When people think of Bali, sultry images of sun-soaked beaches, exotic rainforests, thriving rice paddies, and yoga usually come to mind. Having lived in Bali myself, it’s a pretty accurate image!
Bali is known for its mystical beauty, welcoming culture, and local traditions. 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 offers a vast variety of retreat lengths and style options, to fit you retreat 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.
Editor’s Promise: All retreats are hand-picked by a writer who practices yoga. Choices are made based on a mix of styles offered, reviews, and availability from my trusted partners BookYogaRetreats and BookRetreats.
8-Day Wellness Yoga Retreat
This rejuvenating retreat is designed to bring your mind and body back into balance and welcomes all levels of practitioners. This simplistic retreat includes various styles of daily yoga classes, meditation time, and one Balinese massage treatment. All your meals are included and follow a vegetarian diet.
Your holiday also includes a cooking and chocolate-making class and 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 before you enjoy a restful sleep.
9 Day Authentic Yoga and Meditation Retreat
This yoga holiday was created for you to rediscover yourself through daily yoga classes and meditation sessions. Hatha and Vinyasa classes may be the highlight, but meditation is also included. Plus, you can enjoy Ayurvedic treatments, and self-development workshops so you can immerse yourself into a trip that is far from just sightseeing.
Each day includes a different excursion to all of the must-see sights 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 to help those who are low on energy 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 during this retreat and beyond. This retreat is designed to be the launchpad for you creating the life that supports you and no longer drains you.
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 center. By the end of your stay, you’ll have a newfound appreciation for your mind, body, spirit, and nature. On this retreat, 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, plus spa treatments.
All meals are included with your stay, twice-daily cultural experiences and of course, me-time is included in the schedule. You’ll have plenty of time to relax and reflect between lessons and classes. Call it your own Eat, Pray, Love journey!
4 Day Purification and Yoga Holiday
Who doesn’t like to escape every once in a while and get back to themselves? This quick trip is one of the best Bali yoga retreats and includes daily Hatha yoga classes, breakfast, afternoon tea, a Balinese massage, fun excursions, and a shuttle to the center 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 which is part of a boutique deck. 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 three days and as long as eight!
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 just that through daily yoga and meditation classes, plus coaching and transformation sessions. Added bonuses include a session with a traditional Balinese healer and a relaxing 60-minute Balinese massage.
A simple, nutritious breakfast and detoxifying juices are included in your retreat package, along with 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.
7-Day Women’s Luxury Private Yoga Retreat
Perfect for any solo or girl’s 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.
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 Ubud retreats for rest and relaxation.
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. Get to explore Ubud and beyond where you can kick back and enjoy the journey around town and to other nearby destinations that include visiting waterfalls, learning from healers, and even photoshoots!
You’ll enjoy yoga classes daily, a number of cultural and natural scenic excursions, lessons of healing practices from master guides, 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.