Solo Travellers

Find Your Path: Solo retreats for personal growth

Traveling solo is one of the most life-changing and eye-opening experiences you can have in a lifetime. Being solely responsible for yourself while traveling around the world promotes responsibility, self-awareness, inspiration, and a chance to experience the world from a new perspective. You will learn what you are really capable of doing and learn how to readjust your lifestyle to be the best overall version of yourself.

If you have never traveled solo before, going to a solo wellness retreat is a fantastic place to start. Solo travel is one of the fastest-growing sectors of wellness travel, and there are dozens of Healing Holidays retreats around the world that specifically caters to solo travelers. Whether you are looking to learn more about yourself, improve your overall health, or be around like-minded individuals with a welcoming atmosphere, a solo retreat is very beneficial. read more...

Why go on a solo retreat?

Solo retreats create a positive space for shared values, interests, and desires. Not only will going on a solo retreat allow you to meet new people and connect more with nature in a peaceful setting, but they also provide activities and environments for personal growth and a better overall well-being. Solo retreats can improve our health, boost dopamine levels, and help you learn to become more connected and in tune with yourself and the world around you.

Benefits of a solo retreat

Going on a solo retreat has a lot of benefits and offers a lot of advantages over other holiday options. Not only does traveling to a solo retreat invite positive change but there are various health benefits offered by solo retreats, as well as flexibility and personal growth. Some of the best benefits of going on a solo retreat are as follows:

  • Go at your own pace: One of the best benefits of going on a solo retreat is the opportunity to go at your own pace. You aren't in a race with anyone, and there is no one to compare yourself to throughout the process. Going at your own pace increases personal confidence and greater long-lasting success.
  • Focus on personal growth: Going on a solo retreat allows time to focus on personal growth. Going to a retreat alone may force you outside of your comfort zone, inspire confidence and growth, and greater personal awareness.
  • Opportunity for self-care: To enhance your overall wellness and physical well-being, one of the best benefits of a solo retreat is the opportunity for self-care. Whether you are looking to relax with spa services, want to spice up your exercise routine, or looking for nutritional advice, a solo retreat caters to your personal needs and what's best for your body.
  • Promotes lifestyle makeovers: Solo retreats allow us to focus better on our own behaviors and attitudes, oftentimes promoting complete lifestyle changes. Travelling alone forces you to appreciate more, makes you more responsible, and becomes more aware of yourself and your surroundings. Knowing what areas of your life need a style change and how to identify those areas is one of the most beneficial and long last benefits of a solo retreat.
  • Meet like-minded people: Another great benefit of a solo retreat is meeting other like-minded solo travelers during your holiday. Although you will arrive and attend alone, loneliness is the complete opposite of how you will feel, thanks to a supportive atmosphere and community of familiarity.
  • Creates independence: Going on a solo retreat creates freedom and independence. You aren't tied down to any responsibilities, and you can do as much or as little as you want to during a solo retreat. You will find that by having the power of flexibility, your mind, and body will become more relaxed and at peace.

Where to go on a Solo Retreat

There are dozens of great locations around the world that are ideal for going on a solo retreat for personal growth. If you are looking to better your overall health with professional medical guidance, improve your nutrition, or experience detox of your mind and body, consider heading to Europe and check out these solo retreats in Austria, Spain, Germany, or Italy.

On the other hand, if you are looking to go on a solo retreat that promotes more personal guidance and relaxation with holistic practices, consider heading to Asia, where you can practice Ayurvedic Medicine in Sri Lanka or yoga and meditation in Thailand.

No matter what you are looking to get out of a solo retreat, Healing Holidays is guaranteed to have an option that is best suited for you. If you were still on the fence about traveling solo, we hope this guide to the benefits of a solo retreat for personal growth has inspired you to book that ticket and go alone


Discover our selection of solo traveller retreats below or contact our wellness experts, who will give you unbiased advice on
how to tailor the right programme for your individual needs. Call our wellness advisors at 02078433597 or enquire here.

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Wellbeing Sabbatical
Kamalaya | Thailand
21 nights

If you are looking for a deeply restorative wellness experience then Kamalaya’s Wellbeing Sabbatical programme could be just the ticket.Following an in-depth wellness consultation, you'll enjoy a variety of restorative and revitalising treatments such as Shirodhara and tension relief mass…

Sharing from £7809.00£7809.00 pp
Singles from £9139.00£9139.00 pp
SHA Rebalance & Energise Programme
SHA Wellness Clinic | Spain
4, 7 or 14 nights

The SHA Rebalance & Energise programme is ideal for those who are not looking to pursue a specific health goal, but still want to improve their lifestyle and wellbeing.Through a combination of nutrition, exercise and various treatments, your body and mind’s health will be improved. You wi…

Sharing from £2779.00£2779.00 pp
Singles from £3599.00£3599.00 pp
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Lanserhof Sylt Cure Classic
Lanserhof Sylt | Germany
7, 10, 14 or 21 nights

The Lanserhof Sylt Cure Classic programme is available for 7, 10, 14 or 21 nights and is based on the award-winning LANS Med Concept which combines Modern Mayr Medicine, traditional naturopathy and the latest scientific research to deeply cleanse your body of harmful toxins.Following a thorough med…

Sharing from £4829.00£4829.00 pp
Singles from £6529.00£6529.00 pp
SHA Mexico Rebalance & Energise Programme
SHA Wellness Mexico | Mexico
4, 7 or 14 nights

The SHA Mexico Rebalance & Energise programme is ideal for those who are not looking to pursue a specific health goal, but still want to improve their lifestyle and wellbeing.Through a combination of nutrition, exercise and various treatments, your body and mind’s health will be improved.…

Sharing from £3229.00£3229.00 pp
Singles from £4399.00£4399.00 pp
Absolute Rest & Rebalance Programme
Absolute Sanctuary | Thailand
5, 7 or 10 nights

Non-stop demands, hectic schedules and an endless ‘to do’ list can all take their toll on your body, mind and soul.Available over 5, 7 or 10 nights, Absolute Sanctuary’s Rest & Rebalance Programme offers guests guidance on how to find a healthy balance in their lives, through …

Sharing from £1179.00£1179.00 pp
Singles from £1369.00£1369.00 pp
Personal Yoga Synergy Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
3, 5, 7 or 14 nights

The Personal Yoga Synergy programme at Kamalaya is suitable for beginners and yogis alike.Over various durations, you’ll enjoy private one-on-one yoga sessions tailored to your own skill level and goals alongside traditional Ayurvedic therapies from experienced therapists.In tandem with your …

Sharing from £1459.00£1459.00 pp
Singles from £1649.00£1649.00 pp
Lefay Anti-Stress
Lefay Resort & SPA Lago Di Garda | Italy
5 or 10 nights

Anyone seeking to reduce the impact of stress on their overall health and wellbeing should think about trying Lefay Resort & SPA Lago Di Garda’s Anti-Stress programme.Through a combination of nutrition and various treatments, including acupuncture, moxibustion and breathing activities, yo…

Sharing from £2999.00£2999.00 pp
Singles from £3699.00£3699.00 pp
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LANSERHOF CURE CLASSIC
Lanserhof Tegernsee | Germany
7, 10, 14 or 21 nights

The Lanserhof Cure Classic Programme is available for 7, 10, 14 or 21 nights and is based on the award-winning LANS Med Concept which combines Modern Mayr Medicine, traditional naturopathy and the latest scientific research to deeply cleanse your body of harmful toxins.Following a thorough medical …

Sharing from £5829.00£5829.00 pp
Singles from £7269.00£7269.00 pp
Panchakarma
Ayurveda Parkschlösschen | Germany
9, 13, 20 or 34 nights

The Panchkarma is Ayurveda Parkschlösschen’s signature programme and is not for the faint hearted.This intensive detox programme available over 9, 13, 20 or 34 nights aims to help you achieve optimal physical and mental health by cleansing the body of harmful toxins. This is achieved thr…

Sharing from £5159.00£5159.00 pp
Singles from £5339.00£5339.00 pp
YogaCoreCycle Programme
Samahita Retreat | Thailand
3, 5, 7 or 10 days

Samahita’s signature YogaCoreCyle programme is designed to offer your body and mind an integrated yoga and functional fitness approach.The programme offers a level of activity and rejuvenation that covers all aspects of human functioning across yoga asana, both dynamic and restorative, medita…

Sharing from £349.00£349.00 pp
Singles from £469.00£469.00 pp
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Lanserhof LANS CURE Classic
Lanserhof LANS | Austria
7, 10, 14 or 21 nights

The Lanserhof Cure Classic programme is based on the award-winning LANS Med Concept which combines Modern Mayr Medicine, traditional naturopathy and the latest scientific research to deeply cleanse your body of harmful toxins.Following a thorough medical examination, a doctor will put together a pe…

Sharing from £4699.00£4699.00 pp
Singles from £5109.00£5109.00 pp
A Wellness Stay At Six Senses Vana
Six Senses Vana | India
5, 7, 14, 21 or 28 nights

This package is ideal for those who are not looking to pursue a specific health goal, but still want to improve their lifestyle and wellbeing.Available over various durations, this packcage includes a personalised meal plan, a wellness consultation and one private treatment per day.You will also ha…

Sharing from £1569.00£1569.00 pp
Singles from £2039.00£2039.00 pp
Ananda Rebalance
Ananda in the Himalayas | India
7, 14 or 21 nights

The Ananda Rebalance programme integrates traditional oriental therapies to address hormonal balance, specifically for menopause in women and also to address changes in testosterone and other hormones in men.As part of your programme, you will also have access to the hydrotherapy facilities and gro…

Sharing from £3959.00£3959.00 pp
Singles from £4929.00£4929.00 pp
Preidlhof Glowing Flow Retreat
Preidlhof | Italy
Fixed Date Retreat: 6 nights

Find yourself, let go, discover, expand, transform and rediscover your energy potential with Preidlhof's Glowing Flow retreat.This transformational six night holistic programme will be led by Master Therapist Stefano Battaglia who is considered one of Europe's top healers. It…

Sharing from £3829.00£3829.00 pp
Singles from £3939.00£3939.00 pp
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