The islands of the Caribbean are an inviting place to unwind, relax and recharge on a yoga retreat.
While yoga retreats in the Caribbean vary from island to island, all offer an opportunity to take a break from daily life. Enjoy daily yoga and meditation classes with views of white sand beaches and crystal clear water, or in a jungle! Caribbean retreats are offered at affordable prices, making them accessible to people of all yoga levels and budgets. TravelMag has reviewed the various options and selected five of the best yoga retreats in the Caribbean to highlight below.
5 Day Yoga Vacation At A Traditional Yoga Ashram, The Bahamas
Inner peace and contentment are the goal on this 5-day yoga vacation at an ashram in the Bahamas. Guests will enjoy and benefit from the restorative power of yoga and the natural beauty of the Caribbean’s white sand beaches and crystal clear water. The retreat includes accommodations, meals and daily yoga workshops. Optional afternoon activities include relaxing on the beach or snorkeling. Retreat-goers are encouraged to supplement their retreat with integrative healing sessions, which are available at the on-site well-being center. Nassau is just a five minute boat ride away from the ashram. From $445 per person
6 Day Nourish Your Soul Retreat: Meditation and Yoga Experience in El Valle, Hato Mayor
It’s not every day one gets to stay and practice yoga in a treehouse in the jungle! Kayla Countess hosts this 6-day Nourish Your Soul Retreat at the Dominican Tree House Village, a five-star all-inclusive resort close to El Valle, Dominican Republic. This retreat allows participants to let go of their expectations and enjoy daily yoga and meditation classes among like minded individuals. Guests will also participate in a cacao ceremony and a Truth Circle bonfire. The retreat includes excursions like ATV riding, ziplining and horseback riding. Kayla’s Nourish Your Soul Retreat is open to yogis of all levels. From $1,888 per person
6 Day Relax, Reggae, Sea, Yoga and Gourmet Food All Inclusive Retreat in Tropical Paradise, Long Bay
Go Natural Jamaica invites you on this six day retreat to slow down, rest and restore balance. With a maximum guest list of 15, this retreat caters its yoga and meditation offerings to each individual. The retreat also includes a live music concert and an excursion to a nearby waterfall. Spa treatments are available for an additional fee. Guests will be hosted at the Go Natural Sanctuary, which is on the seaside and surrounded by palm trees. Several types of rooms are available, including single and shared accommodations. Go Natural Jamaica’s retreats are accessible to everyone. From $930 per person
5 Day Yoga Detox and Relax in Isla Mujeres, Mexico
If you’re feeling a little stagnant, physically or emotionally, consider this 5-day yoga detox retreat in Isla Mujeres off the coast of Cancun. Guests will enjoy daily guided yoga and meditation classes to help them unwind and recharge. In addition to healthy meals for breakfast and dinner, fresh juices and detox teas will be available. A 30-minute massage is included in the price. Afternoons are set aside for free time to relax or take in the local sites. Guests will enjoy four nights of accommodations in villas with ocean views, either shared or single occupancy. From $1,091 per person
4 Day Pearl Barbados: Bespoke Yoga Holiday and Holistic Island Living in Saint Peter
If you’re looking for a less rigorous retreat schedule, consider a stay (minimum of four days) at Pearl in Barbados. This hub of yoga and holistic living offers an on-going yoga holiday, so guests can create their own retreat. The retreat is appropriate for yogis of all levels and includes bed, breakfast and daily yoga classes. The host, Judith, can coordinate additional experiences that carry a fee, like stand-up paddleboarding, massage and sunset sailing. Those who want to explore the island are encouraged to rent a car, as taxis can be expensive. From $375 per person