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Kaivalya Yoga School & Ashram

Calle principal, San Marcos La Laguna 0000, Guatemala (Formerly Kaivalya Yoga School and Hostel)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We wanted to stay the whole Christmas Week there but we had to check out earlier, for some reasons. The first was our room. We had the room downstairs, which gave us the feeling of sleeping in a basement. Dark and cold, and full of hudge spiders. I caught the flu after one night, even 2 more blankets wouldn't make... More

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Arpi-and-Arjuna, Owner at Kaivalya Yoga School & Ashram, responded to this review

Hello dears, We are really sorry you had such an experience at Kaivalya. There was no one else with such complaints for the entire season (if at all). We are happy to explain and address your issues so they are a bit more clear: - Usually we have no availability for short-term stays at all from November until April (high... More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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58 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My wife and I checked this place out for their lunch. They have a different lunch offer every day, though you don't really have any list to choose from. Whatever they make, that is it. You need to book your space no later than 9am (we booked a day in advance) and it costs Q30 per person. Food was delicious... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I booked one month intensive yoga course already in December and was lucky to get a room in this lovely ashram. Located on the hill this place has a nice view to the lake. Rooms are simple and kitchen has everything for cooking. There is also internet access in retreat what makes difference especially if you stay for a long... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Booked the one month course in advance, but never expected anything like this! we learned yoga in such a holistic way that captured everything! I am very grateful for all the lessons, the background and the new and inspired me I got back from it!!Staying in the ashram and doing the classes and all the extra activities made it a... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Having just finished the 30 day yoga course at Kaivalya I can fully reccomend it! For me the combination of meditative asanas, meditation (with helpful guidance), lectures and chanting meant that this was a hugely fulfilling and rewarding month, along with being the holistic experience of yoga that I had always hoped i would find! Also on a practical note,... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Spending the last 6 weeks at kaivalya has been the single most transformative experience of my life, and I cannot even begin to express my gratitude for the warm and vibrant community that makes it far more than just a yoga school. Ive been lucky enough to have been able to travel extensively through central america and southeast asia/india, and... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

After traveling for a long period of time, Kaivalya was just what we needed. Our room was secluded from the rest of the hostel and had a beautiful view. The kitchen was small but had everything we needed. It was never too crowded either as not too many people stay there at a time so it was a great place... More

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I participated in the 30 day Hridaya yoga course at Kaivalya in December. I had practiced other types of yoga before, but never Hridaya. I learned much more about yoga than I had at studios back home which mostly focus on asanas; here we learned about the eight limbs of yoga, the chakras associated with specific asanas and had a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My intention was to stay for one week to relax, unwind and reconnect after three months on the road. However the universe had other plans instore for me! I ended up staying for the one month intensive retreat, and in doing so deepened my meditation and yoga practice. First and foremost my experience was enhanced by Arjuna & Arpita's ability... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Kaivalya Yoga School in December 2013. Arpita & Arjuna are lovely hosts and good teachers. We took the one month Yoga intensive course and enjoyed it a lot. We both found this is a great value and would highly reconmend this course for people, such as ourselves, looking to cultivate awareness in the teachings... More

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Address: Calle principal, San Marcos La Laguna 0000, Guatemala (Formerly Kaivalya Yoga School and Hostel)
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kaivalya Yoga School & Ashram Guatemala/San Marcos La Laguna

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We offer both simple, yet cozy accommodation in a jungle setting with community vibe and inspiring classes in Yoga, Meditation, Tantra and related topics like our ongoing drop-in one-month Yoga Intensive. Our facilities include an incredible lake view, a communal kitchen, WiFi (unlimited and reliable) and 24h hot showers. Massages available. ... more   less 
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