Want to maximize the romance and adventure of your stay?  Add one or more of the following items for a one of a kind vacation in Western NC! Rates, locations, and availability may change at any time.  All prices are based on two guests.

Couple's Massage

Relax and re-energize with an hour-long massage in the privacy of your cabin or cottage. Minimum 48-hour advance notice required.  $220

Gourmet Taste

This delightful treat will be awaiting you in your cabin upon arrival. Enjoy a tray filled with an assortment of  cheeses, meats, crackers, and other savory or sweet tastes.  If you like, we can add a bottle of wine to complete the experience.  From $40

Sparkling Wine & Strawberries

Let the vacation begin!  Toast each other with a bottle of chilled prosecco accompanied by a dozen delectable chocolate-covered strawberries. $45

Local Goodie Basket

We will browse the local produce stands and independent gift shops to assemble a basket full of goodies including jam, honey, baking mixes, candies, BBQ sauce, salad dressing, and other items made here in Western North Carolina . $60

Fresh Floral Arrangement

Add to the romantic atmosphere of your cabin or cottage with a lovely bouquet of fresh flowers complemented by native greenery cut from around the property.  From $15

Lake Lure Beach

Enjoy a day relaxing on the beach while enjoying an incredible mountain view. The Lake Lure Beach, just 1/4 mile from The Arbor, is open daily from Memorial Day – Labor Day, weather permitting.  $16

Lake Lure Boat Tours

Discover the beauty and charm of pristine Lake Lure, named one of the top 10 most beautiful man-made lakes in the world!  Relax on covered tour boats while your skipper guides you past local attractions and landmarks such as the locations used in filming the popular Dirty Dancing, and the recently restored historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn.  Listen to the legends and learn about the natural and cultural history of the Hickory Nut Gorge.  Tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours.  Available April-November, depending on weather.  $30

Pontoon Boat Rental

Relax and take in the gorgeous views of the lake and beautiful mountains on your own pontoon boat! Rent a luxurious pontoon boat perfect for cruising Lake Lure, swimming, fishing, or just relaxing on the water. All rentals come equipped with floats and life vests.  $85 per hour / $285 for 4 hours

Non Motorized Boat Rental

Enjoy some time on serene Lake Lure taking in the views while being adventurous by renting a single or double kayak, canoe, paddle boat, or paddle-board. $70 for two hours  

Classic Swimming Hole Adventure

Visits easily accessible swimming holes surrounded by huge boulders and lush vegetation of the Green River Gamelands. This adventure offers short hikes, fun jump-off rocks, rope swings, and great places to stop and take a swim. $105

Kayak down the Lower Green River

This trip is great for everyone! The river is beautiful and offers several spots to stop along the way for a swim in a deep green swimming hole or a trip off a rope swing. These trips are usually 2.5 hours long. $105

Big Bradley 200 ft. Waterfall Rappel

The Bradley Falls 200 ft Rappel is not for the faint of heart, but will safely provide a thrill you won't get anywhere else. Practice your rappelling skills on a 30ft vertical rock face before your descent next the one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the region. Be prepared to get wet, the splash from the waterfall is just part of the experience. And remember to keep your eyes peeled for the abundant salamanders. Offered as a half-day trip, the Bradley Falls Rappel can also be combined with the Big Bradley Waterfall Trek for a full day of thrill seeking adventure (lunch included)! $225

Big Bradley Waterfall Trek

Spend the afternoon boulder hopping and jumping off waterfalls into deep green swimming holes. Our guided waterfall Trek starts at the breathtaking Big Bradley Falls – plunging over 120 ft into the pool below. Situated at the top of the Green River Gorge, Bradley Falls is a dramatic lead-in to lush vegetation, huge swimming holes, and waterfall jumps. It's home to one of the largest salamanders in the world. This trek is sure to enhance your view of the Western North Carolina Mountains. Your adventure starts with a moderate one-mile hike into the gorge with the sound of the falls thundering in the distance. Rappel the 30 ft rock face taking you to the base of the falls. Once in the pool below, it's an adventurous 3-hour trek – perfect for a high-energy adventure. $145

Zip-Line Canopy Tour

This is North Carolina Adventure at its best! Begin your 2½ hour trip perched on the rim of the famous Green River Gorge and plunge into untouched wilderness featuring 9 zip lines, 2 skybridges, and 3 huge rappels. The Gorge offers unique perspectives and dramatic effects. Comprised solely of tree-based platforms, The Gorge drops an unprecedented 1,100 vertical feet from start to finish. Experience breathtaking views of 10,000 acres of protected forest and hear the roar of the Green River. $210

Horseback Riding

Your adventure is a two-hour trip guiding you through beautiful trails leading you atop a mountain range to enjoy the fabulous "Overlook" view. Your guide will help you navigate the gentle curves and bends of the trails. $150

Biltmore Estate

George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as an escape from everyday life. Now, you are invited to explore that escape for yourself. A visit to the 8,000-acre estate in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina provides limitless fun. The Biltmore Estate is only 25 miles from the Arbor Cabins. Your admission includes self-guided tours of the breathtaking Biltmore House & Gardens and the Antler Hill Village - featuring the Winery, The Biltmore Legacy, Village Green, and The Farm.  From $130