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The Swag Joins Elite Hospitality Group Relais & Châteaux



The Swag, a luxury all-inclusive resort nestled amid the Smoky Mountains in Waynesville, North Carolina, is joining Relais & Châteaux, a directory of elite, independently owned hotels and restaurants around the world, including notable destinations like Blackberry Farm, Old Edwards Inn and Spa and Planters Inn.

The secluded mountain resort joins 580 of the world’s finest properties. The Paris-based association has members in 64 countries across five continents. Beyond excellence in hospitality and cuisine, Relais & Châteaux selects properties that exemplify its core values: local focus, humanity, sharing and commitment.

The Swag offers luxurious accommodations, allowing guests a peaceful environment where they can rest, relax and rejuvenate. Located on a secluded mountain top just outside Waynesville, North Carolina, the inn is an ideal destination for romantic getaways, weddings, corporate retreats and more.

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