Places to Stay

Find the perfect place to rest during your time with Herd Spirit


The Expanding Light Retreat

A world-class yoga and meditation retreat in walking distance from our Herd Spirit equine center. Come on "personal retreat" and enjoy the facilities, access to daily guided yoga and meditation, three vegetarian meals per day, additional spiritual program offerings outside your equine workshop hours, and room options from double occupancy to deluxe. This is an ideal option for those looking to create a full retreat experience during their time with Herd Spirit.

Ananda Meditation Retreat

This serene retreat is just fifteen minutes drive, deeper into the woods from our Herd Spirit equine center. The retreat boasts cabins of varying size, ideal for private seclusion during your stay with us. Meals are available for an additional fee, but cabins also come with kitchens and private bathrooms, making an ideal option for someone wanting privacy and time for preparing meals of choice.


Serenity House Country Getaway 
Airbnb for up to 8

This beautiful Airbnb Swiss Chalet is located just minutes from our Herd Spirit equine center. With six bedrooms, two bathrooms, wifi, and a hot tub, this home sleeps up to eight guests and is a great option for a small group wanting to stay together.

Awareness Cottage 
Airbnb, sleeps up to 4

The Awarehouse is a quaint treehouse-like cottage located on 5 acres of majestic land. Close to the Yuba River you'll find picturesque trails for hiking, biking or simply meandering; and lots of options for boating and fishing nearby. Adjacent to the world-renowned spiritual community Ananda Village and walking distance to the Crystal Hermitage Gardens.

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Other Local Places to Stay

Nevada City is just a thirty minute drive away and is home to several wonderful accommodation options and world-class restaurants. Visit the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce website to learn more about visiting the area, places to stay, and things to do.