Comunidad Budista Sotozen

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What is the CCH

 We can offer you: accommodation for 40 people, a big dining room, a work room of 100m2, places for outdoor activities, spacious walking areas with panoramic views, tranquility and isolation and, above all, a good human team willing to make your time with us easier.

“Luz Serena” Zen Centre is the spiritual central place of the Spanish Buddhist Soto Zen Community. It is located in a 33 hectares property of pine woods in an area of winding hills between the provinces of Valencia and Albacete, 5 km. from River Cabriel. It is one of the best-preserved natural sites of Comunidad Valenciana. It has excellent conditions for the practice of meditation, rest and reflection. 

We offer a central house of about 300 m2, which has several rooms, a big kitchen, a dining room and a meeting room.

There is also available a meditation room of about 100 metres, which can be used as a work room for groups.

The hostelry and other rooms can have a group up to 40 people.

Natural environment

Luz Serena is located in the limit of the Natural Park of Las Hoces del Cabriel, in the buffer area of the Park.

The Buddhist Soto Zen Community is committed to the respect for the natural environment and the awakening of the ecological conscience. Thus, it has become into part of the property as a Floral Micro-Reserve, which has been recognised by Generalitat Valenciana. Within the European project “Life”, it is carrying out a series of measures and investments which will allow the opening to the public of this reserve in some years time. On the other hand, due to its determination to motivate the creation of an Ecozone in the region, it has created, together with other collectives, the Asociation “Bosques para la Vida” (“Woods for Life”)

Access to Luz serena

The Zen Centre Luz Serena is located about 25 km. from Requena and 10 km. from Los Pedrones. On the map, it is shown in the 6.5 km. of the road that goes to Casas del Río.  

There are trains and buses that go to Requena from Madrid, Valencia and Albacete, preferably. There are also buses which go to Los Pedrones from Valencia.

To see the map of how to get there, you should go to the section “how to get to the centre”.

Information and contact for groups:

Centro Zen Luz Serena

46356 Casas del Río


96 230 10 55 / 609 415 605