California Retreats - retreat centers, spiritual retreats, religious retreats

CA - California, USA
The following retreat centers are located in California (CA).
They are located in Running Springs, Burlingame,
Danville,Indian Wells,Cherry Valley, Cazadero, Novato, Watsonville, Sausalito, Rancho Palos Verdes, Santa Barbara, Buellton, Orange, Santa Rosa, San Luis Obispo etc etc

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Dovid Oved Retreat Center
Running Springs, CA
Miramonte Resort and Spa
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Mercy Center Burlingame
Burlingame CA 94010
San Damiano Retreat
Danville, CA 94526
Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
La Casa de Maria
Santa Barbara, CA

Sunburst Sanctuary
Buellton, California

VT Ranch
Castiac, CA
Nevada City, CA
The Haven
Orange, CA
Camp Mountain Chai
Angelus Oaks, CA
Camp Ocean Pines
Cambria, CA
Rigzdin Ling
Northern California
Camp Newman Retreat Center
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Dancing Deer Farm
San Luis Obispo, CA
Four Springs
Middletown, CA
Redwood Glen
Loma Mar, CA 94021
Sagrada Wellness
San Luis Obispo, California
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Central California Sierra
Prince of Peace Abbey
Oceanside, CA 92058
Camp Sierra
Big Creek, CA
Camp Conrad-Chinnock
Angelus Oaks, CA

EarthRise at IONS
Petaluma, CA 94952

Skyline Harvest
Camptonville, CA

The Glen Ivy Center
Corona, CA 92883

Pali Mountain
Retreat and Conference Center
Running Springs, CA
(888) 678-6637

Nestled in the tranquil mountains above Lake Arrowhead, our secluded 74-acre resort is surrounded by 2,000 acres
of natural beauty. At Pali Mountain, guests experience the heart and soul of nature firsthand, from clear sunny blue skies by day, to gorgeous sunsets at dusk ending with spectacular star-filled evenings - the ultimate California retreat.

Pali Mountain is the perfect location for group retreats. Our facility comfortably accommodates up to 200 guests in our Bear's Den, which is our largest indoor meeting room. A range of smaller meeting rooms are also available for groups of varying sizes. Guests enjoy the majesty of our mountain surroundings at any of our outdoor meeting areas, each situated in its own beautiful setting.

Pali Mountain can accommodate over 400 overnight guests in our authentic cabin environment. Our facility also features a swimming pool, endless hiking and jogging trails, a sporting field, basketball courts, and a picturesque pond. We also offer numerous exciting activities for an additional fee, such as high and low ropes course events, paintball, a 700-foot quad zipline, campfires with s’mores, and much more.

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Dovid Oved Retreat Center
Running Springs, CA

(909) 359-2000

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Situated on 80 acres of land at about 6,000 feet of elevation, the Dovid Oved Retreat Center offers a full range of services, resources and accommodations for intimate to large group gathering.
We offer full service rentals for corporations, non-profits, schools, synagogues, churches, families, other religious institutions, community groups, corporations, individual family retreats, reunions, and special celebrations. We can also provide the staff and activities for your retreat.

Accommodations:The Dovid Oved Retreat Center features three distinct housing options.

  • Hotel-Style Guest Accommodations: We offer 30 deluxe rooms, each with en-suite bathrooms
  • 36 cabin-style rooms in seven comfortable, newly remodeled buildings. Each cabin-style room sleeps 6-10 in a traditional camp bunk bed configuration
  • 3 beautiful private homes

Meeting spaces:

  • Historic Lodge Great Room – with wood burning fireplace and film screening abilities, accommodates 70
  • Lodge Library – accommodates 20
  • Lodge Dining Hall – elegant 3 level space can be laid out to your needs, incredible views and attached deck
  • Beit Midrash – flexible space for prayer, lectures, breakout groups, can accommodate 120
  • Outdoor Beit Knesset/Amphitheater – beautiful outdoor shaded amphitheater with bench seating, available for prayer, lectures, performances, can accommodates 400
  • Gindi Chadar Ochel – flexible 10,000 square foot open floor plan building can be used for dining or a variety of other purposes, can accommodate 400

1- Camp Cazadero
A camp near the Russian River in Cazadero, Sonoma County, California for nonprofit groups of 10-180. Located northwest of Santa Rosa in the rolling hills north of the Russian River.
Reservations: 800-678-5102

2- Camp Lodestar
A camp and retreat center in Wilseyville, Calaveras County, California for nonprofit groups of 12-167, located at an elevation of 3000 feet in the sierra foothills.
Reservations: 800-678-5102

3- Community of the Great Commission
A camp and retreat center near Foresthill, Placer County, California for nonprofit groups of 10-115. Located at 4,000 feet near Foresthill on 428 acres in the sierra foothills.
Reservations: 800-678-5102

4- Jesuit Retreat Center
An adult, youth and family retreat center for nonprofit groups of 20-130 .Nestled in the foothills of California’s historic Gold Country on 350 acres covered with oak and pine trees.
Reservations: 800-678-5102

5- Monte Toyon
A camp and conference center in Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California for nonprofit groups of 30-146. Secluded among coastal redwoods just inland from the shores of Monterey Bay south of Santa Cruz.
Reservations: 800-678-5102

6-Pilgrim Pines Camp & Conference Center
A camp in Oak Glen, near Yucaipa, San Bernardino County, California for nonprofit groups of 10-262.located east of Redlands, California in the San Bernardino Mountains at an elevation of 5200’. The site is on 151 acres of cedars, pines and oak trees
Reservations: 800-678-5102

Shambhala Ranch
21200 Orr Springs Road
Ukiah, CA 95482

Premier green, solar powered, off-the-grid country destination

This premier green, solar powered, off-the-grid country destination is ideal for your
group event. A scenic drive from the town of Mendocino,the pulse of life permeates our 40 acres of beautiful, rollings Hills.
Shambhala Ranch eco-Lodge offers a secluded, natural serene environment
or seminars, workshops, reunions, retreats, weddings and B&B.

Indoor Amenities:

  • The Lodge is built from redwood milled on the land.
  • Meeting Room - (600 square feet, 24.5’ by 23.5’) Is ideal for workshops, meetings, yoga, indoor receptions and dancing. French doors open out onto a large redwood deck and lawn that overlook the pond and oak trees.
  • Main Living Room - There are windows and french doors that display views of the surrounding hills and flourish the rooms with sunlight, an arched brick fireplace,
  • Living Room Den - There are Windows and French Doors that display views of the surrounding hills and flourish the rooms with sunlight, a second arched brick Fireplace,


  • Guests enjoy panoramic views, art, hiking in the redwoods, watchable
    wildlife, gardens, and a private river beach with waterfall.
  • Swim and canoe in our small lake or schedule a massage.
  • Close to Montgomery Woods State Redwood Grove and Orr Hot Springs.

Come and experience natural beauty!


Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
5300 Crest Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275


310-377-4867 x225

"Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile" Mark 6:31

Welcome to the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
Join us for some time away from the daily grind ~ step back from the everyday and view your world from a new perspective. On weekdays and weekends, individuals and groups gather at this center on the hill” for a brief respite from their personal cares and worldly pursuits. They find a peaceful, inspirational environment, conducive to thoughtful exploration of both spiritual and temporal matters.

At our center…
You will experience eight acres of scenic beauty located on a hilltop in on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. We offer meeting rooms, overnight and dining accommodations.

  • There are 4 different conferences rooms and breakout areas available for your workshops and meetings that accommodate from 20 to 150 guests.
  • We have overnight accommodations for 69 with single or double rooms with private baths.
  • Our kitchen staff is available to serve groups of 15 to 150. We are famous for our delicious and healthful meals elegantly presented in a buffet style. If you have special requests for your group such as a vegan menu, this can be coordinated with our chefs. We are, however, unable to accommodate individual special requests. Our dining room overlooks a beautiful view of our gardens.
  • We have a chapel on the grounds that seats up to 100 guests.

Our Mission
The Mary & Joseph Retreat Center's mission is to provide an environment of serenity, prayer, and natural beauty. Through sponsored programs and hospitality, the retreat center creates opportunities for the personal and spiritual growth of each person who comes to these sacred grounds. Our hosted program invites outside groups to hold their own educational, religious, corporate, 12-Step, or other events at our center.

Our Sponsored Programs:
Day Programs, Weekend Retreats, Extended Retreats and Ongoing Programs
At Mary and Joseph Retreat Center we offer a variety of sponsored retreats. These include themes that are spiritual/religious in nature such as contemplative and scriptural retreats, personal development workshops and retreats, recovery retreats for 12 Step participants and other topics related to faith growth and transformation.

Be Our Guests! Bring your own group for a retreat at our center!”
The Hosted Program is for you to bring your own group on retreat. Reserve our facilities and bring your own group here! Come and be our guests! The Center welcomes non-profit groups, churches, faculties, community service organizations, spiritual and personal development programs for day or overnight retreats that are consistent with our mission.
For information, call Sydne Jongbloed at (310) 377-4867 Ext. 258

Sierra Friends Center
Nevada City, CA


Let Sierra Friends Center host your event!

We are located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in northern California, a 90-minute drive from Sacramento and a 15-minute drive from the historic Gold Country towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City.

Our campus offers 230 acres of meadows, woods, streams and ponds for our guests to enjoy. Groups of 5-85 persons can easily be accommodated overnight in a variety of spaces on our grounds, and an additional 50 people can camp on central campus.

There are a variety of options for different needs. With four unique housing options our facilities can accommodate up to 150 guests. We can meet the needs of most individual and group stays with cabins, A-frames, houses, and camping accommodations.

Our center is home to a variety of amenities for your use. For your outdoor use we have a swimming pond, trails, soccer field, an organic garden, orchard and trails throughout campus. On campus we have a commercial kitchen with adjoining indoor and outdoor dining spaces. We have a conference room setup for small meetings and a meeting house for larger events. Wifi is provided throughout campus. Unique to our center we have a kiln with a full ceramics studio. Laundry is also available for guests.

Woolman hosts retreats, workshops, conferences, and meetings for many different groups. Whether you are a non-profit organization or community group, a yoga studio or meditation center, a church or Quaker meeting, we would be happy to host you!

Rigzdin Ling
341 Red Hill Road
Junction City, CA 96048

A meditation center in Northern California
offering a variety of accommodations for group and individual retreat

Phone: 530.623.2714

Located in the Trinity Alps region of Northern California, Rigzdin Ling has gorgeous, inspiring views of the mountains, as well as secluded forest retreats. Nearby in Trinity County are spectacular hiking trails, rafting and swimming.

For groups looking for a peaceful and quiet retreat facility, we offer excellent and varied accommodations in an environmentally conscious setting. Our facilities range from camping and rustic retreat cabins, to dormitories, to private rooms.

Creek House, in a secluded corner of the land, has group and individual rooms, a full kitchen and dining area, living room and large, paneled library for meetings.

Private and shared rooms in Lotus House, our straw bale guest house, each have a private sink and outside entrance, with a full kitchen down the hall.

For a view of accommodations, we invite you to visit our web site
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La Casa de Maria Retreat Center
800 El Bosque Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

tel: (805) 969-5031

The Mission of La Casa de Maria Retreat Center is to be a sanctuary of peace for individuals and groups as they renew purpose, strengthen community, and increase their effectiveness in the world.

La Casa de Maria offers to non-profits, educational institutions, spiritual congregations, community service organizations, healing and self-enrichment groups, a variety of overnight accommodations, meeting rooms, delicious cuisine and a rich natural environment in which to hold a retreat, workshop, or conference.

Our overnight accommodations are diverse, and we will work with you to find the residential arrangements that are most suited to your needs and budget. The Conference Coordination office will assist you in planning your meeting room needs, including layout and equipment, and setting up your meals and snack breaks.

Accommodations: We offer several different types of accommodations based on the nature of your program, the size of your group, and meeting room needs.

  • Retreat Rooms: 42 recently renovated retreat rooms each with three single beds and a private bath may be used as singles, doubles, or triples. Two of the rooms are doubles fully equipped for the handicapped. Bedding and towels are provided in all rooms.
  • Casa Teresita: Sleeps 10 in two large sunny rooms upstairs each with five beds. There are two showers, one on each floor. The ground floor features a spacious living room for meetings and a kitchenette.
  • Casa San Ysidro: Is a large, two-story dormitory accommodating up to 38 people. There are showers on both floors and a ground floor kitchen and dining room. Rental of the kitchen is optional and must be requested in advance. An upstairs meeting room has a capacity for 50 people.
  • The Center for Spiritual Renewal: Is the original stone manor house, of both architectural and historic interest. It provides individual and couples a private retreat experience with gracious guest rooms and delicious meals Tuesday to Sunday. In addition, a three bedroom, three bath separate guest cottage, the Hermitage, is available seven days a week for retreatants who may prepare their own meals in its kitchen.

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Sagrada Wellness
San Luis Obispo, California

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Call: 805-550-7636

Yoga Retreats in Central Coast California with Sagrada Wellness

Revel in a back-to-nature feeling, while simultaneously enjoying the benefits of comprehensive Yoga and Pilates sessions, bodywork treatments and indoor/outdoor physical activity. Start your day with a morning yoga session, and end your day with an especially fulfilling walk, hike, wine tasting and healthy prepared cuisine. All welcome.. See Retreat Details.

Retreat Facility in San Luis Obispo, California
he retreat facility is comprised of 45 private acres. The retreat grounds offer a 360 degree view of the natural world. Quiet your mind on a meditation stroll through peaceful pathways, and a pure mountain-fed lake. Once night falls, gather with new friends around the fire pit or let your stresses melt away in the Jacuzzi. Outdoor spaces provide ideal places for lounging, reading, journaling or rejuvenating with a refreshing afternoon nap.

Location: Sagrada Wellness is located 2 miles from Santa Margarita and 12 miles North of San Luis Obispo. It is midpoint between Los Angeles and San Francisco, 3.5 hour drive from each. The ranch is rural and picturesque and is in the pristine wine country of San Luis Obispo County. Easy day trips from the ranch are Hearst Castle, Morro Bay, Big Sur and Paso Robles Wine Country...

About Sagrada Wellness
Sagrada", which translates to "sacred", is a true reflection of the beauty, healing energy and eco-design that graces the retreat environment. Sagrada Wellness's intimate retreats accommodate a limited amount of guests at a time, in a back-to-nature setting with a relaxing spiritual atmosphere.

"Please join Sagrada Wellness for our next Yoga retreat in California. Our attention to the finest details, healthy cuisine and individualized attention will leave you with memories of a special vacation that you will be sure to remember forever."
—Sagrada Wellness Founders’ Scott Currie and Eva Inglizian

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NatureBridge Conference and Retreat Center
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
1033 Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965

415 332-5771 ext 28

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Just 10 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge and steps from the beach!

NatureBridge is a certified green Conference Center located in the beautiful Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Ocean views, miles of trails to explore, and outdoor meeting areas make our center a naturally inspiring location for your next meeting or retreat.

We offer:

• Facilities for group sizes of 20-130
Delicious and healthy gourmet meals
180,000 acres of park land to explore
Overnight accommodations for up to 130
Free wireless access

Host a naturally inspiring event for groups from 20 to 130:

  • Youth retreats
  • Men's and women's retreats
  • Spiritual and yoga retreats

NatureBridge is a Certified Green Conference Center. We are proud of our efforts to green our business:

  • Organic, local ingredients used when possible
  • On-site composting
  • Zero emissions vehicles are used to make on-site deliveries
  • Non-toxic cleansers are used to clean all meeting and sleeping areas

"A meeting at NatureBridge constantly reminds us of the beautiful world we live in. Few places can provide such a unique setting for a retreat."
Grace Cathedral Member, San Francisco

For reservation information or a price quote, call Jeanelle Steiner at 415 332-5771 ext 28 or submit an information request.

NatureBridge is a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on environmental science programs to more than 700 schools and 30,000 students each year. Our conference and retreat facilities offer your group a beautiful meeting place and an opportunity to help our environment and our communities.

ORANGE, CA 92869


Come experience a green pasture nestled in the city.

The Haven is a personal spiritual retreat center located in central Orange County. It offers a setting of serenity and peace allowing you to quiet your heart, center your spirit, and experience God's presence. You will be reminded of the quiet gentle spirit of God. It is a gift of a great property that God has entrusted to us. We are so happy to be able to share it with you.

Explore the Center:

  • Two bedrooms: one is upstairs and one is down; The sunny garden environment of The Sanctuary or the tucked away feel of The Refuge?
  • The Prayer Room
  • Meditation Garden
  • Experiential Worship Room
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Deck


Guided retreats and spiritual direction are also available.


Miramonte Resort and Spa
Indian Wells, CA 92210

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(760) 341-2200

Miramonte, a Contemporary Mediterranean Estate, lies at the foothills of the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains. Minutes from Palm Springs in the affluent city of Indian Wells, Miramonte Resort & Spa offers guests a true luxury spa resort experience found no where else.

  • Accommodations
    Lavish bougainvillea-covered villas welcome you with grand archways to beautifully designed guestroom retreats. Each of our 215 guestrooms and suites can be described as luxurious, stylish and gracefully appointed.

  • Meetings & Events
    A variety of meeting facilities are available that can accommodate up to 500 guests, making Miramonte Resort & Spa the ideal choice for a host of events from retreats to reunions in Southern California.

  • Dining
    Dining at the resort and spa include: The Grove Restaurant, the Vineyard Lounge, Poolside food & beverage service and 24-hour in-room dining

  • Activities: The centerpiece of Miramonte is the richly appointed luxury spa, The WELL.
    Overlooking three championship golf courses, Miramonte Resort & Spa provides a multitude of thrilling golf opportunities.

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Amphitheatre of the Redwoods
At Pema Osel Ling

2013 Eureka Canyon Road
Watsonville, CA 95076

Tel: (831) 761-6270

Amphitheatre of the Redwoods At Pema Osel Ling located on 102 acres of redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains reflects the Buddhist ideal of peace and offers a place of refuge and renewal for guests throughout the year.

The amenities of our bay area retreat center are well equipped to host a variety of group meetings and events, from retreats, and weddings to outdoor educational activities and training seminars.

Amphitheatre of the Redwoods At Pema Osel Ling is an affordable bay area retreat center with a relaxed staff. Our fantastic redwood canyon location places us near the Santa Cruz beach boardwalk, the the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and we are just an hour and a half from San Francisco.
Our many amenities include a redwood amphitheater that seats 170, several large lawns suitable for a ceremony or reception as well as other group activities, a 15” x 50” swimming pool, bathhouse, hiking, the county’s best biking, indoor/outdoor accommodations, on-site massage therapist available by appointment, incredible attractions nearby, like the Monterey bay aquarium and much more.

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Sunburst Sanctuary & Organic Farms
7200 Highway 1
Lompoc, California 93436




Unlock your true potential! Enjoy meditation services, retreats & events amidst abundant natural beauty, cared for by a cooperative community. Ground your practice with hands-on workshops in permaculture and organics.
Discover soul-awakening teachings, based upon the message of founder Norman Paulsen, direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda and author of Life, Love, God: Story of a Soul Traveler.

May Sunburst support your quest for deeper awareness and fulfillment in life.

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Silver Springs Mountain Retreat
Hayfork, CA
(707) 496-8840

Silver Springs Mountain Retreat is a very remote retreat center at an elevation of 4300 feet in a forest of pine, oak and fir. Surrounded by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest it offers views of Mount Shasta and the Trinity Alps.
Facilities consist of a lodge, a cabin, a large camp for up to sixteen people, and smaller tent camps secluded and equipped for independent living. Accommodations are rustic, with privies, dirt roads and outdoor showers contributing to simplicity of living. Solar energy powers lanterns and pumps and heats water for the showers.
The center offers clean air, pure spring water, and above all, silence, as there are no sights or sounds of man to disturb the natural scene. Prices are the lowest anywhere. Located 5 1/2 hours north of the Bay Area, equidistant between Redding and the Pacific Ocean, it serves meditators seeking solitude in nature and artists practicing their craft.

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Anubhuti Meditation & Retreat Center
820 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949

Anubhuti Meditation and Retreat Center provides an environment of spiritual hospitality. We invite people from all walks of life and of all faiths to explore the inner values and strengths that enable them to lead fulfilling and productive lives. We offer weekend residential retreats, workshops, one day retreats, and weekly classes in spiritual awareness, meditation and the practical application of spirituality.

The Retreat Center sits on top of a hill near the San Francisco Bay. Surrounded by protected open space, water and a nature preserve, it has a full 360° degree view. The vistas create a perfect standpoint to see the inner viewpoints within the self. Accommodation at the retreat center is comprised of shared bedrooms set among landscaped gardens with spectacular views of the Bay, Novato creek and the rolling hills of Marin County.

Anubhuti offers a variety of retreats as well as classes, workshops, and programs . Courses in Meditation are offered as well as a variety of workshops and programs.

Topics include Positive Thinking, Stress Free Living, Self Managing Leadership and Self Esteem. Attending one of these offerings provides an opportunity to spend time in the spiritual and tranquil environment of Anubhuti Meditation and Retreat Center and enjoy hearing from experienced meditation teachers.

All the retreats are led by experienced facilitators and teachers of meditation. They give their time freely to help others see the inner changes which are necessary to cultivate a deeper contentment, and a greater joy, in an often chaotic world. Our retreats offer relevant ways for people to explore and understand their own spirituality.

Each retreat is an opportunity to explore the deepest insights into the true nature of our being, review the purpose of our life, and to learn practical methods to sustain calm and clarity in everyday living. Weekend meditation retreats offer a spiritual oasis, while gatherings of specific professional groups are sensitively designed to explore spiritual values and their application in the workplace.

Anubhuti, meaning “to experience,”
is located 25 miles north of San Francisco in Marin County.
This meditation and retreat center is operated by the Brahma Kumaris.


Skyline Harvest: An Eco-Contemplative Center

The Earth is a communion of subjects to be revered, not a collection of objects to be exploited. Thomas Berry, Geologian

Skyline is unique as a retreat center. Here, among the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, we live and work throughout the year.

We invite you to enjoy the solitude of our 200 acres of forestland; to participate in workshops, earth celebrations and dialogue.

Come to Skyline for a personal retreat, an event for your group or a private consultation with Diane. We can comfortably accommodate a group of 12 people using both our Ranch House and Cabin. Our Hermitage is available for longer contemplative stays.

Leaders: Diane Pendola is an Enneagram teacher, Gestalt Awareness Practitioner, workshop leader, author and creator of the Lioness Tale Prison Project. With Teresa Hahn, contemplative and former Carmelite, she co-founded Skyline Harvest in 1988, a monastery without walls and without institutional boundaries.

Skyline Harvest provides a marvelous example of what it means “to stand under the spell of the Earth” in response to the calling to integrate human, natural and spiritual wisdoms. - Raimon Panikkar, Intercultural Philosopher


BLACK MOUNTAIN PRESERVE and RETREAT CENTER is located in the Russian River area of Sonoma County and offers reasonably-priced group retreat facilities for up to 125 participants. Our center hosts many diverse groups such as yoga/health practitioners, university choirs, leadership trainers, permaculture designers, spiritual teachers and retreats, family reunions.


The Black Mountain Center is nestled amongst 485 acres of coastal redwood and oak woodlands with hilltop meadows, ocean views and creeks, all easily accessible by wide paths or deer trails. We are committed to keeping Black Mountain Preserve and Retreat Center a pristine wildlife and forest area.


Our facilities include several indoor meeting rooms, a large performing arts space, a meditation room, library, and outdoor spaces -- sunny picnic spots or shaded meeting areas, all with woodland views. A firepit for evening get-togethers is usable all year. The lodgings range from private rooms to spacious shared sleeping areas. Wireless internet is available. We are a 100% non-smoking facility.
Daily Rates include 3 meals and snacks.

Manzanita Rooms: $48-50
Tara House: $70-90
Tara House Suite: $160
Meeting Rooms: $15-40

No charge for children 5 years and under.
Reservations Manager

Tel: 707.632.5629

23125 Fort Ross Road, Cazadero, CA 95421

Black Mountain Center is owned and operated by the Padmasambhava Peace Institute, a 501(c)3 educational non-profit.


EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Road,
Petaluma, CA 94952


Welcome to EarthRise at IONS
Conferences, Workshops & Retreats — bring yours or attend ours!

EarthRise Retreat Center at the Institute of Noetic Sciences is a lovely, semi-rural retreat center for multi-day group retreats nestled among the rolling hills of Petaluma, CA. The Retreat Center’s Conscious Living Workshop Program offers its own transformative weekends with inspiring thinkers. Gather in groups for art exhibits, book readings, workshops, retreats and conferences. The campus is a place where science and spirituality meet for your renewal and retreat.

We have accommodations for up to 120 people in 5 buildings on campus, double or single occupancy, and for couples as well. Nearly all rooms share bathrooms in each building, with two to four rooms. There's a kitchen in the lodging area for coffee and tea at all times. Lodging is close to nature and beautiful vistas.

Numerous meeting spaces welcome both formal and informal gatherings. Five indoor meeting rooms accommodate groups of 5 to 120 and can easily be configured for yoga and movement activities. All indoor spaces are air-conditioned and heated.

Dining: The dining hall provides seating for groups of up to 120, with outdoor garden dining available most of the year. Local ingredients are the inspiration for our cooking and include luscious organic fruits and vegetables from our permaculture garden.

Campus Offerings: The IONS EarthRise Retreat Center is housed on 194 acres of beautiful rolling hills where hiking trails meander through pristine native live oak woodlands, and the surrounding open space offers panoramic vistas of the California landscape and sacred spots for quiet contemplation. Enjoy the inviting Books and Gift Shop or sit on the deck under the oaks with a friend and a glass of wine.


14598 Sheveland Road Middletown,CA 95461


888.428.5189 (toll free)

A beautiful setting for seminars, gatherings and personal retreats, Four Springs offers seclusion at the end of a country road, on 280 acres of woods just north of the Napa Valley. All of our clear, refreshing water comes from natural springs on the retreat.

Four Springs is intentionally small in scale and close to nature.
Facilities include a 7-bedroom lodge with commercial kitchen, dining room and a large living room, 15 cabins, library, conference room, meditation building, art studio and pool. The bedrooms in our lodge and cabins provide single and double occupancy housing for up to 50 guests.
There are hiking trails through 280 acres of woods graced with natural springs and Hoodoo Creek.

Groups can do their own cooking
, or we can offer food service to groups as small as 10. There is a separate kitchen and dining area for those on personal retreat.

We also offer programs that integrate religious wisdom, spirituality and depth psychology. Our primary resources are the life and teachings of Jesus and the work of C.G. Jung, together with other traditions that illumine the life of the soul:

Four Springs was established in 1956
by the founders of the Guild for Psychological Studies, Elizabeth Boyden Howes, Sheila Moon and Luella Sibbald. It has become a sacred place for generations of seekers whose spiritual work has shaped Four Springs and been nourished by it.

We welcome your discovery of this remarkable place, known by people around the world as an inspirational setting for reflection, study and personal transformation.

Old Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057

Telephone: 760-757-3651, ext. 146

Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center is located only four miles from the Pacific Ocean and offers the peace and quiet that sooths souls and renews spirits. Simple lodging, delicious meals and 56 acres of beautiful grounds will provide amply space to relax in God’s arms for prayer and reflection.

We offer Private and Directed Retreats.
For Directed Retreats we have Spiritual Direction with experienced directors who will be spiritual companions while you are here.

Facilities include

  • Retreat Center with day and overnight programs for spiritual renewal
  • Multi-function meeting spaces
  • Cemetery open to all people
  • Mission Gift Shop,
  • Historic Church and interpretive Museum

Lodging: Overnight lodging is available for up to 100 guests in comfortable, modest rooms with European restroom facilities.

Our meeting rooms accommodate up to 120 with custom set-ups and current technology, including free wireless internet service.The Retreat Center's hospitality extends to local, regional and national groups whose purposes are compatible with the Mission's philosophy.

Dining & Banquet Services
Meals are served buffet style in the dining room (100 capacity). Outdoor and patio seating is also available for socials and special dinners. Our professional staff is here to serve you and takes pride in continuing the Franciscan tradition of heritage and hospitality.

Outdoor Facilities: The 56-acre campus offers many outdoor areas for meditation and relaxation. They include a swimming pool, basketball/volley ball court, gardens and pavilion

We look forward to hosting your next event.


The Glen Ivy Center

The Glen Ivy Center provides a unique opportunity for relaxation, rejuvenation and spiritual renewal. Situated on 60+ acres adjacent to The Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa and the Cleveland National Forest, this retreat appeals to both the nature lover and the spa lover.

Personal Retreats

Whether you sit by a lively creek, meditate under a 600-year old Oak tree, stroll through organic orchards, or hike through the hills to discover wildflowers and majestic mountain views, the nurturing quality of this sacred land offers a sanctuary of peace throughout the year.

If you prefer a quiet day of refuge, you can enjoy an Attunement, a book from our library and a leisurely nap in one of our comfortably appointed historic rooms. All this plus much more at reasonable rates.

Group Retreats

The Glen Ivy Center facilities are available for events, seminars and meetings for groups whose emphasis is spiritual or personal development. Various meeting rooms are well equipped to fit your needs.

For availability, rates and reservations please call 951-277-8701.

The Glen Ivy Center
25005 Glen Ivy Road
Corona, CA 92883


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VT Ranch
Castiac, CA

Welcome to VT Ranch

Welcome to VT Ranch, Southern California’s #1 destination for your groups next retreat. Nestled on 200 acres in the Santa Clarita Valley and only a short drive from Los Angeles, the ranch is a convenient setting for groups seeking to learn, share and bond.

Our event staff has a long history working with groups to achieve a successful outcome by providing exciting activities, highly skilled staff, wonderful food and programming within budget.

Our event planning team will work with your organization to develop a dynamic and effective program that includes our high ropes course, zip line tour, climbing wall, low ropes course, initiative areas, large field, swimming pools, and meeting rooms. Our site can accommodate groups as small as 10 and up to 500 participants.

From one-day field trips to week-long overnights, VT Ranch hosts a variety of programs that meet the curricular and communal goals of organizations, teachers and group leaders. Call VT Ranch today to plan your groups next event.

For more information, please fill out the short inquiry form below.

The Venue at Camp Indian Hills
Calistoga, CA

Welcome to The Venue at Camp Indian Hills

This facility is set up for private parties and events. Minimum occupancy is 20 persons per night. Maximum occupancy is 150 persons per night in bungalows and tent camping.

For more information, please fill out the short inquiry form below.

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Welcome to Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Elevate your meetings at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, an upscale full-service conference facility located in central California Sierra, adjacent to Yosemite National Park and a short drive from the Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

Tenaya Lodge is a four-diamond mountain resort in the High Sierra, that specializes in creating inspiring meetings. Our dedicated sales and conference services staff, and more than 15,000 square feet of interior meeting space, multiple outdoor function areas and themed catering options will set the stage for your success. With the just-completed expansion of our LEED Certified Conference Facilities, Tenaya Lodge has upgraded what was an already impressive venue for groups, continuing education conferences, association meetings, corporate retreats, incentive trips and religious/faith based gatherings,

Tenaya Lodge is a premier Yosemite meeting mountain resort with 297 rooms and suites, plus the new Cottages at Tenaya Lodge, an array of on-site resort amenities, five restaurants, Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge and unforgettable group activities and teambuilding options. Tenaya offers all-season recreation ranging from hiking, biking, swimming, skating and skiing, to the alpine serenity of the new Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge. Great dining options at our classic hotel range from casual to candlelit.


Wilshire Blvd Temple Camps

Welcome to Wilshire Blvd Temple Camps

We have three separate facilities on one campus. Camp Hess Kramer is the lower camp holding up to 350 people in cabins and rooms. Gindling Hilltop Camp is a beautiful camp overlooking the Pacific ocean. Very private and can accommodate up to 180 people. The Steve Breuer Conference Center is on the campus of Camp Hess Kramer and hold up to 60 people in rooms with private baths and linens.

Camp Conrad-Chinnock
4700 Jenks Lake Road, East
Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

Welcome to Camp Conrad-Chinnock

7,000 feet above the city lies Camp Conrad-Chinnock, a beautiful camp nestled among the tall pines of the Barton Flats Recreation Area within the San Bernardino Mountains.
The views are spectacular, the air is fresh and clean, the stars are bright, and the staff is friendly and helpful. Being accredited by the American Camping Association assures Camp Conrad-Chinnock attendees that they will receive the highest standards and outstanding service.

For more information, please fill out the short inquiry form below.

Highland Springs Resort and Conference Center

10600 Highland Springs Ave
Cherry Valley, CA 92223

(951) 845-1151

We’d like to invite you to visit Highland Springs Resort, the first registered historical landmark in Riverside County, which has welcomed guests since 1884.

Highland Springs Resort is a secluded property that spans 2400 acres, located 90 minutes east of Los Angeles, and 30 minutes west of Palm Springs. The resort is comprised of an organic farm (Southern California’s largest certified organic lavender farm), a fine dining restaurant, and an 88-room resort. Over the past century we’ve had more than a few historical figures visit the property, including Wyatt Earp, Albert Einstein and Ernest Hemingway. Our resort amenities include a saline swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, basketball & volleyball courts, hiking trails and farm animals. Come discover the best kept secret of the Inland Empire.


  • Cottage: Organic cotton bedding, separate entrances, scenic rose garden, free wireless internet, hard wood floors, antique furniture
  • Deluxe Inn: Large rooms, views of lavender field, free wireless internet
  • Spanish Courtyard Suites: Large rooms, original building of the resort, free wireless internet,Hard wood floors, antique furniture, high vaulted ceilings

Today, visitors are welcomed year-round for retreats, weddings and numerous festivals.


Wonder Valley Ranch Resort & Conference Center

6450 Elwood Rd
Sanger, CA 93657

Welcome to Wonder Valley Ranch Resort & Conference Center

Wonder Valley Ranch Resort
is an ideal venue for family reunions, friends, classmates or military personnel, or for a business, non-profit or church retreat. With plenty of shady spots on our 75 acres to sit and talk, catching up on old times or planning for your organization's bright future will be easy at Wonder Valley.

Wonder Valley offers our Lakeshore Lodge, a large multi-purpose room, or many smaller meeting rooms that are the perfect size for small groups. We also offer several outdoor meeting areas under the mature Oaks and Sycamores, as well as our Legacy Lodge.

Nestled in the beautiful Sierra Foothills east of Fresno and just below Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks, Wonder Valley is a unique facility that has blended the original ranch's western flavor with the comfort of modern accommodations and conference facilities. The abundance of on-site recreational activities makes this property an ideal choice for groups of all interests and ages.


Camp Sierra
52050 Huntington Lake Road
Big Creek, CA 93605

Welcome to Camp Sierra

Nestled in the pines, surrounded by a recreational wonderland, is a place to get away from it all.
Camp Sierra is located at an elevation of 4800’ between Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake in a mixed pine, fir, and oak forest.

Accommodating up to 200 guests in a variety of lodging, Camp Sierra offers groups a multi-use facility including large grassy areas, chapel, outdoor amphitheater, hiking, swimming, basketball, horseshoes, volleyball, a large outdoor dining/BBQ area, dining hall, large meeting hall, and a camp store.


Camp Newman Retreat Center
4088 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Welcome to
Camp Newman Retreat Center

Reward your group and yourself with an affordable retreat center in the heart of Napa Valley
In one hour, you can bring your group together in the relaxed setting offered by the Camp Newman Retreat Center. Take a trip out to the beautiful wine country of California, where there are endless possibilities to strengthen relationships and create lifetime memories.

From the moment you step from your car, you notice the quiet. All you can hear are the sounds of nature. No horns, no sirens, no planes overhead. It is amazing what a little peace and quiet can do when you need to tackle today's tough challenges. Due to the fantastic weather of the region, we have a multitude of outdoor gathering spaces as well as plenty of indoor space. There are over 500 acres to explore.


    Camp Ocean Pines

    1473 Randall Drive
    Cambria, CA 93428

    Welcome to Camp Ocean Pines
    Relax, renew, soak up the serenity

    A beautiful 13-acre sanctuary tucked away on the central coast of California. We invite you to set aside your worldly cares and experience its magic. Feel the ocean breezes gently caress your face. Feast your eyes on majestic sunsets. Listen to the playful banter of squirrels in the pines and seals on the rocks. Relax and let your spirits soar.

    Over the years, Ocean Pines has hosted numerous board meetings, retreats, educational programs, workshops, and children’s camps. We strive to support the needs and desires of our guests in every possible way. Many individuals and groups report life-changing experiences in these unspoiled surroundings.

    Nestled in a lovely pine forest overlooking the sea, our camp is an ideal retreat location for groups of 30-100. Conduct meetings in 4 unique lodges. Guests dine in the ocean-view lodge & stay in straw bale cabins, each with bathroom. Guests bring towels & bedding.


    Camp Mountain Chai
    (Alpine Meadows Retreats)

    42900 Jenks Lake Rd.
    Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

    Welcome to Camp Mountain Chai

    Nestled in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, Alpine Meadows is the perfect site for affordable group retreats of all kinds. Alpine Meadows offers fresh air, mountain vistas, gorgeous wooded acreage, personalized service and the best facilities around.

    Located just two hours from Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County and 90 minutes from
    Palm Springs, you will feel a million miles away
    at Alpine Meadows, but we're close enough for an easy getaway for your group of 20 to 400 people!


    Seven Circles Retreat Center
    49496 Hwy 245
    Badger, CA 93603

    Web Site:

    Call: (559) 337-0211

    The mission of Seven Circles Retreat is to provide a secluded and comfortable space where people can gather for spiritual renewal, personal growth, and an opportunity to work together.


    Accomodations: Situated on 24 acres of oak and manzanita forest, Seven Circles has ten carpeted bedrooms, each with its own newly remodeled bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. Sheets, blankets, towels, shampoo and soap are provided. Rooms have adjustable heaters and ceiling fans.

    Meeting Spaces: There are four indoor and three outdoors meeting spaces
    The Lodge:The main dining hall
    The Yurt: A 30 feet diameter round meeting hall
    Creekside Room: An intimate meeting room
    Longhouse:A meeting and living space

    Meal set-up in The Lodge is in tables of 8 or other configurations. Service is buffet or family-style. In warm weather, outdoor picnic tables can be used.

    Visit us at Seven Circles Retreat Center for…

    •group, family, and personal retreats
    •marriage or couple retreats
    •youth and children’s programs
    •religious retreats (e.g, christian, catholic, church youth groups, etc.)
    •workshops and training sessions
    •executive or board retreats
    •overnight guests

    Access our highlighted retreat center page here


    Tuolumne Trails

    22988 Ferretti Road
    Groveland, CA 95321

    Welcome to Tuolumne Trails

    Surroundings: Tuolumne Trails is located on 80 acres of rolling foothills in the beautiful California Sierra, just off Highway 120 near Groveland, California. Tuolumne Trails is just 26 miles from the entrance of Yosemite National Park, which offers additional site-seeing, biking, and hiking opportunities.

    Accomodations: We want everyone to enjoy our facilities; Tuolumne Trails is accessible for persons with disabilities. Much of the camp is wheelchair accessible, including wheelchair-accessible hiking trails. Most paths are graded for safe wheelchair access with raised decking between the cabins, encouraging independent and safe use by every guest. There are sleeping accommodations for at least 72 people in beautiful new log cabins with all the amenities.


    Redwood Glen
    100 Wright Drive
    Loma Mar, CA 94021

    Welcome to Redwood Glen

    Surroundings: Nestled in the scenic coastal redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains between San Francisco and Santa Cruz, Redwood Glen is the perfect location for your group's next retreat, conference, summer camp, or training event.

    Known for delicious food and helpful staff, Redwood Glen offers a range of opportunities throughout the year. We can host up to 192 people.

    Contact us to discover more about our facilities, rates, overnight accommodations, programs, summer camps and much, much more!

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    "Deer Springs preserves the natural environment. Looking out on the forest and hills is relaxing and causes one to reflect on the beauty of God's creation."
    UCI student and Visitor
    Situated on 40 lush acres in the majestic mountains of Southern California, bordering the San Bernardino National Forest and only minutes from Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear. At DeerSprings, we are very pleased to welcome our guests to a lovely retreat center, with a fantastic view and untouched beauty.

    People of all ages immerse themselves in the quiet beauty of this natural setting. With 2 furnished mountain cabins and a large meeting room, our accommodations will comfortably suit all your relaxation, recreation and spiritual needs.
    In all seasons, the view is breathtaking!
    Deer Springs Mountain Retreat currently has two furnished and cozy cabins: Whitney and The Cove, along with our meeting room, The Rock. Each cabin has its own fully equipped kitchen, so you can prepare your own meals or our catering staff can provide them for you. The cabins also have a fireplace, as well as indoor bathrooms, TV/VCR’s and beautiful architecture. The homey atmosphere of each cabin brings that family feeling to any retreat. The Cove comfortably sleeps up to 30 people and Whitney sleeps up to 30 as well. The Cove provides all the linens and bedding for more convenience. Altogether the cabins sleep a total of 60 people. A meeting room, The Rock, is also available for all your conference, retreat or family gatherings.

    Our rates are the best, or we'll meet or beat any price!

    Info/Reservations: 714-269-3989

    or email us at

    More details on our website -

    Retreat Location: 31675 Highway 330, Running Springs, CA 92382


    A Monastery of the Order of Saint Benedict

    650 Benet Hill Rd.
    Oceanside, CA 92058

    (760) 967-4200 x 200

    ALTHOUGH THE BENEDICTINE MONKS OF PRINCE OF PEACE ABBEY have been in the diocese of San Diego since only 1958, they are members of an uninterrupted tradition of more than one thousand four hundred years in the Church— a tradition of monks who seek God through worship and prayer, work and community life.


    On Tuesdays or Thursdays we can host a directed or non-directed Day of Recollection for a group of ten to thirty persons. A group may choose to bring in its own speaker, or it may ask ahead of time to have one of our monks serve as the speaker. A group may keep its own schedule, respecting, however, that we serve lunch from 12 Noon to 12:30 P.M.

    Groups bringing in their own speaker: $15 per person
    - Groups requesting a monk as a speaker: $20 per person
    - Fee payments only in cash or by check.


    Groups or individual persons may reserve time and space for their own retreat programs at the monastery. Those on retreat may attend prayers and Mass in the monastery church, or they may keep their own schedule, respecting, however, the monastery’s schedule for serving meals.

    Fees (Covering both Rooms and Meals)
    - Weekends (Friday-Sunday) $65 per night per person.
    - Weekdays (between Monday and Friday)— if staying only one night— $65 per person.
    - Weekdays (between Monday and Friday)— if staying two or more nights— $50 per night per person.
    - Fee payments only in cash or by check.


    All rooms have twin-size beds, private baths, a desk and a lamp. Some rooms have an outdoor patio as well. Eighteen rooms have one bed each, and thirteen rooms have two beds each. We can host forty-four overnight guests. Two rooms are fully equipped for wheelchairs.


    Without further fees, overnight groups may reserve use of the various conference rooms, the wooden chapel, the gift shop, library, prayer walk (Outdoor Stations of the Cross).

    The chapel supplies (liturgical vessels, vestments, candles, altar cloths, altar breads, altar wine) are available only for use by Catholics.

    Two dining rooms are available: one of them is usually reserved for those who wish to eat in silence.

    Please telephone or e-mail us to make a reservation!

    (760) 967-4200 extension 248



    Spirit Mountain Retreat is
    nestled in the San Jacinto Mountains in Southern California’s San Bernardino National Forest.
    Once here you will find natural beauty, pleasant accommodations and a warm and nurturing environment that helps awaken you to your inner story and its power to take you into a larger story.

    Spirit Mountain Retreat is a non-denominational spirituality and meditation center where guests of all ages and spiritual paths nourish their desire for silence, solitude and reflection.
    The center is a safe place for individuals to develop/ deepen a spiritual practice, heal spiritual-religious wounds, explore life transitions, release patterns of limitation and suffering, cultivate compassion and seek their work in the world.
    Spirit Mountain Retreat offers guided meditation, mindfulness
    practice, peaceful rest, spiritual counseling, small group retreat
    and programs.
    Come for an overnight or for a day, for a week or a weekend or for an extended sabbatical.


    Mercy Center Burlingame
    300 Adeline Drive
    Burlingame CA 94010
    (650) 340-7474

    Mercy Center opened in 1981 in what had been the novitiate for the Sisters of Mercy, Burlingame Region. From its beginning, Mercy Center attracted people who were seeking a deeper life with God, and the hospitality of the sisters on staff made Mercy Center a spiritual home for many in the Bay Area and beyond. As programs were developed and word of the gifts of Mercy Center spread, people came looking for training in spiritual direction, to learn about meditation, to make a retreat, or to hold a meeting in a place of peace.
    Retreats and Programs

    Mercy Center is known worldwide for its pioneering work in spiritual direction, Taize prayer and East-West meditation. Other popular programs include Centering Prayer training, Men’s Retreats, programs in Spanish and a monthly Speaker Series. A complete calendar of our offerings can be found at

    Meeting Space

    We are a meeting place for nonprofit organizations and other groups seeking a tranquil setting for their conference or retreat. Although we are a retreat center in the Catholic tradition, Mercy Center welcomes groups of diverse faiths and cultural backgrounds who appreciate our contemplative environment.

    We offer meeting rooms, overnight and dining accommodations. Our meeting rooms comfortably serve groups of varying sizes and space needs, from four to 250 people. Available facilities include an auditorium, large gathering rooms, and several more intimate breakout rooms.
    Environment and Amenities

    Located on thirty-nine acres of mature oaks and lovingly tended grounds, we offer soothing gardens and beautiful walking trails. Ten minutes from San Francisco International Airport, and five minutes from Millbrae BART, we are conveniently located for national and international visitors. Overnight accommodations include 90 bedrooms in a quiet and informal community setting.

    Call 650.340.7454

    or Email for more information


    ...located one block south of the 10 Freeway in Los Angeles, between the Crenshaw and Arlington exits.

    Peace Labyrinth & Gardens is a place where people can be in retreat without leaving the city of Los Angeles.
    Come and walk the hand-carved stone outdoor labyrinth, find peace and quiet in the meditation garden, or chant the names of God in the Sacred Tones Workshop.

    People from many walks of life find Peace Labyrinth and Gardens an ideal spot for personal recharging and for group activities.

    There are also evening and weekend classes focused on the teachings of the Spiritual Heart through the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA), including classes on the benefits of walking the labyrinth.

    The Labyrinth and Gardens and MSIA are dedicated to Soul Transcendence, which is becoming aware of yourself as a Soul and as one with God, not as a theory but as a living reality.
    Labyrinths are a kind of archetypal design that have been in existence for hundreds of years as part of mystical and religious traditions and cultures throughout the world.

    The meditation garden offers sanctuary to reflect and recharge in natural beauty with the sounds of water all around.

    For information, please contact us at:
    (323) 737-4055 ext. 124 , or email us at


    Welcome to Los Gatos Lodge

    129 guest rooms with private balconies or patios. We offer standad guest rooms with one queen bed, one king bed or two double beds. We also offer two-room suites with fireplaces, microwaves, and either one or two double beds.

    An Executive Suite and Kitchenette Studios are also available. All Rooms have mini refrigerators, in-room coffee, hair dryers, iron and ironing board, expanded cable with HBO and ESPN and free wireless internet access


    San Damiano is located 30 miles east of San Francisco in Danville, California on 55 acres of wooded hillside. The peace and beauty of our gardens and spacious grounds offer an environment where people of all faiths can reflect and meditate. Since 1961 followers of St. Francis have been offering contemporary programmed retreats, private retreats, as well as opportunities for religious, non-profit or business groups to utilize the facility for retreats, conferences and workshops.
    For more info, visit our web site at:

    Call (925) 837-9141


    Sequoia Resort
    50616 Hwy 245
    Badger, CA 93603


    Sequoia Resort is located in the beautiful foothills of California‘s Sierra Nevada mountains just 30 minutes drive from King’s Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. Your group will have exclusive use of 377 acres of beautiful Sierra property with trails through pine and oak trees and a lake for swimming and boating.

    The 4 guest homes feature local artists' work and are fully furnished with bed linens, towels and amenities.

    • Lakeview Home
      An incredibly spacious with stylish contemporary furnishings, an interesting designer book collection, and an expansive deck with a fabulous view over the lake.
    • Artists' Studio
      A spacious studio cabin with a minimalistic style aesthetic and a deck with a fabulous view over the lake.
    • Family Retreat
      An expansive and family-oriented home with a deck overlooking the vast property.
    • Creekside Home
      An incredibly spacious home with cozy furnishings and a deck overlooking the property next to Badger Creek.

    Dining: The buffet meals are designed with you and feature fresh produce and home made desserts.

    Activities: Sequoia Resort is a 30-minute drive from the entrance to Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Parks with the world-famous Sequoia trees and a variety of activities - hiking, rock climbing, Hume Lake, Boyden Cavern and winter sports including snowshoeing and dog sledding.

    We welcome: 12 Step / Addiction / Recovery, Arts / Crafts, Business, Church / Faith / Religious, Dance / Theater, Educational, Families, Health / Healing, Lesbian / Gay, Meditation Groups, Mens Groups, Music, Nature / Adventure, Non-profit, Peace / Justice, Personal Development Groups, Reunions, Silent, Weddings, Womens Groups, Writing, Yoga Groups, Youth Groups


    Sierra Friends Center
    13075 Woolman Lane
    Nevada City, CA

    phone: (530) 273-3183.

    Our mission is to steward diverse learning communities and educational programs that weave together spirituality, peace, sustainability and social action. Our lives and work embody a vision for peace and justice achieved through learning and service.



    14011 Rices Crossing Rd.
    North San Juan, California

    Phone: 5302095059

    We host a variety of meditation retreats, workshops and silent retreats, led by experienced teachers. From Raja yoga and Kriya yoga intensive retreats, to Vedic astrology workshops, our community of practitioners offer a range of insights into the path of spiritual awakening.

    The Ojai Retreat: 160 Besant Road • Ojai, California 93023

    Phone: 805.646.2536 •

    Ojai Retreat is a haven of beauty and tranquility nestled on a five-acre hilltop. Ojai bed and breakfast last minute deal! It offers twelve guestrooms, both in the Main House and in cottages, with a delicious organic breakfast being served seven days a week. Most guestrooms have a private garden or patio, many with spectacular views. All rooms are TV-free and telephone-free, although the whole property has free wireless internet. All rooms have a refrigerator and microwave. As an educational retreat center, Ojai Retreat also offers two beautiful outdoor event venues. The Main House offers two conference rooms, which contain books on spirituality and philosophy, as well as books by local Ojai authors.

    Ojai Retreat is ideal for individual and couple getaways, writer’s and artist’s workshops, as well as conferences, retreats and weddings.

    Ojai Retreat is located five minutes from downtown Ojai and 20 minutes from Ventura and the Pacific Ocean. California's Ojai Retreat is an easy drive from Los Angeles, Orange County, and Santa Barbara.

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    Retreat Agape Perris CA 951-500-3272
    Rivers Bend Retreat Philo CA 707-895-3990 Conferences, retreats
    Rosicrucian Fellowship
    Oceanside CA 760-757-6600
    Ruach Ha'Aretz Berkeley CA 510-549-0441 Jewish
    Rudramandir Berkeley CA 510-486-8700 A Center for Spirituality and Healing
    Sacred Heart Retreat Camp Big Bear Lake CA 909-866-5696
    Sacred Heart Retreat House Alhambra CA 626-289-1353
    Sacred Space Healing and Retreat Center Anderson Springs CA 800-914-6360 Holistic Health
    Sacred Space Yoga Sanctuary Berkeley CA 510-486-8700 Kundalini MahaYoga
    Saint Andrew's Abbey Valyermo CA 805-944-2178 Catholic/Benedictine
    Saint Anthony Retreat Center Three Rivers CA 209-561-4595 Catholic/Franciscan
    Saint Francis Retreat Center San Juan Bautista CA 831-623-4234 Catholic/Franciscan retreat center
    San Damiano Retreat Danville CA 925-837-9141 Catholic/Franciscan
    San Diego Spiritual Retreat Center
    Julian CA 619-993-7876
    San Franciso Zen Center Conference & Retreats San Francisco CA 415-354-0395 Zen
    San Lorenzo Friary Santa Ynez CA -
    Santa Sabina Center San Rafael CA 415-457-7727 Catholic/Dominican
    Saratoga Springs Retreat Center Upper Lake CA 707-275-9503
    Serra Retreat Center Malibu CA 310-456-6631 Catholic/Franciscan
    Seven Circles Retreat Center Badger CA 559-337-0211
    Shasta Abbey Mount Shasta CA 530-926-4208
    Shasta Lakehouse Lakehead CA 530-238-8886
    Shepard’s Ranch Whitmore
    CA 530-472-1830 Christian
    Silent Stay Retreats Napa CA 707-474-4833 Interdenomination
    Silver Springs Mountain Retreat Hayfork CA 707-496-8840
    Simple Peace Retreats & Silent Stay Spring Grove CA 415-670-9538 Meditation retreats
    Skyline Harvest
    Camptonville CA 530-288-0308 Eco Contemplative Center
    Sonoma Mountain Zen Center Santa Rosa CA 707-545-8105 Host group retreats
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center Woodacre CA 415-488-0164 Buddhism
    Spiritual Ministry Center San Diego CA 619-224-9444 Catholic/Religious of the Sacred Heart
    St. Agnes Spiritual Life Center San Francisco CA 415-487-8560
    St. Anthony Retreat Center Three Rivers CA 209-561-4595
    St. Clare's Retreat Soquel CA 831-423-8093
    St. Columba Retreat House Inverness CA 415-669-1039
    St. Francis House San Francisco CA 415-824-0288 Episcopal
    St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church Simi Valley CA 805-526-5141 Episcopal
    St. Helena's Orthodox Retreat Camp Leona Valley CA 661-270-0129
    St. Joseph's Salesian Youth Renewal Center Rosemead CA 626-280-8622
    St. Mary’s Retreat House Santa Barbara CA 805-682-4117 Episcopal/Holy Nativity
    St. Mary's Seminary Santa Barbara CA 805-966-4829 Congregation of the Mission, "Vincentians" Roman Catholic
    Stanford Sierra Conference Center Fallen Leaf CA 530-541-1244 Host 25 to 180 conference guests
    Sunburst Sanctuary Buellton CA 805-736-6528 Meditation for all faiths
    The Bishop's Ranch Healdsburg CA 707-433-2440 Episcopal/Benedictine
    The Carmelite House of Prayer Oakville CA 707-944-2454 Catholic/Carmelite
    The Center for Conscious Living Fountain Valley CA 714-968-4202
    The Expanding Light Nevada City CA 800-346-5350 Ananda Yoga and Meditation
    The Glen Ivy Center Corona CA 951-277-8701 The Emissaries
    The Healing Tree Holistic Center Laytonville CA 707-984-7160
    The Lilac Center for Healing and Enlightenment Vacaville CA 888-202-3163
    The Marianist Retreat and Conference Center Cupertino CA 408-253-6279 Catholic/Marianist
    The Pepper Tree Retreat and Education Center Ojai CA 877-355-5986 All are welcome
    The Pickford House Cambria CA 805-927-8619 Host small groups
    The Sequoia Retreat Center
    Ben Lomond CA 510-508-5383 Interdenominational
    The Shadhiliyya Spiritual Retreat Center Pope Valley CA 877-720-8143 Sufism
    The Union Hotel - Retreat Center LaPorte CA 530-675-2860
    Threshold Society Watsonville CA 831-685-1613 Spiritual, Sufi
    Trinity Lake Resort - Forever Resorts
    Trinity Center CA 530-286-2225 Open to All
    UCCR - Camp Sierra Big Creek CA 800-678-5102 Host 250 guests
    UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conf erence Center & Mountain Resort Lake Arrowhead CA 909-337-2478 Host groups of 10-200
    United Camps Conferences San Rafael CA 415-456-5102
    Valley Trails Camp Tarzana CA 661-257-0266
    Vallombrosa Center Menlo Park CA 650-325-5614
    Venture Retreat Pescadero CA 650-879-0618 SF Bay Area - overnight lodging for up to 20
    Veriditas at Grace Cathedral San Francisco CA 415-749-6358
    Villa Maria Del Mar Santa Cruz CA 831-475-1236
    Villa Maria House of Prayer La Habra CA 562-691-5838 Catholic/Sisters of Saint Joseph
    Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center Temecula CA 951-302-5571 Spiritual, group and quilting retreats
    Vina De Lestonnac Spirituality Center Temecula CA 909-302-5571
    Wellspring Renewal Center Philo CA 707-895-3893
    Westminster Retreat Alamo CA 800-678-5102 Open to all
    White Lotus Foundation Santa Barbara CA 8059641944 Yoga
    White Tara Sanctuary, Inc Quincy CA 530-283-3168 Eclectic Spiritual Community
    Williams Retreat in Big Bear Big Bear
    CA 800-817-3687
    Wonder Retreat Wonder Valley CA 760-361-3109
    Secluded Desert Retreat
    YMCA Camp Loma Mar - Pescadero Loma Mar CA 650-879-0223 San Francisco Bay Area
    Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center Mountain Center CA 951-659-5272 Buddhist
    Young Life Oakbridge Ramona CA 760-789-6980 Host retreats for groups of up to 200
    Zaca Lake Los Olivos CA 805-688-5699 Open to everyone
    Zimmer Retreat Center at Ramah Ojai Ojai CA 877-364-2323 Open to everyone
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