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River Spirit Retreat

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  • Very good17%
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  • Terrible17%
River Spirit is a remote retreat with 3/4 miles of the Little Buffalo River running through the property. It is primarily offered as a place of rest, relaxation, renewal. Good for families who want to explore nature together and for individual and small group retreats. We offer comfortable accommodations and lots of privacy. There are hiking trails, large decks, grills, a library of books and DVDs, flat screen TV (for movies only), outdoor hot tub, various kinds of bodywork (massage, facials) and other services for the support of your retreat. A natural environment of beauty and quiet that is difficult to find. We have a 2000 sq. foot lodge for families and small groups and a Guest Cottage for individuals and couples. We are a drive down gravel mountain roads from town which for the right guests is precisely what makes the property so special.
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Boone County Airport41 km
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Reviewed November 16, 2015

I was at River Spirit for a private retreat. I felt very safe and comfortable. It was a great place to be "unplugged" and quiet. It was good for my soul. Ann was a gracious hostess, cooks very delicious meals, and gives a great massage/facial.

Thank Lianne T
Reviewed October 29, 2015

I have been to River Spirit three times now, always in the Fall. The owner has been immediately available and attentive to our needs. If I could, i would go to River Spirit more often. The walks are perfect, the property is incredibly well-maintained and...More

Thank ParkRiver
Response from Ozarksriverspirit, Owner at River Spirit RetreatResponded November 3, 2015

Thank you so much for your review. We love having happy guests and better yet returning guests. Thanks for returning 3 years in a row. Hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed August 9, 2013

This retreat is really remote. It is seven miles down a dirt road but is definitely worth the effort to get there. The owner was attentive but we didn't see her much as she really respects your privacy. We visited various attractions in the area...More

3  Thank Teeleah
Reviewed April 1, 2012

Needing to detox from the noise of everyday life, I chose this retreat house due to its remote location. The drive to it was exquisitely beautiful, and tho it takes eight dirt miles to get there, every mile helped me let go of stress and...More

3  Thank jody n
Reviewed October 13, 2011

The extremely long and treacherous road to get there is bad enough, but then you also don't know whether there will be any water in the "river front" property. The Lodge and the Cottage are right across from each other and there isn't much privacy....More

4  Thank Diane J
Response from Ozarksriverspirit, Owner at River Spirit RetreatResponded April 5, 2012

I am slow responding to your review....I am just learning how to do this on Trip Advisor. I am truly sorry that you had a negative experience visiting River Spirit.....especially since almost all of our customers seem to have such a wonderful time. Were you...More

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