Top 8 All-Inclusive Resorts In North Carolina, USA - Updated 2024

Faith Mari
Faith Mari 
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From coastal getaways to mountain retreats, North Carolina has plenty to offer vacationers. Enjoy the sun and sea at the Emerald Isle, Bald Head Island, or the numerous beautiful beaches in the state. Go from sea to summit and explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Mountains, or Pisgah National Forest. There are a couple of amusement parks and theme parks open as well. If you want a hassle-free vacation, check out hotels and resorts that offer all-inclusive packages and special offers that will make sure you have the most memorable time. These packages often include dining, activities, and transportation. A lot of the accommodations in North Carolina offer scenic views as well. Check out our round-up of the top all-inclusive resorts in North Carolina, USA.

Events to look forward to in North Carolina:

  • Annual Beaufort Music Festival - This two-day event is held every May and welcomes lovers of all kinds of music. Children aren’t exempt from the festivities, as there are a kid’s area and food trucks to keep everyone entertained and fueled.

  • WNC Bigfoot Festival - This is another annual event not to be missed in May. Occurring in Marion, North Carolina, it is a time when believers in Bigfoot can gather to discuss evidence of the creature’s existence. The unique event will definitely be memorable, and food will also be available.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and all-inclusive packages and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 11, 2024.

On the hunt for more information about all-inclusive resorts?

Each all-inclusive resort has unique offerings. However, you can expect some standard inclusions, such as food, drinks, transportation, and activities. If you’re searching for more information about these types of accommodations, you may also want to look up the types of all-inclusive resorts. To know more, click here to read through our expert guide.

All-inclusive resort in North Carolina, USA

1. The Swag - Waynesville

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Posted by The Swag on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Swag is a luxury resort with 14 rooms, suites and cabins. It offers outstanding amenities and experiences, including a spa, horseback riding, hiking, picnics, swimming, lawn games, and a few sports activities.

When you stay at The Swag, your accommodation will come with full-board meals. This beautiful mountain hideaway also offers all-inclusive packages for intimate weddings, corporate retreats, and family reunions. Some of the benefits included in these packages include three meals per day and a full property buy-out.

All-inclusive amenities:

All meals with new menus daily, picnic lunches when needed, social hours with hors d'oeuvres every day, weekly family-style meals with other guests, and yoga classes.

Property highlight:
  • This property has plenty of activities to keep guests entertained. These include lawn games, horseback riding, fishing, and more.

What guests are saying about the all-inclusive amenities:

  • "All of our meals were made to order depending on whether it was breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The breakfast and dinner meals were easily an 5 course meal, and was very plentiful. The lunch usually was a basket or backpack meal that you could enjoy it while you're out enjoying their multiple hiking paths." - by Google reviewer, Drew P

Property details:

The Swag

Address: 2300 Swag Rd, Waynesville, NC 28785, United States

Price: from 770 USD

Star Rating: 4-star

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Resorts with packages

2. Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock (Lodge) (from USD 159)

Surrounded by nature, Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock (Lodge) offers a peaceful mountain retreat.

Get the pampering you deserve with the Stress-Free Spa Getaway. This package includes accommodation, a 60-minute Swedish massage, and a 15 percent discount on spa products.

Honeymooners would love the Honeymoon Package offered by this luxury resort in North Carolina. It comes with value-priced accommodation, a 60-minute couples’ massage, plus you’ll be greeted with a bottle of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival.

Another exciting all-inclusive offer is the Doggone Friendly Package. Yes, your four-legged friend can stay with you provided that you book a pet-friendly room. This package includes dog treats, a free pet bandana, waste bags, and private access to the memorial park. I know that animal lovers like me will really appreciate being able to bring their beloved pets.

Available packages:
  • Package 1 (10% off accommodations for two nights and daily breakfast for two)
  • Package 2 (20% off a two-night stay in the Bob Timberlake Inn, daily breakfast for two, and a wine and cheese service)

Property highlights:
  • The in-house spa has various massage, facial, and salon treatments.

  • Do note that the packages have some terms and conditions. For example, Package 1 can only be booked for stays from Sunday to Thursday. Some exclusions and blackout dates also apply.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "We also had fun getting after dinner drinks at the Pub which had live music both nights - what a fun place!" - by Google reviewer, t pepin (Lakechik1970)
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Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock (Lodge)

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 185 Chetola Lake Drive
137.9 km (85.7 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

3. Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, an IHG Hotel (from USD 139)

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Located in the thriving mountain city of Asheville, Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, an IHG Hotel, features elegant guest rooms, a golf course, 20 tennis courts, an on-site playground for kids, and a restaurant that serves American and Appalachian fare. It also has a saltwater lap pool and a heated outdoor pool, ideal for relaxing dips.

Take advantage of the resort’s Breakfast and Shuttle Package. Get complimentary breakfast for each morning of your stay and enjoy unlimited round-trip shuttle service to downtown Asheville.

In addition, fellow entrepreneurs will appreciate the 24-hour business center to sneak in a little work while on holiday.

Available package:
  • Stay and Dine (accommodations and 50 USD food and drink credit in the on-site restaurant and bar)

Property highlight:
  • Active travelers will appreciate this property's on-site pool and fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "The restaurant was top notch. We stayed for 4 nights and ate at the hotel most of the time because the food was delicious and the breakfast buffet was the best I’ve had yet. It had several varieties of protein." - by Google reviewer, Luz Diaz
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Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Resort Drive
164.74 km (102.4 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

4. The Omni Grove Park Inn - Asheville (from USD 379)

Originally built in 1913, Omni Grove Park Inn boasts stunning vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a historic spa resort in North Carolina that features cozy guest rooms, a subterranean spa with mineral pools and a sauna, a beautiful garden, and four on-site restaurants. It’s the perfect place for a relaxing retreat, and I think the best part is that your pets are welcome too!

Planning a weekend getaway? The California Comfort Package offers two nights of deluxe accommodations, a choice of Friday night seafood buffet or Saturday night prime rib buffet, and a Sunday brunch at the Blue Ridge restaurant.

Standout packages:
  • Stars and Stripes Package (two-night stay including on July 4, entrance to the evening picnic with fireworks, private fireworks viewing, breakfast buffet, and overnight valet or garage parking)
  • Gingerbread in July Package (discounted accommodations, one gingerbread cookie and sweet treat per guest, breakfast buffet, and overnight valet or garage parking)
  • Memorial Day Getaway (accommodations, admission to The 1913 Barbecue, breakfast buffet, and overnight valet or garage parking)

Property highlight:
  • Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the 18-hole championship golf course on this property. They can look into the lessons by PGA Golf Professionals or golf packages to get a good deal.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "The food is soooo good! Their breakfast is a dream come true with three rooms of food to choose from." - by Google reviewer, We Mo
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Omni Grove Park Inn & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 290 Macon Avenue, Albemarle Park, Asheville (NC), United States, 28804
162.57 km (101.1 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

5. The Terrace at Lake Junaluska (from USD 174)

Just a short walk away from the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, The Terrace at Lake Junaluska offers luxurious lakeside accommodations and a wide range of amenities, including a fitness center, a tennis court, and a seasonal outdoor pool.

The hotel offers various packages, just like the Recharge & Renew Package, which is available year-round. This includes a two-night accommodation, continental breakfasts, and a packed picnic lunch for two.

If you’re a golf enthusiast, you might like the Lake Junaluska Golf Course Package, which includes two nights of accommodation, continental breakfasts, a round of golf for two with free use of golf carts, and lunch at the golf course.

Standout packages:
  • Family Summer Fun Package (two-night stay, daily hot breakfast, picnic blanket, guided lake tour, and one self-guided canoe, kayak, or paddleboard trip per adult)
  • Recharge & Renew Package (at least a two-night stay, daily hot breakfast, picnic blanket, and a meditation guide)
  • Lake Junaluska Golf Course Package (two-night stay, daily hot breakfast, one round of golf for two, golf cart, and 10% off merchandise at the on-site golf shop)

Property highlight:
  • This property has a sprawling golf course that both beginners and experts will enjoy. There's also a golf shop so you can pick up equipment.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "The golf course was in good condition and the greens are nice." - by Google reviewer, Rob Ackerman
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The Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 689 North Lakeshore Drive
197.37 km (122.7 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

6. The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte (from USD 263)

The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte boasts world-class service and sophisticated guest rooms with high ceilings and huge windows. The hotel also offers a wide range of leisure facilities, such as a full-service spa, spacious fitness center, and outdoor and indoor swimming pools.

Depending on what you seek out of your vacation, there are various packages to choose from. Book the Eat, Stay, Love Package and upgrade your stay with a 75 USD dinner credit at the Gallery Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in North Carolina. I also think guests will appreciate the in-room movie of choice per night and complimentary parking as well.

Available packages:
  • Romantic Rendezvous (turn-down service, chocolate-covered strawberries, bottle of sparkling, and daily breakfast in bed worth 100 USD)
  • Resort Retreats (100 USD resort credit per day)
  • Stay for Breakfast (breakfast for two adults and two children younger than 12, parking, and up to 80 USD per night)

Property highlight:
  • This stylish resort has a sprawling outdoor pool area, an indoor pool, and a relaxing spa with various treatments.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "Breakfast offers a nice touch of a basket of complimentary croissants and pastries. There is tea and coffee in the lobby for guests. You can sit outside if the weather allows and relax overlooking the grounds." - by Google reviewer, Maria Marione
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The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
3.83 km (2.4 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

7. Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds (from USD 160)

Situated in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain and surrounded by lush forests, Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds offers cozy accommodations with great amenities, such as a kitchen, seating area, private bathroom with hot tub and shower, and a flat-screen TV. I think guests with pets will also appreciate the dog run with a fence so your four-legged pals can run around safely.

Celebrating a special occasion with your significant other? Add 95 USD to your reservation and take advantage of the Romance Package, which includes a beautiful bouquet of seasonal flowers and a special 50 USD gift certificate for Asheville’s best restaurants, Corner Kitchen or Chestnut.

Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds also offers exciting rooftop bar tour packages. With the Sky’s The Limit Tour, you’ll enjoy three hours of rooftop bar-hopping. Each spot offers full food and drink menus. This tour is available daily at 4 pm and costs 79 USD.

If you’re booking a private group tour, the hotel offers a complimentary round-trip shuttle service.

Available package:
  • Add a Little Romance (accommodation in a romantic cabin, a bouquet of flowers, and gift certificates worth 50 USD for two restaurants)

Property highlight:
  • Families will have no problem finding things to do on the property, as there are a fishing pond, playgrounds, a game porch, and more.
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Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds

Wifi Available

Address: 39 Stockwood Road Ext.
156.79 km (97.5 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Games room Free parking Internet services

8. Beau Rivage Golf and Resort, Wilmington (from USD 139)

Located on the southeast coast of North Carolina, Beau Rivage Golf and Resort boasts a beautiful natural setting, similar to the sandhills near Pinehurst but only minutes away from downtown Wilmington.

The resort offers assistance with planning your dream golf vacation. Their dedicated staff can tailor your golf trip from start to finish, including dining, transportation, tours, and golf activities. They’ll make sure to coordinate with you to come up with a personalized golf package that suits your taste and budget.

Available packages:
  • Customizable golf & hospitality packages (options to adjust the length of your stay, add breakfast, lunch, or dinner, include golf lessons and range balls, and more)

Property highlight:
  • Have a fulfilling game of golf thanks to this property's 18-hole championship course with varying landscapes for an excellent challenge.
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Beau Rivage Golf and Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 649 Rivage Promenade
292.88 km (182.0 mi) from Breakout Games - Charlotte

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

Plan your trip to North Carolina

Whether you’re looking for a beach vacation, a cozy mountain escape, or an urban retreat, the Old North State has something for everyone. To make the most of your trip, book one of the above-listed all-inclusive resorts in North Carolina, USA.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Hi there! My name is Faith and I am a travel writer, certified freediver, entrepreneur, and animal lover.

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