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Yoga Retreats (5)

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Instructors (2)

Pi Villaraza

Carien Lu

Reviews (51)

Julie Brandy

from Philippines, December 2019

I spent 5 days and 4 nights in Bahay Kalipay. Everything was perfect, the place is very peaceful. It was my first time doing yoga and the teachers are really open to beginners and take the time you need to explain the poses. I really appreciated this individual coaching. The accommodation is cute, the beds confortable and the staff is so nice and professional.

I was a bit worried about the vegan raw food but it’s very tasty, various, and the quality of the ingredients is very good.

I met people from all over the world and I really enjoyed spending time together.

Thank you Bahay Kalipay !!!!!


from Great Britain, December 2019


I am not a vegan but I liked all the food that I had. Great yoga instructor. Added bonus was the spiritual experience that helped clear some of the blocks I had. Amazing journey I had at bahaykalipay. I felt so much love in this retreat, specially Carien thank you for shining light on me. To have a spiritual experience one needs to be open. But again even if you don't want a spiritual experience, it was somehow a detox that my body was craving for, a total relaxation I had for mind and body.

Natalie Smolders

from Australia, November 2019

"House of happiness"

Staff is amazing and helpful, food is delicious and cleansing. Basic but good and clean facilities. Amazing and green surrounding. Loads of free time to deepen practice, meditate, do art of enjoy a professional massage.

Changwoo Hong

from South Korea, August 2019

"Very friendly staff and nice experience. "

I liked how kind and friendly the people were, staffs were so smiley and caring. I am grateful for their effort to provide me nice healthy food and for my convenience. They helped me anytime I asked for.

I like the programme too, different type of yoga(I'm beginner), and innder dance, travel to beach was amazing. I like how they didn't push me to do this or that, so I decided not to join the silent fasting day, and I had some hot cooked food out in the mall. Love the dog and cats there too. wish I could've be able to join at astrology reading time. Best thing about it is I can see how all the people from different part of the globe with different background have such a nice time.

Lynda Zugec

from Vietnam, April 2019

"Exceptional Experience"

I really enjoyed the yoga and workshop program and the staff was great.

Sandra Novak

from Malaysia, May 2018

"This place gave me peace! "

I loved the morning yoga sessions and the delicious food, which was provided during the whole stay.

Maddy Ciccone

from Thailand, March 2018

"Look into this more before booking"

The accommodation was nice, though all open with no covers on the windows so you get bitten a lot, it’s hot and then cold and then hot again. The morning yoga was great at 7am - this was what you’d expect when a retreat says yoga on it, see more comments below for details

The smoothies are all the same but taste nice, there are unlimited coconuts for you to drink and eat and a sarong is provided for you as a towel. Washing can be done on site and the vegan afternoon snack is always sweet and nice.

Jo Keene

from Philippines, March 2018

"Yoga - and so much more!"

I went to do yoga, and didn't take any notice of what else was being offered when I booked. I was so pleasantly surprised at the variety of activities on offer there. The teachers, and the staff, were all amazing, warm, caring, and approachable. The food was stunning to look at, delicious to taste, and obviously made with love. The location was wonderful. It was peaceful and calm, and I loved that everything was made from bamboo and other wood, and so many plants. While there was a full timetable available, I appreciated that there was no pressure to do anything you didn't want to do. I loved everything about the week I spent there, and left feeling amazing! I would recommend Bahay Kalipay to anyone!

James Gillespie

from Australia, March 2018

"Amazing place"

Positive energy

Nice people from all over the world

Amazing food and I’m not even a vegetarian

Great relaxing environment


from Philippines, January 2018

"Dreamy place, amazing food, good energy "

The food was always delicious and super creative (loooved the snacks).

The staff was always extremely nice and available.

The place itself was like a dream and there was so much positive energy.

I loved the workshops, I learned a lot.

Left the retreat feeling energised, cleansed and connected!

Angela Laube

from Switzerland, June 2019

"Yoga detox retreat"

The vibe was awesome. Also the raw vegan food, amazing

Florence Lefevre

from Cambodia, March 2019

"Kyra était une excellente prof de yoga, accueillant souriant"

Les cours de yoga sont vraiment pros. La nourriture est exquise, merveilleuse, délicieuse.

Le cadre est grandiose.

Les gens et la réceptionniste Vanessa en particulier sont d'un dévouement extraordinaire.


from France, December 2018

"Formidable !"

L'accueil génial

cadre super mignon

repas excellent

divers cours très intéressant : atelier cuisine et ouverture de noix de coco, découverte de l'innerdance... On en repart en pleine forme !

Ekaterina Stahn

from Italy, December 2017

Sehr freundliches und hilfsbereites Personal. Sehr gutes veganes Essen. Yoga Unterricht (Lehrer Dexter) war sehr gut.

Alexandra Hindley

from Sweden, March 2020

"Amazing, unique, life changing experience"

This retreat was above my expectations in all aspects, I was looking for a retreat to focus not only on my body, but on my heart and soul and this is the place!The energy here is so purifying. And the food... I never thought that raw and vegan food could be soooooo good.

Yoga classes with Nick and Tracy were just exactly what I needed and very accessible. I learned so many new things and tips to progress further and incorporate into my practice.

The inner dance was a strong and beautiful experience It definitely awoke something very deep, primal and beautiful in me. .I feel so blessed!Thank you Annukka for creating a safe, healing space.

I am grateful to the Universe that gave me this experience. I will surely return to Bahay Kalipay for another retreat, I received the energy to make the changes I want in my life. Thank you Tracy, Nick Annukka and whole Bahay Kalipay family. I will miss you deeply.


Andrea Rusnáková

from Slovak Republic, January 2020

"Amazing garden & nice people & good location"

Yoga lessons, amazingly emotional ancestral healing lesson (made me speechless), nature trip, yummy food. Atmosphere. Garden is a masterpiece itself... Detail. Relax. Peace.


from Vietnam, August 2019

"Come back to the Nature"

I really love the food and the atmosphere here, I learnt how to take care of my body without chemicals and toxins. I feel so amazing to be here, practice all the day follow the program and also by myself, eat healthy food and super tasty, lots of vitamins, the place is all green made me feel very chill and cool, there has a place to do sunbathe, and they have the handmade spray to avoid mosquitoes which saved my life during the stay. Everything is ecolife, I feel no guilty at all, proud of myself to be able contribute my ability to protect the Earth.

Paul Wright

from Great Britain, August 2019

"Exceeded expectations"

Meeting staff and other retreaters

Family environment, friendly, positive and relaxed. Yoga tailored to my level. Schedule had plenty of activities and down time. Variety of yoga and dance styles. Great surroundings. Plenty of food. Level of professionalism.

Sonja Volmanen

from Finland, May 2019

"More wellness than yoga"

The food at Bahay Kalipay was amazing! Also our visit to Nagtabon beach was very nice and Alan was so much fun to be around with. We had some changes to our initial schedule because of volunteers getting sick and not feeling well but luckily we could then make some suggestions for the updated program. The inner dance sessions were definitely interesting and a new experience!

Mari-liis Must

from Estonia, February 2019

"An excellent little raw vegan bubble with like-minded people"

I loved the meditative sessions with Imana. And even though the current yoga teacher fell ill, the higher forces sent us Apple. She was such an amazing yoga trainer! The way she thought, everyone would be able to do yoga and go deeper and deeper. Just perfect! (Actually she was just a guest there, but because she's a teacher herself, she was asked to substitute). The food was amazing! They could've given us just salads 3 times a day, but they made such a big effort to make to food taste and look nice. It was a culinary experience every time!

Karen Obeney

from Vietnam, February 2019

"Experience the Wonder of Bahay Kalipay "

Everything!... All the staff at the retreat: Friendly, smiley & so very helpful to every need.

The Instructors: Yoga classes was exceptional, Meditation was mind blowing.

Food: AMAZING even though it is all plant based.

Lay out of the retreat - MAGICAL.


from Philippines, January 2019

The meals were excellent!

Maria Hansen

from United States, December 2018

"Home away from home "


The food was delicious, the staff was amazing, the teachers was caring and the volunteers was so friendly and helpful. Our hut was really nice, and the soaps we got in our welcome basket smelled so good.

The whole area is green and serene and makes it very easy to relax and unwind.

The yoga classes was really good and the inner dance was a unique experience. Jam night was really fun and so was the raw food demo. I would definitely come back here if I get the opportunity. They make you feel home.

Lots of love to all in BK.

Iwona Dziecielska

from United States, December 2018

"Full mind, body and soul experience"

The facilities are beautiful and surrounded by nature. Everything is so peaceful, relaxing and blissful. The staff is kind, friendly and goes above and beyond to make your stay pleasant. Well organized schedule allows a deeper inmersion in meditation and yoga (coconut fasting, detox, workshops, awareness movies) and there are plenty of tips for healthier, more conscious and meaningful life. I especially liked morning ayurvedic rituals and silent day. And all massages were truly relaxing.


from Great Britain, November 2018

"Not what I expected after reading such glowing reviews. "

Nice staff. Vanessa is fantastic

Vegan raw food was great.

Yoga and meditation was good.

Rachel Mccullough

from Australia, June 2018

"A family experience in a yoga retreat"

The instructors were both very patient in their approach as well as infornative. I felt very lucky to have such hands on experience! The food each day was amazing,i felt incredibly better holistically within a few days. The massages were incredible, and I felt comfortable enough to try a colon cleansing. Each day was something new i could dive into,or just take time to relax by the hammock. The excursion i chose,underground river, was really interesting and a great deal. I am incredibly grateful for my experience and will never forget thr beautiful people i met.

Edit Williams

from Sweden, April 2018

"Will be coming back"

The food, the location, the atmosphere, the people, the classes, THE LOVING ENERGY, everything. What's there not to like?? (Maybe the mosquitos, but you'll be fine once you spray on some of their home-made natural mosquito-repellent!)

Lucy Baxter

from New Zealand, April 2018

"Amazing stay at BK "

The food is incredible, the yoga and the days layout is so perfect. All the spaces are lovely and the mantra of this place is very pure. I met some amazing people and I am leaving here feeling like a new person. I can not recommend this place enough. I will be back.

Farah Mounzer

from United Arab Emirates, April 2018

"Just don’t"

The food, the Staff and the teacher Satyama were the best part!

Jane Thomas

from China, February 2018

"A special place"

The raw food will transform you. This is a caring community that you will be welcomed into. A place to meet like-minded souls. Amazing staff - especially Lovely and Vanessa. Beautiful gardens.

Amelie Chabert

from Hong Kong, November 2017

"So disappointed"

The food was very good


from Philippines, June 2019

Great food, nice garden amd wonderfull very helpfull staff!! Thanks a lot Vanessa, Lovely, Iris, Sandra and Alain!

Anastasia Bilyaeva

from United States, March 2019

"Best detox retreat but not for yogis"

The place is an amazing garden with traditional bamboo huts. Everything is so nice that you don't mind the simplicity of body care, it's like part of the experience. The staff was lovely and always ready to help. Food was delicious and I didn't miss anything. Perfect for a detox retreat.

Nadege Navarro

from France, March 2018

"Un séjour magique"

Le centre est enchanteur, avec une végétation luxuriante et un aménagement apaisant, toute l'équipe est adorable, la nourriture délicieuse. J'ai un très bon appétit, j'avais peur d'avoir faim avec une alimentation exclusivement crudivore pendant presque une semaine mais au final ça s'est très bien passé et je suis enchantée de cette expérience. Je recommande chaleureusement le centre Bahay Kalipay !!

Philippe Meeus

from Belgium, December 2017


Que dire de cet endroit tellement tout est parfait sauf parfois la proximité de la route. Mais c est un détail tellement s est bien.

La nourriture qui me faisait peur....est purement divine et donne envie de devenir vegan raw. MAGIQUE ET AU DELÀ DE CE QUE J ATTENDAIS.


Makosja Stanglewska

from Netherlands, November 2017

"Rust in combinatie met zweterige joga !"

Geweldige leraren en super ster!! Eten is magnifiek lekker! Locatie is prima, rustig en lekker afgesloten van het dorp.