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If you’re reading this message, we are still available to book while the world aims to eliminate COVID. Although we are an outdoor facility with plenty of space between guests, it should be noted we follow all CDC recommendations for cleaning our accommodations to ensure you feel safe during your stay. While we all want to do our part to obey the recommendations of social di


If you’re reading this message, we are still available to book while the world aims to eliminate COVID. Although we are an outdoor facility with plenty of space between guests, it should be noted we follow all CDC recommendations for cleaning our accommodations to ensure you feel safe during your stay. While we all want to do our part to obey the recommendations of social distancing to protect all human life, we believe social distancing does not mean you have to be cooped up in your home. You can be equally responsible of distancing yourself by taking a journey deep into nature where you can turn off your televisions, put the smart phones down, find some rest in a hammock and connect with your loved ones. Life does not have to stop because social events are cancelled. Love is not cancelled. Laughter is not cancelled. Nature is not cancelled. God is not cancelled. And Stone Mountain Retreat is most definitely NOT cancelled.

Before we give you all the warm and fuzzy details of our beautiful 200-acre land that offers you so much more than just a glamping site, we wanted to clearly communicate that we are a space of relaxation and connection. If you are looking for a space that endorses partying, we respectfully want you to know that this is not that kind of glamping destination :) However, if you’re looking for some good energy and transformation, you have found the right place. Pure medicine is the language of our mountains.

ABOUT OUR LAND: Stone Mountain Retreat is nestled into California’s Central Coast Mountains.  It has long been a best kept secret of the central coast, and was recently purchased from an amazing family who loved and stewarded the land for over 100 years.  It is our intention to provide our guests with the best environment to embrace their imagination, experience freedom, and create a destination for you to build fond memories. You will soon discover that the energy is sacred, and we aim to provide a sanctuary where you can be your authentic you.

LODGING: We have 6 sites to choose from: FAITH (Site 1), COPAIBA (Site 2), BODHI TREE (Site 3), BREAKTHROUGH (Site 4), UNITY (Site 5), and VICTORY (Site 6). Lodging Note: SITE 1 is roughly 300 feet from SITE 2, and SITE 2 is roughly 300 feet from SITE 3. SITE 3, 4, 5, and 6’s bell tent site’s are roughly 200 feet from each other, and can be booked as a combined community site for guests looking to bring some more family and friends.  

ABOUT OUR ACCOMMODATIONS: Each site offers abundant space which can accommodate an additional tent if needed, currently has an all-weather premium 20' bell tent with rain fly, 2 pillow top mattresses to sleep 4 comfortably.  Site #1 has two queens; and Site’s #2-6 have a Cal King and a Queen with fitted sheets, Mexican blankets and pillows with cases. Guests should bring their own top sheets and blankets/sleeping bags.  Each bell tent has a double door entry/exit with multiple screens for warm days/nights, a Mr. Buddy indoor approved propane heater, a 24” propane fire pit, USB edison lights for inside tent to plug into a USB power source, solar lighting throughout the grounds, shower enclosure w/ solar shower bags, super clean porta-potty restroom w/ sink and sanitation, 22” Weber BBQ grill, hand crafted eating and tree tables, chairs, 96 gallon trash bins, dreamcatchers, and much more. Note: You'll need to bring your own propane (20lb for fire pit, and 1lb for inside heater).

ACTIVITIES: WHETHER IF YOU’RE A MOUNTAIN BIKER, RUNNER, or HIKER - WE HAVE THE PERFECT PROPERTY FOR YOU! Each site’s guests can mountain bike, run and/or hike to the top of the mountain which gives you panoramic views of the central coast. It’s a special space that we have named SOARING EAGLE. Once you’ve reached its location, feel free to use the space for yoga, meditation, or setting up some tree hammocks and taking an afternoon nap prior to watching the sun set and cast a mirage of pinks, oranges and red across the mountains and coastal beaches.

DO YOU LIKE STARGAZING?  Look up. As night falls, you’ll find yourself relaxing, and watching the stars. Light pollution is absent, and there is every opportunity to catch a falling star and make a wish :)

WILDLIFE IS CALLING YOU: As a guest, you’ll get to experience many of the friendly animals on the property - deer, foxes, wild turkey, lizards, and bird watching – we see many hawks, blue jays, hummingbirds, swallows, woodpeckers, robins, finches, and owls.

CONNECTION: As a retreat property, it is not uncommon that you may find others enjoying themselves as you venture throughout the grounds.  Feel free to introduce yourself and make a new friend. We love the idea of connecting with nature, self-rejuvenation, and community. The property offers you every opportunity to connect with God, self, and loved ones.  “The most important and fulfilling work we as humans can do on this planet at this time is to reconnect to ourselves, to one another, and to the natural world.”

And so in closing, we welcome you to come and experience the magic of Stone Mountain Retreat. Use the land to fill your soul up with positive energy and tap into your divine.  Respect the land and all things within it. Leave your mark by building stone stacks or creating a piece of art for others to be inspired by.  Experience nature in its rawest setting. Embrace the freedom you deserve. Unplug and Reset. Namaste!

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
6 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out

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Hipcamper Alicia
Alicia A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 29th, 2019

We loved our time at this campsite. We were not expecting it to be so well equipped, which was a nice surprise as we had come with the bare minimum of cooking supplies. Our four and two year olds had a great time gathering rocks, sticks, etc. The site is very private and has the cleanest port a potty I have ever used.

Hipcamper Michelle

Great night at site #5!

Michelle O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
July 7th, 2020

Stone Mountain Retreat was everything we imagined it would be. The property itself is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. It is very secluded (three miles down a dirt road) and the sites are big. There is no cell service, so be sure to look at the directions ahead of time. As for each individual site, you can truly tell that the owners have put their heart and soul into this place. We were at site #5. The tent was big and there was a king and queen bed inside which were both very comfy. There was a large picnic table, outdoor camping shower, propane firepit, and charcoal grill. If you follow the road up the mountain, there is a wonderful hike on the property. We hiked up to the "eagles nest" to watch the sunset and it was truly magical. HIGHLY recommended. We did not have a chance to say hi to the owners because we had to leave early for our next day of backpacking, but did see them walking around in the morning and got a friendly wave.

Our only recommendation for improvement is regarding the propane fire pit. You are required to bring your own 20lb tank of propane to use the fire pits. As we were car camping multiple days up the coast from South Bay Area to Big Sur, we did not feel comfortable driving around with a tank of propane in our car in an already fire-prone area. Maybe an option for paying extra nightly to use propane or renting a tank on site would be helpful!

All in all- the property is magical and this was an amazing night. We wished we could have had more time to stay longer!

Hipcamper Stone Mountain Retreat
Response from Stone Mountain Retreat, the Host, on July 11th, 2020

Thank you so much for the warm review Michelle. So happy you enjoyed your time here on our mountain. In response to your propane tank insights, we are now looking at options with our local propane company to see if we could offer tanks up for rent - much like what you see at Home Depot. It may take a little bit, but we have it down as an action to see if we can accommodate this request. God bless!

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Hipcamper Angel

A treasure

Angel S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
April 5th, 2020

Our family found the best place here to reconnect. We were warmly greeted and Chad & Jessi are just about the kindest people I tell ya. The land is led and cared for and we will be back for sure. The best place to unwind for anyone who appreciates being in nature. I cannot describe how beautiful the views'll have to see them for yourself and if the wild turkeys around, they will show you!!

Hipcamper Mike

Completely secluded and peaceful

Mike L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 4th, 2019

The site was a very nice clearing king the canyon tucked away from the hustle of the city. If your goal is to unplug and get away from it all this is the place. There is good accomidations including a power strip for charging your camera to take all of the pictures you will want to remember the beauty. The only thing that you may want to think about during the summer months is a good amount of bug spray/ citranilla candles due to the large amount of mosquitoes and nats which love to hunt during dusk and dawn. We really enjoyed the host who were there to answer any questions we had and were very accommodating

Hipcamper Lauren
Lauren M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 15th, 2019

Great place and atmosphere!

Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel Y.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 22nd, 2019

Wonderful hosts! The property is amazing. Definitely some breathtaking views. I would recommend it to anyone and would also go back.

Hipcamper Kelly
Kelly E.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 4th, 2019

Chad has a very nice area set up on his property; really unique canyon and landscape, and lots of animals to see! We appreciated his willingness to help us with anything we may have needed. We look forward to seeing what Chad has in store for the land in the future!

Hipcamper Vee
Vee T.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 10th, 2019

Copaiba was amazing! We absolutely loved the Yurt and the whole site set up. Chad was extremely helpful from the start of contact with setting up accommodations for our group and answering all my questions about the site and site space. The downer was we couldn’t have a campfire, but he made that a point from the beginning and in the site detail. We made the choice to book the site anyways. :) Oh and the yellow jacket season was in, so be mindful of late summer and fall camping, because that’s when they come out. There is also an amazing hiking trail that takes you up to the sunset ! It was beautiful!!!!! we would love to book this place again in the future!!

Hipcamper Rishab
Rishab H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
November 9th, 2019

Really amazing retreat space - it was beautifully set up, Chad (the host) was extremely welcoming, and there’s a phenomenal mountain vista point with a hammock set up - pure paradise :)

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