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TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Due to NSW Government stay at home order we are temporarily closed until restrictions ease.

 

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Due to NSW Government stay at home order we are
temporarily closed until restrictions ease.

 

A message to our customers…

It is with heavy hearts we’ve had to cancel all retreats until public health orders and restrictions ease.
We’ve been inundated with requests to reschedule your booked retreats – thank you! We are so grateful for your kindness and support!
Rest assured, if you have a booking during this time we’ll be in contact via email as soon as possible with the next steps.
Be safe, keep well and look after your friends & family.
Google Rating
4.8
Based on 216 reviews

INNER JOY RETREAT

Drumming circle at the Inner Joy yoga retreat near Sydney

BLUE MOUNTAINS
A beautiful program of yoga, meditation insights, drumming, connection and laughter! Join us Monday, Wednesday or Friday. Plan ahead as Inner Joy is in high demand.

2-night retreat from $399

LEARN TO MEDITATE

Drumming circle at the Inner Joy yoga retreat near Sydney

BLUE MOUNTAINS
A perfect way for those curious to explore how meditation can profoundly impact your daily life. You’ll learn meditation tools & techniques to keep in your wellbeing toolkit.

Weekend retreat from $449

JOURNEY INTO STILLNESS

Retreaters sit in meditation and silence

BLUE MOUNTAINS
Shine a light on your inner self and join us for an exploration of Silence and Meditation. Retreats held on weekends (2-Nights) and long weekends (3-Nights). This is a tech-free retreat!

Weekend retreat from $449

BYRON
WEEKENDS

Close up of three woman seated for meditation

BYRON
Release your inner joy with us in this magical venue. Breakaway and connect back to what truly matters. Held each month in the Byron region. Plan your weekend escape today!

Weekend retreat from $449

WOMEN’S CONNECTION

Montage of Happy Buddha Retreats near Sydney

BLUE MOUNTAINS
Join us for a nourishing and empowering weekend retreat for women’s connection and creativity.
Retreats held monthly in the Blue Mountains.

Weekend retreat from $449

RHYTHMIC
MEDITATION

Retreaters sit in meditation and silence

GLENROCK, NEWCASTLE
Through rhythm, music and mindfulness, we’ll explore a different and accessible form of meditation in this amazing weekend program. Held monthly at Glenrock Scout Camp.

Cabin-style retreat from $249

A retreat experience in the healing Blue Mountains

(and now offering an opportunity to retreat in other beautiful regional NSW locations)

Your chance to have time away and connect back to you is closer than you think. Join us for one of our signature retreat programs at Happy Buddha Retreats, Blue Mountains. Our main retreat centre is located just 90-minutes from Sydney and nestled in the stunning Wentworth Falls landscape. Now offering Inner Joy in Byron every month, and a unique camp-style rhythmic meditation retreat near Newcastle!

Happy retreaters at Happy Buddha
Montage Happy Buddha Retreat near Sydney

Unwind, gain clarity and feel grounded with our accessible 2-night yoga retreat near Sydney

This is your chance to re-balance, reconnect and reset. We’re only 1½ hour’s drive from Sydney, located in Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains.

  • Affordable 2-night retreats from $399 per person!
  • Escape the city hustle and bustle to the healing Blue Mountains
  • Connect with a soulful, heartfelt retreat community
  • Feel energised to live an amazing life
  • Stretch out with yoga and open your mind with inspiring workshops
  • Connect with like-minded people
  • Choose from a selection of retreat programs including Inner Joy, Women’s Creative Connection, Intuitive Wellbeing or Journey Into Stillness.
  • Retreat from your every day with workshops, meals and twin-share accommodation included
  • Visit us on tour in Byron and Glenrock Scout Camp for unique offerings.
Exactly as advertised and better. Excellent staff, excellent rooms and shared spaces, delicious food and classes to suit beginners and experienced yoga and meditation practitioners. Will be going back there.
Emili
June 2021

Your experience requires no experience.

Happy Buddha Retreats are for everyone. From seasoned yogis to complete beginners, you’ll feel totally welcome, guided and supported whilst at our retreat centre. You have the freedom to do as much or as little as you like! Our hope is that you will connect with and listen to your body’s innate wisdom. This is your time to relax, reconnect and reboot, to surrender to the pause that resets, and to take the rest you deserve so that you can live the rich, full life you deserve.

Happy Buddha Retreats bush view at dusk

Enjoy time away in the Blue Mountains and reconnect

We’re more than a yoga retreat! Happy Buddha Retreats is a unique place where in just a short 2 or 3 days you can enjoy time away to  fill your own cup. It’s like a reboot to your physical, emotional and spiritual needs. You’ll leave feeling more grounded and connected back to who you are and what you want from this amazing life.

Immersed in sacred bushland there are several walks offering breathtaking views and a chance to commune with nature at its most raw and elemental form…..by sitting with nature, being mindful, and slowing down.

Get your happy back!

We never get tired of seeing our guests arriving with the weight of the world on their shoulders, but leaving with a sense of lightness and serenity. With the huge rise in stress-related illnesses, it make sense to take time out and give your body (and mind) a chance to recover. Experience that feeling of happiness and joy again!

We’re a down-to-earth crew who are passionate about providing guided retreat programs which spark something within. More than a yoga and wellness retreat, think about Happy Buddha Retreats as a getaway to get back to who you are!

Fresh Vegetarian Food at Happy Buddha Retreats
Welcome to the Blue Mountains and Happy Buddha Retreat near Sydney

A million miles from anywhere – But not far from Sydney

Looking to experience an amazing yoga retreat close to Sydney? Despite giving the impression that your are far from civilisation, our retreat centre is only 90 minutes drive from Sydney, meaning you can easily factor in a short retreat experience!!

Find your Inner Joy commencing on Monday, Wednesday or Friday. Learn to Meditate monthly on Fridays, Embrace a Journey into Stillness commencing Fridays. Or uncover the real you during Women’s Creative Connection commencing Friday’s (monthly dates). Also on offer throughout the year is Intuitive Wellbeing. And away from the Blue Mountains is our brand new Rhythmic Meditation weekend offered at Glenrock Scout Camp or an extended 2-Night Byron Weekend Retreat.

Combine yoga & meditation insights with real life

Our retreat facilitators have spent many years evolving retreat programs designed to enhance your sense of well-being and promote the flow of prana. Prana is the ancient Sanskrit word for life-force, also known in other eastern cultures as chi or ki. Nurturing this energy brings huge benefits in terms of physical, mental and emotional healing, which will remain with you long after you return to the daily routines of the real world.

Each retreat includes a yoga and meditation insights  ~ where we help you to understand how meditation & mindfulness can reduce stress, and increase clarity in your every day lives.

sunrise at Happy Buddha Yoga Retreat
Happy Buddha Retreat cosy by the fire

Stay in simple but cosy rooms

We’ve set up our rooms with simplicity in mind; perfect for your nightly sleep or when you need an afternoon nap.

If you’re participating in the Inner Joy, Women’s Creative Connection or Learn to Meditate programs you’ll be in the retreat centre and rooms are twin-share with an ensuite bathroom. Rooms have ceiling fans for the warmer months and when the weather gets chilly, our central heating will be at-the-ready.

For retreat programs held in the communal house  (Journey into Stillness, Intuitive Wellbeing) your room will be twin-share with communal shared bathroom amenities. We provide fans for spring and summer and blankets for the cooler months.

 

 

Relax in our comfortable and spacious retreat accommodation

Welcome to your home away from home in Sydney’s BIue Mountains!

In the past three years we’ve added our own “Happy Buddha boho” style to this chalet style retreat and communal house. Along with two levels of rooms, the centre includes a ‘hidden’ yoga space, quiet zen den, communal dining area, foyer lounge, outdoor patio with tables and of course the swimming pool! The cosy communal house (for the intimate Women’s retreat and Silent Meditation retreat) also has an eclectic vibe with a ‘dream’ studio, mediation space, communal areas and an outdoor workshop space.

Happy Buddha Retreat cosy by the fire
A 5 star soul discovery journey! I attended this retreat with my best friend to spend some time together…but we got far more out of this retreat. It surprised us! The beautiful facilitator provided a path to understanding ourselves in such a short time. The best therapy I’ve had and I’ve had a lot in my 50 years. Booking in every year for a life-reset!
Lee
June 2020

Ready to get your happy back?

Our retreats are in high demand. Don’t miss out, book your getaway today.