12 Great Yoga & Wellness Retreats Under $1000 for 2024

Everybody deserves some time away to relax and recuperate. And we're here to make it more affordable and easier than ever for folks to pursue their passion for wellness and their desire to travel the globe. Whether you are looking to travel solo or grab some friends and make a group trip of it--we have a yoga and wellness retreat for you. So, get ready--because we are taking you to the moors of Scotland, the beautiful sunny beaches of Spain, the mystical mountains of Nepal and beyond. And we're going to do it for under $1000.

Here's our list of 12 of the top wellness and yoga retreats coming your way in 2024---all for less than $1000.

True Nature Retreat in The Great Smoky Mountains, TN

This True Nature Retreat is all about getting back-to-basics with natural approaches to healthy living through yoga, spirituality, meditation, and food as medicine.

Head to the beautiful Smoky Mountains and immerse yourself in the simplicity of nature. Take a break from everyday demands and immerse yourself in a peaceful and supportive environment. Learn and practice Ashtanga & Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation techniques, and study Ayurvedic techniques so you can live your best possible life through routine, healthy habits, and healthy food

Spend time journaling, hiking, adventuring, relaxing, and building a sense of community. This yoga retreat is a great opportunity to remind yourself that YOU MATTER, and to ADD VALUE to this world. Take the plunge by signing up for this retreat and allow your restorative journey to begin.

Dates: April 18 to April 21, 2024

February Winter Snowga Retreat in New England

Experience the best of Winter in New England at this women's SNOWGA Retreat! Explore the beauty of the winter season in the White Mountain National Forest.

This Winter Yoga Retreat includes a welcome gathering and dinner, winter hiking, snowmobiling and a horse drawn sleigh ride with champagne by the fireside! Plus, daily yoga classes, 2 group dinners, breakfast daily and lots of time to connect with nature, like minded friends, and take time out for yourself, in our favorite place: nature.

Dates: Feb 9 to Feb 11, 2024

Silent Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Estonia

Head to Estonia for some silent meditation, mindfulness and yoga and come away with feeling refreshed, relaxed and rejuvenated. 

Suitable for all levels, this Silent Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga Retreat is tailored specifically to each participant's needs and goals. Your silent journey will begin on the first day in the evening after orientation and will end on the last day of the retreat before your final meal with the group. During the retreat you will receive a wealth of knowledge about mental health, mindfulness, the spiritual and physical practice of yoga, meditation and Yoga Nidra. You will be taught how to incorporate that knowledge into your everyday life and how to live your life more mindfully, in peace and contentment.

Get a fresh perspective of life and a new awareness of yourself on this immersive retreat.

Dates: Multiple departures

Kilted Yoga Retreat in Scotland

Enjoy this incredible Kilted Yoga Retreat that will rejuvenate and enlighten you from head to toe. Relax, practice and learn in the gorgeous Scottish countryside at yoga complex overlooking the inspiring Trossachs mountains.

This is a collaborative retreat, combines an idyllic location with yoga, nutritious food, massages, walks, and therapeutic hot tub wind-down sessions. Join senior Scottish yoga teacher Finlay Wilson and Scottish musician and yoga teacher Farrah Fawcett for a program that weaves together storytelling, nature, and meditation to bring your intentions to life.

Through pranayama, asana, journaling, and more, you will expand your movements, learn the four unique sequencing approaches to asana, strengthen your passion for yoga and strengthen your vital connection with nature. Don't miss this one.

Dates: Jan 11 to Jan 15, 2024

Epic Yoga Retreat in El Chorro, Spain

Set in El Chorro, Spain, this Epic Yoga Retreat will see you practicing open-air yoga shala with fairy lights and big windows overlooking the rolling hills, olive trees, and mountains of the area. You'll participate in a Movement Exploration workshop along with daily Vinyasa Flow Yoga,Yin Yoga and more. Expect to have fun, challenge yourself, and learn something new every day! 

Open to all levels, this retreat, allows you to immerse yourself in Nature. El Chorro is also well known for rock climbing--so if you have a passion for climbing, you can spend your free-time climbing nearby.

Dates: April 26 to May 1, 2024

Hatha Flow And Yin Yoga Weekend in Ireland

This Hatha Yoga Retreat is located at the foot of the Burren hills nestled amongst the hazel trees in Ireland. You will be surrounded by a vast choice of special places to go for hill walks, nature Trail walks, walks by the sea, walks along the beach and more.

Treat yourself to a quality Hatha Flow and Yin yoga weekend that includes meditation. You'll enjoy classes with top-class yoga teacher Manasi Sridhar who will teach Vinyasa flow and also Yin yoga on this meditation weekend. And dine on expertly made vegetarian cuisine. This retreat is also offered in different forms during more times throughout the year, so there are lots of dates to choose from.

Dates: Jan 12 to Jan 14, 2024 & May 17 to May 19, 2024 (other weekend sessions also available)

Yoga and Mindfulness Experience in Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Looking to get off the beaten path? Then head to Kalutara, Sri Lanka for this Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat (5-8 day options available). You will find this holiday experience very different from the hustle and bustle of typical holidays or even your standard spa holiday. On this retreat, you will fully immerse yourself in nature and totally relax whilst the hosts look after you using the knowledge of century old vedic traditions and mindfulness practices.

This retreat is held in a completely natural environment with no man-made distractions. You will be introduced to the host's approach to wellness through loving kindness, healthy eating and mindfulness practices surrounded by nature. And you'll be staying in a colonial bungalow that serves as your wellness sanctuary--with it's rustic charm, quiet alcoves and surrounded by lush rainforest.

Dates: Multiple departures

Ashtanga Yoga Retreat in Nepal

This Ashtanga Yoga Retreat in Nepal is about practicing yoga with Nepali yogis--who in their characteristic way, bring a certain serenity and playfulness to these sessions. You'll perform daily morning Asanas and take part in afternoon workshops on yoga, Buddhist philosophy and meditation.

The morning and evening meditation with breath and pranayama work is also an important part of this retreat. You'll focus on Dharma philosophy and sharpening your communication skills.

What makes this retreat even more special, is its location. You will be surrounded by the majestic Himalayas in a beautiful facility and can enjoy healthy vegetarian food during your stay.

Dates: Multiple departures

Aerial Yoga and Surf Experience in Bali, Indonesia

Aerial yoga is a type of yoga that combines Pilates movements and traditional yoga poses, spiced up with dance exercises while using a hammock to help support different postures. For this reason, it is often called anti-gravity yoga or suspension yoga. It is designed to build cardio and aid with mobility.

This unique Aerial Yoga and Surfing Retreat is nestled between the beach and the Canggu–Bali rice fields. Mixing Yoga, Aerial Yoga and surfing makes this retreat a unique place to visit.

The property is just 10 minutes north of Seminiak. Canggu is a vibrant town, and is home to nice restaurants, cafes and trendy shops and bars.

Dates: Multiple departures

Yoga & Wellness Retreat in Thailand

This Yoga and Wellness Retreat in Phuket allows you to balance yoga, wellness and a little bit of relaxation. Your days are filled with yoga classes and activities that allow you to immerse yourself in the local culture. You'll enjoy spa treatments, meditation and downtime at this retreat's infinity pool and gym. 

Every day you'll participate in two yoga classes, one in the morning and one in the evening. The morning practice is a more dynamic Hatha or Vinyasa yoga-based practice to wake up the body and mind for the day ahead. In the evening, you will wind down with a slower yoga practice. You can also take advantage of sunrise yoga practices twice a week.

Dates: Multiple departures for 5 to 14 days

Holistic Retreat in Anguilla, Caribbean

Looking for a tropical getaway that allows you to reset and heal the soul? Then this Anguilla Holistic Retreat in the Caribbean is for you. This retreat provides you with the physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional space to unwind, soul-search, commune with nature, and practice self-care.

Travel to Anguilla and escape from everyday life so you can find or reconnect with your soul’s purpose. Unwind, completely relax, find clarity, and experience deep happiness while also exploring self-actualization, self-love, and self-forgiveness. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to participate in daily yoga, meditation, group coaching circles, massages, energy healing, and more.

Dates: November 9 to November 16, 2024

Relaxing and Rejuvenating Yoga and Surf Retreat in Ecuador

Find your balance. Join this Yoga and Surf Retreat in Ecuador and let the salty ocean soothe your soul, the sun warm your heart, and the yoga help you find a calm mind and a spacious body.

Located on the Ecuadorian coast, this retreat is housed in a town that is famous for its beaches (Montanita beach is ranked as one of the top surf spots in the world), surf and laid-back atmosphere. With a diverse population of people from all over the world, varied nightlife and delicious food, this town offers a little something for everyone!

Spend a week away with us surfing, chilling, yoga”ing” and, of course, maximizing your time in a hammock. You'll come back with a new perspective on life.

Dates: Multiple departures

In the End

So, there you have it: our top yoga and wellness picks for 2024 under $1000. Whether you're looking to relax and kick back, get active or just try something completely new, we have the trip for you. So, head to Sri Lanka and get off the grid. Or take a long weekend in beautiful Ireland. But whatever you do--take some time for yourself this year. Because everyone needs a little time away. And if you are looking for some advice on how to prep for your yoga and wellness retreat, be sure to check out this blog.

If you're still not sure where to start, or if you need help planning your trip or if you are looking for alternate dates and locations, please don't hesitate to get in touch.  We'd be happy to help you find the perfect trip for your needs...And if you want to see more great trip suggestions, visit us today at Activ Retreats.


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