A New Type of Vacation – Catherine’s Landing

via [Life and Home Magazine]

Imagine your favorite hotel amenities mixed with a beautiful, natural environment. You can now experience that with Hot Springs’ newest hospitality development –Catherine’s Landing, an RVC Outdoor Destination. So, what exactly is this?“An outdoor destination has multiple features, starting with a naturally appealing setting. Then, mix that with luxurious accommodation options, high-class amenities, and friendly concierge service,” Andy Cates, president of RVC Outdoor Destinations, the parent company of Catherine’s Landing. “People expect more out of their vacations, without having to break the bank. That’s why we’re offering such a unique concept at an exceptional value. There’s nothing comparable to Catherine’s Landing in the entire state.”

Catherine’s Landing officially opened in April 2011 and is located on Lake Catherine. To many locals, the area the resort encompasses is known as the Humphrey’s Dairy property. This specific area in Hot Springs was chosen for the development of Catherine’s Landing because the landscape is alluring and peaceful and the lake offers many water activities. Additionally, several other Hot Springs attractions are just a short drive from the resort. Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, Garvan Garden, and the historic bathhouses in the downtown district are all less than 20 minutes away.

Accommodations

Catherine’s Landing offers different types of lodging options, a feature that makes it unique. RVC worked with a cottage
“Our Resort cottages have accommodated families with multiple children to couples on honeymoons. Not only is the lodging of the highest class, but this reinforces the fact that we have amenities that appeal to everyone,” said General Manager Brad Boler.manufacturer to design its very own RVC Resort Cottages for Catherine’s Landing. These cottages are very trendy and each includes a loft, flat screen TV, washer/dryer, full kitchen, bed with fresh linens, towels, and outdoor furnishings that include a BBQ grill, picnic table and fire pit. And, the Resort Cottages can accommodate large families as well, sleeping four to six comfortably.

For the open road travelers, Catherine’s Landing has modern RV sites available for rent. These are placed in a private area, sitting on one mile of water frontage. All sites are concrete and include full hook-ups, 50 amp service and cable. Additionally, TrailerLife, a popular RV lifestyle magazine, has rated Catherine’s Landing with a perfect score: 10 stars each for facilities, restrooms and appeal.

The yurts are another rare, but very neat lodging option. Yurts are often associated with “glamping” (glamorous camping) and are growing popularity in the U.S. Yurts allow people to enjoy the outdoors without roughing it such as dealing with bugs, weather and dirt. They are dome-shaped wooden structures with furnishings, climate control and fresh linens. The coolest feature is the skylight that allows guests to see the starts at night without leaving the comfort of their bed. Each yurt is surrounded by a circular deck and features an outdoor picnic table and fire pit.

Amenities and Activities

All guests at Catherine’s Landing are treat to special on-site amenities, including free Wi-fi, a community lodge with a coffee, beer & wine bar, an activities pavilion with two outdoor kitchens, a gift shop and a saline swimming pool. If you decide to venture out for a day, let one of the concierges schedule your tee time of inform you of the best attractions in the city. For those rainy days, there’s a state-of-the-art fitness center and game room featuring a projector-size screen for Wii Games.

Since the main principles of Catherine’s Landing is to give people a vacation that allows them to enjoy and appreciate Mother Nature, the outdoor activities are abundant. Catherine’s Landing is one of the best summer get-aways because the lake proximity allows the resort to offer a variety of water activities. Guests can rent kayaks, take paddle board lessons, or they can enjoy a leisure ride on the property’s pontoon boat. A boat launch and dock is also available for guests’ personal boats and, when it’s time to leave they offer secured storage for boats and RVs, so you can maximize your gas mileage.

If you’re not much of a water person? You’ll still be able to enjoy the outdoors with bike and golf cart rentals, hiking and biking trails, horseshoes and children’s playground. Pets are allowed at Catherine’s Landing, too. There’s an off-leash park for them to play freely.

Hot Springs locals and guest, be welcomed to a new type of luxury. Take in the fresh air and the picturesque view of the sunset over the lake as you enjoy a glass of win from the porch of your cottage. residents, make it a weekend stay cation. Out-of-towners, it’s well worth the drive. whether you’re near or far, don’t be surprised if Catherine’s Landing becomes your new favorite destination.

via [Life and Home Magazine]