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Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment

215 67th St, At the intersection of 67th Street and Atlantic Avenue., Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2061
+1 757-428-3588
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Fascinating "New Age" Center

A.R.E. is a curiosity. Edgar Cayce died before the end of WW II, and many of his ideas are more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Very Enjoyable Day.

Very friendly and accommodating staff, wonderful book store. Great tour through thr visitor center... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Explore the fascinating work of Edgar Cayce, documented psychic and the "father of holistic medicine." Founded in 1931 to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams, philosophy, reincarnation, and intuition. Join us daily for free lecture, film and tour. Visit our library, bookstore and gift shop, relaxing meditation garden, or stone labyrinth. Enjoy a healthy meal at the Leaping Lizard Café or relax in our holistic spa. Visit our Web site for a full schedule of events for our non-profit organization.
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215 67th St, At the intersection of 67th Street and Atlantic Avenue., Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2061
+1 757-428-3588
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A.R.E. is a curiosity. Edgar Cayce died before the end of WW II, and many of his ideas are more curious then convincing. But A.R.E. has managed to stay relevant with an emphasis on new age health care. Fascinating place to tour.

Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very friendly and accommodating staff, wonderful book store. Great tour through thr visitor center, ended the day with a talk given by Peter Van Dam about healthy living, it was very informative. We did not have time to visit the entire facility, will return to...More

Thank valeriecmahoney
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The ARE Health spa is a wonderful place to relax and unwind. I have enjoyed several treatments there including cranial sacral therapy, a colonic, massage and reflexology. The Professional Staff are healers and I recommend this without any reservation.

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

At the ARE, Edgar Cayce's site at Virginia Beach Metaphysical studies are normal and experiences can be shared with knowledgeable people. The library covered decades of remedies from Edgar Cayce's experience. Many of the remedies tried by me and others I know have worked well....More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not interested in New Age experiences this is a beautiful place. It's meditation room on the top floor of the library is peaceful and spectacular. Plus you can get a great casual meal in a beautiful setting at the Leapin Lizard...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This would be the second time for me visiting A.R.E. I made an appointment for a massage and facial on New Year's Eve. I was really looking forward to my treatment due to my long trip to Va. The front desk asked me if I...More

1  Thank mjoegrace
Alison_Ray_VB, Manager at Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

The A.R.E. Health Center and Spa regrets that you had such an unusual and uncomfortable experience! We appreciate your taking the time to let us know, and we have shared your feedback with the therapist and the front desk personnel. We will call you today...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

I began reading Edgar Cayce's books when I was a teenager and was always fascinated by him and what he had to say about life. Going to the A.R.E. was a dream of mine and when I finally made it, I was very impressed. It's...More

1  Thank Lizzieobera
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We've had several couples massage here. Very clean, friendly, professional staff. An awesome place to visit. They have very good food (and drink) for sit down and carry out. Don't forget to take the time to walk the labyrinth!

1  Thank Habaneronacho
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Edgar Cayce founded this center. Known as the Sleeping Prophet, Mr. Cayce developed natural herbal remedies for various ailments. Visitors can tour the building and discuss remedies, do research, and enjoy the tranquility.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

After 26 years of being a member I finally made it here. The experience was overwhelming. I took a conference here which was enjoyable and everybody I meant was wonderful. To see the history and all the history and Casey readings truly was a blessing...More

Thank dwright438
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where is the closest and least expensive motel near you?
30 October 2016|
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Response from Alison_Ray_VB | Property representative |
Where to Stay in Virginia Beach: Wyndham Hotel – Virginia Beach 5700 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Reservations: 800-365-3032 Located just ten blocks from A.R.E. with discounts available to conferences attendees... More
where is the cheapest motel near the ARE.
30 October 2016|
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Response from Meryl Ann B | Reviewed this property |
Most hotels nearby are pricey unless you can get a special deal, although I think rates are generally cheaper in winter months. I live in the area so I don't usually stay in a hotel! If you are (or become) an ARE member... More
Is Karen Johnson employed in the library ? She is my niece and I need to locate her . very important !!
30 April 2016|
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Response from Alison_Ray_VB | Property representative |
I am not aware of any Karen Johnson's working for A.R.E. Hope you find her!