About Us

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Now accepting bookings for corporate retreats, weddings and milestone events, The Retreat Sarasota is an all-new, one-of-a-kind meetings and special events space in the heart of Southwest Florida. Located just minutes away from downtown Sarasota and easily accessible by three international airports, The Retreat’s picture-perfect setting on 84 acres of conservation land has quickly made the venue a premier choice for gatherings and events of all occasions and sizes. Best of all, rental proceeds directly benefit Resilient Retreat, an innovative non-profit dedicated to empowering people on their healing journeys through free, confidential, holistic programming. As the "venue that saves lives", The Retreat Sarasota is the natural choice, not only a memorable event but also for taking care of our community.
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Inspired by Nature

Surrounded by vast, verdant fields, towering oak hammocks and abundant wildlife, The Retreat and Community Centers have been designed to bring the natural beauty of the outdoors in, while honoring and respecting the local environment and utilizing sustainable resources.
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Endless Possibilities

The Retreat Center features a best-in-class, commercial-grade catering kitchen, overnight accommodations for up to 30 guests, an inviting arrival area, an open great room and a cozy dining room with seating for up to 40, a fireplace and al fresco dining.

The Community Center boasts beautiful outdoor patios, indoor seating for up to 130 guests, a satellite kitchen and two breakout rooms that can accommodate up to 25 attendees each.

Outdoor options include a community garden, a tranquil reflection pond and an intimate gazebo, ideal for weddings, vow renewals and more.

Audio-visual technology, including Wi-Fi, is available in our two buildings. Private chefs and other add-on amenities are also available upon request.
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Why Host Your Event at the Retreat Sarasota?

The Retreat Sarasota is a unique, one of kind venue unlike any other. The venue sits on 84 acres of conservation land with options that include outdoor events on the sprawling lawn, comfortable indoor gathering spaces and sleeping accommodations for up to 30 that make The Retreat Sarasota the location to do it all. Feel at home and comfortable in the hygee inspired Retreat Center complete with areas to relax and a large commercial kitchen to host up to 32 of your closest friends for a wine dinner with a private chef and more.

What is the impact?

As the ‘venue that saves lives,’ The Retreat Sarasota dedicates its rental proceeds to Resilient Retreat’s programming, helping the non-profit to continue its mission and serve the greater community. Now more than ever, there is a need to provide services, training and support, not only to trauma survivors, but also to other organizations and helping professionals such as nurses, first responders and teachers as they experience the effects of stress and compassion fatigue. New non-profit Resilient Retreat offers free, confidential and evidence-based programs to empower individuals and organizations on their healing journeys.

Social Impact

Far more than a venue rental, The Retreat Sarasota provides a positive impact for the greater community!

Venue Rentals & Grounds

The Retreat Sarasota offers one-of-a-kind event space on 84 acres of conservation land.

Partnerships & Alliances

The Retreat Sarasota is proud to partner with the following organizations and businesses.
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At The Retreat Sarasota, we recognize that it takes diversity of perspectives, experiences, thoughts, background and culture to cultivate an inclusive environment. We welcome all people of every race, color, sex, nation of origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, profession, education, or walk of life. We welcome YOU.

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