Kelly Poole – Group Sales Manager
Christian Retreat is a year-round conference and retreat center resting on the banks of the beautiful Manatee River on Florida’s West Coast.
Lodging options include 96 hotel-style rooms in Miracle Manor bordering a tropical lagoon on the banks of the Manatee River. Air-conditioned, reasonably priced. Some junior suites with private balconies. Spacious lobby in this 3-story facility includes coffee station and generous seating areas for fellowship. Interior corridors, attached patios and decks, internet access.
The facilities include several multi-purpose meeting rooms of various sizes to seat 10 to 1000 people. Meeting rooms are located in the 2-story International Training Center. The spacious lobby includes a reception area, Welcome Center and the Mission Oasis Coffee Bar.
Recreational amenities at Christian Retreat include a large outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, volleyball court, shuffleboard, basketball courts, campfire, canoes and pedal boats as well open fields to utilize for outdoor activities.
Buffet-style meals served daily for our group guests. We also offer banquet services as well as snack and party trays for your special event.
Christian Retreat hosts year round conferences with some of the nation’s top-named Christian leaders. Our year begins with “Homecoming”, and a 10-week “Institute of Ministry” leading into the “Winter Conference Season”. We also host our annual “Thrive, Women’s Conference”, “The Feast of Tabernacles”, “YEX, Youth Summer Camp”, and “Kamp KZ, Kids Day Summer Camps”, among others.
PRAYER ISLAND, our 40 acre preserve across the Manatee River, is accessible by pontoon boat, and being further developed as a secluded place of prayer for you to get alone with God. Experience the presence of God in a totally pristine, natural Florida tropical preserve with walking trails and prayer stops. Benches mark 12 different prayer stations relating to the 12 Gates of Jerusalem, with information about each gate and a related prayer focus.
Our goal is to provide you and your group with a quality, Christian environment for a productive and memorable event. At Christian Retreat you will receive move effective service, more value and more meeting for your money.