Accommodations at Esalen

Esalen is an ideal setting to reconnect with yourself or your partner and your environment. With this in mind, our guest rooms do not include televisions, alarm clocks, phones, cell phone reception, or internet access. (Phones and internet are available in our Point Houses.) We encourage you to register early for the best selection of accommodations.

For more information about ADA accessible accommodations and to make a request, please contact reservations at 831-667-3000 and select option 1.

Accommodations at Esalen are rustic.

Please note that:

  • Towels, bath soap, and bed linens are provided.
  • There are no hairdryers or other toiletries in the rooms, though most necessities can be purchased in the bookstore.
  • You may request a particular room or location on the property, and we do our best to meet your requests but cannot guarantee your preferences can be accommodated.
Accommodation Types
Sleeping Bag

Our Sleeping Bag Spaces are shared accommodations located in the meeting room spaces in Maslow and Murphy House. These accommodations are gender-inclusive and can host up to five guests. Guests who reserve Sleeping Bag Space prior to the implementation of our updated COVID Guidelines on September 3, 2021 must provide proof of vaccination upon arrival to secure their accommodation.

Standard

Surrender yourself to the natural and restorative beauty of Big Sur in one of our standard rooms. Standard includes Standard Single Room, Standard Couple Room, and Standard Room Two beds.

Our one-bed rooms are for one or two people, and feature a queen-size bed with private bathroom. Standard rooms with two beds are for two people, and have two double-size beds with private bathroom. Most standard accommodations do not have a balcony.

Watts and Gardenview have standard rooms with two beds. Motel Row, Tobacco Row and Murphy House have standard single room and standard couple room options.

Premium Rooms

Our Premium rooms offer an extraordinary relaxation experience where you can let go, breathe and simply be. Premium includes Premium Single Room and Premium Couple Room.

Rolf, Price House, Murphy House, Fritz Guest, Maslow and Cypress Studio all contain premium room options.

Point House Suite

Reflect, relax and let go. Nestled behind the tranquil Esalen Garden, Point Houses are perched at the cliff’s edge overlooking the glorious Pacific Ocean and boast some of the most stunning sunset views along the coast.

Whether you gaze into a blazing, warming fire you created or listen to the restorative waves from the deck, these rooms offer a truly restorative experience after a day of discovery.

Point Houses feature:

Point House Plus Suite

Regenerate, reflect, relax and surrender yourself to the natural and restorative beauty of Big Sur.

Each of our Point House Plus rooms are unique and offer different features. We will do our best to honor any request for a specific room, based on availability.

Fritz Point House Plus Suite

Nestled in the secluded location of the former residence of Fritz Perls, founder of Gestalt therapy, this sublime renovated suite features:

In the words of Fritz Perls: “Don’t think so much — feel.” And we would add: “Just be.”

South Point House Plus Suite

Perched at the cliff’s edge overlooking the expansive Pacific Ocean, the South Point House boasts stunning  views along the coast and features:

Accommodation Tiers

Standard Single Room
Standard Couple Room
Standard Room Two Beds
Premium Single Room
Premium Couple Room
Premium Plus Room
Point House Suite
Point House Plus Suite
South Point House Plus Suite

Tuition

Our workshop tuition includes accommodations, meals, open classes and use of the baths and other facilities. Tuition may vary and some programs may have additional faculty fees. See base prices below, and the workshop description for more information. Click Register Now from any workshop page to see availability of accommodations, photos, and program-specific tuition.

Accommodation Type

5 Days / 4 Nights

3 Days / 2 Nights

Sleeping Bag Space

Standard Single Room

Standard Couple Room

Standard Room Two Beds

Premium Single Room

Premium Couple Room

Premium Plus Room

Point House Suite

Point House Plus Suite

$900.00

$1,875.00

$2,625.00

$2,625.00

$2,625.00

$3,800.00

$5,060.00

$6,500.00

$8,000.00

$530.00

$1,015.00

$1,340.00

$1,340.00

$1,340.00

$2,156.00

$2,875.00

$3,250.00

$4,000.00

Sleeping Bag

5 Days / 4 Nights

$900.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$530.00

Standard Single Room

5 Days / 4 Nights

$1,875.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$1,015.00

Standard Couple / Standard Two Beds

5 Days / 4 Nights

$2,625.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$1,340.00

Premium Single Room

5 Days / 4 Nights

$2,625.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$1,340.00

Premium Couple Room

5 Days / 4 Nights

$3,800.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$2,156.00

Premium Plus Room

5 Days / 4 Nights

$5,0600.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$2,875.00

Point House

5 Days / 4 Nights

$6,500.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$3,250.00

Point House Plus

5 Days / 4 Nights

$8,000.00

3 Days / 2 Nights

$4,000.00