Updated Open Hours
Gift Store and Reception is Open:
    • 11am to 4pm, Friday through Monday
Main Gate is Open:
    • 7am to 4:00pm, every day
If you are an overnight guest, be sure to keep the gate code with you.
We're Open!

We're Open!

We're open for overnight stays in one of our guest rooms (yurts are closed at this time). Click on Lodging to make a reservation. If you would like to host a retreat at Land of Medicine Buddha, please contact our Facility Rentals Manager at for pricing, availability, and other information.
Day Visits
To help maintain our property and trails, we request a $20 donation/car for hikers, dog-walkers and visitors. (Participants in our programs or retreats are exempt.) If you walk into Land of Medicine Buddha through the front gate, please be sure to leave the land before the gate closes at 4:00pm. The gate automatically opens for vehicles leaving the property. No walking after dark.
Come relax - enjoy inner and outer peace - step out of the norm and experience a refreshing, peaceful and welcoming stay. Find out about staying overnight. Reserve a room.
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Bring Your Group
Find out about booking space at Land of Medicine Buddha for residential retreats, available dates, group rates, the booking process, and more.
Location & Land
We are located in Santa Cruz County, California, near Monterey Bay, a marine sanctuary. Miles of beaches and the towns of Capitola, Aptos, and Santa Cruz are all within a fifteen-minute drive. Read more about our forest land...
Guidelines for Guests
Check in time is at 4pm and check out time is at 11am. See more...
Pool Area
The pool area and sauna are currently closed to outside guests.


Dogs must be on leash on all trails and in the meadow, parking lot, driveways, and around our buildings. Please pick up after your dog.