The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to share a recent press release from Daniel Communities regarding commencement plans for Phase 2 of High Hampton Resort & Club's re-imagination plan. The resort will continue to work with the North Carolina State Historical Preservation Office to construct additional resort amenities and renovate the historic inn and lodging accommodations. Read the whole press release from Daniel Communities below.

For Immediate Release

High Hampton Resort Prepares for Next Chapter in Storied History
Resort to Begin Year-Long Transformation and Renovation
Cashiers, N.C. (October 29, 2018) – As the seven new Tom Fazio designed golf holes start to take shape on the west side of Hwy 107 just south of downtown Cashiers, Daniel Communities is pleased to announce plans for Phase 2 of the re-imagination of the treasured High Hampton Resort & Club. Beginning this off-season, and working with the North Carolina State Historical Preservation Office, ownership has committed to building additional resort amenities and renovating the historic inn and lodging accommodations while continuing the renovation of the golf course under direction of Mr. Fazio and his team. 
In addition to the extensive golf course redesign and creating a new driving range and short game practice facility, a new restaurant that will offer ample yet intimate indoor and outdoor gathering spaces with dramatic views, a pool complex, lake front beach recreation area and fitness center will all be added to the club member and resort guest amenities. Family recreation activities will also be enhanced through the development of new tennis and pickle ball courts, a croquet lawn and dedicated space for additional games and activities. 
For those looking to visit High Hampton, not only will the historic lodge and cottages undergo improvements to guest rooms, the dining room and common areas, but also new lake and mountain view cottage guest rooms will be developed. The master plan continues to contemplate additional future developments, which will include a new spa, additional F&B programming and additional new cottage guest room units; the sum total of which are all crafted and programmed to stay true to the High Hampton ethos as The Original Southern Mountain Retreat - where time slows and people stop to reconnect.
“The next year will set us up for the next century,” said Tom Garcia, General Manager of High Hampton Resort. “Together, we set a higher standard for the High Hampton experience by both preserving and honoring the spirit and tradition of this great resort while transforming the comforts, services and amenities that will truly make this a grand destination. The upcoming enhancements will only continue the legacy and help share the High Hampton story with future generations.”
Given the magnitude and location of the improvements being made to the resort core and surrounding grounds, High Hampton will not be taking reservations at the historic Inn for the 2019 season; however High Hampton will continue to welcome guests and be their guide to a spectacular mountain experience through the vacation home rental program. Information on home rentals is available on and additional information regarding club and real estate sales can be found at
High Hampton Resort is managed by Benchmark Global Hospitality as part of the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand. For more information on High Hampton Resort, please visit
About High Hampton Resort
High Hampton Resort, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has for 96 years operated as a rustic yet elegant mountain inn overlooking the spectacular scenery of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Amenities at this 3,600-foot elevation, 1,400-acre, 116-room resort (with lodge rooms, cottages and cabins, all with private bath) include a myriad of seasonal events (children’s programs, llama walks, golf and tennis clinics, dahlia dinners, etc.), a mountain golf course, a full dining room with three sumptuous buffets daily, five tennis courts, spa, hiking trails and a 15-acre private lake for swimming, boating, fishing, and other water-related activities. Visit High Hampton Resort in Cashiers, North Carolina.  For more detailed information, see the website at or contact reservations toll-free at (800) 334-2551.
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About Daniel Communities
Daniel Communities is among the leading developers and managers of premier destination resort communities in the country including the renowned golf and lake resort, Reynolds Lake Oconee and Ritz Carlton Lodge.  Daniel Communities, together with its sister company Daniel Corporation, is one of the most recognized and trusted names in real estate with a heritage that spans nearly 60 years.   Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Daniel has created iconic and transformative properties in nearly every southern and mid-Atlantic state.