Yoga Holidays Ireland: Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre

Lig do Scith, Cappaghmore, Kinvara, County Galway, Ireland

The Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre has a team of 15 of the best yoga and meditation teachers and runs yoga retreats all year round in the Burren Geopark on the west coast of Ireland.

OurYoga Retreat Holidays are a complete package and include
•the best quality yoga and mindfulness meditation instruction

•guided outings to visit local attractions such as Aillwee caves, Cliffs of Moher and many more

•outdoor activities including hill walking, surfing, kayaking, strolls by the sea and simply relaxing in Nature

•sample local cuisine for lunch at restaurants and cafes during our guided outings

•amazing vegetarian food by Paddi our famous cook

•optional vegetarian cooking classes

•comfortable accommodation

•all within a genuine yogic environment

Reviews: Excellent reviews on this one! Out of 114 reviews they have a 97% rating.


All year round.

From September to May mainly weekends

From May to September week long retreats.

Also week long retreats Christmas, New Year and Easter


Location (city, province/state, country):

The Burren, Co Galway - Co Clare, west coast of Ireland

Instructor Name and Bio:

Team of 15 top class yoga and meditation teachers all listed on their website (link further down)

 Type of yoga?

All forms including






•Vinyasa flow


•Women's heath yoga

 Child minding available? No

Other Activities:

Included in retreat cost:

Accommodation, meals, all classes

Daily guided outings to local attractions

Hill walks including visiting ancient sites in the Burren hills

Coastal walks and forest walks

Extra cost but prices greatly reduced based on our agreements with partner companies;



Boat trip to see Cliffs of Moher



Weekends €300

Week long retreats €690

Are Non Yogi partners welcome?

Absolutely, and we also have flexible price packages if they would like to partake in the daily guided outings and other activities, and also flexible pricing for those staying for less than the full week on one of our retreats.  Full details at

Food, what’s included, what type of food is it?

Top of the range vegetarian food cooked by Paddi who used to run Seventh Heaven restaurant in Galway city for over 11 years.  Paddi has been our full time cook for the past 12 years since she closed her restaurant.  All types of diet catered for.

Do they serve or allow alcohol?

No.  This is a genuine yoga retreat centre.  Although it is great fun and a great way to meet other like minded people, we do not include activities that cloud one's consciousness and that would not be in keeping with a true yogic environment.

Accommodations? (Luxury, basic, 5 star, eco retreat)

Comfortable but basic.  Beds very luxurious including top of the range hotel mattresses and high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets.  But rooms very small with little storage space and no wardrobes.

Rooms sharing with 4 people or 6.

3 single rooms with supplement of €60 for weekend, €120 for week.

2 double rooms with supplement of €45 per person for weekend, €90 for week.


Size? How many participants will there be (minimum and maximum)

Minimum 6, maximum 15

We have 4 shared bathrooms between the 15 retreat participants which are adjacent to the bedrooms.  We do not have any en-suite bedrooms.

Instructions Getting there (which airport and airport transfers):

Very easy access with choice of
•airports (Shannon, Galway, Dublin)

•train (nearest station if Gort village which is 6 miles from centre)

•bus (Kinvara which is 5 miles away, and Gort which is 6 miles)

•motorway (M6 which is 25 miles away, M8 which is 6 miles away)

•we also arrange lifts from main cities in Ireland if people travelling from there can offer a lift 



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