Hotel Rila is a 4-star luxury resort in Borovets, a ski village at the foot of the tallest mountain peak in the Balkans, just 60 minutes from the capital city of Sofia, Bulgaria.

2010 Borovets, Bulgaria
+359 750 32 295

Bulgaria is a country in South Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the North, Serbia & Macedonia to the West, Greece & Turkey to the South, and the Black Sea to the East.

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TENTATIVE 2021 dates are:

Aug 11 Check in: 3:00pm

Aug 16 Dinner: 6:00 - 10:00pm

Aug 16 Opening Ceremony: 8:00pm 

We say see you next year on Mon August 17th.

Breakfast: 7:30 - 10:00am

Check out: 12:00pm

TENTATIVE 2021 dates are:

Check in:         Wed August 11th at 3:00pm

Check out:       Mon August 16th at ­12:00pm

To book additional nights of Aug 10 & Aug 16, 2021 please contact Hotel Rila directly. Be sure to let them know you are attending UDAYA LIVE to get a discounted rate. 

Email: rila@rilaborovets.com

Subject: UDAYA LIVE Retreat

Double room (max 2 pp) EUR €98

Single room (max 1 pp) EUR €59

Please note: Airport shuttles on Aug 10 are FREE. Airport shuttles on Aug 17 are not available. Hotel Rila can arrange a cab to SOF for €66.50 (max 4 pp).

Children are welcome! Please email tickets@udaya.com BEFORE purchasing your own ticket so that we can place you in the correct-sized room for your family. Reservations include accommodations, meals & airport shuttle. 

2 & under: FREE

3 - 11:  €200

12 - 17: €400

Yes! Please contact tickets@udaya.com for group /corporate rates.

Absolutely! We offer 1, 2, 3 & 5-day passes. 

INCLUDED: access to the entire yoga & music program

NOT INCLUDED: accommodation, meals, airport shuttle, gondola pass or spa

Sorry! Retreat-goers purchase their own plane tickets. Sofia International Airport (SOF) is 70 km/44 miles from the retreat grounds.

Sofia International Airport (SOF) in Bulgaria.

Non-citizens need a passport to enter Bulgaria. All passports must be valid at least six months from your date of travel. You may or may not need a visa depending on your passport's country of issuance. For up to date visa information visit the Bulgarian Embassy website.

Sofia International Airport (SOF) is just 60 minutes from the UDAYA LIVE Retreat location. Our team will greet you at the airport holding an UDAYA LIVE sign and will guide you to your shuttle. Inbound shuttle service is available on August 10th & 11th, 2021 however hotel accommodation for the 10th is not included in your ticket. Outbound shuttle service is available on August 16th. Reserve your seat (link coming soon).

Reserve your seat here.

No problem. As long as you submit an airport shuttle reservation, we will be waiting for you regardless of what time you land.


Every buffet meal offers plenty of options for vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores alike.

The currency of Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Leva.

There is a currency exchange booth at Sofia International Airport (SOF) in the baggage claim area. And there is an ATM within Hotel Rila.

For your practice - yoga mat, sweat towel, water bottle (mats & bottles are sold at the retreat).

For the spa - bathing suit, swim cap & flip flops. 

For after the sun goes down - layers of clothing. 

For hotel check in & retreat registration - your ID, driver’s license or passport. 

For charging your devices - electrical Adapter Type E/F (standard Europe).

Yes, we offer a one time transfer of a retreat pass to a friend or family member. Please email tickets@udaya.com.

It's with great sadness that we have decided to cancel UDAYA LIVE 2020. The risk associated with the current pandemic and the necessary safety protocols would have not allowed for a successful event to take place. Ticket holders have the option of a full refund or roll their ticket over to UDAYA LIVE 2021 and receive a 25% refund. Contact us at tickets@udaya.com.