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Spirit Garden

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"hippie dippie & fun"

Yes, this place is a throwback to an almost disappearing memory of California ,but if you can still... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2015
Hermosa Beach, California
The ultimate New Age setting

We were told that a famous Brazilian drummer was performing at 7:30. We were ready for an adventure... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2012
Maureen S
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  • Average15%
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Dec 25, 2015
“Any garden that has a spirit nest attached to it is a very lucky garden”
Jul 6, 2015
“"hippie dippie & fun"”
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Reviewed December 25, 2015

Let the force be with you - a visit to any spirit nest is like a visit to Esalen - almost - disclaimer here - my daughter has been working on these nests but we stopped at this garden by chance

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank infaymous
Reviewed July 6, 2015

Yes, this place is a throwback to an almost disappearing memory of California ,but if you can still remember those days its a sweet spot. My favorite things are in the little shop next to the garden with a wisp of incense as you enter....More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank ginamartinez99
Reviewed July 11, 2013

What's a visit to Big Sur is you don't make it to the Spirit Garden! It has just changed management..but still seems to be going strong..local art..music..garden...galleries...gas and food too...you gotta check this place out! I found an amazing piece of local Bubble Jade in...More

Date of experience: June 2013
7  Thank Warehouse2120
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Unfortunately this was closed. We were able to walk around the property but not enter the garden area. I would say that from the outside it needs a lot of work, but sure did look interesting.

Date of experience: February 2013
4  Thank linda01609
Reviewed February 22, 2013

The Spirit Garden was closed when we were getting ripped off at the Bakery. The cactus and plant area was a nice (very short) walk. You could see the Spirit Garden from the garden area and it looked like some kind of hippie dream come...More

Date of experience: February 2013
6  Thank LizFromCalifornia
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Was very happy to find this place, an interesting garden to walk around and enjoy. :) Definitely worth the stop.

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank Willow_roots
Reviewed September 6, 2012

We were told that a famous Brazilian drummer was performing at 7:30. We were ready for an adventure and we certainly had one. Admission was $20 and we felt like we were on a film set created in the late 60's. Lots of spiritual tokens...More

Date of experience: September 2012
9  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed July 25, 2012

A kind of cramped garden with signs everywhere saying "do not enter" and do not climb. There are some nice plants (but the emphasis is things like drums and artsy statues and a few stages that could be used at some times plus a shop...More

Date of experience: July 2012
4  Thank jjfDavis
Reviewed July 21, 2012

This free garden is a sanctuary for artists to come and work. It was created by the son of the gallery owner, and she says he works around the world building 'tree nests' for people. Beautiful, peaceful. And the art inside the gallery is lovely.

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank susanneromo
Reviewed March 1, 2012

It's truly easy to miss this spot as it is located in a center with the bakery, deli and other shops. Although they call it a spirit garden I'd call it more of a succulent garden. Lots of kitchy stuff around, too. We were expecting...More

Date of experience: February 2012
2  Thank Rebelliot
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