23 Best Coastal Yoga Retreats

Whether you’re an experienced yogi or a curious newbie, a yoga getaway is a great way to refresh and rejuvenate. We scoured beaches all over the world to find our favorites.

Writer Candace H. Schlosser

The Spa at Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, Florida
Heaven on Earth Yoga Parties combine yoga, meditation, aromatherapy, massage, and healthy treats.
Cost: $75 per person; spaamelia.com

Sacred Circle of Yoga
Martha’s Vineyard
It mixes two of our favorite coastal activities, yoga and sailing, in one fun day! Retreats are offered all summer long.
Cost: $225 for a daylong cruise. Includes meditation and yoga, breathing instruction, and a stop at a secluded beach; sacredcircleofyoga.com

Yoga Shanti

Sag Harbor, New York
The renowned yoga studio in the Hamptons offers classes and retreats, such as the Blue Spirit Retreat in Costa Rica (March 15–20), throughout the year.
Cost: from $1,475 to $2,350, includes five nights accommodations, all meals, and twice daily yoga; yogashanti.com


COMO Shambhala retreat at Parrot Cay
Turks & Caicos
Why You’ll Love It: What could be more relaxing than yoga on a private island?
Where You’ll Salute the Sun: in an open-air yoga studio
Post-Yoga Diversions: Parrot Cay offers all sorts of spa treatments and watersports―typical of a posh beach resort.
When To Go: year-round
Cost: $5,681 and up (single occupancy), includes six nights accommodations and five hours of daily yoga or Pilates practice; parrotcay.como.bz

The Self Centre at Caneel Bay
St. John, USVI
Why You’ll Love It: for its focus on deep relaxation and stress relief, thanks to founding director and renowned mind/body expert Jan Kinder
Where You’ll Salute the Sun: perched on a bluff overlooking the beach
Post-Yoga Diversions: sailing, watersports, tennis, snorkeling, or sunbathing on one of seven sandy beaches
When To Go: Anytime―yoga, meditation and other classes are offered daily.
Cost: The Bed & Breakfast package for two starts at $510 per night. Yoga and wellness classes are $35 each for groups of two or more, $100 for a private session; selfcentreinternational.com

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