“COME IN LOVE, STAY IN LOVE, LEAVE IN LOVE” Royal Oaks Retreat is in the mountain top hamlet of LOVE, VA. We are located on the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile post 16 – just 3 miles from Wintergreen Resort, and just 15 miles from Interstate 64. Royal Oaks is a popular destination for Weddings, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, and fun for nature lovers and features lodging cabin rentals, a store, deli and gift shop. Our 9 upscale cabins feature Fireplaces, Jacuzzi Tubs, Equipped Kitchens, with all bedding, linens, and towels included. Our 3 large chalets have large decks with beautiful mountain views, large outdoor hot tubs, gas fireplaces, game tables, and can sleep up to 12 guests each. Royal Oak’s guests have FREE recreational activities provided on site: Sand Pit Volleyball, Horse Shoes, and Wildlife & Bird Viewing Trail. The distance from Royal Oaks to local favorite destinations are: Sherando Lake (fishing & swimming) – 4 miles; Appalachian Trail – 1 1/2 miles, and Crabtree Falls – 11 miles. Three Wilderness Areas within George Washington National Forest (“The Priest”, “Three Ridges”, and “Saint Mary’s”) are short drives away. Royal Oaks Wedding Garden can host from 2 to 200 guests. We supply facilities, catering, and special needs for wedding parties; let us custom design a package for you. Our annual LOVE Mountain Music Festival is a celebration of “Life on the Blue Ridge” and features Bluegrass Bands, Education Programs, and Exhibits.
Royal Oaks Deli is open seasonally with great picnic and hiking fare.