Have you tried a Retreat Holiday yet? If not it’s about time! Retreats are the perfect year around holiday as it is not restricted to summer, actually, they make the perfect winter break. To make the most of it though we believe you should start looking into it now and book ahead. That way you will find the most value for your money but also you’ll have something to really look forward to once the winter months comes creeping.
To help you on your way we’ve pick some of our favourite destinations and a couple of retreats we recommend! Check these more-than-perfect retreats holiday destinations out for the ultimate wellness experience. Relax, unwind, and leave your stresses at the door with a healthy recharge at some of the world’s most breath-taking paradises.
Japan’s national sweetheart is the beautiful city of Kyoto. If you’ve never visited Japan, don’t fall into the trap of thinking the whole place is as crazy as its capital, Tokyo. In fact, Kyoto is one of the most serene and green places in the world. The deep-rooted Buddhist culture and the breath-taking views is precisely the reason it’s so popular. Retreat into the mountains, enjoy the food and find stillness.
Budget: 5Day Japanese Culture Experience and Zen Meditation Retreat, 5 days / 4 nights From £308
Luxury: 7 Day EAT.PRAY.MOVE Yoga & Tea Ritual Retreat, 7 days / 6 nights From £4,376
Yoga and Bali are pretty much synonymous. With every kind of yoga retreat under the sun, Bali offers incredibly beautiful surroundings and an endless supply of fresh fruit and vegetables. The area of Ubud is really popular for yoga holidays and the tropical climate envelopes you into comfort.
Budget: 4 Days Yoga and Spa Escape Holiday, 4 days / 3 nights From £401
Luxury: Selfish Darling’s Bali Body & Mind Retreat, 7 days / 6 nights From £1,400
For something a little closer to home but with all the finesse of tropical getaways. Cascais in Portugal is an affordable beach destination with plenty of yoga spots to realign your chakras. The fresh sea air and stunning backdrop is the ideal place for a easy-access retreat early fall or late spring.
Budget: 7 Day Yoga & Meditation Retreat, 7 days / 6 nights From £645
Luxury: 8 Days Yoga and Harmonization of the Chakras, 8 days / 7 nights From £3,377
The home of yoga is at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains. Rishikesh in India is close by and often visited as a serene retreat where you can centre your mind, body and soul. If you’re a yoga pro and want to make the step to teaching, there are plenty of teaching courses around this area. Get lost in the storybook scenery and find your inner bliss.
Budget: 15 Days Detox, Rejuvenating, Meditation & Yoga Retreat, 15 days/ 14 nights From £535
Luxury: 3 Days Crack the Code & Change the Game Now! Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Rishikesh, India,3 days / 2 nights From £2,161
Costa Rica Retreats
Escape to the central American paradise that is Costa Rica. Not only is the scenery truly astounding, the Costa Rican sunsets are like nowhere else in the world. If you want utter serenity and scenery on your yoga holiday, stay in an eco lodge where you’ll be able to eat clean and cleanse your soul. Of course, if you want to do some more lively activities, there’s plenty of water sports to balance your days.
Budget: 5 Days Unique Yoga Retreat, 5 days / 4 nights From £527
Luxury: 7 Day Life-Changing Detox & Level 1 Reiki Retreat, 7 days / 6 nights From £2,303
Unexpected and perfect, Austria is the most amazing place for a yoga retreat. The Tyrolean Alps are truly incredible and surrounded by flowery meadows and fresh Alpine air. There’s a sense of stillness here that is hard to find anywhere else and a pureness unique to the Alps. Begin each day by hiking up the hills and end with the most tranquil yoga and meditation session.
Budget: 5 Day Yoga, Ayurveda, Nutrition & Lifestyle Retreat in Austria, 5 days / 4 nights From £686
Luxury: 5 Day Yoga, Meditation, Mountain & Soul Retreat, Austria , 5 days / 4 nights From £1,067
Affordable as well as dreamy, Greek islands are close to home and the ultimate escape. Choose an island – whether it’s Ithaca or Kos, there won’t be any mad parties in sight here. The glorious Mediterranean heat and the stunning views provide the perfect wellness and healing yoga holiday.
Budget: 5 Day Organic Body Detox, Yoga & Guided Meditation, 5 days / 4 nights From £309
Luxury: 8 Day Boutique Yoga Adventure, 8 days / 7 nights From £1,848
Thats some of our favourite retreats, which one would you pick?