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    New Camaldoli Hermitage

    62475 Coast HWY 1 at Lucia, Big Sur, CA 93920
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    1 - 5 of 30 reviews

    Reviewed 21 August 2016

    My husband and I recently spent three nights (3 nights is a minimum stay to really appreciate being on retreat) at New Camaldoli Hermitage, a community of Roman Catholic Benedictine monks (12 monks) whose lives are dedicated to contemplation and prayer located in 900+ acres...More

    5  Thank FarmerRK
    Reviewed 28 June 2016

    I chose this destination as a solo retreat. After an incredibly challenging year wherein I felt there wasn't much of me left, I relished the idea that no conversation between guests was expected and that others also came for quiet contemplation and solo pursuits. I'm...More

    7  Thank ReillyClan
    Reviewed 16 June 2016

    This place is a great place to practice silence and to find solitude. My husband and I practiced silence the entire time and found ourselves better connected. The lodge we rented was newly renovated (see photos). Because it was out of the way, no cell...More

    2  Thank da-mung-ster
    Reviewed 14 June 2016

    Last November I have urged my friends to drop by the area on our way to Santa Barbara along the highway 1 coast. Did a little prayer at the chapel and head on out. But the best time was during the summer of 2014. It...More

    1  Thank Gigi L
    Reviewed 6 June 2016

    The Hermitage has undergone some big changes for retreatants in 2016. There are 3 brand new trailers/unit that are one bedroom, kitchenette units. They are really nice - and not affordable for the past typical retreatant. $180 night includes trailer/unit 3 meals a day, which...More

    7  Thank luciasur
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    • USD 110 - USD 240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 12
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    • Big Sur
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    Gareth W
    25 January 2017|
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    Response from FarmerRK | Reviewed this property |
    You can definitely talk quietly while hiking or walking on the grounds. There is no particular place to play cards or board games outside that I know of. If you are staying in the units that house two people you are of... More
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    Jrg P
    23 August 2016|
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    Response from Alan E | Reviewed this property |
    If you fly into Monterey airport you can arrange to have Father Benedict pick you up when he does his weekly grocery shopping for the hermitage. You would have to stay Friday to Friday. Also you have to be in Monterey before... More
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    Chelsea P
    25 June 2016|
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    Response from LydiaGlobal | Reviewed this property |
    I do not think the Monastery is set up to be a wedding venue.
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    "Be open to what's available. Nothing will disappoint if you leave the stress of expectation behind."
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    "Logos or any trailer."
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    "It's beautiful. All of it."
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    "Best cabin for quiet and view is Logos; but must reserve FAR in advance."
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