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Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens

215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888
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Amazing Views and it smells sooo good!

I fell in love with Meditation Gardens immediately when we walked through the gate and were greeted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Breathtaking beauty and views

These gardens have an incredible variety of flowers and trees, plus breathtaking views of the... read more

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215 W K St, Encinitas, CA 92024-5040
+1 760-753-2888

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I fell in love with Meditation Gardens immediately when we walked through the gate and were greeted with the aroma of jasmine, lavender and many other plant botanicals. I value aromatherapy so I appreciated the aroma from the plant botanicals. I thought the little ponds...More

Thank Ladee_t0720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens have an incredible variety of flowers and trees, plus breathtaking views of the ocean. Whether you visit for its beauty, to meditate or to see the koi ponds, you won't be disappointed.

Thank McS_M60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here as an alternative to the beaches directly below the cliffs, as the temps were uncommonly hot. There were a few benches located in the shade, not as many as I had hoped, but the walk through the gardens was very enjoyable. The...More

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The meditation gardens are just a beautiful and relaxing way to get away from the busy world. Parking is a bit tricky to find (we got lucky with a spot on the street) and the hours aren't always convenient but the effort is worth it....More

Thank williephips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little piece of tranquility and paradise. Always look forward to visiting when in San Diego. The flowers and views of the ocean to second to none. 🕉☯️

Thank heidi874
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The SRC mediation gardens are beautiful. Lush, serene, and inviting. An oasis with ocean views, flowing water, ponds of colorful fish and inviting places that beckon you to stop, look, listen and admire the surroundings. If your purpose is finding a quiet place for mediation...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to sit and take a moment to breath. The beautiful plants, coy ponds and the seating areas encourages you to just relax and take some time to just be. Such a beautiful place!

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been here 3 times and each time it gets more beautiful and serene than the next. I love just walking around, surveying the plants and koi ponds, and enjoying the extraordinary ocean views. As this is a meditation garden, it is imperative that...More

Thank Leidertruth
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The gardens are simply magnificent. As you walk up the steps, you find yourself enveloped in wonder and love as well as beauty. At the top is a great view of the ocean. You won't come all the way down all day. But it's more...More

Thank RaW431
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The garden is magnificent. The views on the ocean are so beautiful. I was delighted. I loved too the colourful flowers and the peace you can feel there.

Thank Amparo A
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12 September 2017|
Response from may c | Reviewed this property |
I think Monday is closed. Tuesday through Friday 9 to 5. Sunday 11 to 5. There is the meditation Program Center has different schedules.
1 September 2017|
Response from theseaforus | Reviewed this property |
I think it is more of a park.
3 February 2017|
Response from Bornok_30 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the hours. But we went there around 10am and I know they close at 5pm. It's right off 101/coast highway. Beside Swamis beach. Just key in the address in your gps and it will take you there. 😉