Where is the retreat?
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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When does the retreat start & end?
We say hello on Wed August 12th.
Check in: 3:00pm
Dinner: 6:00 - 10:00pm
Opening Ceremony: 8:00pm
We say see you next year on Mon August 17th.
Breakfast: 7:30 - 10:00am
Check out: 12:00pm
What time is hotel check in & check out?
Check in: Wed August 12th at 3:00pm
Check out: Mon August 17th at 12:00pm
How do I book additional nights?
To book additional nights of Aug 11 & Aug 17, please contact Hotel Rila directly. Be sure to let them know you are attending UDAYA LIVE to get a discounted rate.
Subject: UDAYA LIVE Retreat
Double room (max 2 pp) EUR €98
Single room (max 1 pp) EUR €59
Please note: Airport shuttles on Aug 11 are FREE. Airport shuttles on Aug 18 are not available. Hotel Rila can arrange a cab to SOF for €66.50 (max 4 pp).
What is the pricing for children?
Children are welcome! Please email email@example.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
Do you offer group / corporate rates?
Yes! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for group /corporate rates.
Can I get day tickets?
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
Is airfare included in my ticket?
Sorry! Retreat-goers purchase their own plane tickets. Sofia International Airport (SOF) is 70 km/44 miles from the retreat grounds.
Which airport do I fly into?
Sofia International Airport (SOF) in Bulgaria.
Do I need a passport / visa?
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.
How do I reserve my free airport shuttle?
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 11th & 12th, however hotel accommodation for the 11th is not included in your ticket. Outbound shuttle service is available on August 17th.
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What if my flight lands late at night?
No problem. As long as you submit an airport shuttle reservation, we will be waiting for you regardless of what time you land.
Does the hotel have wifi?
What are the food options?
Every buffet meal offers plenty of options for vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores alike.
What about local currency?
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.
What should I pack?
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).
Can I transfer my ticket into a friend’s name?
Yes, we offer a one time transfer of a retreat pass to a friend or family member. Please email email@example.com.
What is the cancellation policy?
Tickets canceled by July 10th will be refunded, minus a $100.00 processing fee. Cancellation requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellation requests received after July 10th will not be refunded.