Beautiful redwood meditation retreat centre in San Francisco Bay area, USA


United States


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  • Description


    We are a non profit meditation retreat center in the San Francisco bay area, in the Santa Cruz mountains, 30 min to the beaches and 30 min to San Jose, 1 hour to San Francisco.

    Enjoy the redwood forest, hiking the private trails, watching animals, doing yoga and meditation.
    There are beaches and quite a few state parks nearby.

    No drugs of any kind including marijuana or alcohol or smoking allowed.

    Minimum stay of 1 month is required.
    We don't know our availability over 2 months in advance, please don't apply if your start date is beyond 2 months.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have people from different countries and background, US, Asian and south America. While most of our team are local long term people, we can host 2 short term Workawayers with minimum of 1 month stay.
    You can learn different languages, cultures and taste different style of food.
    We offer free Buddhist meditation class.

  • Help


    We have the following positions:
    - If you are very handy, or a handyman/contractor, help with our general maintenance and some light construction!
    - Help with cleaning and cooking for volunteers.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    RV/trailer/camper. Private glamping tent with bed and nightstand. Share common bathrooms and kitchen cottage (staff only).
    Small retreat hut and room in the house is possible for those who stay at least 6 month with construction skills.

    Free food is provided, mostly vegetarian, and the volunteers cook for themselves.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Enjoy the beautiful redwood forest and creek, go to the nearby beach and state parks, explore the nearby cities.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Wifi is provided

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Campervans are very welcomed!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    On average 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 887658771559