Amaris is a retreat and training center located in the small countryside village of Pescadero, just inland from the magnificent Central California Coast. 30 minutes south of San Francisco and just outside Half Moon Bay, the facility offers easy access to nearby local attractions including wineries, The Ano Nuevo State ReserveBean Hollow State Park, Butano State Park, Pescadero State Beach and the Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park.  The village of Pescadero itself offers quaint locations for shopping and lodging, among them Duartes Tavern, The Pescadero Creek Bed and Breakfast, Arcangeli's Market, Luna Sea, Muzzi's, Made in Pescadero , Harley Farms and the Stage Road Shops.

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Amaris offers space for meetings, workshops and personal retreats with a quiet garden and warm residential setting within easy reach of the Silicon Valley.  The Great Room offers seating next to the fireplace for warm winter meetings, with many sunny windows to let the cool summer air in.  Full kitchen facilities provide room to share snacks and meals.


A large garden with outdoor seating and several break-out rooms allow your group to utilize the space in a variety of ways, providing comfortable space for large groups and small. For mid-week or weekend retreats, our upstairs studio space offers full kitchen amenities along with private bath and sleeping for up to four people.  With a separate entrance and full access to the garden, the Pomponio Suite offers a comfortable setting for a mini vacation or personal retreat. For rates or reservations, contact

772 North Street

Pescadero, California

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