About This Center

Located in the heart of Heceta Beach, this private 3- Story Cedar-Shingle Cottage on 1/3rd acre is just 300 feet from the shore, and includes a Sun Room, Hot Tub, Lawn Area, and Patio. Owner's live on site for better service. Cottage Property may be rented by facilitators to hold retreats. Attendees may sleep overnight in Cottage (Max Occupancy: 6) and at the Driftwood Resort one block away (Owner able to provide discount when 10 rooms rented).

'If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.' – Chinese Proverb

Venue Highlights

Heceta Beach Cottage Retreat is located 300 feet from the shore, and a two minute walk from two local eateries, as well as the Driftwood Resort (if additional lodging is needed). The Cottage is built above street level and surrounded by shore pines and lush landscaping for added privacy. The kitchenette allows full meals to be made via the many cooking appliances, as well as an outdoor grill, but there is no stove.


Two Master En Suites (Queen beds plus baths); Ocean View Loft Has Two Single Beds. Driftwood Resort is one block away and will provide rooms to retreat attendees at a discount when 10-plus rooms are rented.


  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Attendees may eat out or prepare own meals in kitchenette. Two eateries are less than a five minute walk away. Garden on-site with herbs, etc., are available for attendees use.


Eugene is the nearest Airport. Shuttles available to Florence, Oregon. Check with Owner for details.

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