Day Visits

While we are closed to the public most of the year, it is possible to come to Tassajara just for the day during our Summer Guest Season. Between the hours of 9am and 9pm, day guests are welcome to enjoy Tassajara and its accompanying amenities, including the hotsprings and Japanese-style bath house, meditation in the zendo, access to wonderful trails, scenic creek-side adventures, and the open embrace of the Ventana wilderness. Our delicious, gourmet vegetarian lunch is also offered in our beautiful dining room overlooking the creek.

Rates are $32 for adults and $13 for children and does not include meals. The only available meal for purchase is lunch in the dining room and is available by reservation only. Lunch is served at 1:00pm and is $16 for adults and $12 for children. Please pack food and snacks for yourself as there is no other food available for purchase.

Please bring your own towels for the bath house and pack a picnic if you are not planning to purchase lunch. Please be mindful of our wildlife by using secure containers that are easy for you to carry but difficult for critters to carry off or penetrate. Finally, please "leave no trace" and refrain from leaving any debris on the trails.

Due to the remote location and popular destination, reservations are required for day guests. Please call Jamesburg at 831-659-2229 to make a reservation. Please call no more than two weeks in advance to make your day visit reservation.


Getting to Tassajara

The only vehicle access to Tassajara is via a 14-mile dirt road, a winding, mountain road that takes an hour to drive and cannot be safely navigated by all cars, especially some with automatic transmissions. For more detailed information, see Getting Here.