Book Your Next Private Event at Retreat

Book Your Next Private Event at Retreat

When it comes to planning your bridal shower, bachelorette party, birthday party, graduation celebration, or other special event, don’t settle for a traditional party in a bland room. Instead, book your next private event at Retreat Pool & Cabanas and enjoy a stunning poolside setting right in El Cajon, California. With a delicious menu and tons of entertainment options for guests coming in from out of town, an event at Retreat is one that your guests won’t soon forget.

The Ideal Poolside Oasis

If you’re looking for a truly stunning setting for your special event, Retreat Pool & Cabanas offers just that. Lounge poolside and soak in the San Diego sun, or go for a dip to cool off. Two poolside areas offer luxurious cabanas, deck chairs, and cabanas, while a lazy river allows guests to drift along and relax. The water’s always the perfect temperature, and your guests are sure to be impressed by the stunning setting complete with palm trees and sparkling blue water.

Versatile Buyout Options

At Retreat, we can help your special event to become a reality. Whether you’re looking for a big blowout birthday party, a graduation celebration, or even a wedding or corporate event, we’ll help ensure that your event goes off without a hitch. We offer year-round event bookings and can accommodate private events of many different sizes.

When it comes to event planning, we know that one size doesn’t fit all, and that’s why we’ll customize your event to your needs. We’re happy to adjust the menu and the décor to create a unique event suited just to your needs.


A Great Location

Retreat is located in El Cajon, making it the perfect getaway. As part of Sycuan Casino Resort, it’s easy to combine a visit to Retreat with other fun activities. Your guests can book a stay in the luxury hotel and even try their lucky at some gambling at the 2,800 slot machines and 80 table games. The casino houses over 10 new bars and restaurants, including Bull & Bourbon, and with concerts, comedy shows, and other great events, your guests won’t be short on entertainment while they’re in town for your event.

Delicious Food

Retreat’s menu is creative and delicious, and it’s full of seasonal foods perfect for poolside dining. Light dishes like a granola bowl and smashed avocado toast will help you to start the day off right, and our Caesar salad, apple & quinoa salad, and cobb salad are all ideal lunch or late-afternoon choices.

Our sandwich, burger, and entrée selection offers plenty of variety, too. If you’re looking for a brunch option, our breakfast burrito elevates the traditional burrito and features chorizo, eggs, chipotle crema, cheddar cheese, fries, chile arbol hot sauce, and fresh fruit. Alternatively, try our fish tacos made with local Yellowtail and served with cabbage slaw, chipotle crema, and guacamole. Our buffalo chicken wrap with our signature wing sauce and blue cheese sauce is another favorite, and we also offer vegetarian options like a cheese quesadilla and our beyond meat sliders.

A perfect poolside meal isn’t complete without a cool dessert. Our churro ice cream sandwich is crafted with our house made churros, and our sorbet sampler features seasonal sorbet that’s light, sweet, and delectable.

With gluten free and vegan options, our menu offers a great variety for every member of your private event.

Refreshing Drinks

Great drinks can make a great event, and from poolside refreshers to beers and wine, we have you covered at Retreat. Light options like The Good Life, made with Aperol, strawberries, lemon, and Chandon Brut Sparkline Wine, are perfect for warm days and celebrations, while our margaritas (our classic margarita is available frozen), are available with watermelon, strawberry, coconut, and other fruity flavors.

Your guests will also be able to choose from a selection of canned and draft beers, including favorites like Coors Light, Pacifico, Corona, and Michelob Ultra. Additionally, our sparkling, rose, white, and red wines ensure we have something that will appeal to any wine drinker.

Book Your Private Event Now

From a great setting to a creative menu and wide array of drink choices, Retreat offers everything that you could want for your private event – but that also means that we’re a popular choice for events in El Cajon. If you’re looking to book an event, contact us right away so that you can get the date that you want. You can book your event here, and we’ll start planning right away to make sure that your event is special and just what you’re looking for.