Thailand is a place people go when they want to rebalance their mind, body, and spirit. It’s a country that offers nature, spirituality, and fun in an affordable package. The yoga retreats in Thailand are no different. When you want to rest, get to know yourself, and find inspiration, why not head to the Land of Smiles?
Warrior I Pose (Photo: Island Yoga)
Thailand possesses a long-standing dedication to spirituality, evidenced by the large number of temples that dot the country. It’s a great place to get in touch with yourself, which is why we looked at variety and value for money to find 7 of the best yoga retreats in Thailand:
Wonderland Healing Center
From $206/ per person
The Wonderland Healing retreat centre in Koh Pha Ngan offers yoga, meditation, and wellness retreats in peaceful, tropical setting that facilitates peaceful reflection. Guests love their community feel and delicious buffet style meals served in their new facilities. Wonderland Healing offers retreats throughout the year that range from four to 22 days, including walking meditation, vegan, and detox experience retreats. Highlights of the experience include Thai massage, Reiki treatment, daily yoga and meditation sessions, and full access to their swimming pool and herbal steam sauna. Throughout the retreat, you will stay at the retreat facility which consists of 37 rooms, dorms, and private villas. Accommodation, meals, and a shuttle to and from the ferry port are included in the retreat price.
If you’re looking for a transformational holiday experience, AMAYEN Sanctuary’s retreats feature yoga, Qigong, visualization, massage, and organic vegan cuisine. They offer year-round retreats in Chiang Mai to help you find clarity and develop a clear vision of where you want to go next in left. Highlights of the retreat include daily yoga classes, Thai or aromatherapy massage, visualization sessions, and organic meals. You will stay in their boutique resort in Northern Thailand, at the foothills of the Himalayas, which feature a hot spring, spa, outdoor swimming pool, and private double and private twin air conditioned rooms. The retreat includes yoga classes, accommodation, daily meals and juices, and two-way airport transfers.
Mangosteen Yoga & Wellness Retreat Resort in Phuket features 49 villas, a beautiful garden with hammocks, and a yoga room. Their retreats emphasize the full mind-body experience, allowing to feel relaxed and welcome. You can choose among Ayurvedic yoga retreats that range in length from four to 14 days – whichever will help you feel pampered and purified from the inside out. Guests love their daily yoga sessions, therapeutic treatments, Ayurvedic massages and meals, and the luxury accommodation, all of which are included in the retreat price.
Visit Natural Detox is a holistic healing resort in Koh Samui that promotes a healthy lifestyle and helps people achieve balance in a fun and simply way. Their retreats aim to help people kickstart their weight loss and reach fitness goals on eight and 15-day retreats. Participants will attend daily yoga classes, morning cardio, and a detox program that takes care of both the body and the soul. Their eight-day retreat features more than 40 hours of outdoor activities – and you will still have time to relax by the pool or the beach! The retreat price includes accommodation in a private room at their 2/3-star resort, private fitness assessment, fitness classes, and ginger tea and bottled water.
Island Yoga offers retreats in Koh Yao Noi, Thailand, for practitioners of all levels. They focus on raising consciousness and promoting a healthy, holistic lifestyle. Their four-day yoga and meditation retreat is among the most popular in Thailand. Guests love the opportunity to experience authentic Thai culture and their cosy, no-frills approach to yoga retreats. Highlights of the retreat include guided meditation, daily morning and afternoon yoga sessions, full breakfast buffet, and time to enjoy some of the other activities on the island, from exploring beaches, lively markets, or local rice paddies. Island Yoga offers four accommodations to choose from, including an air conditioned bungalow, private rooms in a house, and dormitories.
Samahita Retreat’s experiences are specially tailored to help participants unlock their potential and enhance their vitality and capacity for self-care through massages and reflexology. These retreats emphasize core fitness and flexibility – the building blocks of strength – through core strength and functional fitness exercises. The price of the retreat includes your yoga and fitness program, a snorkelling boat trip, daily buffet meals, and accommodation in a private or semi-private room, or a shared two-bedroom loft.
Vikasa Retreats aims to inspire personal growth and development through wellness at their yoga retreats in Koh Samui. They offer a variety of retreats, though a guest favourite is their yoga and anti-stress vacation that helps people escape from the stress of daily life in a peaceful paradise. This tailored program pushes you to unplug and reach your potential through daily yoga and meditation, private anti-stress sessions, Reiki healing, and Ayurvedic lifestyle coaching. Retreat prices include healthy brunch and dinner buffets, and accommodation in a private single or double room. Meals are health conscious and feature fresh vegetables and superfoods.