Burren Yoga Retreats

About us

What is so special about Burren Yoga?

There are a number of quality aspects that set the Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre on a different level to other retreat centres or other yoga holidays.

The quality aspects of Burren Yoga include

  • The best yoga and meditation teachers specially hand chosen by Dave
  • Daily guided outings by an experienced guide
  • The location is in the magical Burren
  • The outdoor activities during the day
  • Amazing vegetarian food by Gearoid the cook
  • A full programme of events for the whole day
  • Sample the local cuisine during our guided outings
  • We provide over 40 yoga and meditation retreats each year
  • We have been running genuine eco yoga retreats since 1999
  • Genuine yoga centre which is only used for yoga and meditation retreats
  • Centre founded to provide the best yoga teaching within the ideal retreat environment

Venue Highlights

Environmentally Friendly Retreat Centre
You are supporting sustainability of the fragile Burren environment by booking your retreat with the Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre.

The ethos of the Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre is to provide the best quality yoga and meditation teaching within a responsible holiday retreat package to The Burren where we spend time in Nature and the whole package follows the principles of conservation of the environment.

The centre was designed and built using timber framed buildings which have ceiling to floor windows that provide passive solar heating and amazing views over the Burren Hills.

The buildings are super insulated and also have under floor heating throughout so that they are warm and cosy all year round.

We are committed to environmental good practice and related principles including the Geopark Sustainable Code of Practice for Tourism which has helped us to monitor and continually improve our impacts on the environment.

The Burren is located on the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast of Ireland.


  • Free Wifi
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • Bicycles For Rent

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free


The vegetarian food at Burren Yoga has been described as restaurant standard and many people have said they have not eaten such good vegetarian food even in restaurants.

Gearoid’s menus and the care when choosing ingredients are combined with his love for cooking, and his care and attention to detail to both the presentation and the quality of the food that he serves.

The food at Burren Yoga centre is a combination of the best healthy vegetarian ingredients combined carefully with fresh herbs and spices to produce amazing vegetarian food which not only is a delight for the taste buds and the enjoyment of eating, but one feels good afterwards as all the ingredients have been carefully combined together to be good for one’s health and wellbeing.

Gearoid used to work in a Hare Krishna restaurant in New York, and is very conscious of preparing the food with love and the effect this can have on the food that is being prepared.

The atmosphere in the kitchen is warm and intimate filled with fun and love as people enjoy this amazing vegetarian food.


At the Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre you have a choice of accommodation of:

sharing with others
single room
twin room (only if 2 of you are booking together)
double room (only if two of you booking or you want to treat yourself to the room for yourself)
room for 4 reserved just for 1 or 2 of you

We have one room for 6, two rooms for 4, three single rooms and two double rooms.

We can sleep 21 people but we only ever take a maximum of 15 people on any of our retreats.

We have men sharing in one of the dorms and women in the other.

Most people come on their own, and if you select ‘sharing’ on your booking form, we will allocate you a shared room with same sex and similar age group.


How long does it take to drive from Dublin?

It all depends what time you leave Dublin. On a Friday afternoon the traffic is very bad in Dublin.

Leave Dublin 2.00 PM approx 2.5 hours to get here
Leave Dublin 3.00 PM approx 3 hours to get here
Leave Dublin 4.00 PM approx 3.5 hours to get here
Leave Dublin 5.00 PM approx 4 hours to get here

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Connect with nature and remember my spiritual self is timeless Zoe

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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