As the days get longer and the end of winter is nearly in sight, it's a great time to start planning your travel adventures for the summer. There's no better way to escape and truly relax, than including a little yoga in your itinerary. Finding yourself tucked away in an unfamiliar setting just seems to take your experience to a whole different level.
Whether you’re a budding yogi, a professional, or just looking for ways to develop wellness, here are our top six recommendations for the best places in the world to start your adventure.
Bali has to be high on a yogi’s bucket list. With its warm vibes, laid back atmosphere, and spiritual setting, Bali is one of the most perfect destinations to practice yoga.
Get ready to nourish your soul with yoga retreats overlooking scenic rice fields. Don’t forget to head over to the coast, dip your feet in soft sand, and soak in the sunlight for the complete experience.
Imagine refining your inner strength by the ocean on a paradise beach. Picture yourself as you practice yoga and meditation amidst the sound of calm waves.
This is exactly what you’ll get in this yogi paradise of Phuket. Yoga practices are all about tuning in to your body and withdrawing from life around you - this destination is ideal to achieve the peace that you are looking for.
This list won’t be complete without including the yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh. As the birthplace of yoga, this destination is where the roots of yogic traditions run the deepest. The spiritual practice of yoga is deeply embedded in the history, culture, and religions of India. There are an abundance of ashrams in Rishikesh, so you're guaranteed to find one that offers yoga and meditation style that suits your needs and taste.
Africa isn't famed for its yoga retreats, so its place on this list may come as a surprise. Morocco's exotic appeal to tourists, blended with strong yoga practice, creates a unique yoga destination to really consider.
Morocco’s yoga retreats often include other fun activities to such as surfing, steam baths, massages, and of course, beach time.
Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Like Morocco, Sri Lanka is relatively undiscovered as a yoga destination. However, its proximity to India makes its yoga culture just as rich and authentic. The year-long sunshine makes this a suitable location for a yoga escape any month of the year. With an abundance of wildlife and beautiful landscapes, where better to calm the soul than being surrounded by Mother Nature.
When you’re surrounded with Mexican jungle and the awe-inspiring Caribbean, it’s not too hard to connect to the Earth, feel rooted and relax. This is exactly what Tulum has to offer with it's stunning beaches. The amazing cuisine is just another reason to add Mexico to your list.
Fancy visiting any of these destinations? Or have you been already? Do you think we've missed one out? Share your thoughts in the comments below :)
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