The atrium inside the Lindisfarne Guest House
Lindisfarne Guest House
The Lindisfarne Guest House is a distinctive octagonal building with twelve rooms on two floors surrounding a 30-foot skylit atrium. The atrium provides a relaxing skylit sitting area where guests often gather to read or sit with a cup of tea by the fire. The building is constructed in a traditional Japanese style and heated with a central wood-burning stove and passive solar system.
The guest rooms are simply, yet comfortably furnished, with large windows opening onto landscaped grounds. Each pair of rooms shares a bathroom and there is a centrally located shower. Snacks are always available in the guest house kitchen.
The Wheelwright Center
The Wheelwright Center, at the heart of Green Gulch, has four conveniently located guest rooms. Two of the rooms may be combined into a suite, with kitchen and sitting area.
Hope Cottage is one of the most spectacular retreats on the Pacific Coast. Perched on a hill and nestled in a grove of Monterey pines, it has commanding views of the Green Gulch Valley and the Pacific Ocean to the southeast, and Mt Tamalpais to the north. It's equipped with a wood-burning stove, a kitchenette stocked with basic food supplies, and a bathroom. Hope Cottage is a 25-minute uphill walk from the central area of Green Gulch.
Other Overnight Options
It is also possible to stay at Green Gulch as a Guest Practice Retreatant. Retreatants, who may stay in guest rooms, join the Green Gulch residents in early morning meditation, work with the community until lunch time, then enjoy a free afternoon and evening. Guest Practice is a great way to combine a private retreat with participation in the life and practice of the community.