Finding a resort or a hotel that does really good vegan food can be challenging. To help you in your search and inspire you to travel with confidence and a healthy appetite, knowing that breakfast will consist of more than just avocado on toast, and that your three course meal won’t end with a boring fruit salad, in celebration of World Vegan Month we’ve shared our favourite vegan friendly retreats and resorts around the world.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Croatia
The Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera is located on the private Peninsula Punta Skala, 7.5 miles drive from Zadar, offering amazing vacations in a relaxing, intimate and stylish atmosphere on the peak of the Punta Skala Peninsula.
The vast wellness, beauty and fitness area which is over 6.000 m² and the Acquapura Spa provide a superb possibility for relaxation with indoor pools, sauna and steam rooms, resting rooms, spa rituals and beauty treatments.
The gym has plenty of cardio options, lots of machines and free weights and there is also a map on display with suggestions for running trails around the hotel.
There’s a large infinity pool and a private pebble beach. The chef is happy to prepare the most delicious vegan, lactose-free or gluten-free meals for you, served with lots of love and creativity, from breakfast to dinner. Read reviews.
The hotel Balatura is located far from the overcrowded tourist centres on the Adriatic coast, in the quiet, preserved valley of Vinodol, 6 km from the Adriatic Sea, surrounded by karst mountains and magnificent woods.
In accordance with the nature and culture-oriented philosophy of this small family hotel, each of the rooms is furnished under the banner of a native plant characteristic of the Mediterranean region, such as Lemon, Olive, or Rosemary. There are a total of 6 rooms to choose from, each painted after its name, individually arranged and uniquely furnished.
Hotel Balatura offers great vegetarian and vegan food, made with ingredients from the valley. Everything is biological, sustainable, fresh and delicious. The chef de cuisine is Nataša Batistić is the culinary heart of our hotel. You can also attend one of the numerous music workshops or yoga retreats. Read reviews.
Are you looking for an inspiring seaside yoga and hiking holiday in Croatia under the Mediterranean sun? Do you want to go somewhere where you can roll out your yoga mat by the sea in the morning, explore secluded beautiful beaches and unspoiled island’s nature in the afternoon, and cleanse your body with organic food and detox juices? Then this nourishing seaside yoga holiday in Croatia is perfect for you!.
Experience the joys of a seaside yoga practice combined with meditation and breathing exercises, hiking through the amazing unspoiled nature of the island.
You will be enjoying 3 meals per day. Each meal consists of a healthy, seasonal, organic vegetarian/vegan/raw food along with freshly prepared healthy, homemade raw snack delights, detox juices and evening herbal tea.
The experienced Chef who’s love and knowledge of healthy foods is exceptional, and he always loves to share it with the participants, will concentrates on nutritional, healthy value of the locally grown fresh mediterranean food and will be spoiling you with delicious, nutritious meals, with a Mediterranean touch. Info and booking.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Romania
Join us for a week of learning how to create variety in your kitchen through plant-based seasonal, wholesome, healthy cooking, principles of Integrative Nutrition, and clean eating.
We will jointly create dishes that can be enjoyed by all and learn how to combine ingredients to create a plate of goodness, a plate that you can be grateful for, that is good for you and it’s not just another meal. No diets, no fads, nothing fancy, nothing fake. Simply home cooking that is plant-based, fresh & healthy.
We’ll start each day with sunrise yoga session, breakfast & cooking demonstrations and presentations that on how to form good habits and how to create a healthy home menu for yourself and the whole family.
Plant Based Cooking Course outline:
Gluten-Free Vegan Baking
Raw Vegan Desserts
Nut Milks, Vegan Cheese & Snacks
Your stay includes accommodation in our boutique rooms, nourishing vegan meals, access to the wood-fired hot tub and sauna. You will also have free time to take walks in nature, read or enjoy a massage from our resident massage therapist. Info and booking.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Italy
Coroncina Agriturismo is much more than meets the eye: a traditional Italian villa, boutique wellness spa and vegetarian farmhouse all rolled into one. Boasting an exclusive selection of carefully decorated rooms, the hotel has a peaceful and tranquil air – perfect for a spa break in the countryside.
Life here follows the rhythm of nature, in a friendly and homely atmosphere. Guests can also enjoy meat-free fine dining. Coroncina Argiturismo offers an ever-changing menu of inventive and tasty vegetarian dishes.
Their philosophy is based upon following the natural cycles of the seasons and almost all the ingredients they use in the preparation of the dishes comes straight from their land and kitchen garden, such as vegetables, fruits and olive oil. In fact, most of what goes into the food can be seen from the kitchen window! Read reviews.
Welcome to your retreat surrounded by nature, where you will find a wide range of opportunities and no obligations. Staying at the Pennhof hotel means living in the here and now, this Green Hotel is a place of rest and recreation in the heart of South Tyrol. Here, time is still the most valuable commodity. The close relationship with nature is always apparent, from the interior of the premises to the culinary delights on offer.
Relax and feel at home while living in harmony with nature and rejuvenating. To fully experience the Pennhof hotel you need to embrace the art of slowing down, which will allow you to appreciate the simplicity of things and enjoy your stay to the fullest at an unforgettable Green Hotel.
Using organic home-grown ingredients, the chef has the skills to prepare tasty vegetarian dishes for culinary delights without meat. Guests with a gluten intolerance or celiac disease can also enjoy delicious meals during their holiday at Pennhof. By prior arrangement, tasty gluten-free options will be provided. Read reviews.
The hotel Schwarzschmied is known for its hospitality, for its range of hiking and cycling options and Spa facilities, as well as for its slow food cuisine with menus also for vegetarians, vegans and allergy sufferers.
The hotel is situated in the mountains above Merano, in the vineyards and orchards of Lana. The holistic philosophy of the Hotel Schwarzschmied Spa is based on four fundamentals: beauty, relaxation, movement and power. The new Finnish sauna offers a panoramic view of the pristine Ulten Valley.
Those interested in training at the gym or practising yoga will enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding vineyards. The light penetrates the relaxation areas through large windows, and there is an open-hearth fireplace. Hotel Schwarzschmied offers a wide variety of delicacies for the health-conscious and the kitchen offers a daily vegan menu. Read reviews.
The Amonti & Lunaris Wellness resort has a wellness and spa area spanning more than 5,000 m². It’s part of the Belvita Leading Wellness hotels association. All the Belvita hotels offer top-quality spa- and wellness facilities in South Tyrol’s most charming locations.
The Belvita philosophy rests upon four cornerstone-concepts;
- Well-feeling: In South Tyrol, wellness is a holistic concept which encompasses the well-being of the body, mind and soul.
- Beauty: At the Belvita hotels, all the beauty treatments are administered by qualified personnel using high-quality products made from fresh, mainly local ingredients.
- Fitness: Hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing and more. At the Belvita Leading Wellnesshotels Südtirols, fitness has many facets.
- Vitale Cuisine: Fresh dishes from the Alpine and Mediterranean traditions are served to delight the eye as well as the palate.
Sensitive to the needs and concerns of their guests and realise how hard it is for people with special dietary needs. The kitchen staff will prepare special and delicious vegan food. Read reviews.
Located just across the river from the Vatican, Raphaël offers guests boutique luxury accommodation in the bustling heart of the city. The lavish rooms combine modern comforts with classic architecture, with deep mahogany furnishings, statement artwork and chic en-suites.
However, the real piece de résistance at Raphaël is the terrace restaurant. Offering unmatched views of St. Peter’s Basilica, the beautiful terrace is the best place to sample the hotel’s organic vegan and vegetarian menu, which is inspired by traditional local ingredients and a passion for animal welfare and the environment. Read reviews.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Slovenia
Join us for an 8 day retreat in the surroundings of serene captivating beauty of nature within the hidden gem of Europe; a mountain valley of emerald coloured Soca river in Slovenia.
This retreat is an ideal opportunity to restore your energy and to rejuvenate, to nourish and heal your body and mind from daily stress and to disconnect with the world and reconnect with yourself and the nature, to take time to step back and to reflect and find out what is really important to YOU.
Allow yourself to put yourself and your well-being as your top priority during this retreat. This nurturing holistic wellbeing yoga holiday serves as both short training to help you get started on your healthy path as well as a great way to relax, meet new people, and just experience a fun and active holiday.
It will create a platform on which you will be able to build on once when you return home so that you can continue implementing positive changes and a healthy lifestyle in your daily life.
We will accommodate only a small number of participants during this retreat, so that we able to serve you in the best possible way; with love, care and with personal attention that YOU deserve.
Each evening, your next day schedule with activities, tours, and excursions will be brought to your room or will be given to you during tea time. You can just relax and let us take care of everything for you. Info and booking.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Germany
The district of Friedrichshain in Berlin is known for its creative atmosphere, bohemian flair and modern edge – the perfect setting for the chic Almodóvar Hotel.
Based on the principles of sustainability and respect for the environment, the hotel features natural materials in its clean and minimalist guest rooms, in addition to energy-saving technology and naturally-certified cosmetics. Rooms even come equipped with a yoga mat, so guests can clear their mind in the bustling city.
Additionally, guests will find only vegetarian and vegan dishes made from organic produce in the clean and inviting Bistro Bardot. Read our review.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Greece
Mani Sonnenlink is the first Eco-Certified Hotel in Greece. Pure relaxation for body, mind and soul is what you will find here, in the pristine sun-kissed Mani region of the Greek Peloponnese peninsula.
A multifunctional Vital Energy Feng Shui Resort offering apartments, bungalows, seminar and meditation rooms. A delightful conference room offers a year-round venue for Wellbeing seminars and training. In summer and winter there are frequent musical surprises. The beating heart of the centre is the small open-air amphitheatre, which hosts concerts and artists from all over Europe as part of “Mani Sonnenlink Summer Music Festival”.
Mani Sonnenlink invites guests to bask in the Greek sun all year round, to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery of the Peloponnese. With 100% organic and vegetarian dishes made from local produce, partly from their own organic garden and of course with the Mani organic olive products as guest stars, Mani Sonnenlink provides a culinary experience with every meal served. Read reviews.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Germany
The Biohotel Pausnhof is the first biohotel in Germany and is located directly at the Bavarian Forest National Park. The Biohotel stands for 100% organic and relies on regionally typical material. This applies to the rooms furnished with high-quality natural materials, the farm’s own farm and the fine organic kitchen.
The Biohotel is ideal for a healthy rest and new inspiration. Guests can recharge their batteries in the spa – in the newly designed sauna area with Finnish sauna, circulation-saving bio-sauna and herbal steam bath, in the 36-degree brine pool, in the natural pool or with soothing massage and cosmetics.
The kitchen team create delicious food from farmyard and bio-certified, preferential regional ingredients. It is their great passion and pleasure to produce simple, subtle, delicious food from pure nature, which makes every four-course evening dinner into a culinary sensation. For their vegan guests we offer plant based alternatives for all meals. Read reviews.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in the Philippines
When a quick escape simply isn’t enough, head to The Farm at San Benito for a holistic mind-body-soul reboot. This is the destination when you want to achieve optimal physical health, emotional well-being, and spiritual growth.
Their Five-Pillar, science-based journey of Diagnose, Cleanse, Nourish, Repair, and Sustain aims to restore the soundness and harmony of the mind, body and spirit. It comes in comprehensively-designed programs by our integrative medical doctors, spa therapists, nutritionists, living food experts, fitness and life coach and yoga teachers.
The Farm’s farm-to-table philosophy, Alive! adjusts its menu to what is bountiful and in-season during each harvest. Luscious vegan meals offer delicious counterpoints to the holistic retreats. Read reviews.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in the UK
Springtime is such a beautiful time to experience a hiking and yoga retreat in the Lake District. The mountains have had all winter to receive lots of rain, which regenerates the lush greens of mountainsides each year and the colourful wildflowers in bloom are a sight to see.
Start the day in our beautiful yoga shala with views out to the local hills, a dynamic practice to warm and bring energy into the body and mind.
With our qualified and very experienced mountain guide Mark on hand to lead the day hike on Tuesday, and your yoga teacher to lead a more gentle yet equally as stunning walk to Tarn Howes directly from our retreat centre, immerse yourself in nature and feel the benefits of this, being away from the frenetic and urban landscape of your day to day living. Take a packed lunch and just sit and watch the world go by, or enjoy a bit of forest bathing and meditation.
After a day’s excursions, unwind with evening yin and restorative yoga and yoga Nidra followed by a vegan and vegetarian feast. This Easter hiking yoga retreat Lake District is suitable for those who love more dramatic countryside experience, love hiking or being active. If you have never been hiking before that’s ok, but just bring suitable clothing and be prepared to be active! Men and women are welcome as well as solo travellers, couples, and friends. Info and booking.
Ensconced by 2 acres of natural woodlands and gardens and overlooking the town of Pitlochry, Saorsa 1875 is a unique hotel dedicated to showcasing ethical luxury.
Designed for vegans, vegetarians and the plant-curious, Saorsa 1875 balances the building’s Victorian gothic origins with modern amenities to offer a unique experience. More than a synthesis of tastes, the hotel offers the perfect antidote to the frantic pace of modern living.
The 19th-century baronial house has 11 bedrooms individually styled with a calming combination of luxurious linens, bohemian styling and antique furnishings.
Downstairs, the lounge and restaurant is a cosy all-day spot for relaxing by the fire. Our menu is completely plant-based and showcases local, seasonal and foraged produce – all washed down with craft beers, a unique wine list and cocktails inspired by the region. Info and booking.
Bleujennow is the first vegan B&B in West Cornwall! Small and delightful, we offer two bedrooms, one with a double bed and sea view, and the other with a king-size bed, or two singles.
Expect delicious breakfasts, home baked bread; fairtrade coffee and tea, as well as a range of herb and spice teas. Gourmet picnics and evening meals are available too As well as being vegan, we are as green as possible. We have solar panels, low energy lights, reuse and recycle every day, and buy local or Fairtrade where possible. We encourage you to travel here by train or coach, and have equipment here to borrow to help you travel light. Read reviews.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in France
If your life has you struggling to keep up and you notice yourself catching un-ease and dis-ease too easily, then it is time for a reset, time to step back and practice some self-care.
In collaboration with Pressure Point London, we have put together a package for busy urbanites to stop, slow down, and take stock.
Let us look after you with a powerful Shiatsu treatment by Mario, two daily sessions of soulful mindfulness and yoga by Gertrud, as well as a gorgeous vegan full board meal plan free from processed sugar and wheat. You will be staying in a boho village chateau in a 13th century bastide village in the very south of France. The accommodation is vast. The house feels like a temple. In order to assist retreating and relaxing, we will observe delicious silence from rising until lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
The intention for the retreat is to focus your mind on yourself and your wellbeing. We will give you tools and practices which you can take home with you, and which, without excessive effort, have the power to lift the veils off your habitual groove. Info and booking.
Join us in the beautiful French Alps for an alpine yoga and hiking holiday adventure. After touring around the French Alps, we love hiking in this area.
If you are a lover of the mountains and enjoy being in the great outdoors this is the hiking yoga holiday for you. An exciting week of adventure activities during the day beginning with yoga and then a choice of hiking, white water rafting, paragliding or wild swimming.
The hiking yoga experience is unrivalled here. After touring around the French Alps, we love hiking in this area. With so many routes to choose from and breathtaking views, you won’t want to go home!
Step out of the chalet and the mountain trails are yours for the picking. If you’ve not visited the French Alps in the summer time, you’re in for a treat. As the winter snow melts away in the spring, the mountains take on their summer mantle of bright green grass and colourful alpine flowers. The views are equally as spectacular in the summer as they are in the winter.
Your meals will all be freshly prepared by our in house chef Will, who is Cordon Bleu trained and is highly-talented. He has taken on the challenge to create wheat, dairy, sugar, gluten free food to a Cordon Vert standard and has succeeded. Be prepared to be thoroughly spoilt with your 3 course evening meal, beautifully presented and delicious. Info and booking.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Spain
Our new destination for a healthy stay in a unique setting where you can find relaxation and harmony. Ecocirer welcomes you to a different side of Mallorca. Six unique rooms in a historic house from the early 1900s have been transformed into an intimate, family-run townhouse.
Ecocirer Healthy Stay features air-conditioned accommodation in Sóller. Both free WiFi and private parking are accessible at the hotel.
At Ecocirer Healthy Stay, every room is equipped with a wardrobe. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower, while certain units at the accommodation also boast a seating area. A fresh home made vegan/vegetarian breakfast is served each morning at the property. Info and booking.
Cal Reiet Holistic Retreat offers a holistic lifestyle retreat focused on health and wellbeing. It is situated within walking distance from the picturesque village of Santanyi, and only 2.2 miles from Cala Santanyi and Cala Llombards Beach. The famous Es Trenc beach is only 20 minutes drive from the hotel.
The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and beautiful gardens. The hotel serves a buffet breakfast in the dining area around the pool. Freshly squeezed fruit and vegetables juices and smoothies can be enjoyed in the pool bar. The restaurant serves only vegetarian cuisine with fresh, locally sourced organic products.
The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated. The suites offer a private kitchen/lounge and terrace to relax in after a busy day. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. For your comfort, you will find bath robes, free toiletries and a hair dryer.
Cal Reiet Holistic Retreat features free WiFi throughout the property. Yoga classes and massages are offered at the retreat, and an array of other activities is offered in the area, such as cycling, trekking, golfing, horse riding and snorkelling. Info and booking
Join us year round at our Surya retreat, on the sun-blessed island of Fuerteventura, 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.
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.
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 massages and stunning sunsets over the volcanoes. Info and booking.
Vegan Friendly Retreats & Resorts in Portugal
Vale de Moses is a family run yoga retreat in the heart of the Portuguese mountains. Spend a week or more practicing yoga, receiving massage and acupuncture treatments, walking in forests, swimming in natural river pools and eating delicious nutritious food.
Stay in one of the beautifully restored stone cottages, Soulpads or in a Tipi. Our retreat home is perfect for those in need of a break, rest and relaxation. We are surrounded by nature and forests, peace and tranquility – the perfect ingredients to restore your body and mind.
The combination of good food and sleep, clean mountain air and water, therapeutic massage and acupuncture, hill walking and river swimming, all create a highly restorative context in which to begin, or to deepen, your yoga practice.
Inspired by Ayurveda, our daily menus at Vale de Moses are always colourful, easy to digest and soul satisfying. Enjoy three tasty and nutritious meals every day, cooked from fresh local ingredients, low in salt and rich in home grown herbs and salads. You will not go hungry on this retreat, you will be nourished and fed! We are well versed in catering for vegans and for those with special dietary requirements. Info and booking.
Offering ocean views, quinta Colina flora is located in the hills of Sintra National Park, 1.9 miles from the coast and beaches. This sustainable property features a seasonal swimming pool, an organic garden and free WiFi.
Each unit features a private bathroom and tea facilities. Some units have a private terrace. Linen, towels, bathrobes and slippers are made with organic cotton.
The bed and breakfast offers an organic vegan/vegetarian breakfast. A bicycle rental service is available at quinta Colina flora, while hiking and cycling can be enjoyed nearby.
Colina Flora’s peaceful, rural setting, in the heart of the vast Sintra Natural Park and only minutes to several beautiful beaches, is a paradise for walkers/hikers, cyclists, history buffs, and a variety of diverse outdoor activities.
It is a perfect place to unwind, regain equilibrium of mind, heart and spirit, be inspired, and breathe the exhilarating seaside country air. Info and booking.
Escape everyday life and treat yourself to an indulgent 5 day retreat at a boutique hotel with maximum pampering and minimum stress. This is the perfect spa getaway experience just for you with your partner or a friend guaranteed to rejuvenate, relax and de-stress.
Boost your energy levels and establish new healthy habits with our selection of spa treatments and restaurant menu.
This Relax & Revive 5 day retreat includes 5 nights in a room with a beautiful sea or garden view, a welcome smoothie or juice on the hotel’s panoramic terrace with stunning views of the sparkling ocean and endless sky, super-food breakfasts with dairy free alternatives, fresh fruit, vegetable juices and smoothies.
A two course lunch is included on two days of this relaxing break, to be taken on days of your choice as well as one evening four course dinner with vegetarian, vegan and raw food options.
As part of the retreat you can enjoy four organic treatments in the hotel’s Neal’s Yard Remedies of Covent Garden London Spa the first overseas spa of its kind.
This includes Indian Head Massage, Body Harmony Treatment, Relaxing Back Massage and a Facial. Morning yoga sessions are included every other day and you will also enjoy unlimited access to the wellness pool, sauna and steam room.
So relax and completely unwind with us, it will make a world of difference to your health and wellbeing and see you returning home completely renewed. Info and booking.
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