WHERE EXACTLY ARE YOU LOCATED?
We're located along Moon River on the edge of Burnside Island, 20 minutes southeast of Savannah, GA.
DO YOU PROVIDE MEALS?
No, we currently do not. Our kitchens are fully stocked with pots, pans, plates, silverware, etc.., however guests will need to provide their own food. We are happy to provide suggestions for local assistance if desired.
WHAT ABOUT SHEETS AND TOWELS?
Yes, we provide them for an additional cost in the Main House. To assist groups on a limited budget we allow those in the Main House to provide their own linens. However, for $15 extra per person we will provide made beds and a towel set (bath/hand/wash + bath mat) each.
Linens are included in White and Grey Cottages.
HOW MANY CAN YOU SLEEP OVERNIGHT?
We allow up to 36 guests, September through May. The Main House sleeps 30, the White Cottage sleeps 4, and the Grey Cottage sleeps 2.
We allow up to 34 guests, June through August. (Grey Cottage unavailable for overnights)
For those using the All Property option, we offer the additional option for 9-11 to sleep on couches & floors (blow-up mattresses not provided) This allows the possibility of 45 guests total overnight.
HOW MANY CAN YOU HOLD FOR A DAY RETREAT?
We allow up to 80 guests in either the Main House, Chapel, or Pavilion (or combined).
HOW MANY CAN THE MAIN HOUSE SEAT FOR A MEAL?
Up to 80 guests. The standard set-up for the dining room is 8 round tables with 6 chairs per table, however we can provide additional tables and chairs as needed.
HOW MANY CARS CAN YOUR PARKING LOT HOLD?
Up to 60 cars. Our main lot holds 45 cars and our additional lot holds 15.
WHEN IS CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT?
Overnight retreats: check-in is anytime after 3pm. Check-out is by 11am.
Day retreats: check-in is anytime after 8am. Check-out is by 10pm.
DO YOU EVER HOST RETREATS LED BY YOUR STAFF?
Currently we do not. (Though keep checking back! We hope to soon.) For now, our ministry is limited to providing a space for others. For those who might be new to the idea of a personal retreat, or practicing solitude and silence, we have multiple spiritual directors who would be glad to assist you in shaping your time here.
DO YOU ALLOW WEDDINGS?
We are no longer available for weddings or wedding receptions to the general pubic. We love marriage and weddings however, our ministry focus is to provide a restful, worshipful, healing environment for personal and group retreats.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE CAN I MAKE A RESERVATION?
Up to 9 months prior to a reservation date.
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
It varies depending on lodging option. Policies can be found at the bottom of each lodging option page.
DO YOU TAKE CREDIT CARDS?
Not yet. We hope to soon have a credit card payment option, however for now all payment is by check or cash.
DO YOU ALLOW ALCOHOL?
No. While enjoying the good gifts of God including beer and wine has its place, we ask guests not to bring alcohol onto the Retreat property.
DO YOU HAVE WIFI OR A TELEVISION?
No. To help guests disengage from the usual rhythms of our busy lives, we do not provide WIFI or television. However, there is strong cell reception on the property for those needing to use their phone.
MAY I USE YOUR KAYAK?
Yes. We currently have 3 two-person kayaks along with lifejackets and oars. These are available for guests, so help yourself! Please see Micah for details and safety tips.
WHAT ABOUT A CAMP FIRE?
Yes. A fire-pit is available for guests next to the pavilion. Thanks to a wonderful group of volunteers, we provide chopped wood. Please contact Micah if you would like to make a fire.
MAY I BRING MY DOG?
Dogs on a leash are welcome outdoors during daylight hours. Pets are not allowed indoors or on the property for overnights except ADA trained service animals.
DO I NEED TO PAY TO WALK THE TRAILS?
No. Whether a stroll through the woods, some reflective time on a bench, or simply enjoying sun on the dock, we welcome individual visitors and small groups (2-4 persons) to enjoy the property when larger retreats are not taking place. Please touch base with Micah before coming out.
IS THIS ONLY FOR FOLLOWERS OF JESUS?
No. While we are a Christian Retreat, we gladly welcome seekers of all faiths and backgrounds.