Yoga is the perfect activity for a healthy soul and body. The next best is the tranquility and peacefulness of the beach and ocean, so of course these should be added together to create yoga retreats by the beach.
Las Olas Surf and Yoga
Deluxe Villas with shared bedrooms $2,695+
Villas with private bedrooms $3,595+
Includes airport transportation, five nights accommodation, breakfasts, two dinners with drinks, a boat excursion, daily yoga and surf lessons with equipment, and a sports massage
Olas means waves in Spanish, so say “Hola” to the olas everyday in Mexico! Saluting the sun at the Pacific Ocean every morning and afternoon along with daily surf lessons will keep you energized during your stay at this retreat. Other activities include stand-up paddle boarding, salsa dancing, and spa treatments.
Price: Varies by retreat
Cleansing yoga & Detox Retreat
Private Villa $1,200
Includes two daily yoga classes, three daily cleansing meals, herbal teas, and guided meditation and hike.
There are three different locations, so classes may take place beachside or poolside. The Costa Blanca region of Spain is very lush and unpolluted, making breathing easy for your practices. Additional activities offered are dead kayaking, personal training sessions, horse treks, movie nights, and guided bike rides.
Big Island, USA, Hawaii
Price: Varies by retreat
Aloha Hawaii Retreat $1,975 March 18-23, 2016
Includes three daily meals and daily yoga.
What makes this Hawaiian retreat spectacular is the view of the Kilauea volcano as you do your daily yoga practice. Extra adventurous activities on the island are snorkeling, SCUBA diving, and hikes to waterfalls and botanical gardens. The black sand beach is worth visiting and is only a short walk form the eco-village.
Exotic Yoga Retreats
Dalmatian Islands, Croatia
Shared room $2,695
Includes seven nights aboard the cruise, two daily yoga classes, two sea-based meals per day, paddle boarding, and group excursions.
Namaste and anchors away! Take in the charm along the Dalmatian Coast as you salute the sun from the 520 square-foot deck on the boat. Island hopping in style, you can venture off onto the islands to enjoy the quaint little towns before returning for dinner onboard. Cruises along the Adriatic Sea are offered in June and August.
Kalamazoo Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa
Koh Samui, Thailand
Includes three nights accommodation, airport transportation, daily yoga classes, three daily meals, and two massages.
Thailand has amazing scenery, smiling faces, and delicious food to compliment your three, five, or seven night stay on the island. Take in the salty air as you practice on the open-air yoga deck overlooking the sea. The spa has a plentiful selection of treatments to add to your experience and you can also practice soothing tai chi on the beach.
Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Includes one night in San Jose, domestic air and transfers, seven nights accommodation on site, two daily yoga classes, three daily meals, and a day trip around the Corcovado National Park.
This location is very unique, as the rain forest meets the beach. You will take your daily yoga classes on a platform above the forrest hillside, gazing at the Pacific Ocean ahead. For more activity, you can hike to beautiful waterfalls, horseback ride, kayak, take surf lessons, and treat yourself to the spa. March is particularly a nice time to go.