I don't know about you guys, but 2017 was one of the most insanely good, yet stressful, years to date! It was definitely a year of firsts, falling down, and exploring new paths. Safe to say those glasses of red, decadent Christmas dishes and soul-soothing desserts over the holidays were well deserved! But now we're thinking it's time to kick-start where we left off. And what better way to ring in the new year than a little rejuvenation, restoration and elevation in one of the most breathtakingly beautiful destinations on Earth. To help get you started, we’ve put together a list of our top dreamy retreat destinations for 2018. From luxury maxo-relaxo retreats in Tahiti to surfing and adventure retreats in Bali, there's something for everyone 🌴👻🌸
We're going to go ahead an dub this luxury Tahiti Yoga Retreat paradise on Earth. Located on the volcanically formed island of Moorea, turquoise waters shine brightly against the island's emerald green cliffs that stand boldly above the gorgeous lagoon. Here the private beach is protected from the elements, the waters teem with sea life and the gardens bloom with more than 200 species of tropical plants and trees. Immerse yourself in twice-daily yoga at dawn and dusk, get pampered, relax with a book, taste delicious local meals, watch dreamy sunsets, hike, swim with sharks and rays, go whale watching or try skydiving! Like we said, paradise on Earth.
No shocker that this Bali Yoga Retreat is our most sought-after destination and with good reason! This luxury clifftop retreat boasts panoramic ocean views over Bali’s southern limestone cliff-fringed rugged and is an oasis designed to truly rejuvenate and elevate the senses. Practice yoga, hike magnificent waterfalls, swim, surf, watch dreamy sunsets, get pampered, count the stars from the hammock, and fall asleep to the sound of the crashing waves.
Hot Damn! Okay, think awe-inspiring sunsets, turquoise waters, sparkling white sand beaches and fascinating landscapes over the fabled North Shore Oahu with this luxe tropical Hawaii Yoga Retreat. This is one of our top picks as it offer opportunity to immerse yourself in self-exploration, deepen your yoga practice and connect with friends, in the natural tranquility of Oahu's North Shore lifestyle. Oh and it's hosted at the award-winning luxury Turtle Bay Resort (Yep, from 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall'). Well away from the hustle of Honolulu and Waikiki, blessed with an unforgettable richness of nature that few places can claim.
Soak up sensual Italian summer with a slower vibe on this truly enchanting Italy Yoga Retreat. This retreat is nestled into the majestic ocean-facing cliffs of the most jaw-dropping coastline in the world, the picturesque Amalfi Coast. Immerse yourself in twice-daily yoga at dawn and dusk, panoramic ocean views and delicious meals to anchor your experience, what more could you ask for? This retreat offers amazing hiking with view overlooking the mediterranean, adventurous rock climbing, relaxing with a book in the hammock, taking a dip in the Tyrrhenian Sea, Island hopping around Capri by boat, or exploring Positano city. Leave this yoga retreat feeling inspired, revitalised, and probably with a healthy appreciation for good pasta and wine.
Rugged limestone coast plunging into azure blue water and white pebbled beach, need I say more? This Greece Yoga Retreat located on the island of Zakynthos offers miles (123 to be exact) of stunning vast blue coastline, caves and turquoise waters, and millennia of ancient history onshore. Places like this don’t exist anymore! Satisfy your natural wanderlust, enjoy sun-soaked days, surrounded by endless views of the deep blue Ionian sea. Immerse yourself in twice-daily yoga at dawn and dusk overlooking the emerald mediterranean sea, experience spectacular local cuisine, sea kayak magical hidden blue caves, snorkel with Loggerhead sea turtles off the Bay of Laganas, scuba dive tropical coral reefs, relaxing with a book, or taking a dip in the Mediterranean.