Light Stays® is a bridge to your world of the best retreats, teachers, presenters and communicators from around the globe.

Who comes to visit us? Travel loving, eco conscious, spiritually minded, creative, yoga loving people worldwide. Light Stays visitors love to learn, grow, travel, retreat, relax and rejuvenate.

Light Stays has the worlds largest social media following for a retreat directory with a daily reach often in excess of 250,000 to our Facebook page alone feeding back to us. This is organic from people interested in yoga, retreats, wellbeing and personal development.

You won’t find a better place to meet your kind of people. Would you like us to share you with the world?

Light Stays will keep you inspired with our blogs and articles featuring personal development, spirituality, yoga, retreats, travel, life and more.

We feature a moon calendar plus travel resources whilst keeping you connected with the best in social media.

Lara Burgermeister is the director of Light Stays Retreats and Living®.  She has over 17 years experience in the travel industry as well as many years experience in the social media advertising industry. Lara has always had an interest in alternative therapies, retreats and personal development.

Lara currently also runs her own full service travel agency, Lara Burgermeister Travel Counsellors and is able to assist clients with airline and transfer bookings to attend retreats.


Lara has previously lived in British Columbia, Canada and in the United Kingdom and currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband, 2 children and 2 dogs.

Her interests are Reading, Travelling, Yoga, attending Personal development retreats and classes and Gluten Free food.

Taking over the Light Stays Retreats and Living business in 2015 has allowed Lara to combine all of her passions into one and help create a global community of likeminded others who love travel, learning and want to achieve a better way of living.

Light Stays Retreats and Living® was founded in 2011, creating a one of a kind global resource to inspire and guide your journey.

"Hi Thanks so much, we have a direct booking through Light Stays for 8 nights.Glad to see the site is doing well, it deserves to! All the best."
John Bludstone Co-owner, Bali Eco Stay

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 "My life is too short not to do what I love" ~ Dr Robert Holden


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