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Budo Fitness Martial Arts Retreat Centre


BUDO FITNESS MARTIAL ARTS RETREAT CENTRE is located on the grounds of Driftwood Country Hostel. Driftwood Country Hostel is located 5 km/3 miles from the lively West Cork town of Skibbereen (which is on Wild Atlantic Way route - and about 10km/6 miles from the closest point to the sea; which makes it an ideal base to tour West Cork and Kerry.

Skibbereen is a vibrant, colourful and friendly town set on the banks of the River Ilen. Rich in history it is a peaceful oasis and the perfect base to explore the delights and wonders of West Cork. The coastal villages of Baltimore, Catletownshend, Glandore and Schull are all within easy reach of our Hostel/B&B.

You can also visit the stunning nature reserve Lough Hyne (Europe’s largest saltwater lake).

Enjoy total relaxation in our onsite Hot Tub & Sauna.

Book in with our on-site massage therapist at Be Well Massage Therapy - For pricing see Advanced booking essential.


Our aim is to offer our guests a relaxing haven away from the hustle and bustle with panoramic countryside views at affordable prices.

We offer dorm style accommodation (2 per room with shared bathrooms) along with one ensuite double room.


3 x twin room (with shared bathrooms)

1 x double room (en-suite)

If your are traveling on your own and want one of our shared room options we can pair you with someone of the same sex.

The option to book a single room for yourself is also available. Please contact for pricing/availability.

Bed linen and towels are provided.

You have full use of our kitchen and common room facilities during your stay.

Our kitchen is equipped with a larger cooker, fridge, microwave and washing machine.

After a days training you can relax by the fire in the living room. You are also welcome to sit in our garden and use our BBQ.

BREAKFAST (availabe upon request - please book in advance)

There are a choice of breakfast options available:

Continental Breakfast


Cooked Breakfast


'Healthy Option' Breakfast

Whenever possible we use eggs from our own hens and always free range eggs.