Hawaii has six sacred sites where native Hawaiians have ancient spiritual connections, giving each island a special energy and mysticism. The islands are a vortex of spiritual energy that draws people from around the world for healing and personal growth. Nourish your mind, body, and soul with theses intense natural energies with a yoga retreat in Hawaii.
Tree pose on the beach in Hawaii (Photo: Ohana Yoga)
A yoga retreat in Hawaii will allow you to immerse yourself in the transformational energy of this volcanic archipelago. Whether you’re looking to rest and relax or reset and reconnect, you’ll find a retreat in Hawaii that suits your needs. We chose 5 of the best, based on reviews and value for money:
From $1,950/ per person
Yoga Inspirations features Diane Cline, who hosts yoga retreats in Hawaii four times per year. The retreats are open to all skill levels and people who wish to experience daily yoga, meditation and sound alchemy with Diane. You’ll have free time to delve into your personal depths or wander the beautiful island of Kauai. Highlights of the seven-day retreat include Kundalini yoga classes, meditation sessions, evenings of sacred sounds, and a sacred ceremony at Heiaus. You’ll stay at a 4-star accommodation, which includes a 5-bedroom home and 2-bedroom condominium. A private chef will prepare fresh, organic gourmet meals every day. Excursions to sacred sites, beach trips, meals, accommodation, and transportation to the retreat site are included in the price.
Join Ohana Yoga in Big Island for a week of daily yoga, meditation, and adventures. The itinerary includes two Hatha daily yoga classes and meditation sessions as well as adventures to see lava pouring into the ocean, learning to paddle an outrigger canoe, and swimming with turtles and dolphins. You’ll stay for six nights at the Hawaiian Island Retreat Center, an eco-boutique hotel with a choice of bungalows, suites, and yurts. In your free time, you can explore the 50 acres of gardens and valley groves, experience a lomilomi massage, or go for a swim in the infinity pool. Accommodation, scheduled activities, and all meals are included in the retreat price.
Kauai Yoga and Fitness offers a supportive space to help people appreciate their bodies and find the joy within. You’ll be passionately guided in your practice by internationally renowned instructor Samantha Fox Olson, instructor since 2005 and former personal trainer to Jennifer Aniston. The retreat welcomes practitioners of all levels to enjoy daily Anusara yoga classes, group fitness classes, guided hiking and adventures to waterfalls, beaches, as well as opening and closing ceremonies. This intimate week will help you get in touch with yourself while experiencing Kauai like a local. During the retreat, you will stay in a private spacious house on the north shore of Kauai in a private (single) or shared (single, double) room. The retreat price includes yoga and fitness classes, all meals and drinks, airport transfer, accommodation. Upgrade to a VIP package for private online coaching with Samantha.
Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center offers peaceful yoga and meditation retreats on the eastern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii. They can accommodate up to 30 guests in shared double or private rooms, with easy access to the ocean, thermal ponds, Hawaii’s active Kaimu/Kalapana volcanoes. Your retreat will start with a personal yoga instructive or assessment, followed by daily Hatha yoga practice. Highlights of the retreat include studio and meditation pavilion, and locally sourced organic breakfast. In your free time, visit the Black Sands Beach, Lava Tree State Park, or the natural sauna caves. Accommodation, breakfast, and dinner during your stay are included.
Maui Mystical Alchemy invites you to their healing centre on the north shore of Maui. Heather and Donny offer a relaxed, flexible schedule where you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings for a transformative experience. Highlights of their sound healing and yoga retreat include daily yoga classes (including Aerial yoga), a cleanse or vegetarian meal program, new and full moon ceremony, and one transformational healing session. Afternoons are free for nature excursions, massages, and more. Included in the price are breakfast and lunch, as well as a stay in a private single or double room at their ashram in the tropical jungle, surrounding by waterfalls and fruit trees.