Esalen is reopening March 1. Book a workshop or A Time to Reflect now.


Contact Us


You can register online or by calling Guest Services.

Contact us in the US:

International callers:

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Massage Reservations

Book massage appointments online or by calling 831-667-3000 option 3  between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Public Night Bathing (1 a.m. - 3 a.m.)

Reservations can only be made online here.

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 any form of reservation request by email.

Lost and Found Requests

Please send an email to or leave a message at 831-667-3000 option 5.

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
For more information or a phone directory, please call 831-667-3000.

Departmental Contacts

Center for Theory & Research

Jane Hartford, Director of Development

Friends of Esalen

831-667-3000 option 2

Employment Opportunities

View job openings here.

Marketing / Communications / Media Relations

Massage & Healing Arts

831-667-3000 option 3 (Reservations)

Massage School / Esalen Massage & Bodywork Association (EMBA)

Brita Ostrom, Coordinator
831-667-3000 option 6

Residential Study Program

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