A yoga class in the morning is not only a great workout, but it can also set you in the right mood for the rest of the day. Sometimes you just wish you can stay zen longer than an hour before being thrown back to real life. We've got a solution for you: a yoga retreat accessible from Singapore.
Whether you're an avid yoga practitioner or just starting out, we've rounded up a selection of yoga retreats near Singapore. It's time to hit pause on life for a week or a weekend, and head on to these retreats.
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Embark on a seven-day yoga retreat at Ubud's Yoga Barn. The immersive yoga program is curated specifically for your goals of mind and body well-being. Every day, you'll start your day with a morning class, before enjoying free time for breakfast and journaling, and spending the rest of the day trying out the different classes they offer. Eat, sleep, yoga, repeat.
Jl. Hanoman, Pengosekan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Take part in a surf and yoga programme in Sri Lanka, where you'll take part in up to seven yoga sessions, a pranayama (breathing) session and guided meditation session throughout the course of the week. Your week starts on a Saturday and runs to the following Sunday.
Price: From $1,412
Thalduwa Road, Ahangama, Sri Lanka
Nestled on the lush island of Koh Samui, Vikasa offers a range of retreats to choose from – whether it's the Mind Body Pilates Retreat, Sacred Sexuality Retreat or Journey to the Deep. Get away from the daily stressors of life and stay in Vikasa's comfy accommodation (from the yoga cave to the zen bungalows) with breathtaking views of the sea.
Price: Starts from $1,211
211 Bontji Moo 4 Koh Samui 84310, Thailand
If you're short of time, head on to Ambong-Ambong, a rainforest retreat in Langkawi. The shortest retreat takes over three days and two nights, so you can easily do a weekend yoga retreat and spend your time taking part in yoga classes, learning breathing meditation and embarking on a sea safari tour. The next one will take place from November 15 to 17, so book your spots now.
Price: From $1,073
Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia
Want a change of scenery but short of time? Enrol yourself into Bahay Kalipay's Weekend Wellness Program. Billing itself as Asia's first yoga, raw food detox and Inner Dance (a spiritual healing modality rooted in ancient Filipino shamanic tradition) retreat haven, the wellness retreat here is as natural as it gets. The program focuses on yoga, meditation, breathing work, and energy healing and runs from 9 am on Friday to Sunday evening – so you can head back to work fully recharged on Monday.
Price: From $366
38E Hagedorn Road Extension, Barangay San Pedro, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines