Queenly retreats in August
Looking for something delicious this August to enhance your wellbeing? Check out just a few of our favourite reviewed and recommended retreats below to help you make the most of the summer sun and return home with tools to integrate into your daily life. Can’t find something you like? Use our Search.
Enjoy hiking and yoga with AdventureYogi, France
Weekly holidays running from 18 July to 29 August: Set in the French Alps each summer, these trips combine hiking and yoga with lots of optional activities such as mountain biking, rafting and swimming in glacial lakes. Yoga is open to all levels. Stay at an auberge, a small hotel in the mountains. Explore.
Get healthy with Jiva Healing, England
3-5 August: Hosted by nutritionist Rebecca Andrist, come for a Creative Cooking, Conscious Eating and Yoga retreat at the lovely and eco-friendly Littleton Mill in Wiltshire. The weekend includes yoga classes, cooking demos, nutrition talks and time to enjoy the mill’s rural surroundings. Add on a treatment to aid de-stressing. Explore.
Be mindful with Kaliyoga, Spain
5-26 August: These relaxing 6 night healthy holidays take place at Kaliyoga’s bespoke retreat in the beautiful Alpujarra hills, south of Granada. Yoga classes twice daily with morning meditation sessions are mixed with wonderful veggie meals and a team of world-class holistic therapists for your healing pleasure. Explore.
Get fit on a Mountain Beach Fitness Retreat, Switzerland
5-12 August: An intensive fitness week in the picturesque resort of Verbier in the Swiss Valleys. Hike across mountain ranges, picnic by alpine lakes and work out in meadows overlooking snow covered peaks. Try paddle boarding and a variety of exercise classes as well as daily yoga, and soothe yourself after in cosy chalet accommodation. Explore.
Relax with Yoga Rosa, Ibiza
Open until November: Stay in beautiful stone houses set in a lavender-scented pine forest and enjoy daily yoga and meditation, pranayama and sound healing. Meals are freshly prepared organic vegan and vegetarian, and the delightful grounds feature two pools and a splendid outdoor yoga shala. Explore.
Indulge with Yoga on a Shoestring, Ithaca, Greece
4 – 11 & 11-18 August: Come for a luxury yoga retreat on the stunning island of Ithaca with teacher Jodi Boone. Yoga sessions are on a wooden platform overlooking the sea. In your down time take daily walks to one of the beautiful beaches, swim in the sea or visit Kioni or Vathy, the picturesque island villages. Explore.
Self care with Yobaba Lounge, France
24-30 August & other dates: Stay at a bohemian chateau in the sleepy village of Chalabre on this yoga, meditation, clean-living, mindfulness and self-care retreat with owner Gertrud Keazor. Through the practice of Embodied Meditation, Gertrud will share tools and philosophies that help you connect with your true nature. Explore.
Heal with The Arrigo Programme, England
Runs all year: Book a bespoke retreat solo or with a loved one in rural Somerset. Stay in a private cottage cocooned from the stresses of life for 4 nights or more to rest deeply, rebalance your lifestyle and deal with physical or emotional issues. Long-stay Change for Life programmes help with depression, burn out, addiction or bereavement too. Explore.
Rural wellbeing at Green Farm, England
Runs all year: This deeply relaxing place in Kent offers mini spa breaks with yoga, fitness, art and gardening sessions as well as group yoga breaks. Stay in the lovingly restored historic medieval house or with a group of friends in a restored self-catering barn. Expect a warm welcome, home cooking, farm animals and woodland walks. Explore