballroom and floating event pier. With exceptional dining, luxurious accommodations and a full-service marina, The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge is a unique and memorable destination for a wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity
This all-inclusive resort offers several stunning indoor and outdoor venues to accommodate up to 230 guests indoor and 500 lakeside wedding guests. The Ridges Resort is a serene lakefront environment with stunning mountain views. Wedding ceremonies and receptions can be held on the 3,000-square-foot Chatuge Event Pier, Lakeside in the Pavilion or or under the stars or expirence the rustic ellegance of the Red Banks Ridge Ballroom to mention a couple venues.

Services Offered
The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Their experienced event staff will remove the stress of wedding planning by working with the best wedding vendors to create a beautiful and memorable wedding event personalized to each couple’s desires. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Setup and cleanup
  • In-house bar and catering services
  • Cake
  • Prefered vendors

The on-site restaurants, the Oaks Lakeside Kitchen and Marina Station for the casual and finer side with elegant Southern hospitality. Private dinning where menus can be customized based on a couples personal tastes and preferences.

Newly renovated lakeside guest rooms and suites at The Ridges Resort feature elegant design and indulgent amenities. With contemporary-chic interiors and lodge-style accents, accommodations were designed to inspire rest and relaxation. Guests can choose from a variety of Standard Rooms, Suites and Villas. The resort fee covers nightly s'mores, afternoon cookies, lawn games and activities, lake access, $10 breakfast credit, wireless internet, a fitness center, a saltwater pool, DirecTV, and endless coffee.

Other Services
The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers Welcome receptions and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, car clubs, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.

The Ridges Resort is conveniently located in the North Georgia Mountains just two hours from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Greenville and Knoxville. This resort is located on the Lake Chatuge marina with access to boat rentals and other recreational activities.

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39 Reviews for The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge

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Married on 04/27/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Best day/ weekend ever!

I absolutely cannot say enough good things about the Ridges Resort. From the first time we viewed the space and meeting with Andrea Allen, we knew this is where we wanted to spend our special weekend. ... Read more The grounds are beautiful, with so much for the guests to do, and the rooms/ venue spaces are newly updated and so nice. Andrea (Andy) was a huge reason why we chose The Ridges. For a year and a half, she assisted us with everything, never letting a question go unanswered. When it was finally time for our special day, Andy made sure everything went absolutely perfect! She even hurt her foot before the ceremony, but pushed through until everything was good at our reception like an absolute boss. She was amazing and will make sure your day is perfect! The rest of the Ridges Resort staff was also incredible. They made sure my now husband and I, as well as our families, were happy and having a great time all weekend. The staff that assisted with the rehearsal dinner and ceremony were also wonderful- they always made sure Kyle and I had drinks in our hand, ate enough, and even accommodated our special requests. Again, I cannot say enough good things about The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge- this is definitely the place to have your destination wedding!


Married on 03/23/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Amazing Venue

Our wedding at the Ridges Resort was amazing. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is so serene. Our wedding guest are still raving about the food, staff and the event as a whole. Our ceremony was ... Read more was held on the lake pier and the cocktail hour/reception took place in the Red Banks Ballroom. The weather was perfect and we could not have chosen a better venue to host our event.

Drew Dillard

Married on 12/22/2018

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

YES to The Ridges!

We couldn't be happier about having our wedding at The Ridges Resort! The staff went above and beyond for my wife and me and all of our guests. Pros: (1) There are multiple locations on site to get ... Read more married. Our wedding was in December, so we had it all indoors. The ceremony was in a large conference room overlooking the lake, our cocktail hour was in the lobby, and our reception was in the ballroom. There are also multiple locations by the lake if you are having an outdoor wedding. The food is delicious. (2) Before booking our wedding with The Ridges, we went to its restaurant to test the food and the professionalism of the staff- both excellent! The price point is also amazing for drink and food packages. (3) Our photos had stunning backdrops of the lake, mountains, and property around the resort. (4) The staff. Andy was fantastic as our on-site coordinator. She was detail oriented and worked with our budget to make our wedding everything we had dreamed. The catering staff, wait staff, and hotel staff are friendly and will do everything possible to make sure you and your guests have an amazing time.

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