Discover the Most Serene Places for Yoga Retreats Around the Globe
Imagine escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life and finding yourself in the most serene places on Earth. Picture yourself immersed in the harmony of nature, surrounded by picturesque landscapes and calm, tranquil atmospheres. From the idyllic shores of Bali to the peaceful retreats in Tulum, we have compiled a list of the most serene places for yoga retreats around the globe. Whether you're a seasoned yogi or a beginner looking to deepen your practice, these destinations offer the perfect blend of relaxation and self-discovery. Join us as we explore the beauty and tranquility of North America, Europe, Africa, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Asia, and beyond. Get ready to embark on a journey of inner peace and rejuvenation like no other.
Feathered Pipe Ranch
Location: Helena, Montana
Since 1975, yoga retreats have been hosted by teacher and Yoga Journal cofounder Judith Hanson Lasater at the spacious Feathered Pipe Ranch. She describes it as a "summer camp for yogis" with breathtaking scenery in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, delicious food, fresh spring water, daily yoga classes, and a week immersed in the tranquility of nature. In order to honor the sacred Native American land the retreat is situated on, founder India Supera established the Feathered Pipe Foundation to support the preservation of ceremonial traditions of the Cree people. Feathered Pipe also actively promotes humanitarian initiatives, such as the Veterans Yoga Project and the Tibetan Children's Education Foundation.
Visit: From late spring to early fall, Feathered Pipe Ranch offers a range of health and wellness retreats. One notable option is the weeklong Mindful Unplug Experience. Check out the complete retreat schedule here.
- Time for YOU: Yoga & Ayurveda Women’s Retreat, June 1–4, 2022
- Balanced Being: Montana Yoga & Sound Healing Retreat, June 4–11, 2022
- The Body & Beyond: A Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat, June 11–18, 2022
- Big Sky Bhakti Bliss: A Montana Yoga Retreat, July 9–15, 2022
- Cultivating Everyday Awe: Yoga, Nature And You!, July 23–30, 2022
- Energy Medicine Yoga: Finding Joy In The Sacred Science Of Yoga, August 20–27, 2022
- Transformative Yoga Therapy Retreat: Blending Strength, Softness, Relaxation & Play For Every Body, September 3–9, 2022
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
Location: Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Situated in the picturesque Berkshires, the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is an educational campus with over 2,000 instructors who teach more than 700 programs to approximately 30,000 guests annually. This center has been at the forefront of groundbreaking research on yoga and trauma for the past decade, collaborating with experts from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Visit: The Kripalu Center offers options to book a day pass or stay for an overnight, self-guided retreat.
Location: Big Sur, California
Founded in 1962, the Esalen Institute has been a haven for workshops on yoga and personal growth. It boasts a rich history of hosting influential figures like Joan Baez and Joseph Campbell. Today, renowned wellness leaders and yoga teachers including Andrew Weil, Dean Ornish, and Janet Stone share their expertise on topics such as the energetics of consciousness and meditation as a form of healing.
Visit: You can choose to book a self-guided stay at the Esalen Institute or participate in a variety of courses and workshops.
Upcoming yoga, meditation, & mindfulness workshops:
- COME ALIVE: Meditation for People Who Can’t Stop Thinking, April 18–22, 2022
- Meditation and Modern Life: A Zen Meditation Retreat, April 29–May 1, 2022
- Effortless Mindfulness Embodied: Awakening, Glimpse by Glimpse, May 1–6, 2022
- Awake in the Wild Meditation Retreat: Opening to Joy, Wonder and Awe in Nature, May 6–8, 2022
- Radiant Rest Retreat: Yoga Nidra, Self-Inquiry, Sankalpa, May 13–15, 2022
- Amplified Yoga, June 17–19, 2022
- Resource and Renew: A 5Rhythms® & Mindfulness Workshop, July 11–15, 2022
Drala Mountain Center
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Boulder's mindfulness community has flourished since the 1970s when Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche established Naropa University, a Buddhist liberal arts college, and Drala Mountain Center (formerly known as Shambhala Mountain Center) in a valley above the town. Despite controversies surrounding Rinpoche's legacy, Naropa and Drala remain pillars of Buddhist values and mindful practices.
Visit: You can visit Drala Mountain Center for the day or book a self-guided retreat.
- Retreat & Renewal, April 15–17, 2022
- Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat, April 21–24, 2022
- Sitting in Beauty: A 5-day Silent Meditation Retreat, April 26–May 1, 2022
- The Awakened Heart: A Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat | Extended, May 5–8, 2022
- Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness, May 27–29; October 14–16, 2022
- The Art of Meditation: A Weeklong Retreat, September 11–18, 2022
- See the complete retreat schedule
Bonus: The Hanuman Festival, taking place July 14–17, 2022, attracts top yoga educators and teachers such as Sreedevi Bringi, Seane Corn, Tiffany Cruikshank, and many others.
Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine
Location: Los Angeles, California
Considered the "Benares of America" by Indian spiritual teacher Paramahansa Yogananda, Los Angeles became home to the Self-Realization Fellowship in the 1920s. The fellowship's international headquarters sits atop Mount Washington, and Yogananda also established a beautiful clifftop compound in Encinitas and a campus on Sunset Boulevard, where a portion of Mahatma Gandhi's ashes are enshrined. The Lake Shrine is a peaceful oasis, complete with a waterfront meditation garden and a temple adorned with a golden lotus, where resident monks hold services and deliver lectures.
Visit: You can reserve a time to visit the Lake Shrine or submit a request to book a private retreat.
Krishnamurti Educational Center
Location: Ojai, California
Known as Shangri-La, Ojai is a vibrant hub of ashrams, yoga centers, and spiritual retreats. It captured the attention of Indian philosopher J. Krishnamurti in the 1920s due to the beauty of the Topatopa and Sulphur mountains. The Krishnamurti Educational Center carries on his teachings through retreats, residential programs, and more.
Visit: The Krishnamurti Educational Center is open to the public. Check out the calendar to view upcoming events and learning opportunities.
Chopra Center for Wellbeing
The Chopra Center combines holistic practices with Western medicine to provide a unique healing and wellness experience. Experts in hypnotherapy, integrative oncology, and pranic healing collaborate to help individuals on their wellness journey. You can choose to participate in the Health Retreat in Carefree, Arizona, where daily yoga and meditation, Ayurvedic meals, and spa treatments are offered. Alternatively, you can immerse yourself in a retreat at one of the Chopra Center's locations across North America.
- Meditation Immersion in Maui, Hawaii; May 13–17, 2022
- Infinite Possibilities in Mont Tremblant, Canada; July 7–11, 2022
- Silent Awakenings in Yosemite, California; September 25–October 1, 2022
- Well Within in Rancho Palos Verdes, California; October 6–9, 2022
- 7 Spiritual Laws in Marco Island, Florida; November 30–December 4, 2022
Location: Rhinebeck, New York
Nestled in the picturesque Hudson Valley, the Omega Institute offers a true sanctuary away from the city's hustle and bustle. Established in 1977, this 250-acre campus serves as a hub for learning, spiritual exploration, and community. The Omega Center for Sustainable Living, located within the campus, is dedicated to eco-friendly building practices. Additionally, the Women's Leadership Center plays a vital role in empowering women.
Visit: From May to October, you can join Omega's Rest & Rejuvenation retreats, allowing you to enjoy all the amenities of the campus at your own pace, without the requirement of attending workshops.
Upcoming retreats & workshops:
- Practical Mindfulness, May 29–June 3, 2022
- Insight Meditation for Beginners, June 3–5, 2022
- The Yoga of Love, June 10–12, 2022
- Essential Kundalini Yoga, July 8–10, 2022
- Youth Yoga & Mindfulness, July 10–15, 2022
- Yoga Nidra with Tracee Stanley, July 15–17, 2022
- Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, August 5–7, 2022
- See the complete schedule
Location: Garrison, New York
Situated on the premises of a former Capuchin monastery, the Garrison Institute hosts various in-person retreats throughout the year. This center focuses on addressing social and environmental concerns through a combination of reflection and action. Its emphasis on social initiatives helps participants understand the broader context of their yoga and meditation practices.
Upcoming retreat: Pause & Press Play, taking place June 24–26, 2022, is a retreat for women of color focused on self-care and personal rejuvenation, hosted by Crystal McCreary, a Yoga Journal contributor, in partnership with Marla Teyolia.
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Mountain Yoga Festival
St. Anton, Austria
Experience the ultimate in outdoor wellness at the Mountain Yoga Festival, held in the birthplace of modern skiing. This intimate event brings together fewer than 300 attendees and teachers from around the world to enjoy music and movement that nourishes the soul.
Upcoming event: September 1–4, 2022
Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Om Dome, an igloo-shaped yoga hall, at the Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre. Designed to resemble a Nepalese temple topped with a golden stupa, this geometric studio is a magnificent place to practice yoga. Indulge in wholesome farm-to-table organic meals and participate in regular teacher trainings by renowned yoga instructors Vidya Jacqueline Heisel and Carol Murphy.
Visit: You can choose to book a stay at the center's hotel and enjoy various activities, including horseback riding and teacher training. Yoga retreats, led by a variety of teachers, are offered almost weekly throughout the year.
Reclaim Your Self Yoga Retreats
Join Reclaim Your Self Yoga Retreats for a transformative experience at one of their retreats across Europe. With a focus on environmental sustainability and community care, this company offsets all guest travel emissions, supports small businesses, and fosters connections with the outside world.
Visit: Book your spot at one of their upcoming retreats across Europe. Additionally, Yoga Journal contributor Adam Husler will host two retreats: the Norfolk Yoga Weekend (June 3–6, 2022) and the Woodland Summer Yoga Weekend in Bath, England (July 8–11, 2022).
Blissed Yoga Retreats
Embark on a blissful journey of adventure and wellness with Blissed Yoga Retreats. These retreats combine calming yoga sessions with community-based travel experiences.
Visit: Join Travis Eliot, a Yoga Journal contributor, for week-long retreats in Dubrovnik, Croatia (May 1–7, May 13–19, 2022). Located on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, this historic coastal city is the perfect destination for a temporary escape.
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Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat
Stanford, South Africa
Experience serenity and sustainability at the Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat, located at the Southern Tip of the African continent. This sanctuary combines nature, spirituality, and relaxation, offering hiking trails, swimming ponds, meditation and yoga classes, and even a labyrinth.
Visit: Choose any weekend to book a personal retreat at Bodhi Khaya, which includes accommodations, three vegetarian meals per day, meditation, yoga, and access to facilities. Additionally, you can select from a variety of facilitated retreats offered by the retreat center.
Centre Ville Tagahzout, Morocco
Discover the perfect blend of surf and yoga at Surf Maroc, one of the first surf-yoga retreat companies in this sleepy fishing village in Morocco. Enjoy a wide range of yoga sessions, including creative vinyasa, powerful pranayama, laughter yoga, restorative, yin, yoga nidra, and meditation. Professional surf instructors are also available to provide hands-on coaching. Don't forget to visit the rooftop yoga studio and connect with the local yoga community.
Visit: Choose to stay at one of Surf Maroc's three villas or join one of their regular yoga surf retreats.
Central South America
Escape to the heart of the Sacred Valley and indulge in a culturally immersive retreat experience at Willka T’ika. This eco-friendly retreat center incorporates Andean traditions and Q’ero healers. By participating in a retreat here, you'll also be supporting childhood education in remote villages. Immerse yourself in organic gardening, sustainable living, and acts of generosity.
Visit: Book a stay at the center's boutique hotel or choose from one of their upcoming group retreats, hosted by various studios and teachers.
The Yoga Forest
San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Escape the crowds and discover Guatemala's emerging yoga scene in the Mayan village of San Marcos la Laguna. The Yoga Forest offers responsible tourism and supports community projects such as shoreline restoration and midwife education. Join a class or participate in a personal or group retreat to study Jnana, Ashtanga, Bhakti, and Karma Yoga with their experienced instructors.
Upcoming group retreats:
Blue Spirit Costa Rica
Nosara, Costa Rica
Experience the yoga mecca of Nosara at Blue Spirit, a retreat center founded by Don Stapleton and Stephan Rechtschaffen. Unlock your purpose and learn the path to longevity through workshops and lectures led by renowned instructors. Located in a blue zone, where people live longer than average, Nosara is vibrant and connected to its people and practices.
Visit: Blue Spirit hosts yoga retreats and teacher trainings. A variety of studios and teachers from around the world offer retreats at this coastal sanctuary, with at least one retreat usually available every week. See the complete retreat schedule here.
Discover the vibrant yoga community in Havana, Cuba, with Mhai Yoga. Eduardo de Jesus Pimentel Vázquez, the godfather of Cuban yoga, often teaches classes during their week-long retreats. Enjoy breathtaking views and be just steps away from the beach at this Caribbean retreat center.
Visit: Book one of the retreats offered by various studios and teachers throughout the year.
Jungle Bay Resort & Spa
Experience sustainable tourism at Jungle Bay Resort & Spa, nestled in the rainforest of Dominica. Yoga teacher Glenda Raphael and her husband, Sam, are pioneers of sustainable tourism, supporting local farmers, fishermen, and artisans. Join yoga teacher Chrissy Carter on one of her retreats and explore the breathtaking Victoria Falls, Champagne Beach, and the legendary Boiling Lake.
Visit: Book a stay in one of the center's beautiful rooms or register for one of their wellness-oriented retreats.
Upcoming yoga retreats:
Soulshine Bali Hotel & Yoga Retreat Oasis
Location: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Bali is renowned for its yoga retreats, and one of the best is the Soulshine Bali Hotel & Yoga Retreat Oasis, situated in the lush jungles of Ubud. Musician Michael Franti hosts guest performers who energize the asana practices. A highlight of the yoga scene in Bali is the week-long BaliSpirit Festival, a vibrant celebration featuring renowned international yogis like Shiva Rea and Tymi Howard, as well as local Indonesian presenters such as Aikikdo, Made Janur, and musician Krisna Floop.
Visit: You have the option to stay at the Soulshine Bali's hotel or book one of their Soulrocker Yoga Retreats.
Location: Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal
For a rejuvenating experience, Dwarika's Resort is a must-visit. Nestled in the hillside just 30 miles from the Tibetan border, this resort offers a range of soothing appointments on your customized itinerary. These include time in the respiratory-cleansing salt house, consultations with a naturopath, walks through the meditation maze, and sessions in sound- and color-therapy chambers. The resort also offers yoga classes with breathtaking views of the Himalayan range.
Visit: You can choose to book a stay at this resort or select one of their multi-night packages, including a five- or seven-night Yoga Package.
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Location: Paro, Bhutan
In the serene town of Paro, Bhutan, you'll find the Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary, an all-inclusive retreat center. Guests can enjoy daily yoga and acupuncture sessions surrounded by the beauty of this historic valley town. The Eutok Samdrupcholing goenpa monastery provides a picturesque backdrop, and guests are encouraged to join spa therapists on foraging excursions in nearby hillsides to discover the region's medicinal herbs.
Visit: You can book your own stay at this center or choose from their four-night "Glimpse of Bhutan" or eight-night "Essence of Bhutan" packages.
Phool Chatti Ashram
Location: Rishikesh, India
Rishikesh, located along the sacred Ganges River in northern India, is a popular destination for yoga enthusiasts. Phool Chatti Ashram, situated in the Himalayan foothills, offers a seven-day yoga and meditation retreat designed for beginners and intermediate-level yogis. Participants will engage in nature walks, various yoga practices, meditation sessions, and traditional ceremonies. This program provides an opportunity to connect with the birthplace of yoga and the spiritual significance it holds for Hindus.
Visit: The center offers Ayurvedic treatment sessions and Indian cooking classes, in addition to its seven-day retreat program (multiple dates throughout 2022).
Location: Rishikesh, India
Ananda is a luxurious resort famous for its Ayurvedic treatments. Perched on a hill overlooking the city of Rishikesh, this retreat offers a variety of yoga and meditation retreats. One of their popular programs is the Yogic Detox Retreat, which can be experienced as a seven-, 14-, or 21-day program. Guests will participate in Ayurvedic therapy sessions, individualized yoga sessions, and various wellness-oriented consultations. Ananda also offers the Yoga Retreat program, available as a five-, seven-, or 14-day program.
Visit: You can choose to book a hotel stay at this luxurious resort or participate in a specific wellness program.
Location: Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, Ulpotha stands out as a stylish and culturally immersive beachside yoga retreat. Renowned therapists and teachers from around the world come here to immerse themselves in local culture. Located in a working rice village, Ulpotha is a community-driven retreat that funds a free clinic run by locals. The retreat features eleven simple mud huts scattered across 22 acres of dense forests, with monks still residing in remote temples in the mountains above. Yoga classes take place in a dedicated shala or beneath the branches of an ancient banyan tree.
Visit: You can choose to book a stay in this village or participate in one of their retreats.
- Soul Awakening from Within with Jules Jenkinson, June 12–26, 2022
- Kundalini Yoga Remedy Retreat with Kiranjot, June 26–July 10, 2022
- Prana Flow Yoga Retreat with Rob Hess, July 10–24, 2022
- Sun & Moon Yoga Retreat with Tanja Mickwitz, July 24–August 7, 2022
- Soul Awakening from Within with Jules Jenkinson, August 7–21, 2022
Kamalaya Koh Samui
Location: Koh Samui, Thailand
Kamalaya Koh Samui is a retreat where renowned teachers such as Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman Yee, Richard Freeman, and Mary Taylor regularly host events. It was founded by John Stewart, a former monk who spent 18 years in the Himalayas, and his wife, Karina, a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The retreat is built around a jungle-shrouded cave that was once a spiritual retreat for Buddhist monks. Guests can enjoy à la carte therapies and classes such as detoxification, Chi Nei Tsang, and Hatha Yoga. They also offer multi-day packages designed to address modern ailments like technology addiction.
Visit: You can choose to book one of the center's multi-day wellness programs or book a stay without participating in a specific program.
Hariharalaya Yoga & Meditation Retreat
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Cambodia is known for its peaceful atmosphere, making it an ideal place for yoga practice. At the Hariharalaya Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Siem Reap, guests can immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of the region. The retreat is named after the Vedic capital of Cambodia and is surrounded by ancient temples dating back to 800 CE. International yoga and meditation instructors lead six-day retreats that incorporate Integral Yoga, silent meditation, Dharma talks, and nourishing vegan cuisine.
Visit: You can choose to book a two-, four-, six-, or eight-week all-inclusive retreat.
Kaliyoga in Puglia, Italy, is a favorite yoga retreat known for its delicious food, beautiful surroundings, and twice-daily yoga sessions. Founded in 2008 by teachers Jonji and Rosie Miles, Kaliyoga offers a retreat experience that nurtures the body, mind, and spirit. Guests have the option to stay in traditional trulli buildings, iconic cone-shaped structures that are synonymous with the region. Meals are served in a centuries-old farmhouse amidst the trulli, and yoga classes take place in an outdoor pavilion with views of the sunshine. The retreat also offers a variety of spa treatments, from deep tissue massages to manicures and pedicures.
One of the best yoga retreats around the world for: Rustic Italian luxury and amazing food
Paradise Plage, Morocco
Paradise Plage in Morocco is the perfect retreat for those who find tranquility in being near water. Wake up to the beautiful Moroccan sunshine and the rhythmic sound of waves lapping against the golden sand. This retreat, located on the coast, is the first-ever surfing, yoga, and spa resort in Morocco. Alongside various yoga classes, including Hatha, Vinyasa, and Lin, guests can indulge in sports activities, pampering spa treatments, and immerse themselves in the local culture. Evening dining options include the retreat's own restaurant or the numerous surrounding restaurants.
One of the best yoga retreats around the world for: Fitness fanatics, surfers of all levels, and cultural exploration
The Yoga Barn, Bali
The Yoga Barn in Bali may not be the most luxurious retreat, but it offers an incredibly fun and vibrant experience. In addition to a wide range of yoga classes, including meditation sessions such as sound healing and Tibetan bowl meditation, the retreat also features an Ayurvedic spa and a charming garden cafe serving fresh and healthy vegan meals. Located in the lush surroundings of Ubud, guests have the option to stay at the attached hotel or visit the Yoga Barn independently. With year-round sunshine, you can enhance your yoga practice while working on your tan.
One of the best yoga retreats around the world for: Socializing with other yoga enthusiasts at the cozy cafe
Absolute Sanctuary, Thailand
Absolute Sanctuary in Koh Samui, Thailand, offers a range of tasty detox options for a holistic healing experience. Whether you choose the Ultimate Detox, Living Foods Detox, or Vegetarian Detox, each program is customized to meet your preferences and needs. In addition to delicious vegan cuisine, the retreat provides tailored detox massages, yoga exercises, and tranquil rooms with colorful and comfortable furnishings. With stunning scenery all around, Absolute Sanctuary offers a complete journey in health, wellness, and cultural exploration.
One of the best yoga retreats around the world for: Thorough and personalized detoxing
The Farm at San Benito, The Philippines
The Farm at San Benito in the Philippines offers a focused approach to holistic healing and wellness in a natural and luxurious setting. The chicly decorated rooms feature local materials and provide lush, verdant views. The retreat offers several yoga classes throughout the week, along with vegan cuisine that helps restore your health. Additional amenities include a small gym, spa treatments, and green juices made to order.
The Farm is renowned for its life-changing retreats, providing guests with the tools to recover from the stresses of everyday life.
One of the best yoga retreats around the world for: Full-on luxury surrounded by nature
Shreyas Retreat, Bangalore
Shreyas Retreat in Bangalore is renowned as one of the finest yoga retreats in the world, particularly for those seeking personal space and individualized attention. With a maximum capacity of twenty guests, the retreat ensures that each guest receives attentive care from the dedicated team of teachers and therapists, who embody the yogic principles in their own lives. Shreyas Retreat is dedicated to guiding its guests on a transformative journey of self-discovery, providing ample space for reflection, rejuvenating yoga classes, and valuable alone time to foster a deeper connection with oneself.
The retreat offers daily Hatha and Ashtanga yoga classes, as well as meditation and deep relaxation sessions. Additionally, guests can indulge in the rejuvenation spa, which has garnered acclaim as one of the best in India. The spa offers a wide range of therapeutic massages, organic scrubs, and masks made from the retreat's own organic gardens. This retreat is a sanctuary free from alcohol and smoking, allowing guests to detoxify and heal amidst 26 acres of lush greenery and picturesque frangipani gardens.
One of the unique qualities of Shreyas Retreat is its emphasis on meditation, reflection, and immersion in nature, making it an ideal destination for those seeking inner peace and tranquility.
Amansala retreat in Tulum, Mexico offers a little slice of paradise for those seeking an idyllic beachfront yoga retreat. The retreat boasts simple yet stylish eco-chic accommodations set against the backdrop of Tulum's beautiful beaches. Whether guests choose to stay on-site or venture out to explore, they are only a short 20-minute bike ride away from the town and the famous cenotes of Mexico, where a refreshing swim is a must.
Amansala offers a variety of yoga classes, including the option of a boot camp for those looking for a more intense workout. The retreat features yoga classes on the beachfront, allowing participants to soak in the stunning views while practicing. After a week of yoga and fitness activities, guests will not only leave looking great but also feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on their everyday lives.
Amansala is particularly popular among groups of girlfriends due to its relaxed and social atmosphere, making it an ideal setting for bonding and creating lasting memories.
Sivananda Ashram Yoga retreat in the Bahamas offers a blissful experience of practicing yoga amidst crystal clear turquoise waters. Imagine standing in mountain pose, breathing in and out slowly, while being surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. The retreat is dedicated to providing a space for spiritual growth and overall health through yoga and healthy eating.
Upon arrival at the Sivananda Ashram, guests are warmly greeted by experienced yoga masters and staff who are committed to supporting their guests' journey. The retreat offers a variety of affordable accommodation options, ranging from rooms with ocean or garden views to beach huts and even the option to pitch a tent on the beach. This allows guests with different budgets to partake in the life-changing program offered by Sivananda Ashram.
Guests can expect to practice yoga daily, enjoy nourishing meals, and have opportunities to explore local cuisine. Additionally, the retreat offers workshops, ceremonies, and excursions to discover the rich wildlife and natural wonders of the Bahamas, including the endangered Caretta Caretta sea turtles.
Sivananda Ashram is a budget-friendly yoga retreat, making it accessible to those who want to embark on a transformative journey without breaking the bank.
Island & Beach Yoga Retreat in Zakynthos, Greece
When: September 2023, May 2024
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Style: Vinyasa, Yin
Level: All levels
Price: From US$4,056
The Nomadikas Yoga Retreat, located in Zakynthos, Greece, offers a luxurious and immersive week-long retreat focused on relaxation, physical wellness, and awe-inspiring natural beauty.
This retreat caters to participants of all experience levels and is led by the esteemed instructor Tiffany Zoldan, who specializes in Vinyasa and Yin yoga styles.
Guests will be spoiled with luxurious accommodations in environmentally-friendly villas nestled amidst olive and cypress trees. The retreat provides access to amenities such as infinity pools, heated whirlpools, and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Highlights of the retreat include a luxury yacht trip around the island, a turtle spotting expedition, horse riding and swimming, natural collagen bathing rituals, and a rejuvenating 60-minute massage.
The retreat also includes nourishing meals, opportunities to explore local cuisine, engaging workshops and ceremonies, beach trips, and encounters with Zakynthos' diverse wildlife, including the endangered Caretta Caretta sea turtles.
Embrace the unspoiled beauty of Zakynthos and embark on a transformative journey of yoga and self-discovery amidst the mesmerizing Greek landscape.
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Private Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat in Playa Azul, Costa Rica
When: All year
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Level: All levels
Price: From US$2,640
Immerse yourself in a unique and tailored yoga and mindfulness retreat at the private beachfront villa, Rancho De Linda, located in Playa Azul, Costa Rica's Guanacaste coast.
This retreat, limited to two participants, offers a highly personalized experience led by instructor Irena Bartolec. The program is designed to cater to individual experiences and goals.
Start each morning with mindfulness practices and tailored yoga sessions, followed by afternoon restorative yoga and sunset beach meditations. The retreat includes two daily meals prepared by private chefs and offers opportunities for beach walks and jungle hikes.
Accommodation options include air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms and lounge areas. The retreat features an outdoor saltwater pool, a lounge deck for stunning sunset views, an outdoor yoga deck, and direct access to the beach.
Relax amidst lush gardens and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, immersing yourself in the serenity and natural beauty of Costa Rica.
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Luxury Yoga Retreat in Marrakesh, Morocco
When: All year
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Style: Bikram, Hatha, Power, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Aerial, Yin Yang
Level: All levels
Price: From US$1,341
Embark on a seven-day luxury yoga retreat in Marrakesh, Morocco, hosted by Om Yoga at the exquisite Movenpick Hotel.
This retreat offers unlimited access to a diverse range of yoga classes, including Bikram, Hatha, Power, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Aerial, and Yin Yang. Participants of all skill levels are welcomed.
Guests will enjoy their stay in elegantly designed studios and have full access to the hotel's extensive amenities, such as a gym, health club, spa, sauna, indoor and outdoor pools, dining areas, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Take advantage of this opportunity to explore the vibrant city of Marrakesh and immerse yourself in its rich history and unique beauty.
Find serenity, uplift your spirit, and revitalize your body through yoga and meditation during this unforgettable retreat in Morocco.
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Wellness, Yoga, & Meditation Retreat in Koh Phangan, Thailand
When: All year
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Style: Hatha, Kundalini, Vinyasa, Yin, Nidra, Therapeutic, Alignment
Level: All levels
Price: From US$130
Discover a transformative wellness experience at Wonderland Healing Center in Koh Phangan, Thailand. This retreat offers a wide variety of yoga, pilates, and meditation classes suitable for participants of all skill levels.
The retreat focuses on holistic well-being, fostering a deeper connection between the body, mind, and spirit. In addition to yoga and meditation, the center occasionally hosts harmonizing workshops.
Wonderland Healing Center can accommodate up to 30 participants and provides options for luxury dorm rooms or deluxe rooms. The center features amenities such as a private swimming pool, herbal steam sauna, two yoga halls, and massage areas.
The program includes three daily vegan meals, access to the pool and sauna, evening events, and various yoga styles such as Hatha, Kundalini, Vinyasa, Yin, Nidra, Therapeutic, and Alignment.
Nestled in a lush tropical forest on Ko Phangan, the retreat offers a serene environment perfect for wellness, yoga, and detoxification.
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Private Yoga, Meditation, & Spa Retreat in Tuscany, Italy
When: Until October 2023
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Level: All levels
Price: From US$4,478
Embark on a truly life-changing experience with the Move BeYond.it luxury retreat in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. This private and exclusive retreat is held at a 4-star spa boutique hotel in the historic medieval village of Bagno Vignoni and is led by spiritual masters Tanya and Michael Aprile. They offer profound knowledge and guidance for deep healing.
The retreat program is tailored entirely to your needs, incorporating daily private sessions, therapeutic yoga, meditations, and unique BeYond sessions that cover various aspects such as health, music, water, nature, and tantra.
Enjoy complimentary access to the spa wellness area and thermal hot pools, as well as a unique opportunity for a night bath under the stars.
Your 3-night stay includes a delicious breakfast and half-board accommodation with rooms overlooking the tranquil Tuscan hills.
Experience the power of ancient thermal springs and the magic of the Italian dolce vita on this journey of self-discovery and healing.
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From the tranquil beaches of Bali to the picturesque landscapes of Tuscany, the world is filled with serene places for yoga retreats. Whether you're seeking solace in Europe or embarking on a spiritual journey in Asia, there is a sanctuary waiting to envelop you in peace and rejuvenation. Unwind amidst the lush greenery of The Yoga Barn in Bali or immerse yourself in the healing therapies of Absolute Sanctuary in Thailand. Indulge in a luxurious escape at the Wellness, Yoga, & Meditation Retreat in Marrakesh or find your inner zen at the private retreat in Costa Rica. No matter where you choose to go, these enchanting destinations offer the perfect haven for restoring the mind, body, and soul. So, pack your mat and embark on a journey of self-discovery, relaxation, and serenity among the world's most tranquil yoga retreats.
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