Here at the Ananda Meditation Retreat, we seek to make your stay uplifting, deeply quiet and comfortable. All of our cabins are uniquely decorated and can fit varying price ranges. If you book any cabin for seven or more nights, your seventh night is free.
Please be conscious of the fact that this is a vegetarian facility. Please do not cook meat in the cabins; packaged meat is okay. We also do not allow drugs or alcohol, and we ask that you find a loving sitter for your pets.

Ananda Kriyabans: Please inquire about discounts.

Cell phone strength is weak between Nevada City and the Retreat, but we have good Verizon and AT&T coverage at the Retreat.

Important COVID Updates:
We are renting only cabins with kitchen facilities and en-suite bathroom or access to a private bathroom facility (Renunciation and Lahiri cabins).

Facilities Access: Guests have access to the gardens and trails. All buildings, including Temple of Silence, Temple of Joy and Dining Hall/Lounge are closed to guests at this time.

3-night minimum stay

Reservations: Due to extra COVID cleaning schedules and precautions, reservations must be made via the office. Please email us or call us at 530-47-7557 for more information on protocols and availability, or to book your stay.

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“Ananda Meditation Retreat is one of a kind place. The atmosphere is magical. Surrounded by oak trees and other plants, and when you enter the gate, the welcome sensation you feel is like you are home. The energy that it offers to you is very lifting- a happy and peaceful feeling. This place is worth coming back to again and again. Rochelle, California

Devotion

RATE: $154 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $169 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR UP TO TWO PEOPLE; $25 EACH EXTRA PERSON BEYOND DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
SLEEPS: 1 QUEEN, 1 TWIN AND A LOFT WITH A TWIN MATTRESS

Devotion is the most remote cabin available which offers all who stay here a serene experience in nature. Being the last cabin on the road, the tall pine trees and bushy Manzanita brush create a nurturing environment, instilling a deep sense of peace and inner stillness. Devotion is quite roomy and has a fully functional kitchen, a bathroom with a tub, meditation room, and a wonderful deck overlooking beautiful mountain ranges. The loft has been recently remodeled and is quite pleasant with new carpet and twin bed, table and chair. For the colder, winter months, this cabin has a wood stove as well as a propane heater to make your stay relaxed and comfortable.


Peace of Mind

RATE: $132 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $145 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR UP TO TWO PEOPLE; $25 EACH EXTRA PERSON BEYOND DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
SLEEPS: 1 DOUBLE AND TWIN BED UPSTAIRS

Peace of Mind is a sweet cabin remotely located near Devotion cabin on the eastern side of the property with a remarkable view of mountain landscape. It has been recently remodeled, adding to its quaint charm. Simple, cozy, and secluded, Peace of Mind has a deeply calming influence. This cabin has a full kitchen and bathroom with a shower. A propane heater keeps this charming cabin comfortable during winter conditions.


Generosity

RATE: $154 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $169 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR UP TO TWO PEOPLE; $25 EACH EXTRA PERSON BEYOND DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
SLEEPS: 1 QUEEN AND 1 TWIN DOWNSTAIRS

Generosity is a uniquely crafted cabin with a high beamed ceiling. Nestled more closely to the main gardens, Generosity is a refuge for peace and tranquility. With a large deck overlooking one of the nicest views on the property and plenty of space inside to enjoy a relaxed retreat, this cabin is very expansive. An attractive ‘wood stove’ fueled by propane gas keeps Generosity pleasantly inviting. It’s great for secluding, yet still reasonably close to both temples and other guest facilities.


Swami’s Dome (for Kriyabans only)

RATE: $154 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $169 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR UP TO TWO PEOPLE; $25 EACH EXTRA PERSON BEYOND DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
SLEEPS: 1 TWIN BED AND 1 QUEEN FOLD-OUT FUTON DOWNSTAIRS AND 1 TWIN UPSTAIRS.

This cabin was remodeled last fall with the help of many guests and members: new siding, new roof, new outside steps, new paint, new board deck, large double glass doors in bedroom replaced with slider window and more. Swami Kriyananda’s meditation room remains as he left it with relics of his and his masters. Downstairs there is a spacious living room, kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom with a twin bed. Upstairs is a newly carpeted, alternate living area with a twin bed and meditation altar.


Kindness

RATE: $110 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $121 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR UP TO TWO PEOPLE; $25 EACH EXTRA PERSON BEYOND DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
SLEEPS: 1 DOUBLE BED

Kindness is a studio style cabin, offering an attractive haven just outside the healing gardens’ fence. Its simple layout provides a welcoming opportunity to gain a period of rest and relaxation. Kindness offers the basic amenities with a kitchenette and full size bathroom with a shower.


Krishna

RATE: $132 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $145 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR UP TO TWO PEOPLE; $25 EACH EXTRA PERSON BEYOND DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
SLEEPS: 2 TWIN BEDS

Krishna is a lovely, small but open space cabin that is nestled along our property line overlooking a gorgeous oak tree grove. With a deck facing the expansive views and a practical layout indoors, Krishna is wonderfully comfortable. This cabin has a full kitchen and bath, a pleasant living room, and two twin beds in a separate bedroom. A propane heater sufficiently heats Krishna during cooler winter months.

Renunciation

RATE: $88 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $97 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR ONE PERSON; $25 FOR AN EXTRA PERSON
SLEEPS: 1 QUEEN BED

Renunciation is a sweetly rustic yurt-style cabin that is one large room with a kitchen extension. For anyone interested in having a garden blooming close to their front doorstep, Renunciation is a perfect option. This cabin is the only one with a kitchen that is within the garden fences! Conveniently nestled between the main guest facilities, temples, and shower house, Renunciation is a great choice for anyone looking for simplicity and a deep inner calmness.


Lahiri (Patience)

RATE: RATE: $70 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $77 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT) FOR ONE PERSON; $25 FOR AN EXTRA PERSON
SLEEPS: 1 TWIN BED

Patience is a simple, one room yurt-style cabin that is remotely located in the campground area of the retreat. Basic and rustic, it offers a great opportunity to tune into the deep calmness and joy of nature. The cabin has a propane hotplate, sink, and a living space. Private outhouse facilities are nearby. Patience is heated with a propane wall heater.


Wisdom — NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

RATE: $65 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $72 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT)
SLEEPS: 1 TWIN BED

Wisdom is a charming little cabin down the hill from the main dining room and kitchen. This cabin is quaintly decorated, and its rustic simplicity offers a peaceful escape into nature’s stillness. Wisdom is a small, single room with a twin size bed, a desk, and reading chair. A propane heater keeps this cabin snug while the nearby outhouse offers the most basic amenities. All who stay in Wisdom gather for meals in the main dining room since cooking isn’t available.

Bungalows — NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

RATE: $65 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $72 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT); $25 FOR AN EXTRA PERSON
SLEEPS: 1 DOUBLE BED OR 2 TWIN BEDS

These Bungalows are a fantastic solution for those wanting a retreat on a budget. Their insulated construction offers a sturdy and enjoyable dwelling. All bungalows have a deck to take in views of the gardens and surrounding forest. These bungalows all have been decorated uniquely, all of which are charming. The bungalows are for those intending to join group meals in the main dining room since food storage and cooking aren’t available. All bungalows are equipped with a propane heater to keep warm and cozy during the cooler months.


Happiness Women’s Lodge — NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

RATE: $60 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $66 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT)
SLEEPS: 5 SEPARATE ROOMS EACH WITH A TWIN BED

Happiness lodge is a delightful group house, offering a simple and comfortable chance to enjoy the peace of the retreat without having many ‘extras.’ The surrounding landscape offers so much beauty; it’s easy to feel a deep serenity while staying in Happiness. The rooms are small and all have a twin bed, table, chair, and bedside lamp. The housemates share a communal bathroom. There’s a kitchenette with a propane hotplate, sink, and small refrigerator. Happiness Lodge has been recently renovated with new carpet, paint, and extensive exterior upgrades. Guests of Happiness lodge eat meals in the retreat’s dining area. It’s a great place for a group of up to five women to experience nature’s magic.

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Monkalows (Men Only) — NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

RATE: $50 PER NIGHT (SUN-WED); $55 PER NIGHT (THURS-SAT)
SLEEPS: 1 TWIN BED

Simply furnished, canvas-sided cabins with electricity and propane heat. Bathrooms and shower house are a short walk away. Ideal for one person. No food storage or cooking allowed in these lodgings; guests in Monkalows take their meals in the dining hall.

Fragrant and Cool Forested Camping —
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

Rate: $25 per tent ($35 if you rent one of our tents) or $35 per RV
Add Ons: $10 each extra person/ tent or RV

Lovely campground area with lush canopy of pine and cedar. Roomy 2-person tents are available May 15th through October 15th, annually. Personal tent sites available year round. RV’s permitted, but there are no hookups for them. There is an outhouse toilet in the campground area; shower house with indoor toilets nearby. The campground is ideal for families, particularly in the summer months.