Virginia Conference Center Quick Facts
Looking at Virginia conference centers? When you meet at the
Tides Inn, regardless of the size of your program, you are the
priority of this full-service resort.
All areas feature natural light, and your group can choose from a
variety of outdoor and offsite venues in this Virginia conference
Close to three major airports, the Tides Inn is easily accessible
for your next group program.
The Tides Inn is conference center in Virginia is located within
70 miles of the Richmond, Norfolk, Newport News and Williamsburg
airports, and less than a 3-hour drive from Washington DC and
Serene Retreat Location
Tucked away on a private, lush peninsula near the Chesapeake Bay
and the charming waterfront town of Irvington, the Tides Inn is
surrounded by manicured grounds overlooking Carters Creek.
Rooms With a View
The Virginia conference space features expansive views of the
water, marina, lush lawns and tree-shaded grounds. Most of the 106
guest rooms, including 22 suites, feature private balconies or
patios to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
Throughout the resort's expansive grounds are venues like the
waterfront pool and beach for clambakes, executive golf course and
croquet lawn for outdoor and tented events, plus private boats and
Custom Team Building
Unique activities include sail boat racing, a GPS geocache
lost-and-found game, Tides Olympics, Golf Challenge, Creek Treasure
Hunt, Chef's Challenge, Build a Boat, Culinary Creations and
Safety and security are easier to arrange on the Tides Inn's
private peninsula. Secluded rooms and buildings, or the entire
property, can be exclusively reserved for groups seeking the
highest levels of privacy.
Groups can shop for antiques, explore regional vineyards, enjoy
a locavore dinner, go crabbing, spend an evening in historic haunts
telling ghost stories, take a bicycle ride to the Steamboat Era
Museum or a nearby winery, and much more.
Along with luxuriously appointed guest rooms, the Tides Inn
features three restaurants, golf, tennis, croquet, resort pool, a
spa and fitness center, bicycles, canoes, kayaks and paddle
For theme parties and banquets, the Tides Inn culinary team
creates authentic cuisine inspired by the Chesapeake Bay region.
Fine dining, lighter fare, and a tapas-style menu are all
available, along with a wine list honored by Wine Spectator.
The challenging Golden Eagle golf course is available for group
outings and tournaments, along with two other 18-hole courses
nearby, plus an onsite 9-hole executive course.