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8 Magical Yoga Retreats in Peru

8 Magical Yoga Retreats in Peru

Peru is one of the most spiritual countries worldwide, home to many sacred sites such as Machu Picchu and ​​the Sacred Valley. Spiritual seekers flock here to experience the tranquil atmosphere, learn more about ancient Inca culture, and participate in traditional ayahuasca ceremonies. 

As you can imagine, this mystical country makes a serene spot for yoga. So, if you’re heading to this South American gem, why not join a Peru spiritual retreat while here? Check out the 10 best yoga retreats in Peru below.

Best Yoga Retreats in Peru

This selection of hand-picked yoga retreats in Peru range from profound spiritual experiences in the Amazon to laid-back surf and yoga holidays along the coast.

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6 Day Andean Inca Shamanism, Master Plants, and Yoga Retreat at Sacred Inca Portals in Calca, Cusco

Starting from: $990

If South American ceremonies and plant medicine intrigue you, this is the retreat for you. Over six days, you’ll participate in multiple traditions and workshops to access a deeper state of consciousness and tap into your higher self. In addition, you’ll start each day with Hatha yoga, breathwork and meditation, and end the trip with a 5 hour Inca trail pilgrimage.

On this Sacred Valley retreat, you’ll be visiting and sleeping in some of the holiest spots of the valley. One plant-based meal is provided each day based on the traditional ​​Andean diet of superfoods and local fruits. 

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7 Day Women’s Kiteboarding and Yoga Holiday in El Ñuro, Talara Province

Starting from: $1,150

This kiteboarding and yoga break on the Peruvian coast is one of the most exciting women’s-only yoga retreats in Peru. It takes place in the secluded El Nuro fisherman’s village on the North Shore, where you will stay with your new friends at the beachfront surf house. The retreat is perfect if you’ve never tried kiteboarding before or have practiced it just a few times. 

You’ll get 5 beginner-level kiteboarding lessons and evening yoga sessions tailored to stretching sore muscles caused by the watersport. The mornings are your time to explore the village, relax on the beach, or go for a hike. When you finish the retreat, you’ll get an International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certification so you can proudly show off your new skill.

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7 Day Ayahuasca, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat in the Amazon Rainforest, Iquitos, Loreto

Starting from: $1,190

If the Amazon rainforest intrigues you, spend some time exploring it in the comfort and safety of experienced guides on this 7-day retreat. You don’t have to slum it by camping with all the bugs and snakes either, as you’ll have your own cozy wood bungalow to rest your head at night. 

On this trip, you’ll have 9 Hatha yoga classes, 3 meditation sessions, and 3 shamanic ceremonies, along with group circles and guided jungle treks. You will also get an individual consultation with the shaman before and after the ceremony, so you’ll know exactly what to expect from the profound spiritual medicine. 

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7 Day Learn to Surf and Yoga in Punta Farallon, Mancora Area

Starting from: $750

For more of a chilled yoga retreat in Peru, head to the quiet beach town of Punta Farallon, where you can learn to surf while getting your yoga fix. The program consists of surf practice every morning, three relaxing Hatha yoga sessions, and plenty of free time. The relaxed schedule lets you hit up the waves on your own between classes, try another activity, or simply relax and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. 

The groups are small, with a maximum of 6 participants, making it an intimate and personalized experience. You’ll stay as a group at the boarding house, where you will share chef-prepared homemade meals. This is a fabulous retreat for making new friends and building lifelong connections. 

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3 Day Rejuvenating Meditation and Yoga Holiday in Limatambo, Cusco

Starting from: $1,040

If you’re backpacking through the country, why not stop off in Limatambo for a 3-day yoga retreat to restore and replenish your energy? This Peru yoga retreat is short, but it will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to continue your adventure. While here, you’ll enjoy daily Hatha Sivananda yoga and meditation, trips to the archeological sites of Killarumiyoq and Tarawasi, and plenty of time to explore on your own. 

The retreat is suitable for all levels, including beginners, and you can choose how deep you want to go into the practice. Those who are interested can join the morning mantra chanting sessions and spiritual discussions. You’ll stay in a homely bungalow with a log fireplace, hammocks, a large garden and will feast on three whole food meals a day.

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5 Day Vegetarian Cooking and Amazon Yoga Holiday in Tarapoto, San Martin

5 Day Vegetarian Cooking and Amazon Yoga Holiday in Tarapoto, San Martin

Starting from: $1,330

If you love food as much as you love yoga, this 5-day cooking and yoga vacation is one of the top yoga retreats in Peru for you. You’ll be staying in the Tambo Ilusion nature reserve in the Amazon Rainforest, where you’ll reconnect with yourself and Mother Earth. You’ll sleep in a rustic jungle bungalow at Tambo Ilusion Wellness Retreat Center, where you’ll practice Hatha yoga and meditation each afternoon.

All meals are included in the package, but what’s unique about this retreat is that you will prepare your own meals in the cooking classes and workshops. You’ll learn about vegetarian nutrition and create wholesome meals with simple ingredients. This will arm you with the knowledge and inspiration needed to feed yourself healthy, nourishing meals back home. 

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8 Day Machu Picchu Unlocked Wellness Holiday in Peru’s Sacred Valley

Starting from: $2,499

Do you dream of hiking Machu Picchu and exploring the Sacred Valley? If so, you’ll love this Machu Picchu yoga retreat which takes you on a trek through Machu and Huayna Picchu, in between exploring Cusco’s other sights and practicing yoga in tranquil spots.

You’ll move from place to place on this short backpacking-style holiday. Stops include Cristo Blanco and the Temple of the Moon, the salt mines at Willka Tika, and Pisac, Peru’s largest artisan market. After a day of exploration, you’ll wind down with some relaxing outdoor Hatha yoga before having dinner at your accommodation for the night.

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5 Day Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga and Meditation Holiday in Tarapoto, San Martin

Starting from: $1,410

This SUP yoga and meditation holiday makes a fun and refreshing retreat for those who want to switch up their yoga practice. Over five days, you’ll learn how to take your practice from the mat to the board and seriously test your balance. You’ll have premium quality SUP yoga equipment and top-notch instruction as you play around with shapes while floating in the lagoon.

This playful retreat is suitable for all-level yogis, including beginners. Aside from Hatha yoga, the program includes ​nutrition talks, herbal baths, an individual reiki session, guided nature walks, and various meditations. Your accommodation at the retreat center is a simple private wooden cabin with a heated shower. You’ll feast on seasonal vegetarian food three times a day and participate in a raw food cooking class, too.

Craving something a little different? Don’t miss the new retreats that are always being added to BookYogaRetreats!

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