Sometimes you just really need to pamper yourself. Pass on booking a day at the spa and choose something that offers lasting change: a relaxing and rejuvenating yoga retreat in Maine. Choosing an active vacation experience will help you feel healthy and refreshed, rather than stuffed with wine and lobster (though you can add that to the itinerary!).
There are a multitude of options when it comes to a yoga retreat in Maine. Alongside the yoga, you can choose a side of group fitness classes, water sports, or just free time to take in the great outdoors. We looked for the yoga retreats that offer diversity of experience and value for money. Here are three of the best:
Sewall House Yoga Retreat
From $753/per person
We featured Sewall House on our list of the best yoga retreats in New England, so there’s no way we would leave their personalized retreats off this list. Guests love the unique historic home, set in a quiet part of northern Maine. Sewall House offers a variety of yoga retreats where you can focus on soulful meditation, creative writing, or vegan cooking. All retreats include daily yoga classes, three daily vegetarian meals, workshops, and accommodation for the duration of the retreat. Options include a private double room for one or two with either shared or private bathrooms, along with access to the sauna.
Iyengar Yoga Center of Maine
From $100/ per person
When you’re looking for a highly experienced Iyengar yoga instructor in Maine, join Kim Peralta at the Iyengar Yoga Center. Her two-day yoga retreats on the coast of Maine feature a daily yoga class suited and adapted every age, body type, and skill level. You’ll stay in a double room with a private bath in a typical Maine farmhouse, built in 1850. A short walk takes you to the nearest beach, allowing you to inhale the ocean air and exhale all your worries. The retreat includes one yoga class, one night’s accommodation in the rustic farmhouse, and full access to the kitchen to prepare your own meals.
From $925/ per person
All aboard the Angelique—a 130-foot traditional rigged sailboat!—for this unique yoga retreat where you’ll cruise along the coast of Maine. This five-day retreat is suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners. Highlights include daily yoga and meditation practice, wellness workshops, and a traditional lobster bake on a deserted island. In between yoga and meditation sessions, there will be plenty of time to enjoy sailing and scenery. Retreat includes four nights’ accommodation on the Windjammer Angelique, three-and-a-half days of sailing the coast of Maine, all meals, workshops on various wellness topics, and daily yoga sessions with certified instructors.