The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat is a traditional yoga ashram for the study and practice of contemporary yoga on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The Retreat provides a total absorption into the yogic way of life, as well as comfortable accommodations and healthy cuisine. Located across the bay from Nassau and surrounded by the beauty of nature and tranquility of the islands, the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat promises a rejuvenating and relaxing getaway like no other. Photo: The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

»Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations


The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat offers a variety of comfortable accommodations, ranging from luxurious beachfront suites and cozy cabins to self-pitched tents and budget-friendly tent pitches. All accommodation are simply, yet stylishly furnished with comfortable beds and crisp, clean linens and hypoallergenic pillows, private or shared bathrooms with bathtubs and/or showers, kitchenettes (some rooms and suites), and air-conditioning.

Luxurious Beachfront Deluxe Suites feature two double beds with crisp, clean linens and hypoallergenic pillows, a private bathroom with bathtub and shower, a small kitchenette (no stove), and air-conditioning.

Set in a breezy palm tree grove with glorious ocean views, Oceanview Deluxe Rooms feature one king or two extra-large twin beds with clean linens and hypoallergenic pillows, a private bathroom with bathtub and shower, a small kitchenette (no stove), and air-conditioning. A sunny sitting area has a closet, rocking chair, and work desk and opens onto a private balcony with picturesque views.

Garden Rooms with Baths are shared rooms with two single beds and a shared bathroom. Located on the property, these rooms are simply decorated with plenty of shelving and hooks for clothing and have a fridge and air-conditioning. Single travelers who would like to share these rooms will be assigned on a gender basis.

Private Single and Double Garden Rooms feature one single or one double bed with crisp linens and use shared bathrooms a short walk away from the rooms. Located throughout the property, these rooms have simple furnishings with shelves and hooks for clothing and air-conditioning. Shared Garden Rooms are comfortable and simply decorated with two single beds, and a shared bathroom just a short walk away.

Beach Huts are shared rooms with breathtaking views of the ocean. These rooms have two single beds and a shared bathroom just a short walk away, as well as simple furnishings with shelves and hooks for clothing and air-conditioning.

Single gender Dormitory rooms are available for those wanting to meet other people from around the world and are furnished with three to four single beds in various locations around the ashram. Clean bedding, linens, and towels are provided, and shared bathrooms are just a short walk away.

Single and Double Tent Huts offer a unique outdoor experience with indoor comforts. Dotted around the property, these canvas huts comfortably furnished with single or double beds dressed with crisp linens and hypoallergenic pillows, nightstands and bedside lamps, closets, electrical outlets, and fresh towels. Shared bathrooms are a short walk away. Single and Double Tent Huts are not available in the summer months.

There are plenty of tent pitches for those wanting to bring their tents and enjoy a truly outdoor and natural experience. Tent pitches can be found near the beach, amongst the palm trees or overlooking the bay and are only available out of season. Guests need to bring all their equipment, including tents, camping gear, mattresses, bedding, and towels. Photo: The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

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»Dining & Amenities

Dining & Amenities


Three healthy and hearty yogic vegetarian meals are provided daily, using simple, natural ingredients which health and well-being. Seasonal, freshly prepared meals are prepared using locally sourced ingredients, including sun-ripened fruit and vegetables, and are served in the main dining area, in the tropical gardens or next to the ocean.

Amenities at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat include three healthy meals served every day, fresh-baked goods and smoothies, as well as other snacks and beverages from the Health Hut kitchen, and an on-site boutique that offers an inspiring collection of yoga-related books, music, other yoga products. Complimentary wireless internet is available for use throughout the ashram, and there are pay phones and pay cards available. Other services include a daily boat to and from Nassau, token-operated laundry facilities on the property, and a Well Being Center that provides a range of nurturing and healing treatments by skilled practitioners.

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Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas, Phone: 416-479-0199, website Photo: The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

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The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas