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New Orleans | Covington | Mandeville | Southeast Louisiana

Our breathtaking 13-acre retreat, in Covington, Louisiana is nestled along the Little Tchefuncte River. Its white sandy dunes and shimmering currents will make you feel transported to another world. The Rivers Retreat is the perfect venue for a magical wedding or special event. If you are planning a family reunion, corporate or church retreat, your guests will make a lifetime of memories.

"I recently held my daughters wedding at The Rivers Retreat in Covington, La. We were able to spend four days prior to the ceremony enjoying the beautiful property. It gave us ample time to decorate as well as having access to the cabins in which the bridal party and grooms party were able to enjoy. The dining hall is beautiful and we had access to a top notch kitchen where the caterer had access to several days before the event. We were also able to have rehearsal dinner there as well. It’s a wonderful place for big events. It has a gorgeous enclosed pavilion with a beautiful brick fireplace that was used as a focal point for the ceremony. All in all it was way beyond our expectations. I would definitely recommend this venue. The owner was very accommodating and was eager to please. Top notch!!" - Sharon D.  9-15-2020 (from The Knot)


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This sprawling historic retreat offers 10 beautifully appointed cottages that can accommodate 50 overnight  guests. There is a very large, beautiful meeting room as well as an enormous banquet hall with a well stocked commercial kitchen, compete with all linens, tableware, and stemware. The covered, screened pavilion is enormous, and is the perfect place for a wedding ceremony, reception, or conference. Guests absolutely love to stretch out on the 13 acres and explore the neatly manicured grounds. The river is easily accessible and is usually the right depth for wading, swimming, kayaking and canoeing. In the hot summer months, the massive pool provides a welcome oasis, while tennis and basketball is always available. The Rivers Retreat provides the perfect, breathtaking venue for your memorable event!

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