There is perhaps no better country for a yoga retreat than Mexico. With crystal clear waters, expansive beaches, friendly locals, attention to local food and culture, and a deep spiritual history, this country is a destination on many wish lists. It’s also home to a variety of yoga retreats – from classic retreats to more unusual ones, which include adventure activities like scuba diving and kite surfing. Check out the Top 10 Best Yoga Retreats in Mexico.
Tribal Yoga Tulum
Tribal Yoga Tulum is unique among yoga retreats in Mexico because they specialize in scuba diving and yoga. These two exercises go hand in hand to bring more focus to your breath. This is the ideal getaway for avid divers and those who have always wanted to learn to dive. Each retreat is specially and individually designed to suit the abilities, history and desires of the guests for their time in Tulum.
The program: Guests stay in a loft apartment adjacent to the Tribal Yoga Tulum Dive Center and prepare for a minimum of five days of personal retreat. Your time at Tribal Yoga Tulum will be filled with daily yoga classes, daily scuba and freediving, and theory sessions for non-certified divers. All diving and yoga equipment, bicycle rental and continental breakfast are provided each morning.
What we like: Connecting your body on land and underwater with Tribal Yoga Tulum. Every day is filled with opportunities for yoga and scuba diving. You can also add special treatments such as chakra balancing or Mayan purification.
Cost: Contact [email protected] for custom package pricing
Address: Avendia Coba Sur, entre calle 7 y 9 Oriente, en frente de Cruz Roja, 77780 Tulum, QR, MexicoTulum, Mexico
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Copal Retreat Imagine waking up to the sound of waves crashing outside your window. You stretch and stroll out onto the sunny patio, where your yoga buddy greets you for your morning workout. This is retreat life at Copal Retreat Center. Nestled in luxurious beachfront villas in the Mexican Riviera Maya town of Pamul, this is truly a getaway that allows you to reconnect with nature and yourself.
What to do: Copal Retreat hosts many different themed group retreats throughout the year, each with a different guest yoga teacher. While each resort is unique, guests can look forward to staying in a luxurious beachfront villa that offers kayaks and paddle boards for recreational use. Food is prepared by an in-house chef who uses local, sustainable ingredients to create healthy meals while maintaining traditional Mexican cooking. At least two yoga classes are taught daily, and excursions include trips to ancient Mayan ruins and cenotes deep in the jungle.
What we like: Unrivaled beach access. Not only does Copal Retreat have a private white sand beach just 3 minutes’ walk from the public beach, but at the right time of year you can also spot turtles and iguanas.
Fees: Contact [email protected] for individual retreat prices
Address: Km 85 Carr Cancun Tulum Paamul
Hridaya Yoga, located in the beach town of Mazut, Oaxaca, is a true example of a sangha, or yoga community. More than just a retreat, it’s a place where yogis from all over the world live, teach and serve others. Although Hridaya Yoga offers yoga classes, they are known for their silent meditation retreats. Each retreat retreat introduces guests to the goal of Hridaya Yoga: to live with a truly open heart.
Program: Meditation retreats at Hridaya Yoga come in different lengths. Guests can sign up for a monthly three-day retreat, ten-day retreat, seventeen-day retreat, or a 49-day retreat for advanced yogis dedicated to meditation. Each day’s itinerary includes a two-hour morning retreat, breakfast, morning yoga philosophy lecture, afternoon meditation, dinner, and evening meditation. Teaches various meditation methods, including Sufi and Tibetan Buddhism.
What we like: With its incredibly low prices, Hridaya Yoga adheres to the true yoga principles of aparigraha, or non-greediness. The retreat center also has its own
Cost: Retreats start at $120, not including room and board
Address: 70949 Mazunte, Oaxaca, Mexico
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