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The Benefits of Corporate Retreats

Sora Blu / November 5, 2023

Feeling connected to others can be challenging and connection doesn’t just pertain to interpersonal relationships but often interprofessional as well. With many businesses having gone partially or entirely remote in the last few years, we are navigating tricky, new social landscapes and having to create new ways to maintain collective inspiration, collaboration and connectedness.

Retreats benefit anybody but are often overlooked as an option for businesses seeking new ways to embolden their employees. Corporate retreats are a great chance for a business, collective or group to connect to its mission, values, ideas and goals. When a team knows their mental health is valued amidst work and the state of the world, they are more enthusiastic about engaging, contributing and creating. 

(A few of the many) Benefits of retreats:

  • Build trust
  • Improve communication
  • Boost moral
  • Promote creative thinking
  • Slow down & unwind
  • Celebrate success
  • Get acquainted

Okay so now you’re anxious to get a retreat on the books. But where should you go?

Accommodating for the various comfort levels of your group is important and places like The Sou’wester Lodge & Vintage Travel Trailer Resort in Seaview, WA makes that easy. Just a couple hours from Seattle, WA and Portland, OR and only 20 minutes from beautiful Astoria, OR, The Sou’wester is hodgepodge of private accommodations and unique amenities just 5 minutes from the beach. Whether you’re looking for a small, large, casual or more formal, full-service retreat, The Sou’wester can help bring your vision to life. With over 30+ vintage airstream trailers for rent, cozy coastal cabins and historic lodge suites, The Sou’wester is a time capsule teeming with character and central to nearby towns like Long Beach and Ilwaco, WA.