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Earth Sanctuary

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I just finished my third personal retreat at the retreat center. I love the peace and serenity of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
molly846
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Bellevue, Washington
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Quiet and peaceful

The Sanctuary is on the south end of Whidbey Island, Washington. It is 72 acres with several ponds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jansart2018
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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Earth Sanctuary is a spectacular nature reserve, sculpture garden and retreat center-a place to experience peace and the wonders of nature. Within the natural setting of Earth Sanctuary you'll be inspired by a sculpture garden of sacred spaces...more
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2059 Newman Rd, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-9754
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+1 360-331-6667
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I just finished my third personal retreat at the retreat center. I love the peace and serenity of the center and the beautiful surroundings. The woods, hearth, stupa and labyrinth were fun to explore and enjoy. I saw an eagle and deer, amazing. Chuck and...More

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Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. And so wonderful that you do regular retreats - so good for the soul! Chuck

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sanctuary is on the south end of Whidbey Island, Washington. It is 72 acres with several ponds and rock structures. It has a Medicine Wheel for those who want to pray. We found it so peaceful and thought provoking. Easy access and I think...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Arrived and luckily we had $14 cash to put in box. Walked most of the trail and although a beautiful natural setting, there are plenty of similar places to visit with no cost attached. More hype than value.

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Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Dear Richard, I'm sorry that you were disappointed. Did you get to the Cottonwood Stone Circle or one of the Native American Medicine Wheels? Kind regards, Chuck

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Earth Sanctuary mid week and parked at Newman Rd entrance. We donated &7/ea, (total $21) for our walk. We didn't have a map for that end of the walk, so nothing matched the key. Trails were not maintained well. After realizing we wanted to...More

Thank Lydia H
Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

I'm sorry you had problems with the maps and felt the trails were not maintained well. I walk the trails almost every day, pruning back the blackberries and keeping the trail clear. We are doing the best we can. Blessings to you and your family,...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Enjoyed walking through the forest and seeing the ponds with our 2 year old grandson. Peaceful and beautiful. Recommend!

Thank terischro
Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for the great review. It is so important for children to have a love of the outdoors. Blessings to you and your family, Chuck

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to the Earth Sanctuary. The Native American prayer stones and Medicine Wheel were very powerful and moving. The trails are lovely also, as well as the many benches and chairs to sit and reflect on the beauty there. Would love to...More

Thank rebeccalydia
Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for appreciating Earth Sanctuary!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

What an incredible place! Serene, inspiring, energizing......I had been told by a friend that it is a very special place, and the sanctuary was every bit as amazing as I had been led to believe it would be. I look forward to returning and experiencing...More

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Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you very much for your Trip Advisor review!

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Pure peace and solitude... so nice to be out in nature and to get grounded. Lovely easy to walk tralls. A very unexpected and awesome little day trip.

Thank Kimberly W
Chuck P, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thanks for your really nice review. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you are looking for an opportunity to walk, meditate and relax, this is your opportunity. We love it any season of the year.

Thank Mark W
ChuckPettis, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks for your wonderful review ... and thanks for visiting Earth Sanctuary! Chuck Pettis, Earth Sanctuary Founder

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Earth Sanctuary is a lovely, quiet place. Just walking through the trails was an enriching and peaceful journey. I had my camera with me, and felt more inclined to just experience the sanctuary with my own eyes. There is one area in particular where...More

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ChuckPettis, Owner at Earth Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review!

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Response from Chuck P | Property representative |
No, dogs are not allowed. Earth Sanctuary's priority is Nature and the birds and wildlife. Yesterday, I saw chipmunks, birds, rabbits, and deer on the trail. The birds and wildlife are prolific and many of the creatures... More
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