16 Must-Visit Yoga Retreats In India For A Rejuvenating Experience

by Curly Tales Desk
16 Must-Visit Yoga Retreats In India For A Rejuvenating Experience

India is also home to numerous wellness retreats that offer solace, rejuvenation, and self-discovery. From serene ashrams nestled in the lap of nature to luxurious spa resorts, India boasts a wide array of options to embark on a transformative wellness journey. Here’s a list of wellness resorts and yoga retreats that you can check into for a holistic experience:

1. Atmantan Wellness Retreat, Mulshi

Atmantan is not your regular wellness retreat, a stay here is like a rejuvenating journey. It is nestled beautifully in the lap of nature, overlooking the blue waters of Mulshi Lake, set against the backdrop of the mighty Sahyadris. Here you are sure to take a trip down to a healthy lane with relaxing spas, gourmet food, yoga, spa therapies, meditation centre and a lot more. You have to come here to experience the absolute best there is!

Where: Atmantan Wellness Retreat, Palse Vasti, Mulshi Taluka, Mulshi Road, Pune
Cost: Starting from ₹25,875 / night

2. Ananda In The Himalayas, Narendra Nagar

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Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, this beautiful spa is perfect for those looking for a de-stressing and luxurious experience. Ananda is surrounded by Sal forests and overlooks Rishikesh and the Ganges River valley. It integrates traditional Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedanta with international wellness experiences. They also serve organic food here to restore the balance. It is safe to say that Ananda is one of the best wellness resorts in India that gives you a wholesome ad enriching experience.

Where: The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand 249175
Cost: Starting from ₹49,000/night 

3. The Oberoi Wildflower Hall, Shimla


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Wildflower Hall Shimla is an exquisite luxury hotel located in Shimla, India. It offers a serene and picturesque setting in the Himalayas, surrounded by lush forests and breathtaking views. Their world-class spa offers a range of holistic treatments and therapies to refresh the body and the mind. Signature spa experiences are offered in private cabins in the woods. The resort provides a serene environment and a range of wellness and nature-focused activities that help you escape the hustle-bustle of life.

Where: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Cost: Starts At ₹35,000/night 

4. Naad Wellness, Delhi-NCR

Naad Wellness is a unique healing experience that’s based on the nurturing wisdom of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, all of this in one place at Delhi. They have specially curated packages that make sure you have relaxing and a refreshing stay. They also have a Thai spa, a yoga pavilion, a personalised consultation with a doctor, a salt cave and many other such holistic experiences! So come down to Naad and experience bliss.

Where: Sector 62, Kundli, Delhi NCR
Cost: Starting At ₹21,000/night

5. Karuna Farm, Kodaikanal


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Karuna Farms in Tamil Nadu is the one place that will take you super close to nature, this will not be one of your posh stays which will provide everything but the best of nature. So if you want an experience which is different from your cliche hotel stays, Karuna Farms is the answer. This is what sustainable living and healthy eating look like. The balcony area of Karuna Farms is the highlight of this stay! An uninterrupted view of the majestic mountain ranges, lush green trees and forests. Here you can practice yoga in their yoga centre or meditate, they also give yoga sessions for kids on request.

Where: Karuna Dham, Prakasapuram Village, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
Cost: Starting At ₹2,080/night

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6. Dharana At Shillim, Pune

This wellness retreat in Pune is just the escape you have always wished for. Hilton Shillim Estate is just 1.5 hours from Pune and it is a 3-hour drive from Mumbai. Located in The Western Ghats, it serves only organic food and has plenty of meditation and yoga retreats. A reprieve from the hustle and bustle – relaxation is the name of the game in this gorgeous 320-acre property. You can also opt for their comprehensive wellness programs for an even rich experience.

Where: Village Shillimb, Pawana Nagar, Taluka Maval, Pune
Cost:  Starting at ₹19, 486/night

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7. The IBNII, Coorg


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IBNII setup in Coorg is a blissful experience, it is similar to taking a detox journey. Coorg itself is very beautiful and if a resort is set up in the middle of all that beauty, then you don’t need to think twice! The spectacular view from the window, the majestic infinity pool, amazing stay options right from a cottage to a villa, they have something for you all. The highlight of this place is their ‘Manja Spa’ which is a traditional technique. Manja is known as Turmeric in a local vernacular language and they promise to deliver a magical experience.

Where: The IBNII Coorg, 123 Ibnivalavadi Village, Boikeri, Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka
Cost: Starting At ₹13, 500/night

8. SwaSwara, Gokarna

SwaSwara in Gokarna is another wellness retreat that provides you with the utmost care, pampering and nurturing experience. Located at Om Beach, SwaSwara is definitely a must-visit, it has got ayurvedic massages, yoga and meditation, art yoga, healthy food and resting in the lap of nature. You can be sure of gaining absolute peace at SwaSwara in Gokarna.

Where: Om Beach, Donibhail, Gokarna, Karnataka 581326
Cost: Starting At ₹10, 500/night

9. Amal Tamara, Kerala


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Holistic wellness is a life-long commitment and we know how hard it can be to maintain healthy habits in the hustle of modern-day life. Take a step towards recovery at Amal Tamara with expert physicians who will help you embark upon a lifelong journey of holistic wellness. There are regular consultations with in-house doctors, exclusive diet plans and advice on access to sustainable lifestyle changes.

Where: Ponnad PO, Mannanchery, Alappuzha
Cost: Starting At ₹1.35 lacs for a minimum 7 days stay

10. The Westin Resort & Spa, Rishikesh

Nestled in the picturesque foothills of the mighty Himalayas, this retreat is the perfect address for holistic well-being. The resort features a dedicated 1,115 square meter wellness floor with comprehensive facilities including ten treatment rooms and expert therapists for a Heavenly Spa by Westin™ experience. The tranquil spa facility offers holistic massages, sage rollers, body wraps, and signature exfoliating treatments in addition to an infinity pool and steam room. The tranquillity of these locations provides a conducive atmosphere for reflection and healing.

Where: Khasra No 605, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand
Cost: Starting At ₹34,000/night

11. The Postcard Hideaway, Netravali

Nestled amidst the enchanting beauty of Goa, The Postcard Hideaway, Netravali is acclaimed for its serene surroundings and tranquil ambience. Surrounded by lush greenery and breathtaking landscapes, the hotel provides the perfect setting for guests to reconnect with nature and themselves. The surrounding serenity, fresh air, and soothing sounds of nature create an ideal environment for yoga practice, enhancing the overall experience and fostering a sense of calm and serenity.

Where: Jaquem, Netravali sanguem, Goa
Cost: Starting At ₹30,000/night

12. The Tamara Coorg, Coorg


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Spread across 184 acres of a lush green organic coffee estate, The Tamara Coorg, a luxury eco-resort is over 3,500 feet above sea level. With an east-facing slope, the estate is at its glorious best every sunrise. The Tamara Coorg makes for a perfect wellness sojourn. Yoga sessions take place in a state-of-the-art Yoga Temple, surrounded by lush greenery. They have a  resident yoga instructor that will guide you through the art of yogic flow, postures and their significance. Along with that, they have other wellness treatments, therapies and spa sessions.

Where: Yevakapadi, Napoklu, Taluk, Nad, Madikeri, Karnataka
Cost: Starting At ₹21,000/night

13. Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bengaluru


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Located on the outskirts of Bengaluru, Shreyas Yoga Retreat is a luxurious and peaceful haven that combines yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda. With a focus on traditional yoga practices, Shreyas offers personalised yoga classes, meditation sessions, and Ayurvedic treatments to promote physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. The retreat also provides opportunities for self-reflection, nature walks, and organic farm-to-table dining.

Where: Gollahalli Gate Nelamangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Cost: Starting At ₹34,000/night

14. Eco Yoga Retreat, Rishikesh

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This yoga retreat allows you to immerse yourself in the essence of Rishikesh Valley, surrounded by centuries old Himalayan forests. Apart from your yoga practice, you can also embark upon exhilarating river rafting experiences and invigorating treks, while also indulging in soothing massages, organic cuisine, and more. These offerings really nourish your mind and body.

Where: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
Cost: Starting At ₹4,000/night

15. Yoga Center, Goa

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At the Yoga center in Parra, you can bask in the beauty of Goan village life and experience the peacefulness, while still being conveniently close to the stunning beaches of the Arabian Sea. The rooms feature elegant wood flooring that adds a touch of natural warmth. When you’re not practicing yoga, take a dip in therefreshing swimming pool or find solace in the lush tropical gardens, perfect for connecting with fellow guests or enjoying some blissful solitude.

Where: Parra, Goa
Cost: Starting At ₹3,000/night

16. InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort, Chennai


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Situated along the scenic coastal highway, IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Intercontinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort embodies the history of the Coromandel Coast.  The resort is between casuarina groves with a private beach, which makes it a perfect location for yoga practice. Additionally, the place has a world-class spa to experience the highest levels of body care and relaxation treatments in a spectacular ocean view setting. The treatments draw inspiration from traditional Eastern medicines and naturopathy.

Where: Perur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Cost: Starting At ₹5000/night

Inputs from Mrunal Mahajan & Tejashee Kashyap

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