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Gooik, Belgium
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Attending the silent retreat at Pleasant Valley Sanctuary changed by life. The result of the retreat was a new found energy. I learned the tools to build a reservoir of peace. In times of stress I will draw on that plentiful reservoir. I really liked was their willingness to teach, the incredible food, the staff and the love they shared.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 September 2016

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...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

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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Reviewed 27 August 2016

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...

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Thank Enrico R
Reviewed 24 August 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,...

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Thank Jane H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 August 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...

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 July 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...

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Reviewed 28 May 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...

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Tullahought
Reviewed 6 April 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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Reviewed 6 March 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...

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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
Region: United States > California > North San Juan
Price Range: $119 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Cabins for luxury, tents for a quick get away.”
 of 5 bubbles 294enricor, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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“This is not a hotel. It's a retreat with tents or neat yurt-style cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles wja07, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the new tent site on the river if it's available.”
 of 5 bubbles Welltraveled08, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Upper cabin is a short walk to the bathroom, kitchen and parking.”
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