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Create an immersive experience for self renewal and connection to nature. This package includes: one over night stay, light breakfast, Holistic Class and contemplative destinations.

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Welcome to the Campus Venue page where you can explore OM Sanctuary’s public venue space. Also explore our site maps on the right to learn where everything is.

Sanctuary Pavilion

Multipurpose Room


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This main room is graced with a barrel vault ceiling and bountiful windows allowing in natural light with a beautiful view of the Serenity Garden and waterfall. It is available for dining, conferences, multiple programs, ceremony and concerts. The Sanctuary Multi-purpose room flows into the Lobby, Lounge, Garden and Patio creating a perfect situation for Group Retreats and Exclusive Use programs. Maximum numbers 77 Dining / 157 Theatre / 220 Reception.



Lobby


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This room is adorned with a crystal chandelier, four pillars, seating, and is the main entrance to the Serenity Garden. It is used for dining and community socializing. During Special Events or Exclusive Use programs the area is also used for reception, programs, musicians and multiple-use stations.

400 sq ft


Sanctuary Lounge


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This room offers intimate seating with table and chairs and it is where meals are served. During Special Events or Exclusive Use programs the area is also used for reception, musicians and multiple-use stations.

220 sq ft


Trillium Room


This circular room is a meditation destination for the guests with up to 14 chairs, a circular glass coffee table and singing bowl in the center. Just outside the room is a reception area with a door leading to the Serenity Garden. The windows offer natural lighting with a canopy view of the trees. Perfect for small break out sessions, the room is available for Special Events or Exclusive Use programs.

215 sq ft


Sanctuary Apartment Suite


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This accommodation is available for 4 overnight guests or guests looking for a comfortable long term stay. It comes complete with full kitchen, living/dining room, fireplace, grand bedroom w/fireplace, two large closets, luxury bathroom, skylight, jacuzzi tub and separate shower stall. It has been rented for smaller group meetings accommodating approximately up to 10 guests.


Serenity Garden Suite


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This accommodation is available for 4 overnight guests and is noted for being one of the most romantic rooms in Asheville with its half dome outdoor patio (wisteria covered railing) overlooking the Serenity Garden and Waterfall. It has also been rented for its charm and beauty as a break out room for intimate meetings – approximately 6-8 guests.

 

Oshun Renewal Center

Studio 1

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The 500 sq.ft. studio with its honey colored (shoe free) bamboo floor and canopy view of the woodland acreage is a popular location for OM Sanctuary’s Holistic Classes and the Saturday 3 hr. Enrichment Seminars. Evening weekday rentals and weekend rentals are available for Bring Your Program. By request an area rug can be placed on the floor for protection from shoes, tables, chairs or other equipment.

500 sq ft


Studio 2

This carpeted 163 sq. ft. space with windows overlooking the woodland acreage is available for private individual/group wellness sessions such as: Tai Chi, Yoga, Life Coaching etc… The professional services and use of this room are part of the Wellness Session offered or can be rented as a break out room (if available) in conjunction with the Studio 1 rental.

163 sq ft


Wellness Center

The top floor of the Oshun Renewal Center is the destination for renewal, revitalization and wellness services. The intimate setting offers a waiting area, dressing room, steam shower, 4 person dry sauna and 4 treatment rooms. The treatment rooms are currently for rent as part of the OM Sanctuary CAH (Complimentary Alternative Health) licensed or certified Professional Collective.

 

Outdoor Venues

Serenity Garden


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The English style garden with is circular design, paths, waterfall and seasonal blooms is the heart of OM Sanctuary. It has been a romantic and inspirational setting for receptions, weddings, sacred ceremony, walking meditation and personal inspiration dating back to the former Richmond Hill Inn days. The garden is divided into four quadrants resembling the four directions in a medicine wheel. If you visit in the spring the cherry blossoms rain down on you like a spring shower and in the fall the Kousa dogwood provides edible fruit.

14,490 sq ft


Serenity Waterfall

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The cascading water fall flows into a pool of water with colorful Koi. The stone patio offers up to 60 chairs that can expand into the garden paths if needed. This popular destination offers a perfect set up for Special Events with a Ceremonial focus or inspirational gathering. Hundreds of weddings have taken place in this sacred location.

420+ sq ft


Outdoor Patio


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The patio just off the Sanctuary Multi-purpose room offers a nice escape into nature between programs. It has patio chairs and 8 tables available for dining, socializing or special events. It is near the Serenity Garden and is often used as additional reception and seating for Exclusive Use or Group Retreats.

735 sq ft


The Green


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This lovely outdoor courtyard is an expansive grassy destination. With its flat and spacious terrain it lends itself to receptions, theatre/circular seated programs, entertainment, ceremony and movement classes. All of the Woodland Cottage patios have a view of The Green and mountains off in the distance.

3,375 sq ft


Tranquility Trail

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Rising above the French Broad River you will find OM Sanctuary’s 40 acres of woodland trails used for nature-based programs, mindful walking and observation, contemplative destinations and the OM Sanctuary Medicine Wheel. It is a cellphone free community and educational area.

 

Woodland Cottages

Woodland Cottages

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These charming cottages with access to The Green and a view of distant mountains are all named after North Carolina trees. They are available for Group Retreats or Rest & Renewal Stays. Each duplex cottage offers two units featuring a gas log fireplace, mini-refrigerator, private porch with rocking chairs, spacious bathrooms and 2 twin beds with option to professionally bridge into a queen. The Seven Oaks Cottage is a larger suite set off from all the others. See Plan A Stay or Bring Your Program.

 

Sanctuary Cabins

Sanctuary Cabins

These quaint cabins are perfect for private Group Retreats, Family Rental or intimate programs needing access to a kitchen (like Puncha Karma retreats). Each cabin comes with a full sized kitchen and table that seats 6, deck, porch, lawn, 3 bedrooms, 3 adult bunks, 2 twins that can be professionally bridged to a queen bed, 2 bathrooms, common area left unfurnished to support yoga, meditation and other holistic uses. Parking and overflow parking is available. See Plan A Stay or Bring Your Program.