Christmas at Kanuga

 Connecting With Each Other and the Spirit 


December 20-26, 2023


Reservations for Christmas at Kanuga (including meals) (2-5 nights):
Reservations Manager Kate Bakko; 828-233-2811 or 828-692-9220

Reservations for Lodging Only: 

With a live Christmas tree in each cottage or guest house equipped with lights for your family to string, a crackling fire, long walks in the forest, the joy of being with family in a “low-tech” setting, activities that connect among generations, and a delicious holiday menu, Christmas at Kanuga is an experience like no other.

Christmas at Kanuga Package Rates are all-inclusive, including lodging, meals, and programming for all guests in staying overnight. Additional fees may apply for specific add-on activities or amenities. Accommodation rates will be provided when you call to make your reservation.

Deposit/Payments: Please have a credit card available to confirm your reservation at the time of booking. We require one major credit card is per reservation; additional cards cannot be applied.

  • 50% of your total payment is due at the time of booking.
  • The remaining 50% will be charged 30 days prior to your arrival and processed the week of November 20.
  • Kanuga will automatically charge the credit card on file on or around the due dates.
  • To update/change the card on file, contact us at least seven days prior to the due date.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel more than 30 days prior to arrival (November 20), your entire payment will be refunded. Cancellations received 29-14 days from arrival forfeit 50% of the total charges. Cancellations received 13 days or less (December 7) from arrival will forfeit all payments.

Minimum night stay:

  • Kanuga Lake Inn: Two (2) nights
  • Guest Houses, Historic Cottages: Three (3) nights

CHECK-IN: 4 p.m.

CHECK-OUT: 10 a.m.

Dining Room Seating: Please seat yourselves; no assigned seating.

Meals: We will serve three buffet style meals daily in our dining rooms, with options for outdoor dining at tables or picnic locations around the dining room area. When making your reservation, please let us know if you have dietary restrictions.

Breakfast: 7:30-9 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Supper: 5:30-7 p.m.

Kanuga will provide activities to keep the whole family entertained and spiritually enriched this Christmas. Crafts, worship, evening programs, and other special events are on the schedule. We hope that you will also take time to reconnect with friends and family, relax, renew, and rejuvenate your spirit.

Christmas community worship includes evening prayer, Lessons & Carols, Christmas Eve eucharist, and Christmas Day eucharist. We hope you will also make use of Kanuga’s outdoor areas for personal worship and contemplation, including the Labyrinth, St. Francis Chapel, and the Meditation Garden.

Kanuga’s health and safety guidelines will be updated as we approach the Christmas season.


Please place towels outside of your room by 10 a.m. for fresh replacements.

If you would like your room cleaned, please request at the Front Desk.

You may request fresh linens and towels at the Front Desk at any time during your stay.


If you would like your room cleaned, please request at the Front Desk.

You may request fresh linens and towels at the Front Desk at any time during your stay. Drop off soiled towels and linens at the Front Desk. 

Your family pet is welcome to join us for Christmas at Kanuga! There is a non-refundable $75 fee per pet that will be added to your card. We have a limited number of pet-friendly accommodations, so please contact us for more details: Kate Bakko, Reservations Manager. Service dogs are always welcome.