9 Affordable Yoga and Mindfulness Retreats in 2018

Before we start, I wanted to tell you that I’m not in any way affiliated with these retreats or the booking sites. They are retreats that I have have found in my own search for the best yoga and mindfulness retreats in a reasonable price range. My goal is to attend at least one of them this year!

After searching through hundreds of retreats, I have picked the following 13 as my top options. All of these yoga and mindfulness retreats are well priced, have amazing reviews, are in beautiful locations, and sound like relaxing and rejuvenating experiences.

9 Affordable Mindfulness Retreats

Retreat #1: The Phoenix Rises Again Yoga Retreat

Dates: April 28 – May 03, 2018 (6 days, 5 nights)

Location: El Sabanero Eco Lodge, Canafistula, Costa Rica

Cost: $865 for a Shared Room, $1095 for a Private Room

What’s Included: Accommodations, All Meals, Yoga, Transport to/from Liberia International Airport in Costa Rica

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Meditation, Energy Healing, Surfing, Sunset Cruise Tour, Rafting, Turtle Nesting, Full Day Adventure Tour, Zip Lining, Horseback Riding, Snorkeling

Website: https://triptribe.com/trips/the-phoenix-rises-again-yoga-retreat

Retreat #2: 7 Days Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Spain

Dates: March 10- March 16, 2018 (7 days, 6 nights)

Location: Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park, El Burgo, Málaga province, Spain

Cost: $611 for Shared Quad Room, $673 for a Shared Twin Room, $796 for a Private Room

What’s Included: Accommodations, All Meals, Yoga, Meditation sessions daily, Pick-up from El Burgo, Fresh fruits, water, and tea, Theory classes, and workshops

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Hike through the gorgeous national park, dip in the swimming pool or the brook near the house, relax, read, or meditate with pure silence, see the stunning views, horse riding

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/yoga-retreat-spain/7-day-yoga-and-meditation-retreat-in-spain

Retreat #3: 6 Days Walking, Healthy Eating, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat in Valencia, Spain

Dates: Ongoing, arrival is always on Sundays

Location: Benissiva, Alicante, Valencia, Spain

Cost: $486 for a Budget Shared Twin Room, $879 for a Private Room

What’s Included: Accommodations, A cooking workshop, Guided walks, Daily yoga, Meditation, All meals

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): use the swimming pool, visit nearby beaches, spa treatments, hike, attend chanting & pranayama class

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/yoga-sutra-shala/6-days-personal-yoga-healthy-eating-retreat-in-spain

Retreat #4: 8 Days Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Dates: Ongoing, Check for High/Low Season

Location: Wonderland Healing Center, 77/7 Moo 3, Koh Phangan, Suratthani 84280, Thailand

Cost: $488 for a Shared Quad Room, $798 for a Private Room (these prices change depending on High/Low season)

What’s Included: Accommodations, All Meals, Daily Yoga, Meditation Instruction, 1 Fresh Juice and 1 Coconut Per Day, 1 Thai Massage, 1 Reiki Treatment (in private rooms only), Personalized Yoga Program, Free Shuttle Service to Ferry Port

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Acro yoga, Compassionate Sharing, Fire and Dinner Gathering, Kirtan Singing, Philosophy Lectures, Rebirthing Breath Work, Sound Healing, Movie Nights, Women’s Circle, Spa Treatments

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/wonderland-healing-center/8-days-yoga-and-meditation-retreat-in-ko-pha-ngan-thailand

Retreat #5: 6 Days One Reality Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India


Dates: Ongoing

Location: Hinterland Village, Andethumugal Road Karikode, Mulanthurity, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India

Cost: $388 for a Shared Room, $492 for a Private Room

What’s Included: Accommodations, All Meals, Access to the in-house library, Asanas workshops, Balanced Kerala cuisine, Daily pranayama and meditation sessions, Yoga and meditation sessions (Hatha and Nidra yoga), Free bicycle rental, Guided nature walks, Personalized Ayurvedic rejuvenating massages and Skin glowing massage for 2 days, Naturopathy self – Healing therapies for 2 days

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Visit nearby attractions and beaches, Spa treatments

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/bodhi-ayurveda-and-yoga-retreat/6-days-one-reality-ayurveda-and-yoga-retreat-in-india

Retreat #6: 8 Days Meditation and Yoga Trail Week in Ericeira, Portugal

Dates: Ongoing, Check for High/Low Season

Location: Omassim Guesthouse, Rua das Taipas, Number 2, Palhais, 2640 068, Ericeira, Mafra, Lisbon, Portugal

Cost: $546 for a Shared Room (up to 5 in a room) (this price changes depending on High/Low season)

What’s Included: 1 rejuvenating full body massage, 5 morning Vinyasa Flow classes, 5 evening soft flow or Yin Yoga Class, 1 Saturday morning yoga class, 6 delicious healthy vegetarian dinners as buffet, 6 tasty lunches, 7 nights accommodation, 7 breakfasts, Meditation or mantra class (approximately 30 minutes) during the day

Additional Activities(Some Have an Additional Charge): Spa Treatments, Active meditation, Consultation (Inner child and co-dependency), Creative writing sessions, Fitness classes, Guided walks, Life coach or personal fitness training, Stand up paddle, Sweatlodge (depending the season), Health Consultation (Naturopathy)

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/omassim/8-days-meditation-and-yoga-trail-week-in-portugal

Retreat #7 8 Days Yoga Retreat in Greece

Dates: May 5 to October 26, 2018 with arrival every Saturday

Location: Almyros Beach, Acharavi, Corfu 49081, Greece

Cost: $769 for a Shared Quad Room, $1,077 for a Shared Twin Room, $1,217 for a Private Room

What’s Included: 1 yoga class on a peninsula for the evening yoga session if weather allows (you will travel to the peninsula by boat), 1 Greek lunch on the boat day, 2 yoga sessions per day (morning and evening), 5 Greek vegetarian dinners (no dinner during the free day and the boat day), 7 nights accommodation,A 20-minute welcome massage session, Daily breakfast

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Free use of bicycles, Free use of villa’s facilities, such as sun beds and parasols, yoga equipment, WiFi and washing machine, Free day to explore, visit the island to do whatever you want

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/just-relax-yoga-holidays/8-days-yoga-retreat-in-greece-7

Retreat #8: 5 Days Re-balancing, Nourishment, and Relax Yoga Retreat Algarve, Portugal


Dates: Arrival Dates in March and May 2018

Location: Vida Pura Portugal, Odeceixe, Aljezur, Faro District, Algarve, Algarve, Portugal

Cost: $670 for a Shared Double Room, $1,341 for a Private Room

What’s Included: Accommodations, Daily Brunch, Daily Dinners, Daily Yoga, 1 Surf lesson or Massage, Daily juice, Pick up and drop off at the Odeceixe bus stop

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Surf lessons, SUP, Kayaking, Hiking, Self-sustainability tour, Animal feeding

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/vida-pura/5-days-spring-equinox-re-balancing-nourishment-relax-yoga-retreat-algarve-portugal

Retreat #9: 9 Days Relaxing Yoga Holiday in Sri Lanka

Dates: Ongoing

Location: Villa My Way, Digaradda Road, Ahangama, 80650 Sri Lanka

Cost: $700 for a Private Bungalow

What’s Included: Accommodations, All yoga and meditation sessions for morning and evening, Daily organic breakfast and dinner, Free wifi, Use of bicycle, Use of villas swimming pool, Visit to tea plantation

Additional Activities (Some Have an Additional Charge): Visit nearby beaches, Spa treatments

Website: https://www.bookyogaretreats.com/villa-my-way/9-days-relaxing-yoga-holiday-in-sri-lanka

If you love yoga holidays, you should definitely check out Tulum, Mexico. I went there on vacation last year and fell in love with it. It’s a yoga paradise! To learn more about the yoga scene in Tulum, check out Yoga in Tulum Mexico.

Namaste,

Abby

All of these yoga and mindfulness retreats are well priced, have amazing reviews, are in beautiful locations, and sound like relaxing and rejuvenating experiences. **I am not affiliated with the retreats or booking sites.