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These retreats and resorts around the world are perfect for couples whose love language is decidedly yoga.
SoulTribe Adventures in Thatch Caye, Belize
Escape with your sweetie to a one-mile long private island in Belize, and, to really get this right, book an overwater bungalow. SoulTribe Adventures leads the 6-night retreat, which includes two daily yoga and meditation sessions, a daily workout class, inversion workshops, and gourmet meals. Nathania Stambouli, yoga instructor and co-founder of SoulTribe Adventures, says she loves inspiring couples to find more activities that they can enjoy together—which, at this dreamy Belize retreat, could be kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, or even rappelling in a cave. Oh, and for a cute photo opp, there’s a pair of Instagram-ready swings that extend out over the ocean. We’ve got a hashtag ready for you: #LoveIsInTheAir.
From $1,995, soultribeadventures.com
When: Oct. 31-Nov. 6
Energy Medicine Yoga: The Hidden Powers of the Chakras at Feathered Pipe Ranch, Helena, Montana
Take your relationship to a deeper level by attending a chakra-focused retreat at Feathered Pipe Ranch, which is nestled in the northern Rocky Mountains in Montana. During this retreat, morning and afternoon practices will be mixed with lectures, experiential work with the chakras, as well as some journaling and guided meditation. The retreat is led by Lauren Walker, the author of “Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription.” In between sessions, guests can go hiking in the surrounding forest then cool off with a dip in the resort’s spring-fed lake.
From $1,795, featheredpipe.com
When: Aug. 24-31
The Travel Yogi’s France Yoga Retreat Adventure in the Dordogne region, France
Sure, Paris may be known as a city for lovers. But the Dordogne region in southwest France also excels in the romance department. This yoga retreat in the French countryside is great for couples who are new to yoga, as there’s a balance of activity and relaxation, and the yoga—which happens most mornings and every night—is always all levels. Itinerary highlights include wine tastings, the chance to blend your own bottle of vino, farm-to-table meals, and shopping in the renowned Sunday market in Issigeac, a charming medieval town. Jennifer Hoddevik, founder and owner of The Travel Yogi, adds that this trip is perfect for couples because they can reserve a gite, which is a mini-house, allowing for some privacy. Plus, a private chef can cater a breakfast in bed.
From $2,595, thetravelyogi.com
When: Multiple dates; the next retreat with availability is June 15-22
Love by the Moon at Sansara Surf and Yoga Resort in Cambutal, Panama
The agenda at this beachfront retreat: Yoga. Surf. Repeat. For couples truly looking to get away, the Sansara Surf and Yoga Resort is located at the southernmost point of Panama in the Azuero Peninsula. The resort’s newest cabana, the “Om Suite,” is luxe and romantic, with a private terrace and infinity pool showing off unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean. The “Love by the Moon” retreat will be led by the resort’s co-owner, Janel Phillips, and Emma Korkola, founder of Canada’sYoga Mala. During the retreat, couples are encouraged to allow emotions to guide them, let go of fear, and become totally present for themselves and their partners. The retreat includes two yoga practices each day, in a space that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, as well as two yoga workshops. Plus, guests here will enjoy a beach bonfire, healthy meals prepped with local produce, and fresh seafood and complimentary access to stand-up paddleboards and snorkeling gear. Round out the retreat by adding on a couple’s massage or horseback ride along the beach. Swoon!
From $2,195, sansararesort.com
When: March 17-23
Amalfi Coast Yoga Retreat near Sorrento, Italy
Yoga is practiced on a sunny rooftop overlooking the Bay of Naples, showing off a highlight reel of Italy’s best—Capri, Ischia, and Mount Vesuvius. When you’re breathing deeply during yoga classes, you may just smell the scent of lemon groves. In addition to daily vinyasa yoga practices, couples can make their own pizza at a group pizza party, hike above Positano, or take a private boat tour of the island of Capri. Save a day to tour the ruins of Pompeii, the nearby ancient Roman city. The stunning sunsets from the villa that hosts the retreat, led by Heidi d’Esposito, up the ante when it comes to the romance factor.
When: May 17-24
Yoga and Coffee Retreat in Manizales, Colombia
Psst: Some consider coffee a natural aphrodisiac because of its ability to boost stamina and increase dopamine, the feel-good, pleasure-inducing hormone. What we’re hinting at? A coffee farm is an ideal spot to host a couples’ yoga retreat. During this five-day yoga and coffee retreat, guests stay on a working coffee farm in the heart of Colombia’s coffee region. Daily yoga practices are held on a porch overlooking the coffee fields. You’ll also learn about the coffee-making process, visit volcanic thermals, and learn how to dance bachata, salsa, and merengue with your partner. “You’ll create space for rest, relaxation and intentional time with your partner during this retreat on a Colombian coffee farm,” says Eliesha Lovell, with Yoga Love Colombia.
From $810, yogalovecolombia.com
When: July 10-14; Dec. 11-15
Basking in the Baja Yoga Retreat at Prana Del Mar near Los Cabos, Mexico
Prana Del Mar is a paradise for yogis. This deluxe, beachfront retreat and wellness center is located at the southern tip of Baja, Mexico, on the outskirts of Los Cabos. About 40 yoga and wellness retreats are offered each season (October to July) at this resort perched on the Pacific Ocean. Couples here can enjoy plenty of quintessential romantic activities: horseback riding along the beach (you might spot some migrating whales); taking a siesta in a double hammock in the resort’s desert garden; snuggling up under a blanket on the roofdeck to stargaze; or connecting by walking a labyrinth together. Two daily classes are included—a vinyasa practice in the morning and a restorative class in the afternoon—and the retreat also includes a bonfire on the beach and a Yoga Trance Dance.
From $1,975, pranadelmar.com
When: April 13 – 20
Vivo Resorts in Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Already visited Tulum and looking for the next up-and-coming yogi destination in Mexico? We’re betting on Puerto Escondido, which, means “Hidden Port.” The laid-back town in Oaxaca is already a favorite among surfers and backpackers. While there’s not a programmed yoga retreat here, couples can enjoy yoga classes overlooking the ocean at Vivo Resorts, a wellness-focused resort that was founded by former Olympic skier Cary Mullen. Cleanse your spirits in a traditional Oaxacan Temazcal sweat lodge, meditate in a tropical garden, and enjoy couples’ massages incorporating passion fruit or chocolate in a palapa.
From $160 a night, vivoresorts.com