Sky Retreat

432 Cascade Dr, Purlear, NC 28665 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Sky Retreat

Sky Retreat is a gorgeous 30-acre, all seasons wedding venue. With an over 6,500sq. ft. Grand Event Hall boasting a wall of windows showcasing the long-range view, expansive covered veranda with fireplace, bridal dressing room, professional dance floor, catering kitchen, 14 log cabins for lodging, and a large grassy knoll ideal for outdoor weddings, Sky Retreat provides a picturesque environment to create cherished memories. Enjoy activity options such as professional ballroom dance instruction for your dream wedding dance, as well as hiking trails to the local waterfall, paragliding tandem flights, tubing trips to the nearby river, evening bonfires, yoga and fitness classes, group dance classes, onsite massage and much more for your dream wedding vacation experience

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can enjoy intimate gatherings as well as host up to 200 guests in this picturesque wedding venue. For your reception, you can dance the night away in the spacious Grand Event Hall. It features a wall of windows taking advantage of the spectacular long range mountain view, has a 40-foot by 60-foot professional dance floor, a DJ area, bridal dressing room, and a catering receiving kitchen. While showcasing nature, it also combines the elegant touch of high vaulted ceilings and large crystal chandeliers. The 50 x 30 foot covered veranda with its grand fireplace is a perfect location for cocktail hour. Leading from the veranda, there is a beautiful procession through the waterfall garden to the ceremony geen at the peak of the mountain with stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.


Services Offered
This full-service venue offers a bridal suite you and your bridal party can get ready in, along with plenty of complimentary parking for your guests. Setup and cleanup is included with their rental fee, as well as tables and chairs. They're also pet-friendly, so you can bring along your furry friends to help celebrate your love. For a fun wedding weekend, you guests can participate in a variety of on-site activities such as wedding dance instruction, paragliding, tubing, kayaking, hiking and more. Additional services include:

  • Wireless Internet
  • Liability insurance
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Professional wedding dance instruction
  • Grills
  • Fire pits
  • Hiking trails
  • Outdoor picnic areas
  • Pond


Accommodation
Sky Retreat offers 14 log cabins for you and your guests to stay in. These cabin types include:
Premium Cabins - the largest option featuring a separate master bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, dining area and living room.
Deluxe Cabins - full-sized cabins with wrap-around porches. They feature an open floor plan, kitchenette, a dining nook, a private bathroom and a bedroom.

Waterfront 4 bedroom Cabin- full sized cabin with gorgeous porches overlooking the pond, full sized kitchen, 4 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 8 people, high ceilings and a series of 8ft glass doors facing the water.


Compact Pond Cabins - one-room "glamping" cabins situated on the edge of the pond. They each have a private porch and a queen-sized bed or two twin beds.

Other Services
In addition to hosting lavish affairs, this beautiful venue is also happy to host intimate mircro-weddings and elopements. Additional events they will hold include:

  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower

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24 Reviews for Sky Retreat

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Sydney · Married on 09/19/2020

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    Perfection

    Words can not describe how perfect our wedding at sky retreat was. Every guest was amazed with the view and many said it was the best wedding they had ever been to. The staff at sky retreat are so accommodating and I do not have a single bad word to say about them. I wouldn't change a single thing! It was very nice that we could block off all of the cabins on site and have many of our bridal party and guests stay there. There is also a larger cabin on air bnb right on site and that housed much of our family. Very convenient! Park Vista Inn is where many of our guests stayed and it was right down the parkway. If you are considering getting married here, do it! You will not regret it!

    Sent on 09/22/2020
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    Heather L. · Married on 09/19/2020

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    Absolutely amazing location and staff!

    We could not have had a more perfect wedding! Sky retreat is awesome and the staff is amazing, attentive and on top of everything! Everyone who came said it was one of the prettiest wedding locations they had ever seen!

    Sent on 09/22/2020

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Sky Retreat FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 3872
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1596
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1932
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 921
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Farm/Ranch
    Garden
    Resort
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Clean Up
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    December

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  • 432 Cascade Dr Purlear, NC, 28665 See on map
    336-777-7965 (Phone number)
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