The Best 2021 Retreats for Couples

13th April 2021

Couples who travel together stay together – as the old saying goes. Although I’m not quite a prime example of that myself. So how about going on retreats for couples together?

Not only does a couple holiday allow you to create some amazing memories with your other half, but it also helps to increase communication, trust, and intimacy in a relationship. Especially if the trip you’re taking is a specialized retreat for couples.

On a couples retreat, you’ll be able to spend some uninterrupted quality time together away from your normal routines and reconnect with each other in a unique and beautiful setting.

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Whether you’ve only been together for a few months or you’re celebrating your golden wedding anniversary, a couples retreat – or a marriage retreat – is guaranteed to add a little romance and reignite that spark that all too often gets dulled by the monotony and stresses of everyday life.

Below are some fantastic 2021 retreats for couples – from eating in Italy to spiritual healing in India – that are sure to renew your relationship this year…

7 of the best retreats for couples

3 Day Transformational Couples Retreat in Floyd, Virginia

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Embark on a transformational journey together on a couples retreat at the Anahata Education Center, set within the calming natural beauty of Floyd, Virginia. This couples retreat is completely personalized to you and begins with a consultation where you can tailor your schedule to your own unique needs as a couple.

You can work with a member of the Anahata team to embark on a healing journey through personalized yoga instruction, Aromatherapy massage, Reiki, sound healing, meditation, couples deepening sessions, and more. Or you can choose to simply take time out to spend together in private, making the most of the center’s fantastic amenities including kayaking on the Little River, relaxing in the hot tub, and exploring the many scenic walking trails nearby.

Style: Transformational Couples Retreat
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Price: From $1,260 per couple
Closest Airport: Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (48 km)
Airport pick up included? No, can be added on for $50 per person
Languages: English, German and Spanish
Vegan Friendly? Yes

5 Days New Year’s Eve & Culinary Holiday in Umbria

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If you’re thinking of heading on a romantic retreat over the Christmas holidays, look no further than this culinary couple holiday in the Italian region of Umbria. On this laid-back culinary escape, you’ll get to stay in a charming working farm in the heart of Umbria, set peacefully in between the olive groves, vineyards and orchards of the surrounding countryside.

You’ll spend your days learning how to make delicious regional delicacies, using the freshest products from local producers, during several hands-on cooking classes with your local host Rafaella. Is there anything that brings people together more than food?

In between all of the cooking and eating (of course), you’ll also get to go on fun excursions to see the largest Christmas tree in the world in nearby Gubbio and the famous Monumental Nativity Scene uniquely sat in underground vaults in Città Della Pieve. This couples retreat is guaranteed to get you both in a festive mood!

Style: Christmas/NYE Culinary Couples Retreat
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Price: From $1,717
Closest Airport: Perugia San Francesco d’Assisi (11km)
Airport pick up included? No, can be added on for $18 per person.
Languages: English and Italian.
Vegan Friendly? Yes

4 Day Wellness Couples Holiday in Tabanan, Bali

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Could there be a more perfect spot for a romantic couples retreat than the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali? This relaxing 4-day honeymoon retreat takes place at the magical Bali Green Retreat and Spa in Tabanan and is the ultimate holiday for couples looking for a little slice of paradise.

As well as enjoying daily yoga, meditation and plenty of relaxing spa treatments together, you’ll also get to explore the surrounding area, with optional excursions to the local village, trekking through the famous rice terraces, visiting waterfalls, and even a trip to the slightly further afield town of Ubud. You’ll also be treated to a romantic candlelight dinner in a private gazebo with a tasty three-course Balinese menu.

Style: Wellness, Yoga & Meditation Couples Retreat.
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Price: From $790 per couple.
Closest Airport: Ngurah Rai International Airport (34km).
Airport pick up included? Yes.
Languages: English and Indonesian.
Vegan Friendly? Yes.

3 Day Yoga & Hiking Retreat in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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When looking for a couples retreat near me here in Germany, I came across this fantastic 3-day yoga and hiking retreat for couples in the Stromberg Nature Park in Baden-Württemberg.

Run by trained yoga teachers Claudia and Hans-Peter, these couple retreats will help you to embrace the principle of active relaxation through attention training. With regular yoga sessions and ‘soul exercises,’ you’ll learn to relax your mind and body, while a planned schedule of activities including hiking and cycling in the beautiful surrounding park will give you the chance to connect with nature and with each other.

Style: Yoga & Hiking Couples Retreat.
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Price: From $307 per couple.
Closest Airport: Stuttgart Airport (43km).
Airport pick up included? No, but can be added on for €30 per person.
Languages: German, English and Spanish.
Vegan Friendly? On request

5 Day Yoga, Wellness and Hiking Retreat in Utah, USA

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Located in beautiful southern Utah, this 5-day yoga and hiking retreat is perfect for couples looking to refresh their mind, body, and soul and get in touch with nature.

The retreat features morning yoga sessions, guided meditation, and wellness workshops led by top professionals in the field, as well as daily hikes amongst the breath-taking scenery of close by Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. In your downtime, you’ll also be able to enjoy the amenities of the luxury cabin which include a large deck with incredible views and a relaxing hot tub.

This way if you’re looking for more yoga retreats in USA.

Style: Yoga & Hiking Couples Retreat.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Price: From $2,995 per couple.
Closest Airport: Salt Lake City International Airport (399km)
Airport pick up included? Yes.
Languages: English.
Vegan Friendly? On request.

8 Day Romantic Yoga Holiday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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One of the longest couple holidays on this list, this 8-day romantic yoga holiday in Mexico is ideal for couples looking to spend as much quality time together as possible in a beautiful setting by the beach. Although targeted towards honeymooners, this retreat is a great option for anyone looking for a romantic couples holiday.

The Xinalani Retreat is an eco-resort located on Mexico’s Pacific coast, with stunning sea view rooms – many of which have their own private terrace or balcony – and a program of twice daily yoga, relaxing massages and spa treatments, wilderness trekking, hiking, and plenty of watersports at the pristine beach nearby. The perfect mix of relaxation and adventure.

Then to add an extra sprinkle of romance, the couples retreat package also comes with a bottle of champagne and flowers on arrival and a romantic dinner on the beach with wine.

Style: Yoga & Surf Camp Couples Retreat.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Price: From $3,999 per couple.
Closest Airport: Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (22km).
Airport pick up included? Yes.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Vegan Friendly? On request.

4 Day Private Spirituality Healing Retreat in Goa, India

couple retreat in goa

The final pick on my list of the best retreats for couples in 2021 is this private 4-day spirituality healing retreat in Goa, India.

This luxury couples retreat is run by European couple Tanya and Michael of Move BeYond, who use their extensive knowledge and experience as Master healers to offer private transformative and Tantra retreats for couples at their ashram on Goa’s gorgeous Patnem beach.

Through a personally tailored program of yoga, meditation, Reiki, clairvoyance sessions, and unique spiritual teachings, this retreat will help you to take your relationship to the next level by teaching you how to really open your heart and release any negative habits. After 4 days with Tanya and Michael, you’re sure to leave feeling more at peace with yourself and much happier and stronger in your relationship with each other.

Style: Private Spiritual Healing Couples Retreat.
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Price: From $2,980.
Closest Airport: Goa International Airport (47km).
Airport pick up included? No, but can be added on for $30 per person.
Languages: English.
Vegan Friendly? Yes.

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