"If you drive to the Shenandoah Valley, you'll get some appreciation for the scale and beauty of the outdoors. When you walk into it, you see it in a completely different way...you discover it in a much slower, more majestic sort of way."
- Bill Bryson
WELL-BEING, HEALTHY LIVING, COMMUNITY
Leaving cellphones, electronics and even cars behind to embark on a transformative wellness journey in an immersive wilderness setting, Simply Shenandoah aims to provide guests a place to experience a profound sense of connection through nature, play, energy and community, leading to a happier and more fulfilling existence.
FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE NATURE
We want to preserve and celebrate the rural heritage of the Shenandoah Valley. Typical guests will be regular people interested in personal development and disconnecting. They may be experiencing a high-pressure job, a recent major life change (death, divorce) or a stressful day-to-day existence
The resort is not intended for those requiring professional medical, substance, or mental health treatment.
Forest bathing, pottery, fly fishing, hiking, healthy eating, art, swimming, survival skills, etc.
Yoga, massage, energy work, coaching, meditation, acupuncture, sound bath, dance, etc.
Fire pits, drum circles, communal dining, social forestry, team building, hands-on group projects, etc.
RESTORATION & REGENERATION
Regenerative development goes beyond sustainability by looking at living systems and how we fit into a larger picture. Fully committed to the region's indigenous ecology, Simply Shenandoah will restore the glorious Chestnut-Oak-Hickory complex using a lot of "TLC" in addition to advanced techniques like biochar, burning, bioswales, zero waste, carbon sequestration, etc.
The resort property spreads out over 550 acres of pristine forest in the famous Shenandoah Valley and is highly accessible by car from Dulles International Airport and downtown Washington DC. Located in Star Tannery, VA, the resort offers guests an opportunity to embrace a slower way of life in a rural area steeped in rich history.