Located just 10 miles north of Gainesville, Lubee Bat Conservancy's Woods Haven Retreat Center is a beautiful ranch-style house sitting on 4 acres of tranquil wooded grounds. The 3300 square-foot house can service up to 50 people with sleeping accommodations for up to 10 people.

The Woods Haven Retreat Center located at Lubee Bat Conservancy is a 3300 sq. ft. ranch-style house that can accommodate up to 50 people for business meetings, staff retreats, private functions, or weekend getaways. Woods Haven, which is 25 minutes from the University of Florida, has overnight accommodations (5 bedroom/3 bath), large meeting rooms, and Wi-Fi capabilities. In addition, the house has a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, indoor unheated swimming pool, and a gas grill. Woods Haven is located within short walking distance of the main office and primary bat exhibits. Lubee Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to saving fruit bats and their habitats through research, conservation, and education, with a focus on community engagement. Located in Gainesville, Lubee houses the largest and most diverse collection of fruit bats in the world. We focus a majority of our efforts working with global conservation partners to protect at-risk species of bats. Lubee is certified by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and currently houses over 200 bats representing 12 species, including the Malayan Flying Fox which can attain a wingspan of 6'. All of our bats are frugivorous, and guests have an opportunity to observe them interacting with numerous fruits and enrichment devices. Everyone visiting Lubee and the Woods Haven Retreat Center are welcome to walk the beautiful grounds and visit our one-of-a-kind bat facility.

Number of Rooms: 5 bedrooms

Number of Bathrooms: 3 bathrooms

Facility Amenities: Air Conditioning , Coffee Maker, Conference Room/s, Internet Access Available, Meeting Facilities, Microwave, Non-Smoking, Pool, Wi-fi Access Available

Room Types: Four Bedrooms Available

Tours & Transfers: Group Tours

Facility Amenities: Wheelchair Accessible

Payment Options: American Express, Mastercard, Personal Checks, Visa

Primary Area (Sq. feet): 760

Max Seating Capacity: 50

Number of Meeting Rooms: 1

Facility Description: Conference room plus 2 smaller breakout rooms

Set Up Options: Classroom, Conference, Exhibits

Meeting Services: Audio Visual Services, High Speed Internet, Wi-Fi

Sports Facility Parking: Disabled Parking, General Parking, Visitor Parking

Recreation Type: Birding, Hiking, Trails

Sport Facility Type: Tennis

Fitness: Pool

Shopping Type: Art, Clothes, Souvenirs

Conventions & Meetings: Wi-Fi Access

Tours & Transfers: Eco Tours, Group Tours, Trail Tours, Walking Tours