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Corporate Off-Sites & Retreats

FIND INSPIRATION – STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIPS – PRACTICE TEAMWORK

Breathe the fresh air of Santa Barbara Wine Country with an off-site team building excursion at ForFriends Inn.  Our Corporate Services Team will help plan and host your customized itinerary that can be focused on fun, work, or just the right blend of both.  From breakout spaces and tech to choices of activities along with the service that teams demand, we’ve got everything covered.  Best of all, thanks to our intimate size, the entire is set aside for the exclusive use of the group.  We can’t think of a better place for teams to come together. 

Programs as low as $2,500 per day.

Step 1:  Call us at (805) 693-0303

Step 2:  Choose a 4dy/3nt or 3dy/2nt program

Step 3:  Customize your itinerary with breakouts, team building exercises, activities, adventures, and meals

Step 4:  Look forward to a memorable off-site in wine country

Location & Contacts
– Santa Ynez, CA (45 mins from Santa Barbara & SBA, 10 mins from Solvang)
– www.forfriendsinn.com
– dave@forfriendsinn.com
– (805) 693-0303

Capacity
– 8 people single occupancy, 16 people double occupancy (perfect for including spouses)

Planning & Day-Of Support
– We love to make recommendations & reservations
– Our Corp Services Team will organize it all for you
– Our staff will take care of your team while here at the inn

Itineraries
– No minimum length of stay (except on Saturdays)
– Suggest to start with our sample itinerary and customize to your liking

Meeting & Breakout Spaces
– Living Room (Main House, 1,000 ft2, up to 40 people)
– Garden (Outdoor, 1,000 ft2, up to 40 people)
– Front Porch (Outdoor, 2@200 ft2 sections, up to 10 people per section)
– Kitchen (Main House, 300 ft2, up to 10 people around the island)

Technology
– Ultra High-Speed Business Class WiFi
– Projector & Screen
– 48″ Monitor on Rolling Stand
– Streaming Services
– Easels & Flipcharts
– On-Site Tech

Refreshments
– All day coffee, tea, soft drinks, & homemade cookies
– Wine & Hors d’oeuvres each afternoon

Group Dining Options
– Renowned restaurants with group seating for up to 40, Walking distance from inn
– Several others just a short drive away
– Multiple options for catering at the inn, Use of kitchen available

Activities & Adventures
– Wine & Hors d’oeuvres (Daily at the inn, Local winemakers and live music)
– Wine Tasting (Complimentary wine tasting on us at 40+ wineries)
– Wine Blending Workshop (2 1/2 hrs, Competitive & Educational)
– Wine Tasting Room Tours (4-5 hrs, Guided, 3-4 wineries, Can include lunch)
– Wine Cellar Tours (2 hrs, Guided, Several nearby wineries)
– Bike Rides Thru the Vines (3-4 hrs, Guided, eBikes for all skills and fitness)
– Horseback Rides Thru the Vines & Backcountry (2 hrs, Guided, All skill levels)
– Golf (Four 18-hole, par 72 courses)
– Maverick Saloon (Authentic western saloon, Music and dancing)
– Cold Spring Tavern (Authentic stage coach stop, Great food and live music)
– Spas (Several choices within walking distance or short drive away)

Transportation
– Several transportation options available in the area
– Uber is well established

Privacy
– ForFriends Inn is for your exclusive use during your stay

Inn Dog
– Wrigley is on-call & usually available

Sample Itineraries

 

4 days – 3 nights

Day 1

3:00pm:  Arrival & Check-in

5:00pm:  Welcome Wine, Live Music

6:30pm:  Group Dinner SY Kitchen

8:00pm:  Music & Fun at Maverick

 

Day 2

  8:30am:  Breakfast at FFI

10:00am:  Team Mtg & Breakouts

12:00pm:  Gourmet Box Lunch

  1:00pm:  Team Mtg & Breakouts 

  3:00pm:  Wine Blending Artiste Winery

  5:00pm:  Wine & Hors d’oeuvres FFI

  6:30pm:  Group Dinner Leonardo’s

  8:00pm:  Free Time

 

Day 3

  8:30am:  Breakfast at FFI

10:00am: Team Mtg & Breakouts

12:00pm: Group Bike Ride to Brander

  4:00pm:  Free Time

  5:00pm:  Wine & Music at FFI

  6:30pm:  Group Dinner at Red Barn

  8:00pm:  Music & Fun at Maverick

 

Day 4

  8:30am: Breakfast at FFI

10:00am: Wrap-up Meeting

11:00am: Check-out & Good-byes

 

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3 days – 2 nights

Day 1

3:00pm:  Arrival & Check-in

5:00pm:  Welcome Wine, Live Music

6:30pm:  Group Dinner SY Kitchen

8:00pm:  Music & Fun at Maverick

 

Day 2

  8:30am:  Breakfast at FFI

10:00am:  Team Mtg & Breakouts

12:00pm:  Gourmet Box Lunch

  1:00pm:  Wine Blending Artiste Winery

  3:00pm:  Free Time in Los Olivos

  5:00pm:  Wine & Hors d’oeuvres FFI

  6:30pm:  Group Dinner at Red Barn

  8:00pm:  Free Time

 

Day 3

  8:30am: Breakfast at FFI

10:00am: Wrap-up Meeting

11:00am: Check-out & Good-byes