BALANCE DUE If you only paid a deposit upon registration your balance due will be charged to the credit card on file within 5 days of the start of your retreat. CANCELLATIONS Please note: We only have six guest rooms. Therefore, if you need to cancel please email us as soon as possible. Your deposit can be transferred to another retreat with us if cancelled 3 weeks before the start of your retreat and is good for up to one year. If you cancel within 3 weeks of the start of the retreat, all costs are non-refundable and non-transferable.
WHAT TO BRING We recommend you bring all your groceries upon arrival such as fresh veggies, meats, dairy or bread products. We have a lot of basics on hand. Nearby Markets have prepared meals on hand as well. Please bring house slippers or sandals as we do not wear shoes inside. All towels, bed linens and toiletries are provided including hair dryers. All meditation cushions, benches, or chairs are provided, or you can bring your own. Pool & Hot Tub: bring your swimsuit and robe.
Winter: Average Temp 50-65. Please prepare for all types of weather. It is good to have a sweater or warm jacket, socks, sturdy comfortable shoes for walking, casual clothing for meals and meditation. The meditation room is also heated.
Summer: Average temp 80-95. We are a fully air conditioned facility. Bring loose comfortable cotton clothing.
Arrival day: Arrive between 3-4 pm. For new guests there is an orientation at 4:30 pm. Meditations start at 7 pm. We highly recommend arriving as close to 3 pm as possible to avoid rush hour traffic. Departure day: The retreat ends after morning moving meditation approximately 11:30-12 noon.
Silence: We provide as much outer silence as possible, but we are not responsible for natural noise from the neighbors or community. We do not schedule construction during retreat periods. Once a week, or every other week, landscapers keep up the grounds. As necessary there is cleaning and occasional maintenance at the center. We are cultivating inner silence while doing our best to give our guests an environment of genuine peace and quiet.
Note: People that are physically or emotionally challenged are asked to notify us in advance in order for us to determine if the silent retreat is appropriate. We do not provide psychological therapy or medical treatment. Each client is responsible for their mental and physical welling being during and after their retreat.
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Silent Stay Retreat Center 3570 Cantelow Road Vacaville, CA 95688 email@example.com 707 474 4833
Silent Meditation Retreat Center in Northern California, easily accessible from San Francisco, Sacramento and Los Angeles.