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Guest and Retreat Groups

Koinonia is the best kept secret of the Santa Cruz Mountains. We'll make sure you're all set with meeting rooms, outdoor gathering places, modern dorm-style cabins and various recreational offerings to serve your unique group. Tucked away in the beautiful redwoods, Koinonia is the perfect location for retreats, conferences and intimate group gatherings. 

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Guest Group Details & Offerings

  • Groups up to 250

  • Indoor Meeting Spaces

  • Full Service, Family Style Meals

  • Outdoor Gathering Places

  • Campfires & Gas Fire Pits

  • Recreational Offerings

    • Pool (seasonal)

    • Archery (seasonal)

    • Giant Dry Slide

    • Ball Field

    • Basketball Courts

    • Snack Bar (seasonal)

    • Gift Store

  • Adventure Programs

    • Redwood Ops Outdoor Laser Tag

    • Ropes Courses

    • Team Building

Lodging

Our cabins can provide Lodging for up to 250 guests with the comforts of home. Decorated with a touch of mountain flair, each room hand-crafted wood bunks. The cabins are within a short walk through the trees to the meeting, dining and recreational facilities. Parking is conveniently located around each cabin, making unloading and packing up simple. 

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Meals

Our dining room is warm and inviting, reflecting the beauty of nature with wood accents, grand views through vaulted windows, and a central stone fireplace. Guests enjoy a combination of locally grown produce, delicious entrees and desserts. Koinonia's courteous dining room staff serves the food right to your table, and we are happy to do our best to accommodate special dietary needs. Enjoy a snack or fresh espresso drink at the outdoor cafe at Koinonia Coffee Grounds. 

Activities

Opportunities abound for recreations at Koinonia. Our world- class ropes courses are designed to fit every skill level. Two full size basketball courts, two sand volleyball courts and a ball field set the stage for friendly and fun activities. Ares of hiking trails wind through the forest and our large hilltop pool, open seasonally, offers a spectacular view. 

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Meeting Spaces

Whether you are having a small retreat or a large conference, Koinonia can meet your needs. From the modern 250 seat Brown Auditorium to the Hillside Chapel, our meeting rooms boast modern audio and video equipment. Worship services, small group meetings and intimate fireside chats will fit right in at any location, including our 300 seat outdoor amphitheater,  complete with sound equipment, campfires and lighting. 

“Beautiful location! Staff is awesome! Love this place!”
“I really enjoyed my time here for my church’s retreat. Beautiful site, great amenities, delicious food, friendly staff, and clean cabins!! I am particularly grateful for their flexibility to accommodate our special requests.”
I’ve been going here since I was little. I love this place and everything about it! Such an amazing place to meditate on the Lord and enjoy His beautiful and wonderful creation!
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