Ancient Mayan ruins, crystal-clear cenotes, and relaxing beaches draw people from around the world to Tulum on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. The water is warm, the sunset inspiring, and the downtown centre lively—a yoga retreat in Tulum offers an excellent place to relax and pamper yourself away from the daily grind.
The beautiful outdoors (Photo: Harmony Glamping Tulum)
Yoga retreats in Tulum incorporate the beach town’s spiritual abundance to offer physical and mental healing through yoga, meditation, and healthy, local food. Whether you’re meditating by the sea or walking on these ancient lands, you’ll leave Tulum feeling calm, centered, and reconnected to your body, mind, and spirit. Here are 5 of the best yoga retreats in Tulum:
Tribal Yoga Tulum
From $599/per person
Tribal Yoga Tulum offers various yoga classes and retreats in Tulum. With nearly a dozen instructors teaching various styles of yoga, you’re almost guaranteed to find what you’re looking for. Their yoga retreats are intimate and personal, allowing you to craft your experience to honour how you feel each day. Their central retreat centre offers easy access to the Tulum Pueblo and Tulum beach. Retreats include daily yoga classes in Hatha, Iyengar, Vinyasa, or Yin styles, bike rental, and accommodation for the duration of your stay. Private single and double rooms are offered in the Acuatic Lofts, which have a kitchenette for food preparation.
Harmony Yoga Retreats offers premium yoga and wellness retreats from two to seven days in length. Their retreats are an opportunity to recharge your body and mind surrounded by organic gardens and ponds at Green Beat permaculture farm. Highlights of their six-day retreat include two daily yoga sessions, a one-hour relaxing massage, five-nights’ accommodation, and paddleboard yoga. They offer classes in Hatha, Vinyasa, and Kundalini styles adapted to various levels. Also included in the retreat price is accommodation, bicycle rental, and up to two meals per day. Accommodation options are private glamping tents and single or double rooms in the hotel.
Escape to the beach and immerse yourself in yoga with Sol to Soul Retreats. Their private retreats include five nights’ accommodation, free time to explore the town, unlimited yoga classes at Yoga Dicha Studio, a one-hour massage, and daily healthy breakfast. With Sol to Soul, you have the opportunity to customize your experience to do as much or as little as you like—cycle to the ruins or meditate on the beach, it’s up to you! Private single and double rooms are available at La Palmita, studios in the heart of Tulum.
K’in Yoga Retreats provide the space to connect with your body and breath in the mystical town of Tulum. Their retreats feature luxury accommodation, healthy detoxifying meals, and experienced instructors who teach Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin yoga. Their five-day retreats have different themes, such as self-love, Shakti yoga, and SUP experience. Depending on the retreat, you’ll have the opportunity to experience up to two daily yoga classes, a soundbath, stand-up paddleboard lessons, and up to two nourishing meals daily. Some retreats include the option to join a bike tour to Tulum’s ruins, cenotes, or a traditional Mayan sweat lodge. Four nights’ accommodation in a private tent in Nativus is included; upgrade to a room in the beachfront Rosa Del Viento bungalow.
The New York-based JBYoga has been offering yoga and retreats locally and around the world for nearly 25 years. Your instructor Jessica Bellofatto has more than 20 years of experience in Jivamukti Yoga. Every morning will start with pranayama and meditation, followed by breakfast, morning and evening yoga class, and free time. The retreat includes a bike ride to the Tulum ruins, daily meals, a SUP yoga session, and six nights’ accommodation. Private and single double rooms are available at Amansala, an eco boutique hotel in Tulum where you’ll have sunset yoga classes on the beach and rooftop.