Whether you're planning a wedding, church event, family weekend or other event, The Retreat has it all! Located at the gorgeous Hiawassee River and surrounded by the breathtaking Appalachian Mountains, this is the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself. We offer a variety of rustic, mountain cabins as well as gathering locations and fun outdoor entertainment areas. In addition, the town of Hiawassee is less than 3 miles away. There, you can enjoy shopping, restaurants, Lake Chatuge and more!


Interested in booking an event? Come by and see us or contact us today to receive more information and pricing rates. Please call to check our cabin availability before booking. We'd love to hear from you!




Why envision a one-day event, when you can create an entire weekend celebration! The Retreat is the complete wedding package. We specialize in destination weddings that allow you to bring your family and guests together for more than just one day. Everything you need is right here: ceremony and reception sites, comfortable, rustic accommodations, and plenty of on-site activities.


Our location offers a unique park-like setting, blending nature's beauty with all the comforts of home. It is the ultimate picturesque location for your once in a lifetime ceremony, and it all overlooks the beautiful Hiawassee River. Booking your wedding with us is like having your own private, enchanted outdoor wonderland.




  • Ceremony Sites: Rustic Indoor Chapel or Picturesque Creekside Area
  • Reception Area: Clubhouse and Indoor Pavilion with Outdoor Patio; Perfect for Small and Large Events
  • Bridal Suite: Our Upscale, Contemporary "Rock House" is the Perfect Romantic Space to Get Ready
  • Groomsmen Area: Our Club House is a great place for the men to hang out and play some pool before the wedding
  • Outdoor Activities: Options include fishing, lazy river tubing, bicycling, horseshoes, corn hole, volleyball, nature walks & more!
  • Overnight Lodging: We Have 11 Cabins To Meet Your Lodging Accommodations
  • Our Club House is great for Bridal Luncheons, Rehearsal Dinners or Celebration Get-Togethers
  • Golf Cart Rentals are Available Upon Request
  • We Also Offer Complete Destination Recommendations for Florists, Musicians, Cake Designers, Officiates & Photographers
  • Pet Friendly Spaces
  • Event Decor Available Upon Request
  • Wheelchair Accessibility
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