News + Events


4th of July
Join us for 4th of July and enjoy- all American BBQ , local firework show (more details to come), hourly festive activities including our 20th annual watermelon eating contest, our annual carnival set up and so much more! 

Fall Activities On The Bay
Visit us this Fall (beginning mid-October) and enjoy- festive hay rides, fall photo op displays throughout the resort, visit local pumpkin patches and enjoy delicious fall cocktails at Micheners and more! 

Celebrate Thanksgiving With Us
Create your next family tradition at our annual Thanksgiving Day Feast, filled with your favorite holiday eats and family friendly activities throughout. 

Annual Breakfast with Santa
Join us for Breakfast with Santa on select dates throughout the month of December along with festive hourly activities. More details to come! 

New Years Eve Celebration

Ring in the New Year with something for everyone! For all of our guests staying with us over New Year's Eve- enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities we have lined up for our NYE celebration along with our NYE dinner buffet! Our resort has something for everyone to enjoy. Bring the whole family and create unforgettable memories that you’ll cherish long after you depart.

*Please note that our NYE festivities are for overnight guests only.*

October 2020

The World’s Best Hotels, Resorts, Countries, Cities, Islands, Spas, Trains, Airlines, Airports and Cruises Ranked by Travelers

Cambridge, Md. ​(Oct. 9, 2020)​ – Condé Nast Traveler announces the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards ​with ​Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina recognized as the ​#2 Resort in the South​.

More than 715,000 ​Condé Nast Traveler​ readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe.

“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of ​Condé Nast Traveler​. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”

The ​Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The full list of winners can be found ​here​.

“We are thrilled to be recognized with such a prestigious accolade as Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards,” said Joel Bunde, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. “Our team is dedicated to caring for others so they can be their best and we strive daily to provide unforgettable and meaningful experiences that our guests will cherish for years to come.  We are honored by this recognition as it is a testament to the premier experience we provide on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore.”

Situated on 342-acres on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina provides a spacious coastal getaway. The resort features 400 well-appointed guestrooms including 58 suites, with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that showcase the beautiful natural setting. Guests can enjoy a variety of experiences including waterfront walks along the Choptank River and through the on-site Blue Heron Rookery, water sport activities throughout the summer months, and a unique educational experience at the property’s oyster farming exhibit. The resort is also home to premier golf at its River Marsh Golf Club, therapeutic treatments at Sago Spa & Salon, locally-inspired dining experiences, and a 150-slip marina with both fixed and floating docks. 

The 2020 Readers' Choice Awards are published on ​Condé Nast Traveler's website at​ and celebrated in the November issue of ​Condé Nast Traveler​ US and UK print editions.


Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina Receives

GBAC STAR Accreditation

October 2020

Resort Recognized for its World Class Cleaning Procedures Protecting Against COVID-19


Cambridge, Md. (October 2, 2020) – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, a waterfront resort located on 342 acres of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, announces it has received the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) STAR™ Facility Accreditation. The accreditation is reserved for facilities that demonstrate the superior ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from biorisk and infectious disease situations.

“We are proud to announce we are among the first hotels across the globe to receive this prestigious accreditation from the Global Biorisk and Advisory Council,” said Joel Bunde, General Manager at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. “The program not only helps organizations better understand the necessary protocols and tools for cleaning and disinfecting their facilities, but it helps them remain accountable for these processes so they can provide the safest environments possible. At Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, your safety and wellbeing are always a top priority.”

The GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation recognizes organizations that showcase a commitment to transforming the cleaning industry into an essential part of their business, and those that ensure a clean, safe, and healthy environment for employees, customers, and stakeholders. The accreditation illustrates the resort’s priority and commitment to infectious disease prevention and to minimize risks associated with infectious agents like COVID-19.

In addition to receiving the GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation, the resort has updated its safety and health procedures which include an increase in the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting with CDC approved disinfecting products, social distancing and mask policies, updated employee practices, and the addition of an on-site hygiene and wellbeing manager responsible for ensuring that all safety protocols are being met. 

For more information or to book a stay at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, please visit, or call (410) 901-1234. 

FALL In love with Chesapeake Bay
Escape to Chesapeake Bay this fall and enjoy the beautiful change of season at our 342-acre waterfront resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Enjoy a walk through the changing foliage while looking for wildlife at our onsite 18-acre Blue Heron Rookery wildlife refuge or roast gooey s'mores fireside while taking in the panoramic waterfront views. 

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina Named Best Resort in Maryland  
February 2020

Cambridge, Md. (February 2020) – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, a waterfront resort located on the Eastern Shore, has been named as the Best Resort in Maryland in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Resort” awards.

“We are thrilled that our beautiful waterfront destination has been recognized as the best resort in Maryland,” said Brianna Guzman, Marketing and Communications Manager at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. “We are passionate about providing our guests with a world-class getaway, and this award speaks to our dedication and commitment to ensuring guests receive an unforgettable and memorable vacation experience.”

The list is determined based on criteria including reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews, and hotel class ratings.  The full list of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Resorts in Maryland can be seen by visiting:

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort Spa and Marina Recognized For Efforts In Community Service
January 10th, 2020

January 10, 2020– Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, a waterfront resort located on Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore, has been awarded the Maryland Lodging Association award for Community Service and Sales Professional of the Year, which recognizes local hotels and resorts and their employees.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Maryland Hotel Lodging Association for our community service and sales efforts,” said Joel Bunde, General Manager at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina.  “We strive to provide the best experience for our guests, as well as give back to our community, and this award is a testament to our efforts.”

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay received the Community Service award for its work in ending in food scarcity, providing assistance to local Title I schools in the Chesapeake Bay area, and offering resources to underserved populations. In addition, it has also donated more than 770 hours, $50,385, and has helped 66 nonprofit organizations in the local community.

Throughout 2019, the resort hosted a variety of community oriented events, including the “What’s Your Plate Event”, an extension of the Cooking Matters campaign, which helps to end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy and affordable food choices. It also began its partnership with the Cambridge Salvation Army, where over 2,488 pounds of food were donated. The resort also helps to promote literacy by participating in a local play center’s event that honors Dr. Suess by reading to young children.

Additionally, the resort offered continued resources and support to the community, helping three local individuals with disabilities from the Social Services Youth Program to learn work and life skills. It also hosted a tour and Q&A for morning Star Youth Academy, which is a residential treatment program for young men with substance abuse and trauma. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay also continues to host job fairs, looking to hire within the community and help keep local residents out of poverty.

In addition to the Community Service Award, Senior Event Planning Manager Kate Hopkins was awarded Sales Person of the Year for her dedication in planning large scale events and weddings at the property. Kate has worked at the resort for nearly 15 years and continues to dedicate her time and talents to ensuring guests are satisfied during the event planning process. 


Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina Named Among “Top Resorts in USA/Mid-Atlantic” by Condé Nast Traveler


October 23rd 2019

Cambridge, Md. (October 23, 2019) – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina has been recognized among Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.  The resort was ranked as number three in the category of “Top Resorts in USA/Mid-Atlantic.”

“We are thrilled to receive such a prestigious recognition from one of the nation’s leading travel publications,” said Brianna Guzman, Marketing Manager with Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina.  “As the awards are determined based on a reader poll of actual travelers, this award is a testament to the premier travel experience that is available on-site at our gorgeous property.”

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a record-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences in several categories including cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, and airports.  The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are considered among the most prestigious recognitions of excellence in the travel industry.

The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published online and a full list of “Top Resorts in USA/Mid-Atlantic” can be seen by visiting  A full list of all of the Reader’s Choice Award winners can be accessed by visiting  The list of winners will also be published in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler’s US and UK print editions. 

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina provides a premier travel experience to Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore.  Guests can enjoy on-the-water experiences with everything from kayaking and paddle boarding to boat charters and a 150-slip marina for docking.  The property also features a premier golf experience at its acclaimed River Marsh Golf Club, relaxing spa treatments at its Sago Spa & Salon, and even wildlife viewing opportunities at its on-site 18-acre Blue Heron Rookery wildlife refuge.