Along a crystal clear lake amid the Blue Ridge Mountains lies a place of unforgettable vistas and uncompromised beauty. Visitors can experience the pure joys of North Carolina lake and mountain living, with all of the comfort and amenities of a resort getaway. Access to trails, tennis, golf, water recreation, plus gourmet food prepared by our own Executive Chef and the distinctly refined comfort of our luxurious mountain lodgings combine to create a relaxing resort vacation to remember.
A Wealth of Amenities and Activities
Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or staying for a lifetime, our community is home to a wide variety of features and fun events for all ages
to enjoy including:
- Dining, shopping, swimming, and more at our state-of-the-art Lake Club
- Breathtaking mountaintop golf from our 9-hole Nicklaus Design Course
- Tennis and Pickleball from our stunning courts at the summit
- World-class flyfishing from our serene ponds and streams
- Boating, swimming, kayaking, and numerous other activities centered around the calm, temperate waters of Bear Creek Lake
- Miles of hiking trails winding throughout our property and the surrounding region
- Excellent gathering places for a variety of events such as Mill Pond
- Pavilion, The Amphitheater, The Point, and nearby Castle Ladyhawke
- Incredible views from The Overlook and other fantastic vantage points
- Plenty of adventures and places to explore throughout nearby Sylva and the rest of Jackson County, NC
Here are some of the facilities available at the resort:
- Golf Course: The resort features an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, which offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lake.
- Tennis Courts: There are five Har-Tru tennis courts available for guests to use, as well as a pro shop and tennis clinics and lessons.
- Fitness Center: The resort has a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, group fitness classes, and personal training services.
- Lake Club: The Lake Club offers guests access to a private beach, water sports equipment rentals, a pool, hot tubs, and a restaurant.
- Hiking and Biking Trails: The resort is located in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest, providing access to miles of hiking and biking trails.
- Spa: The resort offers a variety of spa services, including massages, facials, and body treatments.
- Fishing: Bear Lake is stocked with a variety of fish, making it a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts.
- Dining: The resort features several dining options, including the Lake Club Grille, which serves up delicious meals with stunning lake views.