5 Blissful Yoga Retreats in Southeast Asia For Solo Travellers

Travelling solo can be an intimidating thought, especially for those who are used to group holidays or family trips. However, giving yourself some intensive ‘me’ time can be one of the easiest ways to truly unwind—and there’s no better place to do that than on a yoga retreatWe’ve rounded up some of the best places in Southeast Asia to regain that inward focus and balance body and mind on a healthy holiday programme for one. Whether you’re looking to meet new people or simply escape for a little while, these solo yoga retreats will give you the zen you’ve been searching for.

Some experiences are better on your own | Image courtesy of Kamalaya
Image courtesy of Kamalaya

Kamalaya: Personal Yoga Synergy Retreat

Nestled just around the corner from Laem Set beach, Koh Samui’s Kamalaya resort offers everything you’d need and more from a solo yoga retreat. Ranging from three to seven nights, the Personal Yoga Synergy programme includes three healthy meals each day (with guests given the choice from a detox diet or healthy, à la carte options). After your pre-arrival wellness consultation, you’ll be geared up and ready to go—but we promise it isn’t all work and no play here. With a selection of massages to choose from, pranayama, private yoga sessions and an Indian head massage for the longer retreats, you’ll have nothing but time for inward, personal reflections. 

Book Kamalaya today on Compare Retreats

solo retreats, singles wellness escapes, yoga retreats
Image courtesy of REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort

REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort: Destress & Relax Retreat

Enjoy a little self-care escape with the three-day Destress & Relax programme at REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort, Bali. Nestled in the luxury enclave Nusa Dua, the holistic retreat’s three pillars—fitness (MOVEŌ), spa relaxation (REMISSIŌ) and nutrition (NŪTRIŌ)—offer guests a bespoke wellness journey, with a selection of activities for guests to choose from, like yoga, pilates and boxing. The beauty of this programme is that you decide how much and how little you do—so whether you want to chill by the pool from dusk ’til dawn or sweat it out nine-to-five, the choice is yours.

Book REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort on Compare Retreats

Solo sunsets | Image courtesy of Chiva Som
Image courtesy of Chiva Som

Chiva-Som: Yoga For Life Retreat

Kickstarting a new healthy habit may best be achieved alone, but Chiva-Som is there to lend a helping hand, making the process as comfortable as possible. With retreat packages ranging from three to 14 nights, the Yoga For Life programmes offers solo guests a whole host of cleansing techniques to learn from and take forward in their daily lives. With delicious, healthy local cuisine on site at this award-winning spa and resort in Hua Hin, you’ll be recharged and ready for a day of yoga, meditative practice, and pranayama. After a full day’s soul searching, resting your head has never been so easy than at this stunning beachside resort. 

Book Chiva-Som today on Compare Retreats

solo retreats bali singles wellness escape
Image courtesy of Ocean Soul

Ocean Soul: Surf and Yoga Retreat

This retreat is for ladies only, we’re afraid, but that also makes it the perfect place for solo female travellers to meet and connect with fellow women. This yoga and surfing retreat welcomes all women regardless of skill level to join a six-day programme of morning yoga and daily surfing lessons, enabling retreat guests to challenge themselves, reconnect to nature and build self-confidence. Not so keen on hitting the waves? Not a problem: Ocean Soul also offers a yoga and Pilates programme and a dedicated yoga retreat.

Book Ocean Soul today on Compare Retreats

 

solo retreats, singles wellness escapes, yoga retreats
Image courtesy of Amanjiwo

Amanjiwo: The Quest for Personal Mastery Retreat

Fancy treating yourself? For a super-luxe yoga escape, Amanjiwo will provide you with the kind of transformational journey that solo trips are made of. Located a stone’s throw from Borobudur, one of Indonesia’s must-see ancient temples and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the retreat includes daily yoga and meditation alongside consultations with a Javanese Shaman and master healer and an astrology session with a local Spiritual master. If you’re feeling stuck or looking for a new direction, this retreat could be the perfect opportunity to find a brand new perspective—in your five-star luxury suite, of course.

Book Amanjiwo on Compare Retreats today

Find more luxury solo retreats on Compare Retreats today

Amanda Sheppard

The former Art & Culture editor at Time Out Hong Kong magazine, Amanda is a freelance lifestyle writer based in Asia's world city. Amanda grew up in Asia, loves hiking, stand up paddle boarding, and a day well spent outdoors. Her last holiday sunrise trekking along Indonesian volcanic landscapes gave her a taste of the healthy holiday bug, and she’s been on the lookout for her next great adventure ever since.

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.