Venue in Byron Bay ~ north
25 minutes from Gold Coast airport
90 minutes drive from Brisbane CBD
10 hours drive from Sydney
right next to the Ocean and Bush
For Personal Retreat guests, accommodation is included in the retreat fee.
For Group Course Unit and Workshop Retreat participants ?
Meals and share living arrangements can be made for those who are the first to pay in full for the Training fee.
Sharing fee is $59 per day/night or part day,
Meals are all vegetarian.
Breakfast and lunch and all beverages and snacks are set out buffet style.
A simple nourishing meal is made in the evening.
There is a self catering option – $39 per day/night or part day
The accommodation is in a venue appropriate for such a stay, next to the beach and bush at Byron Shire or at a similiar site.
It is workshop style accommodation, which means you may share room and bathroom facilities.
and you bring your own sheets and towels.
A private room, own courtyard and gate, own bathroom with s share kitchenette facility may be open at $120 per night single, $150 double non peak times throught airbnb – contact Alakh for more details please through the contact form
there is a huge variety of accommodation available in Byron Bay.
The best nearby location is New Brighton or South Golden Beach – through real estate websites or share accommodation sites details
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Byron Bay live-in retreat information – New South Wales – Australia
all fees valid until review 1-12- 2017
Byron Bay venue accommodation
– 25 Mia Court, North Ocean Shores
Share food and living arrangements at the venue is kept for those who are the first to pre pay the training fee in full. (You can pay the accommodation costs when you get here).
Workshop style accommodation at Fern Beach, North Ocean Shores per day/night or part day ?
– $59 and includes snacks and meals.
– $39 for self catering option – see details below
Private room? – $120 see below
Accommodation – how is it allocated?
available for just a few persons and may mean twin sharing rooms or bathroom facilities.
Please bring your own sheets ( we suggest two flat ones any size ) and towels.
Also comfortable clothes, walking shoes, hats, raincoat and umbrella etc – and dont forget swimmers and beach towels !
self catering details follow – bring or make/buy meals – deduct $20 a night/day off the share fee = $39 per night/day
Arriving by plane?
– Gold Coast (OOL) is the closest airport is 30 minutes with lots of specials and flight time choices
Shuttle is approx $38 – please book it first as they don’t meet every flight
Uber is between $55 and $75 – check for yourself.
IMPORTANT – Do not consider Ballina airport –
It is 50 minutes away and you cannot get to this venue by shuttle
Taxis from Byron may be expensive –
PLEASE NOTE – NOT ALL SHUTTLES ARE DOOR TO DOOR
check your shuttle before you book your plane please
Alakh can provide you with a list – ask for door to door and first and last pick up times
Brisbane CBD ? Its 90 minutes drive – turn off at Yelgun
Sydney its best to allow at least 10 hours, which includes a bit of rest time.
( Don’t believe what some of the apps tell you if they say less )
Venue? The venue is within a few minutes walk from a long, quiet beach adjacent to a National Park
It is at the north end of Byron Bay.
Alternatives – if you have transport?
– there is a huge variety of accommodation available in Byron Bay shire
Alternatives – if you don’t have transport?
you may be able to get a airbnb room or from stays within the area – 25 Mia Court, North Ocean Shores
or try the South Golden Beach or New Brighton estate agency sites – its walking distance along the beach and down to our training venue – nice. Mostly the agents have houses for rent – sleeping 4-8 people for $600 to 1,600 a week – check it out
Bring others ? so the family has a holiday at the same time? it can be a good idea !
Sometimes participants want to bring their family to have a holiday while they come in the day time to do training here – There are nearby holiday house rentals in all range of shapes and sizes.
If you rent at New Brighton you can walk along the beach to get to the training – (try Elders Real Estate at New Brighton – www.eldersnewbrighton.com )
Out of holiday season properties start at $650 a week and have lots of beds for that rate.
NOTE – participant food/accommodation is arranged for training session nights only – with exceptions for participants from overseas and distant states – we can be a bit flexible…. but our main objective is training in breathwork – not supplying accommodation
What you get with share?
shared living and food/expenses at Fern Beach are $59 per day/night or part thereof.
share room and bathroom and breakfast /lunch/snacks – buffet style and
a simple nourishing meal in the evening, all vegetarian.
Self catering ? make/bring my own food?
is an option – for $20 a day less than the cost for sharing.
Order supplies on line as they deliver –
or go to the local gourmet shop which has basic supplies and take away meals and salads.
There is a kitchenette for your own food preparation –
Alakh can provide details of the shops and cafes in the area and online shopping and delvery links
Private room/bathroom? is it available?
There is a studio room and ensuite – private with your own courtyard It can be booked through airbnb at $120 per night single – $150 for two –
the fee may be higher in peak holiday times
email Alakh for details
– it will need to be booked paid up front through airbnb
Free time ?
yes – each day includes at least three hours of unstructured time for yourself, the beach just 3 minutes away or the bush or rest – whatever you need.
Session times ? for 6 and 8 day course unit retreat days
The schedule is Breakfast approx 8am, Lunch 12.30pm seminar from approx 1.30 pm to 6.00 pm all days except the last (with some exceptions)
Dinner at 6.30 and lights out at 10pm
Some course units have yoga sessions and cleanses are before breakfast at a time decided by the group
First day starts at noon. Last day starts after breakfast for an early finish – after 2pm approx
Session times ? for 7 day retreat days of 12 group sessions?
Day 1 ~ afternoon or evening start – one group session –
( time start is subject to the fly in times of participants from other states )
Other days 10 am start – approx 5 end – two group sessions last day – 10 am start – leave after lunch
Please note: because participants fly in on day 1, we allow 7 days to undertake the 12 groups. However, if all participants can get to the venue before 11 am, we can undertake the 12 groups in 6 days, subject to agreement by all participants. Alakh is flexible and supportive of what will work best – for all.
Coolongatta/Gold Coast is 30 mins drive and has more choice of flights, than Ballina at 50 minutes.
Driving from Brisbane – 90 minutes from the CBD on a good day
please note: private live – in or daily intensives, are also delivered exclusively for one person, at twice the training fee per unit, and are made by arrangement with Alakh
IMPORTANT – ACCOMMODATION INCLUDED FOR PERSONAL RETREATS
– 24 hour, 48 hour, 3 day and 9 day 30 day
– all one to one ( or two room share )
Personal breakthrough retreat intensives include accommodation and meals with the fees
Want to go into Byron town for a visit?
There are daily periods of between two to four hours where you can go to the beach, town or the bush. To go to Byron town you may need transport?
If you come by plane and want to see the area in your free time, you need to arrange a car – mornings are free on all but the first and last days of course unit retreats.
Alternately, a taxi to town or back is a 20 km fare – may be up to $100?
Uber may do it for less.
There is one bus in around 9am and back around 5pm – it takes an hour – see Blanchs buses website
We take a whole day off during the 8 session courses – its on the 7th day, with the occassional exception
Important – please check for the current fees and rates for accommodation and transport away from the venue – these may have changed?