Top 5 ultimate yoga retreats
Are you feeling tired and spent? Maybe it’s time for an escape from the daily grind. A yoga retreat is the perfect way for you to re-balance your mind, your body and your spirit, restore your well-being and get back to yourself. It doesn’t matter whether you have never done yoga before or are an advanced yogi; it’s an experience that will definitely transform and rejuvenate you. We have rounded up the top 5 ultimate yoga retreats!
#1. Pure Flow Yoga
Pure Flow Yoga offers unforgettable yoga retreats at a mesmerizing location at Haad Yuan, one of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand, surrounded by a lush jungle. Six amazing yoga teachers have created a life-changing experience that will help you relax, rediscover and deepen your practice. Pure Flow Yoga offers three signature packages: Pure Yoga MAGIC (7 days / 6 nights), Pure Yoga LOVE (14 days / 13 nights), and Pure Yoga BLISS (21 days / 20 nights). All packages include accommodation in a private bungalow, 2 daily yoga classes, daily meditation, holistic philosophy classes, Thai massage, steam baths, nature hikes and much more.
#2. Adventure Yogi
If you have not yet decided on a location for your yoga retreat, Adventure Yogi might be your best option. This organization offers spectacular yoga retreats and holidays at various locations around the world. Think a Surf and Yoga retreat in Cornwall, a Hiking Yoga holiday in the French Alps, a Sunshine and Yoga retreat in Greece, a Yoga, Bed and Breakfast retreat on Ibiza, or even a Safari and Yoga holiday in Botswana. Adventure Yogi has been doing this for over a decade and works only with the very best yoga teachers.
#3. Silver Island
Silver Island Yoga offers yoga retreats at the eponymous sun-drenched island in Greece. It’s perfect for people who prefer a more intimate and personal experience, since their accommodation has space for a maximum of ten people per retreat. Aside from accommodation, the retreat also includes 2 daily yoga classes, 3 daily vegetarian meals (inspired by the Mediterranean diet), as well as drinks and snacks. Aside from the yoga classes, there are plenty of options for other activities such as kayaking, snorkelling and hiking.
Want to do a yoga retreat on your own private island? Tresco Island, located off the coast of Cornwall, feels like being in England and the Caribbean at the same time. Tresco Island is not a destination exclusively for yoga retreats, but yoga teacher Lucy Aldridge organizes various yoga retreats throughout the year. During these retreats, you will be staying at the beautiful inn, in a traditional country cottage or in a modern house on the beach. The Tresco Island Spa also houses an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym, so there are plenty of options to relax and unwind or work up a sweat in between yoga classes.
#5. 42 Acres
42 Acres is located in a secluded Somerset valley, surrounded by 700 acres of ancient forests and meadows. The main house, and old dairy farm, has excellent facilities and 11 bedrooms which can accommodate up to 24 people. The chefs will provide you with lovely healthy meals, with locally sourced and organic ingredients. Throughout the year, 42 Acres organizes various yoga and wellness retreats, so be sure to keep an eye on the upcoming events!