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Camp Eastwood
Belgrade Lakes region
Camp Cobbossee
Monmouth, ME
The Franciscan Guest House
Kennebunk Beach, Maine
Camp Matoaka
Smithfield, ME
Camp Kippewa
Monmouth, ME
Camp Caribou
Winslow, ME

Camp Laurel
Readfield, ME

Camp Manitou
Oakland, ME

The Abbey at Farrow Farm
832 Main Road
Islesboro, ME 04848

Phone: 207-734-2033

"A place to feel safe and know you are loved.
A place to meditate, reflect, and pray.
A place to listen to the silence and feel the presence."

The Abbey at Farrow Farm Island Mini Retreat and Conference Center is located on a majestic island in Penobscot Bay in Midcoast Maine .13 miles long and 1 1/2 miles wide at its widest point - Islesboro is a perfect retreat paradise with its unspoiled natural beauty.
The sunrises and sunsets are spectacular. The Abbey is situated on land that has been in our family for over 200 years, and is within walking distance to the shore. The Abbey was designed for ALL people; people of all faiths and people of none.

The Abbey can accept 7 overnight guests and can provide day long retreats or workshops for up to 24.

1st Floor:

  • Beautiful open space with kitchen, bath and pullout sofa.
  • Striking leaded glass windows and curved ceiling give this space a spiritual essence of peace and tranquility.
  • Snuggle up with a book from an extensive library,
  • Meditate in the sacred tower
  • Conduct your own workshop or retreat with kitchen facilities to accomodate 24 people.
  • Eat on the expansive deck looking out to a creative landscape of flowers among the birches and spruce. Everyone who enters this space is overcome with peace.

2nd Floor: Wake up to a breakfast on the front deck catching the morning sun or curl up with your favorite reading material on a private deck from your 3rd storey sleeping loft. Join friends on a 12 X 20 deck with huge gas grill. Enjoy time away alone in a 4th storey round tower room with skylights and fan to cool you after a day at the beach.

Fine Dining at The Abbey Monday nights:
A delightful experience with a unique menu weekly, carefully prepared with mostly island-grown produce, meats and local sustainable seafood prepared by our Master Chef of 25+ years, Betty Boucher.
place to relax and savor your five-course gourmet dinner with soft candlelight, ancient meditative music - an experience not to be missed.  The Abbey's ambiance is breathtaking with leaded glass windows in a round tower lighted by an antique chandelier and mirrored sconces. Homemade desserts are reflected in the gold leaf mirror set above an antique melodeon. Seating is comfortable and limited to 16 - 24 patrons so all may enjoy this unique, intimate, and simply elegant experience .

lease contact Joanne Whitehead at The Abbey for reservations at207 734 2033

Our Rates:
The rates at The Abbey will vary according to your needs, anywhere from $50 to $125 a night with kitchen privileges. Weekend rates for retreats and workshops is $250 including meals.
Please call for details.


26 Beach Ave, P.O. Box 273,
Kennebunk Beach, Maine 04043

(207) 967-4865

Welcome to...
Kennebunkport's affordable hotel located near beaches, shops, and dining.

Guests return to The Franciscan Guest House year after year because we’re…

  • Affordable - As a nonprofit hotel, we offer affordable rates for budget minded families, couples, seniors, and groups looking for inexpensive lodgings.
  • Fantastically located – It's a short stroll to Kennebunkport’s waterfront village, lovely shops, fine dining or casual restaurants, and to the sandy beaches of Kennebunk.
  • Surrounded by beauty – Enjoy waterfront walking paths on the surrounding estate and Franciscan Monastery and Retreat Center with landscaping designed by Frederick Law Olmstead.
  • Only a 90-minute drive by car from Boston! And only 40 minutes from the Portland Jetport (directions.)


  • Clean and neat accommodations without the hustle and bustle of a big hotel, and as relaxing as a bed & breakfast…without the expensive room rates.
    Private bath with tub and shower, simple, clean and comfortable rooms.
  • Hotel buffet dinner available for a fee
  • Free wireless in main Guest House
  • Cable TV
  • A saltwater pool – Our outdoor saltwater pool is like being in the ocean – refreshing and buoyant – great after a long day of sightseeing.
    Wild life – Guests love the unspoiled natural surroundings with the occasional visiting fox, deer, moose, and the many birds.
  • Ask about our indoor or outdoor wedding reception facilities, or facilities for your group retreat.

For information about staying at the Franciscan Guest House, check out our rates, accommodations and directions.


Ferry Beach Park Association
5 Morris Ave
Saco Maine 04072


Beautiful campus, engaging conferences and retreats, a relaxing Maine vacation, and fun on the beach for all ages!

Ferry Beach is an amazing retreat and conference center on the coast of southern Maine.
From the beach to the trees, we can host spiritual and wellness retreats, ceremonies, anniversary parties, weekend group getaways, a Yoga retreat, and more. Our traditional and relaxed accommodations are the perfect place for private events and group retreats.

Most conferences happen in the summer and are weeklong. We start in early June and run until our big Labor Day picnic. We offer everything from Family conferences to Paddle Boarding, a Gay men’s conference to Quilting. In the winter we have smaller weekend retreats..


  • Dormitory Buildings with Single*, Double & Family Occupancy: Quillen, Rowland & Underwood
  • Private Lodging: Metz Village Cabins, Morris Cottage, and Cross Cottage
  • Private or Semi-Private Lodging: Claflin Cottage - 4 bedrooms
  • Campsites in the Grove.

Meeting Spaces:
Are you looking for a one-time or ongoing meeting space for your organization or community? We have plenty of meeting spaces that will fit your needs.

  • Eleanor R. Forbes Chapel in the Grove has seating for more than 150 guests in a magnificent outdoor sanctuary.
  • Gayla Auditorium can accommodate 200 people
  • DeWolfe Dining Hall can accommodate 200 people
  • Dolphin room can accommodate 75 people
  • Porches and screen house.
  • Beautiful green space along with our Rose Pavilion in the Grove are available to host receptions.


Camp Eastwood

Welcome to Camp Eastwood

Camp Eastwood is located in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes region of Maine, nestled into the woods, surrounded by native rock walls, and overlooking the glimmering waters of East Pond. Camp Eastwood was built in 2008 and combines the nature of Maine with the convenience of brand new amenities to create a setting that is ideal for day or residential camps, corporate, wellness, family, or spiritual retreats.



Camp Cobbossee

1 Camp Cobbossee Circle
Monmouth, ME 04259

Lakeside Retreats at Cobbossee sits on 125 acres along a mile of magnificent shoreline amid Maine's lush forests and national parks. It's about 15 miles from Maine's capitol, Augusta, and about an hours' drive from the airport in Portland. The lake is a definite highlight – it's beautiful, pristine, and large... 11 miles long and six miles across. The property features a small private island 250 yards off the lakefront dock – a great spot for adventure programs.

Cobbossee is located just one half mile from Lakeside Retreats' other Maine property, Kippewa. The two facilities can be rented in tandem by very large groups that require separate facilities (split by gender, age or corporate divisions) but still want to meet as a large group and have some shared activities.


Camp Matoaka
One Great Place
Smithfield, ME 04978

Camp Matoaka takes pride in its program and unique "family touch." Matoaka is a beautiful location for wedding receptions, family reunions, retreats, company picnics and other large get-togethers.

Located on East Lake in Smithfiled, ME, Matoaka is only 3 hours from Boston, 90 minutes from Portland, and 75 minutes to the Maine coast.
Enjoy our 25 meter heated swimming pool, with
three water slides. Host an event in the largest camp gymnasium in all of New England - featuring 2 private dance studios and a fitness center. Our brand new performing arts center seats 450.

We can accommodate groups of 100-200 adults, or 100-300 youth. Camp Matoaka is available for rent from May to June, and then again in August to October.


Camp Kippewa
1 Kippewa Drive
Monmouth, ME 04259

A rare sand beach on the pristine shores of Lake Cobboseecontee is just one of the highlights retreat groups find at Lakeside Retreats at Kippewa. Located about 15 miles from Augusta, Maine, and within easy driving distance from the airport in Portland, Kippewa is a great location for groups who want to hunker down and have meetings in an intimate beautiful location and for groups who want easy access to the best of the Maine outdoors... Mt. Katahdin (a one-mile high mountain that marks the start/end of the Appalachian Trail), the Kenebec River, Arcadia National Park, and Cadillac Mountain are all nearby.

Kippewa is located just one half mile from Lakeside Retreats' other Maine property, Cobbossee. The two facilities can be rented in tandem by very large groups that require separate facilities (split by gender, age or corporate divisions) but still want to meet as a large group and have some shared activities.


Camp Caribou
1 Caribou Way
Winslow, ME 04901

Camp Caribou is a very special place. Located on a private and beautiful 200 acre peninsula, half an hour from Augusta, Caribou has fabulous and well-maintained facilities.

Highlights include:

  • 26 bunks
  • Dining hall can serve 300
  • 10,000 sq. ft. gym
  • High and low ropes adventure course
  • 2 soccer fields
  • 6 tennis courts

Caribou opens its doors as a retreat center from May to June, and August to September.

If you are looking for a place to hold your family reunion, celebration, outdoor learning program, sports or yoga retreat, come to Camp Caribou.


Camp Laurel
Box 327
Readfield, ME 04355

Location: Located on the eastern shore of pristine Echo Lake in the Lakes Region of central Maine, Camp Laurel is the ideal site for your event, meeting or gathering.

Facilities: We provide overnight retreats for schools, corporations, sports teams, church groups and private parties.
We can accommodate 800 people!

Whether your group is planning a week-long retreat, a weekend seminar or a wedding, Camp Laurel is the perfect venue.


Camp Manitou
47 Camp Manitou Cove
Oakland, ME 04963

Camp Manitou is a first-rate, 200 plus acre facility conveniently located in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine. It’s also the perfect venue for your group’s upcoming special event.

During the off-season, we have hosted school groups, nature classes, athletic teams, wellness retreats, corporate events, team building programs, snow sport retreats, specialty camps (sports, theater, etc.), weddings, college seminars, large private parties, church and temple retreats, and more.

Camp Manitou has a brand new, fully winterized building that is great for group meetings and can sleep up to 40 people. The building has two kitchens and wireless Internet. The camp’s comfortable cabins can sleep up to 500 guests at one time.

he camp is conveniently located about an hour from Sugarloaf USA ski area for winter recreation and less than 20 minutes from Belgrade Lakes Golf Course, recently rated one of the top 100 public courses in the country.


Camp Laurel South
48 Laurel Road
Casco, ME 04015

Location: Located on the western shore of pristine Crescent Lake in the Lakes Region of southern Maine, Camp Laurel South is the ideal site for your event, meeting or gathering.
Whether your group is planning a week-long retreat, a weekend seminar or a wedding, Camp Laurel South is the perfect venue.

Accomodations: We provide overnight retreats for schools, corporations, sports teams, church groups and private parties for up to 600 people.

For more information, please fill out the short inquiry form below.


The Cozy Moose on Moosehead Lake
Greenville, ME

"The one place you always want to come back to."

Enjoy a New England lakeside cabin retreat in a relaxing peaceful lake setting on Moosehead Lake. The Cozy Moose features 4-season, fully equipped upscale Maine vacation rental cabins that are cozy, comfortable and captivating that are perfect for family retreats.
It is easy to find peace at The Cozy Moose for our unique location offers exceptional sunsets, incredible lake & mountain views, and sandy swimming beach.
Personal chef services, massages, private tours, and housekeeping services available. Enjoy endless discoveries, amazing natural wonders, 4-season adventures, eco-tours, nature trips, wildlife viewing, moose safaris, fishing, skiing, and snowmobiling and spending time with God.

Please visit our site: to learn more about us or call at 207.695.0242 or email us at


Additional Retreats, Location, Telephone and Spiritual Orientation

How to advertise your retreat facility on FindtheDivine

Retreat Center City State Phone Spiritual Orientation
A QuietMind Retreat Union ME 207-785-5785 Contemplative and Healing Retreats for all faiths
Bay View Villa Saco ME 207-283-3636 Catholic
Franciscan Guest House Kennebunk Beach ME 207-967-4865
Greenfire Tenants Harbor ME 207-372-6442
Living Water Spiritual Center Winslow ME 207-872-2370 Catholic/Sisters of St. Joseph
Mahoosuc Mountain Lodge Newry ME 207-824-2073 Yoga & spiritual retreats
Marie Joseph Spiritual Center Biddeford ME 207-284-5671 Catholic
Notre Dame Spiritual Center Alfred ME 207-324-6160 Catholic
Nurture Through Nature Denmark ME 207-452-2929 Spiritual, yoga and meditation retreats
Oceanwood Camp & Conference Center Ocean Park ME 207-934-9655
Rockcraft Retreat Center East Sebago ME -
Sewall House Yoga Retreat
Island Falls
ME 888-235-2395
yoga and meditation
Sky-Hy Retreat and Conference Center Topsham ME 207-725-7577 Ecumenical Christian
The Alcyon Center Seal Cove ME 207-244-1060 Contemplative tradition
The Cabins at China Lake China ME 207-968-2581 Down East Hospitality
The Cozy Moose on Moosehead Lake Greenville ME 207-695-0242
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