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
July 4th Celebration at Sunset Cove
07/01/2016 - 07/04/2016
Celebrate our nation's birthday with us! It's the perfect weekend to come ride the water slides, dip your toes in the lake, build a sandcastle along our pristine beach, and soak up the sun at LanierWorld! Dine right on the beach or catch a pick-up game of volleyball at Sunset Cove! Check out great live music at each of our outdoor stages! There will be patriotic food and drink specials all weekend long, with fireworks and special presentation on Spectacular Screen! This is an Independence Day...read more
Lanier Islands Lights the Fuse on a Fabulous Fourth of July Weekend
07/01/2016 - 07/04/2016
Patriots, sun worshippers and fun seekers will unite on the shores of Lake Lanier for yet another epic Independence Day weekend celebration at Georgia's Lanier Islands. Spanning four days, the lakeside event will consist of music concerts, rocking DJs, live entertainment, food & drink specials, a patriotic tribute throughout each day on the new high-definition Spectacular Screen that soars five stories above Big Beach, and so much more. There will also be a fireworks display on Saturda...read more
Santa's Vacation Adventure at Lanier Islands
07/05/2016 - 07/09/2016
Well-known as a popular stop for Saint Nick during Magical Nights of Lights throughout the holiday season, Lanier Islands has announced plans to play host to its first "Santa's Vacation Adventure" from Tuesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 9. Throughout his visit to the Islands, guests can enjoy Breakfasts with Santa, Santa Selfies, Santa sightings throughout the resort, holiday-themed shows on the Spectacular Screen and more. The resort is also featuring a Santa Vacation Adventure Package -...read more
July Wine Cruise
07/10/2016 - 07/10/2016
One of our most popular dining events, our Wine Cruise Series is back for 2016! Cruise the South's Great Lake on our 85-foot houseboat on selected Sundays 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 conclusion of each...read more
Pirates of Lanier Poker Run
07/14/2016 - 07/16/2016
The 8th annual Pirates of Lanier Charity Poker Run is now starting to fill up with entries. A number of the "Pirate" entrants have asked for us to show the names of the boats that have entered. While chasing them down on the high seas, you might recognize the name of the boat or the captain before you see who the pirates are on board.
Lanier Partners of North Georgia, Inc. is a nonprofit, charitable organization and it is our mission to improve the quality of life for children. We crea...read more
Full Moon Party
07/23/2016 - 07/23/2016
Celebrate Full Moon Party at Sunset Cove on Saturday, July 23, 2016. The DJ will be live from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fly Betty Band will be live in concert from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
You don't know Fly Betty? Well, check out their YouTube Videos and see what they are all about!read more
July Cigar and Scotch Cruise
07/24/2016 - 07/24/2016
Join us for the July Cigar and Scotch Cruise on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Cruise the South's Great Lake on our 85-foot houseboat on selected Sundays while tasting fabulous cigars and scotches from all over, paired with creative culinary dishes prepared special by our team of chefs. Guests will interact with knowledgeable industry insiders for a three-hour cruise aboard the Island Princess.
The Princess sets sail from Harbor Landing at 2 p.m. and docks at 5 p.m. Each unique opportunity to ...read more
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
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. Fly Betty Band will be live in concert from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.!
You don't know Fly Betty? Well check out their YouTube Videos and see what they are all about!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