25 Amazing Zen Retreat Photos.

Via on Apr 6, 2012


Minimalist Retreat, Leiria, Portugal

Via our elephriends at EcoSalon.

We live in an over-connected world of smartphones, social networking, and 24-hour news cycles. Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. Whether you dream of a wood cabin in the forest, a cabana on an empty beach, or a treehouse outfitted in sustainable materials, there’s a zen retreat that’s sure to fit the bill.

Let this collection of images inspire your next escape.


Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia


Hudson Passive Project, Hudson Valley, New York, USA


Desert Nomad House, Tucson, Arizona, USA


Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos


Stealth Barn, Norfolk, England


Summerhouse, Sweden

For the rest of the gorgeous Zen Retreat images, jump on over to EcoSalon.

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3 Responses to “25 Amazing Zen Retreat Photos.”

  1. Valerie Carruthers ValCarruthers says:

    Gorgeous!

    Just posted to "Featured Today" on the Elephant Spirituality Homepage.

    Valerie Carruthers
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