Shou Sugi Ban House offers a balance between seclusion and connection through its architecture and intentional balance of public and private spaces.
The Main Barn offers a natural light-filled space that encourages community. Our open demonstration kitchen and communal table showcases our culinary philosophy, the glass meditation hall creates a grounding environment for daily wellness activities and a generous second-floor conference room offers space for workshops, meetings, and corporate retreats. Evenings can be spent gathered for dinner, music, or a fire circle if you are not relaxing in the privacy of your guest studio.
Slow down and discover your innate wisdom. We honor timeless truths and curiosity through an all encompassing and balanced approach towards mind, body and spiritual wellness. We recognize that luxury is rooted in self discovery and personal care.
Shou Sugi Ban Spa encourages guests to explore our wide range of signature spa treatments including massage, body work and facials, as well as our world of hydrotherapy.
Our healing arts menu offers advanced modalities using sound, energy, reiki, and aromatherapy. The Healing Arts Barn offers space for private treatments and sound sessions and invites visitors into the ceremonial world of teas.
Our wellness program offers a full range of activities, offered daily, and includes all levels of movement, yoga, breathwork, meditation, tea and nutrition. We encourage guests to attend daily offerings or schedule private sessions that align with their needs.
Every element of your stay has been thoughtfully curated to gently encourage moments of insight, lightness and freedom. Movement classes for both physical and mental clarity are offered in open air rooms that invite the outdoors in.
Our Movement pavilion is an open structure that offers both private and group classes for strength training, body conditioning, sculpting and alignment, acroyoga, pilates and other integrative mind-body activities. The glass pavilion in our Main Barn offers daily activities for mindful movement and meditation.
The grounds are designed with an appreciation of the elements earth, wind, fire and water and offer a renewed connection with the natural world.
Open windows encourage natural lighting throughout gathering spaces and guest studios. Our landscaping is guided by an appreciation for the local environment and the use of native plant species and grasses. Organic vegetable and herb gardens are intentionally planted to support our culinary offerings as well as herbal treatments, honoring both the healing power of plants and their abundance in our location.
Guided beach hikes, shinrin yoku, and local excursions allow guests precious time to be in nature taking in fresh air and the simplicity of sand, water and sky.
Property amenities include access to our courtyard saltwater swimming pool, spa relaxation roof-deck; solarium deck; cherry orchard with outdoor dining; gathering lawn; ceremonial fire circle; winding garden pathways for walking meditations; tennis court; geodesic dome.
At Shou Sugi Ban House, water is healer, inspiration, teacher and muse. Reflecting our close proximity to the ocean, water plays a central role in our programming, property, and guest experience.
Overnight guests have access to our saltwater swimming pool. Our spa features a circuit of hot and cold hydrotherapy plunge pools, a Watsu treatment pool and wellness bath rituals. We encourage and teach the benefits of a nightly soak as a process that helps detoxify the body and encourage restful sleep.