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Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I have been caressing the idea to go to this retreat for a while. Once I arrived, I questioned myself why have I not made this decision earlier. While there, people from many walks of life were reunited, as we all share meals amazingly cooked with love and care. I feel none of us were there by chance... As I...

2Thank Gal218
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This was a magical experience from inception. I felt stressed and out of balance and typed Ayurveda retreat into google not knowing what I sought, or what might appear. I knew I needed to pack a bag and go when this lovely, well-reviewed place appeared. Thus, my search was over before it even began. I called on a Friday morning...

Thank Meghan D
North Miami, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2014

My 28 year old daughter and I had such an amazing bonding trip at this very special oasis away from it all. We had daily 2 1/2 hr. Ayurvedic treatments with 2 massage therapists. Such a treat! All the therapists were wonderful! We got a consultation from Richard to learn about the Ayurvedic healing ways, 2 great yoga classes daily...

Thank Ellen B
Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 23 March 2014

My weekend at AHR was amazing. I was looking for a spiritual retreat to heal my mind body and soul. I can not wait to go back and spend a week at this sanctuary. All of the staff are so loving and caring. Richard created a unique retreat that I look forward to enjoying for many years.

Thank Jupiterdesigner
Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Stress had taken over control of my body and I was a wreck. I was having significant neurologic issues that could not be explained through western medicine. I came to Ayurveda Health Retreat with the hope of healing my mind, body, and spirit. That is exactly what this family of beautiful souls did for me. They guided me spiritually, healed...

Thank Colleen S
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I have never gone on a vacation alone and had never been on a retreat, so I was very nervous going in. Immediately I felt at home and comfortable, the staff and director, Richard, made me feel like family and I never wanted to leave! The food was lovingly prepared and served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The treatments made...

Thank MW_Tampa
Reviewed 22 January 2014

After dealing with chronic pain issues for over 20 years with little success, I was pretty much at my wits end. I was fortunate to stay at AHR for close to 3 weeks & my healing began almost as soon as I arrived. After learning my way around & settling into the routine, I set the outside world aside &...

Thank CruzinG8r
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2014

... from the moment you walk in, you know this will be a unique experience! Special spices and herbs fill the air and welcoming smiles will make you feel at home. The treatments, the food (I never knew vegetarian food could be so heartwarming and delicious), it all adds up to create a place to renew yourself, to remember that...

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 23 December 2013

The trip to Ayuverda Health Retreat did went beyond my expectations. I am awe and fell in love with their simple life, their discpline thoughts yet kind, spiritual and warmth and opening ur heart and life thru yoga, meditaton, singing and food.Richard and his staff welcomed me with such an open arms, delicious vegetarian food (loves all the soup) and...

Thank Sam W
McAllen, Texas
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I enjoyed my 3 day visit so much I returned for a 10 day visit. Amazing food ( even the quinoa was not boring! ), very very helpful treatments and consultations, supportive and attentive staff and enjoyable guests in a homey environment. My life and my health are both greatly improved because of these two visits. Holistic approach and nurturing...

1Thank Susan Z

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are open 7 days a week; you may reserve your personal Retreat at any time. You can come for a Traditional Panchakarma Retreat for up to 2 or 3 weeks, or come for a shorter R&R or Wellness Retreat. We are here to facilitate your journey to health and happiness through the sublime teachings of Yoga and Ayurveda. The Ayurveda Education Week offers an opportuntiy to immerse yourself in Yoga and Ayurveda in a nurturing enviroment. The Ayurveda Health Retreat (AHR) is one of the premier Retreats in Florida that offer traditional Ayurvedic medicine and Panchakarma treatments. The AHR was established by Richard A. Masla, Ayurvedic Practitioner, in 2001 and is located in the small historic town of Alachua, in north central Florida. The Retreat initially had only one treatment room and an office space. From these humble beginnings, it now encompasses three buildings: a beautiful yoga studio, a retreat center and a yoga ashram. Annually we serve hundreds of guests who visit us from all over the world. We are a group of dedicated health professionals who have created an authentic Ayurvedic retreat offering traditional Kerala Ayurvedic therapies. We have 3 Ayurvedic Practitioners, a psychologist, massage therapists, Reiki healers, and yoga & meditation teachers. Richard Masla, our Ayurvedic Practitioner, studied traditional Ayurveda under Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. Pankaj Naram and Dr. Syama. Richard has mastered the ancient art of Kerala Ayurvedic Panchakarma and has trained all the massage therapists. We're here to accommodate you, whether you need a weekend refresher or a full 21-day retreat. We look forward to being of service! ... more   less 

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Address: 14616 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
Region: United States > Florida > Alachua
Price Range: $132 - $535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
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“Ask for the room by the kitchen. Great smells, all free!”
 of 5 bubbles kathy48613, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want to share a bathroom, tell them when you book your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles 20rickia, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I loved my room: #1 in the blue house. Some rooms have TVs -- #1 does not. I wanted a quiet getaway so the lack of television was a gift.”
 of 5 bubbles victoriamY4306ER, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms that are not next to another room: upstairs in the blue building, or in the yoga building.”
 of 5 bubbles 840susanz, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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