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Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens

215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888
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This is a very serene and peaceful place to sit, walk, etc. The paths walk you through beautiful... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Fairhope, Alabama
A piece of calm in a hectic world

One of my favorite places to go for reflection or to just enjoy the beauty of nature overlooking... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
san diego
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215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a very serene and peaceful place to sit, walk, etc. The paths walk you through beautiful plants. A must see!

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of my favorite places to go for reflection or to just enjoy the beauty of nature overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It is free to the public and you can walk thru it in a very short amount of time or sit on a bench...More

Thank wanagoaway
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great for flowering plant photographs! Peaceful nooks with benches for meditation. There are stairs to climb. Small fish ponds and cascading waterfalls set the stage to the left walkway at the top of the stairs. To the right, great ocean vistas in...More

Thank Dancinkwn
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

There was one bench that looked out over the ocean. As I sat and watched the endless water, I heard the waves crashing on the shore and then felt the ocean pulling them back out. I was mesmerized when my breathing became in synced with...More

Thank 24QueenBee
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My favorite place to find myself and recharge. Have you heard of energy vortexes? They are here. You can find them by how the juniper tree grows around itself, whirling with the energy. If you are sensitive to earthly energies, you can find them all...More

Thank Jeanine A
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Nice place to be quiet and listen to the waves. There are many benches to chose from. The garden is beautiful : the fish pond, the flowers.

Thank V0yage4
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a place you should stop by and relax. If you want a quiet place to think or meditate amongst natural beauty try this. There are stars to walk up to get on the path. After you get up you can go either direction....More

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Meditation Gardens are just beautiful. It's one of the places we always take our out of town guests as it offers great views of the ocean and is in a great location. This is also a great place to come read, or relax and...More

Thank KristinaEgle
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's a nice place to take people if they want to see the ocean view. We got lucky and parked on the residential street parking. There are plenty of benches to sit and meditate. Right across from the Gardens is place to see the portraits...More

Thank Swede888
Reviewed 14 February 2017

As a "local" I hesitate to advertise the existence of such a wonderful and peaceful place like this for fear it will be overrun by travelers, but it is a place which everyone should be allowed to enjoy. Be aware this is not a park...More

Thank Oceanbear
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3 February 2017|
Response from Bornok_30 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the hours. But we went there around 10am and I know they close at 5pm. It's right off 101/coast highway. Beside Swamis beach. Just key in the address in your gps and it will take you there. 😉
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17 August 2016|
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Response from CiralaCirala | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't tell you. Didn't see any dogs on the grounds ... plase ask at 001-(0)760-753-2888, 9am-5pm.
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8 March 2016|
Response from CiralaCirala | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen many children on the grounds over the years. Please be aware that it is a place at which people are asked to be quiet. So no crying, running, screaming .... people want to meditate.
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