Unforgettable experiences are yours at Newell Lodge and Resort at the Okefenokee Swamp. We offer several upscale outdoor settings, ensuring the perfect place for your special event.
Our team of Southern hospitality experts under the leadership of Kay Carter provide a relaxed, comfortable approach to rustic elegance with a timeless feel. The family-style resort can be booked year-round for events large or small. From weddings and reunions, to small, intimate business luncheons or corporate team retreats, to horseback adventures or eco-excursions, Newell Lodge and Resort is here for you.
Memorable Meetings: When it’s not business as usual! Whether you’re hosting a special business meeting, your non-profit board, or you need to spend quality time working with your team, you’ll enjoy our private, executive-style meeting room with state of the art wide-screen display and WiFi. Break for lunch on the grounds with our hand-packed, made-to-order sandwiches selection, or sit down a delicious, catered lunch buffet in Swampfire Backwoods Bistro™. And more! We’re delighted to serve your vision. BY RESERVATION.
At Swampfire Backwoods Bistro™, celebrate your special occasions with a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Chef Rhnea and our culinary team offers best in class Steak-and-Shrimp cuisine, featuring our private label Angus beef, local shrimp, and homemade, organic and seasonal farm-to-table specialties (subject to availability).. To guarantee seating for your special event, reservations are required. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS ONLY.
Newell On The Vine,™ our educational wine tasting series, is open to the public THURSDAYS ONLY from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Knowledgeable wine experts offer insights on four hand-picked, themed selections. Your favorites are available by the glass or bottle in addition to our house wine and beer selections. We also serve complimentary bread and cheese and Chef’s Choice companion tastings from Swampfire Backwoods Bistro™. Private wine tastings and cash bars are available options for our special event clients on request.