esalen meeting room

After two years of design, fifteen months and two phases of construction, we are thrilled that the renewed Lodge - the heart of Esalen - is full of people and life once again!

esalen terrace

esalen dining

esalen skylight

As work at the Esalen Lodge wraps up, we are thrilled to watch our drawings become reality, and to see how the community is embracing the space and making it their own.  Inside the lodge, the new meeting rooms are complete with their exposed trusses and treetop views, and are serving nicely as temporary dining spaces.  Downstairs, the dining room is receiving new energy efficient windows, built-in benches, and baffled skylights, and will soon open to the new kitchen and café.  The main entry is taking shape, with an expanded but familiar bookstore.  Throughout the space, small and large det