Seeking Some Zen? Five Soulful Retreats for International Day of Yoga
Looking for a restful retreat for both mind and body? In honor of International Day of Yoga on June 21st, we reveal our customers’ top picks for the most stunning and rejuvenating destinations on the planet - of course for when it's safe to take your vinyasa on vacay again. These are perfect for the almost one in four (23%)* travelers who will be prioritising relaxation as part of their first post-pandemic trip. Based on thousands of endorsements from other globetrotters for the best places to do yoga**, these five amazing locales are sure to help you channel your inner yogi.
COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali, Indonesia
Ubud is a world-renowned getaway for savvy travelers who want to enhance their yoga practice in idyllic surroundings. COMO Shambhala Estate certainly doesn’t disappoint with individually-designed programs from private instructors and soothing outdoor showers surrounded by lush, tropical greenery. Now that’s something to meditate for…
Paradis Plage Surf Yoga & Spa, Taghazout, Morocco
Set in the middle of a sprawling 300-acre oasis along the Atlantic Ocean, this resort is an ideal spot to pursue enhanced harmony and balance in your life. After enjoying some yoga on the beach, make sure to savour some healthy organic fare at the resort’s on-site restaurant.
Zenses Wellness and Yoga Resort, Tulum, Mexico
Located a couple miles inland from picturesque Paraíso Beach, the Zenses Wellness and Yoga Resort offers daily yoga in a serene, adults-only setting. The resort has spa and pool facilities available for guests and even bikes to hire for those that want to get out and explore the nearby sights of Tulum.
Crystalbrook Byron, Formerly Byron at Byron, Byron Bay, Australia
Nestled within 45 acres of tropical rainforest and only a short stroll from Tallow Beach, Crystalbrook Byron offers daily outdoor yoga sessions and the ultimate in soulful relaxation, from soothing sea breezes to a delectable seasonal menu showcasing local produce.
Surf & Yoga Lodge Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
With a peaceful setting on Playa Santa Teresa Beach, this beautiful retreat offers sleek accommodation, a relaxing outdoor pool and a yoga deck where visitors can take advantage of yoga instruction throughout the year.
*Research commissioned by Booking.com and conducted among a sample of adults who are planning to travel in the next 12 months. In total 28,042 respondents across 28 countries and territories were polled (including 1003 from Argentina, 1002 from Australia, 1000 from Brazil, 1001 from Canada, 1000 from China, 1002 from Colombia, 1001 from Croatia, 1003 from Denmark, 1002 from France, 1005 from Germany, 1004 from Hong Kong, 1000 from India, 1002 from Israel, 1000 from Italy, 1000 from Japan, 1002 from Mexico, 1000 from Netherlands, 1000 from New Zealand, 1003 from Russia, 1000 from Singapore, 1003 from South Korea, 1005 from Spain, 1001 from Sweden, 1000 from Taiwan, 1003 from Thailand, 1000 from UK, 1000 from USA and 1000 from Vietnam). Respondents completed an online survey in January 2021.
**Based on endorsements for Yoga left on Booking.com as part of post-stay reviews