The Akasha Experience

AKASHA =ether/space

The basis and essence of all things in the material world and the source of all creation, the first stage of crystallisation of spirit. The space in which to remember your true essence.

In Romanian the word “ACASA'”means "home”.

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If this is your first yoga retreat ever, or the first with us here’s what to expect.

Instead of paying commissions to online travel agents run by people that don’t understand the spirit of yoga we pass these savings on to you.

5 nights all inclusive Yoga Retreat from €698

3 nights all inclusive Yoga Retreat from €498

You won’t find us on websites like BookYogaRetreats.com or Booking.com

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We only host a small group each week so everyone gets personal attention as a member of our extended family & yoga tribe.

Over 1500 guests in nearly 3 years.

Includes 3 dogs, 2 cats

Our home is open, inclusive & welcoming regardless of your yoga ability, nationality, gender or faith.

Eco-Friendly & Sustainable

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We are not a resort. Our space is created with love for the environment and for the people that live here.

natural spring water for drinking cooking and showering.

organic toiletries & cleaning products

organic seasonal plant based food

employ only local staff

Join as we plant a tree, village clean up or educational programmes.

Unlimited Nature

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Our location is rural & remote on purpose. There is virtually nothing around us apart from nature, forests, mountains & village life.

2.5hrs from Bucharest Airport

45 min from Brasov city

15 min from Dracula’s Castle

At 1000m high even your lungs will detox.

Eat.

Plant Based.

Light Detox

Gluten Free | Sugar Free

Seasonal | Organic

Our food is not the kind that only looks pretty in photos, it's the kind that heals your gut, improves digestion & cleanses gently

A varied plant based menu designed to fortify your overall health & wellbeing using organic unprocessed seasonal produce with the highest nutrient content possible. 

Menu created with the support of Dr Elena Toma MD & Dr Ana Maria Stoica specialists in Integrative Medicine.

A vegan yoga retreat in Dracula’s back yard “Mealtimes are fun and even non-veggies rave about the food, which is always colourful, plentiful and full of flavour.” Jane Dunford, The Guardian.

Our all inclusive yoga retreat means 3 organic plant based meals per day, unlimited organic detoxifying teas & filtered infused spring water.

You'll receive all our recipes so you can keep on eating the same Akasha delicious food at home.


Practice.

Yoga & Meditation 

Twice daily yoga classes + workshops designed to begin or deepen your practice.

We teach > HATHA | ASHTANGA | VINYASA | YIN | RESTORATIVE | Meditation

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Our international yoga teachers are experienced at yoga retreats for all levels, travelling the world sharing similar experiences. We personally select and invite them to Akasha to create a safe space & inspiring program each week.

All our Yoga Retreats are suitable for beginners & intermediates.

 
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Jane Anderson

Resident Yoga Teacher - June 2019

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Jasmine Sara

Resident Yoga Teacher Jul - Sep 2019

 

Relax.

Holistic Spa

As a guest you’ll have unlimited access to swedish & infra red sauna + outdoor jacuzzi hot tub, both with views of our mountains.

On demand Body Therapies | Energy Healing | Massages | Herbal Bath Rituals

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Sleep.

Quiet rooms & comfy beds.

For when you need a truly restful sleep. 

Private Room
Private Double Room at Akasha Wellness Retreat
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Luxurious Bathroom

All rooms include:  En-suite bathroom & Toiletries, Cotton Bath Robe, Quality Linen & Towels, Orthopeadic Mattress, Hairdryer, In Room Safe & Mountain views.

 

Share the space. 

Homely Feel

Warm spaces designed for meaningful connections inspired by nature. 

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Here every guest finds their own source of physical and spiritual relaxation. Some on the yoga mat, others on the massage table and for most on the south facing terrace gazing at the vast spread of nature below. 

Retreat Facilities

  • Outdoor Yoga Platform with views of the mountains. Indoor Yoga Studio for rainy days.

  • Digital Detox & Silence. Unplug your devices & disconnect with a half day silence on all our yoga retreats.  

  • Library & Creative Corner. Pick a book or express your creativity with a mandala painting, artwork or drawings. 

  • Relax in a hammock or sun bed enjoying the views, secret quiet places all over the property grounds.

  • Common spaces for sharing, lounge & dining area & 2 south facing terraces for eating outdoors too.

  • Airport, city transfer and sightseeing arrangements made by our team of hosts