Gone are the days when only small retreat centers offered yoga classes and a place to stay.
The number of luxury retreats for wellness activities like yoga has grown and grown.
Now you can book into hotels all over the world and enjoy the level of comfort that you want,
at the same time as having your yoga experience with meditation sessions and a whole host of program options.
No need to sacrifice comfort and with all the services and amenities you could dream of.
And it's on your doorstep wherever you are in the world.
On a luxury retreat you can enjoy your holiday the way you want it.
- level of accommodation you require
- destination properties with first class facilities
- raw food cafes and juice bars
- spa and massage services
- daily meditation and yoga classes
- activity programs such as food or fitness
Environment is everything and more and more now there are retreat holidays in
the most breathtaking places.
The standard of the spa treatments is fantastic and the service and food is second to none.
And you don't need to compromise on your yoga sessions. Practice what you are into.
Whether it's Hatha, Vinyasa Flow or any other yoga style
Most retreats offer a good variety of classes or will provide as and when.
And the standard of the activity programs makes it very easy to make the most of them.
Luxury spas for colonic hydrotherapy, first class fitness facilities, steam and sauna rooms, infrared saunas.
If you want privacy or travelling with family then villas also facilitate luxury accommodation with retreat opportunities.
You can stay with your family and have the full-time chef prepare your raw food or
detox juices in front of you.
In the mornings you can hit the mat in a yoga studio you will not believe, on
a yoga deck overlooking the sea or jungle maybe.
And your fitness, steam and sauna rooms are all private of course.
You can tell there are lots of options these days to enjoy a luxury yoga holiday.
It just depends how you want to do it. And where
Top of the list in popularity with it's many wondrous options is Bali, Ubud mostly.
Surrounded by rainforest or overlooking the rice paddle fields there is a magic to it.
5 star resorts offer short or long breaks with yoga, meditation and other programs.
Some beautiful places can be found surrounded by pristine rainforest or you can opt for
the beach on the jungle's edge.
Home to a selection of destination spas that are sure to amaze.
And all provide beautiful environments to immerse yourself into your yoga & meditation on this spiritual land.
A benefit here is the type of spa services with a whole range of Ayurveda treatments.
How beautiful are the southern tropical islands. They hold so many hidden treasures.
With retreats in secluded coves or on cliff-tops looking out to sea.
Some of the yoga shalas have the most amazing views.
If money is a consideration then please don't be put off. There is a huge selection of incredible yoga retreats for you to choose from.
In fact you may well prefer the not so luxury options.
To enjoy the opportunity to clear the mind and deepen your practice. Surrounded by like-minded souls.
Imagine the most beautiful holiday setting for immersing yourself in this.
If you are in Europe there are options all over and never that far away to find, you just need to decide where you would most like to be, the UK possibly, or a stunning destination like Italy, that oozes luxury options all over, from the Tuscan hilltops to the Amalfi coast.
What a great way to spend some well earnt 'time out', to refresh and replenish yourself.
If you would like to spend time with friends or family in privacy whilst enjoying a relaxing holiday vibe, you could consider a luxury villa.
This way you would get all the benefits of a retreat at the same time as private and personal holiday time.
You could request morning yoga classes, and detox juices from your in-house chef.
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