Minimum stay: 1 nights
Internet: Yes
Pets considered: No
Wheel chair accessible: Yes

Business description

Visit the Accommodations page to see more! Zion Retreat Center is the first of it’s kind on Galveston Island. Formerly a church, the retreat center was given over to Lutherhill Ministries Outdoor Camp and Retreat Center, of La Grange, Texas. Lutherhill has been in the camping and retreat business for more than 60 years. Zion Retreat Center is a second, alternate location where guests can enjoy the island vibes.

Do you have to be Lutheran to use Zion Retreat Center?

No, Zion Retreat Center lives by the same mission statement as Lutherhill Ministries. We are a place for all people, of every generation to experience the love of Christ in unique settings and new ways.

Do you have to be a part of a church to use the retreat center?

No, Zion Retreat Center is open for private groups as well as businesses,  organizations, families, and groups.

Property Type

Commercial Building

Accommodation Type

Programmed Public Retreats
Private Hosted Events
Daytime Meeting Space
Overnight Group Stay


Guests provide their own meals.
The retreat center is equipped with a commercial kitchen and accommodations to feed up to 100 people.
Zion staff also have a list of recommended caterers to choose from.


Children friendly
No pets allowed


Bedrooms will be rented on a first come first served bases.*
8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 48, Beds for 32-48
Each bedroom has 2 double beds and 2 lofted single beds.

*Taking in to consideration our guests requests, it is a possibility that multiple groups will be considered for reservations at the same time. Contact us for further questions.

Will I have exclusive access to the Zion Retreat Center?

It depends on your reservation agreement, for example, if your group is only reserving 2 bedrooms, the other 6 rooms can be rented out to another group.
If you would like exclusive reservations for the full site, please mention this in the Message portion of the Zion Reservations Form.

Other Amenities

Zion Retreat Center will have a staff person on duty at all times.
Our friendly, professional staff will be able to assist with everything from finding the perfect restaurant on the island to facilitating team building activities for your group, to leading worships and devotions.

We offer:
Sleeping facilities with private bathrooms
Commercial Grade Kitchen
Meeting Rooms with AV Equipment and Internet
Friendly Customized Service


AV Equipment
Free Wifi
Lounge Area


Theme Parks
Sea Wall

Location Type

The retreat center is located at the entrance to a neighborhood, 10 blocks from the beach and 1 mile from theme parks and tourist attractions.


Large Dining Area


Ice Maker


Patio area
Parking Off Street


Air Conditioning
Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Linens Provided
Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer