Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you. Here's how to connect with us.

Workshop Reservations
You can register online or by calling Guest Services. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Contact us in the US: 1-831-667-3000

Massage Reservations
Per COVID-19 safety, only guests staying at Esalen can book massages. Contact Healing Arts directly by emailing

Public Night Bathing (1:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.)
Reservations for public night bathing are currently closed due to COVID-19.

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General Information or Inquiries
Call 831-667-3000 or email us at  Due to the high volume of inquiries we receive, please allow up to 72 hours for a reply. Please note that we do not process workshop reservation requests by email.

Lost and Found RequestsEsalen is not responsible for lost or stolen items. If you've left an item behind after your stay at Esalen, please visit and enter client ID 86773, then fill out the lost item report.

Mailing Addresses

Big Sur Campus

Esalen Institute
55000 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920 US

Administrative Offices

Esalen Institute
548 Market St
PMB 48853
San Francisco, CA 94104-5401 US

Departmental ContactCenter for Theory & Research
Jane Hartford, Director of Development

Friends of Esalen
831-667-3000 option 2

Marketing / Communications / Media Relations

Massage & Healing Arts

Massage School / Esalen Massage & Bodywork Association (EMBA)
Brita Ostrom, Coordinator
831-667-3000 option 6

Employment Opportunities
View job openings here.

Beginning September 3, 2021 all guests will be required to provide proof of vaccination upon arrival. Please review our updated COVID safety guidelines.