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Discover a New Experience
Right in Your Backyard

Nestled in the gently rolling foothills of the Arkansas Ozarks and surrounded by pristine Greers Ferry Lake and the Little Red River is a little bit of paradise—Eden Isle and the Red Apple Inn.

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Discover a New Experience
Right in Your Back Yard

Nestled in the gently rolling foothills of the Arkansas Ozarks and surrounded by pristine Greers Ferry Lake is a little bit of paradise—Eden Isle and the Red Apple Inn.

Request Welcome Information


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Enjoy Boutique Lodging & Golf in Heber Springs, AR

Memories Begin at Red Apple Inn!

Our boutique resort on beautiful Eden Isle near Heber Springs, Arkansas, has been an oasis of serenity for over 60 years. Founded with a vision of gracious living, owners Dick and Patti Upton are dedicated to providing you with amazing experiences in this little bit of paradise.

Touches of the Old World blend with natural wood, native stone, and lush landscaping to create a quiet elegance. Our restaurant overlooking Greers Ferry Lake features fine dining and the lovely views this Heber Springs resort hotel is famous for.

Adventure and Amenities Await

Indulge in more than just fine dining and relaxation at our stunning resort. Experience luxurious lodging alongside an 18-hole championship golf course. Take advantage of fun amenities like tennis and pickleball courts, a fitness center, forest trails, and Greers Ferry Lake activities, all just steps from your door.

Surrounded by the natural beauty of Greer’s Ferry Lake, Eden Isle is a peaceful place to spend a weekend getaway. Heber Springs offers several scenic hiking trails for active guests, such as Collins Creek or Bridal Veil Falls. The Carl Garner Visitor Center provides an excellent hiking trail just off the cliffs overlooking the river. For the more adventurous, Heber Springs also offers a hiking trail up Sugar Loaf Mountain for stunning lake and town views.

Say “I Do” at our Beautiful Wedding Venues

Get ready to paint your love story in the most vibrant hues at The Red Apple Inn! If you’re searching for the ultimate spot to say “I do,” you’ve found it. Our enchanting Heber Springs resort hotel offers indoor elegance and outdoor marvels that’ll sweep you off your feet.

Exchange vows in our breathtaking indoor sanctuaries or our picturesque outdoor venues. From intimate affairs to grand celebrations, we have customizable ceremony spaces and reception rooms to match. Your special day deserves nothing less than a setting as enchanting as your love story!

Rekindle the Romance with an Unforgettable Arkansas Getaway

We’ve also earned our stripes as the go-to place for the most romantic weekends in Arkansas, and for good reason! Picture yourself basking in the warmth of a sun-soaked deck, taking in the serene beauty of the woods. Or perhaps pamper yourselves with spa treatments in our fitness center – because you deserve it!

Remember to stroll hand-in-hand under the shimmering cascade of our waterfall—it’s like nature is cheering you on. When the day winds down, let the romance reignite over a candlelit dinner in our main dining room. Experience an Arkansas vacation that will be etched in your collection of happiest memories!

The Legacy of Red Apple Inn

Explore the rich history of Red Apple Inn, where dreams and determination have crafted a timeless haven. Business leader Herbert L. initially envisioned the resort. Thomas and Ruby acquired the 500 acres near Heber Springs in 1961, setting the stage for a premier vacation destination and golf retreat. Despite the challenges posed by Greers Ferry Dam and subsequent fire, the inn persevered, offering cherished memories to guests.

In 1995, Dick and Patti Upton, respected Heber Springs residents, breathed new life into the inn. Their commitment to reviving the Thomases’ dream led to extensive renovations, rekindling the inn’s allure. Despite Herbert Thomas’ passing in 1982, his legacy of development for Eden Isle continues to thrive. Through the Uptons’ efforts, the Red Apple Inn continues to honor his vision, weaving a narrative of persistence, resilience, and an enduring commitment to crafting an oasis of luxury.

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Whether you are bringing your family for vacation or planning a special event, make the Red Apple your little bit of paradise.

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The History of Eden Isle &
Red Apple Inn Golf Resort

Did you know that Eden Isle wasn’t always an island? In fact, our story began before there even was a Greers Ferry Lake in Arkansas. Once you know the history here, you’ll see why Red Apple Inn is the perfect place to make memories!

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‘Only good things

One of the best places that I have ever stayed at and the restaurant was also among the best … only good things to say about our experiences here.’

~ Stetson P.

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Book Your Stay at Red Apple Inn Today

Immerse yourself in luxury, relaxation, and adventure at Red Apple Inn, Heber Springs’ premier lodging and golf destination. Book your stay today—you don’t want to miss out on this hidden gem!

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