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Bali Yoga Retreat Guide

There’s a reason Bali has become one of the world’s top wellness destinations for vegans and yoga lovers.

Not only does this small island offer delicious food, gorgeous landscapes, and beautiful temples, but it also has loads of yoga retreats that accommodate vegans. If this strikes your fancy, then this Yoga Retreat Bali Guide is for you!

What better place to do a retreat than in Bali, where you can gaze upon rice terraces and palm trees while you find your inner Om?

This guide to the best yoga retreats in Bali includes both short and long retreats that can suit all budgets. So, if you’re looking to relax over a short weekend getaway or spend a longer period of time finding your center, this guide is for you.

Best Budget Short Yoga Retreats in Bali

Mt. Batur Trekking and Yoga Retreat – Ubud, Bali

Bali Yoga Retreat in Ubud

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Astawa yoga retreat in Ubud Bali is a fantastic option if you’re looking for a quick getaway that combines relaxation yoga, meditation, and sightseeing.

This Bali yoga retreat includes daily yoga and meditation classes, a sunrise trek to the top of Mt. Batur volcano, a foot massage, and daily vegan breakfast. A 2-hour sunrise trek to Mt. Batur is an invigorating treat and offers spectacular views. Plus the guide will cook your vegan breakfast using the steam from the volcano!

  • Length: 3 days, 2 nights
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, a daily vegan organic breakfast is provided
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Yoga Adventure Retreat – Aling-Aling, North Bali

D'kailash Yoga Retreat in Bali

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This short spiritually focused retreat from Shanti Natural Panorama Retreat takes you away from the busy tourist-laden cities of Bali. It transports you to the North and gives you a chance to explore and enjoy the less-visited parts of Bali.

This Bali yoga retreat includes yoga sessions, meditation, and breathing classes. Also, there is a trek to Aling-Aling waterfalls with time to relax at the Blue Lagoon, and a daily vegan breakfast. They even encourage guests to cliff jump as an “extreme spiritual activity”!

This retreat is a great choice for those aching for a little adventure in between yoga and meditation sessions.

  • Closest City: Singaraja
  • Length: 3 days, 2 nights
  • Languages: English (the organizer also speaks Indonesian)
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement (including raw vegan and fruitarian)
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Best Budget Long Yoga Retreats in Bali

Soul Renewal Yoga Retreat – Gili Air, Indonesia

H2O Yoga Retreat in Bali Gili Air

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Just a short boat ride away from Bali, this week-long retreat in Gili Air features unlimited yoga and meditation classes, including aqua yoga. The island getaway offers a flexible itinerary where you can choose to relax or participate in as many of the activities as you like.

Also included in this retreat is a 1-hour massage, daily healthy breakfasts, two lunchtime meal tickets. Plus there’s an Indonesian cooking course, and you have access to a swimming pool and gluten-free café.

This is the perfect budget retreat that encourages you to find inner peace in whatever way that you choose; whether that be hanging out by the pool, doing yoga all morning, or lounging in a hammock.

  • Length: 7 days, 6 nights
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Yoga Wellness Holiday – Penarungan Village

Bali Yoga Retreat at Shanti Toya Ashram

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This relaxing Bali yoga retreat at Shanti Toya Ashram offers cultural experiences in addition to daily yoga and meditation classes. Also, since the retreat takes place in an intimate, jungle-surrounded setting, you can connect with mother-nature!

Partake in a Balinese offerings, join in on dance or cooking class, and tour the rice fields and temples in the area. And of course, with dynamic yoga, laughter yoga, Hatha, and Yin yoga, this retreat offers something for everyone. Plus, your stay in an ashram instead of a hotel gives a more communal feel to the whole experience.

  • Closest City: Ubud (25 minutes)
  • Length: 7 days, 6 nights
  • Languages: English (the organizer also speaks Indonesian)
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all meals are vegan by default
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Best Mid-Budget Short Yoga Retreats

Sacred Journey Meditation and Yoga Retreat – Munduk Valley

Atas Awan Retreat in Bali

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This Bali yoga retreat at Atas Awan is located in a special setting, a stunning valley with magnetic energy said to help you focus and search for inner self-knowledge. Also, this the unique location remains cooler than other parts of Bali, so you can truly feel comfortable without air conditioning or mosquito spray.

Guests stay in a wooden bungalow and can enjoy daily yoga and meditation classes, including singing bowl and candle mediation. Additionally, a personal trainer, an excursion to Sekumpul Waterfall, and daily vegan breakfasts are all included.

  • Closest City: Ubud (1 hour)
  • Length: 4 days, 3 nights
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Yoga and Meditation Retreat — Nusa Lembongan

Isla Indah Yoga Retreat in Bali

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Nusa Lembongan is a less busy version of Bali, easily accessible by boat. It proves to be an ideal destination for contemplation and relaxation.

Catering to all skill levels, this retreat offers unlimited yoga classes, daily vegan breakfasts, a massage treatment, and a return boat ticket.

Located near the beach, this is a great spot for surfing, snorkeling, or paddle boarding. The best part is you can enjoy the leisurely island life vibes in between yoga classes.

  • Length: 4 days, 3 nights
  • Skill Level: All levels, from beginner to advanced
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Best Mid-Budget Long Yoga Retreats

Offline Women Only Yoga, Meditation, Coaching, and Surf Holiday – Canggu

Be Kind Bali Yoga Retreat

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If you’ve ever wanted to completely unplug from technology and rediscover yourself, this retreat is calling your name. More than simply a yoga retreat, this women-only holiday focuses on self-love, women’s circles, mindful surfing, and holistic healing.

Daily yoga sessions are included as well as daily vegan breakfasts, meditation workshops, and transport around Canggu. Participants can enjoy small group interactions that focus on kindness and support.

If you’re feeling burnt out, stressed, or anxious from your everyday life, this is the Bali yoga retreat for you!

  • Length: 6 days, 5 nights
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Languages: English (the organizer also speaks Dutch and Indonesian)
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all food is vegan by default
  • Itinerary & Reviews

All You Need is Yoga Retreat – Ubud

Yoga Class at The Pandora Hotel in Bali

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Located in the middle of a rainforest near Ubud, the Pandora Hotel yoga retreat in Ubud is perfect if you’re seeking an individualized experience, as a customized itinerary will be created for you.

Enjoy staying in your own private villa with daily morning and afternoon yoga sessions. You’ll also get access to private guided meditation and healing consultations.

This retreat includes all meals, snacks, and drinks. Plus several Balinese massages and a purification ceremony in a holy water temple. If you’d rather stay in, you can enjoy lounging by the pool or relaxing in the meditation garden.

The best part of this retreat is that it’s tailored around your body’s specific needs and physical condition, so you’ll leave feeling rejuvenated and whole.

  • Length: 6 days, 5 nights
  • Skill Level: All levels, from beginner to advanced
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Best Luxury Short Yoga Retreats

Personal Epic 3 Day Wellness Burst – Ubud

Yoga at Six Elements in Bali

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Detox while enjoying beautiful views of the rice fields and tasting amazing vegan food! This is the best luxury Bali yoga retreat if you’re pressed for time.

6 Elements Retreats provides all the comforts to relax and unwind, all within walking distance of Ubud’s main attractions.

Enjoy various yoga classes of your choice, such as sound healing or ecstatic dance. You can also choose an itinerary that suits your needs through consultations with a nutritionist and mindfulness coach.

All meals, which are super healthy and mostly raw, are included. In addition to an excursion of your choice, you also receive a wellness treatment such as a massage or sauna.

  • Length: 4 days, 3 nights
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Ayurvedic Yoga Retreat with Massage and Spa Relaxation – Ubud

Blue Karma Yoga room

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The focus of this retreat at Blue Karma is on Ayurveda and includes an Ayurvedic consultation and Ayurvedic yoga massage offered as part of the package.

Surrounded by rainforest and rice fields, this retreat gives guests a taste of Balinese culture. A “Boreh” class – a Balinese ancestral warming balm herb preparation, and a “Jamu” class –  a preparation of curcuma healing drink are included.

Guests can partake in four yoga classes of various types including Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative, and Yoga Nidra at this retreat.  A spa treatment, daily breakfasts, afternoon tea & cake, and a daily morning walk are also included.

Experience all that Bali has to offer while feeling the healing powers of Ayurveda.

  • Length: 5 days, 4 nights
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Languages: English (the organizer also speaks French)
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all diets can be accommodated with prior arrangement
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Best Luxury Long Yoga Retreats

Life-Transforming Personalized Yoga and Raw Food Holiday in Bali — Ubud

Art of Life in Bali

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When a Bali yoga retreat claims to be “life-transforming”, you know you’re in for something unique.

The Art of Life retreat affords you the chance to stay in a tropical cottage and enjoy your own individualized program of yoga classes, art lessons, workshops, and excursions that suit your needs and interests. Highlights include sound healing sessions, raw chocolate making, sauna and movies nights, dance sessions, and meditation classes.

You’re encouraged to try a raw diet for a week, which makes this a great program for detoxing and improving health.

With several styles of yoga, you can choose which classes are right for you and which excursion in Ubud best suits your mood. With all the energy you’ll have from a raw food diet, you’ll be read to seek out all that Bali has to offer!

  • Length: 6 days, 5 nights
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Languages: English (the organizer also speaks Russian)
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all food is raw vegan by default
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Luxurious Rejuvenation, Meditation, and Yoga Holiday – Mambal

relaxing bath at Fivelements in Bali

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Fivelements has long been a highly regarded yoga destination and retreat for good reason. With gorgeous eco-luxurious rooms; gourmet vegan food; massage, energy, and healing sessions; and a focus on organic healing and wellness, this retreat is the ultimate getaway for pure relaxation and restoration.

With beginner yoga and meditation classes provided, this Bali yoga retreat also includes a wellness consultation, a sacred arts session, and water hydrotherapy. Also, considering this is more of a holistic experience you will be treated to healthy raw food while finding your inner balance and spiritual peace.

For the ultimate experience, do check out this fantastic retreat — you won’t regret it!

  • Closest City: (Ubud – 10 km away)
  • Length: 6 days, 5 nights
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Languages: English
  • Vegan Friendly?: Yes, all food is raw vegan by default
  • Itinerary & Reviews

Headed to Europe? Be sure to check out my guide to the best yoga retreats in Europe!

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