Rates, Accommodations & Room Information
We welcome everyone to the ashram and offer a range of program and accommodation options. Please note that all guests must be registered for a program during their stay. The total cost of your stay at the Yoga Retreat is based on your choice of program and accommodations. Use the tabs below for more information.
Please see Planning & Pre-Arrival Information to find all the practical details about a stay at the ashram in one place, including What to Bring, Internet Access, etc.
Our housing options are designed for a range of budgets and personal needs and vary from self-pitched tents to luxurious beachfront suites to comfortable cabins. All of our accommodations are welcoming and simple, and the diverse spectrum allows you to relax and enjoy your time with us at the ashram.
- Accommodation rates include our Yoga Vacation Programs and Special Events.
- Course, cleanse, and training tuitions are additional.
- Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course rates are all-inclusive.
- Minimum 2-night stay year-round.
IMPORTANT Enjoy the lower tax rate — register before September 30, 2018!
The Bahamian tax rate is increasing to 12%. Register before September 30, 2018 for any stay that ends before June 30, 2019 to take advantage of the current rate of 7.5%. Deposit or full payment required at time of reservation. After September 30, 2018, the 12% rate will apply to all new reservations, and/or changes to existing reservations.
Payments We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, cash (US dollars), and US certified bank drafts to the name Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat. We do not accept personal checks or travelers checks. All deposits and payments in US dollars only.
Deposits To guarantee your reservation, a $300 deposit is required per person. The balance is due at least 14 days before your arrival; we will send you an email reminder a week before we process the balance.
Our rates are seasonal
- Winter/Spring Season: November 1 – June 30
- Summer/Fall Season: July 1 – October 31
Stay longer and save! A 5% discount on accommodations is available for stays of 14 nights or more and applies to the duration of your stay.
The rates below are per person, per night, and are listed in US dollars. A Bahamian VAT tax of 7.5% will be added.
Beachfront Deluxe Suite
Delight in breathtaking, wide-open views of the sparkling ocean from your own beachfront private balcony. Our Beachfront Deluxe Rooms are simple and spacious, furnished with two double beds and include a private bathroom with shower and tub. You will have a miniature refrigerator, kitchen sink, tea kettle, and tableware. These rooms are air-conditioned and available for reservations of at least two adults.
|Beachfront Deluxe Suite||Winter||Summer|
Oceanview Deluxe Room
Relax into gorgeous views of the turquoise ocean from your balcony, and be within a stone’s throw distance from our beachfront yoga platform. Choose from either one king bed or two extra-long twin beds, and enjoy your own private bathroom with shower and tub. These spacious rooms also have a rocking chair, desk, and kitchen area with a small refrigerator, kitchen sink, tea kettle, and tableware. Fully air-conditioned, these rooms are available for reservations of at least two adults.
|Oceanview Deluxe Room||Winter||Summer|
Garden Room with Bath (shared)
Our Garden Rooms with Bath are shared rooms with two single beds and a private bathroom with shower and tub. Within a short distance from the bay, these rooms include simple furnishings, a small refrigerator, tea kettle, and air conditioning. If you choose this room as a solo traveler, you can expect to share it with a roommate of the same gender.
|Garden Room with Bath (shared)||Winter||Summer|
Garden Room Single (private)
Ideal for solo travelers, our Garden Room Singles offer a comfortable space with one bed, simple furnishings, and air conditioning. Single rooms are situated in various locations throughout the ashram, including within our main building. Depending on the location of your room, various shared bathrooms are available within a few seconds walking distance.
|Garden Room Single (private)||Winter||Summer|
Beach Hut (shared room)
Fall asleep to the relaxing sounds of ocean waves. Our Beach Huts are comfortable, simple, and seconds from the beach. These shared rooms feature two single beds, simple furnishings, and air-conditioning. Full bathrooms are located within one minute’s walk from your room. If you choose this shared room by yourself, you can expect to share it with a roommate of the same gender.
|Beach Hut (shared room)||Winter||Summer|
Garden Room (shared)
These Garden Rooms are shared rooms, situated within various locations of the ashram. Featuring two single beds and air conditioning, these rooms are simply furnished with shared bathrooms nearby. If you choose this room as a solo traveler, you can expect to share it with a roommate of the same gender.
|Garden Room (shared)||Winter||Summer|
Garden Room Double (private)
The Garden Room Doubles allow for single or couples occupancy. They feature one double bed, simple furnishings, and air conditioning. Situated in various locations throughout the ashram, shared bathrooms are always close by. The prices below are for one person, single occupancy. For couples occupancy, the prices per person are the same as those for the Garden Room (shared); see above
|Garden Room Double (private)||Winter||Summer|
Make friends with interesting people from around the world! Our single-gender Dormitory accommodations are simple and comfortable, furnished with 3-4 single beds. They are located in various parts of the ashram, and shared bathrooms are nearby. Bedding and towels are provided.
Tent Hut Single (private)
Sleep in the fresh, tropical air while still enjoying indoor comforts — including a single bed, electrical outlet, simple furnishings, and a nightstand with bedside lamp and fan. It’s the easiest camping you’ll ever do, while you’re safely surrounded by your Tent Hut neighbors. Towels and bedding are provided for you, and shared bathrooms are a short walk away. Tent Huts are available from November through June.
|Tent Hut Single (private)||Winter||Summer|
Tent Hut Double (private)
Perfect for couples and close friends, our Tent Hut Doubles feature one double bed and allow you to sleep in the Bahamas breeze. Sized for two people, these Tent Huts are comfortably furnished with a simple closet, nightstand with bedside lamp and fan, and electrical outlets. Towels and bedding are provided for you, and shared bathrooms are a short walk away. Tent Huts are available from November through June.
|Tent Hut Double (private)||Winter||Summer|
Many of our guests are nature lovers. Set up your tent near the beach, bay, or amongst the palm trees. Create your own sacred space within in the ashram to reconnect with nature and sleep close to the earth. And you won’t be completely alone — get ready to meet “tent neighbors” from around the world! Bring your own tent (sized up to 8’x8’), camping gear, mattress, bedding, and towels. Tent Spaces are available from November through May.
Are you new to the idea but want to give it a try? View our blog for some good tenting tips.
To guarantee your reservation, a $300 deposit is required per reservation. The balance is due at least 14 days before your arrival; we will send you an email reminder a week before we process the balance.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash (US dollars) and US certified bank drafts to the name Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat. We do not accept personal checks, travelers checks, or American Express. All deposits and payments in US dollars only.
Refunds* are available:
- Up to 30 days prior to the scheduled arrival date—subject to deduction of processing fee**. 30 days or fewer prior to the scheduled arrival date—subject to deduction of the deposit.
Credit Notes*** Apply to cancellation following arrival date. Credit notes will not be issued for the deposit. Any amount in excess of the deposit may be credited as follows:
- Yoga Vacation Reservation: A credit note will be issued in an amount equal to the amount paid for the cancelled portion of your original reservation.
- Teacher Training Course/Advanced Teacher Training Course: A credit note will be issued in an amount equal to the amount paid for the cancelled portion of the course.
- Other Courses: A credit note will be issued in an amount equal to the unused accommodation fees only. No credit or refunds will be given for the tuition amount.
* Refunds will be given solely by way of crediting the credit card used for the applicable payment.
** Processing fee in the amount of US $50 per person will be due in conjunction with any cancellation, in addition to any amount due.
*** Credit notes are valid for two years from the date of issue. Credit notes can be used for booking a Yoga Vacation, a course, or a daily program in the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat, Nassau, Bahamas only (specifically excluding Boutique purchases and Well-Being Center services). Credit notes are personal and nontransferable.
Please note: No refund or credit notes will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content, or due to dissatisfaction with the Yoga Retreat’s schedule or accommodations.
Families with children are welcome at the Yoga Retreat year-round as part of the Yoga Vacation Program.
Several Family Programs are offered at the Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years, and Easter/Passover holidays. Please see our Program Calendar to find more information.
For children staying in their parents’ room only (age at the time of arrival):
- Under Age 5: free
- Age 5–11: 50% discount on accommodation rates
- From Age 12: Standard accommodation rates
Please note: Cribs and high chairs are not available at the ashram, so please come prepared. Baby cots are available for $15 a night (plus a 7.5% Bahamian tax).
Special Offers and Discounts
Double Room for Single Use
From November 1 – June 30 all double rooms are offered for single use at a savings of 10% off of the double full-occupancy price (not the single rate).
From July 1 – October 31 all double rooms are offered for single use at a savings of 20% off of the double full-occupancy price (not the single rate).
Group Accommodation Discounts
- 10% discount for groups of 10 or more
- 15% discount for groups of 20 or more
Group discounts apply only to accommodation rates and only if all members of the group register and pay together as a group for the same time period.
Tuition Discounts for Senior Citizens
Senior citizens 65 years old and over receive a 10% discount on tuitions and accommodations.
Multiple Courses Tuition Discounts
Applies only when you register for two or more courses simultaneously and pay in full upon arrival for the courses:
- One course: full tuition
- Two courses: 5% off tuition for both
- Three courses: 10% off tuition for all three
Teacher Training Course (TTC) Graduate Discount
Graduates of the Sivananda TTC and ATTC receive 10% off of tuitions and accommodations.
Only one type of discount may be taken, including special promotions.
Day Guests/Drop-In Rates
If you live in the area or you’re just passing through, consider joining us for the day. We are happy to welcome people who would like to participate in the ashram’s educational activities and/or share a meal with us.
The cost of a Day Pass is $45 per day (plus a 7.5% Bahamian tax). This price includes two meals, two yoga classes, Yoga Vacation workshops, and two satsangs.
You are welcome to join our 8:00 am or 4:00 pm yoga class; join our Yoga Vacation workshops at 12:00 pm and/or 2:00 pm, have your brunch (10:00 am) or dinner (6:00 pm) with us, as well as attend satsang — a meditation, chanting, and study gathering at 6:00 am or 8:00pm. Also consider a treatment at the Well Being Center
Drop-In Yoga Classes and Meals
The cost for an individual yoga class or meal is $10*
10 Class/Meal passes are $70* and 5 Class/Meal passes are $40*.
* plus a 7.5% Bahamian tax.
Getting Here/Boat Schedule
If you are coming from Nassau, you will need to coordinate your timing with our boat, which leaves from our dock at Elizabeth on Bay Marketplace and Marina (walk all the way down to the dock for our boat). The ashram is not accessible by car.
If you want to attend morning or evening satsang or have other schedule needs, please call us so that we can arrange for a boat for you.
|From the Ashram||From Nassau|
|7:40 am||7:45 am|
|10:30 am||10:35 am|
|11:00 am||11:05 am|
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|3:00 pm||3:05 pm|
|3:35 pm||3:40 pm|
|6:30 pm||6:35 pm|
|7:15 pm||7:20 pm|