Bodhidharma has 2 cottages available for retreat. Both provide comfort and style but at an affordable price. Facilities include a kitchenette with fridge and microwave, lounge with TV and DVD. The queen size bedroom has a separate ensuite, with reverse cycle air-conditioning and heating in the main lounge ensuring that your stay is comfortable and stress free year around.

Bodhidharma cottage retreats are designed for couples or singles that want to enjoy some time away. The cottages are located on 24 acres of natural and cultivated bush, bordering on Hepburn Regional Park. Guests are invited to take in the local flora and fauna by strolling along the many available walking paths. Alternatively, you can simply enjoy the relaxing views from your own private deck.

Bodhidharma cottage retreat is accommodation priced so everyone has the opportunity to enjoy a weekend away with their loved one, or spend some time on their own.

Located 10 kms from Daylesford, walking distance to local attractions Lavadula and Cricket Willow. A Quiet, relaxing setting with the regional park on your doorstep

Also located at Bodhidharma is a bonsai nursery, meditation centre and martial arts studio.

Guests are welcome to take advantage of classes that run on weekdays, including Tai Chi, Chi Gung and meditation sessions for beginners and advanced students.

Bonsai demonstrations, and massage treatments are also available upon request.


  • $160 per night
  • $300 per weekend (fri/sat)
  • $90 Massage (appt req)
  • $10 per class (Tai chi/meditation)