Central Virginia’s most relaxing corporate retreat and conference center

get away from it all and relax


GAFIAAR (Pronounced “Gaff-E-R”) is a wellness-oriented corporate retreat and conference business – providing professional event services and facilities with a focus on driving team collaboration, supporting strategy and planning meetings, and encouraging the art of the possible.

gather. relax. envision. grow.

Focus on what is most important

Offering a neutral site for all members of your team to think, speak, and work comfortably – GAFIAAR provides a relaxing, but professional environment to focus on what is most important to your unique meeting, conference, or retreat.
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Located in the heart of Virginia’s wine country, the historical property built in the 1790’s is just 30 minutes from downtown Charlottesville and 10 miles from the airport.

gather. relax.

Every event that GAFIAAR hosts is completely customizable.

Gather your team together for custom team building exercises and activities. Offering a variety of options – ranging from catering and shuttle transportation, to local excursions, live music, fitness classes, and hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains – each corporate event or retreat can be customized to fit your team’s personality.

envision. grow.

Countless possibilities to spend time with your team.

We understand the importance of spending time away with your team – while also staying productive. GAFFIAR’s conference facilities located near Charlottesville provides a beautiful 4,000 square foot event center for your next conference, meeting or retreat.



Gather on our 150+ acre property, explore Guildford Farm, and collaborate in our incredible 4,000 square ft conference center.


With  a variety of catering options and 3rd party excursions each retreat will be custom to your team building needs.


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