Mount Madonna Center

Spiritual and personal growth. 355 acres overlooking Monterey Bay. Yoga, vegetarian meals, hiking, swimming, spa.

Mount Madonna Center The Conference Center, including the largest of four meeting spaces, accommodating up to 500 people, as well as hotel-style guest rooms and a large courtyard for outdoor gatherings. In the foreground is our small lake, for swimming and rowing. In the background is part of our great vista of all Monterey Bay. Other facilities include the Seminar House, Orchard House, and Assembly Room. Amenities include the hot tub, massage and other bodywork offerings, an herb shop, 355 acres of redwood-oak forest and meadows, lots of hiking trails, a large and beautiful garden, and volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts. Food service is strictly vegetarian, organic whenever possible, and always includes non-dairy and non-gluten options for people with those sensitivities.

Program offerings include a wide range pathways of personal growth. Yoga and Ayurveda are two primary foci, with many other options available, including programs by Adyashanti (Zen), Judith Lasater (Yoga), Angeles Arrien (universal wisdoms), James Baraz (Vipassana), Noah Levine (Buddhism), Beth Riley (movement), and many others.   Guest accommodations range from hotel-style rooms to rustic cabins like this one, and range from singles with/without private baths to doubles with/without private baths to triples to dormitories accommodating 4-7 people. Camping in a Center Tent or in one’s Own Tent, or staying in one’s own vehicle, are other options.

Retreat Location:
Watsonville, Northern California

Open All Year
408 846-4064

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