Surrounded by several hundred acres of redwoods, Mount Madonna Retreat Center is a majestic mountain-top spiritual retreat center overlooking Monterey Bay, CA. Inspired by the teachings of Baba Hari Dass and the practices of yoga, Mount Madonna offers a supportive community atmosphere for relaxation, spirituality and reflection. Amenities include several hiking trails, spaces for meditation, a hot tub, bodywork at the Kaya Kalpa Wellness Center, and more.
Approximately 2 hours driving time south of San Francisco, in the Santa Cruz Mountains of the Central California coast, Mount Madonna Center overlooks Monterey Bay from Santa Cruz to Monterey and Pacific Grove. We do not recommend relying on GPS or online maps because they may route you on some roads which are undeveloped and sometimes impassable. Always use hwy 152 to get up the mountain. The directions below are the safest routes.
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