Retreat Hire

Beautiful venue for organising your retreats

The best of Irish hospitality only an hour from Dublin yet secluded in the stunning Glen of Imaal, The escape promises to give your guests a luxury experience to remember. Being one of the first wellbeing centres in Ireland at The elbowroom in Dublin, we are best set to help you design the best experience for your students. Travelling from outside Ireland, our team will organise airport pick-ups and transfers.

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Tailored Experiences

Let us help design your ultimate retreat.

Here’s a few options for your weekend! Just ask us for options and prices.

Workshop room

Our lovely warm lodge is perfect for classes, and workshops. With a warm wooden floor, central heating and a traditional log burning stove, you and your group are sure to be toasty.

All the props you need

No need to carry a car full of equipment. We have a fully stocked prop room with Yoga Matters props including: Mats, cotton bolsters, 100% wool blankets, foam blocks, cork blocks, eye pillows, straps, gong and more!

Delicious Food

We have many catering options to suit your budget. Including our chefs preparing a fully catered week or weekend, prepare ahead, where we prepare all your food and you get a Kharmi to serve and clear up, individual meals only, fully self-catered, Pizza parties and BBQ’s.

Be Surrounded by Nature

Our venue is set in the heart of The Glen of Imaal at the foothill of some of Ireland’s most stunning mountains. Forests of Oak, Ash, and Spruce encompass our lodge. Set on an acre of grounds with a variety of gardens, your clients will have no trouble reconnecting and grounding.  Guided hikes can be organised for your group.

Our Team

Helping with planning, social media and including on our events page, we can help you fill your event time after time. Leverage our press coverage, image library, and expertise to help you get the most from your retreat.

A bit of Yang

GincidentIf your gang wants to kick back and have a drink we have a craft Irish Gin bar and can provide other beverages and treats. Bring a bit of balance into your event if fun is what you are after!

Making memories

Customise your retreats

  • Yoga props for 21
  • Accommodates up to 17-21 yoga mats
  • Tailored Experiences
  • Affordable catering options
  • Secluded location
  • Onsite parking or buses organised

Chill Out Space

Our relaxation and chillout room has 21 large luxury bean bags to sink into. Music-loving guests also have access to our Sonos surround sound system to play their chill-out tunes. With acres of Wicklow woodland as our wood store, we have traditional wood stove burning brightly to keep you warm and cosy throughout your stay.

Larch Dining Cabin

Restored from the original woodshed with locally sourced larch, the dining cabin is situated under the beech trees. With handcrafted Irish oak tables and restored church pews, the cabin lends itself to a truly unique dining experience. Gourmet self-catering breakfast packs are available each morning from our kitchen. Cereal, bread, preserves, milk, yogurt & fruit bowl along with all day tea and locally roasted coffee.

Boutique Ensuite Cabins

Available as twin or double, each boutique garden cabin has been designed with great care and attention to detail. All furniture has been designed by the proprietor and made by craftspeople using locally sourced Irish timber. Enjoy a rainfall shower sourced directly from mountain spring water. Sleep in luxurious comfort with duvets filled with the finest duck feather and down and covered with 100% cotton. This is sure to provide you with the ultimate night’s sleep.

Ensuite Group Cabins

Our group rooms accommodate 4 with 2 single beds and 2 mezzanine beds. The beds were made by local craftspeople using aged spalted beech. Crafted from spalted beech each bed affords privacy with individual linen curtains and reading lights. All rooms are ensuite with Italian ceramic tiles, rain head showers, and spalted beech shelving. Full linen is provided.

Outdoor hot tub

Available to hire for your group, our team will make sure your tub is ready to suit your schedule. Whether in the crisp light of day or under the stars, your group can soak away all their tensions.

Outdoor Kitchen

For the truly al fresco experience, cook for your team on our outdoor BBQ surrounded by our permaculture gardens and kitchen garden. With a Victorian greenhouse, keyhole beds and terraced vegetable beds, your group will enjoy the true value and beauty of outdoor living.

Book Our Venue

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    General terms and conditions- Room Booking

    Full payment of your stay is required to hold the booking. Full payment is collected at the time of booking.
    You can cancel up to 72 hours prior to your check-in date, based on a 3 pm check-in time. When your cancellation has been confirmed you will receive an email from us and we will refund your booking.
    For cancellations within 72 hours of your arrival or no shows, your credit card will be charged for one night’s accommodation.
    If you book the “non-refundable” rate, then we are unable to refund your booking.
    Your credit card details will be required on arrival and held on the system to cover any damage to the property during your stay with us.

    If a booking is cancelled during the cancellation period due to a government COVID related travel restriction, you will be credited with the amount of the booking for a future stay.

    General terms and conditions

    All rates quoted are subject to availability and alteration. All special offers quoted are limited and subject to availability and may be subject to a minimum night stay.

    While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information, the elbowroom escape does not accept liability for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to change information and descriptions of listed hotels and products.

    The hirer will be asked for identification on arrival – passport or driving licence – you cannot be checked in without your identification

    We welcome under 18’s if they are accompanied by an adult or responsible guardian and stay in a room exclusively for their party.

    Venue Hire

    30% booking deposit is required to hold the dates  – This is non-refundable if you cancel within 90 days of your hire start date.

    Further 20% required 90 days before the start date
    Full Balance required 60 days before the event.

    A refundable security deposit of €800 will also be required to cover any damage/breakages that may occur during your stay. This amount will be returned to you within 48 hours of your departure. Your credit card details will be held on the system to cover any damage to the property during your stay with us.

    Cancellation Policy

    The hirer is responsible to pay cancellation fees as follows:

    Cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival 100 per cent of the full hire fee is due to The elbowroom escape
    Cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival booking your 50% deposit will not be refunded.
    Cancel less than 90 days prior to arrival booking your 30% deposit will not be refunded.
    A €100 administration and handling fee will apply if cancelled before 90 days.

    The cancellation policy applies to all reasons for cancellation.
    The elbowroom escape is not responsible for any forces of nature that may cause the hirer to cancel or any government directives to close.
    If for any other reason The elbowroom escape has to cancel a booking, a full refund will be given.


    Requirements of Hire:

    If venue is being rented in order to teach yoga or similar activity, must supply the elbowroom escape with appropriate insurance paperwork to show they are covered to teach and work with the public (teachers insurance). Please send this in within 2 weeks of confirming your booking to