Bali is a popular tourist destination and a hub for all things spiritual, yoga and wellness. Yoga retreats in Bali have been a thing for many years now, with the numbers only set to grow after Covid-19 is under control! There are tons of options out there, which can make it hard to pick. Don’t fret, because we’re here to help you navigate your options based on your individual needs! Check out these yoga retreats in Bali that will help you feel your best – physically, mentally and emotionally.
1. Udara Bali
Udara Bali is an integrated healing yoga resort close to Canggu. Nestled between the Indian ocean, rice fields and ancient temples, Udara sets the mood for a relaxing wellness holiday. If you’re short on time, Udara hosts a short and sweet three-day retreat where you will have the opportunity to join five to eight daily yoga and meditation classes. Styles include Hatha, Vinyasa, healing Pranayama, Aerial, and Yin yoga.
2. Bali Goddess Retreats
Bali Goddess Retreats offers a collection of retreats made especially for adventurous women! Their seven-day yoga retreat is perfect for solo female travellers, mothers and daughters and friends looking for a space where yoga, health and wellness come together. Bliss out with daily yoga and meditation sessions, along with unlimited hours of pampering spa treatments. By the end of the week, you’ll emerge with your inner goddess bright and alive!
3. Pelan Pelan
Pelan Pelan, which means ‘slowly’ in Indonesian, invites you to take it easy and slow down. Offering week-long yoga and surf retreats, the resort is perfect for those who want to relax and also have an active routine. If you’re not big on surfing, Pelan Pelan also has purely yoga retreats. Apart from daily sessions, you can also pamper yourself with massages, good food and cooking classes.
4. Baligrass Retreats
For a powerful deep dive, look no further than this 10-day retreat with Baligrass Retreats. Yoga classes take place twice daily, as well as a number of other healing classes that include meditation, Tai Chi, martial arts and pranayama. During your stay you’ll also visit Balinese villages, take part in a water purification ceremony and participate in other cultural excursions! For all the benefits you get and activities you can do, this retreat truly offers great value for money.
5. Eco Retreat Center
What’s special about this seven-day retreat is that it offers an unlimited yoga pass, which means you have full control over your schedule. There are up to 10 daily yoga classes with over 20 different yoga styles to choose from. You are not bound to a fixed timetable, which means you can have plenty of time to hit the beaches or explore around the area. With this retreat you also get a complimentary session of Balinese massage, along with a vegan breakfast selection everyday!
6. Yoga Bliss
Escape the mainland to Nusa Lembongan, a quieter environment where you can develop your yoga practice, learn to surf, and most importantly have fun. Yoga Bliss retreats are individual experiences, and instead of starting on one day as a group, they have what they term ‘Freedom Retreats’. This means you can start on any day and the retreats are available all year around. This gives you the freedom to move at your own pace according to your availability!
7. Blooming Lotus
This dreamy retreat center offers yoga programs, yoga teacher training courses and silent meditation retreats throughout the year. While yoga asana is definitely a priority here, their retreats are also great for those wanting to dive into deeper aspects of yoga. They also feature workshops on a diverse range of subjects including diet, healing, yogic lifestyle, Ayurveda, chakras, and how to integrate yogic ideals into your daily life.
8. Ubud Weight Loss
If you’re looking to detox and lose weight in a completely healthy and natural way, this 12-day retreat is made for you. Designed by a healer and yoga teacher who lost over 60 pounds naturally, she now helps others to do the same. The retreat will not only help you shed physical weight, but also release the root causes of emotional eating and excess weight. At the end of it you will leave lighter, happier and healthier in your body, mind, heart and spirit.