The SpaceWelcome to PEACE TEMPLE ABODE, a relaxed country villa on five acres, on the coast of Monterey Bay California USA. Long time residents of Monterey County hostess *Sukhmandir Kaur Khalsa and host **Sukhmandir Singh Khalsa invite you to share in a new age, yoga and wellness experience while enjoying our unique coastal home, blessed with sunrise, sunset and ocean view. We are on a private drive, a bit off the beaten track, bring your sense of adventure when you come. The stucco house, has a spacious open, family friendly, floor plan, Saltillo tile and wood floors, with high cedar ceilings, lofts, and natural light filtering through skylights and windows.
HANG OUT: Relax by our fireplace. Catch a movie with us on our 60 inch wide screen LCD TV. Enjoy original art by local artists. Watch the evening sun set over the Sea. Lounge in our Private Studio. Share a meal with us, or visit the peninsula and go out on the town where fine dining restaurants and a multitude of shoppes abound. Visit nearby beaches or go hiking on coastal trails with panoramic views.
SLEEP: Rest easy when you sleep in our unique GOOD VIBRATIONS room with built in LOFT. Bedroom is on the upper story and features a comfortable king size bed. The loft (a straight up climb) with full size bed and mattress has the best view from the highest vantage point in the entire house, and is a great getaway to meditate, or do yoga. A kid magnet, the loft is perfect for climbers, the young at heart, and adventurous sleepers. The electric stove in the room invites you to cozy up to the ambiance of faux flames offering real warmth. The room comes complete with Wi Fi. Ask us if you'd like the use of a portable lap top desk, or anything added to, or removed, from the room while you stay. The room opens to a private enclosed balcony with table stools granite top rolling cabinet and mini fridge. Sip morning tea, or coffee, while enjoying the sunrise. All windows have blinds to block out the light if you are not an early riser. The GOOD VIBRATIONS ROOM with LOFT has a shared bath with a double sink vanity, 6 foot jacuzzi tub with shower, skylight and garden window. All linens and towels included. (Half bath, and Master Bath with double shower and laundry facilities and also available to use.)
EAT: We offer the use of fully equipped vegetarian/vegan/rawfoods kitchen complete with juicers, blenders, food processor, 6 burner gas range, and griddle, but ask that no meat, poultry, or fish is cooked in our Peace Temple Villa. We also do not permit alcoholic beverages or smoking on the premises. We invite you to partake of breakfast bagels, toast, tea and coffee on the privacy of your own balcony, or share our table.
MEDITATE: We invite you to participate in early morning meditation and join us for yoga. Ask about a private yoga session. If you are here on Thursday evenings be our guest for yoga 7pm at the Chautauqua Hall in Pacific Grove.
HEAL: Ask about our discount at the Monterey Wellness Center featuring Turbosonics sound therapy, Laser light therapy, Ionic foot bath, Infrared Spa and Colonic.
PLAY: Relax on balconies, decks, patios and lawns. Explore our five acres. We have several outdoor stoves and wood for a fire, a camping spot with fire pit, and parking for your RV. There is plenty to do year round in Monterey County and the Tri County area. If you like nature, and are new to the area, ask us to recommend hiking trails and places to visit inland, or along the Coast. We have a beach bag and towels ready for you.
Please Note: Groups, or families, can be easily accommodated by combining rooms. (Ask us about hosting your retreat or wedding). Please contact us regarding availability and pricing. We have other listings on the same property (see profile).
Secluded on a private drive, PEACE TEMPLE ABODE is s conveniently located on a coastal property between Santa Cruz and Monterey. We are about 1 mile (1 minute by car) from the Airport Shuttle and Monterey Transit (bus) where parking is available.
Peace Temple is secluded on a private road in North Monterey County about ½ a mile off of Hwy 101, and about 1 mile from HWY 156 West which runs between HWY 1 and HWY 101.
We are about 1 mile (1 minute by car) from the Airport Shuttle and Monterey Transit (bus) where parking is available.
We are centrally located in the Tri County area.
2 minutes from the nearest shopping center.
5 minutes North of the nearest mall.
7 minutes North of the Steinbeck center in Salinas.
10-15 minutes inland from beaches or Moss Landing antique shops.
20 minutes North of Monterey Fisherman’s Warf, Laguna Seca Raceway, Sea Otter Bicycle Classic, or South of Watsonville.
25 minutes North of Carmel by the Sea, Pebble Beach and 17 mile Drive, or Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium (ask about passes).
30 minutes North of Carmel Valley and South of Santa Cruz Boardwalk.
35-40 minutes North of Point Lobos and Carmel Highlands, or Pacific Grove monarch butterfly sanctuary.
40-60 minutes North of Big Sur beaches, the Redwoods and Esalen Institute hot springs.
70-75 minutes South of San Francisco.
Weather: Dress in layers.
Spring is temperate with occasional showers.
Summer can be warm and sunny, or cool and foggy.
Fall is moderate with occasional late autumn monsoons.
Winter can be stormy, or sunny, sometimes all in the same day.
*Sukhmandir Kaur Khalsa is the guide to Sikhism (website hidden)
**Sukhmandir Singh Khalsa is a Kundalini Yoga teacher at Kundalini Live with Wave Street Studios across from the Monterey Bay Aquarium