Festival Venue

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The Tantra Love Festival West will be held in Lake County, Northern California, in the fantastic Saratoga Springs Retreat Center.
Saratoga Springs is nestled in a private 260-acre pristine valley, in Lake County, in the beautiful rolling hills of Northern California, 2 1/4 hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area, and 2 hours west of Sacramento.
It is a magical place - secluded and quiet, yet easily accessible, it was created to nurture personal and collective transformation, celebrate diverse communities, and sustain the natural beauty that surrounds it. Saratoga Springs has been a favorite for gay retreats for a long time.

For the Festival, we will have the entire venue and the surrounding lands for ourselves, and the Saratoga and Tantra4GayMen teams will work together to create a space where you can be free, feel held, have lots of fun exploring Tantra with other loving men.


Saratoga Springs offers all the amenities you could wish for a Tantra Festival. The Main Lodge is the center of activity, a historic 2 story lodge with dining room, large meeting area for workshops, and overnight lodging. The Heart Lodge is where the main workshops will be held, a 2,400 sq ft room with radiant heated floors and a stone fireplace. Guest cabins and generous grounds for camping are nestled into the beautiful private valley. A swimming pool and Hot Tub are available for your relaxation. Acres of hiking trails with spectacular views lead into the beautiful nature around, including an ancient native American power spot.  


Getting to Saratoga Springs

Drive time from the San Francisco Bay Area is about 2 1/4 hours, from Sacramento, about 2 hours.

From San Francisco, take 101 north 5 miles past Ukiah, then follow Highway 20 east for about 17 miles. 1.1 miles past Scott Valley Road (watch for Saratoga Springs sign), turn left at Saratoga Springs Road and drive three-quarters of a mile to end.

From Sacramento, take Interstate 5 north to Williams. Take Route 20 west from Williams about 60 miles to Upper Lake. 4 miles past Upper Lake, and after Witter Springs Road (watch for Saratoga Springs sign), take first right onto Saratoga Springs Road and drive three-quarters of a mile to end.


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