Discover India's Top Yoga Retreats for Spiritual Growth

16/06/2024, Healing Holidays

India is widely regarded as the birthplace of yoga. Its rich spiritual and cultural heritage offers the perfect environment for those seeking to deepen their practice and embark on a journey of self-discovery. With a wide range of yoga styles, meditation practices, and spiritual teachings available, India's top yoga retreats can adapt to all levels of practitioners, from beginners to advanced yogis.

Our yoga retreats at Healing Holidays give you the opportunity to step away from the stresses of everyday life and rebalance your mind, body, and soul. You’ll undoubtedly return home feeling physically, mentally, and spiritually rejuvenated and reconnected.

Here are some of the best yoga retreats in India for relaxation, spiritual growth, and self-discovery.


A royal favorite of Charles and Camilla, Soukya is one of the best yoga retreats in India to find inner peace. Guests come here to address serious health issues - depression, thyroid problems, migraines, diabetes and is known as a very serious health sanctuary offering the best in Ayurvedic healing. There are daily group blessings, and the spiritual side is treated equally. It’s a fusion of the best ancient medical traditions with top-notch Ayurveda, and all herbal concoctions and oils come straight from their very own organic garden. Diet is essential to the stay, with delicious low-fat vegetarian food freshly picked from the garden. It goes beyond just yoga at Soukya, as it blends the entire practice with every aspect of healing for the best experience possible and produces long-lasting effects.

The Yoga pavilion at Soukya

Ananda In The Himalayas

Ananda in the Himalayas has made a legendary name for itself and is well known worldwide as one of India's best healing spa retreats. Famous for its yoga and Ayurvedic healing practices, Ananda in the Himalayas is one of the best yoga retreats in India to find inner peace, spiritual growth and become a full-flung yogi. Everything at Ananda in the Himalayas has been designed to encourage your wellness; the restaurant serves Ayurvedic cuisine to ensure you’re nourished from within, and the accommodation with its understated luxury promises a restful night’s sleep – everything blends perfectly to ensure that by the end of your retreat, you feel healthy and renewed with an improved sense of wellbeing.

A group Yoga class at Ananda in the Himalayas

Six Senses Vana 

Designed with a fusion of dramatic and serene, Six Senses Vana is a fantastic choice for spiritual growth and inner peace. It is one of the most incredible yoga retreats in India.  It is for everyone besieged by the challenges of living in the modern world and is a haven to escape to, discover, be still in, and heal. Ayurveda healing is offered alongside traditional Chinese medicine and Tibetan healing – Sowa Rigpa. There are on-site nutritionists, visiting monks and experts, Sufi singing sessions, and lectures. This yoga retreat in India is equipped with steam rooms, saunas, indoor and outdoor pools, infrared cabins, and a well-equipped gym. There are also tennis courts, a herb garden, and lots of spots for Yoga and meditation.

A group Yoga class at Six Senses Vana

Somatheeran Ayurvedic Health Resort  

The Somatheeran Ayurvedic Health Resort is a place where you are encouraged to slow down and enjoy the pace of life. It’s one of the best yoga retreats in India for not only spiritual growth, but also to become a happier and healthier individual. The yoga retreat focuses on quality over quantity, with only the best programmes, amenities, and healing techniques for the ultimate experience. With a focus on Ayurvedic therapies, yoga, and meditation, the Somatheeran Ayurvedic Health Resort encourages inner peace, rest, and relaxation, as guests are encouraged to spend their free time attending a yoga session, taking a dip in the pool, or strolling down the beach.

Somatheeran Ayurvedic Health Resort

Shreyas Retreat 

A spiritual ashram with a touch of luxury, Shreyas Retreat is one of the best yoga retreats in India. If you want to explore your spiritual side and improve your Yogi poses, then Shreyas will be your paradise on earth. This retreat was designed for those who want to create an escape experience, practice yoga and meditation, and have a purely vegetarian diet in comfortable, peaceful surroundings. The atmosphere is incredibly laid back, and the goal is rejuvenation and relaxation. Additionally, food is a big highlight for you at this yoga retreat, with a varied menu to choose from to nourish your body after a long day of yoga and meditation.

A group Yoga class at Shreyas Retreat


Swaswara is a sanctuary of health and wellness and, without a doubt, one of the best yoga retreats in India. Ayurveda and yoga are the specialties here, India, of course, being the birthplace of both these things, with different Ayurvedic treatments and yoga practices being used to treat all manner of different concerns. A beautiful natural setting that is ideally suited to the treatments, therapies, and activities offered here, Swaswara aims to encourage the well-being of mind, body, and soul through natural means that nurture from the inside out. Everything is in balance at this serene sanctuary, combining to create the perfect circumstances to ensure your stay leaves you renewed and rejuvenated.

A group Yoga and meditation class at Swaswara

Kalari Rasayana 

Surrounded by palm trees, luscious gardens, and charming and authentic villages, Kalari Rasayana is a well-renowned yoga retreat and one of the best in India. Ayurvedic medicine and yoga are the retreat's main focus, providing mental, physical, and spiritual healing. You will be examined by an Ayurvedic specialist, who will then design a programme that is best for you based on you and your needs. You will participate in Ayurvedic practices, yoga sessions, and meditation circles and relax with high-quality massages in a serene and tranquil setting that can't be beaten.

A private Yoga class at Kalari Rasayana

India offers some of the best yoga retreats for spiritual growth globally. The retreats we have discussed offer a range of yoga styles, meditation practices, and spiritual teachings that cater to all levels of practitioners. By immersing yourself in India's ancient wisdom and traditions, you can better understand yourself and the world around you. Be sure to contact us here at Healing Holidays to learn more about the best yoga retreats in India.

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