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Pleasant Valley Sanctuary

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really sweet place with kind staff, wholesome food cooked from the heart, and light yoga/meditation. If you are looking for a real program, this is not for you. But if you would like a spiritually-minded home base with free time to be in nature and to just be, this is a great option. It's also very cost-effective... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful stay at Pleasant Valley Sanctuary. The teachers were fantastic, the food was delicious and the opportunity for reflection and relaxation was exactly what I was after. Thanks to everyone for creating such a warm and spiritual experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget your problems, ego, smartphone, forget your work and the noise of the city and take the most transformative vacation you can(or hopefully not yet) imagine. Go back to the roots, fall into a deep sleep when the moon rises and wake up with the sunrise. Breathe. Different styles of yoga and meditation will deepen your connection to your body... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I was looking for a silent meditation retreat that didn't have the luxury distractions of Esalen or the long waitlist of Vipassana. Pleasant Valley was totally and completely it. It's a small community and plot of land, but everyone is warm and helpful. There are only a few buildings, but they are well-maintained and spotless. Food was super healthy, vegan,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

My mom and I had the best time ever at our first yoga retreat! The staff and Georgia were incredibly kind and welcoming. We were fortunate enough to be upgraded to one of the gorgeous cabins and immensely enjoyed our time at Pleasant Valley. The practices and the food were fantastic. My mom and I also enjoyed the wild blackberries... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We planned on our stay as a mother-daughter experience going to our first yoga retreat. It was more than what we expected--the community and staff were warm, friendly, helpful, caring and so interesting, each with his/her own experiences and gifts to share. We had the benefit of the alternating instruction of 2 wonderful yoga instructors with different styles, each sharing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant Valley is a stunning place, very calming and peaceful. I stayed in one of the two huts which are more secluded, very comfortable with my own terrace that looked out across the hills. You can also stay in tents which are placed around the land under cover which also looked very comfortable, one is even on the hill overlooking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

A perfect location full of wildlife and beautiful scenery and hikes. The team at Pleasant Valley Sanctuary are very welcoming and Devin the yoga instructor is amazing. The food was so fresh and tasty I cannot say enough about this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

My best friend and I shared a beautiful cabin with a skylight with large windows facing the valley. It was clean, quiet and extremely well managed facility. The food was delicious and cooked with love. Our instructors were excellent, tailoring the sessions to our needs and constantly ensuring we were following along. The yoga and meditation is tailored to each... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I can't say enough about this place. It was healing to my soul, light on my wallet, and in an incredibly beautiful location with great food. The price: can't be beat. I did the camping option and frankly, it was probably cheaper than staying at home. My campsite was on the bend of a dry river and was private, full... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on a secluded and truly charming stretch of the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California, the retreat acreage is a scenic blend of meadows, seasonal creeks with waterfalls and picturesque views of the rolling foothills that line the Yuba river canyon. The retreat center serves as both the facility for visiting guests, who come to experience an immersion in yoga and meditation, and as a sustainable homestead for the long-term residents. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pleasant Valley Sanctuary

Address: 14011 Rices Crossing Rd, North San Juan, CA 95960-9542
Location: United States > California > North San Juan
Price Range: $90 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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