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Address: 445 Summit Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076-9759
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06:30 - 19:00
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Mount Madonna Good Vibes

I enjoy Mount Madonna. They have great food, great classes, great music, great yoga and great people! Definitely check it out! although!!! I think you have to have a reservation... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 June 2015
Libi K
Santa Cruz, California
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Be warned. This is not a spiritual retreat nor a place you would ever want to visit. You could find a better hotel in a dumpy cheap motel. Absolutely rude staff, filthy dirty rooms and 1 yoga class offered over a weekend. They told us complete and total lies like we would be in a "cabin" which was a shack... More 

3 Thank babymoses1313
Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

I enjoy Mount Madonna. They have great food, great classes, great music, great yoga and great people! Definitely check it out! although!!! I think you have to have a reservation if they aren't having a public event.

Thank Libi K
Cheverly, Maryland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

I was here for a retreat and it was beautiful. I am not a vegetarian but the food was fantastic made and served with integrity and full of flavor. The staff was incredible.

3 Thank Drlaura229
San Mateo, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

I stayed one night wanting a solo retreat in the redwoods. The location is definitely in the redwoods. The drive is lovely through the Santa Cruz Mountains. Use 'their' directions, not GPS. It is a conference center. Classes are held in different buildings and are well noted outside. - MOST important is to bring slip on shoes or sandals. You... More 

8 Thank Passion82travel
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

I stayed at MMC on a personal retreat, and my review reflects that experience. MMC is first and foremost a conference center and though it offers personal retreats, it's just not equipped for individual guests. I expected to find lots of quiet places to sit or meditate and was surprised that there really were none. The meditation room (a double-wide... More 

10 Thank sdgobie
Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

A very good place for pluralists, spiritual people, truth seekers, and those focused on self improvement to visit. The Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir (temple) is adjacent, as is a cafe.

Thank MihirMeghani
Katy, Texas
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

I've just spent a week at Mt Madonna on a silent retreat, and since my first time in 2009, it just gets better and better every year. The work we do (not organized by MM) is very intense, but the staff and surroundings couldn't be more sensitive to our needs. Walking and hiking in and around the redwoods is so... More 

3 Thank Mandy K
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

perfect setup for a hanuman temple.. sitting atop the mount madonna, the experience of reaching there was exciting, and worshiping there was humbling.. my best wishes to the priests and the staff..

1 Thank hututu
Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed at Mount Madonna for 7 days for a retreat. It was a wonderful experience and I look forward to returning and staying in the Oak Cabins again next year! The food is excellent and the Community is so welcoming and they make you feel very welcome in their home.

2 Thank Tickletoes63
hilton head island
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88 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

i, too, visited mount madonna recently for a silent retreat. and i stayed in the orchard house like the previous reviewer :) the setting is indeed stunning. the accommodations are spare yet comfortable. the kitchen staff did a wonderful job preparing nourishing food and providing calm and efficient service to all of us. how kind of them to honor our... More 

2 Thank hipyogachic

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