Yoga is much more than a type of exercise—it’s a tranquil, meditation activity that hails from centuries of history and offers a serene escape from outside life. The restorative practice is well-loved worldwide, which means it’s no surprise that luxury yoga studios know how to set the scene with beautiful natural surroundings or incredible interiors—or both—to further enhance the experience. Here are the most beautiful yoga studios and spots to practice your poses, around the world…
The remote and serene Amanoi retreat is frequented by A-listers and those wellness aficionados looking for a spa and meditation escape. Perched on the rugged landscape of Vietnam’s southern coast, the luxury retreat is greets you with its wellness offerings from the moment you step in with its temple-like Central Pavilion, which commands stunning nature views. Step out here for a moment away from any noise or disturbance, to practice your poses in peace.
Prices from US$3,818 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
Arō Ha, New Zealand
Nestled within the panoramic backdrop of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, Arō Ha is a holistic retreat that embraces the best of its pristine surroundings. That’s why the yoga studio showcases the beautiful landscape from its space, where guests can soak in the minimalistic-chic cabins with the turquoise waters only footsteps away. Famed for its immersive detox retreats, the secluded retreat is the perfect place to unwind and to appreciate the importance of self-healing.
Prices from US$3,470 for a five-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
Fivelements Habitat, Hong Kong
Wellness sanctuary Fivelements Habitat is an urban retreat in Hong Kong’s bustling Causeway Bay—which is hard to believe once you’re inside the 15,000 square-foot property, which features a stunning collection of yoga studios, meditation rooms and tea ceremony spaces. Become a member to attend unlimited classes in the expansive yoga studios, led by resident experts.
Prices from US$85 for a one-day retreat (no accommodation) | Book now on Compare Retreats
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
Another Vietnamese gem on our list is the restorative Six Senses Ninh Van Bay resort, an illusionist island escape which boasts impressive rock formations, white sand beach and a background of towering mountains. Wellness is at the core at this stunning retreat, with its dedicated yoga retreats. The Discover Yoga retreat takes you around the resort’s most beautiful yoga spots to take sun salutations to a whole new level.
Prices from US$1,278 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
Ananda in the Himalayas, India
Embark on a retreat in India, the birthplace of yoga. The mountain setting of the hideaway is flanked by its lush gardens, traditional white buildings and elegant interiors. Ananda in the Himalayas offers two yoga classes daily and you can make your way around the property to discover a plethora of pristine yoga settings.
Prices from US$1,650 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
COMO Maalifushi, The Maldives
In The Maldives’ Thaa Atoll, COMO Maalifushi is nestled in the archipelago’s southern reaches for a truly secluded retreat away from any urban noise. Start your mornings with sunrise yoga on the pier to watch the sky come to life as you practice your sun salutations in one of the most stunning destinations, surrounded by the crystal-clear Indian Ocean.
Prices from US$9,164 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats