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Isola di Salina, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard & Co. welcomes you into their world of quiet, smiling and caring attention. Few comfortable rooms, excellent veg food prepared in your presence, essential but functional premises are what you get together with first-class authentic ayurvedic treatments, i.e. yoga classes and lectures, massages, relaxing walking in the beauty of the surroundings parks and Santa Fe' river. You leave the...

Thank adolfo b
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I love what they have developed. A true sense of community and peace can support anyone through a healing process, big or small. Every attention to comfort is paid, and the food is amazing -- as are the chefs and all of the staff at the Ayurveda Health Retreat.

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Milton, Florida
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place is like a bed and breakfast but with Ayurveda treatment options, two yoga classes daily and vegetarian meals three times a day. Options are Panchakarma, with sesame oil full body massages, steam bath, Shirodhara and much more. I stayed 7 days and it was like hitting the reset button for my body, mind, emotions and spiritual connection. You...

Thank Irmi P
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was a unique retreat from the cooking, to the things we learned. The atmosphere was very calm and relaxed. Staff invited us to take part in an unscheduled music circle, which was great to experience. Make sure to take advantage of the beautiful natural springs parks nearby.

Thank travelexperience77
Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was my first visit to the health retreat and it couldn't have been better. The staff were amazing, very warm and caring. The made the focus of my retreat very positive. I came home feeling, relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to move forward with my life! Great vegetarian food, presented in a warm and caring environment.

Thank kathy48613
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The facility is very clean with warm, friendly staff. The bed was comfortable and the food healthy and adequate. The ayurvedic practice is useful for lowering and controlling stress. The location is also easy to find.

Thank Julia I
Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a wonderful experience I had at the Retreat! Three days of rest, relaxation, yoga, and more. I was able to re-center myself. I met wonderful people and I cannot say enough about the staff. The food and accommodations were delightful. The treatments - Pure Bliss! Thank you to all.

Thank Elizabeth S
Millbrae, California
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I was beyond satisfied with my experience at the Ayurveda Health Retreat! Richard and his staffs were very warmhearted, caring and knowledgeable, the treatments were fantastic, I felt totally relaxed in both body and mind afterward. Also, the healthy organic foods served were well-prepared and delicious. I felt that I have learned a lot throughout the retreat, and left there...

Thank akikoyko
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I will return! The love and compassion, the wellness and "rightness"! Warms my heart just thinking about you all. Nutrition, fitness, mindfullness and spirituality. Your devtion and commitment will stay with me always. Namaste

Thank Lorraine S
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I'm a newcomer to Florida transplanted from California and did not expect that any place so wonderful and spiritual would even exist here but I was so delighted to have one of the best experiences of my life at the Retreat. Everything was amazing from the treatments to the delicious vegetarian food. Richard and the staff couldn't have been nicer....

Thank Ricki A

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are open 7 days a week; you may reserve your personal Retreat at any time. You can come for a Traditional Panchakarma Retreat for up to 2 or 3 weeks, or come for a shorter R&R or Wellness Retreat. We are here to facilitate your journey to health and happiness through the sublime teachings of Yoga and Ayurveda. The Ayurveda Education Week offers an opportuntiy to immerse yourself in Yoga and Ayurveda in a nurturing enviroment. The Ayurveda Health Retreat (AHR) is one of the premier Retreats in Florida that offer traditional Ayurvedic medicine and Panchakarma treatments. The AHR was established by Richard A. Masla, Ayurvedic Practitioner, in 2001 and is located in the small historic town of Alachua, in north central Florida. The Retreat initially had only one treatment room and an office space. From these humble beginnings, it now encompasses three buildings: a beautiful yoga studio, a retreat center and a yoga ashram. Annually we serve hundreds of guests who visit us from all over the world. We are a group of dedicated health professionals who have created an authentic Ayurvedic retreat offering traditional Kerala Ayurvedic therapies. We have 3 Ayurvedic Practitioners, a psychologist, massage therapists, Reiki healers, and yoga & meditation teachers. Richard Masla, our Ayurvedic Practitioner, studied traditional Ayurveda under Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. Pankaj Naram and Dr. Syama. Richard has mastered the ancient art of Kerala Ayurvedic Panchakarma and has trained all the massage therapists. We're here to accommodate you, whether you need a weekend refresher or a full 21-day retreat. We look forward to being of service! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ayurveda Health Retreat

Address: 14616 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
Region: United States > Florida > Alachua
Price Range: ₹ 6,418 - ₹ 25,930 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for the room by the kitchen. Great smells, all free!”
kathy48613, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 downstairs”
, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want to share a bathroom, tell them when you book your reservation.”
20rickia, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I loved my room: #1 in the blue house. Some rooms have TVs -- #1 does not. I wanted a quiet getaway so the lack of television was a gift.”
victoriamY4306ER, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms that are not next to another room: upstairs in the blue building, or in the yoga building.”
840susanz, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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