Lanier Islands, GA 30518
770-945-8787 | 800-840-5253
Lanier Islands is a 1,100-acre year-round vacation destination located on the shores of Lake Sidney Lanier. Accommodations include deluxe waterfront lakehouse vacation rentals, a luxurious full-service hotel, 10-passenger houseboats and a lakeside campground.
Activities include a beach and water park, bike trail, an expansive boat rental fleet, horseback riding, golfing, hiking, zip line tours and more.
Fall comes alive on the Islands during Haunted Nights of Lights and during the Christmas holidays, the resort sparkles with the amazing displays of the "Magical Nights of Lights."
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: All Day
Monday: All Day
Tuesday: All Day
Wednesday: All Day
Thursday: All Day
Friday: All Day
Saturday: All Day
Golf on Site
Average Nightly Rate
AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount
Bar/Lounge, Boat Launch, Concierge Service, Exercise Room/Fitness Center, Express Check-in/out, Free Local Calls, Full-Service Business Center, Full-Service Restaurant, Golf Nearby, Meeting Space Available, Outdoor Pool, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Pool/Whirlpool (ADA Compliant), Restaurant Nearby, Restaurant on Site, Smoking Allowed on Premises, Spa on Site, Valet Parking
ADA-compliant, Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Maps/Brochures/Guides, Parking Fees, Wedding & Honeymoon
Group-friendly, Maximum Room Block, Motorcoach-friendly
Free Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi in Public Space, Wi-Fi In-Room
Near Interstate Highway
American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Fireplaces, Hair Dryer, In-Room Coffee Maker, Iron/Ironing Board, Room Service
Number of Rooms (Total): 287
1-Bedroom Units, 2-Bedroom Units, 3+ Bedroom Units, Suites
Setting & Style
Beach & Coastal, Luxurious & Elegant, Pastoral Setting, Romantic, Rustic & Natural
05/12/2016 - 08/11/2016
It's movie night on #Throwback Thursday! We're playing classic movies, like Grease, That Thing You Do, Ghostbusters, Field of Dreams, and more! Come to Big Beach at Lanier Islands to watch these favorite movies on our brand new 50×80 Spectacular Screen!
Movie schedule and more information to come.read more
Low Country Boil Fridays
05/13/2016 - 08/12/2016
Come and enjoy this Southern favorite every Friday night, May 13 - August 12, at Sunset Cove: a steaming pot of shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, and smoked sausage. Indulge in this true Southern staple while relaxing lakeside.read more
05/25/2016 - 08/10/2016
Every Wednesday at Sunset Cove, check out Wine Wednesdays!
Each Wednesday, from May 11 to August 10, we will be pairing a specific wine with a delicious food pairing to highlight the flavor and complexity of each wine.
More information on the wine of the week to come!read more
07/05/2016 - 08/09/2016
Celebrate Educator Tuesday at LanierWater Park. Teachers/educators receive half off admission to LanierWorld on Tuesdays for up to 4 people. Must show ID or other credentials and corresponding photo ID.read more
Lanier Islands "Movie Mingle" with Tingle!
07/30/2016 - 07/30/2016
Join Star 94.1 for "Movie Mingle" with Tingle at Lanier Islands on July 30! Come early to enjoy Lanier World and stay to party with Tingle and enjoy the movie Zootopia with your family!
August Wine Cruise Series
08/21/2016 - 08/21/2016
One of our most popular dining events, our August Wine Cruise Series is back for 2016! Cruise the South's Great Lake on our 85-foot houseboat on selected Sundays through August 24, while tasting fabulous wines from all over the world, paired with creative culinary dishes prepared special by our team of chefs. Guests will interact with winemakers and other knowledgeable wine industry insiders for a three-hour cruise aboard the Island Princess. All guests can order the wines they sampled at the...read more
Labor Day Weekend Celebration
09/02/2016 - 09/05/2016
Spend Labor Day at Lanier Islands with great food, fun, and music! Fireworks go off at 10 p.m. on September 4, 2016. More information to come.read more
Music, Beach, & Brew Fest
09/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
Come out to LanierWorld at Lanier Islands for Music, Beach, & Brew Fest on September 10, 2016! 10-20 restaurants and venders will be participating in the festival. A variety of beers will be showcased and available for purchase in the Beer Garden Tent. Volleyball, activities, arts and crafts, and more will be featured on the beach during the festival. Kids can enjoy a Kids Corner full of fun and games. Live entertainment will be playing throughout the day and evening.
Full Moon Party at Sunset Cove!
09/17/2016 - 09/17/2016
Join us for the Full Moon Party at Sunset Cove on September 17, 2016. DJ will be live from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.read more
09/17/2016 - 09/17/2016
Join us for food, drinks, live entertainment, and family fun at the Fall Party. The event will be held at Hideaway Bay Marina on September 17, 2016, from 6-10 p.m.
Food will be catered by Fish Tales Lakeside Grille. Pick up your wristbands in the marina office. (Maximum 4 adults per slip. Drink tickets will be given out at the party – bring your ID! Also remember to bring your chairs / blankets!)read more
September Wine Cruise
09/18/2016 - 09/18/2016
Cruise the South's Great Lake on our 85-foot houseboat. Taste fabulous wines from all over the world, with culinary dishes. All guests can order the wines they sampled at the conclusion of each cruise. Our yacht sets sail at 2 p.m. and docks at 5 p.m. The cost is $60 per person or $110 per couple. We are located at 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford, Ga. Make your reservations online at lakelanierislands.com.read more
Bubble Run 5K
10/08/2016 - 10/08/2016
Who says running a 5k race can't be fun for the entire family? We sure didn't!
Come check out Lanier Islands, as we host the Bubble Run 5k! There's froth, foam, and fun on October 8, 2016. You can even shoot foam cannons at the start and finish lines!
Did I mention the after party? Hope to see you splishing and splashing this October!
Sign up for the Bubble Run 5k here.read more
10/09/2016 - 10/09/2016
The Lanier Islands wedding showcase will be held at Legacy Lodge in the Grand Ballroom on October 9, 2016. More information to come!read more
BBQ, Boots, & Blues
10/15/2016 - 10/15/2016
It's back! Don't miss out on BBQ, Boots, & Blues at LanierWorld Big Beach! We will be focusing on the great BBQ of the South. Guests can participate in delicious tastings. Come early! There is a limited amount of BBQ. Volleyball, activities, arts and crafts and more will be taking place on the beach. Kids can participate in a Kids Corner full of fun and games. Live entertainment will be playing throughout the day. For those football fans, there is a sports zone with national sports teams play...read more
Lanier Under The Lights 5K 2016
11/12/2016 - 11/13/2016
This 5K run/walk will take visitors through 3.1 miles of glowing Christmas light displays and the beautiful scenery that surrounds Lanier Islands. Magical Nights of Lights will be in full effect around Lake Lanier!
We recommend that all registrants arrive at the Resort a minimum of 1 to ¼ hours before the start of the race at 5:45 p.m.
Entry fee, times and donation information to come later in 2016. Stay tuned. For more information, visit read more