Sometimes all you need to realize your fullest potential is time and space.
A Personal Retreat is offered as a benefit to our Friends of Esalen and is a gift of self-care; an opportunity to do as much or as little as you like. They are available in our workshop catalog by advance notice searching the title A Time to Reflect.
Each day you are free to choose among Esalen’s unique gifts: our natural hot springs, daily movement and meditation classes, weekly evening programs, gourmet meals, and twenty-seven acres of spectacular grounds.
You could…dive into your next creative project or finish a work-in-progress. Meditate for hours in the streamside meditation roundhouse, volunteer in the farm and garden, or bring that stack of books you’ve always wanted to read. Treat yourself to a massage or other healing modality each and every day, or even twice a day.
Or, you could just…let your beingness be.
Nourish your mind, body, heart, and soul by treating yourself to the best of Esalen.
All-Inclusive Esalen Personal Retreat Fees (per person, per night)
|Standard Shared (2-3 people per room)||$220||$165|
|Premium Single (guaranteed single)||$475||$450|
|Premium Double (2 persons; priced per room)||$625||$600|
|Point House Single (Private)||$725||$650|
|South Point House Annex
(When booking South Point House, you can add this annex for up to 2 people.)
|Bunk Bed Shared (4 or more persons per room)||$140||$130|
Schedule Your Personal Retreat
Personal Retreats are available to Friends of Esalen (those who donate $50 or more to support Esalen’s mission), and are generally offered on short notice – 3-5 days in advance – except when announced in our eNews or on our website.
For advanced planning and reservations, please see our Time to Reflect workshops.
Make your Personal Retreat Reservation by calling 888-8-ESALEN (888-837-2536).
Personal Retreat rates are per day and per person unless otherwise noted. Rates include accommodations, three meals per day, breakfast and lunch on departure, and access to all Esalen amenities. They do not include accommodation tax.
Personal Retreat Cancellation Policy: If you cancel more than seven days before your Personal Retreat, a $75 processing fee will be charged for each cancellation (per person) and the remaining balance will be refunded.
If you cancel with less than 7 days notice, you will forfeit the price of one night's lodging (per person).