Imagine yourself doing your daily wellness ritual of yoga. Think how it boosts your mood, lifts your spirit and brings a smile on your face. Now, imagine it again but in a serene, peaceful and scenic place such as a secluded beach with palm tree trails or the foothills of a mountain with clouds floating by. I am sure that smile has become even more enigmatic. If this has induced an urgency in you to plan your next vacation, we’re here to help. Check out some of the best Yoga retreats in India and take your pick for a healthy and hearty vacay. These are located at breathtaking spots, provide a comfortable stay, have carefully curated Yoga programs and feed you amazingly healthy food to make your yoga inspired wellness vacation a success.

1. Anahata Retreat, Goa

Set amongst lush green palm trees on the serene Ashwem Beach in Goa, Anahata resort offers some of the best yoga retreats in the country. The retreats are led by experienced yoga professionals who provide a holistic approach to wellness through yoga styles like Ashtanga, Hatha, and Vinyasa. The retreats are designed to be suitable for all levels of practitioners, from beginners to advanced yogis. Apart from yoga, the resort also provides other wellness facilities like ayurvedic spa treatments to relax and de-stress you. Anahata provides various healthy food options and accommodation choices ranging from beautiful Cottages to Private Villas, thus, ensuring that your holiday is comfortable.

Find more about them here.

2. Bamboo Yoga Retreat, Goa

Bamboo Yoga Retreat stands beautifully at the Southern end of Polem beach in Canacona, South Goa. The retreat houses three beachfront shalas for practicing yoga, thus, providing a natural setting to relax your mind and rejuvenate your body. Guided by the resident experienced yogis, the retreat offers various yoga disciplines such as Ashtanga, Yin, Vinyasa, and Hatha. Each session combines Yoga asanas, breathwork, and meditation for a holistic impact. The yoga sessions are flexible, thus, allowing each interested guest to create their own itinerary.  The retreat hosts you in ocean-facing cabanas and provides fresh, healthy, and locally sourced organic food options.

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3. Ashiyana, Goa


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Looking for a yoga retreat itinerary with other wellness practices like reflexology, aromatherapy, and breathwork? Ashiyana Goa lets you do just that on the beautiful Mandrem beach. With multiple wellness holiday options available, suited for beginners to advanced practitioners, Ashiyana fuses the wisdom of Yoga with modern science to help you in your wellness journey. Guests have a range of stay options to select from, starting from bamboo huts to luxurious suites. The resort offers various programs each of which is focused on specific goals for different durations to provide you with a holistic holiday.

Know more about Ashiyana here.

4. Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bangalore


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Shreyas Yoga Retreat is a luxurious Relais & Chateaux property that provides various yoga and other wellness retreats. One hour from the Bangalore International Airport, Shreyas is landscaped with greenery and has multiple programs for holistic wellbeing. Yoga practices are taught in a traditional style ashram with daily yoga, meditation sessions, and healthy vegetarian cuisine as part of the routine. With additional spa treatments based on naturopathy, Ayurveda, and Panchakarma, the retreat provides you with multiple avenues for a relaxing holiday.

Find out more about them here.

5. Veda5 Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat, Rishikesh

Nestled near the mountains in Rishikesh, Veda5 is a luxurious retreat. With fresh mountain air to relax the body and rejuvenate the mind, Veda5 has yoga and ayurveda retreat packages that focus on detox and de-stress. Customizable according to the guest, these packages include yoga sessions, guided meditation, and ayurvedic consultations. With its own organic farm, the retreat pampers its guests with healthy vegetarian food options and well-curated stays. With high-quality mud huts to meditation caves, Veda5 offers various experiences to make your wellness trip unique.

Know more about Veda5 here.

6. Niraamaya Wellness Retreat, Kerala

Located on a cliff with a view of Athirappilly waterfalls, Niraamaya Retreat is marked with comfort and serenity to enliven your body and mind. With multiple activities available for the guests to indulge in such as cooking classes and nature walks, the retreat boasts of its yoga program. The program includes yoga sessions, meditation, yoga nidra as well as ayurvedic treatments for an all-around wellness holiday. Niraamaya treats its guests to healthy juices and meals to ensure a smooth wellness experience along with river view and waterfall view rooms to relax and recharge the mind.

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7. Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort, Kerala

Located in the lap of nature, Carnoustie Resort is a beautiful blend of wellness and luxury. It offers multiple wellness programs such as ayurveda, naturopathy, yoga, detox and holistic healing. Here, the yoga retreats are focussed around Ashtanga and therapeutic yoga styles to promote energy with the inner self. Guests can indulge in healthy local delicacies, a lot of ingredients for which are sourced from Carnoustie’s own organic farm. With luxurious stays and a house boat, they ensure that you are comfortable and relaxed for a smooth wellness journey.

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So go ahead, check these out and bookmark them for your next wellness vacation.