Yoga Retreat Thailand: Where to go?

The Yoga Retreat Thailand trend is here to stay. And escaping to yoga retreats in Thailand mid-Winter is the perfect solo adventure.

Koh Phangan, Thailand

Dreaming of Thailand yoga retreats, delicious food and the smell of chili in the air, bustling night markets, buddhist temples, Thai massage, and beautiful beaches? I sure as hell am. I think it’s safe to say Thailand evokes more or less the same few idyllic things for everyone, with good reason: it’s the perfect place to come relax and find inner peace. But one thing that’s currently gaining popularity is the Yoga Retreat Thailand trend, including many excellent yoga retreat Bangkok options for those in search of a city break. Escaping for yoga retreats during your Thailand itinerary mid-Winter is a great solo adventure and the perfect way to experience those magical holiday vibes you’ve been craving, but with a restful and invigorating twist of a health holiday, you won’t forget.

Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” is one of my favorite yoga quotes as it encapsulates so much of the magic there is to be found in a Thailand yoga retreat, or anywhere else.

When picking from the vast Yoga Retreat Thailand throng of offers, most people will opt for the southern islands as their yoga destinations, which makes total sense. But there are so many other places to visit in Thailand! I’ve also included a few retreats up north if you prefer that area. I love Chiang Mai too! Beware that the rainy season in Thailand is between July and October. The best time to travel is from November to April which is generally considered the dry season. Coincides with the best time to get away from your daily life in the Northern hemisphere!

Don’t forget your travel insurance!

And since you will likely be commuting through Bangkok upon arrival, here are some more handy resources I wrote about which might be helpful:


* Where to stay in Bangkok (hotels)
* Best hostels Bangkok guide
* Vegan Bangkok guide


Best Yoga Retreat Thailand: Where to go?


Wonderland Healing Center Wellness Retreat

Koh Phangan, Southern Thailand

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I’ve written about Koh Phangan Yoga as my magical place for healing my mental health, and it remains my favorite spot for yoga retreats Thailand holiday. Wonderland Healing Center offers 16 days of detoxifying and rejuvenation yoga and meditation classes to help you get rid of bodily toxins inside and out. Ultimately, with these practices guests can achieve a refreshed body, mind, and spirit. This meditation retreat in Thailand is settled in a beautiful garden with spectacular views of the mountains. Each accommodation is fully equipped with air conditioning, safe box, Wi-Fi, and comfortable mattresses. Along with the premises, it houses a herbal steam sauna, two yoga halls, and infinity pools where guests can enjoy the view, relax, and enjoy the wonders of nature. You can read my vegan Koh Phagan guide here if you’re not already convinced.

Duration: 4 to 12 days
Price: From $152
Closest Airport: Koh Samui
Airport pick-up included? No
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Yes, it’s all vegan!

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Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort Yoga School

Phuket, Southern Thailand

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Phuket can need a little navigating to find peaceful corners, but it is also very beautiful. Mangosteen offers retreats in four-star, adult-only accommodations, and retreats range from three to 15 days. A cleansing yoga retreat at Mangosteen is pretty much all you need to recharge your battery and attain optimal vitality to come back home a new and refreshed human. Guests will have the chance to be guided by the excellent Ayurveda Spa Team through different forms of yoga from simple Hatha stretches to more extensive types of practice. This yoga retreat Thailand offers guests accommodation fitted with unique interiors, painted with warm-coloured hues, earthy wooden furniture. One of the best places to unwind then party, or vice versa 😉

Duration: 3 to 15 days
Price: From $313
Closest Airport: Phuket
Airport pick-up included? Available for $38
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Yes

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Visit Natural Detox Resort

Koh Samui, Southern Thailand

Koh Samui has really great amenities all over and is a great place to start if you’ve never been to Thailand and are feeling less adventurous. It has its own airport for a start. Natural Detox Resort offers retreats in eight and 15 days format, all offering a great yoga practice that will keep you fit and help you achieve that peace of mind you’ve been seeking. The detox retreat will gently whip you into a healthy balanced lifestyle through cardio exercises and delicious healthy eating. There are a lot of yoga retreats in Thailand but what makes this yoga retreat different is their approach to making their guests feel like family. During your stay, local staff will know your name by heart and take care of you like you are one of their own. Rooms are clean, equipped with a king-size bed, air conditioning, and bathroom with hot water.

Duration: 8 to 29 days, including a yoga teacher training
Price: From $506
Closest Airport: Koh Samui
Airport pick-up included? Available for $19
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Yes

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Muay Thai Battle Conquer Gym

Phetchabun, Northern Thailand

Now for something a little different, why not consider 21 days of Muay Thai, yoga, and meditation, and come back home ready to kick some serious asses. Set in the idyllic farmland village of the Phetchabun province, you will be living with a friendly Thai family and get a real taste of the Thai culture. Gym facilities and Noi’s Café are just a stone throw away from the village. If Muay Thai is not enough to get your adrenaline pumping, this camp also offers raft riding on its largest lake. If you’re the active type and can’t quite pick your poison, why not do it all at one of the most varied and well-regarded yoga retreats in Thailand.

Duration: 10 to 30 days
Price: From $787
Closest Airport: Don Mueang International Airport
Airport pick-up included? Available for $79
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Please contact the organizer

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Samahita Retreat

Koh Samui, Southern Thailand

The integrated YogaCoreCycle, Samahita Retreat’s famous program, includes a six-day fitness yoga retreat amongst several other offerings. In these six days, guests will get to enjoy the benefits of empowering their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Set in the tropical island of Koh Samui, Samahita Retreat offers eco-friendly accommodations built with the use of natural lighting, cross-ventilation, mosquito screens, air conditioning, and rainwater harvesting. In your free time, have a boat trip to a neighboring secluded island and enjoy snorkeling.

Duration: 4 to 14 days
Price: From $534
Closest Airport: Koh Samui
Airport pick-up included? Available for $31
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: On request

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Island Yoga Thailand

Koh Yao Noi, Southern Thailand

Island Yoga Thailand offers four, six, or eight days of their Full Spectrum program which includes body-mind rejuvenation through Qigong, Asana, mantras, sacred chants, and pranayama. The goal of this program is to help you gain a progressive spiritual awakening so you can discover your profound purpose in life, achieve creativity, and increase your overall self-awareness. Island Yoga offers an affordable retreat accommodation at its Nature Lodge resort. The rooms are clean and equipped with air conditioning, bathroom, and mosquito nets.

Duration: 3 to 11 days
Price: From $107
Closest Airport: Phuket
Airport pick-up included? Available for $27
Skill Levels: Good for all yoga practitioners, including yoga teachers
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Please contact the organizer

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Mind Yoga Retreat Bangkok

Bangkok

One of the few yoga retreats in Thailand that’s set in the vicinity of Bangkok, Mind Yoga Retreat offers a four-day mini-meditation and yoga retreat that’s also very affordable. The program includes different classes that are suitable for the beginner or advanced yogis seeking a quick escape from their daily routines to improve their overall health. The eco-resorts offers three nights of accommodation and wellness programs that include Hatha, Vinyasa yoga, Yin, and Yin Yang yoga with daily yoga classes, detox programs, and meditation sessions. Airport transfer is also available from Don Mueang, making this retreat super convenient too.

Duration: 11 days
Price: From $2,000
Closest Airport: Bangkok
Airport pick-up included? No
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Please contact the organizer

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Amayen Sanctuary

Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand

Located in the lush and peaceful Chiang Mai Province, Amayen Sanctuary Yoga Retreat Thailand offers a holistic approach to meditation to their guests. In these four to ten days of retreat, you will experience a restorative healing process from within your mind and body. Friendly professionals will guide you through daily yoga sessions, tai chi, meditations, and mindful breathing. In your free time, lounge by the outdoor pool and soak up the fresh mountain air. Did I mention, daily vegan meals, outdoor swimming pool, and access to hot springs? For more information on Chiang Mai, read my vegan Chiang Mai guide and my Hostels Chaing Mai guide.

Duration: 4 to 30 days
Price: From $156
Closest Airport: Chiang Mai
Airport pick-up included? No
Skill Level: Good for all yoga practitioners
Languages: English
Vegan Friendly?: Please contact the organizer

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For more yoga retreat inspiration, I’ve also got these articles too:

* Best India yoga retreats
* Yoga retreat in Europe guide
* Best yoga retreats Bali guide
* Yoga retreat Costa Rica guide
* Womens-only retreats guide
* Silent and meditation retreats


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