Personal Retreat

Engage in Yoga, Personal Wellness, and Self-Discovery

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A Self-Guided Experience

Sometimes it takes stepping out of our normal, often busy and fast paced routines, to find the space needed to slow down, breathe deeply and become aware of what is going on inside us. When we take time for personal retreat, and give ourselves the opportunity to reflect within, these quiet moments of self-awareness and meditation can offer rejuvenation and healing; a lessening of anxiety and a strengthening of well-being.

Mount Madonna aims to support you - from the sustenance of the land itself, 380 acres set on the summit overlooking the Monterey Bay, to the energy of the multigenerational community residing here, a community deeply rooted in the Yoga tradition and dedicated to serving the world by holding space for personal transformation.

The property has miles of beautiful walking or jogging trails through redwood forests and still meadows with magic sunset viewing points and clear skies for stargazing. You are welcome to join any ongoing yoga and meditation classes as you are inspired; treat yourself to the variety of offerings at our Wellness Center, including traditional massage and other body and Ayurveda therapies; browse our Oceanview Book & Gift Store and herbal products at Ayurveda World Store; enjoy delicious and nourishing vegetarian meals in our spacious dining room or on the outdoor decks overlooking the lovely Pajaro Valley and Pacific Ocean.

We invite you to take a little time out from your normal daily life to come experience personal retreat in this sacred space! Let the energy of the mountain help to restore stillness and balance within.

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Upcoming Events at Mount Madonna

Saturday, December 10th, 2:00pm

Welcome to Mount Madonna

Yoga Classes

Explore Yoga within our supportive community of practice. We continue to offer weekly classes online - including asana, meditation, pranayama, and philosophy. Our Guest Services office can be contacted for any onsite yoga offerings scheduled at the time of your retreat.

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Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

The Temple serves as a place for the practice of Bhakti Yoga (yoga of devotion), and welcomes people from all faiths. Arati (ceremony of light) is performed twice daily, with special events held throughout the year.

Wellness Center

We invite you to experience a variety of Ayurveda therapies, traditional massage, and other body therapies, provided by professionally trained practitioners in a nourishing oasis of peace.

Oceanview Books & Gift Store

Lose (and find!) yourself in our vast selection of spiritual and personal development literature. We also carry meditation and yoga supplies, statuary, sundries, music, clothing, malas, jewelry, and more.

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Herbal Products at Ayurveda World Store

Based on traditional Ayurvedic principles and processes, Ayurveda World produces tinctures, oils, herbal compounds and specific herbal formulations upon request.

Connect with Nature

On the beautiful acres of Mount Madonna’s rolling hills, meadows and redwoods, find your own pace and perfect space for self-reflection. Let the quiet of the mountain help restore balance and stillness within.

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Accommodations & Meals Pricing for 2022-2023

Accommodations Type
Ram 1 Cottage Whole Cottage$750
Ram 1 Cottage Single (1 to a room) $350
Single with Private Bath (1 to a room)
Ram 2 Cottage Single (1 to a room)$255
Ram 1 Cottage Double (2 to a room)$250
Double with Private Bath (2 to a room) $194
Single Cabin$186
Ram 2 Cottage Double (2 to a room)

Double Cabin$155
Own Vehicle $82
Own Tent

Pricing Note

  • Prices are based on stated occupancy.
  • Prices are per person per day and include meals, lodging, and facilities use.
  • Children 4 years and under are welcome free of charge; for 5 - 12 years old, fees are discounted 50%. Please register those ages 13 and older separately as an adult.
  • All guests must be registered.

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Guest Rooms

These tasteful rooms, some with ensuite bathrooms, are located in our Conference Center where there is wifi, two lovely courtyards with expansive views to read and relax in, and a full tea bar available at all times in the Conference wing of the building.

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Rustic Cabins

These simple rustic cabins are located in our Oaks Campground. They are a short walk to the main area, but have a feeling of being more remote. Cabins include electricity and heat, but not wifi or indoor plumbing. A separate shower house is nearby, containing private showers and dressing rooms, and flush toilets.

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Ram Cottages

The Ram Cottages have easy access to the Wellness Center and many hiking trails. Ram 1 offers two bedrooms, a small kitchen, bathroom, and shared living space with outdoor deck. Ram 2 sleeps 6 and offers a kitchenette, and a bathroom.

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Own Vehicle

Spaces are available for your van, camper or other vehicle. Some have access to electricity, but no other hookups. Showers and restrooms are available in campgrounds and Center buildings.

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Own Tent Camping

Developed campsites are available for people who wish to bring their own tent. Sites offer access to showers and flush toilets and are available year-round. Please be aware that we can receive significant amounts of rain from November through May.

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Center Policies

  • Please view our Covid-19 updates & protocols here before booking.
  • Reservations are required for all visitors.
  • 48-hour notice is required to make a reservation
  • Balance is due in advance (Visa, MasterCard, American Express only).
  • Please, no food, drugs, alcohol, pets, incense, candles or other flammables.
  • View more detailed information on our FAQ page.

Cancellation Policy

  • For cancellations received up to two weeks before your Personal Retreat, you will receive a full refund to your credit card.
  • For cancellations received from two weeks to 48 hours prior to the reservation date you will be charged a processing fee of $50 and the remainder of your payment will be held as a credit for your use to reserve a future Personal Retreat within one year. Credit is not transferable to another program or another person.
  • If you cancel within 48 hours of your reservation, if you do not show up, or if you leave early you will not receive a refund.

Covid-19 Guidelines

Before booking, please review our updated Covid-19 Guidelines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For detailed info. about coming to the Center, please visit our FAQs page.

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