Smoky Mountain luxury resort joins elite hospitality group Relais & Châteaux

The Swag, a luxury all-inclusive resort nestled amid the Smoky Mountains in Waynesville, North Carolina, is joining Relais & Châteaux, a directory of elite, independently owned hotels and restaurants around the world, including notable destinations like Blackberry Farm, Old Edwards Inn and Spa, and Planters Inn. “Relais & Châteaux represents the best in hospitality,” said Annie Colquitt, a native Knoxvillian … Read More

The Swag luxury retreat again named to Condé Nast Top Resorts in the South

The Swag, a luxury all-inclusive resort in the Smoky Mountains, has again been named among the “Top Resorts in the South” by Condé Nast Traveler, landing at No. 7 in the 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Now in its 37th season, The Swag, located just outside Waynesville, North Carolina, offers unparalleled hospitality, natural beauty and tranquility at its mountaintop inn. Sitting … Read More

The Swag earns national recognition by Travel & Leisure

The Swag, a luxury retreat nestled in the Smoky Mountains outside of Asheville, North Carolina, has been named to the Top 15 U.S. Resort Hotels list by Travel & Leisure. The Swag also landed in the top three on the list of Top 10 Resort Hotels in the South. Every year, the rankings are determined by Travel & Leisure readers … Read More

New owners of The Swag retreat promise to preserve its character

David and Annie Colquitt of Knoxville, Tennessee, are purchasing The Swag, a popular mountain retreat near Waynesville, North Carolina. The Swag is located on 250 acres abutting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Its award-winning accommodations, fine dining and spectacular mountain views at an elevation of 5,000 feet make The Swag a one-of-a-kind getaway, one that is familiar to many … Read More