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  "What an amazing place! We truly enjoyed every part of our stay here and will be back!"
  Angela & Caleb, Ouray, CO 10.13.14

  "We only have the pleasure of staying one night, but we are rested & recharged. Thank you for the hospitality & the respite of the beautiful place."
  Mike & BilliJo B, Houston, TX 10.11.14

  "Truly enjoyed our brief visit - Thank you so much for such a lovely escape."
  Karina & John, Orchard Park, NY 10.5.14

  "Absolutely splendid - unique setting, peerless ambiance!"
  Tim M, Lonely Planet Magazine 9.27.14

  "Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay @ WildSpring - a very comfortable & peaceful place - laid back, but with creative touches and attention to detail. Would love to come back some day and wish you every success & happiness for the future."
  Dave & Alan, Meymouth, Dorset, UK 9.21.14

  "What a beautiful place, so serene and magical! Thank you so much!"
  Scott & Sylvie, 9.14

  "What a wonderful place to relax after a day of travel and work! Your place is beautiful!"
  Jennifer & Jeannine, Kentucky 9.7.14

  "Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful spot with us. Your artful touch on everything - design, decor, food - did not go unnoticed. Carry on!"
  The H's, Hinsdale, IL 9.5.14

  "We have just "retired" so we are rewarding ourselves with a trip to the Pacific No. West. We began by boarding the lovely Am. Empress paddle-wheel boat in Clarkston Wash - Lewiston Idaho for 10-day journey in the Snake, Columbia following Lewis/Clark (can't read word) of discovery, ending in Portland. Magnificent! Today we continue by car, toward Calif, visiting wineries sites, ending in San Francisco on Aug. 21st. To be able to rest and relax in WildSpring is a blessing and much needed after driving so far. The great site this a.m. was to see several whales swimming & blowing out their spout. Thanks!"
  Annette & Walt D, Birmingham AL 8.14.14

  "We had a great time! Thanks for the capo! We'll always have fond memories about staying in Earthsea."
  Connie & Rob K., Royal Oak, MI 8.13.14

  "This was the perfect place to stop on our trip up the West Coast. It was beautiful and peaceful. We'll always remember the moon shining on the Pacific Ocean as we relaxed in the hot tub. The stars were beautiful, the sky was clear, and the scenery was spectacular. We look forward to visiting again. Thank you."
  Lia & Dave, Philadelphia, PA 8.7.14

  "Surely there is no other place quite like WildSpring. Sparkling green gem set on a high bluff over the vase expanse of Pacific blue. Peace, renewal, and in the center of the labyrinth - JOY! Thank you two for creating a perfect haven for my birthday retreat."
  Patty & Don, Oregon & SoCal 8.5.14

  "Here for the 1st Annual Cape Blanco Music Festival. We had an awesome time and will be back next year."
  Anthony C, 8.3.14

  "We are in awe of WildSpring Guest Habitat - such a beautiful, magical place! A serene, creative oasis with homely touches and sprinkles of luxury everywhere you look. Fabulous shower and spa! WildSpring made a perfect halfway stop on our trip up the coast. Thank you both for a wonderful stay, we hope to visit again next time we are in the US."
  Nicola & Gareth, England 8.1.14

  "The first night of our Honey-Moon...Perfect in this nurturing space. Nature and comfort, fabulous food, attention to detail, all combine to provide a peaceful transition from the excitement and business of creating a wedding. Thank you for your kindness and creativity. We'll be back."
  Mary & Magnus, Newberg, OR 7.30.14

  "You & nature together have created a refuge devoid of the cacophony of the every day. Thank you for sharing this all too short stay but magical pause from the world of news, cement, shades of gray and fast food."
  Doug & Frieda R., Modesto, CA 7.29.14

  "What a beautiful piece of paradise you two have created on the magnificent Oregon coast. Your attention to detail, whether it be food, landscaping or decor, has made this a very lovely and restful stay. May you enjoy much continued success!"
  The Y's, 7.26.14

  "We had an amazing time here celebrating our 7 yr. wedding anniversary. You have a beautiful place, this is like a fairy tale. Thank you for creating such a peaceful and relaxing environment for people to get away. We hope to be able to return again someday."
  Jason & Jessica W., Washington 2014

  (This is written out as a labyrinth they drew in the guest book) "Star lite. Star bright. I see the moon. We enjoyed our stay at this magical place. Labyrinth. Hot tub. Breakfast. Frogs. Trees. Stones. Green. Warm foods. Warm people. Candles and goblets. Chandelier. We are stardust. We are golden.Aand We've got to get our selves back to the garden... Thank you"
  Jettye & Jon D., Birmingham, AL 2014

  "This has been the best birthday ever. The place has a magical scenario that captivates all. We are in awe at the thought that a place like WildSpring exists at all. We cannot put into words or capture through images the essence that defines this pocket of peace and tranquility. We spoke at length with Dean & Michelle and it takes two truly remarkable people like them to create a place this literally...can only be found in dreams. Thank you WildSpring. We love every part of you."
  Nick & Bay 6.25.14

  "What a wonderful, serene and magical place. Our time here is over too quickly but we will return. Many wonderful memories to tell our friends back home in London, England. thank you Dean & Michelle, you have a wonderful haven here and your love for it shines through."
  Linda & Martin, 6.16.14

  "Thank you for providing the perfect place for a celebration weekend getaway. Many memories and highlights: Battlerock Beach walk, agate hunting on Agate Beach, walking the trails and soaking up the ocean blue on Port Orford heads, Griffs & The Crazy Norwegians, reading, visiting in the sun and the woods. The spa. The labyrinth and all the visual surprises along the paths at WildSpring. And of course, a delicious breakfast & conversation with guests to start the day right. Many thanks!"
  Melissa & Cindy, Portland, OR & Lunden, WA 5.15.14

  "What a beautiful, magical place. We love every detail & are looking forward to returning with friends & spending more time. Thank you."
  Carrie & Richard, Los Angeles, CA 5.15.14

  "Thank you for the wonderful stay. You both have thought of everything to ensure your guests stay here is as peaceful and tranquil as possible. Everything was perfect! We will definitely be back, and send everyone we know this way. Thank you again. Until next time!"
  Kevin & Traci M, Lebanon, OR 5.11.14

  "This morning, walking to the Guest Hall for coffee, I noticed how much unfurling sword ferns resembled sea horses. You have created an environment where such things can be seen for the first time. Thank you for this opportunity. Best wishes,"
  Judy 4.26.14

  "What an amazing place you've created here. Your attention to detail is very appreciated, and breakfast was just what I needed! I wish I could be sharing this experience w/ my boyfriend. I look forward to bringing him along next time. Thank you!"
  Brian S., 4.27.14

  "This has been the best birthday ever. The place has a magical scenario that captivates all "Thanks for a delightful (but brief) stay! Your vision & forethought make WildSpring a spot which we almost don't want to share! The spa & the Big Dipper - can't get much better...but then the Egg Puff in the a.m. Yum! Thank you. We have to save the labyrinth for next time. Thanks Dean for telling us about the pecky cedar."
  TC & FW, 4.20.14

  "Thank you!! For the romantic getaway! Very hospitable, beautiful cabins, gorgeous landscape, scenery, and even a wish in the Labyrinth. We hope to be back soon!." Best wishes. With love,"
  James & Andrea, Alaska & Klamath Falls, 4.14.14

  "Thanks for taking such exquisite care of us!! You work sheer magic!! Can't wait to come back and bring friends!! Praise The Great Goddess"
  Terry B, Ashland, OR 4.5.14

  "This is my 70th birthday - lovely environment in which to celebrate amidst the trees, ferns & glorious foliage. Thank you for providing the magic of WildSpring to us."
  Jahan S., Ashland, OR 4.5.14

  "It seems to be that WildSpring calls out to its guests. And when it does, you must answer; its spirit and voice won't be denied. I keep reading the previous descriptions: magical, enchanting, paradise, inspirational, slice of heaven...all those apply - and more. I'd say WildSpring defies words. It just is. I'm so glad we had the chance to experience it. We celebrated our birthdays here, and it will be very, very difficult to ever top this setting. Thank you for following your dream, for you've created a new one in us."
  Denise & Hans J, Bend, OR 3.26.14

  "Fearless deer approached. Three A.M. quest for cocoa. Newest memories."
  Chelsea C, Portland Or 3.24.14

  "Heartfelt gratitude for another deeply relaxing and rejuvenating stay at WildSpring We so look forward to coming up here. The stormy weather this time was breathtaking and perhaps even more appreciated than clear skies.... We spent a day down on the elk River fishing for steelhead. It was too soon after the storms, but just being there was reward enough. Peace & Beauty,"
  Juliana & Jack M, 2.8.14

  "We stayed for two wonderful days in this beautiful enchantment in the woods. Thank you for being here! Port Orford has now become my fav place in Oregon."
  Anna & Ezra, Beaverton, OR 2.16.14


  "We had too short a stay but none-the-less were able to soak up much of the ambiance and experience the solitude. Many thanks for all your kindnesses."
  Jim & Susan, Boston. MA 11.2.13

  "A magical place full of peace and enchantment. Thank you for sharing your sanctuary."
  Robert & Patricia, Ottawa, Canada 10.22.13

  "This place brings out your inner tranquil personality. My husband described it as getting lost within your own mind. Your establishment provides a place to do that. We look forward to returning for our anniversary.""Amazing! All I can say."
  Elena & John E., Paradise, CA 10.21.13

  "A wonderful place to stop if only for a moment and enjoy the beauty that is the Pacific Northwest. With such a inspiring view of the ocean it is easy to find peace and solitude. We stayed only awhile and then our journey continues."
  John & Judy, Santa Rosa, CA 10.12.13

  "Our second stay at this magical retreat! Many thanks - and the breakfast was outstanding"
  Cathy & Ted P, Seattle, WA 10.11.13

  "Words cannot express our gratitude. Thank you for creating this magical space to share with others. We are inspired by your story and impressed with the beauty, details and comfort of our stay here. You have made our 1-year anniversary road trip truly special. We are already looking forward to our return where we can stay awhile longer. Much love,"
  Shannon & Hal, 10.4.13

  "WildSpring is the magical and mystical place of my childhood dreams where the sea and forest come together in perfect harmony where little girls hunt for faeries and all is right with the world. Thank you for creating such an inspiring, peaceful, welcoming beautiful piece of heaven here on Earth. We are going away from her with more inspiration for how to find our peace at home, but WildSpring will be a new home away from home. You have created a slice of perfection here and we look forward to returning soon."
  Sara & Bill S., 9.21.13

  "Once again our time here was wonderful and heavenly! We can't wait to return to your little paradise. thanks for everything PS When we use your mugs we'll be thinking of you and your amazing WildSpring."
  Sandra & Christian L., Germany 9.20.13

  "WildSpring - we so appreciated our day of rest & peace here. Hoping to return someday soon Thank you for a wonderful retreat!"
  Liz, & Tim, Barrington, IL

  "What a wonderful slice of paradise you have here. We so enjoyed celebrating our 30th anniversary here at WildSpring. thank you for sharing your "Dream."
  Diane & Bill Z., Bend, OR & Austin, TX 8.5.13


"Thank you for executing this place. It is a safe haven and quiet oasis in a lousy world. We were impressed by the love and caring that lives here; there is both playfulness and contemplation. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary here. Cannot think of a better place to be to acknowledge and marvel @ our enduring friendship and love. Nina"

"Our hearts & eyes were full of the beauty of trees & ocean and the love present - especially liked your sign by Guest Hall 'Because 2 people fell in love.' We appreciate this time & place to celebrate our union of 25 years. Steven"

  Nina & Steve, 8.28.13

  "A year and a half ago my husband proposed while we were staying here for the first time. Now we are married and had to return for our honeymoon. It has been so magical and relaxing! Just the thing we needed most. Thanks so much,"
  Lauren & Justin H., Ashland, OR 8.25.12

  "A million thanks for everything! This has been the most relaxing trip we have ever had. We will definitely be back for another recharging trip God Bless."
  Randy & Alex B., Los Alamitos, CA 8.23.13

  "Four days of tranquility, nature, rest and peace. What a spectacular oasis you've created. Just what we needed to recharge. You've created a true habitat and we've felt at home here. Thanks for the amazingly yummy vegan breakfast apple bake! We will "steal" that recipe for sure. until next time."
  Jon, Diana & Kieran D., 8.9.13

  "This place is amazing! Breakfast was wonderful and the owners are very friendly along with the guests! Thank you so much for an amazing stay! We will be back soon."
  The B Family

  "Thank you for the time away in Earthsea. Fans of the author: 'It's a rare gift, to know where you need to be, before you've been to all the places you don't need to be." Ursula Le Quin"
  Jade & Jeff

  "We enjoyed the beauty and peacefulness here - such a gift. We feel rested and ready to continue our journey. Great memories!"
  Terry & Dave 6.25.12

  "Thankful for the time away. Blessed by the beauty and attention to every detail."
  Lindsey & Casey 6.14.13

  "A wonderful respite, the serenity of the trees, the warmth of Dean & Michelle's hospitality. What a gem! We shall return."
  Greg & Cheryl R., Medford, OR 6.2.13

  "Earthsea cabin - 0h what a peaceful and rejuvenating place. I am a local girl (Bandon & Coos Bay_ who now resides in the suburbs of Washington DC. I spent these days with my best friend Susan who generously shared her wonderful WildSpring Gift Certificate with me. We have been friends since 7th grade....I am recovering from breast cancer treatment and this oasis was the perfect place. Soothing, cleansing and meditative. Thank you Dean and Michelle for your perfect "slice of heaven." I will be back for another visit."
  Kristi S., 5.26.13

  "I found WildSpring because of a generous gift certificate given to me as a thank-you for serving as treasurer on the board of the Egyptian Theatre Preservation assoc. Thank you to Greg & Barbara R., ETPA board members, and other project colleagues for such a wonderful gift! I will not put this on my after-tax season list of best places to unwind & recharge.Tthank you to Dean & Michelle for creating this beautiful, relaxing place. Loved loved loved the hot tub!! Many thanks."
  Susan W 5.26.13

  "My husband and I both work at the Post Office. We work different hours, different days. Normally we don't see each other during the work and as managers we work and are away from each other a lot. WildSpring is a charming, relaxing retreat where we were able to just "be." We can't thank you enough - moments like this long weekend here have kept our marriage strong. We will be 23 years together soon. Thank you."
  Dan & Trish B., 5.5.13

  "We WildSpring...therefore...we are!!!"
  Rick & Donna B., 5.1.13

  "The end of our wonderous week at WildSpring. Dean & Michelle - kind, generous, interesting people. We had the place almost to ourselves - peaceful - relaxing - very much needed. Walked 5 different beaches. All the same coast - such different looks, waves, and treasures to be found. Favorite - every time we walked from the Guest Hall we discovered something new - Did the fairies change it every night? Thank you for such a beautiful stay."
  John & RoseAnn, Olympia, WA 3.15.13

  "Perfect comfort, beautiful setting. This place's balance is astonishing. Thank you! The hot tub may swallow up your whole evening if you're not careful. Cheers!"
  Ben & Becca, Orleans, CA 2.20.13

  "I don't remember dying - but I woke up in a piece of heaven! The perfect setting for my little family - Thanks to Dean & Michelle for following through on your vision for this special place. You do everything with great finesse!"
  Annie M, Mt. Shasta, CA

  "Siochain. Happy new year and Peace to all that made this trip possible!"
  Johnnie M., 2012/2013


  "We are truly nourished & rejuvenated. Fairies & Nature Spirits have blessed this land & our souls. Thank you to the spirits of the ocean, this land & her sweet stewards. Blessing for how you've blessed us!"
  Peyta & Dermot, Williams, OR 11.4.12

  "Snow white! Snow White! O Lady clear! O Queen beyond the western seas! O Light to use that wonder here Amid the world of woven trees!" J.RR. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings." Dean bounding lightly between cabins tending the details. Mysterious Michelle sprinkling fairy dust. PERFECT! The highlight of our honeymoon."
  Holly & Barry S, 10.26.12

  "Read entry on 8/27/12 - we agree with the comments about Dean & Michelle. We are the only people here now & it's very quiet and peaceful. It's been stormy- which we love - so the ocean has been dark & roiling. Try the Wheelhouse in Bandon for dinner. Yum!!"
  Brad & Barbra 10.21.12

  "Vision + humor + beauty = magic."
  Sue & Carin, 10.19.12

  "Many thanks for a wonderful weekend, with peace and beautiful surroundings. I have found new things every day. What a treat to explore walking the labyrinth brought back childhood memories, among many other things. Hope to be back one day."
  Guarna & Alan, Portland, OR 9.15.12


  "Thank you for a wonderful night in cabin 5. The room was so cozy on this cold Oregon day. We appreciate the hospitality and the breakfast was outstanding! We also enjoyed playing with your cat. What a great way to spend our honeymoon driving the Oregon coast! Thanks again!"
  Dan & Ruth, Chicago, IL 9.15.12

  "Thank you for creating such a lovely respite. We will be back for a longer stay. Peace,"
  Michele, Lake Oswego, OR 9.4.12

  "Thank you for such a wonderful experience. This is our honeymoon trip from Gladstone, OR to Napa Valley. Wish we could spend more than one night here...until next time."
  Ursula & Tim E., 8.29.12

  "This was our first vacation since becoming empty-nesters. We were looking for a place to just get away from it all...and we found it! So beautiful, so quiet, so well thought-out...this place is really wonderful! We never saw Michelle (but her cooking is wonderful)., but Dean is a perfect host. Never obtrusive, but immediately responsive, and always with a welcoming smile! We loved it here!"
  Randy & Jo S., Irving, TX 8.27.12

  "This place is amazing. We enjoyed every moment of our stay here. It was beautiful, peaceful and so relaxing. It was just what the doctor ordered. we feel so refreshed and renewed. We celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary while we were here. We made lots of memories and hope to return here again someday. thanks for everything!"
  Gene & Colleen R., Phoenix, AZ 8.14.12

  "We entered a labyrinth of magic upon entering WildSpring. We walked away two different people. In love. In magic."
  Tracy & Kat, New York, NY 8.8.12

  "The short list of our magical experience: Hikes with breath-taking views. Watching deer eat among the ferns in front. Relaxing in the spa and viewing the ocean. Great food and friendly people. An idyllic setting with all comforts and any need anticipated. 15th anniversary! Thank you!"
  Kathy & Jerry G., Joplin, MO 8.1.12

  "Lovely to be back here 3 years after our first visit. More beautiful than I remember." Day 1
"A lovely afternoon at the main hall. This is really is a place to just listen to the trees. We did a lot of that. Thank you Shabbot Shalom." Day 2
  Stephanie & Larry 7.26.12

  "Thank you for making our 1st wedding anniversary so special. We will definitely be back....there is something wonderful about this place."
  Joe & Kasey R.

  "In the midst of a four month sabbatical - three days at WildSpring was the perfect interlude! Peace. Quiet. Wonderful Hospitality. And great company. Delightful to met other guests from about the world. Breakfasts were superb! Michelle's cooking and Dean's attentiveness were true blessings - and a night of open sky and so many stars - a perfect way to end our stay in the world's best spa. Blessing upon t his place. We will be back!"
  Mac & Merrine M, 7.9.12

  "First stop on our honeymoon! Absolutely superb describes this little hidden gem. We were both born & raised in G.P., yet never seen a place quite like WildSpring. We'll definitely be back! Thank you for a little slice of heaven."
  Andrew & Tiffany B, 7.9.12

  "A truly magical experience! Wonderful! Thank you,"
  Steve & Patie P., 5.13.12

  "This is our second stay here and it was even more magical than the first. There is no other place like WildSpring and we plan to come back as long & as often as we can. Thank you for the beautiful place you have created. See you next year."
  Rob & Tara R., Lebanon, OR 4.8.12

  "I was looking for a relaxing retreat for my husband who has been working so hard to finish a project. Well you were it. You are an amazing place to step out of time. Everything about here is set to relax and enjoy your self away from the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives. You make every accommodation but are not hanging over us. Thank you for creating this step out of time. We will return."
  April & Paul M., Bend, OR 3.28.12

  "Shaun & I wanted our honeymoon to be something memorable and unique. We both work in hospitality and know how easily this industry can get stale & homogenized, but WildSpring is a hidden treasure. It's comfortable, creative, though-provoking, and intimate. 2 nights isn't enough especially when the weather is sunny. And if you're reading this on a sunny day, immediately grab your camera and head to Port Orford Head State Park... Go Hiking!"
  The B's, OR 3.2.12

  "Thank you for the hospitality. WildSpring takes the 'craft' of innkeeping to the level of an'"art.' We will be back soon. Best wishes for your continued success."
  Jeff & Meady, Crescent City, CA 2.20.12


  "For a holiday treat my husband & I wanted to get away from it all & travel south to the Oregon coast. We found this splendid oasis & had a wonderful experience here at WildSpring. Surviving a series of winter storms here in this cozy cabin was a first for both of us!. Thanks for all the memories..."
  Jo & Jim, Hood River, OR 12.30.11

  "What a blessing and a treat it has been to stay here. Everything about WildSpring has been completely magical. Thank you for creating this place of tranquility for others to enjoy. We can't wait to tell our friends about it."
  Meagan & Austin, San Diego, CA 11.22.11

  "A delicious breakfast and a wonderful place to stay. We arrived here in the dark - in the midst of a storm - very exciting. We had a late dinner at Redfish - wonderful - and a peaceful sleep listening to the rain. We enjoyed it greatly wince we do not often have rain this early in Autumn in Auburn."
  Rick & Dana, Auburn, CT 10.3.11

  "We don't want to leave!"
  Amy & Andy V., Concord, NH 9.16.11

  "Our very first time out here and what a delightful place. Just wish we had more than one night, would heave loved to explore more. Breakfast fantastic too wonderful for the spirit! Thank you so much!"
  Marcia & Mc S., Vidalia, GA 9-14-11

  "After a beautiful but difficult 3 day backpacking trip, we trudged into Pr Orford with blistered feet and tired minds, never guessing that there would be little lodging available. Thanks to a local's recommendation, we called WildSpring and Dean drove down to get us and bring us to this forest oasis! A deep soak in the hot tub and a wonderful sleep in the soft bed left us so relaxed in the morning! And what a delicious breakfast. What was a chance encounter is now sure to be a yearly tradition in our book! Thank you!"
  N & K, 9.13.11

  "WildSpring is: A blessing of peace...A delicious treat for the exquisite vision for the eyes...a sanctuary for contemplation...and an opportunity to reconnect with true reality...a gift... Thank you."
  Craig & Jane M, Oroville, CA & St. George, UT 9.11.11

  "Found WildSpring online and what a find it was! This was a one-night stay - next time will be a longer stay. Thank you for accommodating us for one night. We will be back."
  Rich & Diana G, Milwaukie, OT 9.10.11

  "Many words...inadequate all. OM SAT TAT. And, thank you for your imagination & persistence in creating this haven!"
  BethAnn, Spokane, WA 9.4.11

  "What a lovely spot...thank you for creating it. Very peaceful & comforting. Just what we needed.""
  Brian & Judi C, Santa Barbara, CA 8.29.11

  "When planning our retirement trip "west," we found an article about WildSpring. Sounded like the perfect place to shop for a couple of days and rest before our trip back to Indiana. Our time here has exceeded our expectations - from the beauty of the setting to the acts of kindness from M & D. Memories are forever!"
  Lauralee & Garvie, 8.25.11

  "What a majestic place! The cabin as well as the landscape provided such a beautiful & serene atmosphere. The breakfast was absolutely amazing! We appreciate all the time & energy put into making WildSpring such a special place! We wish we could stay longer! Thank you."
  Matt & Gina J., Kansas City, Mo 8.23.11

  " make my heart sing!!! You make everything groovy..... Despite the fog we loved the being in this special place. Thanks for taking care of us!"
  Alison & Ricardo, Ashland, OR 8.21.11

  "After many hours in the car, it was a thorough indulgence to rest, rejuvenate & enjoy such beautiful spot! So relaxing and mesmerizing, this frazzled family of 4 found a chance to reconnect, laugh, stargaze & delight in each others company (and over those delicious breakfasts!) Thank you!"
  Rob, Steph, Alyssa & Danica M., Hollis, NH 8.20.11

  "What a fantastic, magical, restful world Dean & Michelle have created here! We arrived two frazzled newlyweds after planning our own wedding and fifteen hours of travel, and within 24 hours felt completely recovered! Every detail & special service (including bolt cutters for my husband, who locked himself out of his suitcase!) was thoughtfully done, and our memories will be beautiful! Thank you! Best always,"
  Zachary & Abigail C, 8.6.1

  "We had a wonderful stay - beautiful, peaceful - real time to relax, unwind & de-stress. Thank you for what you have created here and the delicious food!"
  Russ & Janice, 7.31.11

  "What a magical place! I have honestly never seen anything like it before. We are here to celebrate our honeymoon. WildSpring could not be more perfect: peaceful, quiet, romantic, mystical. You have so thoughtfully created a wonderful retreat. Thank you for having us!"
  Molly & Terry, Philadelphia, PA 7.24.11

  "Thank you so much for a wonderful retreat in the woods. Colin & I had such a lovely weekend exploring and relishing the beauty here. Breakfast was fantastic every morning and our cabin was perfect. We hope to be back to celebrate another birthday!"
  Maureen Colin, 7.4.11

  "We came to celebrate our honeymoon! Our marriage was on May 28 and we've spent the last four nights since then in Barenton and Earthsea. We could not be more satisfied with our stay here. Michelle and Dean have created a wonderful, tranquil, almost mystical environment, with all the amenities we could need, in a location that seems remote, yet is a short drive to town. Thank you for all the little details that set this place apart from any other experience that could be classified as "lodging." What is this place? Is it a B&B? Is it a retreat? A guest house? A cabin? It is WildSpring, and it is the place to be."
  Aaron & Erica B, 6.2.11

  "A most memorable & relaxing Memorial Day weekend. The continuation of our 32nd wedding anniversary from May 22, 1797. Such beauty & peaceful surroundings are rare - even for us, living in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains. You have done a wonderful job blending nature, art & luxury in this human sanctuary. Thanks & blessings."
  Barney & Delay T., 4.30.11

  "This truly is a magical place. "Earthsea" is named after a unique land where people are taught to respect and harness their magical powers." Here I have rediscovered my inner peace and renewed my belief in all that is good."
  Christian, NYC 4.23.11

  "Wow. What a wonderful, peaceful place. We rested so well that it's very hard to leave."
  Gene & Rose O. 4.12.11

  "A magical retreat, great objects of other times, places, coming together with ever changing nature. Whimsy & excellence always appreciated. This is not the Port Orford I remembered. Definitely worth coming back to. thanks for the Experience!"
  George & Pamela, Grants Pass, OR 3.18.11

  "Thank you for your hospitality! Renting out all of WildSpring and having a wedding in this beautiful and serene environment was the perfect place.(Even complete with an uninvited guest...a black tail deer that shared his habitat with us.) Your vision and sharing it with all of us is indeed a gift. a lovely and perfect setting - and place to relax, laugh, enjoy family. Thanks so much,"
  John and Pamela A., Coeur d' Alene, ID 2.5.11

  "What a blessing and a gift this place has been for us. A perfect get-away for parents without their kids. The tranquility and undescribable beauty of WildSpring and its surroundings really made reconnecting with each other extra blissful. We can't wait to come back."
  Jeff & Rebecca B., Pleasant Hill, CA 1.1.11

  "10 nights at WildSpring rejuvenates the soul and clarifies the mind. This place is enchanting! Thank you for a blissful getaway. Breathing in serenity, breathing our contentment."
  Karen & Clark L., San Diego, CA 1.2.11


  "This was our first time @ WildSpring & it was absolutely wonderful. It was peaceful, relaxing & very romantic place. We really enjoyed the hot tub-spa and all the unique features of the landscaping very much! We hope to stay here again, it was the perfect little getaway."
  Ashley & Justin, Albany, OR 12.22.10

  "What a wonderful & peaceful slumber. Wish so much we had more time here. Off to breakfast & walking the grounds. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.
  The R's, Grants Pass, OR 11.21.10

  "This was at least our 5th visit to and stay at beautiful WildSpring. Magical, restful. Peace inspiring as always - Body, Mind & spirit are refreshed...many thanks. Peace Love & Beauty."
  Juliana & Jack, Petaluma, CA 11.12.10

  "Our first stay @ WildSpring as magical. Serendipity brought my wife and me to Port Orford, and fortune brought us to Dean and Michelle's fantasy world. Thank you for making such a mystical weekend."
  Dave & Jacqui, US Army, 11.9.10

  "Our second stay at WildSpring and more wonderful than the first which was already high on our list of best places. The place, the rooms, the food, the hot tub, the hosts couldn't be better, but it's the feel that really sets it apart as a very special experience. One we hope to return to on a regular basis."
  Scott & Toot 10.26.10

  "What a beautiful place, filled with peace and harmony! a well-needed stop for us in our journey from Colorado. We have been rejuvenated! Many Thanks,"
  Stef & Aaron, Golden, CO 9.20.10

  "We thank you for the peace, joy and beauty - and for making us not want to travel but remain! Loved the wonderful art and decor - we will return."
  Mike a& Sally, Leavenworth, WA 9.12.10

  "A unique place - lovely setting that brought home memories of summer camp, only without chores! Thank you - our family loved our stay."
  Joan, Marty & Mimsy, Palo Alto, CA 8.10

  "Thank you for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Beautiful location! We loved the breakfast muffins and seeing the whale on our last morning."
  The S Family, Seattle, WA 8.10

  "This serene place turned out to meet our needs more than we thought it would! It is the most relaxing place we have visit this summer. Each excursion yielded a delightful treasure. Spa nights revealed shooting stars and the Milky Way and the breakfasts were wonderful! thank you for your attention to detail, we enjoyed very much."
  Bob & Joyce, 8.4.10

  "This is truly a tranquil place. The setting is humbling and the comforts, amazing. Our troubles dissipated with the steam rising from the spa & we're grateful to have found your refuge in the woods."
  Bina & Andy, 6.21.10

  "Our 25th Wedding Anniversary. We just started searching online for someplace away from the crowd but still near the beach, a personal place to relax & reminisce & celebrate! This is that kind of place. We really enjoyed our stay."
  Russ & Janine M, Roca, NE 6.9.10

  "WOW - thank you for a most perfect repose! The bed is like sleeping on a cloud! The Quiet is sublime! The food! So enjoyable! So nice, so grateful." Thanks."
  Susan & John, Los Osos, CA 3.30.10

  "Awesome! What a great getaway. So peaceful and relaxing. We had a great time. The food was wonderful. We can't wait to come back. Thank you."
  Skid & Bonnie, Grants Pass, OR 3.28.10

  "A great place to relax and unwind w/ just the right amount of things to do locally. Breakfast was the best! A wonderful compromise for us - my husband who wants to stay in a cabin in the woods & me, who needs to be near the ocean. Thank you for creating such a peaceful, thoughtful retreat."
  Chris & Time, Forest Grove, OR 3.10

  "Words can never truly express the magnitude of one's thanks for what you have provided my husband and I. We have been together 22 years of great joy & great pain. Recently, a bit of pain due to my health issues. I was seeking a vacation for me to heal my soul to reconnect with nature. but what your place has provided is a reconnection not only for me but for my husband & me as well. The peace and tranquility your place exudes from the moment you arrive - even when it is pitch black at night - is astounding. Then to wake up in the midst of a forest after a blissful night in your loved one's arms this is heaven on earth. Thank you for all you have provided We are so deeply grateful."
  Pam & Neil S., Plano, TX 3.15.10

  "Every detail looked after! Natural beauty and many pieces of art added for our enjoyment! What else could we ask for! Michelle & Dean, you've created a lovely haven here. We loved the guest house - having the kitchen for a quick meal is such a luxury when on the road. Can't think of anything we'd add and you've thought of more than I can imagine. Thank you for pursuing your dream which we get to enjoy"
  Heather & Jacqueline S., Calgary, Canada 3.9.10

  "Stopping here on the way back from time spent in Santa Rose made this seem perfect. The music, the view, the peacefulness, the respect for nature and the comfort were magnified by comparison. Thank you for creating a calm in the midst of the storm of life."
  Dave & Susan, Corvalis, OR 3.7.10

  "Embracing Valentines Day is sometimes a good thing. Thomas & I had a wonderful peaceful visit. All the detail - from the handshake hello to the creatures in the trees to the amazing berry cobbler - were noticed, appreciated and enjoyed! Thank you for creating a space with care and love; we will carry this with us and hope it will sill over in the day-to-day. Thanks for being the change!. With thanks,"
  Amie & Thomas, Eugene, OR 2.14.10

  "This is by far the cutest, coziest little setting we've every stayed in. Thank you so much! We thoroughly enjoyed it and we'll be sure to pass your little secret on. We'll definitely be joining you again. Sincerely,"
  Grant & Tabitha, 2.13.10

  "Thank you! We had a wonderful stay with you! We are very glad we found you. We have stayed a lot of places and needed a new memory, and we found it. We will be back again. Until the next time, thanks again for everything."
  Terry & Jennifer, Winston, OR 1.31.10

  "Thank you for such an ENJOYABLE and peaceful stay. A great way to welcome in the New Year. This was a second stay. We'll be back. Your breakfasts and Paula's dinners are fantastic! and you both cater to vegans on request. We'll be back again."
  Candy & Paul, Ashland, OR 1.3.10


  "We had an amazing time. The woods were truly magical. We found amazing mushrooms and beautiful agates on the beach (our only complaint is that the agates in the cabin put our finds to shame). Thank you for your quiet hospitality."
  Emily & Marc, SF, CA 11.23.09

  "This is truly a magical place! A wonderful experience for my daughter and I. Thank you for sharing your creativity, joy and spirit with us."
  Margrita & Ingrid, Bend, OR 11.14.09

  Dear Dean & Michelle, your place in everyway was magica.l" Peace,"
  Michael & "Mom" 10.10.09

  "The perfect place at a time when we really needed one. Thank you Dean & Michelle for all the hard work and thoughtfulness to pull it together. It is a beautiful spot, but we both get the sense that is was your energy that makes it so special. We've had a stressful few years and had kind of forgotten what it felt like to relax and enjoy each others company. WildSpring and you were exactly what we needed . We'll spread the word and look forward to our next visit."
  Scott & Toot 10.6.09

  "Soo healing to return once again to our favorite B&B. To be in touch w/nature in a way all people need to be. We leave restored and better able to go back into life in a new & more creative way. From bottom of our hearts we give you a huge thank you. In July I was at coast (Sitka Art Center) & w/4 other women we have a fairy house - mine sits out in our backyard garden. Who knows one day I may even get to see one of them."
  Olga & Bob, Portland, OR 9.26.09

  "And autumn begins...we are so very grateful for the gift of this place...Relaxed...Re-energized...Re-created...Namaste"
  Connie & Jeff, Brookings 9.21.09

  "We enjoyed our stay so very much, and we look forward to our next visit. Thank you."
  Judy & Clay, West Linn, OR 9.19.09

  "This is a really special place - love the spa and the grounds are magical!"
  Maureen & Jim, Minneapolis, MV 9.14.09

  Ron & Becky, Houston, TX 9.10.09

  "We enjoyed our stay in Earthsea. Wish it was forever. We now head south toward home. Thank you."
  Ann & Bob, Marina del Rey, CA 9.9.09

  "Dear Dean & Michelle, THIS IS HEAVEN. We'll be back again! Thanks so much!. PS, We've traveled a lot but never found a place like this before..."
  Sandra & Christian, Germany 9.7.09

  "This was the perfect place to start our honeymoon! We are relaxed and rejuvenated from all the craziness before arriving. It is a beautiful place. We feel so lucky to have found it!"
  Dan & Ricarda, Denver, CO 8.26.09

  "What a great place to end our trip through Oregon. All the hectic pace of the past week melted away instantly. Only wish I had more time here with family to decompress even more Definitely on our short list of places we'd love to visit again. What a wonderfully conceived and executed escape to get in touch with the earth and one another."
  Brad, Peg & Joey, 8.17.09

  "Enjoyable, peaceful and relaxing after Ron rode over 60 miles on his bike. Oregon coast is lovely & breathtaking and stop here allowed us to absorb more of nature."
  Patricia & Ron, Seattle, WA 8.10.09

  "Every detail in Earthsea seems chosen with a love of the perfect touch to surprise or inspire. The art outside (nature's and yours) is a favorite aspect for us. At home we have a (small) similar collection, and have a list, "can you find the..." (bear, alligator, etc) to keep our friends' kids entertained. Have you though of that" Thanks for everything."
  Vivia & Jeff, Seattle, WA 7.17.09

  "This is an incredible place to enjoy the peace & quiet of nature! The scenery is beautiful. Thank you. Your hospitality was wonderful! We’ll be back again."
  Doug & Cindy, 7.15.09

  "Great way to go back to nature! Serenity now! Just wish Michelle & Dean would have been more detailed! (HA-HA) Till next time, Bye."
  Pam & Larry 6.24.09

  "Met all our expectations & then some. I wish only that we lived closer but I am sure we will be back here in time. So peaceful, magical & renewing. Thank you!"
  MB & DB, SF, CA 6.20.09

  "Every bit as restful as we hoped it would be. A wonderful memory made, to be revisited with pleasure time and time again. So happy we found this haven. So looking forward to coming again."
  Curt & JoAnn, Corvalis, OR 6.18.09

  "Simply amazing. The moment we arrived here we felt calm and peace. After a long car ride, we could not have asked for a better, more relaxing destination. Thank you for your hospitality and kindness! Enjoy what you are. Thank you."
  Kimberly & Christopher, 5.28.09

  "This was a rare treat and a true gift - what a restorative weekend. Clearly, much love went into the creation of this place and it was felt over and over again. We had an amazing time. Thank you."
  Caroline & Arch, 5.17.09

  "Thanks so much for a beautiful experience. The entire property allows & encourages relaxation & peaceful moments. We look forward to visiting you again."
  Jennie & Craig, Houston, TX 5.3.09

  "How wonderful to find a place of this substance at the end of a long days drive thru the most beautiful part of the earth. I wish everyone could experience the joy of your place. The rest of the world is unfortunately just down the road - they will never know. I wish you good fortune in the future!"
  Mark, Olympia, WA 5.6.09

  "Thank you for the Zen space. I feel healing is taking place. Your hospitality and generosity were wonderful. Mandi & I had a truly blissful weekend sharing in our love story. Blessed be."
  J & M 4.19.09

  “What a wonderful, peaceful and relaxing location. The cabin was warm & inviting. Thank for having the wine ready! Great trails to wander around and own to the beach, a lovely breakfast, and a relaxing spa from which we could listen to the ocean waves. Thank you for the hospitality, all the little details, and your attention to sustainable practices.”
  Sue & Mark, Portland, OR 3.28.09

  “What a wonderful, peaceful and relaxing location. The cabin was warm & inviting. Thank for having the wine ready! Great trails to wander around and own to the beach, a lovely breakfast, and a relaxing spa from which we could listen to the ocean waves. Thank you for the hospitality, all the little details, and your attention to sustainable practices.”
  Sue & Mark, Portland, OR 3.28.09

  "I have to say this one of the best places we have been to. We have been together for almost 7 years & this place brought out the best qualities in us. Cabin was amazing & I love that they are eco-sensitive. We will be back to clear our minds & experience true serenity."
  Lindsey & Tommy, Eugene, OR 3.22.09

  “It’s the fresh roses, breathtaking views, thick robes, mystic feel, healing air and charming seduction that will bring us back many many times a year. We have fallin in love with you, thank you for inviting us into your world.”
  Sean, Misty & Barbara, Roseburg, OR 3.1.09

  “Thank you for this beautiful place – warm waters & the crash of the ocean, sunlight on rough wood chairs. Hummingbirds in the trees. As the others guests have said, this place is magical. Love the natural treasures placed in the hidden corners, the details, the tall trees. I’m sure we will be back.”
  Candace Corey, Portland, OR 2.15.09

  “It was such a pleasure to share your beautiful, magical place. Your attention to those little details which offer comfort and relaxation gave us the nurturing we so needed. It was such bliss to do nothing but eat (!), hike, spa, be massaged, all this in such a comfortable & beautiful setting. Thank you both for realizing your dream so that a place like WildSpring is available for people like us.”
  Cammy & All W., Eureka, CA 2.8.09


  “Happy Thanksgiving! We are very thankful for this beautiful place in the woods. We had a very peaceful and relaxed time. Happy trails.”
  Mike & Dorothy, 11-26-08

  “Perfect Day #2:
9-10 Breakfast
10-12 Nap
12-3 Hike, scout best sunset beach
3-5:30 Nap
5:30-7 Best sunset beach
7-8:30 Dinner
Being silly
9- Spa & star watching

We had a full agenda while here – we must take time to relax the next time we visit!”

  Angela & Bill, Portland, OR 10-24-08

  “What a wonderful, relaxing place. The view is incredible from the Guest Hall. The walk through the woods is so peaceful & the fresh air, everything is great here. We loved the cabin. It’s so cozy & romantic. Thank you. PS That you for keeping it so clean.:)”
  Athena & Jesse, Modesto, CA 10.5.08

  “We’ve been married for 9 years on Oct 10th. This resort is terrific for not only us, but for our Earth! It’s Fen Shui, Earth-friendly, eco-friendly & green for us to experience a& celebrate our 9th year wedding anniversary! May your marriages or relationships be al long as ours & many more!”
  Fred & Justine, Denver, CO 9.23.08

  “Thank you for the memorable stay There are so many things to be thankful for: dinner @ Paula’s, the beautiful property and landscape, the comfortable and thoughtfully appointed cottage, the beautiful communal breakfast, the solitude and quiet of nighttime, the spa, the spa again, pizza at Hard Rain, sunset @ Port Orford Heads, the spa, and of course, our ceremony on your deck where we exchanged our marital vows with both of you present and presiding. It was very memorable. Thank you for a great and blessed 3 days. Did I mention that the spa was great? Thanks!”
  Dave & Tracy, Mukwonago WI 9.12.08

  “A lovely retreat indeed. As you recommended, we relaxed – having no real agenda; we played – 30-mike bike loop along the glorious Oregon coast; we connected to one another and the life that is growing inside; we expanded, spending more than we have ever spent in an overnight/weekend stay; and we are absolutely leaving feeling renewed. Thank you for the delightful oasis…the spa at moon-set with a full sky of stars; the wonderful breakfasts upon our slow rise are not soon to be forgotten.”
  Alisha & Joel, 9.7.08

  “We were only here one night but took advantage of all that WildSprings has to offer. We loved the view from the guest hall! The short hike down to Battle Rock Park was time well spent. We ate dinner Paula’s and would definitely recommend it to other guests. The cool ocean air was such a nice break from 102 degrees in Austin, TX.”
  Emily & Dominic, Austin, TX 7.30.08

  “What a special, healing place…perfect for our honeymoon retreat.”
  Mark & Alice, Brooklyn, NY 7.19.08

  “Perfection! In less than 24 hours your oasis lead us into a place of peace and natural wonder! The hot tub/spa, with a million dollar view, was fab. Thank you for all of the attention you have paid to each detail. If Zen can be seen, it would be seen here!!”
  Tyler & Christine P 7.11.08

  “In celebration of love, peace & light. We have enjoyed your joyous haven. The best part of our stay was the hot tub. Thank you for the delightful comfortable stay and the delicious breakfast!”
  Trish & Dave W., 6.27.08

  “Arrived to a beautiful peaceful place in the woods. Walked in the labyrinth with no particular purpose other than to clear our minds. The view from the main hall is spectacular…the little cabins are magical. Truly a lovely place.”
  Debra D., Charleston, OR 4.27.08

  “The man I fell in love with! His is my everything. He is my soulmate and by best friend. I am blessed! He brought me to this incredible heaven…WildSprings some time back and just brought me back for another amazing weekend. We share in this experience each time as our love grows deeper. The quiet moments, trees, labyrinth, birds, view & closeness to each other & nature. Thank you for creating a habitat for ones mind, body spirit & soul. You have given us a gift that will last a lifetime we just walked the labyrinth and as we ended the sun came out for the first time – another gift. Until the next time.”
  SW & ND 4.5.08


  “And it gets better & better each time I visit. So proud. Love”
  Mom 10.07

  “We came here to re-connect with each other and within ourselves. We spent our days nestled in the tree laying in the hammock, walking the labyrinth, enjoying a sundae smiling, laughing, talking, soaking in the spa overlooking the ocean. The WildSpring's experience was beyond our expectation. We leave today, connected, renewed and hand in hand. Thank you for adding to our stocking of memories.”
  Samantha & Mike, AL 9.23.07

  “What a beautiful dream you have made into reality. WildSpring is elegant & comfortable, truly a retreat from “real” life. We hope millions more will be able to enjoy the magic here.”
  Anthony & Marilee, Elgin, IL 9.21.07

  “We feel so blessed to be here at WildSpring. You have created a magnificent healing space. You have taken this sacred land and with your loving intention, have made it even more divine. The cabins offer solitude as well as a sense of community. The paths, the labyrinth, the deer, the meditation places along the way each called to us to stop and be present. You invisibly and so seamlessly hold the space for your guests to do what we need and ask for what we want. What a great spiritual practice. The gift of love you have put into this dream can only grow more and more. Much love and many blessings.”
  Moira B, TN 9.07

  “We loved it here Our teenaged boys, 14 & 17, discovered shamanism & vision quests and didn’t want to leave. We’re a long ways from suburban L.A. and we hope to return.”
  Pierrette H, South Pasadena, CA

  "We saw a deer outside our cottage. We relaxed & appreciated the tranquility.”
  Gail & Bob, Las Vegas, NV 8.13.07

  “Thank you, Dean & Michelle, for sharing your special sacred place with so many of us who will be lucky enough to pass through. All your attention to the details of caring and beauty and comfort in the midst of southern Oregon coast wildness & wind. I was surprised and delighted by the whimsical Indonesian wood figures, the empty white marble figure to fill with spirit, the labyrinth with small clovers popping up as you walk, the wind in high trees, silence so you can remember your heart, the surprise of a bench at a turn – the deck looking to the sea, remembering, remembering the Earth is smiling here and we are, too. I wish you many more years to touch many more lives. (I loved reading through the guest book – a delight. I thank my long-time friend, Olga, for finding this spot to share.”
  Leslie S., Glenview, IL 8.5.07

  “Ah yes, to return to paradise. Sharing WildSpring w/a long-time friend, breathing in fresh air, eating good food, looking out to the ocean, taking a nap in the hammock seeing deer, listening to the breeze, long deep look at the Douglas Firs, dancing to Mickey Hart’s Planet Drum (your CD), relaxing in the hot tub, introducing myself to your tiny book – Silent Power by Stuart Wilde – I’m going to buy it when I get home, and all the other healing, great feelings I allowed myself to feel, to relish, to heal in. All due to Dean & Michelle – not a better tribute could be made to you two Dreamers who bring your dreams to reality. All blessings to each of you.”
  Olga 8.5.07

  “What a beautiful beautiful place! Wasn’t quite sure what to expect when we got here, but every discovery was wonderful. We loved our cottage in the middle of trees – so peaceful, restful & quiet. The view, hot tub, guest house and hospitality were treasures to remember. We hate to go back to the crazy days of work but enjoyed our treat here! Can’t wait to come back!”
  Karrl & Denise M, Menlo Park, CA 7.21.07

  “Thank you for a super relaxing honeymoon. We could not have asked for a more perfect spot to unwind after the craziness of our wedding:)”
  Scott & Alexis K, Portland, OR 7.19.07

  “A great experience Love being in the midst of nature. Both forest and ocean. A very quiet and restful environment.”
  Howard & Judy, Gresham, OR 6.14.07

  “Today is the day before our 25th wedding anniversary! What a place to celebrate! When we arrived, we were greeted by a bounding deer! We leave much more relaxed and ready for the next 25 years!”
  Lee & Jeff B., Bellevue, WA 6.11.07

  “What a peaceful, tranquil & beautiful place. We had great pleasure in roaming around & discovering all the whimsical additions. I’m so glad we found you, best of all your lovely place just kept us smiling! Thank you.”
  Susan & Bob B., Portland, OR 5.29.07

  “Spent our 20th Anniversary enjoying the spectacular surroundings, peace and beautiful accommodations. What a magical place.”
  Arthur & Debra L., Sacramento, CA 4.18.07

  “A refuge I hope to return to with my family.”
  Stephen, Houston, TX

  “What a wonderful fairy tale place. Quiet, beautiful & very relaxing. A wonderful find.”
  Garrett & Marilyn M. Elk Grove, CA 2.16.07


  “A beautiful place with a great part of the coast. Thanks so much.”
  Steve & Laura D., 12.13.06


“'The happiest men are those who learn the lesson of worship from nature.' Emerson. That has been realized in our time here at WildSpring in our cottage Earthsea. The towering trees all around us, the rich earthy ground beneath our feet & the glorious ocean views from the top of the hill make Frederich & me realize how wonderful nature is & how precious it is! Yet our place is obvious in our tiny (but wonderful) cottage, that we as humans pale beside the power of nature & her beauty. We have enjoyed our time here, to marvel at the wonder! of it all & the wonder of it all! Ko yum bala”

  Jacquelyn & Frederich, Sonoma, CA, 11.22.06

  “This is a natural paradise enhanced by your sacred intention to nurture. We enjoyed the trees, the cozy cottage, the soulful hot tub, the deer, the massages, the sumptuous breakfasts, the ocean, Scarlett, the greeter cat, the music, the candles, the quiet, the movies, and each other on our 37th anniversary. This is a beautiful spot for a retreat. We will recommend it. Thank you so much.”
  Ron & Kathy D., Ashland, OR 11.16.06


“Great experience. Thank you.”

  JE and CH L., Lyme CT 11.8.06

  “We found you through Select Registry. What a wonderful surprise. It was a great place to unwind after four days of golf at Bandon and we thoroughly drank up all the peace, quiet and spectacularly natural atmosphere. You’ve created a very special place here and have thought of everything. Thank you.”
  Debby and John Z., Rocky River, Ohio 10.26.06

  “A quiet sanctuary, hidden among majestic trees. Soaking by the sea. Lots of healthy breakfast food. And, most of all, a labyrinth nestled among. A lovely, serene stop.”
  Pat & Paul, Eugene, OR 10.17.06

  “Joseph Campbell suggested we follow our Bliss. We did and it led us here to celebrate our 50th! We take away with us the supreme serenity of this magic land and how it helped us to relax. Thank you Dean & Michelle for 1. having the idea to build guest habitat and 2. carry through with the idea. We will not forget the place and hope to return. Namaste.”
  Bob & Olga, Portland, OR 9.24.06

  “Thank you for creating this haven of solitude, comfort and beauty. It gives true meaning to “Getting Away.” Everything was perfect from the key in the mailbox to the down comforter, luxurious hot tub, delicious and ample breakfasts. Hate to leave. Can’t wait 'til next time.”
  Jerry & Susan, Weaverville, CA 9.17.06

  “Relaxing. Serene. Mystical. Beautiful place to sit back and enjoy nature among the trees. We can’t wait to return.”
  Fred & Barbara, Beverly, MA 9.23.06

  “As Rogue Valley residents, as children next door, we became partners for life in a 1969 wedding ceremony. Since then our lives have taken us far and wide – we travel a lot! Bed & Breakfast lodging has been a most enjoyable experience. This time among the green giants has been a wonderful experience. Sunshine and divine temperatures added to our “rare find.” Select Registry brought us here – wonderful attention to detail will make it our return visit of choice. We so enjoyed the Guest Hall with afternoon coffee and a game of Boggle. Spa each night for sunset and stars. Deer friends visited nightly and we enjoyed our strolls of the grounds. We will plan to BBQ fresh fish next visit. Crazy Norwegians Fish & Chips are a must and great local atmosphere. Take the trip to Cape Blanco and see the lighthouse and the Hughes House. Wonderful. Thanks for Great Experiences!"
  Steve & Sherry S., Rogue Valley, OR 8.31.06

  “We came to celebrate our 25 years of marriage, with nature and the conveniences deserving of a mid-life couple. Our adventure lived up to every expectation. It was wonderful to be embraced by the wind as it wrestled through the trees. The view to the sea awe inspiring and gazing at vastness of stars reminding us of our connectedness to each other and all other things. We have renewed our vows to each other and as stewards of our planet. The only drawback was missing our boy, our dog Favo, but anticipating the excitement of getting back to him. Enjoy your stay!”
  Mark & Janice B. Lynnwood, WA 8.06

  “WildSpring – an environment constructed with purpose, spirituality and attention to detail. A beautiful and calming place. Great combination of Zen and shabby chic. Super breakfasts!”
  Lynn & John B. Salem, OR 8.06

  “Very comfortable, interesting and relaxing. Great food! Time to enjoy nature is rare these days. We enjoyed our time here – thank you.”
  Judy & Doug Pullman, WA 7.06

  “WildSpring is our new favorite getaway! Rivaling Ventana and Auberge du Soleil, WildSpring offers everything we would want for a retreat from our everyday lives. Thank you for the wonderful food, conversation and hospitality!”
  Gina & Robert, Talent, OR 7.8.06

  “What a treat! The bed was so soft in the middle of all those beautiful trees. The construction is gorgeous and it felt so good to be here. Our first trip to Oregon proved a rugged delight – wind, massages, burning fires, the sound of waves. Yum."
  Ann & Drake, Petaluma, CA 7.06

  “Unexpected pleasure and a balm for the senses! All the creature comforts amid the tall trees and green ferns. Warm sun to nap in and time suspends and turns to peach and contentment. Lovely.”
  Mary and Greg, Mill Valley, CA 6.21.06

  “This place is forever seared into our memory banks.”
  Kathryn & Gene R., Central Point, OR 6.5.06

  “It is a beautiful lodge and we had a very relaxing time. You really attend to all the details & it shows. Thanks.”
  Pam & Ron, Portland, OR 5.06

  “A quick, lovely retreat from our busy lives. b
  Mike & Sally, Eugene, OR 4.24.06

  “Every detail so carefully considered. Thank you for a great weekends."
  David & Shay, San Francisco, CA 4.15.06

  “Thank you for creating this respite for the soul. Cinda and I enjoyed the quiet solitude; the peaceful music, the comforting sound of the ocean and wonderful conversation with the other guests. We wished we could stay longer.”
  Mike & Cinda, 4.2.06

  “Thank you Dean & Michelle, for creating a retreat from the harsh realities of the world. You have utilized and maximized nature’s tranquility in these wonderfully charming cabins, in the space around each place, and in your welcome. This has been a calming, spiritual experience amongst the coastal trees. Thank you for your gracious hospitality – and for making me feel special on my birthday. I wish you every success and may each person who comes here experience the peace within and without.”
  Diana W., Eugene, OR 2.26.06

  “The two of us…swaddled in down, wrapped in each other arms – filled with each other’s love…. Twenty years worth. Twenty years, and still and still and still….. Deeply, Truly, Divinely In Love. Thanksgiving radiates from every pore – for each other, for our children, for our community, for our shared passions, wonders & successes. Oh yes, and challenges and griefs…. Together in breath and flesh in ocean pulse and deep forest green – sunlight casting magical glow on a wet fern. In joy, silence, stillness and Music. Made together – Enjoyed individually – Blessings, Blessings, Abundance and Beauty. May it be so for all Beings. May Each of our Pathways to Enlightenment be Illuminated…”
  Janice & Joseph. 1.06


  “A journey into our future led us here – together our souls thoughts and hurl them into our destinies – our journey – and fate brings us to this healing place – and chance and heredity made who we are today – Blessings to our Dear cousin Di – we love you for this gift of retrospect and sharing - you are our gift, our blessing.”
  Sherry & Denny 11.30.05

  “A wonderful, magical, healing experience. Thank you.”
  Robyn, Australia 9.30.05

  “We had a wonderful time – loved the beauty of the coast and your 'little slice of heaven'!"
  Debbie & Dick, Coral Springs, FL 9.27.05

  “You have a beautiful vision. Thank you for letting us share it.”
  Ronald & Jackie, London, England 9.18.05

  “Thanks for the wonderful stay. We have very much enjoyed our Oregan visit. The fog in the trees is move-like & I love the kitchen lodge. We have come all the way from Maui to get a chill in the air. Aloha & Mahalo for the generosity!”
  Kristen & Keith H.


“’In the beginning God created the heavens & earth.’ (Gen 1:1) ‘God said, let the earth bring forth grass, the herb that yields seed, and the fruit tree that yields fruit according to its kind…and God saw that it was good.’ (Gen 1:11-12) ‘The earth is the Lord’s and all its fullness, the world and those who dwell therein. He has founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the waters.’ Psalm 24:1 ‘Let us never forget, worship the creator and not the creation.’ (Rom 1:21) The Bible”


  “Many thanks from the workaholic, Type A S. family, who traveled from the East coast hoping to find a place with quiet rooms, good-smelling towels, music, mountains and trails to hike, tide pools to explore, and games to play together – a place that understands the importance of a healthful breakfast on a deck overlooking the ocean. WildSpring has it all! Plus, we’re crazy about the resident cat, who kept us company each morning in the sculpture garden. Good times. We laughed a lot. We’ll be sure to spread the good work about WildSpring and – we’ll be back!”
  Keith, Melissa, Austin & Drew S., 8.23.05

  “Earthsea was just what we were looking for in a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of our modern lives. The natural surroundings were calming and stunning to look at. Your gift of vision to manifest WildSpring is truly appreciated. Thank you so much for a wonderful, relaxing experience.”
  Matt & Katie 8.6.05

  “WildSpring – the Breadworks – the surroundings – heaven!”
  Betsey & Ben G., Middletown, PA 7.17.05

  "Words cannot describe the experience of peace, harmony and rest that was achieved here. I leave feeling filled up in every way. I am grateful for the creativity of all who have touched this place. It is true beauty for the soul. Brightest blessings.”
  Jan & Steve, 1.8.05

  “Aho…spirit family! This land. This space. These womb-like structures protected by the guardian fir & fern. Oh great light ones holding calm & presence. May financial freedom and abundance exponentially increase… may this abundance ripple out into this community of Port Orford and also to those delighted beings whom are led to rest on this sacred home space. May we always be that which we seek. May we always extend from the sacred center golden here… Aloha.”
  Nikta & Cornflower, Ashland, OR 7.4.05

  “When I was looking for the perfect place to celebrate Chris’ 40th birthday, I imagined beauty, peace, sanctuary and celebration. The minute I found WildSpring I felt excited for the chance to check it out…The reality of this magical and special weekend surpassed my hopes and we’ll be back. Thank you and namaste.”
  Rainbow N., Portland, OR 6.18.05

  “Thank you for a sublime and truly wonderful experience. Walking in the woods, playing chess looking at the sea, soaking in the Buddha pool. Who could ask for anything more. This has been a rejuvenating time we will never forget. And to make sure of that, we will come back@ ‘Nothing but stillness can remain when hearts are full of their own sweetness, bodies of their loveliness.’ William Butler Yeats"
  Chris N., 6.16.05

  “Magical, outstanding – you’ve done a beautiful job in creating this little Mecca.”
  Dinah & Marty K., Ashland, OR 3.23.05

  “This seems to me to be a truly magical place. You have blended a spectacular natural site with smart architecture and tasteful interiors to make a spiritual retreat that was instantly comfortable for my partner and me. We have done our best to be present in every moment – watching deer from the front porch, sitting in the spa, and enjoying long showers. Thank you so much!”
  Robert & Bill, Seattle, WA 3.17.05

  “What a wonderful retreat. My husband and I enjoyed the peace and quiet and the beautiful surroundings very much. I will be sure to spread the word about WildSpring.”
  Vern & Laurie H. Grants Pass, OR 2-19-05

  “Wonderful, blissful, delightful. Thanks for creating this magical place.”
  Sandi B., Palm Springs, CA 1.10.05


  “It was lovely!”
  Randy P. & Gary H., Eugene, OR 12.31.04

  “What a peaceful relaxing place to escape the rush of life. Make the most of your time there by doing nothing or relaxing in the spa. This was the perfect place for us to reconnect again as people, not just be mommy & daddy to a 2-year old. We enjoyed the coastline very much, especially at night, and dinner at the Breadworks was amazing. We hope to visit again soon. Even though it rained most of the our stay we do enjoyed staying in the cozy cabin & listening to the raindrops on the roof. Thank you”
  Walt & Allison B., San Jose, CA, 10.21.04

  “A wonderful escape from the pace and burden of the day. We came to relax, golf and become young lovers again. All dreams achieved. As I write this entry and gaze at a sunlit grove of tall, swaying trees, I hope we can return soon.”
  Russ & Sue S., Klamath Falls, OR 9.4.04

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