Best Yoga Retreats in the World
We’re always in search of the best yoga retreats in the world, looking for fabulous locations, healthy cuisine, expert yoga instruction and a relaxed vibe. It’s really important that our solo travellers feel welcomed and able to meet other, like-minded souls. Our couples love to reconnect and our groups of yogis have heaps of fun!
Top Yoga Retreat
Ananda in the Himalayas – India
Ananda Yoga Retreats in India are one the most authentic healing yoga holidays we’ve ever experienced. Set within the foothills of the Himalayas, facing the sacred Ganges, Ananda Spa is a sanctuary for the soul. These sublime, luxury yoga holidays allow you to rediscover yourself through the discipline of Yoga. You will develop a clear understanding of Yogic practices and feel the benefits of improved immunity, better sleep and clarity of thought, as well as increased flexibility.
Aro Ha Retreats – New Zealand
Aro Ha wellness provides guests with a “life altering glow”. Programs are based on the essentials of wellness, combining yoga, sub-alpine hiking, therapeutic massage, dynamic movement, mindfulness, and detoxifying cuisine to help guests move toward real health. Programs are all-inclusive and their small groups move through the bespoke experience together. They are challenged, they succeed, and they bond together.
Body Holiday – Saint Lucia
With the motto ” Give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind”, this luxury retreat in the Caribbean is a real getaway for mind, body and soul. An all inclusive health resort, Body Holiday offer dated yoga retreats throughout the year and other holistic health programs including meditation and Ayurveda.
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary – Bhutan
If you’re looking for a very special yogic experience in the most spiritual places on the planet, then head with us to Bhutan. We work closely with the guys at Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary to ensure your spiritual wishes are fulfilled and these can include private treks to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, learning about Buddhism with local monks, guided meditation, yoga and Bhutanese traditional healing treatments on tap. The land of the thunder dragon awaits!
COMO Maalifushi – Maldives
COMO Shambhala in Maalifushi, Maldives offers a variety of classes and activities daily, including yoga, Pilates and fitness sessions. In-house guests are welcome to join any of these classes at anytime. Internationally accredited teachers are also available upon request for personal training and private sessions. Imagine that, yoga against the heavenly backdrop of the Maldives!
Escape Haven Retreats – Bali
Escape Haven is the leading ‘Women Only’ yoga retreats in Bali and they absolutely rock! Small groups of ladies, often solo travellers, gather on Bali to enjoy six nights of great yoga, spa, healthy meals and Balinese culture and adventure. These women’s retreats focus on Yoga and Meditation, Yoga and Surf, Yoga and Ayurveda and Fitness. They are dated retreats and run all year round. What a great way to relax, learn something new and meet new friends!
Kamalaya – Thailand
Kamalaya rests on the sleepy, southern coastline of Koh Samui in Thailand. Centred around an ancient meditation cave and sloping down to the Indian ocean, Kamalaya is a true sanctuary for the soul. A divine yoga pavilion overlooking the ocean, lots of wonderful wellness programs with healing spa treatments and great, one-to-one guidance and superb detox cuisine. Tickets please!
Sha Wellness Clinic – Spain
Sha have been transforming lives for over a decade and offer healthy holidays for leisure and corporates too. The SHA method combines the most effective natural therapies with highly therapeutic nutrition, with a nod to the latest advances in Western medicine, particularly in preventive medicine, genetics and anti-aging. This significantly enhances the positive impact that these therapies would have on an individual basis.
So, there you have it, our best retreats in the world list. If you have any favourites to add, let us know in the comments below!