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WNC Men's Retreat A men’s retreat with your church group is an excellent way to take a much-needed break from your many responsibilities, enjoy the company of other like-minded men, and get away from your everyday lives. So, with this realization, you have decided to go on a men’s retreat. Now what?

The destination for your men’s retreat is the most important decision that you need to make for the retreat to be a success and thankfully for you, we offer everything you need at Tekoa Retreats.

The mountains of WNC are a great place to hold a men’s retreat because of all the area offers. The mountains offer many opportunities for men’s retreats, with one such retreat center being Tekoa Retreats in Hendersonville, NC.

Retreat Location In WNC For A Men’s Retreat

There is no better place for a men’s retreat than the mountains of North Carolina. The mountains of WNC are magical during all seasons of the year. The high mountain peaks and deep, hidden valleys filled with rushing rivers and streams full of trout and cascading waterfalls are breathtaking, wild, and full of life. 

Small villages with unique characters, such as Bryson City, Sylvia, Cherokee, and Brevard, can be explored, as can Asheville, a center for art, culture, and food. There is an abundance of museums, cultural centers, and area attractions, as well as outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and rafting that your men's group can enjoy.

Tekoa Retreat Center In WNC Is Perfect For A Men’s Retreat 

If you wish to plan a men’s retreat in WNC for your organization at a location with top-notch facilities, consider Tekoa Retreats in Hendersonville.

Tekoa Retreats is a summer camp and conference center in WNC, near Hendersonville. Tekoa is owned and operated by the Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Tekoa Retreats offers excellent accommodations for a men’s retreat, including lodges, cabins, and meeting rooms. Our location offers a variety of facilities to make your men’s retreat a success.

Tekoa Retreats Facilities Available For A WNC Men’s Retreat

Tekoa Retreats is a three-hundred-fifty-four-bed retreat center. The accommodations include fifteen separate cabins and two bathhouses. The cabins are scattered in beautifully forested landscapes, easily accessible to the group facilities.

The cabins have eleven to sixty-four beds and bathrooms and showers in each room. Typically, a room in a cabin can sleep five to twelve individuals.

If your group is small, consider only utilizing one of the smaller cabins, such as the Little, Holly, Dogwood, or Locust, which sleeps from eleven to sixteen individuals. Or you can rent the sixty-four-bed Cedar cabin or a combination of cabins depending on the size of a larger group. The Tekoa Retreats staff can assist you with selecting the cabins that best suit the needs of your group.

Tekoa Retreats has a full range of outdoor activities on-site for your men’s retreat.

  • The Big Zip begins on a tower forty-five feet in the air nestled in our meadow.  The view overlooks the surrounding mountains. Participants then zip up the mountain to a gravity stop over four hundred feet away. 
  • The thirty-five-foot high ropes course will challenge participants with personal growth and adventure! Climb up staples to the course, cross over the pirate's crossing, hop over the plank walk, maneuver through the Charlie Chaplin, and then attempt the jungle swings. 
  • The seventy-foot giant swing is the last element in our high ropes course.  Participants start forty-five feet in the air and then swing out and back seventy feet through the trees. 
  • Bouldering wall.
  • The Lake Zipline is one of our most popular activities! Participants will start in the wooded shoreline and then zip out over our lake. 
  • The Low Elements Challenge Course offers a variety of activities.  These elements will challenge your group with problems and situations that require teamwork to accomplish.
  • Climb thirty-five feet into a beautiful Tulip Poplar overlooking the mountains. Our Tree Climb is a great activity for younger children.
  • Activity Field.
  • Outdoor basketball court and covered rainy day pavilion.
  • Our three-acre spring-fed lake offers many options for adventure! Swim in the shallow end, dive off the high dive, or slip down the slide! You can also book our rope swing, canoes, or paddle boats.
  • Tekoa Retreats has a professional nine-hole disc golf course spanning over five acres.  Holes range in difficulty but are tightly wooded and challenging. All holes are short enough for the beginner but challenging enough for the advanced player.
  • We have plenty of hiking on-site. You can hike our outer campsite loop, take a stroll around the lake, enjoy the challenge of the Eagle trail, or contemplatively stroll through our meditation trail. 

Tekoa Retreats is located at 211 Thomas Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739. Our phone number is 828-692-6516. To find out if Tekoa Retreats is the perfect place for your next men’s retreat, contact us or peruse our website.