Average Cost: $$ - $$$
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The Center is located in the Santa Cruz mountains midway between Watsonville and Gilroy, atop Mount Madonna with a spectacular view of all Monterey Bay. Our 355 acres of open meadows and redwood forests include hiking trails, volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts, a small lake for swimming, a hot tub, a gymnasium for volleyball and basketball, and massage and herbal steambath facilities. HousingHousing is available in both rooms and in cabins.Rooms are in hotel-style buildings (no phones or TVs in rooms, however). Some rooms include a private bathroom with shower. Others have access to nearby shared (but private while in use) bathrooms and showers.Cabins are in a lovely grove of oak trees and have electricity and heat, but no plumbing. A separate restroom with flush toilets and private shower rooms is nearby. The cabins are a 12-minute walk up the hill above the lake.All beds are twin size.Mount Madonna Center tents, available from June 1 through October 31, are set up with 2 foam mattresses, but no bedding (bring own sleeping bag or other bedding), and have access to showers and privies.Level campsites, for personal tents, with good drainage and access to showers and privies, are available year round. Please be aware that we can receive significant amounts of rain from November through June.Various spots are available for your van, camper or other vehicle. Some have access to electricity, but no other hookups.
Average Cost: $$ - $$$
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Environment: Lake / Pond, Mountain, Rainforest, Rural, Woods
Special Needs: Allergies, Wheelchair Access
Restrictions: No Alcohol, No Drugs
Large solar panel installations on all major buildings providing all electricity. Composting. Recycling. Large organic garden for food and flowers. Passive as well as solar heating and cooling designs.
Language: English, Spanish
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Groups Served: 12 Step / Addiction / Recovery, Church / Faith / Religious, Dance / Theater, Educational, Health / Healing, Lesbian / Gay, Meditation Groups, Mens Groups, Non-profit, Peace / Justice, Personal Development Groups, Silent, Writing, Yoga Groups
Amenities: AV Service, Basketball Court, Biking trails, Carpet, Chapel / Temple, Fire Pit / Circle, Gardens / Outdoor Space, Hardwood / Tile (non-carpet), Hot Tub, Laundry Services, Massage Services, Meditation Hall, On-line / Internet Access, Spa Services, Swimming Pool / Lake, Tennis Court, Volleyball, Walking/ Hiking Trails, Wellness Services, Yoga Classes
Special Features: 355 acres on a mountaintop overlooking all of Monterey Bay. Daily free yoga classes. Arati ceremony of lights at the temple at 6:30 am and 6:00pm. Bodywork and ayurvedic massage. Herb shop. Bookstore. Cafe.
Technology and AV: All standard A/V provided.
Room Types: Cottage / Cabin, Dorm, Hotel, Tent
Some or all housing is single sex only.
Food: Vegetarian or Vegan Options
Meal Availability: Provided - All Meals
Reservation Criteria: Go to website, www.mountmadonna.org and click on "Rent Our Facilities" for lots of more specific information.
Retreat Contact: Brajesh
Phone: (408) 846-4009
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Mount Madonna Center
445 Summit RdWatsonville, CA 95076United States
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