In today’s modern world, life can quickly become unbearably overwhelming. Between balancing demanding jobs, trying to stay fit, keep an active social life, and take care of kids, things can get stressful real fast. That’s why it is incredibly important to take some time to step away and re-center. There are plenty of wonderful wellness retreats that give you a perfect space to relax, unwind, and recharge yourself before heading back into the fast pace of the world. Here are some great and affordable getaways you can take to bring yourself back to normal.
Pura Vida Adventures – Costa Rica
At this wellness retreat, you can enjoy weeklong yoga retreats and surf camps. This Costa Rican getaway offers co-ed or women-only retreats. In addition to surf lessons and yoga on the beach, you can enjoy excursions and then relax at the waterfront resort. The retreat costs $2995 and includes all meals, accommodation, surfing and yoga lessons, and also a one hour massage.
YogaScapes – California
This retreat takes place in Joshua Tree National Park where you can watch the sunrise from your tent, go hiking and biking along the rock formations, take morning yoga classes, and watch the starry sky in the evenings. This two day retreat is perfect for those who love the great outdoors. Its cost starts at $650 for two days that include yoga classes, vegetarian meals, and accommodation at the Indian Cove Campground.
Kripalu Radical Self Love – Massachusetts
While most people associate wellness retreats with beachfronts, the Winter Solstice Yoga Retreat at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health is a beautiful winter getaway in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The retreat offers meditation sessions, gentle yoga, and restorative winter woods walks. The retreat’s price starts at $468 and includes meals, group activities, and two nights at a dormitory.
The Lodge at Woodloch – Pennsylvania
The Lodge at Woodloch offers the Just One – One-Night Midweek Escape getaway. Located in the woods of the Poconos, this spa resort offers wellness and fitness classes, delicious gourmet meals, and outdoor excursions. The mid-week one-night getaway costs about $329 for a Veranda Classic Standard room, three gourmet meals, a guided group excursion, and access to the fitness and health amenities. You can also add on any spa treatments you desire.
Aqua Wellness Resort – Nicaragua
The Aqua Wellness 3-Day Refresh Program offers yoga classes, massages, and water activities all in the gorgeous setting of the Emerald Coast of Nicaragua. The program costs $605 for four days and three nights that covers private yoga classes, massages and facials, private transportation from the airport, and a branded tank top. Accommodations are extra and start at $100 per night.