Sometimes it’s just nice to take a weekend and get away. Leave behind work, worries, and troubles, and simply escape to a hidden retreat in order to rejuvenate your mind and body. Georgia is filled with beautiful spots all throughout the state where you can retreat back into nature and take a much-needed break from life. We’ve come up with 10 of our favorite spots, some absolutely breathtaking, where all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy.
1. Dahlonega Spa Resort—Dahlonega, Georgia
There are so many wonderful things about Dahlonega Spa Resort, it’s hard to summarize this beautiful retreat in just a few words. It’s relaxation at its finest. From rocking on the porch chairs watching the sunset, to sipping on a favorite wine, to soaking in the Jacuzzi at the edge of the forest. Enjoy everything nature has to offer and then some.
2. Mountain Vista Cabin Rentals—Jasper, Georgia
Mountain Vista Rentals are delicately peppered between Lake Petite and Sconti Lake with the Petite Creek connecting them. It’s the perfect place to be immersed in nature and not have a care in the world. If you visit during the summer months, make sure to enjoy any of the three sandy beaches for a quick beach hideaway.
3. Sautee Mountain Retreat—Clarkesville, Georgia
This popular North Georgia getaway is nestled snug in the mountains amongst the pristine forest and flowing streams. You can choose from a cabin or villa, and enjoy everything this property has to offer. Not to mention the plethora of things nearby awaiting exploration, like swimming in Tallulah Gorge, riding a horse through Chattahoochee National Forest, or even climbing to the top of Mount Yonah!
4. Sliding Rock Cabins—Ellijay, Georgia
There's nothing more refreshing than sitting in front of the fire watching the sunset over the mountaintops. Staying at Sliding Rock Cabins will give you a retreat of a lifetime, all while allowing for relaxation you need.
5. Luxury Tree House Yurt—Whitesburg, Georgia
Sleeping in a yurt high above the treetops is the type of vacation dreams are made of. It's secluded, private, and most of all set in nature, the way relaxation is supposed to be.
6. Geodesic Dome in the Appalachians—Ellijay, Georgia
There's something so ruggedly beautiful about sleeping in a geodesic dome right in the middle of the Appalachians. Talk about a natural retreat. Here you'll be able to get away from the distractions of life and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Georgia.
7. Restored Airstream Retreat—Ellijay, Georgia
You can't get more natural than this. Not only are you immersed in nature, surrounded by the elements, but you also get to fulfill your fantasy of living in an Airstream. Really, it's a win-win across the board.
8. The Cloister at Sea Island—Sea Island, Georgia
Or perhaps you're looking for something a bit more upscale, and you've saved up some big bucks to blow on this much-needed vacation— then the Cloister at Sea Island is the place for you. Not only are there rave reviews about the miles of breathtaking private beach, but the retreat itself features rooms with views of the river or the sea.
9. Secluded Intown Treehouse—Atlanta, Georgia
For many of you, living in a treehouse has been a dream since childhood. With this bohemian beauty, you'll be able to fulfill that fantasy. It's literally the most popular natural retreats listed on AirBnB and obviously you can see why. You have to experience this type of relaxation at least once in your life.
10. Mountain Oasis Cabin Rentals—Ellijay, Georgia
There are also plenty of natural retreats that are perfect for the whole family. Maybe everyone needs a break from the daily grind in order to reconnect together. Mountain Oasis Cabin rentals feature luxury amenities in the middle of the forest. It's the slice of heaven you've been waiting for.