Guest Rooms

The Vineyard Suite

Country-style, peaceful, spacious bedroom with queen bed, sofa-bed, lounge chair, antique desk, and private bath. Includes use of the Great Room and private use of the Jacuzzi Room.

Donation rate for Ordained ministers: $125 per night; $100 per night if coming for a Revitalization, Refocus, or Renewal Retreat (2 night minimum).

The Jacuzzi Room

The Jacuzzi Room is reserved for those staying in the Vineyard Suite. This room is complete with a 2-person “Spaberry” Jacuzzi, and is also a place to sit, chat, drink coffee, read a book, etc.

The Purple Martin Room

Upstairs bedroom with a very comfortable Queen bed, private bath, Wi-Fi, antique small desk, TV with DVD player, CD player, and amazing views of the Wildlife Pond and our woods.

Donation rate for Ordained ministers: $125 per night; $100 per night if coming for a Revitalization, Refocus, or Renewal Retreat (2 night minimum). Includes full breakfast.

The Pondview Room

Upstairs bedroom with Queen bed, comfortable futon, Wi-Fi, antique desk, TV with DVD player, CD player, natural view of our Wildlife Pond, and private bath (new as of February 2017). Sleeps 3.

Donation rate for Ordained ministers: $125 per night; $100 per night if coming for a Revitalization, Refocus, or Renewal Retreat (2 night minimum). Includes full breakfast.


We ask our guests to please make half (or all) of the requested donation prior to their stay. This will reserve the room and allow us to begin planning your retreat.

You may send us a check, use our CONTRIBUTE page, or call us with your credit card information. Please let us know if you need a scholarship to assist with your donation.

Cancellation policy:  If you need to cancel within one week of your stay, we ask that you would please contribute 50% of the requested donation to BMI.

The “Great Room”

The Great Room is available for anyone staying at the Oasis. It is a very relaxing setting for prayer and study, watching a movie, preparing and enjoying a meal, spending time with spouse or family, playing games, or even for a workout on the elliptic or stationary bike.  Includes kitchenette, TV, dozens of family and child friendly DVDs, Wi-fi, Ping-pong, board games, plush sofas, a workout area, and toys for children.  Also serves as a meeting room for up to 15 people.

Just outside the Great Room is a patio with grill and outdoor dining area.

Things to do in the Richland / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek area

Richland Restaurants

Kitchen House Restaurant (1 mile)
9975 East M-89
Richland, MI 49083
(269) 629-0221

Mission Pointe Restaurant (about 2 miles)
8896 N. 32nd St
Richland MI 49083
(269) 629-9055

UP North Sandwich and Pasty Co.
8140 N 32nd St
Richland, MI 49083
(269) 629-9902


The Local Pizza (about 1 mile)
(269) 629-5832

Kalamazoo Restaurants

Food Dance Café
401 East Michigan
Kalamazoo, Michigan
(269) 382-1888

North Eleven
5585 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048
(269) 381-8211

Old Burdick’s
100 West Michigan Ave in The Radisson Hotel
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
(269) 343-0032

100 West Michigan Avenue in the Radisson Hotel
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
(269) 384-2650

Battle Creek Restaurants

Clara’s on the River
44 North McCamly Place
Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
(269) 963-0966

Gull Lake
The lake was an area favorite for steamboat rides in the 1880s, and in the early 1900s, Labelle Park brought a luxury hotel, toboggan slide, and miniature golf to the region. Today, Gull Lake’s shoreline is lined with multi-million dollar summer homes and remains one of the most sought after addresses in the state. Year-round outdoor activities such as boating, golfing, hunting, fishing, skiing, ice fishing, and ice boating makes Gull Lake a unique place to call home and visit.
The Gilmore Car Museum
6865 Hickory Road
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
(269) 671-5089
Midway between Detroit and Chicago is a museum like no other. It’s the Gilmore Car Museum, a collection of over 300 extraordinary vehicles on a 90-acre historic campus. A campus that also features partner museums including the Classic Car Club of America Museum, the Pierce-Arrow Museum, Franklin Collection, Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum, Model A Ford Museum and the Lincoln Motorcar Museum. Come to experience more than 20 exhibit galleries and amazing historic buildings. Enjoy the vintage car dealerships, the 1930s gas station, the authentic 1940s Blue Moon diner, and more.
Kalamazoo Air Zoo
6151 Portage Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49002
There’s nothing else like the Air Zoo. Their unique combination of attractions, activities, and adventure are sure to make man’s first century of flight come to life in a special way for you and every member of your family or group.
Kellogg Bird Sanctuary
Augusta, Michigan 49012
(269) 671-2510
Located near Gull Lake, the bird sanctuary is open Summer 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Winter 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ducks, geese, swans, and birds of prey are permanent residents.
The Barn Theatre
13351 West M-96
Augusta, Michigan 49012
(269) 731-4121
Enjoy theatre at its best with plays, musicals, and Broadway actors! The Barn Theatre is perfect place to spend an evening after your day on the golf course. Visit their website for a complete list of summer shows. Advanced reservations are recommended. Shows play Tuesday – Sunday.
Binder Park Zoo
7400 Division Drive
Battle Creek Michigan 49014
(269) 979-1351
Binder Park Zoo is involved in a variety of conservation programs to help preserve species like ring-tailed lemurs, white handed gibbons, Mexican wolves, red pandas, and others. Visitors of all ages enjoy the natural forest environment and diverse native wildlife found in the park.
Gull Meadow Farms
8544 Gull Rd
Richland, Michigan 49083
(269) 629-4214
Fall Activities include Apple orchard, corn maze, and pumpkin patch! Home to great kids activities, donuts, hayrides, cider and more!
Fort Custer Recreation Area
5163 Fort Custer Drive
Augusta MI 49012
(269) 731-4200
Gull Sport Rentals
12392 East D Avenue
Richland , MI 49083
(269) 731-0200
Boat rentals on beautiful Gull Lake, wave runners, pontoon boats, and Sea Doo jet boats.
Community Information
Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce
346 West Michigan Ave.
Suite 100
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 381-4000
Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce
34 Jackson Street, West
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 962-4076