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Inn by the Sea
44850 Comptche Ukiah Road, POB 487, Mendocino, CA 95460
707-937-5615 or 800-331-8884 (Toll-Free)
Cuisine: Dine at the inn's vegan eatery "Ravens Restaurant".
Description: Nestled on a Mendocino Coast hillside, Stanford Inn, a Mendocino Resort, sits atop a meadow overlooking Mendocino Bay.
1130 McAndrew Road (P.O. Box 1560) Ojai, CA
805-646-4773 or 877-355-5986 (Toll-Free)
Cuisine: A vegetarian breakfast buffet with vegan options is offered
Description: Pepper Tree Retreat, an Ojai bed and breakfast
inn is the
former home of philosopher J. Krishnamurti, perhaps
Ojai's most famous resident.
Learn Vegan Cuisine
San Diego Spiritual Retreat Center, 5049 Highway 78, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070
Description: All guests receive recipe handouts. Learn how to make Vegan Cuisine.
Ivy Hot Springs
25000 Glen Ivy
Road, Corona, CA 92883
Cuisine: Some vegetarian & vegan options at their GOCO Cafe.
Springs Rd., Middletown, CA 95461
707-987-2477 or California toll-free:
Cuisine: Vegetarian options at all meals. Eclectic
cuisine often features organic produce from local
Description: Temporarily closed due to fire. One of the oldest and most beautiful hot springs
in California, Harbin Hot Springs is now operated
as a non-profit retreat and workshop center.
Cuisine: 100% raw, living foods or a mix of raw
and cooked foods or liquid diet including juices,
soups, super food smoothies; use locally grown
produce whenever possible.
Description: Offer a combination of a spiritual retreat and alternative, holistic healing therapies. Visits by appointment only.
521 Campbell Hot Springs Rd., Sierraville, CA
Cuisine: Although they do serve meat and fish entrees, there is always a vegetarian option
Description: Sierra Hot Springs is a non-profit retreat and
We Care Detox Spa and Spiritual Retreat
18000 Long Canyon Rd., Desert Hot Springs, CA
760-251-2261 or 800-888-2523 (Toll-Free):
Cuisine: Their program is an "all-liquid juice
fasting & detoxification
process. We Care Spa prepares a nutritious green salad for you to take on the plane or to eat prior to departure.
Description: Family-owned spa
and spiritual retreat.
Zen Mountain Center
39171 Tassajara Road, Carmel Valley ,
415-865-1899 (Summer Guest Season
Cuisine: Three vegetarian meals are served daily to overnight guests. Breakfast and dinner are family style. For lunch, guests may choose between eating in the dining room or making a “bag lunch” from a buffed.
Description: Soto Zen
Buddhist monastery which, from May through
August, Tassajara opens its gates for
workshops, retreats, guest practice,
work-study programs, and the quiet,
peaceful solitude of our mountain
Melru Lane, Escondido, CA 92026
Description: A 400-acre Buddhist
sanctuary providing a safe, secluded,
peaceful place to cultivate inner solidity
and clarity, under the guidance of their
teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh. " We welcome you
to come and practice with us, for a Day of
Mindfulness, for a few days a week or
Zen Mountain Center
58900 Apple Canyon
Road, Mountain Center, CA 92561
Description: Offer offer year round training in Zen Buddhism,
both residential and non-residential.
Abbey Buddhist Monastery
3724 Summit Drive,
Mount Shasta, CA 96067-9012
Cuisine: All meals are vegetarian (may include
dairy and egg).
Description: Throughout the year we offer a range of retreats that focus on the fundamentals of Buddhism, Buddhist Scriptures and Sutras, and aspects and questions arising out of contemporary practice.
Gulch Farm Zen Center
Highway, Muir Beach, CA 94965
415-383-3134 (Tue- Sat
9am-noon and 2-4pm; Sun 9-10 am. Hours vary
during retreat times).
Description: Afilliated with the San Francisco Zen Center.
Offer daily meditation, regular monastic retreats
and practice periods, classes, lectures, and
Vipassana Center | Dhamma Mahavana
P.O. Box 1167,
North Fork, CA 93643
Cuisine: Vegetarian. "If the diet is too
specialized or would interfere with meditation, we
might have to ask you to wait until you can be more
Description: 109 acre forested Buddhist center in the Sierra
foothills where the technique of Vipassana
meditation is taught and practiced. Ten day residential courses throughout the year.
of Medicine Buddha
5800 Prescott Rd.,
Soquel, CA 95073
Cuisine: 100% vegetarian cuisine "prepared fresh
daily by our team of dedicated chefs."
Description: Green certified non-profit retreat center located
in Santa Cruz County offering Buddhist classes and
retreats, and personal retreats.
Rock Meditation Center (Map)
5000 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Woodacre, CA
Description: Buddhist Vipassana Meditation, is at the heart of
all the activities at Spirit Rock. The Center hosts
a full program of ongoing classes, daylong
programs, and residential retreats.
Health Institute of San Diego
6970 Central Ave.,
Lemon Grove, CA 91945-3346
Cuisine: Servs live raw organic
vegetarian meals consisting of sprouts, greens,
fruits, vegetables, enzyme-rich rejuvelac (a
naturally fermented, nonalcoholic beverage) and
sauerkraut. Wheatgrass juice is consumed twice a day.
Description: OHI is a healing ministry of the Free Sacred
Trinity Church. People of all traditions are
welcome to participate in our integrated program
for mental, physical, spiritual and emotional
120 H Street, P.O.
Box 191, Blue Lake, CA 95525
Cuisine: Self serve. Upstairs guest room comes with
a kitchenette, basic cookware.
2025 McKain Street,
Calabasas, CA 91302-2317
Description: Retreats dedicated to health, fitness and
Box 463077, Escondido, CA 92046-3077
Cuisine: Mostly vegetarian, with vegan options.
Description: Escape to the original flagship Golden Door spa near San Diego, California, offering treatments and ideals rich in tradition, yet executed with a modern interpretation. Join us for a weeklong customized stay in this atmosphere of rare privacy, and achieve a deep, meaningful rapport with nature, enjoy the camaraderie of fellow guests, and discover a meaningful reconnection to your innermost self.
Day Spa Sanctuary
Highway, Freestone, CA 95472
Cuisine: Dine at nearby restuarants.
20601 West Paoli Lane, Weimar, CA
530-637-4111 or 888-370-8782 (Toll-Free)
Description: Seventh-day Adventist health & education
center offering the NEWSTART®18-day
courtesy of The Expanding
14618 Tyler Foote
Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959
530-478-7518 or 800-346-5350 (Toll-Free)
Description: We share the nonsectarian meditation practices
and yoga philosophy of Paramhansa Yogananda and his
direct disciple, Ananda's founder, Swami
Kriyananda. Give yourself a gift: unplug from busy-ness and recharge your spiritual batteries. Come almost any day of the year and stay as long as you like.
Paula Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
Cuisine: Vegetarian options.
Description: Their public and private programs, both in Ojai and
at other locations, offer individuals and groups of
all ages an opportunity to explore community, live
close to nature, find renewal, and mark significant
rites of passage through ceremony, quiet
reflection, and shared service.
445 Summit Road,
Watsonville, CA 95076
408-846-4064 (Monday-Thursday 9-5. Friday
9-5:30. Saturday 11-5. Sunday closed.)
Description: Mount Madonna Center is a conference and retreat
center located on 355 acres of mountain-top redwood
forest and grassland overlooking Monterey Bay,
between Santa Cruz and Monterey, in Northern
Ashram Yoga Farm
Lane, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-9322 or 800-469-9642 (Toll-Free)
Description: Yoga retreats based on the teachings of Swami