February 25–March 4
Sitting on the tranquil shores of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala, Villa Sumaya offers an ideal location to escape the everyday. Add yoga, gourmet vegetarian cuisine and adventures like kayaking, zip lining and volcano climbing, and you have an unforgettable retreat that not only uplifts the spirit, but helps you reconnect with the self and Mother Nature.
Join Jurian Hughes on her Guatemala yoga retreat (February 25–March 4), where she will teach energising and restorative yoga for all levels. You may also join the excursion to El Pico de Cielo, visit the spa or spend time in private reflection – the adventure is what you make it. www.jurianhughes.com.
Me, Myself and I
Show yourself love and care at the Return to Love: Self-Care Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica (February 4–9). Led by Lori Myles-Carullo, founder and lead trainer of the Mystic Yoga Academy, the retreat aims to help you release inner burdens and connect deeply with yourself. Daily yoga practice includes hatha, vinyasa, meridian and kundalini. You will also enjoy a detoxifying infrared sauna session, a 90-minute massage and reiki treatment and a trip to the Eco Termales Hot Springs. www.mysticacostarica.com.
If you’re looking to kick-start 2017 with something exciting, Lauren Masion’s Caribbean Yoga Escape on January 8–15 promises to leave you feeling refreshed and help you set the tone of the new year right. The enlivening retreat will take place aboard Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas cruise ship, which will visit several beautiful destinations, such as Roatan, Belize City and Cozumel. In addition to daily energising flow and gentle yoga classes, participants are welcome to join yogic literature discussions, meditative colouring and excursions. www.laurenmasonyoga.us.
Royal Caribbean International.