Thai Yoga Retreats

The 7 Best Yoga Retreats In Thailand

Thai yoga retreats are famous all over the world for being great places to heal the body and mind. You can improve how you feel both inside and out with the help of some of the best yoga instructors in the world.

With so many to choose from, we wanted to pick seven of the very best Thai yoga retreats. The places that are great value, offer world-class service and will have you feeling like a million dollars.

If you throw in the fact that Thailand is relatively affordable when you get there, the super friendly locals and the great food, this could be the break of a lifetime. Here are some of the best yoga studios in Thailand to choose from…

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1. Vikasa – Koh Samui

Perched high over the rocks with stunning sweeping views, this is as spectacular a Thai yoga retreat as you are ever going to find. They aim to offer a transformational, inspiring, and life-changing experience, with courses for students and yoga teachers alike.

The hub of the experience is the restaurant where they serve world class food with a heavy focus on vegan dishes. You can try all sorts of yoga here, from yoga for beginners to vinyasa yoga.

2. Suan Sati – Chiang Mai

This retreat is a place where you can really escape it all and get back to nature.

Built on a permaculture site located just outside of the ancient city of Chiang Mai, they offer various courses on yoga practise of all levels, including intensive training to become a teacher.

The rooms are simple, the sense of community superb and the views that you get to wake up to every single day are life changing.

3. Wonderland Healing Centre – Koh Pha Ngan

This magical island is a natural place to come and heal the body and mind and few venues tick as many boxes as this. You can perfect your yoga asanas in no time here!

As well as yoga, all their food is vegan and they also focus on detox and meditation. A great pool to chill by and communal areas mean you’ll make some lifelong friends when here too.

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4. Mahasiddha Yoga – Chiang Mai

They run everything from single classes to full workshops and retreats, making this the ideal place for people of all standards to come.

All their teachers are qualified at Atman International Federation of Yoga and Meditation and are super engaging. It’s a great place to come for fans of kundalini yoga, with a similar ethos here.

They offer many five day retreats, including a silent meditation retreat which is known for its restorative effects. Love hot yoga? Doing it in the Thai sunshine is even better.

5. Museflower Retreat – Chiang Rai

Museflower Retreat is a holistic vegetarian wellness retreat that has a focus on sustainability, which will help you get back at one with nature.

The whole pace of life feels like it slows down here and it allows you to quickly become one with yourself. A typical course costs around $500 for 4-5 days – money well spent when you leave here completely refreshed in body and mind.

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6. Absolute Sanctuary – Koh Samui

This is a Moroccan-inspired getaway that is all about getting you fit, healthy, eating well and feeling good. There’s a mix of Hot Yoga, Reformer Pilates, Yoga Workshops, Mat Pilates and Yin Yoga.

As well as yoga, they offer sports sessions, spa, wellness and some of the healthiest and tastiest food you could wish for.

Typical retreats last for between 5-7 days and range in price from $1500-1800. If you want some luxury with your Thai yoga retreat this is the spot for you.

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7. Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort – Phuket

This great Thai yoga retreat on the island of Phuket offers five different yoga retreat programmes to choose from. A unique combination of vegan meals (non-vegan option available) and life drinks, spa treatments, two daily yoga and meditation sessions allow you to achieve your well-being targets in a very relaxing, luxury environment

There’s re-energising sessions as well as balancing and relaxing classes, making it one of the best Thai Yoga Retreats.

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Big 7 Travel Team