Surrounded by thousands of acres of Catskills forest preserve, Menla is nestled in a magical mountain valley. Throughout the year, guests enjoy deep serenity, abundant wildlife, and can explore many different levels of hikes. Groups of up to 125 guests can be accommodated. Attend a signature programs or simply come as an individual for an R&R weekend getaway. Included are three delicious gourmet vegetarian meals a day, which you will enjoy throughout your stay.
The Dewa Spa & Healing center
Provides guests an integrated healing experience. Offering a variety of Western, Ayurvedic, and ancient Tibetan healing modalities, our therapists will customize your treatments based on your lifestyle and health needs. You are sure to leave Menla’s serene oasis feeling revitalized and rejuvenated.
The two-story Dewa Spa features nine treatment rooms, with Tibetan herbal soaking tubs, an Ayurvedic room and a couples massage room. Both men’s and women’s locker rooms provide Finnish and Far-Infrared saunas, steam rooms, rain showers with jets, radiant heat and climate control. We invite our guests to spend some time sipping on a cup of tea in our relaxation lounge with a spectacular view of our garden and surrounding mountains. Additional amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, gym and fitness room, yoga studio and outdoor tennis courts.
The Nalanda Conference Center
Perfect for conferences, group meetings, movement and yoga programs, and weddings. Built in 2001, this two-story building includes a Main Hall, Lounge, Cafe, Gift Shop, and breakout room to satisfy virtually every functional need.
Ahimsa Yoga Studio
Designed with Iyengar wall ropes and equipped with yoga props, and surrounded by a view of the garden and forest, the Ahimsa Yoga Studio is the perfect space for yoga, meditation or movement workshops, or mid-sized meetings. The floor is bamboo, and the large east-, west-, and south-looking windows allow the morning and evening sun to light the room naturally.
The charming 200-year-old Barn can be used as a primary meeting space or for receptions and social events. With its high vaulted ceilings, the Barn has excellent acoustics and is the perfect space for groups incorporating music or sound healing.
For smaller groups, our beautiful Sanctuary is ideal, with its unique septagonal architecture and enormous bay windows facing the southern mountain ridge. The Sanctuary was constructed specifically for contemplative workshops and meditation and does not have running water or bathrooms.
Upon arriving at Menla, you enter into a natural paradise. The accommodations are extremely comfortable, and the décor is accented with a touch of Tibet. Guests can choose from a variety of different rooms, from deluxe private suites to shared housing.