If you are looking for a way to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with yourself, a yoga retreat might be just what you need. Yoga retreats offer you the opportunity to practice yoga in beautiful and serene settings, learn from experienced teachers, meet like-minded people and enjoy healthy and delicious food. And if you want to add some extra luxury to your yoga experience, Asia is the perfect destination for you.
Asia is home to some of the most luxurious yoga retreats in the world, where you can indulge in spa treatments, massages, meditation sessions, gourmet cuisine and stunning views. Whether you prefer a beachfront resort, a mountain hideaway or a cultural immersion, there is a yoga retreat in Asia that will suit your preferences and budget.
Here are some of the best luxurious yoga retreats in Asia that you can book for your next holiday:
Ananda in the Himalayas, India
This award-winning wellness resort is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by lush forests and overlooking the holy Ganges river. Ananda offers a holistic approach to wellness, combining yoga, Ayurveda, meditation and other therapies to help you achieve physical, mental and spiritual balance. You can choose from various packages and programs that cater to your specific needs and goals, such as stress management, detoxification, weight loss or rejuvenation. You can also enjoy the state-of-the-art spa facilities, outdoor pool, golf course and organic cuisine at Ananda.
COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
This luxurious retreat is nestled in the jungle near Ubud, Bali’s cultural and spiritual hub. COMO Shambhala Estate is designed to help you improve your health and well-being through personalized programs that include yoga, Pilates, meditation, nutrition, fitness and holistic treatments. You can stay in one of the elegant villas or suites that feature private pools, outdoor showers and stunning views of the river valley. You can also explore the nearby attractions such as temples, rice fields and waterfalls.
Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand
This award-winning wellness sanctuary is located on the tropical island of Koh Samui, overlooking a pristine beach and a coral reef. Kamalaya offers a range of programs that focus on different aspects of wellness, such as detoxification, stress relief, emotional balance and optimal fitness. You can practice yoga in one of the open-air pavilions or studios that offer panoramic views of the sea and the mountains. You can also enjoy the spa facilities, swimming pools, steam caverns and plunge pools at Kamalaya.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
This luxury resort is situated on a private island in the Maldives, surrounded by turquoise waters and white sand beaches. Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru offers a unique yoga program that combines traditional yoga with aerial yoga, anti-gravity yoga and aqua yoga. You can practice yoga in one of the over-water pavilions or on the beach with the sound of waves. You can also indulge in the spa treatments, water sports, diving and snorkeling at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru.
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
This eco-friendly resort is located on a secluded bay in Vietnam’s Nha Trang region, accessible only by boat. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay offers a variety of yoga classes and workshops for all levels of practitioners, as well as meditation sessions and wellness consultations. You can stay in one of the spacious villas that feature private pools, outdoor bathtubs and stunning views of the ocean or the mountains. You can also enjoy the spa facilities, outdoor cinema, water sports and excursions at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay.
One World Retreats in Ubud, Bali
One World Retreats is a boutique resort that offers a variety of yoga and wellness programs in the cultural heart of Bali. You can choose from different themes such as meditation, detox, Ayurveda, culture and adventure. The retreats include daily yoga classes, spa treatments, healthy meals, cultural excursions and free time to enjoy the stunning surroundings. The resort features spacious rooms with Balinese decor, a salt-water swimming pool, a restaurant and a spa.
Zen Resort Bali in Seririt, Bali
Zen Resort Bali is a luxury eco-resort that combines traditional Balinese architecture with modern amenities. The resort offers holistic wellness programs that include yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, pranayama, spa therapies and organic cuisine. You can also enjoy activities such as diving, snorkeling, hiking and dolphin watching. The resort has 14 villas with private pools and gardens, a yoga pavilion, a meditation center, a restaurant and a spa.
Surf Goddess Retreats in Seminyak, Bali
Surf Goddess Retreats is a women-only retreat that combines yoga and surfing in a fun and supportive environment. You will learn how to surf with professional instructors, practice yoga on the beach or in the garden, indulge in spa treatments and massages, and savor delicious meals prepared by a private chef. The retreat also includes cultural tours, shopping trips and nightlife options. You will stay in a luxurious villa with a pool, a lounge area and a kitchen.
Barberyn Reef Ayurveda Resort in Beruwala, Sri Lanka
Barberyn Reef Ayurveda Resort is one of the oldest and most established Ayurveda resorts in Sri Lanka. The resort offers personalized Ayurvedic treatments that aim to balance your body, mind and spirit. You will have an initial consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor who will prescribe your treatments, diet and lifestyle changes. The treatments include herbal medicines, massages, oil baths, steam baths and acupuncture. You will also have daily yoga and meditation sessions, as well as access to the beach and the pool.