A retreat is a chance to take a break from your everyday life, but are you overwhelmed by the choice out there? Our trusted writers and wellbeing buffs have done the hard work for you, and here you’ll find a curated collection of retreats we’ve reviewed in person, in depth and with care. Whether you need a retreat for wellbeing, creativity, relaxation, personal growth or total life change, have a browse, then contact the retreat quickly and directly from our site to book or for more information. We load retreats we rate regularly, so do check back. You can also Browse all retreats, use our Advanced Search, check out our Ideas page or read our Journal.
The Queen of Retreats Team
Platinum Healing, UK
Start your Spring with a 4 night, midweek detox retreat that pivot around a juice fast at countryside locations in Sussex and Lincolnshire. 14 May & more dates June, July and August 2018.
Artful Retreats, Crete
22 – 25 May 2018: Don´t miss the Artful Retreat in Crete. Experience your creativity free of judgment and reconnect with your inner self on this tranquil and private olive grove estate.
The Strategic Space, Isola Santa Cristina, Italy
Julie Hosler´s Personal Strategy retreat 23 – 27 May 2018 is a great way to hit the reset button on a private island in north Italy, it includes delicious chef-prepared meals and you’ll leave refocused, invigorated and ready to spring into action.
Mindfulness Journeys, Greece
Don´t miss Mindfulness Journeys retreat in Greece. Daily yoga, sound healing and meditation, and Massages on the shala deck with sea views. 10 – 17 June 2018.
Green Farm, Kent
Come to the Shadoxhurst woodland, sit by the fireside and listen to intoxicating song, as some of the finest musicians in the land duet with the sweet sound of the nightingale on Friday and Saturday evenings from the 20 April-26 May 2018.
Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats
Luxury fitness retreats in remote landscapes for happy bodies and minds. Spend a transformative week in the remote Tuscan hills focusing exclusively on your health – 21 – 28 April 2018.
Get Unstuck in Two Days, Spain
Jessica McGregor Johnson´s Get Unstuck in Two Days Individual Retreat in the Alpujarras, Spain, has new availability for 2-5 May, 6-11 June and 2-7 July.
Vale de Moses, Portugal
27 May – 2 June 2018: Slumber and Restore with London´s sleep expert Dr Nerina in Portugal. The daily routine of yoga classes, nutritious food, hill walking, river swimming and massage treatments help reinforce sleep-inducing habits that you will take into your everyday life.
‘Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyse you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.’
Sri Sri Ravisankar
Queenly Digital Detox Retreats
Treat yourself to a digital detox retreat. There are an increasing number of retreats where phones, ipads and other gadgets can be surrendered or are limited, so you can enjoy a rejuvenating retreat and reconnect with yourself.
Retreat of the Week
The Sanctuary, Thailand
The Sanctuary offer supportive detox retreats, yoga and Pilates holidays, wellness and creative workshops, top notch visiting healers and a hugely relaxing, low-key atmosphere.