(828) 295-4463, westglowresortandspa.com
If you’re seeking an intimate experience, consider this luxurious nine-room resort, located in a restored Greek Revival mansion that once belonged to writer-painter Elliott Daingerfield. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, west of Winston-Salem and Greensboro, N.C., the spa has earned accolades from Travel + Leisure Magazine.
Amenities Six units are in the mansion. Three units in nearby Cedar Lodge have Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces and private decks. The wellness center offers an indoor pool, whirlpools, wet-dry sauna, steam room, fitness equipment, an aerobics studio, full-service salon and a fitness appraisal clinic.
Dining Rowland’s features a spa menu, along with seafood, steak and game.
Area activities Hike, bike, climb, ski, horseback ride and shop in quaint boutiques.
Wedding perks Westglow’s Southern sensibility, columned mansion and mountain views make it a prime wedding site.
Rates Double occupancy rates range from $348 on weeknights from November to April ($373 on weekends and holidays) to $373 on weeknights from May to October ($398 on weekends). Romance packages add Champagne, a couple’s massage and other amenities to the usual rate inclusions’ three meals, a one-hour spa treatment of your choice, spa amenities, fitness classes and taxes.