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Spirit Walk Private Retreat
187 reviews
· California
8 acres
9 sites
2 Glamping
1 Caravan/Tent
6 Tent
In October of 2001, after a year long search for the perfect place to build a retreat center, John stumbled upon this sacred land. Just 3 hours north of LA, this very rugged property was overgrown, and covered with granite boulders. Oak, juniper, cedar. and pine trees that had grown so thick that hiking the property meant scrambling over boulders and pushing through bushes and tree limbs. Brandy (John’s dog) led him through some dense foliage to a giant oak tree! It turned out that the foliage was actually the branches of the tree that had grown so long that they bent all the way to the ground creating a natural chamber. Embraced by the arms of this majestic oak tree John had a vision and Spirit Walk was born. Many more spectacular features revealed themselves including a seasonal creek and ultimately even a sacred well was found with some of the sweetest water you’ve ever tasted! This Sacred land is Blessed with a wonderful energy and all who spend time here leave knowing they have been in the presence of something truly magnificent. . Please note: Spirit Walk is a quiet meditative place. Our guests come for the quiet/silent enjoyment of time in nature. We have learned through experience that it is not a conducive environment for young children. Thank you for understanding.
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California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by John R.Joined in July 2016
Response rate: 80%Response time: Within 11 hours
235 Ratings · 187 reviews
Rachel B.recommends
September 18, 2022
Staying at Spirit Walk was just right for our weekend stay. Many calming areas to sit and look out at the view. The fire pit area is a great place for star gazing. Thank you for a wonderful stay
Virginia P.recommends
September 17, 2022
Off Grid Tiny House at Spirit Walk
Relax and recharge at Spirit Walk!
If you’re searching for a great place to rest and reset, Spirit Walk Private Retreat is a great choice. Thank you, John and Anna, for your great hospitality! This Hipcamp is 100% relaxed vibes. My husband and I loved the peaceful simplicity of this Hipcamp. Aside from the cozy off-grid lodging, we enjoyed relaxing seating areas, walking trails, a meditative labyrinth, and a fantastic outdoor kitchen set-up. That kitchen is flanked by a spacious, shaded deck. It would be perfect not just for an amazing camping experience, but a family reunion, birthday venue, or yoga class. Our little lodging was clean, comfortable, and a joy to spend time in. Having said that, the tent sites at this Hipcamp were fantastic, too. Both are wonderful options, and come with many well- appreciated amenities. It’s evident that the host put a lot of thought and love into this property. Because of it, SWPR is a fantastic spot for any kind of camper/glamper to enjoy. For its quiet location, beautiful environment, and superb amenities, we happily recommend Spirit Walk Private Retreat. Thank you, John, for sharing your Hipcamp with us!
Jennifer K.recommends
September 11, 2022
Grounding and peaceful energy
John’s land and space is magical. You can feel the energy, which brought grounding and peace for me. John is an empathetic and intuitive healer, and great to meet/connect if you get a chance! It was super hot during the heat wave, but hot springs and water are near by. I’ll definitely be back and look forward to returning when the creek is flowing in the spring!
Manuel S.recommends
September 6, 2022
Off Grid Tiny House at Spirit Walk
They have a very nice layout. the property is very beautiful and the common areas are very well kept and spacious. even though the campsites are near each other, they way everything is laid out is very nice and private. i had a very romantic time with my girlfriend and we would love to come back soon.
Carmen M.recommends
September 4, 2022
A mindful experience
This place was super cute, well kept and definitely a spiritual place. We arrived super late and John and Anna were extremely compassionate. John walked us through on the phone and was precise in explaining the land and the whereabouts. We were the only ones there but loved the tranquil environment. And the silence. The kitchen is well equipped with anything you need.
Julia B.recommends
August 15, 2022
Great experience!
Such a sweet escape! Special thanks to John and Anna for squeezing me in at a last minute notice. The space is well maintained and so peaceful. Everything you could want from a full kitchen to a hot shower. Great communal areas to connect with others. I’ll definitely be back!
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Hipcamp acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.