One of the biggest challenges for a yoga teacher or group leader is finding a venue to host their group. If you have decided upon the location of your next retreat and are looking to bring your students to Bali, then no doubt you’ve started your research already, and have put together a list of requirements that are necessary to accommodate the needs of your program.
To help you in your search we share five of our favourite tried and tested wellness destinations around the Island of Bali, that are all set up and purpose built for retreats.
Komune Health and Fitness Resort specialises in helping to provide teachers and group leaders with a venue to conduct their own retreats, workshops, events and conferences for their own tribes!
Located directly on the beach it hosts the perfect oceanic backdrop for your retreats. Fully set up and equipped with beautiful accommodation, beach side pools, day beds for lounging, beach club, conference/meeting spaces, three yoga spaces, functional fitness and conventional fitness gym, organic gardens, healthy restaurant and cafe, private changing rooms, showers and amenities and a quiet adults only pool area and day spa.
They have some excellent value packages for group retreats which include full use of their on site facilities and free accommodation and financial incentives for the retreat organisers subject to a minimum of ten rooms. Info & details.
Svarga Loka translates as the “Good Kingdom” from the Hindu poem, Mahabharata. The meaning could not be more fitting for this stunning resort. Nestled on the sacred banks of the Campuhan River, Adiwana Svarga Loka combines the traditional beauty of Bali with luxury, while still maintaining a nurturing spirit.
The resort includes comfortable rooms, an advanced detox and wellness centre, a traditional Balinese spa, yoga and meditation halls, martial arts centre, healthy dining restaurant and relaxation pools.
Adiwana Svarga Loka is able to accommodate yoga retreats that include areal Yoga. Their Wantilan Yoga hall is specially designed to accommodate silks to be suspended. With Yoga mats, blocks and cushions included, as well as the option to offer more intimate sound healing or Kirtan gatherings in the Triloka Yoga Hall, this resort stands out by offering comfort, luxury and the tools you need to run a successful retreat.
Desa Seni is an eco village resort that provides an extraordinarily tranquil and natural setting in the middle of one of Bali’s hippest neighbourhoods.
It offers unique accommodations in a collection of fifteen original antique wood homes that have been imported from the many islands of Indonesia. Each house has its own individual history and has been completely and beautifully restored and refurbished.
Desa Seni means art village and you will live amidst original artefacts and antiques reflecting true Indonesian culture and heritage. The resort is built with recycled, repurposed, or sustainable products from local sources. 40% of the land at Desa Seni is set aside for organic farming, enabling them to produce about 80% of the fresh fruits and vegetables served at their restaurant. They also support the local economy and only works with local farmers and businesses, upholding the true tenets of community.
Yoga retreats and group packages are one of their specialties. Retreats have the exclusive use of their own studio. There are two different Studios – Trimurti Studio, representing the Hindu Trilogy, Brahma, Wisnu and Shiva and the Maha Devi Studi – representing the Great Goddess. Both studios overlook our organic vegetables gardens providing the perfect setting for a a yoga class.
Looking for a hidden gem of a place to host a yoga retreat in Bali? Ohana retreat is based in West Canggu where it’s quiet and peaceful and only a ten minute walk to the nearest beach.
At Ohana Retreat Bali, they offer a unique approach to accommodating their guests, which is expressed in their name: Ohana is Hawaiian for extended family.
Set peacefully at the end of a private road, this place combines the authenticity of a homestay with a premium boutique hotel. There’s a beautiful roof top with grape, rose and markisa vines as shade. The view is of Pererenan with its villas and rice fields, as well as the magnificent Indian Ocean.
By accommodating a maximum of 20 guests (in 6 rooms) there are no crowds at the exclusive and breezy rooftop bar (with sunset views of the Indian ocean or the poolside cafe).
There’s also an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, kitchen facilities and the cutest little spa. The modern, loft-style units are ideal for parties of 2-4 people. Each high-ceiling loft room includes 5-star mattresses (one King and two single), 1.5 bathrooms, and a whole lot more. They offer four of these units, as well as two deluxe rooms.
For an exclusive retreat in the privacy of your own home we have partnered with villa companies to provide you with a luxury setting, accommodation and all the extras you need from our on the ground wellbeing concierge service. You can begin your search for your luxury villa here and contact us directly for the best deals.
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