Contact Us

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

Workshop ReservationsYou 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 ReservationsPer 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 Requests

Esalen 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 Address
Big Sur Campus

Esalen Institute
55000 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Administrative Offices

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

Departmental Contacts
Center for Theory & Research

Jane Hartford, Director of Development for CTR

Donations / Friends of Esalen

Mary O'Brien, Director of Development for Esalen

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.

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