Crystal Hermitage Guest House

If you would like to spend your honeymoon night at the guest house, or provide close-by accommodation for your wedding party or guests, we offer a variety of accommodation choices.

Guest House

Guest House

  • Secluded, and with stunning views, our two-bedroom one-bath Guest House is surrounded by
    virgin forest and perched on a mountain bluff overlooking the scenic foothills of the Sierra
    Nevada Mountains.
  • From the deck are stupendous views of the Yuba River Canyon, hundreds of feet below.
  • Just a few minute’s walk away are the main grounds of Crystal Hermitage, with its terraced gardens, majestic forest views, wedding chapel and walkways.
  • A perfect setting for a romantic honeymoon, the house is a two-story mountain chalet with a
    fully-equipped kitchen and dining area plus living room with a gas fireplace. One bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the other is fitted with a trundle.
  • As the Guest House sleeps up to 4 people, it also serves as beautiful accommodation for the wedding party or guests.
  • On the lower level, next to the downstairs bedroom, is a meditation room.
  • To provide the perfect country wedding experience, the Guest House does not have television.
  • A radio and CD player are available for your use. Internet is available. Cell phone reception is
    very limited.

Additional accommodation is available nearby at our sister venue, Gaia House,
or at Ananda’s Expanding Light Retreat.

 Guest House


During your stay at Crystal Hermitage, you may wish to avail yourself of our many services and amenities.

  • Massage (at the Guest House or our nearby Center for Radiant Health)
  • Free tours of Ananda Village on Sundays, leaving from The Expanding Light
  • Yoga classes at our neighboring yoga and meditation retreat center, The Expanding Light (day passes available)
  • Master’s Market and Deli (located 10 minutes away in downtown Ananda Village, a total vegetarian/natural foods market, bakery and deli
  • Hiking within Ananda Village, along the Yuba River and in our surrounding forests
  • Information for shopping/dining/sightseeing in nearby historic gold mining town Nevada City
  • Swimming spots at nearby Yuba River