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You will love Ekam Yoga Festival’s home, Francis Retreat at Bonny Hills, south of Port Macquarie. This venue offers a relaxed atmosphere, lots of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces, shared accommodation on-site, close to the beach.


On-site Accommodation at Francis Retreat


There are a number of accommodation types available on-site. These include 2-bedroom Coastal Cabins (1Q & 2 bunks) and dorm rooms with 8 bunk beds.

You can either book a whole dorm room for you and your friends (accommodates up to 8) or book one bed in a shared, uni-sex dorm. We do not book more than 4 people into a dorm.

Accommodation on-site is limited and only available for a minimum 2-night-stay (Fri & Sat).  If you would like to stay on Sunday night as well, please book an additional night.

Accommodation can only be booked on the Ekam Yoga Festival ticketing site. Please do not contact the venue directly.

Location: 2 Thomson Place, Bonny Hills NSW

Accommodation at Ingenia Holidays Bonny Hills

Ingenia Holidays Bonny Hills is a peaceful paradise located on the doorstep of renowned Rainbow Beach. As one of the most scenic holiday parks on the NSW North Coast, this laidback locale is a great destination for relaxing getaways.

The park has a broad range of accommodation options, including campsites, safari tents and cabins.  Ekam Festival participants can access a 10% discount on accommodation. You can access your discount code through this link.

Community Activities in the Grounds

Throughout the weekend, ticket-holders, friends, family and anyone interested in natural health & living can come along and enjoy a range of free community activities in the grounds. The Natural Health & Living Expo will open its doors on Saturday, 14 September at 8.30 am.

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Head to the Expo for the latest information on how to be well naturally, yoga equipment and yoga wear, and lots more. Chat to natural health practitioners or even have a treatment on the spot. Free talks and taster yoga classes will inspire you to make some healthy changes in your life and/or explore different yoga styles. The Expo will be open from 9 am to 3 pm on Sunday.

IMG_7818 Alicia Fox PhotographyThroughout the weekend you can participate in free taster yoga classes, health talks, mandala making, and other activities in the grounds.

On Saturday, free community activities will focus on families with children.

Bring a picnic rug and yoga mats and enjoy the festival atmosphere with the whole family.

Wholesome food & yummy treats will be provided all weekend by Angie Cowen and her team from Love Life And Gluten Free. Vegan options available.