Rates & Contact

Please note that retreating in the dark is an advanced practice that is not to be approached lightly. It is important to enter the retreat in a moment of stable body-mind and with an established mindfulness practice. We recommend to start with a few days, but ultimately it is up to you for how long you would like to retreat.


Location: between Florence & Pisa, in a Sanctuary deep in the chestnut forests of Tuscany.

Please note that our darkness retreat facility is designed to accommodate one practitioner or a couple at a time.

Rates are per night* and include two vegan meals per day (+dinner on arrival day & breakfast on departure day), drinking water, weekly cleaning & change of linens, as well as on-demand counseling.

3 – 21 nights: €108 per night

22+ nights: €99 per night

Available meal options include vegan, gluten free, raw, smoothies and always come with herbal infusions from our garden.

Entry is between 6 pm and 10 pm, exit between 5 am and 9 am. Extra days for integration at the Sanctuary might be available on request as a personal retreat depending on our event schedule.

*If you have already studied or done retreats with us, we are happy to offer you a special discount, please inquire. 



The Space holder & Care taker for your dark retreat journey will be Arpita Kshama Devi, an experienced yogini, meditator & mindfulness teacher of many years. Find out more about her HERE.

For our GROUP DARK RETREATS, Yoga & Tantra offerings see LoveEvolveAwaken.com.

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    Booking & Cancellation:

    A non-refundable advance payment in full is required at the time of booking as canceled retreat periods are notoriously hard to re-book due to intricacy of scheduling. In case of changes of dates we do offer a reduced rate of 50% until two months before the starting date of your original retreat.

    If you can provide a replacement person for your canceled retreat, we are happy to accommodate such changes without charge.