The Best Yoga Retreats Destinations in Europe
Whether you are a yoga veteran or a curious adventurer eager for something different, it is time for a vacation from which you will return truly rested and fit, unlike those vacations from which you usually need a rest upon return. Throw yourself upside down in a different, perhaps unfamiliar culture, and enjoy a different travel experience. Relaxing. Before choosing where to go, first, enquire about the instructors and the type of yoga you want to practice.
If you are a yoga lover, whether you are a beginner or a professional, there are resorts and even entire private islands around the world reserved for practising yoga, where everything is subordinated to the art of energy management.
Here is our choice of some of the most popular yoga retreat destinations in Europe. Namaste!
One of our favourite yoga retreats is FitCamp Montenegro. Their programs are designed to help you enjoy the moment while practising JOMO (the joy of missing out). With the instructors and coaches, you will be able to reach your inner self and appreciate all the joy that life brings.
Some of the most popular yoga retreat locations are KorÄula, Makarska, and Zagorje. These retreats offer different yoga styles (Hatha, Kundalini, Sivananda, Yin, Nidra) and instructions are in English, Croatian and German.
Quinta do Lago, just 20 minutes from Faro Airport, is one of Europe's leading lifestyle resorts with award-winning golf courses, fabulous restaurants, and a location right by the protected nature park of the Ria Formosa - a wonderland of waterways, lagoons, sandbanks, and small islands. The Campus at Quina do Lago runs regular yoga workshops and yoga and wellness retreats.
The all-inclusive retreat offers a daily programme designed to guide you to reconnect with yourself through movement, nature, food, meditation and wellbeing practices. Use this opportunity to renew and refresh after challenging 2020 and 2021. More of the information is at this link.
Yogashala takes full advantage of Ibiza splendour and natural forces and uses these as a backdrop to their enlightening yoga teacher training courses. These courses are set in the most harmonious and gorgeous location, a place known as the Garden of Joy. Located just ten km from Ibiza Town, this Eco Yoga Centre is nestled between the pine swathed hills with inspiring views over the sea, complete with outdoor meditation and workout areas. Find out more here.
Huzur Vadisi (The valley of peace) located in GÃ¶cek, MuÄla has been one of the leading yoga retreat centres since 1993. It is possible to receive training from various yoga teachers in different periods, and thereâs an accommodation capacity of 30 people. This yoga centre, which offers various activities such as boat rides, mountain walks, and GÃ¶cek Islands tour, is 25 minutes away from Dalaman Airport.
At only 5 minute walk from the beach in Fethiye, with amazing sea and mountain views, is the Turan Hill Lounge, a Boutique Yoga Hotel that offers relaxing yoga classes. They have a yoga deck located inside the forest at 120 m2, and they offer different types of accommodation depending on the need and the budget of the participants.
Have you practised yoga in some other European destinations? Feel free to share your insights and recommendations with us, we will be happy to add them to our list! Contact us here.