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Quiet Travel Destinations

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Copes' Islander Oceanfront B&B -- Tranquil setting and spectacular views near Comox, Vancouver Island, BC.

Dolserau Hall Hotel -- Emphasis on peace and quiet and the idyllic setting of the surrounding countryside and nearby Snowdonia National Park characterize this hotel in Snowdonia, North Wales.

Serenity by the Sea -- Oceanfront bed & breakfast on Galiano Island, BC.

Swinna -- Polish village described as "a timeless oasis of peace and quiet" and "an excellent place for those who want a quiet and relaxing holiday in harmony with nature."

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Silent Retreats

Aircastle -- Three-story cottage in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, location of weekend silent retreats operated by the Society of Friends (Quakers).

Dayspring Retreat Center -- Ecumenical Christian silent retreat centre on 200 acres of rolling hills, forests and fields in the Maryland countryside near Germantown.

Jesuit Retreat Houses -- Comprehensive directory of Jesuit centres worldwide offering numerous silent retreat opportunities. Loyola House, near Guelph, Ontario was reviewed in the Globe and Mail.

The Monastery of Christ in the Desert -- Monastery in New Mexico, USA, offering retreats, devotes an entire web page to silence.

Queenswood Retreat House -- Silent retreats, either for scheduled groups or individuals. No web site; brochure may be requested at Queenswood, 2429 Arbutus Road, Victoria, B.C. V8V 1V8, Phone # 250-477-3822. Operated by nuns, no religious affiliation necessary.

Silent Ground -- Tao short- or long- term silent retreat centre on Read Island, BC (near Campbell River).

Xenia Centre -- 38 acre retreat on Bowen Island, BC offering silent retreat opportunities.

Retreats Online -- Worldwide directory of silent retreats.

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