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Top Gatlinburg Beach Hotels

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
3 out of 5
3710 Weber Rd., Gatlinburg, TN
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2,234 reviews)

"We enjoy staying here for the wonderful views and extra room that a condo provides for our family."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
Appalachian Lodge
2.5 out of 5
168 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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4.3/5Excellent! (455 reviews)

"The room decor was super cool! The location was awesome. Staff very friendly and everything felt clean. Would totally stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Appalachian Lodge
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center
2.5 out of 5
240 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $79 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.9/5Good! (948 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and accommodating. I was upgraded to nicer room with a creekside view at no charge. They quicky responded to requests. They periodically checked in via sms to make sure all my needs were met. Room wae clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

River Terrace Resort & Convention Center

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Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa
3.5 out of 5
915 Westgate Resorts Rd, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $159 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.8/5Good! (956 reviews)

"Overall out stay here was comfortable. Parking is a pain for check in. Also, our room did not have a Mountain View, as promised."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa
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Beach Hotels in Gatlinburg

Known for its hiking trails and shopping, Gatlinburg offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway. With your pick of 856 hotels and other accommodation options in this riverfront destination, it's easy to find the right one for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Gatlinburg, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort - 3-star condo resort. It features an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Guests love the central location and clean rooms.

River Terrace Resort & Convention Center - 2.5-star resort. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and proximity to shopping. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Activities include hiking trails.

Planning Your Trip to Gatlinburg

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 27°F
  • Driest months: October, August, September, and November, with an average rainfall of 3.14 inches
  • Rainiest months: May, July, March, and January, with an average rainfall of 4.28 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Gatlinburg

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Gatlinburg has to offer. Take advantage of the area's hiking trails and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and Fannie Farkle's Family Fun Parlor. Other things to see and do in the area are Earthquake the Ride and World of Illusions. Visitors also enjoy Gatlinburg for its:
  • Mountain views
  • Riverfront
  • Excursions
  • Seafood

Getting Around Gatlinburg

If you're looking to fly to Gatlinburg, the closest major airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Frequently asked questions

What is Gatlinburg like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its entertainment choices and aquarium, Gatlinburg offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Gatlinburg?
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center is a top resort for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa and Deer Ridge Mountain Resort.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Gatlinburg?
You can plan your beach trip with a look at the seasons in Gatlinburg: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 75°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 41°F. Average annual precipitation for Gatlinburg is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do around Gatlinburg?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. Discover the area’s entertainment choices and mountain views, and make time for local attractions like Gatlinburg SkyLift Park and Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park or Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Gatlinburg?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Gatlinburg more easily: Make your way to Gatlinburg with a flight to McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), the closest major airport which is located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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