Romantic Wedding RetreatsWords by Katie Martin
Photos courtesy of Collective Retreats
Looking to have a honeymoon or host a destination wedding that offers high-quality accommodations and allows you to be in touch with your surroundings? Then say no more! Collective Retreats is the company that can give you exactly what you’re looking for. With five different locations across the country, you are bound to pick one that is perfect for you and your special someone, whether it's your honeymoon, a wedding retreat or a couple's getaway.
Collective Retreats is an experience unlike anything you’ve seen or heard of. Founded by Peter Mack, the company offers destination hotel locations using minimal materials, which allows guests to have little-to-no barrier between their surroundings and their accommodations. Guests stay in luxury canvas tents at each of the five Collective Retreats locations, all equipped with high-end amenities. Each location is unique in its own way and located where traditional hotels would not be found.
The Collective Retreats collection includes:
Collective Vail, a Retreat at 4 Eagle Ranch – This location is surrounded by 1,000 acres of Colorado ranchland. It’s perfect for couples that love horseback riding, riding ATVs and are looking to kick back and enjoy the views. Rates start at $500 per night.
Collective Yellowstone, a Retreat at Moonlight Basin – This location is situated near a freshwater pond and is surrounded by mountains, which gives guests an alpine feel. For couples looking to fish and explore Yellowstone National Park, this is the place for you. Rates start at $500 per night.
Collective Hudson Valley, a Retreat at Liberty Farms – Collective Retreats unveiled their newest edition to their collection in July 2017. This seasonal, luxury hotel experience in upstate New York’s scenic landscape is perfect for your honeymoon or even as couple’s getaway. Rates start at $500 per night.
Located on a 310-acre farm in Ghent, N.Y., Collective Hudson Valley allows couples to be immersed in nature and experience all that upstate New York has to offer. With inside access to the working organic farm and equestrian center, guests will be able to take in a completely different experience than they would have had if they stayed in New York City. Top seasonal activities include:
- Brewery or winery tours
- Authors home/literary tours
- Ziplining, ropes courses
- Guided hiking, mountain biking
- Local sailing, group cruises
- In-tent massages
- Golf, tennis
- Apple orchard excursions (seasonal)
Thinking of having your big day at Collective Hudson Valley? Collective Hudson Valley offers an in-house wedding team to help you plan your special day. To create a one-of-a-kind experience for couples, Jordan Bibeau, an outdoor weddings and events expert, will help you plan every detail in order to make your big day run as smoothly as possible. A Collective Hudson Valley wedding includes an on-site efficient and ceremony, a private farm-to-table dinner for two and in-tent amenities like Champagne, massages and more, that will offer couples a relaxing end to their big day.
Collective Hill Country – Overlooking a 225-acre Texas ranch, this location will give couples modern comfort. With plenty of outdoor activities to do, couples will never get bored and if somehow they do, there are art galleries and music venues nearby. Rates start at $400 per night.
Collective Sonoma – Situated in Northern California’s wine country, this location offers views of rolling hills, natural springs and acres of vineyards for miles. For wine enthusiasts, this property is perfect. Couples will get access to the area’s best wineries as well as enjoy activities like biking and hiking. Rates start at $500 per night.
For more information on Collective Retreats and their new location in Hudson Valley, visit the website here.
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