Be one with Spirit and Nature on this beautiful 24 acre private mountain top retreat.
Relax in the elegance and charm of a gorgeous, tastefully furnished 2,000 sq. ft. luxury log cabin. Enjoy the activities of the surrounding areas of Asheville, Brevard, and Hendersonville.... Or walk peacefully on the pristine, forested mountain ridge, treating yourself to the quiet beauty of nature. Gift yourself with the breathtaking mountain top views as you are surrounded by the healing energy of the forest. Come to Spirit of the Mountains Retreat and breathe in the healing energy of Spirit in Nature.
Nurture your mind, body, and spirit. Just being here is healing!
Spirit of the Mountains Retreat, LLC is located conveniently between the beautiful NC mountain towns of Brevard and Hendersonville, just SW of Asheville. The Asheville Airport is 30 minutes away, and you will find easy paved roads all the way to the retreat. Once you reach the top of the mountain and step on to the front porch of your cabin, you will feel a welcome that resonates within you. Here your Spirit will revitalize!
Actitivies aboud in the area, as do hundreds of waterfalls and natural playgrounds for all ages. The excellent location between three popular NC towns makes for the best of everything available.
The retreat grounds offer opportunities for re-experiencing Spirit in Nature as you take time to breathe in the delicious mountain air. Walk the pristine forested mountaintop trail, listen and watch for wildlife that is watching you back, gaze at the scenic mountain beauty from the gazebo, relax on your cabin porch swings or rocking chair, enjoy an old fashioned game of horseshoe, or light an evening campfire in the Spirit Circle.
Perhaps lounging on the private back decks, grilling the family meal, or indulging youself in the Garden Juccuzi tub, you will find your own sense of peace and reconnection with yourself and family. The artistic decor and fine ammenities make the cabin stay a visual treat, while the modern ammenities of HBO flat screened TV, wireless internet, gormet kitchen, etc. allow everyone to have what they consider "the best" of all worlds. At the end of each day, sink into the fine linens of your luxurious master bedroom, knowing that you will awake to beauty and another amazing day on this mountaintop oasis.
However you choose to experience your stay, you will find the cabin of Spirit of the Mountains Retreat to be a most pleasurable and lasting memory. Please feel free to contact us for more information and specific booking dates.
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We recently stayed at the Spirit Bear;the last week of June 2013.
It's a very nice cabin, very private with a nice view.
However, we were in need of a handicapped cabin. I have Lou Gehrig's
disease (ALS) and can only move my neck. Thankfully, I have a laser eye
communicator which enables me to type this.
The cabin is advertised as handicapped accessible. Like many places that
advertise as handicapped friendly, we have found that is simply not the
So, I wanted to clarify the particular features of this cabin that might
make it difficult for many.
There are steps into the cabin, we carry a portable ramp;so we were able
to get in. I should note that the owner of the cabin did notify us of the
steps before hand, so we were expecting these. We were led to believe that
the rest of the cabin was handicap accessible.
However, the door to the bathroom was too narrow to get in with the
wheelchair. Fortunately, we had a shower wheelchair that is a little more
narrow so i would have to be transferred to that to get into the bathroom.
Once I was in there though more problems arose. The toilet was not
handicapped equipped, it did not have a hand rail.
The shower was step, not roll in. There wasn't a handrail in the shower.
It did not have a hand held shower head. There was no room for shower
The master bed did not have room to pull wheelchair beside bed.
Until three years ago, I would not have had a clue what was necessary for a
person with disabilities to get around and the very difficult task of
finding a vacation spot.
In fact, most of the places that are on the handicapped vacation sites are
not truly suitable for the person with disabilities.
My purpose of writing this review is to make people aware that it is not
handicap accessible, as advertised. However, it is a nice cabin for those
who are not disabled.
My friend and I planned a last-minute getaway for a little mommy R&R. We were able to take advantage of the 40% discount since we booked our trip within 7 days of traveling. You could not ask for a better place to stay for $195/night! Coral, the owner, was quick to respond to my reservation inquiry and was extremely friendly (both on the phone and when we met at Spirit of the Bear). The cabin was clean, stocked, and so amazingly peaceful! If you spend a few minutes on the deck at night, you might be rewarded with a bear "sighting" (or at least the lights of a bear's eyes in the dark), its growl, and the distressed calls of its cubs...really!
If you make a trip to Brevard, be sure to eat at Cielito Lindo. The food was fantastic (and cheap). If it's a massage that you desire, La Petite Spa offers resonable rates for quality services. And finally, Hendersonville is a great place to spend an afternoon shopping and eating. Mezzaluna makes the best BBQ chicken pizza.
Thank you, Coral, for providing a place where we could renew our spirit.
There at the peak of fall - clean; spectacular views; s'mores over the campfire; relaxing atmosphere; very comfortable; fresh, crisp air - just breathe it in. White squirrel greeted us every morning outside front door of Spirit Bear cabin - amazing. Kids highly enjoyed also. Highly recommend.
Thank you for sharing Spirit Bear with us. Our stay in your charming cabin was perfect. Our time there felt more like a visit at the well-kept home of a close friend than the normal vacation rental. The impeccably clean cabin exceeded our expectations in every way - the decor, furnishings and location were fantastic, and everything we needed was there.
A special Thank you for helping us finalize the details of our stay, and the wonderful tips for hiking and our waterfall seeking adventures. Our only regret was that we were unable to stay longer!
Stayed in this cabin with our daughter, for her birthday, and her two children. The cabin was very clean, peaceful and comfortable. Owner supplied all of our needs and helpful in answering our questions.. The owner met us at the cabin and showed us around and explained where everything was. We visited Sliding Rock and Hooker Falls and grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed this. Would recommend this cabin for friends or relatives. The cabin was prettier than the photos and description.
Near Pisgah National Forest, Cradle of Forestry, Dupont State Forest, Hundreds of Waterfalls, Appalachian Trail, Sliding Rock, Carl Sandburg Home, Flat Rock Play House, Brevard Music Center, Biltmore Estate, activities of downtown Asheville, Brevard, & Hendersonville, Mountain Music Festivals,Brevard's White Squirrell Festival, Asheville's Bele Chere Festival, Henderson's Apple Festival, Beautiful sights and views.
On site opportunities for astronomy with cabin telescope and expert assistance, massage therapy, energy healing, photography - macro & orb, horseshoe pit, benches along mountaintop walk trail.
Do as little or as much as you like......Relax, refresh, renew in privacy and luxury at Spirit of the Mountains Retreat. www.spiritofthemountains.com