With a 34 year history as elegant as a fine glass of chardonnay, Château Élan Winery & Resort offers luxurious amenities paired with unparalleled southern charm. Located just 40 minutes outside of Atlanta, the winery and resort transports guests to a 16th century French château situated on 3,500 acres in the heart of the South. From the moment you travel through the gates of Château Élan until the moment you leave, you will experience warm hospitality combined with the beauty of the French countryside. As an award-winning winery with world-class accomodation, dining, spa, golf, and corporate meeting and event space, the exceptional service at Château Élan Winery & Resort provides a tailored experience designed to help guests feel right at home.
Inspired by elements of a French countryside, the Inn at Château Élan is a respite for guests, offering 320 guestrooms and suites, including both a Presidential suite and a Governor’s suite. All guestrooms boast exquisite bedding, rich walnut woods, and muted shades evocating the sun drenched Mediterranean. Walking distance from the pro shop and clubhouse, cozy villas line the 15th fairway of the Château Golf Course. Two and three bedroom layouts complete with a fully equipped kitchen and fireplace are ideal for groups and social gatherings. The European Spa has 14 recently renovated guest suites with two person airjet tub, evening turndown, luxurious linens and is just steps from the fitness facility and pool.
The 35 acre on-site vineyard is truly a treasure. Focused on quality, the winemaking style achieves a balance combining new techniques with old world traditions. Intimate tastings for two or private group tours are available to sample the award-winning wine. The Château Élan Winery has earned more than 70 awards since executive winemaker Simone Bergese joined in 2012, including multiple best‐of‐class, double gold and gold medals. As Georgia’s only resort with a full-production winery, Château Élan continues to establish itself as a consistent top‐ten East Coast winery. In addition, the winery includes a Wine Market and Viking Culinary Studio, offering weekend cooking classes and demonstrations by Château Élan’s international team of chefs.
When it comes to your stay at Château Élan Winery & Resort, the hardest decision is to choose from the seven acclaimed restaurants. A cultural array of dishes and ingredients await from each of the world renowned chefs. From sunny and health-focused dining at Fleur-de-lis near the spa, to French-inspired classics paired with wines from the Château Élan vineyards at Café Elan, to a truly authentic Irish pub complete with design and menu straight from Ireland, unique culinary experiences are around every corner. For a more intimate experience, Le Clos seats only 28 and offers a prix fixe menu of five courses with the option to include Château Élan’s finest estate bottled wines or other choices from an extensive wine list. A true local choice, Le Clos features a seasonal menu with fruits and vegetables exclusively provided by Georgia farms.
The Spa at Château Élan is a full-service European-style spa nestled inside a lakeside mansion. Romantic and serene, the spa provides an extensive offering of European and specialized treatments, couples experiences, massage and wellness therapies, signature anti-oxidant winery treatments and more. Fitness facilities at the Spa include an exercise studio offering weekly innovative low impact aerobics, strength training, body sculpting, yoga and pilates.
Few golf resorts possess the beauty and variety offered by Château Élan Winery & Resort’s 63 holes of championship golf. With three illustrious layouts augmented by lush vineyards and unparalleled customer service, the environment lends itself for a truly memorable golf experience. Designed by prominent golf course architect Denis Griffiths, the courses use tall stands of pine, hardwood trees, lakes and ponds as natural boundaries. Perhaps one of the most exclusive amenities at Château Élan is the The Legends course, a private, members-only golf club and the masterpiece of celebrated golf greats Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead, and Kathy Whitworth. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy recreations of recognizable holes such as the 12th and 13th at Augusta National, The Postage Stamp at Royal Troon, and the 18th at Merion.
Energetic and highly productive meetings are created everyday at Château Élan. The unique combination of one-of-a-kind experiences in a luxurious setting helps set Château Élan apart from other conference centers and locations. The Four Diamond leisure and conference destination offers 19 meeting rooms, two boardrooms, numerous outdoor spaces and a variety of exclusive teambuilding events. From impersonating a chef, fragrance blending and racing with the Skip Barber Racing School experts, Château Élan is helping teams increase their creativity and communication with each other.
There is a subtle difference of excellence that sets Château Élan apart from other world class properties, positioning the winery and resort as a go-to destination for the ultimate luxury experience for all business and leisure travelers.
For reservations at Château Élan Winery & Resort, please call 678-425-0900, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.chateauelan.com.