Yoga retreat in Koh Samui where you can reflect and relax

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Does the thought of a tropical yoga retreat sound fab to you? Then Koh Samui might be just the spot for your next relaxing wellness vacay. With its gorgeous and super relaxing surroundings, the island is quickly turning into one of the top wellness destinations in Thailand. Loads of yoga retreats have been popping up on the island in recent years, so you won’t be short on options. And below, we’ve compiled a list of the best yoga retreats in Koh Samui that’ll be ace for your mind, body, and soul.

Vikasa Yoga Retreat

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Address: 211 Bontji Moo 4, Lamai, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84310

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Have you been dreaming of a retreat in a lush, tranquil environment, with the beach and the ocean as your view? If yes, then you should consider Vikasa Yoga Retreat. Boasting a beautiful beachfront location, the boutique yoga resort allows you to immerse yourself in nature, practice yoga, eat healthy food, and find like-minded people.

All year round, Vikasa dishes up yoga retreats featuring a mix of styles and vibes. They also throw in a few retreats under their fancy Vikasa Signature label, like their zen Silent Retreat and the rejuvenating Refresh Retreat. Aside from daily yoga sessions, Vikasa yoga retreats are packed with cool stuff like meditation seshes, detox and cleanse plans, and scrummy healthy meals every day. If you’re after a laid-back getaway without going full-on yoga mode, Vikasa’s got you covered with their Vikation programme. It’ll get you started on some rad new habits, like meditating, trying a bit of yoga, and munching on healthier grub.

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Address: หมู่ที่ 3 102/9 Laem-Set Rd, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84140

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For a luxurious yoga retreat in Koh Samui, head to Kamalaya. The multi-award-winning wellness sanctuary and resort is among the most popular in Asia, and it’s easy to see why. Perched on a lush green hill with easy access to the beach, Kamalaya blends perfectly with its surroundings. You’ll feel serene and close to nature as soon as you step inside the resort. Plus, it has all the best wellness facilities, such as a yoga sala, yoga pavilion, herbal steam cavern, holistic spa, infrared saunas, and lap pools.

A wide range of wellness programs is available in Kamalaya. From Relax & Renew to Resilience & Immunity Programme, you can find the program to cater to your individual needs. Fancy a tailor-made yoga retreat just for you? Check out the Personal Yoga Synergy – a one-on-one yoga escape that comes with Ayurvedic therapies in the gorgeous Koh Samui. The programme is all about balancing your body, mind, and spirit while enhancing your flexibility and strength. Regardless of whether you’re a newbie or a pro, you’ll delve deeper into your practice in this retreat. During your retreat, you’ll work closely with a yoga teacher, a wellness consultant, and a life enhancement mentor to help you along in your journey.

Absolute Sanctuary

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Address: 88 Moo.5, Cheongmon, Tambol Bophut, Amphur Koh Samui, Suratthani 84320

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The next yoga retreat in Koh Samui on our list is Absolute Sanctuary. Whether you want to pamper, destress, detox, manage your weight, or change your lifestyle, this wellness resort is ready to help you be a better you. At Absolute Sanctuary, every program primarily focuses on taking care of your mind, body, and spirit. They want to create experiences that you will never forget and that will motivate you to change for the better from the inside out.

There are 21 programs across 17 categories to choose from. Each program includes wellness consultation, nutritionally balanced superfood meals, a selection of treatments, group yoga classes, and airport transfer. The yoga program in Absolute Sanctuary is available in 5, 7, and 10-day options. However, you may request longer or shorter lengths. Unlimited yoga classes, group meditation sessions, access to the pool and steam room, massages, and wellness cuisine are included in all yoga programs.

Samahita Retreat

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Address: 55/20-24 Namuang, Na Mueang, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140

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Allow yourself to relax, rejuvenate, and basically get away from your busy life in Samahita Retreat. The retreat truly makes good use of its location on LameSor beach by allowing guests to practice yoga, fitness, and wellness directly on the beach. The yoga retreat in Samahita Retreat Koh Samui features the signature YogaCoreCycle program, which offers a completely holistic approach for both your mind and body.

There are an array of programs you can choose from. Each includes accommodation for the length of the retreat and healthy meals. If you’re looking for an opportunity to slow down, reflect, and go deeply into practice, we recommend the fixed date 10-day yoga retreat that’ll focus on the balancing combination of asana, meditation and breathing practices. Don’t want to wait for the fixed date yoga retreats? Samahita also offers a One Rate-Any Date booking, available all year round.

Visit Natural Detox Resort

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Address: 129/1 Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84310

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Visit Natural Detox offers a unique holistic style by focusing on letting the body cleanse itself naturally instead of using ‘quick win’ diets and extreme juice cleanses. Thanks to its fantastic location on Lamai Beach, the resort offers the best of both worlds. During your yoga retreat, you’ll have easy access to the beach and hiking trails in the jungle, as well as Koh Samui’s restaurants, bars, and nightlife.

With a great selection of all-inclusive yoga retreat packages, Visit Natural Detox Retreat caters to all levels of yogis. The Full Body Reset 8 days all-inclusive retreat is perfect for those who are trying to lose weight. The aim of the programme is to kickstart weight loss through fitness and healthy eating. The package includes food, beverage, transfers, daily massage, and daily yoga classes.

If you’re looking for a place in Koh Samui where you can relax, immerse in nature, indulge in nourishing treatments, and enjoy incredible yoga, we think these 5 yoga retreats in Koh Samui are the best.

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