10+ Meditation Retreats in BC

Looking for a meditation retreat in BC?

BC offers many sublime settings, drawing in popular teachers from around the world, across all styles of meditation.

If you’re ready to dive into a 10 day silent immersion, the infamous Vipassana retreat located in Merrit offers a beautiful setting with a guided experience. This meditation retreat is by donation, which is pretty sweet for those on a budget. Their silent retreats do fill up quickly so you’ll want to plan ahead.

The Kootenays

If you’re seeking nature immersion, you have lots of great options in BC. We’d recommend The Sentinel in the BC Kootenays, The Hermitage on Denman Island and the Yasodhara Ashram also in the Kootenay Valley.

Amaya Center

BC is also home to one of North America’s only places to do a Dark Meditation, The Amaya Center. You can learn more about the Amaya Dark Meditation experience in this interview we did here.

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As always, teachers, you’re welcome to add your live and virtual gatherings to Head + Heart.

Bowen Island

For more of a self-directed retreat getaway, Bodega Ridge on Galiano Island is a real gem, as is the Rivendell Retreat Center on Bowen Island, which offers by-donation personal getaways, so you can meditate to your hearts content. They have a communal centre with full amenities as well as nature huts if you want to go totally off the grid.


And of course, BC’s Hollyhock on Cortes Island is one of the most renowned places for spiritual, wellness, yoga and development type retreats. You’ll find many meditation retreats on offer, or you can simply stay there and DIY your retreat.

Start searching below to discover upcoming meditation retreats in BC. If you need some personal tips, we’ve put together our picks for the top 10 spiritual and meditation retreats in BC.

And if you need help finding an upcoming BC yoga retreat, voila!

Looking for Virtual Events?

If you’re looking for Virtual Wellness Events and Gatherings we’ve got you covered!

Explore the Following Upcoming Meditation Retreats in BC

10 DAY YOGA JOURNEY at Yasodhara Ashram

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - October 26 @ 10:30 am PDT
REFLECT RECONNECT RENEW Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who y...

Residential Retreat with Adrianne Ross/Nikki Mirghafori 2020oct19beth

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - October 23 @ 11:00 am PDT
This is a 5 night intensive silent residential meditation retreat – Oct 19-23 2020 with Adrian...

Awakening Shakti In-person Woman’s Temple

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm PST
**Notice: this is the In-person version ( for those who feel safe to gather as a group of 10) of our...