Butterfly Ridge Mountain Retreat is the perfect destination for a getaway to the beauty and peace of the upstate South Carolina foothills with so many activities to enjoy.

Explore the area

There's a lot to do in and around Salem. Have a look at some of our recommendations or set forth on your own to create an adventure that's truly yours.


Enjoy the welcoming waters of Lake Jocassee and Keowee.

Mountains & Vistas

With countless places to hike and climb.

University Life

Come for a Clemson game or visit the beautiful Furman campus.

What our past clients say

We look forward to adding your voice to the many kind words we've received by each one of our happy guests.

“Thanks for a life changing experience—every moment counts!”

The purpose of our trip was relaxation, adventure and health. We feasted on great meals, hiked, slept well, visited the Biltmore! What a privilege to reside in this special sanctuary.

Mary Ann and Michael

“We want to come back and experience the magic that Kim and Mark will create!”

Favorite moments were visiting with friends and family, bonfire evenings, the calm energy of the mountains.


“Best vegan food I’ve ever had!”

Favorite moments: Dinner prepared by Kim.