Robin Lake Beach

Beach Gate Hours:

Mon. – Thurs., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fri. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat., 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sun., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Beach Rental Hours:

Robin Lake Beach Rentals: Daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Last rental sold at 7 p.m.

Start your Summer with a splash! As we welcome back members and loyal guests, as well as brand new visitors, we hope our Georgia escape offers you and your family time to reconnect, relax, and celebrate the great outdoors.


This Summer, getaway to Callaway for sand, smiles, and sunshine!  In addition to our 1-mile white sand beach near Atlanta and lake activities, we offer a variety of outdoor recreation your family can enjoy such as biking, ziplining, hiking, and so much more.

Our Callaway Commitment

We look forward to welcoming you back to our outdoor escape as a Callaway Gardens visitor and/or overnight Resort guest. View our COVID precautions and FAQs below.



From Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, sparkling  Robin Lake Beach comes alive. Only sixty miles from Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus, but a world apart from a typical trip to the shore, Robin Lake Beach offers a variety of activities from basking in the white sand with a good book in your hand.

Admission to Callaway Gardens’ Robin Lake Beach includes:

  • Swimming in Robin Lake
  • Sunbathing on a 1-mile white sand beach
  • Picnic areas
  • Gardens Admission also includes access to these favorite attractions:
    • Birds of Prey Shows
    • Various Garden Displays
    • Walking, Hiking, & Biking Trails
    • Discovery Center
    • Butterfly Center


Annual Memberships for individuals and families are a great value and include admission to Callaway Gardens and all its attractions as well as exclusive early-bird alerts and discounts to many special events, educational workshops, recreation, and more. A membership pays for itself in just one or two visits.

Robin Lake Beach Seasonal Amenities:

  • Robin Lake Beach Activity & Rental Center
  • Sandbucket Beach Store
  • Beach Pavilion Snack Bar
  • The Beach Bar
  • Ice Cream Truck
  • Beach Bikes | Daily Rates Available
  • Putt-Putt Mini Golf
  • Water Rentals | Will be Unavailable for Rental on August 28 – 30, 2020
    • Single Kayaks
    • Tandem Kayaks
    • Paddle Boards
      • *Self Launch Kayaks & Paddleboards – Must be checked in and sanitized at Square One. ($5 for self-launch – no time limit. Lifejackets required. $5 to rent.)
  • Beach Chair & Umbrella Rentals 
    • **Limited quantity is available. Please reserve online or in-person.
  • Private Cabana Rentals | Include ceiling fan and two lounge chairs | Must reserve in person at Square One
RentalSunday-Friday Price*Saturday Price*Special Event Pricing*  
Tandem Kayaks$30$35$40
Paddle Boards$25$30$35
Beach Chair & Umbrella Rentals $35$40$50
Additional Beach Chair $5$7$10
Pedal Boats $25$25$25
Private Cabana Rentals$50$60$100
Aqua Isalnd$15$18$20

*Pricing above is per hour pricing. Special Event Pricing Includes 4th of July Weekend (7/3-7/5) & Labor Day Weekend. Tax is not included in the above pricing. 

Special Events

Robin Lake Beach is host to special events throughout the season including:

Robin Lake Beach History

Nearly sixty years ago, Robin Lake Beach was built specifically for the Masters Water Ski Tournament.  The architects made sure to build an expansive pavilion with covered stadium seating, a judges’ tower, and a media area all for this international event. The action can be seen clearly from the white sand beach and picnic areas. At one mile, Robin Lake is also the largest man-made beach in America! 


Summer – Frequently Asked Questions

Beach Policies

  • Space is first-come, first-serve.
  • No pets except for service animals.
  • Please do not bring alcohol into Callaway Resort & Gardens.
  • Picnic tables in the Beach Pavilion and Beach Bar are reserved for dining patrons only.
  • Grilling and picnicking are permitted in the Pine Needle Point picnic area on the West side of Robin Lake Beach. 
  • Robin Lake Beach does not supply beach towels, but you may purchase them on-site.
  • Drones are not allowed at Robin Lake Beach or anywhere on property without prior written permission.
  • Metal Detectors on The Beach Policy:
    • Metal detectors will be allowed on the beach the following rules will apply: The metal detecting cannot interfere with the enjoyment of other Callaway guests. Cannot use metal detectors on special event days.  Must fill in all holes dug. Must turn in all items found to Callaway Safety. **We reserve the right to disallow metal detecting at any time.
  • View all Callaway Resort & Gardens policies HERE.


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