Sunday, April 13, 2014

Memorable Mother's Day 2014 for Mom (Ellijay, GA)

Don’t just bring your mother flowers for Mother’s Day- bring her TO the flowers! Give your mother the gift of the  North Georgia Mountains where the hills are alive with spring blossoms, wine grape vines, and mountain memories.

Your mother will have a holiday to remember for always when she is immersed in the colorful kaleidoscope of colors and vibrant beauty of the North Georgia Mountains. Stop along the way at The Cartecay Vineyards for a bit of wine tasting and a view of the gorgeous vineyards, and then spend the night in a charming villa at The Villas at Coosawattee. Your mother will have so much to brag about when she gets home!

Spring Blossoms for Mom

Silver bell tress, yellow poplars, tulip poplars, dogwoods, black locust, and hawthorns- tourists that visit the North Georgia Mountains in spring see the largest number and the most beautiful blooming trees! One of the first spring trees to flower is the silver bell tree. The silver bell is a small tree with white bell-shaped flowers  and is sprouting throughout the southern Appalachian region.  Another flower that is apparent in the springtime is the yellow or tulip poplar and is one of the tallest hardwoods in this range. An additional beauty is the  showy white or pink flowered dogwood tree which bloom throughout May. Dogwood is considered by many gardeners to be one of the most beautiful trees with sweeping branches that rise slightly at the ends. Be on the lookout for black locust with sweet-smelling white flowers as well. Finally, hawthorns are a sight to behold with clusters of small white flowers.

Wine for a Wonderful Woman

While on your Mother’s Day excursion, stop by the Cartecay Vineyards for some wine tasting. The Southern Appalachians are ideal for growing wine grapes with the elevation, the soil and the climate combining to produce wine grapes of the highest quality and subsequently, fine wines. The Tasting Barn features a tasting bar, a sitting area around a wood fire stove, a covered porch, and a deck. The Chimney is the central feature of the Chimney Patio which is always open for use and a wonderful place to sit, relax and take in the ambiance of the vineyard. The Chimney Patio has a tasting bar and scheduled live music. Your mother will love the breathtaking views and immersing her senses in the varietals:  Vidal Blanc, Merlot,  Traminette, Norton (Cynthiana), Catawba, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The vineyard is open Thursday through Monday from 11am – 6pm and Sunday from 12:30pm to 5:30pm.

Mother’s Day Cabin Special

To complete your Mother’s Day to remember, The Villas at Cooswattee offer cozy and quaint accommodations for you, your mother, and her entourage. The Villas is offering Three Bedroom Villas, that regularly run for $190 per night, for only $65 per night! The Mother’s Day special is valid for Monday – Thursday from April 15th to May 14th:

Four Night Stay BEST VALUE

         $65 per night in Three Bedroom Villa (regularly $190 per night)\
         $70 per night in Hot Tub Villa (regularly $210 per night)

Three Night Stay

         $70 per night in Three Bedroom Villa (regularly $190 per night)
         $75 per night in Hot Tub Villa (regularly $210 per night)

Two Night Stay

         $75 per night in Three Bedroom Villa (regularly $190 per night)
         $80 per night in Hot Tub Villa (regularly $210 per night)

The amenities at the resort are wide and varied, ranging from indoor and outdoor swimming pools, camp sites, river parks, exercise & weight room, game rooms, miniature golf, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, and basketball courts. The scenery is absolutely beautiful, perfect for long drives or quick hops over to the many resort parks.

And most importantly, The Villas provides the perfect proximity to the two main destinations for your trip- flowers and wine vineyard! Directions: Off of 515 turn onto Old State Route 5. Take a right towards Historic Downtown Ellijay for approximately 4 miles. Take a left onto GA Hwy 382 / Green’s Country Store. Up the hill (.6 miles) take a right into the main entrance of The Coosawattee River Resort

This Mother’s Day create a holiday to remember. With a little drive to the mountains, your mother can indulge her senses in all of the wonder and beauty the North Georgia Mountains has to offer. Fields of flowers, vineyards with varietals, and cozy cabins will wrap-up to be a gift you can be excited about and an experience your mother will talk about for years to come.

About The Villas at Coosawattee

The Villas at Coosawattee was awarded “Silver Crown” from RCI  in recognition of its outstanding resort facilities and services.  The award recognizes The Villas strong commitment to quality and service based on a 12-month compilation of exchange guest assessments, which include resort quality, service delivery, and overall vacation experience.

For Reservations

The Monday – Thursday Mother’s Day offer is valid April 15 – May 14th. Please call The Villas at Coosawattee between 8am & 5pm EST at (706) 276-1075 to make your reservation. Refer to the Monday to Thursday Mother's Day Special when making your reservation.

Where to Find The Villas at Coosawattee

To find The Villas at Cooswattee, travel approximately 75 miles north of Atlanta or 70 miles south of Chattanooga off of Highway 515 in Ellijay. Turn onto Old State Route 5 and then take a right towards Historic Downtown Ellijay. Travel for approximately 4 miles and take a left onto GA Hwy 382 / Green’s Country Store. Travel up the hill for .6 miles and take a right into the main entrance of The Coosawattee River Resort. Check in for The Villas is located at The POA office, which is approximately a half mile from the gate on the right.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions include but are not limited to the rentals are based on availability with no pets. Rates include cleaning fees. Check-in is at 4:00pm and check-out is by 10:00am. Above prices above subject to 12% Sales and Lodging Tax.

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