The corporate retreat is a fool-proof way to get your team back on their feet. There is nothing like a good ole’ team-building activity, live concert, delectable dinner, or maybe even a friendly competition or two to make your team more cohesive and productive. While the choices can seem unlimited (and the planning process daunting!), we’re here to pass on our wisdom - Atlanta is a booming city, and a great destination for your next company retreat.

So, why take your team on a company retreat to Atlanta, Georgia? 

While we’re experts on planning corporate retreats (more about this one below), we are constantly on the hunt for great locations to take our clients. Atlanta offers it all, and is the perfect blend of business and pleasure. Known as the ‘Capital of The South’, Atlanta is a city chock-full of fun activities and rich history. 

Explore the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, stroll through the lush gardens at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, or catch a game at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Stroll through the hometown streets of famous musicians Kelly Rowland, Usher, and CeeLo Green, or duck into art galleries and famous museums. Visit any of the city's distinct neighbourhoods, or catch live music in any of the parks. Hit up the downtown core for some retail therapy, or venture into any of the neighbouring districts for a more eclectic selection.

From the sprawling green spaces of Stone Mountain Park to the lavish comforts of the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, we've got you covered. So, grab a mint julep, kick up your feet, and let's dive into the best locations for your corporate retreat in Atlanta that will help your team get your team re-energized and excited for work: 

Corporate Retreat Venues In Atlanta

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead 

Experience the epitome of luxury and sophistication at the Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead. From the opulent chandeliers to the sleek marble floors, every inch of this hotel exudes elegance and refinement. Enjoy impeccable service from the moment you step into the grand lobby, and unwind in your spacious and stylish guest room or suite. Take a dip in the indoor pool, or indulge in a treatment at the world-class spa. Enjoy your Monday meetings in any of the 12 elegant meeting rooms, and take advantage of the classic Southern Hospitality! 

# of Guestrooms: 127

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 20-minute drive 

The regal exterior of the Waldorf Astoria, with warm lights illuminating the interior. 

The Westin Peachtree Plaza

Rising high above the skyline of Atlanta, The Westin Peachtree Plaza offers a unique and awe-inspiring experience. Enjoy breathtaking views of the city from your room, or take a ride on the hotel's famous glass elevator, which offers panoramic views of the cityscape. The hotel's 73 stories are home to over 1,000 guest rooms, as well as a rooftop pool, fitness center, and multiple dining options. It’s high-in-the-sky meeting spaces make for a memorable retreat, while it’s central location makes for easy lunch breaks. The perfect location for a corporate retreat, The Westin Peachtree is the perfect mix of business and pleasure.

# of Guestrooms:1,073

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 10-minute drive

The skyline surrounding the Westin Peachtree, a large skyscraping hotel in downtown Austin with ample meeting rooms for corporate retreats in Atlanta. 

Hotel Clermont

If you're looking for a hotel with character, and fewer rooms than the Westin Peachtree, Hotel Clermont is the perfect choice. This boutique hotel in the heart of Atlanta's trendy Poncey-Highland neighbourhood is housed in a historic building that is rich in history, acting as home base to a number of local shows and entertainers. Today, it's been transformed into a stylish and eclectic hotel that pays homage to its colourful past. Enjoy the vibrant decor, live music at the on-site bar, and the stunning views of the city skyline from the rooftop lounge. With ample unique meeting spaces and common areas, Hotel Clermont is a great venue for your next corporate retreat in Atlanta. 

# of Guestrooms: 94

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 15-minute drive

The contemporary art-deco bar of the boutique Hotel Clermont. 

The Starling Atlanta Midtown

Looking for a hotel that's as hip and happening as you are? Look no further than The Starling Atlanta Midtown. This sleek and stylish hotel is the perfect place to see and be seen in Atlanta's trendiest neighborhood. Enjoy the vibrant and colorful decor of your guest room or suite, or mingle with other guests in the lively common areas. The hotel's on-site restaurant, The Brasserie, serves up delicious French-inspired cuisine, and the rooftop bar, SkyLounge, offers stunning views of the city skyline. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, The Starling Atlanta Midtown is the perfect place to explore the ins and outs of Atlanta.

# of Guestrooms: 466

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 15-minute drive

The unique lobby of the Sterling Midtown, with low-hanging chandeliers, dark accents, and plush carpeting. 

Kimpton Sylvan Hotel Buckhead

Nestled in the vibrant Buckhead neighborhood, the Kimpton Sylvan Hotel is a boutique hotel that exudes charm and sophistication. Enjoy the sleek and stylish decor of your guest room, or soak up the sun by the pool. The hotel's on-site restaurant, St. Julep, serves up delicious Southern-inspired cuisine, and the rooftop bar, Willow, offers stunning views of the city skyline. This is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience the best of Atlanta's trendy Buckhead area.

# of Guestrooms: 217

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 15-minute drive

The unique patio of the Kimpton Sylvan, where guests can relax or host corporate retreats in Atlanta. 

Corporate Retreat Venues Outside of Atlanta

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort - Braselton, Georgia

Escape to the rolling hills of North Georgia and indulge in a luxurious retreat at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort. This sprawling property features a 16th-century-style French chateau, a vineyard, a winery, a spa, and multiple dining options. Relax in one of the spacious guest rooms or suites, take a dip in the pool, or unwind with a glass of wine in the serene surroundings. With plenty of different meeting venues and outdoor spaces to host meetings, this is the perfect place to disconnect from the world and reconnect with your team.

# of Guestrooms: 300

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 50-minute drive

The front of the Chateau Elan Inn, the hotel on the Winery and Resort. 

The Ritz-Carlton - Lake Oconee

Located just outside of Atlanta in the heart of Georgia's Lake Country, the Ritz-Carlton Lake Oconee offers a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Enjoy the stunning views of Lake Oconee from your room or suite, or take a dip in one of the indoor or outdoor pools. The hotel's multiple dining options serve up farm-to-table cuisine and Southern favorites, and the on-site spa offers a range of luxurious treatments. Perhaps a more relaxed getaway from the city, the tranquility offers a great backdrop for fun meetings and team-building activities. 

# of Guestrooms: 257

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 1.5-hour drive

An aerial view of the Ritz-Carlton Lake Oconee, a lakeside hotel for corporate retreats in Atlanta.

The Hamilton Alpharetta

Tucked in the heart of Alpharetta, a bustling suburb of Atlanta, The Hamilton Alpharetta is the perfect blend of contemporary style and Southern charm. From the sleek and modern decor of the guest rooms and suites to the warm and welcoming staff, every detail of this hotel is designed to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Enjoy common spaces for meetings, or take advantage of the vibrant dining and entertainment scene for some extra fun team-building activities. In your free time, take a dip in the sparkling outdoor pool, work out in the fitness center, or relax in the cozy lounge area. The hotel's on-site restaurant, Spice Brick Oven Kitchen & Bar, serves up delicious cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. 

# of Guestrooms: 119

Distance from Atlanta International Airport: 40-minute drive

Exterior of an old hotel sits on a quiet street in Alpharetta, Georgia. 

Corporate Retreat Team Building Activities in Atlanta

The fun doesn’t stop after you find the right hotel for your company retrea - Atlanta is chock-full of historical, unique, and fun activities to incorporate into your agenda. Here are some great venues for corporate retreat activities in Atlanta: 

Georgia Aquarium

Not only one of the country’s most popular aquariums, the Georgia Aquarium is also the nation’s biggest at a whopping 11 million gallons! Including featured species like African Penguins, Beluga Whales, and a plethora of vibrant and unique fish, there are a number of spaces to exclusively host team-building activities. The aquarium is a fun and immersive experience, perfect for your next corporate retreat in Atlanta! 

The World Of Coke Museum 

Explore the world’s most famous beverage in this multimedia interactive exhibit. Learn about the rich history of the company, and get close to the vault housing the highly coveted Coca-Cola secret formula. Dazzle your taste buds with an array of samples, or immerse yourself in the new Scent Discovery exhibit, where you’re able to uncover tasty beverages from around the world, solely based on scent. A unique location, the World of Coke Museum is sure to have everyone’s (including the Pepsi fans!)  thirst quenched! 

Catch a Game

Whether you’re catching the Braves at Truist Park, or the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, hitting up one of Atlanta’s sporting events is a sure way to immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant culture while doing a team-building activity. Rent a private box (or two!) for the best view of the game, or plan a pre-game tour of the field with exclusive access. Don’t forget to grab a beer at the Coors Light Chop House Patio, and grab a burger at Atlanta’s famous Fox Bros BBQ. Go Braves Go! 

Food Tour in Atlanta

Savour the flavours of Georgia and be sure to bring your appetite as you take to the town for a historical food tour! Stroll through the most unique eateries and restaurants in the area, digging into a variety of Southern grub along the way. Your expert guide will lead you to the hidden gems of the area, favourites only known by locals and those with a keen eye. Try grits, classic Southern Barbeque, and discover the hottest hot sauce in town as your local host fills you in on the fascinating history of either of these colonial towns. Your company retreat in Atlanta has never looked - ahem, tasted - so good!

Ask The Experts 

Corporate retreats are like the secret formula of success in the business world - you don’t know how valuable they are until you finally get your hands on one! They help companies recharge, reset, and return to their everyday grind with a new outlook. We are a team of travel experts who specialize in planning and coordinating corporate retreats from beginning to end.

Yes, you read that correctly - we handle every aspect of the retreat, from crafting a proposal to signing hotel contracts, to organizing company swag and reconciling the budget. As avid travellers ourselves, we are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our clients and have made it our mission to create memorable corporate retreats for all. Reach out to us to get started on a proposal, or check out our other blog posts for more destination inspiration in California, Colorado, Texas, London, Mexico, Lisbon, New York, Austin, Florida and The UK. Happy planning!