Here we share practical highlights to support you in event planning.

Our Location

Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains near Boone, North Carolina


639 Whispering Hills Road Boone, NC 28607

Closest City

Two hours northwest of Charlotte

Getting Here

By Car
Transportation to and from the Art of Living Retreat Center is easy, by way of smooth, well-travelled highways and roads.

Major Metropolitan Areas Nearby*

2 hours from Charlotte, NC
3 hours from Raleigh-Durham, NC
5 hours away from Atlanta, GA
6 hours from Nashville, TN
6.5 hours from Washington, DC

By Plane*

2 hours away from Charlotte International Airport
2 hours away from the Piedmont International Airport in Greensboro
3 hours away from Raleigh-Durham International Airport
*Driving time



We have a variety of venue spaces that are appropriate for groups 25—5,000.

Onsite Parking
We can easily accommodate high-volume parking events and coach buses.

Personalized Support
Our dedicated event team work hard to give personalized support for each group, customizing our services, venues and accommodations to the needs of the group’s unique goals and journey.

Our property is ideal for business events, conferences and other organizational retreats.

Center Facilities
Overnight accommodation is available for up to 1,100 guests. Additional lodging is available just minutes away in Boone, NC.

Our property is meat-free, alcohol-free and smoke-free. Specialized vegetarian menus can be developed for groups of 70 or more for evening events.

We provide yoga mats, blocks, straps, back jacks and blankets at no additional charge.

We have a variety of A/V equipment on site to accommodate any typical presentation. More specialized equipment is available through rental houses in Charlotte.

Onsite Activities
Yoga classes, guided meditation, hiking trails, pottery classes, gift shop and cafe, and the award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Wellness.