Escape the British winter with a retreat in the sun!

Escape the British winter with a yoga and wellness retreat

Escape the British winter with a retreat in the sun where you are guaranteed to stay warmer and in good health. Don’t forget when you book through Soul Seed Travel you’ll get an exclusive offer, complimentary gift or discount from our retreat partners.

Navutu Dreams Resort and Wellness Retreat, open all year round

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Tucked-away in a village within 5 minutes from the Old Market in the colonial French Quarters of Siem Reap, is the beautiful oasis that is Navutu Dreams. With 28 rooms and suites housed in low slung chalet on a hectare and half of gardens speckled with 3 swimming pools, it is the only upscale resort and wellness retreat in Angkor. This is where detoxing or a mini-break can easily be a part of a relaxing holiday highlighted with a visit to Angkor Wat which is a mere 30 minutes driving distance from the resort.

Navutu Dreams has a core team of seasoned wellness practitioners who have crafted programs designed to detox the body, the mind or both. Yoga classes are available three time a day, each day of the week. Private bodyworks, breath-work, yoga, meditation or even partner yoga sessions can easily be arranged. Traditional Chinese medicine is also available at the resort. Within its menu are services for acupuncture, shiatsu, cupping and auriculotherapy. Alternative healing is also readily on-hand. Reiki, Crystal Healing, Tibetan Bowl Sound Bath and the resort’s signature BreathLightBliss which is a combination of these plus breath-work.

Destination-inspired activities also include forest bathing or the practice of ‘’Shinrin-yoku’’ in a selected path at the Angkor Archaeological Park and sunrise meditation within the grounds of 9th century temple on a hill over-looking the Tonle Sap Lake.

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EAT.PRAY.MOVE Luxury Yoga Retreat Marrakech, 25th February – 3rd March

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Join us for our EAT.PRAY.MOVE Luxury Yoga Retreat Marrakech! This retreat is part of our GIVE BACK initiative, where Eat Pray Move will donate at least 10% of profits to a humanitarian partner in the community where each retreat is held. Our partner in Marrakesh is PROJECT SOAR who works with underprivileged communities and young women to empower with design, clean-up projects, and creative ventures.

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 in Marrakesh will lead guests through an introduction to souks and there’s a chance to visit the new Yves St. Laurent Museum next to the Majorelle Gardens, where guests will find another assortment of fashionable boutiques.

A full day will be spent exploring the nearby Atlas Mountains with a base at Sir Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot Retreat with a cooking demo, traditional mule trek to the nearby village of Asni followed by time at the beautiful grounds of this 5-star location overlooking the vistas with a tasting menu lunch. An afternoon will be spent at the luxurious La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakesh enjoying the pools and an lunch at one of their starred restaurants. The final full day entails a trip to the famous Bains de Marrakesh, a luxurious spa facility, where guests can be pampered to their heart’s content with a full program of various treatments. What better way to wrap up a week of yoga than a day of pure relaxation.

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Healthfulness Yoga Retreat on the beach in St Lucia, 28th February – 7th March

Let the Caribbean sea’s waves wake you up in the morning and put you to sleep at night. Eat the freshest locally grown produce from the town and taste the catch of the day from the fisherman from the bay. Start you day with a revitalizing yoga practice and build your day with inspiring workshops, classes and trips. Or opt for quiet time journaling, painting or skinny dipping in the pool in the private villa.

Our healthfulness retreat on the beach in St Lucia takes place in a private sea view villa in Soufriere. Soufriere town is rich in history and was once the first capital during French colonial rule and it shows. All the famous sights and treasures are situated here (The Pitons, Diamond Falls, Botanical gardens etc). You’ll also see original colourful creole style wooden houses in some of the streets and old estate houses that have mainly been renovated to boutique hotels.

The French influence is still very dominant on the island considering it was under British rule until independence in 1979. English is the official language, however French Creole is spoken by most people in St Lucia. All the towns and districts are French in name and the local cuisines all have a French influences.

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Yoga Breaks Spain Yoga and Hiking Retreat, 22 – 27 March/12 – 17 April/4 – 9 October/18 – 23 October

Escape to Spain for 5 nights and immerse yourself in warm sunshine, ‘drink’ fresh clean sea air, feast on delicious tasty food, open your body in twice daily amazing yoga and hike in stunning natural scenery. And, if you fancy exploring further, you can go biking and horse trekking, cook up a delicious paella lunch or simply chill in the sun.

Our yoga and hiking retreats in Spain are the perfect blend of two complementing exercises. Whilst hiking is great for the heart and lungs it can create tight leg muscles and an aching back but, with the addition of delicious yoga to lengthen, open and strengthen your posture, you’ll loosen your hamstrings, build strength, mobilise joints and deepen your breathing. The simple fusion of yoga and hiking on one retreat means you receive a complete boost to your health and fitness.

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Fitness Fusion Retreats at Layana Resort and Spa, Koh Lanta Yai Thailand

Layana Resort & Spa is a luxurious adults-only hideaway set amidst the azure blue waters of the Andaman Sea, Koh Lanta Yai, an idyllic tropical island located in the South of Thailand with pristine beaches backed by lush tropical greenery and forested hills. Located on 3 kilometers of the white sandy Phra-Ae-Beach and harmonising with its secluded surroundings in a way that is distinctly Asian, Layana Resort & Spa blends pampered luxury with a fresh, open and natural ambience. Translated from the Sanskrit language “Layana” means “a pause in time”; in keeping with this ethos, Layana Resort & Spa is committed to creating an exclusive haven of luxury where the world revolves around you.

To extend our commitment to the luxury of time and rejuvenation power of an island holiday, we have just completed an ambitious upgrade and expansion of our wellness facilities. Guests can enjoy a completely new experience at our “Wellness Zone.” After an invigorating workout in our new and ultra-modern gym facilities or pre/post a soothing massage, refresh or take laps at the new wellness pool.

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Surya Retreat – Rejuvenating Yoga and Pilates in Fuerteventura, open all year round

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Join us year round at our Surya retreat, on the sun-blessed island of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands with 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.

Relax and revitalise at one of Europe’s leading Yoga and Pilates Retreat, Canary Islands, Spain. Stretch and strengthen your body and mind and bring yourself back into balance with a unique blend of yoga, pilates and meditation. Enjoy mouthwatering vegetarian meals, holistic massage and stunning sunsets over the volcanoes.

Our seven night yoga and Pilates retreats running every week from Saturday to Saturday 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.

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Sen Wellness Retreat Sanctuary in Sri Lanka, open all year

The Sen Wellness Sanctuary is a small, peaceful and modest retreat in a nature reserve set between a lagoon and the ocean in the south of Sri Lanka. It is the perfect place to immerse yourself in natural beauty and relax and rejuvenate your body and mind. The Sanctuary offers Yoga and Ayurveda retreats all year round and hosts detox retreats and special Signature retreats a few times a year. Founder Sam Kankanamge, is a world-renowned Osteopath who runs a clinic in London as well as hosting the signature retreats at the Sanctuary himself.

We teach Kundalini Yoga and other yoga styles in twice daily classes that mark sunrise and sunset. The gentle rhythm of the sanctuary and the pared back approach and architecture of the place allow for a genuine retreat. The focus here is on rest and connection with nature and oneself. The eclectic and fascinating selection of books available are perfect to fill your time between yoga, treatments and walks on the beach. You’ll be encouraged to put away your devices as much as possible and allow for a digital detox too.

Our team of world-class osteopaths and yoga teachers as well as local therapists, skilful chefs and knowledgeable Ayurvedic doctor’s wellness philosophy is to support all aspects of our guests, reminding the physical/mental/emotional/spiritual body to live in harmony as a whole. The Sanctuary programs are an integrative system of healing that blends advanced scientific principles of the west and ancient wisdom of the east. By treating each individual as a whole, the necessary changes can be made and long lasting results can be created.

We tailor our retreats to your needs, allowing you to have more control over how you enjoy your time. We offer twice daily yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic consultations and treatments, as well as osteopathy. Our retreats allow you to relax, rebalance and rejuvenate in a peaceful, healing environment in our natural sanctuary. With our retreat sanctuary in the mangrove forest by the beach, we invite our guests to reconnect with nature and feel the vital energy of Sri Lanka.

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7 Day Sun Kissed Yoga Holidays in Cyprus, open all year

Want to prevent burnout, evade stress or master your fears? Would you like to regain your inner strength and balance? Then join us for our sun kissed yoga holidays in Cyprus. Immersed in nature, Cyprus Villages is the ideal environment to decelerate and get to know yourself.

Treat yourself to an uplifting holiday, experience tradition living in the countryside of a centuries old village, set far away from tourist areas amidst the vineyard and tempting orange and olive plantations. Step into the heart of Cyprus, for years now, the family run company offers yoga holidays in Tochni, be it for individuals or small groups.

Start your day with the sun salutations, slow down to strengthen your body and quieten your mind. Our yoga teacher will guide you into gently executed body postures, followed by an awareness phase to further a better body knowledge, more strength and flexibility. The deep relaxation at the end of each class has a calming, balancing effect that counters the consequences of stress. The content and the teaching methods are adapted to each persons current condition, needs and interests. So the retreat are both accessible and challenging to all levels. The teaching style is undogmatic amd free from constraints.

Apart from the yoga sessions you can relax at the pool, venture on your own, take a walk through the village, a trip to the sea, hike or rent a bike. In addition you have the chance to let yourself be pampered at our spa or take pilates and relaxation classes.

Nothing compares to a holiday in traditional village atmosphere, tucked in the gentle hills of Cyprus. Cyprus Villages is the perfect opportunity to live in a traditional stone house, stroll along the narrow streets around the village square and enjoy a coffee in an authentic coffee shop. You will participate in the authentic village life with mediterranean flair. What’s more, Cypriots are famous for their hospitality and the catchphrase “kopiaste”, meaning: come, join us!.

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Amatierra 7 Night Yoga & Wellness Retreat in Costa Rica, open all year round

Come to the mountains of Costa Rica for an all inclusive rejuvenating retreat at our beautiful eco-lodge immersed in nature. Nestled on 8 acres we are located 1 hour west of the capital city of San Jose and 1 hour north of the Central Pacific Beaches.

Practice yoga and meditation in an open-air pavilion with breathtaking views, read by the pool, hike in the jungle and renew your health with our professional wellness services. Amatierra is a retreat for the whole person and we welcome both beginners and more advanced yoga students. Our sustainability orientated wellness center strives to exemplify organic living and we nurture you with delicious and nourishing organic food.

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EAT.PRAY.MOVE Marrakech FORM+FOCUS Retreat, 18th – 24th February

 

We are so excited about this special collaboration and enhancement to our Marrakech retreat. EAT.PRAY.MOVE will feature Julian Hyzler from EASEL&LENS to combine a look at creative focus with travel-journal creation classes throughout the week. Yoga and meditation classes will be held daily to prepare our bodies and minds to find the ‘calm in the chaos’ of the sensory-overload that is Morocco – and then these art projects will help us find news ways of seeing – both yoga and art working together to find FOCUS in the many layers of smells, sites, and sounds that abound in exotic Marrakech. All levels are welcome, and participation is voluntary. Projects and classes will be offered as a completely exploratory, unintimidating and personal experience.

This retreat is part of our GIVE BACK initiative, where EPM will donate at least 10% of profits to a humanitarian partner in the community where each retreat is held. Our partner in Marrakech is Project Sora who works with underprivileged communities and young women to empower with design, clean-up projects, and creative ventures.

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EAT.PRAY.MOVE yoga and photography in Goa, 17th – 23rd March

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EAT.PRAY.MOVE is excited to host yoga and photography in Goa along with Julian Hyzler from EASEL&LENS. Yoga and meditation classes will help us find focus of body and mind that we can then apply to art and photo projects, including “ifonography” (smartphone photography). Our yoga and meditation classes will help us build our bodies and minds into a state of tranquility to find a sense of calm in the chaos of the Indian sensory overload. Our art projects will give us new ways of seeing India and challenge our perceptions. Working together with yoga and art, we will find focus in the layers of smells, sights and sounds of exotic Goa.

Our daily meditation and yoga classes will relax, stimulate and help you grow your personal practice. Classes range from gentle, restorative yoga to more vigorous vinyasa and ashtanga sessions. We will be staying at an exquisite award-winning private luxury boutique villas in Goa. Set within a jaw-dropping tropical garden, the villa has a freeform jungle swimming pool and private jet plunge pools. The villas have been sensitively designed to meld into the natural beauty creating a harmonious living space. It is a place of nurture where a sense of balance can be found. Our retreat location was named as one the best villas in the world for small groups by Conde Nast Traveller.

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Gaia Gourmet Glorious Food Retreat at the Sanctuary at Two Rivers Costa Rica, 14 – 20/January/21 – 27 January/28 January – 3 February

Build your own week of food and fun! Join us for a retreat focused on the delicious organic gourmet vegan and vegetarian cuisine we call Gaia Gourmet. This will be a casual week to experience The Sanctuary at Two Rivers in your own way; the only thing you need to show up for is shade grown organic Costa Rican coffee at 7am, a well balanced breakfast made from farm-to-table yumminess at 9am, a three-course lunch with a scrumptious vegan gluten free dessert at 2pm and a rich and nourishing, easy to digest dinner at 7pm. Everything else is a la carte!

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers – Liz Lindh, is a 40 acre tropical paradise with swimming pool, waterfalls, and rivers, hidden hammocks, gardens, and hiking trails. Tapping into your natural roots is a great way to nourish the soul. So we built an eco-village in order to do just that! But we did it cool, modern and chic.

Time = Energy = Love. This equation is how we approach health and wellness through the Culinary Arts & Sciences. Allow us to take you on a magic carpet dining ride! You will never believe that we could blast your taste buds on that wild of a journey.

You can add-on optional morning Yoga and afternoon meditation with Liz Lindh ($20 per class), healing wellness treatments ($40-$100) or local excursions: to the beach, snorkeling, zip-lining, surfing, hiking, horseback riding and shopping.

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10 Day Sunshine Yoga holiday Sri Lanka, 13 – 22 February/25 February – 6 March

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island that still has an untouched feel to it from tourism. We like to say, it has all the best bits of India; it has amazing food, fascinating culture with a mix of Buddhism, Hindu, and Sinhalese; stunning beaches, the most friendly and accommodating people, sunshine, historical culture from the Dutch, Portuguese, and British; you will become a bird watcher here their colours are so spectacular.

Our schedule is the right balance of activity and relaxation, allowing you to settle in for a few days and then explore the country. You can join in with the group as much or as little as you like. If you need your own space, then do what you need to in order to make your holiday the best experience it can be. If you feel like a lazy day then stay by the pool in the pavilion gardens of our accommodation. The holiday is jam-packed with things to do each day so if you like to be busy and really get a feel for Sri Lanka and the local surroundings you can do that too. This is a jungle experience with the beach only 10 minutes away in a tuk tuk or bicycle.

Your retreat is comprised of a beautiful 150-year-old restored Dutch Colonial Villa and was formerly the colonial residence of Bentota’s Ayurvedic doctor before being transformed into a beautiful 6 bedroom boutique hotel.

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All inclusive Yoga Safari Retreats in Namibia, 2 – 11 March/22 April – 1 May/30 April – 6 May/4 – 13 June/26 November – 5 December/7 – 13 December

Namaste Yoga Safari is the first and so far the only yoga retreat in Namibia that offers Yoga while on Safari. Some people describe Namibia as a country that gets into your Soul. Namibia awakens your emotions and senses –with its stunning landscapes, endless space and fresh air. You will experience moments that wont be possible anywhere else, feeling re-connected with your soul! Its not just a holiday, yoga or a safari, it is an adventure of a lifetime. An unforgettable journey making your feel more peaceful and balanced. The Retreat will offer you the chance to enjoy nature in its purest form and deeply relax in unique surroundings.

We offer all inclusive 7 and 10 day Yoga Safari Retreats in Namibia, accommodating a maximum of 8 people and a minimum of 4 to keep it intimate and special. Yoga, nature and animal lovers looking to get in touch with their inner self will appreciate these Soulful Yoga Safari’s. This is a truly unique experience combining Yoga on Safari.

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Relaxing Mind Body Detox Retreat at Plantation Villa, Sri Lanka open all year

A Relaxing Mind Body Detox Retreat with Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda. A few days in a magical countryside of Sri Lanka relaxing amongst nature and exploring your inner self whilst detoxing your body and mind. A chance to deepen and renew your yoga and meditation practice, whilst caring for your body and mind with loving care from our village team.

Set in a rural village, surrounded by lush green natural landscape, we are a community center where a village has come together to serve you and take you on an unimaginable journey. We have won many international awards including Best Spa Hotel, Sri Lanka 2015, 2016, 2017 by World Luxury Hotel Awards, Best Holistic Wellness Retreat 2017 by World Luxury Hotel Awards and Best Wellness Retreat in Sri Lanka by World Spa Awards – based on our hotel facilities, service, our social service concept.

Plantation Villa is a specialist Wellness Nature Retreat situated in a rural village in Sri Lanka, specializing in Ayurveda and Yoga. We are a community center established and run by this village community. The retreat funds and maintains the Metta Trust charity to do community development, wildlife conservation and forest preservation activities. We maintain the local temples, village schools and fund majority of the community activities in our village and surrounding villages.

Over 90% of our staff team are local villagers from underprivileged backgrounds who we have trained and offered employment along with mentoring to improve their lives and the lives of their children.We specialize in Ayurveda which is an ancient art of healing the body and mind through nutrition, relaxation, and herbal treatments. Our Ayurvedic doctors and senior therapists have over 15 years of experience.

If you come on our package rate, you will consult our Ayurvedic doctor who will develop your treatment plan to focus on your wellness goals and to address any existing ailments you may be suffering from. You can join the yoga classes to help with your mind/body connection and general mindfulness. We aim to provide a mind/body wellness experience through Ayurveda, nutrition, and mindfulness in a relaxing environment.

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To make a booking or request information on more of our retreats please fill in the booking form with your requirements.

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