Heartwood Mountain Sanctuary is a learning village, community hub, and eco retreat destination nurturing regenerative relationship with self, community, and earth.
Heartwood is a wilderness retreat destination, learning village
and community hub at the heart of the Emerald Triangle
in Humboldt County, California.
Discover the serenity and spirit of our natural surroundings,
take in breathtaking vistas, heart-healthy hikes, farm fresh cuisine
and soothing wellness experiences
Heartwood offers a variety of lodging options from ensuite to camping. Book a cozy bungalow among the firs or enjoy our modern, eco-renovated dorms. All of our rooms come with beautiful surroundings, friendly staff, and an unique opportunity to relax and unplug from the daily grind. Come for a weekend getaway or find the perfect place for your next event or retreat!
The Emerald Heart Restaurant prepares the freshest farm-to-table fare, grown right on site. Come enjoy our famous mountain brunches and wood-fired pizza parties! Dine in, or venture outside to enjoy the sunshine and mountain views from the deck. Our culinary staff creates nourishing menus with seasonal farm fresh produce, merging the best of old world haute cuisine and new world innovation. The taste is so delicious you’ll forget that it’s good for you!
Heartwood hosts a wide variety of year round special events and educational programs to stimulate your mind and feed your passion. During your visit, sign up for a pottery class at the Ceramics Yurt, enjoy a Farm Tour or one of our group culinary classes.
Travel back in time with a day trip to the Giant Coastal Californian Redwoods or soak in endless sunshine on the private banks of the Eel River. Explore walking trails on our 200 acre campus or sign up for a local farm tour. As the sun sets, join our community at our Mountain Markets, Coffeehouse Open Mic Nights, and Community Art festivities!
As a world-class healing arts institute for over 30 years, Heartwood remains a peerless retreat center with sterling spa amenities and rejuvenating therapies. Relax in the hot tub and take in the mountaintop views, sweat it out in our newly remodeled sauna, book a healing massage session or attend an invigorating yoga class.