Travel Like A Boss: 7 Luxury European Yoga Retreats

If you’re in need of a holiday, but are seeking a bit more amenities than your standard yoga retreat, these luxury European holidays are for you! Escape to these boutique retreats as you travel to some of Europe’s best centres to recharge and rejuvenate while indulging in understated luxury.

Keep reading to browse Yovada’s top rated luxury yoga retreats in Europe.

1. Via Mondo (Italy)

Travel Like A Boss: 7 Luxury European Yoga Retreats

With wellness as its foundation, Via Mondo brings the world to your doorstep. The mantra of ‘wander, peruse, return’ reflects its concept; to wander the world, peruse the cultural delights and return home a new you with experiences and memories for life.

Via Mondo creates packages that allow you to discover parts of the world not found in guide books, and away from conventional tourist destinations to give you a more fulfilling experience of the locations, surroundings and culture. The tours take place throughout Southern Europe – Italy, Sardinia and Sicily – sunshine or snow, mountains or beaches, the wide array of choices allows you to select what is best for you, with the knowledge that everything will be taken care of.

Enjoy a mix of culture, adventure and yoga as you explore Sicily on the 8 Day Emerald Sea Lifestyle Yoga Retreat. Begin your adventure in the Catalonia burg of Alghero and continue on to explore unique sights such as the Giant Tombs of Coddu Vecchju and Nuraghe village throughout your trip. This retreat includes accommodation, all savory breakfasts, 2 organic lunches, 7 nutritional dinners with local wine, 5 unique excursions, 5 Kripalu yoga sessions, a meditation walk and more. Get ready to explore this spectacular part of the world in true style!

Another popular Via Mondo escape is the 7 Day Art of Food & Wine Yoga Retreat. Explore various cities in Florence while sipping famous wines, enjoy daily yoga classes and embrace exotic excursions like an afternoon chocolate tasting at Vestri. This is the perfect way to see Italy in real style, combing adventure and activity with yoga and wellness for a truly enjoyable and memorable experience.

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2. Azulfit (Spain & Greece)

Travel Like A Boss: 7 Luxury European Yoga Retreats

Join Azulfit in beautiful Fuerteventura or Santorini for more than just a vacation, but a luxury European journey.
Enjoy the beautiful Canary Islands any week of the year with a boutique Lotus retreat, featuring twice-daily yoga, massage, consciously-prepared meals, boutique accommodation and the opportunity to explore the region’s beaches, shops and cafes. Or escape for peace and rejuvenation on a Tranquility Retreat, incorporating meditation and relaxation to completely unwind.
For an active escape, experience Santorini on an 8 Day Pilates & Yoga Retreat for a program that combines Vinyasa Yoga, Pilates, Kundalini Yoga & Meditation to take you on an incredible journey of wellbeing and discovery. Through the practice of yoga, Pilates and meditation you will connect with your body, mind and soul.
For those interested in deepening their practice and knowledge of yoga, Azulfit also offers a 200hr Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training.
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3. Ibiza Retreats (Spain)

Travel Like A Boss: 7 Luxury European Yoga Retreats

From yoga and meditation to life coaching, massage and therapies, experience the magic of Ibiza’s healing energies with Ibiza Retreat’s world-class team of wellness experts & peaceful, beautiful, nourishing accommodations. Year-round luxury European yoga retreats encompass a collection of experiences from unwinding and relaxing to re-energizing and fitness. Detox and rejuvenate with a Boutique Yoga & Detox Retreat, ‘get glowing’ with a Yoga & Energy Healing Retreat, or experience something a little different with a Yoga and Horse Riding Adventure.

Ibiza Retreats utilizes the many years of experience and skills of a collection of inspiring women. Numerous yoga disciplines are represented, with retreats incorporating Vinyasa, Hatha, Kundalini and more, but so too are more holistic practices. Meditation and breath work play a significant role in retreats, and specialized packages incorporate Ayurveda, energy healing, detox and nutrition, and a more holistic approach to fitness and exercise.

Just a short journey away from anywhere in Europe to the quiet, warm waters of the Balearic Sea, this Ibiza Retreats offers the perfect year-round escape, whatever you are searching for.

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4. Yogakutir (UK) 

Travel Like A Boss: 7 Luxury European Yoga Retreats

From Oxfordshire to Somserset, enjoy a luxury yoga retreat weekend in the English countryside with Yogakutir.

Whichever retreat package you choose, you can expect a private and secluded country-house with a breathtaking panoramic view. Escape from it all and experience a breath of fresh air and a sense of serenity as soon as you step onto these lands.

With a welcoming ambiance, the 3 Day Luxurious Winter Yoga Retreat in the heart of idyllic hamlet in England, combines meditation, pranayama and a little mantra chanting to create the ideal holiday escape. Traditional Hatha yoga sessions will naturally open the heart and nurture you to a space of surrender and stillness as you fill your free time with massages, meditation, inspiring cinema and chanting.

For a more seasonal escape, the 4 Day Yogakutir New Year Yoga Retreat will ensure you start 2018 out in good company. This special event at 42 Acres in Somerset, England will be an opportunity for you to have some quiet time, space and reflection, alongside a morning and evening program of yoga, pranayama, meditation and much fun and celebration. There will be a celebratory dinner on New Year’s Eve where everyone can enjoy delicious and healthy food with the amazing Yogakutir team. All the retreat participants will be one big family creating a new year to remember.

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5. Sole Yoga Holidays (Italy, Greece)

Travel Like A Boss: 7 Luxury European Yoga Retreats

Sole Yoga Holidays will introduce you to the yoga lifestyle or help you to find greater depth in your existing practice on a weekend or week-long retreat. Events cater to a diverse range of experiences, allowing you to take in the culture of the Mediterranean venues on a holiday of spectacular scenery and sensory indulgence.
During the 7 Day Sole Yoga Holiday Retreat stay in several private villas in one superb complex overlooking the blue, Aegean Sea. Each Villa has its own private pool, sundeck, outdoor areas and fabulous views for unforgettable sunsets. Practice daily Ashtanga Power Yoga on one of the beautiful terraces or take your mat to the nearby beach for a gentle, sunset practice. Embrace your adventurous side on a Catamaran excursion and enjoy delicious seafood lunch on the sparkling, blue waters during this luxury yoga retreat.
Rediscover your yoga with like-minded people, enjoy wonderful excursions and treat yourself to a Sole Yoga Holiday of wellbeing, vitality and health.
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6. Eat Pray Move (Italy)

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Spend time with Eat Pray Move in an idyllic setting while you practice yoga, meet new friends, explore, eat amazing cuisine, pray in mindful contemplation, and move through powerful poses.

Join Eat Pray Move for a 7 Day Form & Focus Yoga Retreat in Venice, Italy that is sure to be an experience of a lifetime. Venice is a place unlike any other in the world and to see it is to transport yourself back to the days of Casanova, masked balls, and Carnevale.

The retreat takes place October 29 – November 4, 2017. This is a very unique time to visit this city, as you can get a deeper view into the local life, and a chance to see the “acqua alta” – the time of year when the waters rise and Venice becomes even more visually spectacular.

This retreat is also a special collaboration with Julian Hyzler from EASEL&LENS who will be using sketching and smartphone photography throughout the week to enhance your experience. Yoga and meditation classes will be held daily to prepare your body and mind to find a creative way to focus on your excursions through the Italian countryside.

The retreat package includes hotel accommodations, daily yoga and art classes, daily breakfast and dinner, and select lunches plus an aperitivo at a famous Venetian cafe. For your sightseeing trips, a walking tour of Venice’s famous landmarks, boat and market tours, an opera performance and a visit to Murano and an attendance to a special Biennale/Halloween event are part of the itinerary. A spa day and a Venetian mask-making demo and class complete your fantastic week! Combine a healthy getaway with travel and creativity in this unique and memorable retreat experience.

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7. Yoga Weeks (Ibiza)

Yoga Weeks

There’s definitely more to Ibiza than its famous parties! For one, there’s Yoga Weeks – a luxurious retreat centre in the heart of Barcelona. Just 10 minutes away from the beach, Yoga Week’s building tells an interesting history. Built in 1890, its architecture is one of the examples of Gaudi’s modernist movement and has been restored to its original glory. Retreat guests practice daily yoga at the Yoga Shala or at the Rooftop, the centre’s outdoor yoga space, to take in breathtaking views of the city during sunrise and sunset.

Yoga Weeks offers a 6 Day Barcelona Urban Urban Yoga Retreat which includes accommodation, daily yoga sessions, vegetarian brunch, unlimited filtered water and herbal teas, and complimentary Wi-Fi access while immersing yourself in the culture of Barcelona.

Guests who love to combine sailing and yoga should explore Yoga Weeks’ 8 Day Sailing and Yoga Retreat. This package includes all vegetarian meals on board, two yoga classes per day, sailing lessons, and outdoor activities like paddle boarding and snorkeling.

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Interested in more? Browse all yoga retreats on Yovada.com.

Mae Bejo
Mae Bejo

Mae Bejo is an experienced freelance writer and editor. She has extensively written stories that inspire others to live a healthier life. She tries to live a mindful life herself by eating well, meditating and practicing yoga. Mae loves the occasional challenge of a hot yoga, but cherishes most her bonding time with her five-year-old daughter who loves to copy her downward-facing dog pose. For more of her writing, visit: http://www.thegospelofbeauty.org/

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