Certain meeting rooms are used as shared sleeping bag space and may be available for workshop participants with limited financial means. Should you choose sleeping bag accommodations, you are responsible for your own sleeping bag, blankets, pads, pillows, etc. Esalen provides towels and face cloths. Be aware that sleeping bag accommodations are coed, and several people may share a relatively small space. You may want to bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper or bothered by the sleep sounds of others. Some rooms do not include a shower, though shower facilities are available at the baths.
Sleeping bag rooms are inaccessible as personal space between 9am and 11pm, when the room may be used for Esalen activities both scheduled and unscheduled. Access to the room is not permitted while these activities are in process and you may be asked to remove your belongings from the room during the public use hours. While there is shared storage space outside of the meeting room, you may wish to keep your belongings locked inside your vehicle.
There is a 7-day limit on sleeping bag stays.
All camping or sleeping on the grounds, either in tents, campers, or vehicles of any type is strictly prohibited. We do not have parking space to accommodate RVs.