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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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Peaceful Gardens

I come here when in CA. The pathways wind around beautiful flowers, koi ponds and views of the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
via mobile
Accessible, Pretty, Quiet

We came here for a walk on a Sunday. It was very quiet and serene even though there were lots of... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
San Mateo, California
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215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I come here when in CA. The pathways wind around beautiful flowers, koi ponds and views of the Pacific Ocean below. Take time to find stillness here. You will be rewarded🙏💜

1  Thank momentobello
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We came here for a walk on a Sunday. It was very quiet and serene even though there were lots of people enjoying the garden. Parking on the street was plentiful. Although I don't think it was wheelchair accessible, I would say it's a nice...More

1  Thank norcal3333
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is one spot that should be on your list of attractions to visit when you are in Southern California. A peaceful, spiritual site that is beautifully maintained features exotic plants and koi ponds with large fish waiting to greet you. The spectacular views of...More

Thank sandyaqh
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Stunning. All ages will enjoy this compound of zen. From ponds, to flowers, to trees, to secret alcoves to rest, meditate, pray.....this is a must stop in Encinitas. A true treat.

Thank theseaforus
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful. Calming. Quiet. Spectacular views. This place gives you a space to reflect and meditate in the most gorgeous surroundings. If you're in Encinitas, you can't miss a visit.

Thank Slavik84
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is one of the most beautiful serene places I have ever been. I have been to Rome and in the Sistine Chapel and one gets the same feeling of awe here. I highly recommend you go there to feel the serenity and be calm....More

Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

If you're having a bad day no worries! stop by the Realization Gardens at Swami beach in Encinitas to transform your mood and put you back where you want to be... you can Meditate, reflect on what's good in your life or simply take in...More

Thank TravelXer
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

To sit on a bench in the garden overlooking the Pacific Ocean feels familiar. As though God has brought you to this place, at this moment and is now blessing you with His splendor. Quietly, pilgrims from all over the world walk these paths and...More

1  Thank Patbaba
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a very serene and peaceful place to sit, walk, etc. The paths walk you through beautiful plants. A must see!

Thank jlwebb2016
Reviewed 13 March 2017

One of my favorite places to go for reflection or to just enjoy the beauty of nature overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It is free to the public and you can walk thru it in a very short amount of time or sit on a bench...More

Thank wanagoaway
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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. 😉