If you’ve always imagined getting a little closer to heaven, Serenbe is the idyllic place to be. This picturesque, environmentally friendly community is a nurturing place of warmth, relaxation and serenity. The natural beauty of the landscape is simply stunning. Just envision stepping back in time to a quiet, beautiful and leisurely pace of living. Whether you’re flying solo and need time to rest and relax, are traveling with your significant other and want to reconnect and reignite, or are making reservations for members of a group to get revitalized and revived, Serenbe is the ideal locale.
The Serenbe Inn – Enjoy the luxurious guest accommodations as you relax on the sprawling 40-acre countryside. The nightly room rate includes afternoon tea, evening dessert and a full country breakfast. Ask about their specials that include shows, plays or specialty dinners. You can make reservations online at http://serenbeinn.com/. To check into additional savings, try www.tripadvisor.com.
The Duck Inn – In addition to the inn, guests may reserve any of the 18 striking cottages, homes, townhomes, bungalows or lofts for nightly stays or extended periods of time. The Duck Inn is one of them. The spacious, multi-floor, beautifully contemporary loft provides all that guests need. It features a full, state-of-the art kitchen, two spacious private baths, two vibrantly decorated bedrooms, an airy living room leading out to the balcony, a romantic fireplace and a great dining area. Please click on this link: http://serenbeinn.com/accommodations/the-duck.
The General Store – For an extra special treat, take a leisurely stroll to Serenbe’s General Store. There you can purchase grocery items, dairy, produce, meats, breads, jams and jellies, gifts and picnic baskets. The establishment partners with Storico Fresco and Souper Jenny to provide ready-made meals for residents and guests daily. For other great products, see http://www.generalstoreatserenbe.com/.
The Restaurants – The cuisine at The Hil restaurant is absolutely delicious. The eatery is quite lovely and inviting. Try their chef’s cinnamon roll, Serenbe Farm egg salad and gulf crab fritters. The Blue-eyed Daisy Bakeshop features delicious confections, breakfast, lunch and Taco night. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, Selborne Sweets has fudge, ice cream and your favorite candies. Make reservations at the famous Farmhouse Restaurant and remember to order the legendary fried chicken on Saturdays and Sundays for lunch. See http://serenbefarmhouse.com/.
The Writer’s Pick of Pics – Since a picture is worth a thousand words, please see the special pictorial presentation! It features the travel journalist’s tour of the beautiful community! Click: https://www.facebook.com/LesliesLaneFREEStuff/photos/?tab=album&album_id=525472800973896
Leslie E. Royal is an international freelance journalist and travel writer for ESSENCE, Upscale and other publications. She is the creator of Leslie’s Lane – a consumer information blog featuring jobs, discounts, FREE stuff, resources, inspiration, travel and more. Please follow her on Twitter and Instagram @Leslie’s Lane.