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 What is included

  • All yoga and meditation classes
  • Accommodation (for the number of nights that you booked)
  • Luxurious facilities
  • Amazing vegetarian meals by our talented chef

 What is not included

  • Lunch during our guided outing(s) when we go to a local cafe
  • Getting to and from the retreat centre
  • Massage on our week-long retreats
  • Optional activities on our week-long retreats such as surfing or boat trips

 Cancellation Policy

All deposits are non-refundable

You pay 35% of the retreat fee at the time of booking, and the remaining balance 2 weeks before the start of the retreat.

All deposits are non-refundable for any reason.  However you may use your deposit on another retreat provided you request a transfer at least 21 days before the retreat date and this is your first time to do this.  All vouchers are non-refundable. 


Cancellation fee amount

If you cancel more than 21 days before the retreat start date, the cancellation fee is 35% of the retreat fee.

If you cancel less than 21 days and more than 1 week before the start of the retreat, the cancellation fee is 50% of the retreat fee.

If you cancel less than 1 week and more than 48 hours before the start of the retreat, the cancellation fee is 70% of the retreat fee.

If you cancel within 48 hours of the start of the retreat, the cancellation fee is 80% of the retreat fee.

If you don’t turn up and don’t inform us that you are not coming, the cancellation fee is the full retreat fee.

Transferring your booking

You may change the dates of your booking free of charge provided you do this more than 21 days before the start of the retreat date.  A booking for a week-long retreat may be transferred to any other week-long retreat.

You may only do this once for any booking.  You pay a further 35% of the new retreat fee on the date you make this transfer, and this is non-refundable.

Altering your booking

It may be possible to change the bedroom type after you complete your booking if your new requested bedroom is available.   

It may be possible to change the number of night’s stay on a retreat you have booked, and best to check this with Dave whether this is possible.   

There is an administration fee of €25 for each change per person for any booking.

Non-European credit cards

Please note there is a 5% charge for the use on non-Europena credit cards.

 Retreat rules

Alcohol free retreat

There is no alcohol consumed from the retreat start date until the end of the retreat.  This includes if you visit a local eatery for lunch even if they can serve alcohol.

This is in keeping with the Burren Yoga Retreat Ethos.

Digital Device free retreat

Experience an environment without phones, wifi, internet, radio, or newspapers.

Phones should be turned off or set to airline mode. 

If you need to make an important phone call, please do so out of sight and out of earshot of other guests.  Other guests may be making a big effort to leave this behind for the retreat, and it may make it more challenging for them.

We recommend that you take a complete digital detox.   

However, there is WiFi access in the upstairs lounge for emergency use.  If you need to use it, we ask you to be mindful of your fellow guests and their need for peace and quiet and lack of intrusion from the external world outside the retreat.

The landline number of Burren Yoga Retreat may be used in an emergency to contact you.

Consideration for other guests

We ask all guests to be considerate of others on the retreat, in keeping with the tranquil peaceful environment.

If someone does not adhere to these rules, they will be asked to leave and no refund will be due.

 Your responsibility


Please ensure that you have taken out adequate insurance to cover airline tickets, or loss of luggage, or the retreat fee due to any unforeseen accident, event or illness. 

If you partake in any activities outside the grounds of the Burren Yoga Retreat, (including surfing, boat trip, hill walking, climbing, kayaking, horse riding) please ensure you have your own insurance to cover these activities. 

Burren Yoga Retreat will not be liable for any activities under taken off site.

Things happen

No matter how well you plan your retreat and travel arrangements, things can go wrong due to weather, illness, injury, flight cancellations, emergencies with other family members or other unforeseeable circumstances. 

Please be aware that if you cannot attend or have to arrive later, or leave earlier than your booking details that no refunds are due no matter what the reason.

 Our Assurance

We have been running our yoga retreats for over 20 years and our aim is to provide the highest quality yoga retreats in the most enjoyable retreat environment.

We only take small numbers of guests on our retreats, and as a result we have to have a firm cancellation policy because the loss of 1 person from our retreat makes a big impact to the finances of a retreat.

If you have any difficulty while you are here, we will do our best to assist to resolve any problems you may encounter. 


We want your stay to be as enjoyable as possible and we hope that you bring the daily practice back home with you.