Can I bring my dog?
We understand how much you want to travel with your furry friends, but please leave your pets at home. The host/yoga instructor is allergic to animals.
Is the location safe? Are there neighbors nearby?
Yes, the retreat center is located in a safe area with neighbors nearby. The nearest gas station/restaurant is about 5 minutes driving distance away. You will see several neighbors houses on the way to the retreat center.
Is there wifi/cell service?
Yes, we have wifi enabled on property for you to use at your convenience. Cell service is spotty up here in the mountains. Verizon works best. If you have wifi calling enabled on your cellular device, you will be able to make and receive texts/phones calls. We also have a house phone line you may use any time.
Do I have to eat vegan?
No, while plant-based meals are encouraged during your stay, we can customize your meal plans based on your needs. All meals are prepared using organic ingredients.
Can I bring my own wine?
Yes, if you would like to bring your own wine, beer or other spirits to drink you are more than welcome to do so. We also have a selection of organic wines and beers to choose from that can be purchased at an additional price.
What types of wildlife are there?
Our 4 acres is home to many wildlife creatures. We have spotted, squirrels, rabbits, coyotes, bob cats, snakes, turkeys, hawks, turkey vultures, wood peckers, blue jays, and other birds.
What are the nearest airports?
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Merced Regional Airport
Private flights can be arranged as well. Contact directly if you are interested in flying private.
Do you offer transportation service to and from airport?
Yes, the fee for pick up and drop off to one of our nearest airports is $100 each way.
Is there alcohol allowed at the retreat?
There is no alcohol on site, but you are free to bring your own wine, beer or spirits to enjoy during your retreat.
Select organic wines and/or beers can also be provided for you at an additional price.
Let us know if you have any special requests and we will do our best to accommodate.
What about Covid-19?
Garden of Dreams Wellness Retreat is following all local Covid-19 health and safety guidelines and protocols. We clean the rooms and living spaces top to bottom before and after each guest. UV light to disinfect, sanitize and clean before and after each guest. The use of air purifiers, open windows, and fans to cleanse and circulate the air inside spaces. All group activities, yoga, meditation, and sound healing sessions take place outside. Soap and hand sanitizer is available in bathrooms. Complimentary masks are available for guests and staff. Social distance is encouraged.
Garden of Dreams Wellness does not discriminate against individuals based on gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or vaccination status. All individuals are welcome. If you require special care or needs please communicate to your host and we will do our best to accommodate.
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person to person contact. By entering these premises and/or the retreat, you (a) acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and that such exposure to infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death, (b) voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expenses, of any kind ("Claims"), that you may experience or incur, and (c) hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the retreat, retreat holders, hosts, teachers, owners, landlords, partners, affiliates, and employees from Claims of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.