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10 Best Yoga Retreats in Ubud, Bali

10 Best Yoga Retreats in Ubud, Bali

When people think of Bali, sultry images of sun-soaked beaches, exotic rainforests, thriving rice paddies, and yoga usually come to mind, and it’s a pretty accurate image. Bali is known for its mystical beauty, gorgeous culture, and local traditions and an Ubud retreat is an excellent way to experience it all.

While Bali has an abundance of yoga retreats, Ubud is where it all began and is now the main hub for all things yoga, health, and spirituality. Ubud is where you’ll find the most selection for yoga studios as well as retreats in the most tranquil settings.

Plan a magical Bali vacation with these yoga retreats in Ubud in mind and you’ll enjoy a trip that is unforgettable. As one of the best-known yoga destinations in the world, you’re bound to have an enlightening trip.

Top Ubud Yoga Retreats

Ubud is one of the top yoga and meditation destinations in the world. With a vast variety of lengths of stay and style options, everyone can find a retreat to fit their wants and needs. With so many things to do in Ubud, these retreats give you time to explore, allowing you to add on a short retreat to your stay in Ubud or fill your entire trip to Bali with relaxation.

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8-Day Wellness Yoga Retreat

This rejuvenating retreat is designed to bring your mind and body back into balance. This simplistic retreat includes daily yoga classes, meditation time, and 1 Balinese massage treatment. All your meals are included and follow a vegetarian diet. Various styles of yoga are practiced throughout your stay and all levels are welcome.

Your holiday also includes a cooking and chocolate making class, as well as several local excursions. Dive into the Balinese way of life and take a tour through the local school, a gorgeous temple, and the rice fields. At night you will be able to see all the fireflies twinkling in the sky.

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9 Day Authentic Yoga and Meditation Retreat

This 9-day holiday was created for you to rediscover yourself with daily yoga classes and meditation sessions. With more than just Hatha and vinyasa classes (and mediation too), you can enjoy Ayuverdic treatments, and self-development workshops so you can truly immerse yourself into a trip that is far from just sightseeing.

Each day on this retreat includes a different excursion to all of the top things to do in Ubud to ensure that you get to experience the culture, sights, sounds, and tastes of Ubud alongside your yoga practice and self-development reflections.

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5 Day Restore, Renew, Retreat and Kundalini Tantra Yoga

If you’ve never tried Kundalini yoga before, then perhaps now is the time! Kundalini yoga is a very energizing practice and this wellness retreat is the perfect option (and thus Kundalini yoga) to help those who are low on energy from daily life and are looking for a boost.

Treat yourself to 5 days of self-care and self-love through yoga classes, a sound healing meditation, purification ceremonies, and meals that will support your energy for this retreat and beyond after. This retreat is designed to be the launchpad for you creating the life that supports you and no longer drains you.

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7 Day Spiritual Awakening, Authentic Balinese Culture & Spa Yoga Retreat

Spend a week secluded and protected by lush rice fields at this epic yoga retreat centre. By the end of your stay, you’ll have a newfound appreciation for your mind, body, and spirit as well as nature. With this retreat, you will begin each morning with a yoga practice and throughout the week you’ll have a go at Tai Chi, martial arts, and chakra opening techniques, as well as spa treatments.

All meals are included with your stay as well as twice-daily cultural experiences and of course me-time is included in the schedule giving you plenty of time to relax and reflect between lessons and classes. Call it your own Eat, Pray, Love journey!

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4 Day Purification and Yoga Holiday

Who doesn’t like to escape every once in a while and to get back to themselves? This quick trip is one of the best Bali yoga retreats and includes daily Hatha yoga classes, daily breakfast, afternoon tea, Balinese massage, some excursions, and a shuttle to the centre of Ubud for further exploration.

During your free time, you can enjoy time in your private pool, taking in the stunning sights and sounds of the forest from your villa that is a part of a boutique desk. If you want to experience more of the Balinese culture you can always head into town and request additional excursions. This retreat can be as short as 3 days and as long as 8 too!

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5-Day Private Transformation Yoga Retreat

Small shifts in your life and yoga practice can electrify and transform your life. This program is meant to teach you that through daily yoga and meditation classes, and coaching and transformation sessions. Added bonuses include a session with a traditional Balinese healer as well as a 60-minute Balinese massage.

A simple, nutritious breakfast and detoxifying juices are included in your retreat package as well as an excursion to a traditional Balinese water purifying temple.

Just minutes from the heart of Ubud, your itinerary includes plenty of free time to explore, shop, and wander around town to immerse yourself in the beautiful Balinese culture. This is the perfect place to regain a sense of who you are and is one of the best private yoga retreats in Ubud.

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7-Day Women’s Luxury Private Yoga Retreat

Perfect for any solo or girls trip, this beautiful resort is the perfect place to tap back into your feminine. Your group will have daily meditation and yoga sessions, a self-care workshop, a personalized stone and jewelry workshop, and a Balinese massage. Various styles of yoga are practiced and any level of yoga ability is welcomed.

Your holiday also includes breakfast every day accompanied by fresh juice and an afternoon getting pampered with a spa treatment. You’ll even get to enjoy a day at a beautiful white sand beach where you can play and swim in the surf.

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3 Day 7 Chakra Meditation and Yin Yoga Therapy Retreat with Spiritual Counseling

This is one of the most unique retreats in Ubud. If you’re looking to stretch your views of yoga and the world we live in, you have found the retreat for you. Included in this eccentric program is a meet and greet with your yoga teacher followed by a sunset transformational meditation class, a sunrise yoga class with guided meditation and healing, an individual regression, and clairvoyance session as well as a private spiritual consciousness talk.

For meals, you have the option of adding them to your package but you are encouraged to tease and tantalize your tastebuds with the local food from nearby restaurants. This exclusive retreat is consistently considered one of the top retreats in Ubud.

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6 Day Beauty Inside Out Meditation and Yoga Holiday

This Ubud meditation retreat consists of an arrival prayer ceremony, daily yoga, and meditation sessions, Balinese body massages, a facial, and a Boreh massage and wrap. This enchanting wellness vacation provides you with an intimate cleaning and purification session with a High Priest as well as extra shuttles to town and beaches to explore in your free time.

You can choose to have your breakfast in your room or in the on-site restaurant and you’ll also experience afternoon tea time. This is one of the best yoga retreats in Ubud for rest and relaxation.

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11 Day Yoga Retreat with Sightseeing Tours, Healing Sessions and Photoshoots

Far from just yoga, this retreat is designed to not only help you relax but also to experience some of the best of Bali. This retreat is actually Ubud and beyond where you can kick back and enjoy the journey around Ubud and to other nearby destinations that includes visiting waterfalls, learning from healers on the Island of Gods, and even photoshoots!

You’ll enjoy yoga classes daily, a number of cultural and natural scenic excursions, lessons of healing practices from master guides, all transfers included, half a day of spa pampering, and even pick up and drop off from the airport. This retreat is welcome to all, teaches Hatha yoga, and is meant, most of all, to be fun.

 Whichever retreat experience you choose, you’ll leave restored and refreshed from spending time with like-minded people and a dedicated yoga teacher that will help you expand, in your mind, body and soul. Haven’t quite found the perfect retreat for you? Luckily there’s more!

Continue planning your trip to Bali or yoga holiday!