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Oaks on the River Luxury Boutique Resort is a testament to our Founder, Art Lucas’ dream of revitalizing a portion of Darien’s historic riverfront bluff into a beacon of luxury and local economic potential. The resort, since its inception, has remained grounded in its roots while embracing the charm of modern hospitality. Art Lucas’ connection to the land is prominently displayed in the stunning bar top, hewn from an aged oak tree from his own property, symbolizing the unity of our past with the vibrancy of the present. The resort prides itself in fostering the local art scene, with an in-house gallery showcasing curated works from talented artists in Coastal Georgia. However, the true jewel of the Oaks is its restaurant. Poised majestically overlooking the Darien waterfront, it offers a captivating, sparkling view that adds to the delight of dining. Oaks on the River is more than just a resort; it’s a testament to the endurance of dreams, the power of community, and the beauty of nature blended with refined luxury.


At Oaks on the River Luxury Boutique Resort, we dedicate our lives to providing personalized resort services and experiences, allowing people to create memories that last a lifetime. We want our guests to return again and again whenever they feel the need to slow down, to reconnect with the natural world and with each other, to be pampered, body and soul.