Yoga can do wonders for the tired body and mind, especially if you practice it in a place that calms the spirit. Here we present our top picks of yoga retreats in some of Asia’s most picturesque locations.
Located on Vinh Hy Bay, Amanoi is a five-star resort that offers contemporary villas overlooking the sea or the lush forests of a surrounding national park.
While there’s no shortage of fun things to do in and around the resort, a stay at Amanoi wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the resort’s spa which offers yoga programs that bring balance to the mind and body.
Guests aren’t limited to just one type of yoga. The retreat has a treatment called Movement Mindfulness and Stress Control that incorporates yoga with a variety of therapies. If yoga isn’t your cup of tea, you can try Tai Chi, guided meditation, and even kick boxing.
Ttucked away in the foothills of the mountains is Ananda in The Himalayas, one of India’s most luxurious spa and wellness retreats.
Surrounded by lush forests and overlooking the sacred Ganges river, Ananda strives to help guests with whatever ailments they may have—be it sleeping problems, weight loss, and even diabetes, through holistic traditional techniques that include Ayurveda, yoga, and Vedanta, along with a variety of other wellness experiences.
Yoga enthusiasts staying at Ananda may want to try two of the retreat’s yoga experiences: the Yogic Detox and Yoga program. Starting at seven nights, the Yogic Detox uses posture and and yogic breathing to start the body’s healing process. The Yoga program on the other hand helps practitioners by enhancing their clarity of thought, a necessity for those who want to elevate their practice.