EXOTIC YOGA RETREATS

Exotic Yoga Retreats blend yoga and inner discovery — with sensory experiences of visual beauty, healthy sumptuous cuisine, cultural enrichment and outdoor adventure.

 

Our brand of luxury yoga retreats

We curate deep retreats in beautiful places — where simplicity and luxury meet in perect harmony. Our villas, resorts and boutique hotels are mostly 4-5 star level with an occasional simpler venue that has that “magical something” that elevates the spirit and opens our heart. While our retreats are luxurious, and our gourmet cuisine and wines a pleasure to experience, we understand that true luxury is health in body and serenity in mind. Towards this, our teachers are highly trained and experienced to bring you into your deepest experience of body and mind opening. Exotic Yoga Retreats offer healthy holidays that are deep retreats—wrapped in a little luxury!

Healthy hedonism & mindful enjoyment

On Exotic Yoga Retreats we guide and invite you to explore the art of Healthy Hedonism: savoring food and wine with mindfulness, delight and gratitude! “Hedonism,” comes from the Greek word for pleasure—and we believe you can enjoy a healthy dose of indulgence, while being mindful and moderate, using the tools yoga and meditation give you to listen in and respect your body’s natural rhythms and your mind’s presence.

What is the food like?

Our meals are gourmet: beautifully presented, healthy, local and whenever possible organic. There are always vegan and gluten-free options and, on most retreats, there are also meat and fish options. At mealtimes we emphasize moderation and “mindful savoring,” and while our retreats are not specifically geared toward losing weight, you may find that you return home a few pounds lighter.

Who comes on our retreats?

Our retreats are a perfect blend of solo travelers, couples, friends, sisters, and mother-daughter/son duos. If you are traveling by yourself, you will not be alone! If you are coming as a couple or with a friend, you will find time and space to enjoy precious time with and apart from the group.

Are beginners welcome?

Our retreats are open to people with all levels of yoga experience and physical ability. We welcome solo travelers, couples and friends from all walks of life and from around the world. What we ask of our participants—what we value—is that you bring an open mind and an earnest intention to be real, present, compassionate to yourself and kind to others—an overall willingness to be authentic and open.

Coming with someone who is not a yogi?

All of our activities, including yoga, are optional. We aspire to offer each guest a peak experience of health, relaxation and inner and outer exploration. Yoga can be a wonderful means of self-discovery, but we understand it’s not for everyone. We welcome you to enjoy a bike ride, a jog or a walk instead. What’s most important is to balance good health and good living, to enjoy nature, meet new people and spend quality time with those you love.

Who leads our Exotic Yoga Retreats?

Exotic Yoga Retreats hand-picks a small and select team of highly experienced teachers and inspirational leaders from a range of disciplines: Yoga instructors, artists, musicians, physicians, chefs and winemakers—offering you new ways to see the world differently!

Who we welcome on an Exotic Yoga Retreat?

Our retreats are open to people with all levels of yoga experience and physical ability. We welcome solo travelers, couples and friends from all walks of life and from around the world. What we ask of our participants—what we value—is that you bring an open mind and an earnest intention to be real, present, compassionate to yourself and kind to others—an overall willingness to be authentic and open.

What to Expect

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