Gone are the days when only small retreat centers offered yoga classes and a place to stay.
The number of luxury yoga holidays 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 luxury yoga retreats are 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 them 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.
These occasions can be exhilarating, incredible and big moments for self-realization.
When you have the space and time for mind-body that a retreat affords you then it is often
the case that life issues bubble up.
This can be a result of yoga classes that can can release blocked emotions and lead to
self-awareness and understanding.
Sometimes there will be healers and therapy practitioners available to help you
work through this event and lead you to your answers.
These are times when big life decisions can get made through the changed perspective of
focus only on one's self.
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.
Bali, in Ubud, Canggu, Nusa Dua, Seminyak...
Top of the list in popularity with it's many incredible settings in different locations.
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. Not too far from here is Mexico with everything
that's going on there.
Home to a selection of destination spas that are sure to amaze.
And all provide beautiful environments to immerse yourself in your yoga & meditation on
this spiritual land.
Nearby Sri Lanka offers wonderful eco-conscious centers too, integrated
harmoniously and sustainably into their natural surroundings.
A benefit in both places is the extensive type of spa services with a whole range of
idyllic 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.
It could be that a luxury retreat in Europe is calling you, then you are not short on
choice across the continent in countries like Spain with it's many holiday
locations and year-round islands, or contemplate the romanticism of Italy
which could well be an attractive idea for you.
There are also a good variety, often over yoga weekends, in the UK.
Same goes for Portugal So you are spoilt as a yogi here.
Or maybe it's the United States, because it's calling you or it's your home
already. It will come as no surprise to you that Florida with it's sunny
climate and long beaches, and California, both have a wealth of
great options for you to check out up and down their counties.
If money is a consideration then please don't be put off. There is a huge selection of
the best retreats for you to choose from here.
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.
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