GREENSBORO, GA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2014) - The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee will offer autumnal delights for families, couples and groups with the return of the Great Pumpkin Festival, as well as pumpkin-infused culinary and spa specialties. Each offering is carefully crafted to create picturesque memories, evoke the senses with daytime adventures and warm spirits with enchanted fall evenings. The 2014 Calendar of Fall Festivities includes:

  • The Great Pumpkin Festival (October 4, 11, 18, 25) - Every Saturday in October, families and children may enjoy holiday activities such as Bewitching Rides on the Linger Longer Express, Classic Autumn Hay Rides, The Great Pumpkin Carving and The Fire Lighting Ceremony with Chief Winterhawk followed by delicious s'mores.

  • Pumpkin Pairings (October 1-31) - Resort-wide dining options will showcase the great, flavorful pumpkin with delicious dessert and cocktail pairings, such as specialties from the classic gourmet cuisine of the resorts Linger Longer Steakhouse (Pumpkin Pie Soufflé with Cinnamon Ice Cream and a Pumpkin Pie Martini); casual waterfront fare from Gaby's by the Lake (Pumpkin Crème Brûlée and local pumpkin ale selections); and low-country dishes from Georgia's Bistro (a 3 for $33 pumpkin-themed menu and Pumpkin Pie Cappuccino). Additionally, the Lobby Lounge will feature Pumpkin Pie with Five-Spice Chantilly, pumpkin cocktails and a simply seasonal bar snack -- pumpkin seeds.

  • Autumn Rituals (September 1-November 30) - This fall, the award-winning luxury spa is offering seasonally inspired treatments including the Pumpkin Caramel Body Scrub and Wrap (sweet cream salt exfoliation, warm pumpkin clay body masque, Vichy shower and caramel body milk); the Pumpkin Hydrating Facial (pumpkin purée exfoliation and hydrating pumpkin masque); and the Caramel Coffee Manicure and Pedicure (sweet caramel coffee sugar scrub, honey mask and caramel body lotion).

Visit this fall and enjoy the Embrace Autumn resort package featuring overnight accommodations in a lake view guestroom or lakeside cottage, signature throw blanket and $100 USD resort credit to use towards fall activities, seasonal spa treatments or pumpkin-themed culinary menus, starting at $339 USD per night. The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee is ideally located just 75 miles from Atlanta, Georgia and offers 30 acres to explore. For more information about fall offers and packages, please visit

About The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation
An AAA Five Diamond resort, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation is known for its meticulous Ritz-Carlton service enhanced by an abundance of gracious Southern hospitality. Situated within Reynolds Plantation on 30 acres of stunning shoreline property on Georgia's Lake Oconee, the resort features access to 99 holes of championship golf designed by Bob Cupp, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio and Rees Jones. Additional highlights include: 251 newly refurbished rooms with resort and lake views; a 26,000-square-foot, full-service spa and fitness center; more than 18,000 square feet of meeting space including Sandy Creek Barn, a restored 1820s classic wood beam barn; fine low-country cuisine at Georgia's Bistro, updated classics at Linger Longer Steakhouse, casual dining at Gaby's by the Lake and lakefront Chiminea dining; and outdoor activities ranging from fishing, swimming, waterskiing, jet skiing, paddle boarding and wakeboarding to horseback riding and hiking. For more information and reservations, please call toll-free (800) 826-1945, (706) 467-0600 or visit

Contact Information:

Julie Rolland
Director of Communications
1 Lake Oconee Trail
Greensboro, GA 30642
Tel: (706) 467-0600