Best Yoga Retreats in the World
We’re always in search of the best yoga retreats in the world, looking for fabulous locations, healthy eating, restorative yoga classes 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 at these retreat centers 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. The yoga teachers live and breathe Vedic philosophy and you’ll learn from the source at this wellness retreat.
Aro Ha Retreats – New Zealand
Aro Ha wellness yoga experience provides guests with a “life altering glow”. The yoga program is 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. During these wellness experiences, participants are challenged, succeed, and 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 with different types of yoga and also including meditation and Ayurveda. This top resort and spa really is a body holiday!
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. Yoga and meditation retreats in the land of the thunder dragon await!
COMO Maalifushi – Maldives
COMO Shambhala in Maalifushi, Maldives offers a variety of best yoga practices and activities daily, including yoga, Pilates and fitness sessions. This recommended yoga retreat allows in-house guests to join any of the daily yoga classes. 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, a sanctuary in Thailand. Centred around an ancient meditation cave and sloping down to the Indian ocean, Kamalaya is a true island retreat and sanctuary for the soul. Kamalaya opened with a solid program of detox retreats and continues to offer cleanses for all levels, expanding it offering over the years to including holistic healing holidays. A divine yoga pavilion overlooking the ocean and indoor yoga studio, there are 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. Top retreats for mind and body we say!
So, there you have it, our best, international yoga retreats in the world list. If you have any favourites to add or want to take a yoga vacation please do get in touch or comment below!