Rasayana Cove Ayurvedic Retreat (22 miles away)
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4224 Solomon Road, Ona, FL 33865. 863-494-7565. Specialize in personalized retreats of 7 days, 4 days, weekends or just for the day. Rasayana Cove offers retreats of Ayurveda and meditation throughout the year. In addition to individual and couples retreats, our facilities can accommodate groups for special workshops, meditators, and Ayurvedic clinicians seeking a natural setting to receive their clients for Panchakarma. Ayurvedic retreat center. The retreat property at Rasayana Cove gives the opportunity of resting in harmony with nature. Far from the busy cities it offers 25 acres of pristine woodlands bordering wilderness Horse Creek. The habitat is varied -- grassy fields, neighboring cow pastures, majestic oaks, palmetto thickets, cypress bayheads, and two spring-fed ponds. After entering the retreat there are no other residences in view -- only nature's glory. Throughout the property there are walkways in forest shade during the day and in bright moonshine at night. Our guests have seen a variety of Florida wildlife including deer, armadillo, turtles, turkeys, and otters playing in the creek. We offer several types of accommodation here at Rasayana Cove which are designed to reflect the natural setting of this Florida country retreat. All the cabins are constructed of natural materials with pine or cypress siding, and include large wooden decks to surround the interior space.
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