The Best Yoga and Hiking Retreats For Mountain Lovers

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Last Updated on August 19, 2021 by Editor

Yoga and hiking retreats offer the perfect combo for those who love the mountains along with a daily yoga practice, delicious healthy food and outdoor adventures in nature to invigorate the soul and rejuvenate the body.

Yoga and Hiking Retreats in the UK

Yoga, Surf & Walking Retreat in Cornwall

Enjoy a five day Yoga, Surf and Walking retreat this autumn, in a stunning country Estate, located only a ten minutes drive from some of the most famous beaches in north Cornwall. The prime location gives the perfect opportunity to be as relaxed and restored, or as adventurous and active as your heart desires.

Stay in a choice of three separate properties and come together for yoga, dining and activities. When not enjoying yoga in the large Apple Barn Studio, the lawns create a perfect space for classes too.

The garden surrounding the manor house and additional properties is a 22-acre expanse of lawns, ornamental lakes, camelia woods, orchards and an incredible walled vegetable garden.

The local area which is blessed with an abundance of coastal path walks, beaches, dunes, seaside towns and of course, surf.

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Hiking and Yoga Retreat in the Lake District

hiking and yoga retreat in the Lake District

Grab your walking boots and join us for a spectacular three night, four day hiking and yoga retreat in the Lake District at our luxurious venue. Awaken yourself with energising and restorative yoga with our expert yoga teachers, enjoy a hearty and healthy breakfast and then bundle up for a guided hike to discover breath-taking and panoramic views of the Lakes with our qualified mountain guides.

On the second day of your activity and hiking yoga retreat it is up to you – enjoy one of the many activities available in the area: more hiking, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, horse riding, climbing, or perhaps visit Lake Windermere for the day?

We also recommend getting cosy and enjoying the magnificent grounds, before treating yourself to an indulgent massage – it is your yoga retreat, so it’s up to you!

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Autumn Hiking Yoga Retreat in the Peak District

Autumn is such a beautiful time to experience a hiking and yoga retreat in the Lake District. The colours are turning from a vibrant green to hues of red, orange and soft browns.

It is one of our favourite times of the year to visit as the crowds are gone and it takes on a slower pace of life. This year is also in half term so for all you teachers this one is also for you!

With our qualified and very experienced mountain guide Mark on hand to lead the day hike on Friday, 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 yoga Nidra followed by a vegan and vegetarian feast.

This hiking and yoga retreat in the 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!

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Yoga and Hiking Retreat in Greece

Hiking & Yoga Escape, Dikastika

Treat yourself to a retreat in beautiful nature, with breathtaking views between the sea and the mountains. Go hiking with experienced guides along meandering mountain paths and ancient hidden trails with lots of history and few tourists.

​​You’ll see a variety of flora and fauna depending on the season, the one constant will be the curious and always hungry tortoises which inhabit all four mountains.

We are located amid the raw, wild beauty of Dikastika, very close to the historic Marathon. Come and experience the true spirit of Greece, the wild olive trees perched along the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean sea, the sweet smell of Jasmine and the explosion of colour from the beautiful bougainvilleas that embellish the landscape.​

Our programme is based on studies of Blue Zone where it has been proven that people live healthier, longer and more active lives.

Blue Zone is a term given to geographic regions where people have shown to live longer, and have lower rates of disease than anywhere else. One of the Blue Zones is found on Ikaria, an island in Greece. All our hikes of are suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Yoga and Hiking Retreats in Croatia and Montenegro

Breathtaking Hiking and Yoga holiday in Montenegro

hiking and yoga holiday in MontenegroIf you are a lover of the great outdoors then this hiking and yoga holiday in Montenegro is for you. We have planned a week to showcase all that this untouched area of the world has to offer!.

You can expect a relaxed yet exhilarating itinerary, with breathtaking hikes, water sports, boat excursions, beautiful day trips and more, with 3 hours of yoga per day.

We are based in a beautifully renovated olive mill 10 minutes from the spectacular coast, a short walk from the traditional old town and with its cosy restaurants and shops, so if you choose to have a day to relax by yourself, this is fine, too!

If you haven’t visited Montenegro before, you are absolutely in for a treat. Unlike its neighbour Croatia, Montenegro is relatively untouched by tourism but shares the same stunning coastline, scenery and friendly people, we have planned a week for you exploring all that Montenegro has to offer!

Montenegro is half the size of Wales, but in a relatively small area you will be lucky to find an incredible coastline with unspoilt beaches, clear lakes in the national parks for wild swimming, rivers fit for kayaking, and mountains that are begging to be conquered. We can arrange day tours, hiking, cycling and more for you so that you can take in all there is of this incredible country.

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8 Day Detox, Yoga, Cooking classes, and Hiking Retreat in Mljet Island, Croatia

This holistic wellbeing retreat in Mljet Island will nourish, nurture and inspire your body, mind and spirit. It will create a platform on which you will be able to build on once when your return home, so that you can continue implementing positive changes and create a balanced and healthy lifestyle in your daily life.

You will experience the joy of a yoga practice combined with meditation and breathing exercises. The healthy cooking classes are led by a macrobiotic chef whose love and knowledge of nutritional, healthy, organic food is truly exceptional.

You will also join hiking trips with stunning views of the island, the unspoiled and serene environment of the national park, and be surrounded by an abundance of thick green lushes forest of pine trees, enchanting turquoise salty lakes, crystal clear blue seas and breathtaking nature.

The schedule is designed in a way that every day is a new experience. In the evening tea time, you can discuss and reflect on the experiences you’ve had throughout the day. A great way to relax, meet new people and just have a joyful, restorative and rejuvenating holiday

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Yoga and Hiking Retreats in Gozo

Yoga, Hiking and Wellness Retreats 

Are you looking for relaxation, new energy and some time for reflection? Gozo, also known as “The Island of Joy”, offers peace, tranquility, 300 days of sun every year and breathtaking nature.

The ideal place for outdoor yoga at sunrise while looking at the waves of Qbajjar Bay, hiking over cliffs and through beautiful valleys, meditation by the sea and other recharging activities that make you feel your best.

You can choose to stay in your own private apartment or in a beautiful hotel by the seaside, enjoying healthy food, daily yoga classes, meditation sessions, hiking or other activities in a tailor-made program designed to your needs.

Add on other outdoor activities such SUP, kayaking or mountain biking, then relax with a massage or a spa treatment. In your free time you can explore the local valleys, villages or visit Valletta or Comino.

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Yoga and Hiking Retreats in Spain

Yoga and Hiking Retreat in Altafulla

Begin your day with yoga practice, continue on with a delicious brunch after it and then you are off to a great start with the right energy for the rest of the day! Some afternoons we will go hiking along the beach or inland through protected pine forests.

Other afternoons we do a recuperative yoga practice (Yin Yoga, or Yoga with focus on healing sounds, organs, glands and chakras). During these sessions we also refine our breath and discuss interesting issues on yoga-philosophy.

Every day there will be enough time to experience local scenery and its beauty with all senses and fill up your body with new energy. The mild, mediterranean climate energises all year round. Get to know a different Spain, away from mass tourism!

The point is that you do what you like and enjoy all the guidance and support we provide. Once a week we offer a walk to the natural beach Waikiki, which is framed by stunning sandstone. This beach can only be reached by foot!

Altafulla has a mild, mediterranean climate all year round with a lot of sunshine. The summer heat rarely reaches above 30 °C and there is always a pleasant sea breeze blowing.

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Hiking and Wellness Retreats at Finca Parrilla, Andalucia

A perfect retreat to gain new energy with guided mountain hikes with spectacular views, afternoon yoga classes and organic cuisine with local food – all a perfect starting point for active experiences and better health.

Experience nature’s healing elements in a stunning mountain landscape with a unique and peaceful atmosphere. You will hike every day in the beautiful mountains of Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama, located in the province of Malaga / Granada.

The Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park is a mountain group filled with mountain peaks, streams, rivers, beaches, trails and cart roads.

From the coast of the Mediterranean, the mountains break up to the horizon with a spectacular array of peaks reaching up to 1500 meters above sea level. Here is lush nature with a unique plant kingdom. On many of the hikes you can see the white medieval villages and the blue Mediterranean as far as the eye can see.

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Five Night Yoga and Hiking Retreat in Altea

Escape to Spain for a five night yoga and hiking retreat, the perfect blend of two complementing exercises. 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.

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.

The retreat takes place in the coastal town of Altea, an hour north of Alicante. Altea is surrounded by coast hugging mountains that tumble to the sea and is considered to be one of the prettiest towns in this area with little white washed houses lining narrow cobbled streets, interesting artisan shops a stunning blue domed church and a gorgeous coastline. According to the World Health Organisation this is one of the healthiest places to on Earth!

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Hiking and Yoga Retreat in Cádiz

Nominated by Yoga Journal as the best retreat in Europe, Suryalila Retreat Centre, nestled into the rolling hills of Andalusia, is the perfect retreat from the hurry and worry of everyday life.

We have prepared a unique Five Day Hiking and Yoga Retreat for all nature lovers. Discover all the local treasures in Sierra de Grazalema with the help of very experienced guides while nurturing yourself at Suryalila Retreat Centre.

Our local eco tourism organisations, O-Live and Sierra Vida, will lead you on some magical hiking, birdwatching and biodiversity tours. The goal of this retreat is to help you deepen your yoga practice in a beautiful retreat environment while exploring the Spanish countryside through outdoor activities here in the breathtaking nature of Andalusia.

The nearby mountains of Sierra de Grazalema boast with more than 200 species of birds, 40 species of mammals, outstanding Mediterranean flora (including more than 30 species of orchids and the unique Spanish fir), 18 species of reptiles and 9 species of amphibians.

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Yoga and Hiking Retreats in Morocco

5 Night Hiking Retreat in the Atlas Mountains

Explore the Atlas Mountains of Morocco with a personal guide, through the Imlil and Azzaden Valley and Berben villages, along footpaths and mule tracks which mount through the lush, irrigated terraces, apple orchards and walnut groves to other villages, where you will have a glimpse into a way of life that has barely changed for centuries, and where traditional values and hospitality have been largely unaffected by the outside world.

Located just 90 minutes from Marrakech, the Kasbah is set within the Toubkal National Park below the towering flanks of Jbel Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa. It is a place of outstanding natural beauty, peace and seclusion.

The treks are adapted to your individual or groups level and pace with several treks of varying lengths to choose from. A picnic lunch en route will be provided on full day walks, otherwise lunch will be served at the lodge.

After your daily hikes, you can relax in the hammam and sleep in luxury accommodation at our two venues – the Azzaden Trekking Lodge and the Kasbah du Toubkal.

The Kasbah has panoramic views of the mountains, valleys and waterfalls and is reached by a short walk (15 min) or from the village of Imlil.

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Yoga and Hiking Retreats in Romania

Transylvania Hiking the “OM” Peak & Yoga Retreat

AKASHA YOGA RETREAT

If you like outdoor activities this hiking the ”OM” retreat is packed with them—plus some added relaxation, which you will definitely need as we’re going to try to summit the “OM” peak in one day.

The retreat overlooks the Piatra Craiului Mountains, a range in the Southern Carpathians that forms a narrow and saw-like ridge, about 25 km (16 mi) long. The highest elevation in the massif is the “Vârful La Om” at 2,238 metres (7,343 ft): the “OM” peak.

This is a challenging and rewarding climb, done at a steady pace with an experienced mountain guide. On your way up you may spot some wildlife! These mountains are quite famous for their incredible scenery—you may have seen them in the movie “Cold Mountain”, which was shot nearby. If it’s good enough for Nicole Kidman, it’s good enough for us!

As a guest you’ll have unlimited access to a Swedish Spa and infra red sauna + outdoor jacuzzi hot tub, both with views of the mountains. On arrival you can also book on demand body therapies, energy healing and massages.

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Having trouble choosing? Email us at retreats@soulseedmedia.com and we will help you find and book your perfect retreat. Check out our new Wellness Travel Shop for all your what to pack for a yoga and hiking retreat.