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Buddha Sanctuary

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Address: 5 Millington Road | At the rear of Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia

The Buddha Sanctuary at Cable Beach has received some loving TLC over the...

The Buddha Sanctuary at Cable Beach has received some loving TLC over the past few months with a new decking platform, shaded new entry area, landscaped gardens and a sacred rock pond on its way.

The space has also recently transitioned to be known as the Blue Body Buddha Sanctuary - linking it with a well-established meditation and wellness centre, the Blue Body Spiritual Centre based in Perth, WA. Despite the change of name, the Buddha Sanctuary remains closely connected with Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa and offers daily yoga classes for resort guests and locals.

Spending quiet time at the Buddha Sanctuary is a must for anyone visiting Broome. Established more than 10 years ago as a space for the local community, the Buddha Sanctuary is home to a 4 metre tall, crystal Buddha that harnesses the energy of Buddha Kuan Yin (goddess of Mercy and Compassion). The Yoga Pavilion, open decking area and ornamental garden offers visitors a special space for quiet reflection, meditation and relaxation.

The Buddha Sanctuary is open from 7am - 10am and 4pm - 7pm on most days.

Yoga classes are currently held Monday to Friday (6am & 7.30am) with an additional evening class at 5.15pm on Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays.

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I attended a class with my mum (32yr and 60yr) as we were staying across the road. We are semi regular yoga attendees and this was the best class we had done in a while. Clear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2016
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Tanunda, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Just a short visit is required not a lot to take in. The crystal Buddha is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, so we were told. If you are up early they conduct yoga classes around 7am in the large under cover meeting area in front of the Buddha. Small garden area it's very tranquil.

Thank bjosic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I attended a class with my mum (32yr and 60yr) as we were staying across the road. We are semi regular yoga attendees and this was the best class we had done in a while. Clear instruction, great structure to the class. Will try to squeeze in another class before we head home. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Zoe Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

50+ not very flexible female accompanies her 19 yr old daughter to yoga classes - doubtful at first, by the end, loved every moment of Kaya's classes. The Buddah area is lovely but yoga held in a veranda area with lots of help and support was the highlight of our trip. 90 minutes. Each day different. Spectacular setting, reasonable cost.great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great place to visit and at the same time clam the mind and centre one self! I went in the morning and it was very serene to be there just sitting by myself and having time to calm my thoughts!!

Thank mulato68
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

lovely free public space with a nice garden and inside area with comfortable seating and a serene atmosphere. Sat reading my book in the shade and felt very relaxed!

1 Thank Alexandra R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Cable beach is well known for its long & spectacular beach. Over recent years there's plenty of places to choose from to stay -- but if you are looking for a nice place for yoga & meditation then check out the Buddha Sanctuary

Thank Jon-Irene
Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Helen's yoga classes are the best way to unwind and relax all whilst strengthening your body. At the end of a hard day this is the way to fix everything.

Thank Yvette P
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

What a wonderful way to start the day in Cable Beach! Helen who to me is a world class yoga teacher takes you through a different practice every day. All equipment is supplied and I just wish now that I'd donated more than the 'gold coin' expectation. Just beautiful. Thank you all. Buddha's Sanctuary so handy to Cable Beach Club... More 

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BuddhaSanctuary, Manager at Buddha Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for such a beautiful review. We are so grateful that you had such a wonderful experience at the Sanctuary. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Big warm smiles, Buddha Sanctuary x More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Had walked by this Sanctuary not realising what it was. So made a point of visiting. Grounds so tranquil and peaceful. Good location for meditation.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I did 10 classes at the Buddha Sanctuary during my stay in Broome and enjoyed them very much. Great instructions and a nice choice between Iyengar, Vinyasa flow, Pranayama and meditation classes. Great class for beginners and the teacher gives options so that is great for if you like and are ready to go to the next step in a... More 

1 Thank Melissa K
BuddhaSanctuary, Manager at Buddha Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you loved the yoga classes and that they added the perfect touch to your holiday! Look forward to seeing you next time Namaste More 

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