Boar’s Head in Charlottesville, Virginia is the perfect meeting solution for any group wanting to hold a meeting in the South, mid-Atlantic states or on an historic property. Centrally located within Virginia with easy access to I-64, I-81 and Routes 29, 15 and 66. Owned and operated by the University of Virginia Foundation, Boar’s Head is just minutes from Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia and two hours from Washington, D.C.
Located on a bucolic 573-acre country estate, this 4-Diamond resort offers 175 newly-renovated guest rooms and suites, 4-Diamond dining in the Old Mill Room, a wide variety of world class recreational activities, spa and meeting facilities for groups of 20 to 630. Recently as seen on NBC’s Today Show, Jeanenne Tornatore, a senior travel editor for Orbitz, suggested Charlottesville and the Boar’s Head as one of the nation’s hidden gems to visit.
A quintessential Virginia resort, Boar’s Head offers unparalleled Southern hospitality that will impart warmth to any event. A couple’s romantic rendezvous is met with intimate ambiance and exceptional service. A family retreat becomes a cherished memory. A corporate event becomes a highlighted affair.
With 22,000 square feet of event space the Boar’s Head is a great place for an event. Recent accolades Boar’s Head has received include Meetings Focus’ Best of the South Award, 2012, Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award, 2012, and Convention South, 2012 New or Renovated Meeting Site Award.
“ConventionSouth readers are constantly seeking information on the newest and like-new meeting sites in the South in order to offer their attendees the most modern facilities available, and this is why we are honored to bestow Boar’s Head with a New or Renovated Meeting Site Award,” said ConventionSouth Publisher J. Talty O’Connor. “After a lengthy review of what Boar’s Head now has to offer meeting planners and attendees, we feel it indeed displays a superior commitment to providing groups with the top-of-the-line amenities and service that they require.”
"The new guest rooms are sensational with a comfortable and crisp decor that’s inviting and fitting for this landmark property” said ConventionSouth Executive Editor Marlane Bundock. “Blending contemporary and traditional is no easy task and the property excels at offering both.”
Team building at The Boar’s Head is interactive and action-packed! For the ultimate group experience, take advantage of one or more of the superior team building activities such as Boar's Head Extreme where you get out of the board room and work on goal setting, communication and teamwork while rock climbing or kayaking; or choose Boar’s Head Survivor, an initiative-based “low ropes course” where participants work to solve complex problems as a team.
Want something indoors? Meeting planners can also choose from tennis, squash, Pilates, yoga or zumba classes. Recreational teambuilding like basketball, volleyball and "Capture the Flag." Cooking classes are always an option. Ask about their newest teambuilding activity: Boar’s Head Mixology 101 where you’ll learn to mix like a pro! From balloon rides, private wine tastings and spa treatments to a wide variety of world class recreational activities, groups will find their time is pleasantly spent.
Boar’s Head, Charlottesville’s only four-diamond resort.