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Ayurveda Health Retreat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facility is very clean with warm, friendly staff. The bed was comfortable and the food healthy and adequate. The ayurvedic practice is useful for lowering and controlling stress. The location is also easy to find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

What a wonderful experience I had at the Retreat! Three days of rest, relaxation, yoga, and more. I was able to re-center myself. I met wonderful people and I cannot say enough about the staff. The food and accommodations were delightful. The treatments - Pure Bliss! Thank you to all.

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Thank Elizabeth S
Millbrae, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was beyond satisfied with my experience at the Ayurveda Health Retreat! Richard and his staffs were very warmhearted, caring and knowledgeable, the treatments were fantastic, I felt totally relaxed in both body and mind afterward. Also, the healthy organic foods served were well-prepared and delicious. I felt that I have learned a lot throughout the retreat, and left there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I will return! The love and compassion, the wellness and "rightness"! Warms my heart just thinking about you all. Nutrition, fitness, mindfullness and spirituality. Your devtion and commitment will stay with me always. Namaste

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Thank Lorraine S
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I'm a newcomer to Florida transplanted from California and did not expect that any place so wonderful and spiritual would even exist here but I was so delighted to have one of the best experiences of my life at the Retreat. Everything was amazing from the treatments to the delicious vegetarian food. Richard and the staff couldn't have been nicer.... More 

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Thank Ricki A
NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I can't review this as if it were some random b&b. This is a place to go if you're looking to heal your body and expand your soul. I've been to a lot of "health resorts," and some are fancier, but none is more inviting, caring, or effective than this one. I plan to return every year. On the more... More 

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Lee, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is a gem of a place to not only detox your body, but to nourish your mind and spirit. Guests are welcome as part of an ever enlarging family. In addition to the heavenly ayurvedic treatments, there is yoga for all abilities, and vegetarian food that is beyond delicious. You will not regret your decision to give this retreat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I came for three days of relaxation from the increasing demands of our daily lives and recent challenges. We were wholeheartedly welcomed and nourished with delicious food, sincere joy and caring, excellent services, and superb accommodations. This has been a profound transformational experience for both of us. In every way, our high expectations were greatly exceeded and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Coming from Canada this is not an easy place to get to. Two flights are needed but I would like to think the time and effort is worth the journey. A place to find you, meditation, vegan food, ayurveda education and treatments and a gentle atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Richard and his team make you feel at home. The peaceful atmosphere and the therapies help to detox your body and mind. Great place. The yoga class have a great pace it suits any person. The food is amazing

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are open 7 days a week; you may reserve your personal Retreat at any time. You can come for a Traditional Panchakarma Retreat for up to 2 or 3 weeks, or come for a shorter R&R or Wellness Retreat. We are here to facilitate your journey to health and happiness through the sublime teachings of Yoga and Ayurveda. The Ayurveda Education Week offers an opportuntiy to immerse yourself in Yoga and Ayurveda in a nurturing enviroment. The Ayurveda Health Retreat (AHR) is one of the premier Retreats in Florida that offer traditional Ayurvedic medicine and Panchakarma treatments. The AHR was established by Richard A. Masla, Ayurvedic Practitioner, in 2001 and is located in the small historic town of Alachua, in north central Florida. The Retreat initially had only one treatment room and an office space. From these humble beginnings, it now encompasses three buildings: a beautiful yoga studio, a retreat center and a yoga ashram. Annually we serve hundreds of guests who visit us from all over the world. We are a group of dedicated health professionals who have created an authentic Ayurvedic retreat offering traditional Kerala Ayurvedic therapies. We have 3 Ayurvedic Practitioners, a psychologist, massage therapists, Reiki healers, and yoga & meditation teachers. Richard Masla, our Ayurvedic Practitioner, studied traditional Ayurveda under Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. Pankaj Naram and Dr. Syama. Richard has mastered the ancient art of Kerala Ayurvedic Panchakarma and has trained all the massage therapists. We're here to accommodate you, whether you need a weekend refresher or a full 21-day retreat. We look forward to being of service! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ayurveda Health Retreat

Address: 14616 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615-6261
Location: United States > Florida > Alachua
Price Range: $99 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Ayurveda Health Retreat Hotel Alachua
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