Scheduled Retreat Information
Arrival-Departure – We ask our guests to check in between 2:00 and 4:00 PM on the first day of retreat and to check out between 9:00 and noon on the day of departure unless otherwise arranged.
Transportation – If traveling by car, follow U.S. 19 into Maggie Valley. We are located next to Ghost Town (across from the Shell Station). If you are flying use the Asheville, NC Airport. Transportation to and from the airport can be arranged with our volunteers at reasonable hours. We ask you to give them $25 each way for the 45-mile trip to the Asheville Airport.
Smoking – Living Waters is smoke free.
Alcoholic Beverages are discouraged
Pets – For the health and comfort of our guests, pets are not permitted.
Art Studio – Is available for anyone who wishes to include creative experiences with retreat or sabbatical time at Living
Wireless internet service is available in most areas
The Dining Room is open for meals when larger groups are present. The Hospitality Room is available for private or directed retreatants who wish to prepare their own meals.
$90.00 night/per person with meals
$80.00 night/per person without meals
Regular Room (in main building)
$80.00 night/per person with meals.
$70.00 night/per person without meals.
$230.00 with meals
$210.00 without meals
$185 with meals
$140 without meals
$2100.00 per month
$50.00 per day (includes the cost of the retreat)
A $25 deposit is requested to reserve a retreat reservation
Our Lady of Lourdes Retreat
- Living Waters has a retreat house available for private or small group retreats up to four (4) retreatants. Meals are not included.
Please call 828-926-3833 or visit our website for more information.
- $80.00 night/1 retreatant
- $150.00 night/2 retreatants
- $210.00 night/3 retreatants
Minimum two night stay
$25.00 per session – meeting with Sr. Fran Grady, SCL
(Call to check on the availability of the small full kitchen apartment)
Treat yourself to a spiritual renewal in the Smoky Mountains. Create your custom-made extended sabbatical time. Choose such possibilities as solitude, prayer, outings in the mountains, arts and crafts experiences, holistic, and cultural events. An art space is available for creative experiences.
When? At your convenience! How long? One month to a year. Persons on sabbatical are invited to make any of the scheduled retreats during their stay. It is recommended that persons on sabbatical bring a car for transportation
Write, call, or e-mail for more information.