Yoga retreats are gaining in popularity as travelers seek a relaxing change of pace from the daily grind.
As more and more people seek out retreats, they’ll find an abundance of options in the USA. There are retreats for yogis of all practice levels and at various price points, including off-the-grid adventures and luxurious, high-end trips. They typically include daily yoga classes, guided meditations and optional excursions, as well as some independent time. With so many options to choose from, we’ve identified 12 of the best yoga retreats in the USA below.
4 Day Digital Detox: Move, Breathe, Laugh, Play in San Diego, CA
With over 30 years of experience, yoga teacher John Quirk invites yogis of all levels to enjoy his 4-day digital detox in beautiful San Diego. In addition to daily yoga, Quirk also teaches classes on meditation and the benefits of plant-based eating. Quirk offers this retreat throughout the year at Serenity Mountain Estate, which sits on 20+ acres with spectacular views. Guests have access to a lap pool, terrace and gardens for independent yoga and meditation. Brunch, dinner and snacks are included and prepared by a private chef using locally sourced ingredients. From $1,050 per person
4 Day Hiking, Yoga, Sound Healing Retreat in Yosemite Valley
Garden of Dreams Wellness offers a completely customizable hiking, yoga and sound healing retreat in the Yosemite Valley. It is hosted by Ashlee Dream, who will offer individualized yoga classes and catered meals throughout the duration of the retreat. Guests will also enjoy guided hiking/walking tours in Yosemite, sound healing sessions and more. Transportation is provided throughout the duration of the trip. The retreat includes lodging at the Fantasy Ranch, with full-access to a saltwater hot tub and sauna. Garden of Dreams’ offers this retreat year-round with start dates to accommodate anyone’s schedule. From $4,500 per person
6 Day Yoga, Meditation & Wellness in Boca Raton, FL
Experience six days of yoga, meditation and wellness at Zen Den Yoga School in Boca Raton, FL. They offer this retreat year-round to help people unplug and unwind from the stress of daily life. Zen Den’s retreat is accessible to yogis of all practice levels. The retreat cost includes a 50-minute massage and an acupuncture session, as well as meditation and yoga classes. Each morning will start with Zen Den’s signature green smoothie, something they encourage you to incorporate into your routine post-retreat. Additional meals are not included, however, guests will have access to a state of the art kitchen and there are nearby grocery stores. From $950 per person
4 Day Yoga, Meditation, and Wellness Holiday in Phippsburg, Maine
Maine’s pristine coastline is a retreat from the stress of modern day life. Santosha on the Kennebec is an ideal place to enjoy a 4-day yoga, meditation and wellness holiday, with a flexible start date to work around a busy schedule. Each day, participants will enjoy two yoga classes, a guided meditation session and independent time to go hiking, snowshoeing, and more. Choose from either a bunk room or private room at Santosha, which is tucked away on the Kennebec River in a rural fishing community. Three meals per day are included and different dietary needs can be met. From $850 per person
4 Day Yoga, Adventure and Hiking Retreat in Williams, AZ
In Williams, AZ, guests will be surrounded by natural beauty as they take a break from the daily grind. Bigger Life Adventure’s four-day retreat includes yoga, mediation, workshops and more. Two excursions are included in the retreat cost. Choose from hiking in the Grand Canyon, stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Mary, rock climbing and more. There are accommodation options at different price points, from an economical shared yurt to a private tiny cabin for two. Ayurvedic, plant-based meals are prepared by Chef Zach and included. This retreat is offered several times throughout the year. From $900 per person
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Source: 12 of the Best Yoga Retreats in the USA 2022 (travelmag.com)