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Wild Rice Retreat Center
Bayfield, Wisconsin

Nestled between growing pines and the red rock shores of Lake Superior, Wild Rice is a vibrant resort destination in the Midwest founded on the pillars of nourishment, expression, and movement. Wild Rice Retreat offers a respite for groups, solo travelers, guided retreat travelers, creative instructors—really anyone with an open heart and curious mind.

Accomodations

Designed by renowned architect David Salmela, Wild Rice Retreat’s brand-new lodging draws inspiration from the surrounding landscape of Bayfield, WI. Fitting in seamlessly with nature, our three accommodation type— the RicePod, Nest, and Treehaus—provide a magical and peaceful respite on the shores of Lake Superior.

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TREEHAUS
4 PRIVATE SUITES/ CABIN | 170 SQ FT
Single Occupancy (in each suite) 

Designed to promote creativity and a sense of community, the Treehaus offers four individual guest suites that include a queen bed or a single twin bed with an attached private European-style bathroom. The shared dining and living space offers 360 degrees of birds eye views of the surrounding wooded area. 

RICEPOD
2 TWIN BEDS OR 1 QUEEN BED | 310 SQ FT
Single or Double Occupancy

A stand-alone cabin featuring two twin beds or a queen bed, the Ricepod is the perfect place to cocoon into nature. Each unit includes a kitchenette, European-style bathroom, and front porch.

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NEST
1 KING BED + 1 SOFA BED | 480 SQ FT
Single or Double Occupancy

Our most luxurious lodging type, the Nest offers separate living and sleeping quarters. Each Nest includes a king bed adorned in luxury linens, sleeper sofa, kitchenette and front porch.

Amenities

Committed to nurturing individual creativity, human development, and meaningful connection, our amenities are designed to ground the mind, body, and soul for every guest that comes to Wild Rice Retreat. 

DINING

Our vision is to create a welcoming dining experience that nourishes the soul. Our kitchen focuses on light, pure flavors with a creative twist, while our beverage program features tonics, artisan coffee and tea, regional beers and ciders, and small-production natural wines.

GROUP SPACE

Around the corner from the Retreat Center and facing Lake Superior, the Peace Pod a soaring ceiling, sealed flooring, adjustable lighting, and darkening window film. Flexible for a variety of events, this is often where our yoga and mediation sessions are held, along with retreat workshops and gatherings.

THE SANCTUARY

The Sanctuary includes our Sauna Haus and Rain Room, offering guests the opportunity to take in wooded views from the serenity of a sprawling cedar sauna, as well as indulge in relaxation and rain shower. Guests are also encouraged to gather on the patio and enjoy the fire pit’s warmth.

PROPERTY GROUNDS

Follow the trails that wind throughout our property, as well as line the brownstone cliffs that peer over Lake Superior and out to Madeline Island. Pause to breathe in the peace that surrounds us, as well appreciate the unforgettable sights of the Midwest.

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