The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee offers a wide range of recreational activities, whether your ideal day is spent on land or water. Begin the day with an exhilarating jet-ski ride or quiet fishing excursion, head out on the water with a pontoon boat or canoe rental, take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool and cap off the day with s’mores or a romantic dinner for two overlooking the lake.
S’mores By The Lake
Sunday through Thursday, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
No reservations necessary
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is pleased to have your family join our complimentary s’mores celebration each evening by the rustic, lodge campfire. As you walk through our doors and time begins to slow down, come huddle around the warmth of the Georgia resort’s cozy lakeside bonfire and indulge in our signature tradition of delicious s’mores created just to your liking. The fire is lit nightly, just outside of Georgia’s restaurant.
Complimentary for registered hotel guests.
Romantic Lakeside Chiminea Dining Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Reservations are required
Please call the Guest Relations Team at (706) 467-7135
Sunset provides an engaging backdrop for a romantic, luxurious and memorable dining experience lakeside. Bask in the glow of your personal chiminea bonfire while relaxing in Adirondack chairs. Enjoy a private dinner with various menus to choose from, in addition to chilled champagne, assorted truffles and chocolate-covered strawberries.
Cost is $125 per person, not including tax and gratuity.
Young Harris WaterSports Boat Rentals
Sunday through Friday with reservations made 12 hours in advance
Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To make reservation please call the Resort Concierge at (706) 467-7130.
Meet us on the beach or boat docks for some family fun and adventure on Lake Oconee. Young Harris WaterSports is proud to offer a wide variety of motorized watercraft and water sport equipment. Our boats are sure to please everyone. In addition to facilitating all action sports on the water, we also offer professional guided Fishing Excursions and Lake Tours. So whether you are looking for a relaxing pontoon ride or some adventure tubing, Young Harris WaterSports will be happy to assist with all your needs.
Jet Ski - $130 for the first hour; 2 persons max
Tritoon Boat - $210 for the first hour; 11 persons max
Ski Boat - $230 for the first hour; 8 persons max
Wake Boat - $260 for the first hour; 12 persons max
Double-Decker TriToon w/Slide - $260 per hour; 11 persons max
*All prices include fuel, tax and water sport equipment if available
*Captained services additional $40 per hour
Dates for Holiday rates:
Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on holiday weekends
Holiday rentals will increase by $20 per the rates above
Minimum 2 hour rentals on all boats not Jet Ski's
Memorial Day: May 27,28,29
July 4th: July 1,2,3
Labor Day: 2,3,4
Non-motorized Lake Activities
Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reservations are not required
Join us daily for a plethora of non-motorized lake activities that are sure to keep you entertained for hours at our resort. Our Yolo Boards are an easier to use version of the standup paddle board. They are sturdy and fun to maneuver around Lake Oconee. They are also a great way to strengthen your core muscles while on vacation. Jump in a canoe and paddle leisurely around Lake Oconee - you just may see Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons or Striped Bass jumping out of the water! If you are looking for more speed than the canoes, try our single and tandem kayaks. But be careful they are easier to flip! If your legs are ready for a work out, try our pedal boat. It can accommodate 2 people and are a favorite of cyclists.
Schiller Water Bikes
Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reservations are not required
Ready to relax, sit back and enjoy the sunshine? Fishing is the perfect activity for a lazy summer day on a lake vacation! You can fish from the bank, the docks or at The Pointe! You will catch bream, sunfish, catfish and bass. Fishing Rentals come with a pole, tackle and bait.
Cost $10 per hour, $15 for a half-day (4 Hours) or $20 for a full-day (8 Hours).
Fishing Guide Services
Fishing service offered year-round. Requires one day notice to book excursion.
Fishing Excursion (1-2 people) - $500
4 hour professional guide service
Fishing license(s) required
Vessel may vary depending on availability (Pontoon / Center Console / Bass Boat)
Fish may vary depending on season and lake conditions
For reservations or other information, please contact Resort Concierge at (706) 467-7130.
Pool Deck and Infinity Swimming Pool
The pool deck with infinity pool is great for enjoying your morning coffee while watching the sunrise or while hanging over the ledge with your favorite cocktail in hand. The pool stays heated year round and is ideal for relaxing, playing water games or simply taking in the view. Stroll down to the lake and lounge around on the beach while you escape in a good book or take an afternoon nap. The outdoor infinity pool includes spacious seating area, a sundeck with lounge chairs, a children’s pool complete with water features and additional restrooms. The indoor pool located inside the spa is ideal for swimming laps and offers a cozy ambience next to the poolside fireplace. Family swim time takes place in the indoor pool every day, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.