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15 guests
1 bedroom
15 beds
5 baths
15 guests
1 bedroom
15 beds
5 baths
Please set the number of adults.
Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
Please set the number of infants.
Under 2
15 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Enjoy a forest getaway! The Gainesville Retreat Center offers an ideal sanctuary experience, situated on a 108-acre wildlife refuge with miles of hiking trails, a pool, a meditation room, nice rooms with full bathrooms as well as cabins, and a full kitchen at your disposal; yoga/meditation/kirtan/other programs on occasion.

The space

108-acre wildlife refuge. Zen Meditation/Yoga Hall. Comfortable rooms and forest cabins, plus camping. We are on a bumpy dirt forest road with the feeling of being in the remote country, but only a short distance from downtown Gainesville and University of Florida!

Guest access

Miles of hiking trails, pool, basketball court, meditation and yoga space

Interaction with guests

As much or as little as desired

Other things to note

Full vegetarian kitchen available for your use. Stocked with basic breakfast items like fruit, granola bars, yogurts, milks, etc.

Air Conditioning

Extra people £19 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 1PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

No smoking, drinking, drugs, or partying. This retreat facility is ideal for people who like meditation, yoga, nature, etc. Well-behaved dogs welcome in forest cabins with advanced approval.


2 nights minimum stay

11 Reviews

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Bryan User Profile
October 2017
Shana has done a fantastic job offering this amazing part of creation to those who need some peace. She is a great host and the facility is top notch!

Maddy User Profile
September 2017
Great location, great and timely communication, hope to return soon and often!

Matt User Profile
August 2017
This space is extremely well kept, beautiful, and peaceful! Highly recommended for any traveler looking for a quiet retreat, rest, meditation, or contemplation. Great kitchen and access to a wonderful meditation room!

Teri User Profile
May 2017
This place is a must for short or long stays to the Gainesville area.

Peter User Profile
April 2017
Always great. Second time here and it is relaxing, removed, and close to nature.

Hemant User Profile
March 2017
Shana is a great host. Great communication. Great quiet meditative place with lot of spiritual energy. Back in the woods but close to town as well.

April User Profile
March 2017
The host canceled this reservation 12 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Gainesville, Florida, United StatesJoined in February 2014
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