Everything You Need to Create a Retreat Planning Checklist

For those who live in or frequent the New England region, Coastal Maine is an ideal spot to host unforgettable group retreats. Whether a team seeks to host a productive business trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city or an employee celebration, this area offers the perfect mix of work, play, and relaxation. Here is all of the information needed to create a Coastal Maine retreat planning checklist!

Planning for a corporate event, women’s retreat, or conference can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be! The town of Southport, Maine, has been the setting of countless successful group events over the years. It’s time to plan a gathering here and see why. For additional help completing a retreat planning checklist, request access to our free Southport Vacation Guide! It’s the area’s best resource for local dining, shopping, and attraction recommendations.

A New Englander’s Ultimate Retreat Planning Guide

Group Activities

One of the best parts of hosting a retreat at Newagen Seaside Inn is the variety of attractions available in Boothbay Harbor. Just minutes from scenic Southport, Downtown Boothbay Harbor offers lighthouse tours, sailing instruction, and plenty of local shops to entertain team members during breakout sessions. Whatever the retreat’s theme, there’s an engaging and memorable attraction that’s perfect for rewarding your hard working group!

Our corporate meeting planner is happy to help create a retreat planning checklist by suggesting themes, equipment rentals, transportation, and off-site venue selections. Allow us to plan the group’s activities and save you valuable time!


What’s a successful retreat without great food? Luckily, delectable dining is available at Newagen Seaside Inn’s on-property restaurant, The Pub! We are more than happy to cater delicious Maine cuisine to any gathering. Whether a group needs hors d’oeuvres, a traditional lobster bake on our lawn, or a locally sourced sit-down meal in our oceanfront restaurant, we can satisfy everyone’s taste buds during a retreat.

Meeting and Lodging Spaces in Midcoast Maine

Newagen Seaside Inn serves as a breathtakingly beautiful, practical venue that offers plenty of space for any kind of gathering, but especially corporate meetings and retreats! Our 20-acre property is situated right on the Atlantic Ocean, and our meeting facilities are top-notch. Indoor meetings are often held in our sunlit conference room equipped with state-of-the-art meeting tables, ergonomic chairs, and elegant decor. Plenty of groups also choose to enjoy the weather and gather outside on our sprawling green lawns, so the possibilities for productive meetings are endless! Wherever a team chooses to spend their time, sparkling ocean views will surround them.

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Inns along the Maine Coast have always been places where deals are made and ideas are born. Ready to plan a group retreat everyone will remember for years to come? After completing the retreat planning checklist, take the next step by booking the trip! Contact us today to start organizing, and we’ll help create the ideal atmosphere and amenities for your team.

We look forward to helping host a productive and memorable trip!