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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been to VMDM on a few retreats and found the setting lovely, the staff pleasant and helpful, and the retreats themselves very healing. As stated elsewhere, there is no religious requirement or participation although there is a small church next to the accommodations. There were stairs that go down to an uncrowded section of beach. There is a main...

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Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Villa Maria del Mar for a woman's church retreat. The facility is run by a Catholic order of nuns, so it is a quiet, medatative place to stay. It is a quaint experience with no frills. You eat cafeteria style and strip your linens at the end of your stay, but if you ask to face the...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful catholic retreat center. Very old. Creaky halls and uneven floors, but the view is to die for. Some of the rooms are ocean view. The annex even has some ocean view. Plenty of beautiful walking areas and access to the beach. Also close to a multitude of California sightseeing.

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Address: 21918 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4941
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Number of rooms: 112
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