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New York, NY

  • We are an 8-minute ferry ride from lower Manhattan and a 5-minute ferry ride from Brooklyn Bridge Park–affording much nicer views than the subway tunnels.
  • Please note: all guests must arrive via ferry. Click here for the schedule.
  • Don't worry about your luggage–upon arrival, our team will take it to your tent for you.
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Ghent, NY

  • This bucolic retreat is set on Liberty Farms, a working organic farm and equestrian center.
  • Enjoy easy access to Hudson's stylish boutiques and design shops, as well as a variety of outdoor activities and historical sites.
  • Just a 2-hour, picturesque drive from New York City.
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Wolcott, CO

  • Get a taste of pristine Colorado countryside while still being an easy drive from a modern resort town.
  • Surrounded by over 1,000 acres of working ranchland, Collective Vail sits on one of the first and largest ranches in the Central Rockies.
  • Don't forget to visit the on-site winery where you can sip local varietals and take in the astounding views.
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Wimberley, TX

  • Collective Hill Country sits nestled among the juniper trees of Montesino Ranch.
  • Surrounded by 225 acres of ranch and organic farm, Collective Hill Country promises authentic Texas flavor with a modern twist.
  • In addition to horseback riding and other outdoor adventures, there are ample wineries, music venues, and art galleries nearby.
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Big Sky, MT

  • Collective Yellowstone has an enchanting high alpine feel, set on a freshwater pond and surrounded by towering mountains.
  • Enjoy access to Ulery’s Lake, a sandy swimming beach and dock stocked with canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards, as well as the members-only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course within the Moonlight Basin Club.
  • Just an hour's drive from Yellowstone National Park.
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Collective Governors Island
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A quick ferry ride from downtown Manhattan, enjoy luxury camping at a peaceful oasis nestled near the hills of historic Governors Island. One of the most unique hotels in New York, you’ll be surrounded by sprawling green space with unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty across the New York Harbor. It’s a retreat unlike any other in the world.

Your Accommodations

Our accommodations offer a little something for every travel style, from the rustic comfort of the Summit Tent to the eclectic elegance of the Journey Tent and the modern luxury of the Outlook Shelter.

Summit Tent

Summit Tent

Where luxury and rustic style meet. Summit Tents provide privacy and the ultimate elevated camping experience.

  • King bed or two single beds (a rollaway bed can be added upon request at an additional cost of $100)
  • 1,500 thread-count linens, down comforter, and designer-curated blanket
  • Electricity and ample bedside sockets to charge gadgets
  • Private, en suite bathroom with rain-style shower, full flush toilet, and hot running water
  • Environmentally-friendly spa bath products and amenities, spa robes, and plush Turkish towels
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and s’mores boxes available for purchase at Three Peaks Restaurant on location
Outlook Shelter

Outlook Shelter

Perfect for those looking for an elevated, one-of-a-kind adventure with a point of view, The Outlook Shelter is a transformational hotel room that creates a luxury indoor/outdoor experience in the most spectacular setting.

  • King bed or king bed plus double bed upon request (additional cost of $100)
  • Sleeps up to 2 adults in king bed, and 1 additional adult or 2 small children with added double bed
  • 1,500 thread-count linens, down comforters, and designer-curated blanket
  • Every modern convenience including ample en-suite sockets, WiFi, and temperature controls  
  • Private, perfectly appointed en-suite bathroom with rain-style shower and a luxury soaking tub with the best view in New York.
  • Malin+Goetz bath amenities, spa robes, towels by Parachute and a thoughtfully curated Beauty Bar
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, bar, and s’mores boxes available for purchase. Room service available upon request.
  • Exclusive culinary offerings include Minibar curated by The Goods Mart, Champagne Breakfast Basket, and Yeti Service with Rosé and Craft Beer
Journey Tent

Journey Tent

Journey Tents are carefully curated and thoughtfully designed with all the essentials. This collection provides a spirited communal setting.

  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • 1,000 thread-count linens, down comforter, and designer-curated blanket
  • Electricity and ample bedside sockets to charge gadgets
  • Shared bathroom with private toilets and showers
  • Plush Turkish towels
  • Á la carte add-ons for a perfectly customized experience
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and s’mores boxes available for purchase at Three Peaks Restaurant on location

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Retreat Activities

Governors Island feels like a world away, offering a wide array of history, recreation and acres of expansive park space to wander with some of New York City’s best views. A hub for art and culture, the island hosts a rich calendar of visual art, performances and educational exhibits, plus tours of the island’s historic National Monuments, giving visitors a glimpse into its important place in United States history. A car-free environment, the island is best explored by foot or on a bicycle.

 


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Morning Yoga & Post-Yoga Elixers & Oils activity

Morning Yoga & Post-Yoga Elixers & Oils

Family Friendly · Beginner Level · Group Friendly · Spa & Wellness · Relaxation

Join us every Saturday and Sunday morning on the Great Lawn for a morning yoga session followed by post-yoga elixirs and oils.

Yoga is offered Saturday and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. and can be additionally scheduled for groups upon request.

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Drinks with Lady Liberty activity

Drinks with Lady Liberty

$ · Craft Beverage & Dining · Ages 21+ · Romantic · Relaxation

Please join us every evening after dinner at 8:30 p.m., just before the campfire, for a craft cocktail with the Collective Governors Island team and the best views this side of the harbor.

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Collective Lawn Games activity

Collective Lawn Games

Family Friendly · All Levels · Group Friendly · Relaxation · FREE

Collective lawn games are complimentary with a stay at Collective Governors Island. Life-sized Jenga, corn hole, and numerous other games are available on the Great Lawn.  Kick off your shoes, run your toes through the grass, and enjoy a libation while you contemplate pinching yourself to make sure you’re not dreaming.

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Bike Rentals

$ · Family Friendly · Adventure · Sightseeing

Bike rentals are complimentary with a stay in a Summit Tent and Outlook Shelter.

 

Please see the receptionist in Three Peaks to rent an on-retreat bike.

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Massage activity

Massage

$$ · Group Friendly · Spa & Wellness · Relaxation

To fully unwind and decompress, sign up for a therapeutic chair massage with a skilled massage therapist. You can make your reservation at Three Peaks while you’re at the retreat.

 

Available Sundays from 6—9 p.m.

 

$20 per 15 minutes

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Urban Boating Adventure NY Harbor Tour activity

Urban Boating Adventure NY Harbor Tour

$$$ · Water Sport · Group Friendly · Sightseeing

Join BoatrideNYC’s Captain John and his crew of USCG-licensed local harbor captains on a unique and unforgettable 90-minute adventure tour of the waterways of New York City in a fast Zodiac-style rigid-hulled inflatable boat. 

See New York Harbor, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Wallabout Creek, Roosevelt Island, and the East River like never before.

Many of John’s captains are graduates of Governors Island’s own Harbor School and Billion Oyster Project and have extensive local knowledge about the waters and ecosystem of NY Harbor.  

Anchors away 7:30 p.m. at Yankee Pier. We suggest you wear sneakers or other appropriate footwear, comfortable clothing and a windbreaker. Please, no children under the age of 12.

 

$45 per person for guest shuttle

$135.00 per person for weekday harbor cruise (Sunday-Thursday)

$150.00 per person for weekend harbor cruise

$750 for a private harbor cruise for up to six guests

 

Tours canceled within 48 hours will be charged a $20 processing fee per ticket.

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Live Music every Friday-Sunday night activity

Live Music every Friday-Sunday night

Family Friendly · Group Friendly · Cultural Arts · FREE

Swing by Three Peaks for a craft beverage and smooth tunes from a local musician every Friday-Sunday from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Getting Here

Collective Governors Island is accessible via ferry (8 minutes from Lower Manhattan and 5 minutes from Brooklyn Bridge Park).

We offer private boat transfers for those who can't make the last scheduled ferry, or prefer a private ride. Please see below for more info, or to schedule a private boat transfer.

Governors Island is a car-free environment best explored by foot or bicycle. Local airports include Newark International, LaGuardia, and JFK. You can take public transportation or a taxi to the 10 South Street Ferry Terminal or Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge Park. From there, take the Governors Island Ferry.

Governors Island is only accessible via ferry or Collective Retreats private boat transfer.

 

Manhattan ferries run daily: 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Mondays – Fridays), and 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Saturdays & Sundays). Link to schedule.

 

Manhattan ferry access (Every day of the week): Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street, Slip 7, New York, NY 10004

 

Nearby subway stations: South Ferry – 1 train, Bowling Green – 4 / 5 train, and Whitehall Street – R train

 

Brooklyn ferries run: 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)

 

Brooklyn ferry access (Saturdays and Sundays only): Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Link to schedule.

* Once you get to Governors Island, it’s about a 10-minute walk (half a mile) from the ferry to the retreat, so wear comfortable footwear. Please check in at the reception desk at Three Peaks to be directed to your tent.

 

Nearby subway stations: Borough Hall – 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 trains and Court Street – R train

Private Boat Transfers to Collective Governors Island & Early Morning Returns

Weekday Evenings After Work- Private Boat Transfer: 

Collective Retreats provides guests exclusive boat service for $45 per person from Pier 25 in Hudson River Park on weeknights from 5-7 p.m. to get to Collective Governors Island in the evening after work.

Please call 917-994-6167 or email governorsislandconcierge@collectiveretreats.com to book your ride.  You can also book a ride online as an add-on right after you book your tent at Collective Governors Island.
All private boat transfers must be confirmed in advance.

 

Weekday Mornings Back to Work- Exclusive Ferry Rides: 

Collective Retreats guests may take exclusive early morning ferries back to 10 South St. at 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 8:45, 9:15, and 9:45 a.m.  No reservations are required in advanced. See front desk for more info.

For Private Boat Transfers at other times, please contact our Concierge, governorsislandconcierge@collectiveretreats.com // 917-994-6167.

For information or assistance on accessibility needs, please contact us at concierge@collectiveretreats.com.

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Pricing & Policies

The rates for our accommodations vary based on date and availability. Please check our calendar for specific nightly pricing and book early to ensure you get the best rate of the season. Two- and three-night minimums may apply to weekend and holiday bookings.

View the Collective Governors Island Pricing & Policy Guide