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Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens

215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888
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The garden is magnificent. The views on the ocean are so beautiful. I was delighted. I loved too... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Amparo A
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I have wanted to visit this place since I was a kid. The garden area was quite spectacular with... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Arvada, Colorado
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215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The garden is magnificent. The views on the ocean are so beautiful. I was delighted. I loved too the colourful flowers and the peace you can feel there.

Thank Amparo A
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to visit this place since I was a kid. The garden area was quite spectacular with some of the most perfectly formed & colorful plants I have ever seen anywhere. Throughout the small area where we meandered were benches & a couple...More

Thank Gr8Accountant
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to sit quietly and meditate, or view the award winning gardens and koi ponds.. it is a place of quiet solitude and peace for many, so if you go in a group, please be respectful of those who are seeking...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lush and beautiful meditation gardens with amazing views of the ocean. Definitely worth a stop here if you are driving through or visiting Encinitas. A nice spot to get away from the hustle and bustle. People do actually meditate here so the atmosphere is quiet....More

Thank 527AmberS
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A place to escape to for serenity, love, and appreciation. The grounds are beautifully well taken care of, there's a lovely Koi pond, and then there's the big blue. Benches are placed around the gardens for meditating or just to rest, or to just be...More

Thank rosebud022
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This place radiates peace and beauty. A wonderful place to meditate and escape the world for awhile.

Thank jennaphant
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had a restful 45 minute visit to the gardens. There are great places to sit. If so inclined you can meditate or just de-stress among the humming birds, koi fish. There are several places with sweeping beach views as well as quiet seclusion among...More

Thank Nomad_LA
Reviewed 21 June 2017

First, please remember this is a free gem (donations appreciated) and a lovingly maintained Meditation Garden. So don't bring your or chatty aunt or first date without requesting for them to be QUIET and respect others' desire for a peaceful place. Enjoy time here and...More

Thank Bchgrl9
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The gardens are incredibly beautiful year round. You can feel the love and care given to maintaining the gardens and car for the Koi fish. The gardens are on top of a cliff overlooking the ocean. The views are stunning. Sunset from here is a...More

Thank Ingrid H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean with beautiful gardens and fish ponds. Many people did not allow for meditation. Would go back on a weekday.

Thank Annie G
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12 September 2017|
Response from may c | Reviewed this property |
I think Monday is closed. Tuesday through Friday 9 to 5. Sunday 11 to 5. There is the meditation Program Center has different schedules.
1 September 2017|
Response from theseaforus | Reviewed this property |
I think it is more of a park.
3 February 2017|
Response from Bornok_30 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the hours. But we went there around 10am and I know they close at 5pm. It's right off 101/coast highway. Beside Swamis beach. Just key in the address in your gps and it will take you there. 😉