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A Modern Retreat
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A year-round respite on the shores of Lake Superior in Bayfield, WI, Wild Rice Retreat is a center for arts and well-being. Nurturing individual creativity and human development, Wild Rice brings a new, transformational way to travel. Founded on the pillars of expression, movement, and nourishment, Wild Rice Retreat offers guests both personal and guided retreats.

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Choose Your Adventure

Curate your own experience with a personal retreat or perfect your craft through an instructor-led guided retreat.

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01 Reasons To Stay

Rejuvenate at The Sanctuary

Relieving every sense of stress, The Sanctuary includes our social-sized cedar Sauna Haus and luxurious Rain Room. An inviting departure from worldly needs, relax as you drift away at an intentionally slower pace.

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Nourish Your Soul Together

Built with individual health in mind, our dining program seeks to create a warm and social experience for our guests. Our kitchen focuses on clean, light, and intentionally developed flavors with a creative, handcrafted approach.

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Reconnect to Yourself & Nature

Located in the wooded lands just off of the shores of Lake Superior, Wild Rice Retreat creates a space for grounding the mind, body, and spirit. Enrich your soul as you reconnect with nature itself.

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Gather with Friends Old & New

Built to gather, Wild Rice Retreats many social spots—from the Retreat Center and Peace Pod to spots around the fire pit—offer a unique opportunity to forge new and returning friendships.

Artfully Designed Accommodations

Home to 31 Scandinavian-inspired lodging units, Wild Rice Retreat provides a place for rest and rejuvenation during your retreat.

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  • Exceptional Experience

    “This is a beautiful venue—trees and walking trails surround the main building, allowing you to sink into the calmness of nature. But, what made this an exceptional experience was the wonderful hospitality and the delicious local food. Nothing was too much trouble.”
    Catherine Anderson
  • A Magical Place

    "Elegant and charming, this magical place facilitates free expression of the arts. Amazing yoga classes and retreats by experts and thought leaders in their field. I would recommend this place to anyone, 100%.”
    Kaitlyn Hilliard
  • Even Better Than Expected

    “We booked our stay last minute for Memorial Day weekend and it turned out to be even better than we expected. The accommodations were beautiful, the people were wonderful, and the food and service was unbelievable.”
    Catherine Demos