COVID-19 Update: Our Commitment to Well-being

We're ready to welcome you back!

Effective September 1, 2021

We look forward to hosting you, whether for one day or for an extended retreat. The health, safety, and comfort of our guests and staff is of utmost importance. After consultation on best practices for health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mount Madonna Center has implemented the following protocols:

  1. All guests must have a confirmed reservation before visiting or entering the property.
  2. All guests (both overnight and day visitors) must show proof of full vaccination to enter Mount Madonna Center.*
  3. All staff must be vaccinated.
  4. Masks must be worn at all times in public indoor spaces, except when actively eating or drinking in designated areas. **
  5. Masks do not need to be worn outdoors. Please enjoy the 400 acre forested property!
  6. Masks must be worn at the Temple compound when guests are present.

*Children under the age of 12 are not required to show proof of vaccination at this time.

**Children under the age of two are not required to wear a mask.

Mount Madonna Center will continue to adhere to best practices and guidelines during the COVID 19 pandemic and modify these protocols as appropriate.

Please continue to check back for updates.

Thank you for your cooperation and support. Read below for more details before your visit. We look forward to hosting you soon!

Our Covid Response

Top Things to Know Before Your Visit


  • All guests (overnight and day visitors) are required to show proof of vaccination to enter Mount Madonna Center. Children under the age of 12 are not required to show proof of vaccination.

Face Masks

  • Face masks are required for all guests, employees, and faculty for all indoor activities. Face coverings are not required while outdoors, eating or drinking, or while alone in a room or private accommodation.


  • Mount Madonna Center is open to registered day and overnight guests only. Reservations are required prior to your arrival on campus. Currently, we are unable to accommodate walk-in guests.


  • All accommodations are single occupancy unless you are registering with someone with whom you will share a room. No dormitory or other shared rooms are available at this time.

Our Staff

  • All staff members are required to use face coverings, and practice frequent handwashing. Staff are trained on Covid-19 guidelines and protocols.


  • Yoga mats, blocks, straps, and other props are provided in program rooms. Guests are asked to use the same supplies for their entire stay. All props are cleaned and disinfected after use.
  • Hand sanitizer is readily available throughout all facilities.


  • We provide comfortable outdoor dining and ambiance. We encourage gathering in outdoor spaces whenever possible and are ensuring adequate ventilation in indoor locations.
  • Ocean View Books and Gifts and Ayurveda World are available by appointment for registered guests.
  • The hot tub, Kaya Kalpa Healing Center and Yoga classes will remain closed until further notice.

Dining with Us

  • The Dining Hall will only be open to registered guests, staff, and residents. Individual meals are not available for purchase.
  • To minimize touch points and congestion within the dining hall, we offer a hybrid service with an emphasis on easy movement.
  • Face masks are required to be worn by all guests within the dining hall except when eating or drinking.
  • We encourage you to enjoy our outdoor dining facilities whenever weather permits.

Cleaning and Sanitizing Practices

  • We use cleaning products that meet EPA guidelines and are effective against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens. Our cleaning practices exceed California State requirements. We keep daily cleaning logs, which are inspected regularly by management.
  • Common Areas: There will be an increased frequency of cleaning and sanitizing in all public spaces with an emphasis on frequently touched surfaces.
  • Guest Rooms: There will be no housekeeping services during your stay. Rooms will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to your arrival, with particular attention to high-touch items.

We continue to evaluate ongoing improvements.

We are unable to host groups at this time, but the physical work continues on the ground and the teachings continue to inspire our community online. Donate to support the Center's efforts during this time and into a brighter future!

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