Here’s our round up of last minute retreats in August and September.
Discover Pilates in Zakynthos, 23rd – 30th September
Discover Pilates in Zakynthos in the tranquility and coolness of Argasi village. The Greek island of Zakynthos is a treasure of natural beauty that lies waiting to be explored. The Alas Beach Hotel is a new destination that captures the essence of Greek summer.
Its boutique feel immediately relaxes you and makes you feel at home. Placed where the waves break on the beach, you can hear and see the sea from each part of the hotel from sunrise to sunset. We have created a fabulous week-long retreat that allows you to discover the island while also exploring pilates in a breathtaking environment. Join our full programme of physical and mental activity that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and in rhythm with everything around you. Celebrate the end of summer and prepare yourself for your new winter challenges with our amazing pilates retreat. Find out more.
Greek island yoga retreat, 10th – 17th September
Step into the land of the gods with our Greek island yoga retreat on Ithaca, Greece. Enjoy the sound of the waves softly lapping at the shore while a gentle breeze refreshes you. The early morning September sun will warm you as you engage in your morning practice of yoga and meditation.
Daily yoga, meditation and simply being in this ancient place of natural beauty will waken your inner spirit. Lazing in a hammock while looking out over the exquisite turquoise Mediterranean Sea will bring you peace. Take this week long journey with Emily Reed and Jack Harrison on the magical Greek island of Ithaca. Steeped in ancient mysticism, Ithaca is the home of Homers’s Greek hero Odysseus. From our base at the divine Itha108, an incredible eco-sanctuary, we will enjoy using the space to explore ourselves through yoga and meditation. Ithaca means ‘the homecoming’, so let this be a week to come home to yourself. Find out more.
Detox in Turkey Retreat, 18th – 25th September
Join our Detox in Turkey retreat at the end of the summer for a total mind and body reboot. Our stunning retreat is the palatial five-star winner of Europe’s Leading Spa Resort for two years running. Situated on its own private beach,with mind blowing sea views, the location is simply unbeatable and the reason that so many guests return year after year to spend a week detoxing, relaxing and rejuvenating.
Upon your arrival, Kate, a qualified natural juice therapist and naturopath, will give you a consultation, along with a doctor. You will then be given different detoxing options for the week. Spend your time doing as much or as little as you want. There are daily coastal walks, yoga, pilates, meditation, educational and motivational sessions, raw food workshops, movie nights and trips to the local market and town. The incredible spa and wellness centre is at your disposal and there is everything from sports and fitness classes, to an incredible array of therapies and traditional spa treatments. Find out more.
Earth wisdom summer retreat in Dartmoor, 2nd – 9th September
Aluna Healing invites you to join our week-long summer earth wisdom in Dartmoor retreat. An intensive and transformational retreat, it gives you time to journey within, cleanse, realign and awaken a deeper connection with your sacred origins.
The retreat draws upon earth-based wisdom and the teachings of our indigenous elders. The focus of this retreat is “becoming a healthy seed”. Our retreat will be held within a sacred space on Dartmoor National Park. We will be staying in a manor house surrounded by forest, ancient rock, vast, mystical landscapes and ancient sacred sites. Each day will be an exploration of yourself and origins. We will look into what wisdom has been left to us by our ancestors and how can we clear what blocks the full expression of the light of our souls. To create space for transformation, there will be a daily practice of yoga, meditation, energy work, detoxification, internal inquiry, mentoring and group work. This retreat is also a juice fast, with fresh vegetable juices and cleansing drinks throughout the day. Find out more.
Summer wellness retreat in Menorca, open June – August
Re-energise on this customised wellness summer retreat in Menorca, Spain. With open dates throughout the months of June, July and August, our retreat is available to all. If you are looking to de-stress, enjoy a healthy-living focused retreat or just simply looking for a summer getaway, then this retreat is for you. We will be on the wonderful Balearic island of Menorca, a beautiful gem in the Mediterranean Sea and less visited than its neighbours Ibiza and Majorca. Reinvigorate your mind, body and spirit through yoga, meditation, healthy eating, exploration, and relaxation. We will be staying in a charming rural farmhouse in Sant Clement village, 15 minutes from Mahon. It is the perfect place to reconnect with nature. The rustic idyll has beautiful gardens and pools and is filled with love and kindness. Find out more.
Yoga and adventure in the Alps, 4th – 9th September
Come and join us for yoga and adventure in the Alps on this landscapes of elation retreat by Wild Alps. High up in the Italian Alps, we will enjoy the wonderful yoga teaching of Juliette McConachy and stunning guided hikes lead by Nigel Higgins. The pairing of these two will stimulate every aspect of your mind, body and soul.
Nigel will take us to the hidden gems of this alpine region that afford unique and breathtaking settings in which to practice and meditate. Where we will always be under the watchful gaze of at least one of the majestic summits. Throughout our journey we will be cared for by Denise and her team at the amazing Lo Grand Baöu. At an altitude of 1887 metres, it is the only refuge in Val Vertosan. Set in a remote valley, it is surrounded by numerous alpine peaks of around 3000 metres. This will be the first ever retreat at this remote, stunningly beautiful venue. The high valley of Vertosan has had virtually no development over the last century and so offers unrivalled flora, fauna and tranquility. Find out more.
Beach yoga in Italy, 10th – 17th September
This summer, discover beach yoga in Italy on this amazing yoga and meditation retreat. Connect with nature and get swept away by the sublime natural beauty that surrounds Calabria.
The waves of the crystal-clear Ionian Sea will provide the soothing soundtrack to your morning yin practice as you look out over the flower carpeted dunes. Allow each day to unfold in the way it will while walking along the sandy beaches and into the pine forest to find your perfect meditation spot, enveloped in nature’s embrace. Enjoy a refreshing swim and cool off after powerful hatha classes while watching the sun set. Discover the rich and inspiring history of Calabria and absorb the energy of the beautiful landscape. Recharge your body, mind and spirit while connecting with both nature and yourself. Find out more.
Algarve raw food detox, available weekly: August – September
Join well-known raw food chef Stephanie Jeffs on this Algarve raw food detox and yoga retreat in Portugal. On the edge of the Sao Bartolomeu de Messines/Silves nature reserve, this nourishing retreat is an exclusive, intimate and unique week of restful bliss.
With her experienced team of yogis and therapists, Stephanie will guide you though a full raw food detox. This is the perfect chance for you to relax into nature, unplug from the world, restore and reset. Being an experienced yogi is not a prerequisite, all you will need for this stunning week of yoga is the will to explore and embrace a high vibrational flow. There will be daily kitchen classes on raw food, yoga and holistic sessions. They are completely at your leisure, so if you just want to relax by the plunge pool and wait to be fed, that’s ok too. It’s your holiday! Find out more.
Summer yoga retreat in Hokkaido, 17th – 24th August
Join experienced yogi Aram Raffy for this once in a lifetime summer yoga retreat in Hokkaido, Japan. This exciting retreat will be held at the world famous Ki Niseko resort in the mountains of Japan’s northernmost island.
Aram, a native of London, has travelled the world to study and teach yoga. His totally packed out classes in London’s top venues are a testament to his teaching style. He is known for his fun, uplifting style of astanga vinyasa-krama. He is a student of both Eastern and Western philosophies and he transmits the spiritual essence of Yoga through powerful physical practice, deep conscious breath-work and active meditation. Come and join Aram in one of the world’s most breathtaking places, a land filled with hot springs, mountains and a culture that is unique to the northern part of Japan. Find out more.
EAT.PRAY.MOVE Yoga in Provence, 28th August – 3rd September
A beautiful mix of art and yoga in Provence, EAT.PRAY.MOVE is so excited to collaborate once again with Julian Hyzler from EASEL & LENS for the Form+Focus retreat. We will combine creative focus through sketching and “ifonography” (smartphone photography) with yoga and meditation.
Creative classes will run throughout the week, while yoga and meditation classes will be held daily. Our yoga and meditation will prepare our focussed minds to see the true beauty of the south of France ready for our art projects. Yoga and art will work together to find focus, allowing us to truly see, smell and hear the vibrant layers of Provence. Yoga classes are open to all levels and range from gentle and restorative, to more vigorous vinyasa and ashtanga. With intimate retreat classes, students will be able to get personal attention and explore their practice deeply. Find out more.
Pyrenees chateau yoga retreat. Available: 17th – 21st August
Come to our Pyrenees chateau yoga retreat to reflect, restore and re-balance yourself. Our five day wellness and yoga retreats are held in Yobaba Lounge, a large village chateau in Chalabre. The medieval village is found in the foothills of the Mediterranean Pyrenees Mountains in the deep south of France, a region renowned for its stunning beauty and ancient history.
The tranquil atmosphere of the retreat will soothe you and help you to let go, relax and self-reflect. Our wellness programme of yoga and meditation takes place in our east-facing yoga studio, allowing you to take in the rising sun. The retreat space is an earthly sanctuary of serenity on the top floor of the chateau, overlooking the medieval tiled roofs of the village as they are illuminated by the sun’s rays. We will explore the transformative power of silence and meditative movement of the breath. To support this, we will provide a delicious, purifying diet. You will depart feeling restored, rejuvenated and inspired. Find out more.
Eco Retreat in Sardinia, 1st – 8th September
Enjoy an exclusive eco retreat in Sardinia this September. Our accommodation is a brand new sustainably built structure made with straw and wood in Ogliastra, Sardinia.
Hatha yoga, mindfulness meditation and yoga nidra will be our main practices, but you will also have the opportunity to learn more about how to cook your own produce with a mini-cookery course. You will also have a tour of the area on e-bikes to keep with our eco-theme. The Straw House is located at Girasole and the property extends across the lake shore. It is close to the main town of Tortoli and is within easy reach of shops, restaurants, beaches and facilities. Our retreat suits anyone who is interested in sustainability, eco-travel, gardening, mindfulness, self reflection and deep relaxation. You can travel back in time to a more peaceful, quieter and simpler way of life. Find out more.
Balearic Yoga Retreat Mallorca, Spain 4th – 11th September
Like a hidden gem in the heart of the Mediterranean you will find the perfect getaway to nourish yourself. The retreats are designed for anyone who wants to connect to nature in an idyllic setting and reconnect with your body, spirit and mind through yoga and meditation.
It’s an opportunity to recharge your batteries while surrounded by stunning scenery. Balearic Retreats provides a week long, holistic and relaxed holiday experience with daily yoga classes, delicious Mediterranean vegetarian food and plenty of time to explore the beautiful surroundings. We wish to share our knowledge and experience to inspire you and create a comforting space for your holiday. We meet our students where they are and make sure everyone gets the most out of their stay. We are delighted to invite you to experience an extraordinary and magical yoga holiday with us. Find out more.
Detox and yoga in Ubud, 19th – 24th August
Cleanse your life with our 5 day retreat focusing on detox and yoga in Ubud, Bali. This is an opportunity for transformation as we explore how conscious nutrition, yoga and meditation help you to improve your energy levels, decrease stress and restore your mental clarity.
Build a new routine for optimal health, longevity and beauty. Yoga, nutrition therapy, meditation and spa treatments comprise our personalised retreat, so that you can learn what your body and mind specifically need to achieve greater overall health and well being. Although this is a powerful retreat, it takes more than one week to dramatically change your life, so we focus on teaching you how to implement these practices and techniques once you leave us. Find out more.
A transformative retreat in the Basque country, 14th – 20th August
Experience inner awakening in the Basque country this summer. Everyone can recall the beautiful moments in life when things flow with ease and we are filled with positive energy. The moments when wonderful people and opportunities cross your path and your life is harmonious.
This divine energy flows through us all, but sometimes negativity and blockages caused by stress, poor lifestyle choices and emotions can make us lethargic, bored and unhappy. This natural occurrence can be relieved by taking some beneficial time out from modern life to reassess and nurture our body and mind. It is good to take the time to eat wholesome food, surround yourself in a healthy, loving environment and realign yourself with your inner fire and unlimited power. The healing hills of the Basque country will be the nurturing setting for this retreat and the French-style chalet house is set among crisp blue skies, snow-glazed mountain tops and luminous sunlight. Find out more.
Intelligent Strength Yoga Retreat Mallorca, 20th – 27th August
Practising integrated yoga and mindfulness is an approach to yoga and movement in general where you work with your mind as much as your body. Learn how to take the need for strength out of challenging postures and practise using the Buddha’s original somatic teaching of mindfulness on this intelligent strength yoga retreat. This distinctive somatic approach is both dynamic and non-aggressive and cultivates an implicit compassion as part of the physical practice. Based on the ashtanga form the principles apply equally to different yoga styles and other movement disciplines. Find out more.
Imagine doing a fluid practice of yoga and Pilates in one of the world’s most beautiful islands. An island that erupted over 2500 years ago to reveal the best sunset in the Mediterranean.
With cascading white bungalows down sheer cliff drops, blue skies forcefully embracing turquoise waters and the only navigable sea crater in the world. Join us for a weeks Pilates and Yoga Retreat in Santorini, Greece. Your perfect destination to rekindle that fire within and enjoy a week of amazing yoga and Pilates. Your backdrop for your Sky Pilates and Yoga Retreat will needless to say leave you captivated, enlightened and elevated to another realm. You won’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to transform your yoga and pilates practice and your view on the splendours of nature. Find out more.
Heal and Recover Detox Retreat in Portugal, 19th – 24th September
Heal and recover in Portugal with Vale de Torre retreats. Located in the North of the country, the retreat offers seclusion in the foothills of the Peneda-Gêres National Park. We offer a place to re-energise and regain lost health.
We aim to reorientate your life’s direction and give you time to recover from the stress of life. Life’s treadmill of chores and obligations can grind us down, waste our energy and divert our attention. Our actions, including how we eat, become habitual. Our retreat will remove physical toxins with the use of herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, diet, juicing, fasting and massage. We will help to release emotional and mental blocks through EFT, yoga, and meditation. The deep and profound healing we offer means that when you return to your everyday life, you will feel refreshed, revitalised and re-energised. Happier, healthier and more hopeful than before. Find out more.
Yoga retreat in Krabi, 24th – 29th September
Disconnect with the chaotic world and commune with your inner self at this yoga retreat in Krabi, Thailand. Refresh, eliminate toxins from your physical and mental body, detoxify, immerse into nature and rid yourself of your daily stress.
Be in the company of like-minded beings. Rejuvenate, relax and unwind in the beautiful resort of Beyond Krabi Beach Resort, a luxurious destination in the Land of Smiles. Beyond Krabi is an award-winning luxury resort located on Krabi’s beautiful Klong Muang Beach. From the moment you check-in you will be greeted with stunning views of the limestone karst-studded Andaman Sea. Beyond Resort Krabi follows freeform curves and shapes, with local cultural touches and design motifs inspired by the surrounding tropical environment featuring six distinct room designs. Surrender to pampering and relax in a contemporary luxury resort inspired by nature’s beauty. Find out more.
Yoga & Pilates Retreat Fuerteventura, August & September dates available
Join us on the sun-blessed island of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands. Epic sand dunes rolling down into the turquoise ocean, breathtaking white-sand beaches and dramatic volcanic sunsets. More than just a holiday, we are here to support you in your wellbeing journey, making you feel at ease from the moment you arrive.
Our seven night yoga and pilates retreats run from Saturday to Saturday and are designed to help reduce stress, improve fitness and vitality and most importantly take time for you. Perfect for all levels from beginner to advanced practitioners, we are here to support you and your goals every step of the way. Everyone has different needs, goals and passions, that’s why we have more than one location and an exceptionally diverse team of experts who are dedicated to awakening the spark present in you. It’s the perfect haven for your wellbeing journey. Find out more.
Mindful Movement Yoga Retreat in Marrakech, 28th August – 3rd September
Our retreat home for the week is the super stylish eco-friendly Peacock Pavilions boutique hotel which site on five acres of olive grove.
Besides daily yoga and meditation classes the retreat includes some amazing day trips to the surrounding sites – a guided shopping day around the souks and markets, a full day exploring the nearby Atlas Mountains with a traditional mule trek, a visit to Yves St. Laurent’s famous Jardin Majorelle and berber museum, and a cooking demo with tasting menu at the Kasbah Tamadot Hotel.
We’ll spend two spa days in town – one at the luxurious La Mamounia hotel with their famous pools and gardens and the other on our last day at the Bains de Marrakesh. We’d love for you to join us on this magical 7 day yoga retreat in Marrakech! Find out more.