A vacation is a great modus to take a relaxing break from the daily life, but a yoga retreat is even better. A yoga retreat is a perfect way of having a rejuvenating time in a Zen location and you can easily find a lot of getaways that won’t make a hole in your pocket. Location plays an important role when it comes to a yoga retreat. You can find a great yoga retreat session at your favorite place or may choose from the best places known for yoga retreat programs, yoga schools, teachers, and holidays.
Here is a listing of the best places to do a yoga retreat that helps you to unwind and restore the body and mind.
India—The Land of Origin
To start with, no place is better than India. India is the land of yoga and thousands of years ago the healthcare system
was originated in India. The place is known for its amazing yoga schools, meditation centers, renowned yoga gurus, and of course, the yoga retreats. The place is a gem when it comes to being a natural diverse terrain; India is the wonderland that has everything to satisfy you.
Nepal—The Land of Himalayas
The next best destination for a yoga retreat is ‘Nepal’- the Meditation capital and Trekking destination. Nepal is an absolute destination for a yoga retreat, spiritual retreat, yoga teacher training, adventure trek, and also an ideal destination for a meditation retreat.
An abundance of natural beauty surrounds the place and sets the perfect background to practice yoga and meditation. The positive aura brings a sense of mindfulness and tranquil environment makes it an ideal yoga holiday destination. The Pokhara valley in Nepal is the most celebrated yoga retreat destination.
Costa Rica—A Bio-diverse Land
Costa Rica is the country we know for its volcanoes, rainforests, and biodiversity. It is in the top three of the most fascinating places among the yoga enthusiasts across the globe, courtesy to its picturesque views, calming environment, and sunny beaches. Yoga retreat at this peaceful place is highly rejuvenating and soulful.
At this place, most of the yoga and meditation practices take place outdoors. That way, you can enjoy the sunshine along with the fresh ocean breeze. You can also practice in the mountains for a soothing experience. Don’t forget to enjoy fresh and organic food, visit National Parks, go for a coffee plantation tour, and also experience the marine life with Scuba diving.
Thailand—The Land of Smiles
Thailand is one of the most popular Asian countries among the tourists and witnesses various types of tourists, especially the yoga travelers. Yes, there are many aspiring yogis who travel to Thailand to gain knowledge of yoga. A place like Paksong is famous for naturistic Yoga retreats and Ayurveda therapies. Phuket and Bangkok are famous for its luxury yoga retreats. Visit the place and uplift all the benefits of yoga practicing yoga amidst a picturesque and undisturbed natural setting.
Indonesia—The World’s Largest Island Country
Another amazing place to go for a yoga retreat is Indonesia, a land that is known for its volcanic Island, Clearwater beaches, and cultural diversity. Further, Indonesia is the perfect destination to uplift the majestic experience of yoga journey and also satisfy the adrenaline junkie in you.
Yes, Indonesia is the place where you find amazing yoga schools. And at the same time, you can engage in adventure activities like snorkeling, surfing, trekking, and scuba diving. Go to a place like Bali, and enjoy the best yoga retreat along with specialized Ayurvedic services.
A yoga retreat has always special to offer. It is a calming journey that not only rejuvenates and unwinds you but also changes your outlook towards life.
About the Author
Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveler in India. He provides yoga teacher training in Nepal, Kerala , and India. He loves writing and reading the books related to yoga, health, nature and the Himalayas. His strong connection with Yoga and the Himalayas has made him organize yoga, meditation and Ayurveda tours, and retreats in the Himalayas.