Retreats

RELAX, CREATE & SPEND TIME

Woodland Beach Resort nestled along Bay Lake is the perfect place to hold a retreat with friends.

THE RETREAT LODGE

The 1200 sq. ft. Retreat Lodge built in 2007 will comfortably hold up to 18 people for a craft retreat, and it will hold more people for a reunion or similar function. The well-lit lodge has its own stair free entrance for easy loading and unloading of supplies. The lodge also features several other amenities to make your retreat more comfortable including:

  • A 6′ table for each guest (up to 18 people)
  • Task lighting, power strips, and waste baskets
  • New in 2020. 85” 4K flat panel TV with surround sound, stereo, blue ray player, Apple TV with Netflix, Disney +. You have the ability to connect your own device (smart phone, I pad etc.).
  • WBR does not provide the HDMI cable. You (guest) provide the cable that works for your device. All controlled though an easy to use wall mounted key pad.
  • The meeting area also has enhanced Wi-Fi.
SOME THINGS TO BRING…
  • Food and Drinks (alcohol, if used responsibly is permitted)
  • Storage containers to transport leftovers
  • Dish Rags and Dish Soap
  • Clothes, Toiletry Bag, and Towels
  • Walking Shoes
  • CDs, DVDs, and Videos
  • Craft Projects and Supplies
  • Camera

DINING

There is a snack kitchen in the lodge that has a refrigerator/freezer, sink, microwave, coffeepot, and plenty of counter space for serving, so you can create meals for your guests, have a potluck, or order takeout or delivery. Each cabin has a fully equipped kitchen including stove, microwave, full-size refrigerator, and dishwasher. The cabins are also stocked with pots, pans, plates, silverware, and other essential dishes. There is a grocery store in Garrison just 8 miles away from the resort for last minute meal essentials. Please call us for more information on catering or delivery options. Please note that bed linens and pillows are provided. However, towels, soap, and dishrags are NOT included.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The resort has seven cabins built since 2005 that are available year round with Cabin #18 conveniently attached to the spacious Retreat Lodge. This cabin is ideal for guests that have trouble getting around because they can enjoy the retreat and sleep without using any stairs. All of the cabins have a fully equipped kitchen, stone gas fireplace, in-floor heat on main level, TV, sitting area, and screen porch or deck. Please note that bed linens and pillows are provided. However, towels, soap, and dishrags are NOT included.

Cabin 9
2BR| 1 Bath
Cabin 10
4BR| 2 Bath
Cabin 11
2BR | 1Bath
Cabin 12
4BR | 2 Bath
Cabin 18
4BR | 2 Bath
Cabin 19
3BR | 2 Bath
Cabin 20
4BR | 2 Bath

2020 RETREAT RATES

For a weekend retreat (Arrive Friday at 10:00 AM and depart by Sunday at 4:00 PM). Rate includes use of meeting area and one person per bed.

8 People or Less
1/6 - 5/11 | 9/10 - 5/13
$125/per person
  • Rates not including: 6.875% Minnesota Sales Tax and 1/2% local tax
  • Add a night or two for $45.00 per night
  • Dogs are permitted for an additional fee
9-12 People
1/6 - 5/11 | 9/10 - 5/13
$110/per person
  • Rates not including: 6.875% Minnesota Sales Tax and 1/2% local tax
  • Add a night or two for $45.00 per night
  • Dogs are permitted for an additional fee
13+ People
1/6 - 5/11 | 9/10 - 5/13
$95/per person
  • Rates not including: 6.875% Minnesota Sales Tax and 1/2% local tax
  • Add a night or two for $45.00 per night
  • Dogs are permitted for an additional fee

During the summer June, July and August we rent by the week, see individual cabin rates.

LOCATION & INFORMTION

We are conveniently located within a short driving distance of several major Minnesota cities & nearby craft stores.

Twin Cities: 99mi – 1hr 59min
Brainerd: 20mi – 30min
Duluth: 106mi – 2hr 11min
Fargo: 157mi – 3hr
St. Cloud: 83mi – 1hr 36min

Ben Franklin Crafts – Brainerd
Between Friends – Brainerd
Country Fabrics – Brainerd
Jo-Ann Fabrics  – Brainerd
North Country Quilting – Baxter