Guests don't want to share beds? Here are your options

retreat Sep 28, 2023

A lakefront rental sounds like the perfect location for your retreat. You love the idea of everyone being under the same roof, but you're anticipating more guests than there are bedrooms. So what do you do?

First, let go of the idea that the only way to accommodate your guests is by sleeping in the same house. With a shift in expectation and some options for when your guests don't want to share beds, you'll have renewed optimism in planning your retreat. Further, your guests may prefer options as well.

In our experience, it's the 30-year old and under demographic that is happy to share a bed or bedroom with someone in the group. So, if your retreat has younger guests, you may be able to have guests sleep in the same house.

For other guest accommodations, here are more options:

  1. Rent a second home
    You can rent two homes that are nearby each other so all guests can get the same experience. The views of the lake are a big part of the feel of the retreat. So renting two homes increases...
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Calming Music Vibes for Your Retreat Playlist

happiness retreat Aug 10, 2023

Imagine you're sipping coffee while sitting in an Adirondack chair taking in the morning lake views. The lake is like glass and you can see the trees' reflection in the water. There's calming music playing in the background as you breathe deeper and ease into your day.

The retreat playlist is part of the retreat experience. Most homes have Bluetooth speakers available and you can listen to your playlists to set the mood.

This playlist features mostly pop artists and is about 90-minutes long. As the playlist progresses, it gets a bit more upbeat.

Calming Music for Your Retreat Playlist

Sunrise by Norah Jones

Sacrifice by Elton John

Waiting in Vain by Annie Lennox

Midnight in Harlem by Tedeschi Trucks Band

Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwoole

Alone by Bee Gees

Come Away With Me by Norah Jones

All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo

Goodbye My Lover by James Blunt

Love and Happiness by Al Green

Bad by U2

If You Leave Her (feat. Meghan Trainor) by Forest Blakk

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