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Ask Retreat Centre is situated near the village of Ask on the east side of the island of Askøy, approx. 20 km north of Bergen, the main capital of western Norway. The retreat centre is undisturbed by the sea with a fantastic view towards Bergen. There are fine walking possibilities in the surrounding hills.
Ask Retreat Centre consists of the following houses / cabins:
The Log House:
The Log House is the center’s main building. It is a hand made timber house builded in 1994 and includes: Modern kitchen with gas stove and 2 large refrigerators, cozy living and dining room with fireplace, large south facing terrace for eating outside in summer, toilet and bathroom and 3 bedrooms with respectively 2, 2 and 1 bed.
The Yoga Room
The Yoga Room (in the basement of the Log House) is about 50 square meters with a breathtaking view towards the sea and Bergen. Both the pyramid and the yoga room has pine floors (with water-based floor heating), futon yoga mats, (sticky-mats available), woolen blankets and meditation cushions. All yoga classes will be here.
The Pyramid is about 36 square meters and build exactly as a down sized version of the The Great Cheops Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. At bigger Retreats up to three student can sleep here. Sometimes we do the Meditation here.
The Sauna in the basement of the Pyramid will be available during the retreat. Here is two showers and a toilet as well.
The Log Cabin
The Log Cabin (by the sea) can accommodate 2-3 persons. Bio-toilet and shower. Mini kitchen with stove and refrigerator.
The Boat House
The Boathouse (by the sea) can accommodate 2 people, but is also used as a single room. Toilet and shower.
The Alcove can accommodate 1 + 2 = 3 persons. The 2-bed room can also be used as a single room. Sink in both rooms. Bio-toilet and not shower (please used the shower in the Pyramid).
The Seaview Apartment
The Seaview Apartment is a brand new 50 sqm apartment which is just above the Retreat Centre with a private garden and a terrace overlooking the fjord. It is a 2-bedroom apartment with kitchen, 2 bedrooms (1 single and 1 double room), toilet / bathroom and living room. In the living room there is also a sofa bed so that there are 3 beds in all. The apartment is also rented out through Airbnb and Trip Advisor and is not always available.