Are you thinking about a women’s group yoga retreat but are unsure if it’s right for you? Or maybe you’re longing for a break that offers relaxation and personal growth.

Women’s yoga retreats offer more than a simple holiday. These group getaways aren’t just restful escapes. They’re game-changers. Imagine blending a relaxing stay in a beautiful location with yoga, Pilates, and meditation while meeting people who truly get you. Now, that’s a life booster!

So, if you’re interested in booking a women’s group yoga retreat but need a little reassurance, keep reading to discover the top 7 reasons why it could be the best decision you make this year.


Do you love the freedom of solo travel? Women’s group retreats bring something extra to the table, whether you’re in your 30s, 60s or somewhere in between. Our yoga retreats aren’t your everyday getaways; think of them as your personal sanctuary for rejuvenation. A place where you can kick back, feel safe, meet like-minded women, and just be you.

And talk about options! You can do yoga till you drop, test out some Pilates, chow down on some seriously good-for-you grub, and bask in all the good vibes.

Whether you’re a yoga newbie or a full-on guru, you’ll get tailored advice to help you level up your practice – all while having a blast on a well-rounded holiday.

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Half Of Our Yoga Retreat Guests Are Solo Travellers


If you’re still on the fence about booking a group yoga retreat as a solo traveller, let us tip the scales for you. Here are 7 compelling reasons that make these getaways more than just a vacation – they are the catalyst for change you’ve been dreaming of. 

1. Connect with Nature and Disconnect from Technology

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, it’s only natural to find ourselves staring at screens for longer each day. Doing so means also losing touch with the natural elements that once grounded us. 

Women’s group yoga retreats offer an invaluable opportunity to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature. It may sound like a punishment, but imagine replacing endless scrolling with picturesque landscapes such as a beach in Bali or a mountain range in Greece.

You’ll immediately notice freedom from the constant notifications on your phone trying to steal your attention and interrupt your peace. When you consciously decide to swap screen time for quality moments in nature, it can do wonders for your mental well-being. 

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Disconnect From Your Devices And Immerse Yourself In Nature

Doing a digital detox and unplugging from tech not only clears your head but also helps you soak in the now. Trust us, your phone won’t miss you—but you might just find you don’t miss it either!

You’ll also experience more meaningful engagements with fellow retreat-goers and nature. Imagine the tranquillity of meditating in an olive grove or practicing yoga beside a beautiful pool. At a women’s group retreat, that dream will become reality!

2. Recharge Your Emotional Well-being: From Stress to Bliss

Life can get busy and stressful. Especially when you’re juggling work, family, and, hey, maybe even some grandkids too! Yoga retreats are like your personal reset button – a haven to recharge your batteries and get your groove back.

With guided mindfulness and meditation, you get the tools to manage stress, kick it to the curb and find that inner Zen. It’s the best reboot you can get.

Here, everyone listens intently and shares inspirational stories, fostering genuine friendships and meaningful connections. It’s like the best dinner party you’ve ever attended but for your soul. Think of it as a private sanctuary where you can heal and come out feeling brand-new.

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Meet New People And Make Meaningful Connections

Specialised mindfulness practices offer an opportunity to dive deeper into meditation to fully de-stress, and uplifting food choices ensure a well-rounded approach to wellness.

You may be sceptical that a yoga retreat can be beneficial for your physical, mental, and emotional health – we get it! Believe it or not, even science says that booking a retreat is a good idea. No joke, there’s a real study that backs this up! 

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that attendees who participate in wellness retreats experience significant benefits in terms of relaxation, mindfulness, and overall well-being – yes, it’s scientifically proven.

Plus, they felt better physically and not just for a few days. We’re talking about long-term goodness here. Going on retreat isn’t just spending money; it’s investing in your well-being. And you’re totally worth it!

3. Improve Your Health – Mind, Body, & Soul

Embarking on a women’s retreat is more than an escape. It’s a holistic investment in you. Every part of the retreat experience is curated to nourish all aspects of yourself. 

The food? Oh, it’s a whole vibe! Think chef-crafted eats that are as yummy as they are healthy. These culinary delights are so delicious you’ll be inspired to maintain healthy eating habits after you’ve returned home.

On the wellness front, experts guide sessions ranging from mindfulness and stress management to specialised meditations like yoga Nidra. These practices teach you how to stay healthy and happy, so you’ll leave feeling fresh and armed with the know-how to keep it that way.

You will enjoy daily yoga, ranging from energising vinyasa flows in the mornings to calming yin sessions in the evening. During your practice you’ll learn about linking breath to movement, and why mobility is so important to future-proof your body. Besides yoga, our signature Pilates classes are fun and engaging. These sweat sessions are optional of course, but they will help to strengthen your core & glutes, giving your yoga practice a boost.

Our yoga & Pilates classes are catered to all levels, and adjustments will be given to those who need it.

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Practice Yoga In Beautiful Locations

4. Forge Meaningful Connections

Attending a women-only yoga retreat goes beyond simple introductions; it’s about building relationships that matter with like-minded individuals.

Forget those awkward networking mixers. Here, it’s all about real talks and genuine bonds, all in a supportive group that lifts you up emotionally and spiritually. It’s networking without the business cards, but the connections and friendships could advance your personal and professional life in unimaginable ways.

5. Take Time for Yourself

Me-time alert! It’s the best of both worlds: new pals and quality time for you. Amidst today’s glorification of “busyness,” group yoga & Pilates retreats serve as a sanctuary where you can pause, breathe, and recharge

From Zen moments in a guided meditation to mindful nature walks, you get to clear out mental clutter and focus on you – peaceful, empowered you.

6. See Beautiful Destinations and Have a Unique Experience

Ready for picture perfect spots and unique cultural digs? Think secluded beaches, lush forests, and those “pinch me, I’m dreaming” mountain views. This is far from your typical tourist experience; we’re immersing ourselves in authentic local culture, from indulging in gourmet delicacies to savouring the region’s finest wines.

Enjoy Wine Tasting And Fine Foods When You ‘Retreat Here’

Any activities in your retreat itinerary are carefully curated to resonate with the group’s collective spirit, making each yoga retreat not just a journey to a beautiful destination but a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for meaningful transformation.

7. Empower Yourself

Finally, women’s group yoga retreats aren’t just vacations; they’re full-on feel-good escapes with movement, meditation, culinary delights, and excursions. Whether you join us for a weekend or an entire week, our getaways are designed to focus on you

Imagine stepping away from your daily routine to explore new destinations, engage in yoga and Pilates, and share laughs and stories with likeminded women.

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Explore New Destinations: Greece

Embrace every retreat day with an open mind and you will feel empowered and unstoppable. You’ll leave feeling like you can slay dragons – or, at the very least, that impossible to-do list. Hello, new & recharged you!


Are you ready for your first women-only group retreat but don’t know what to expect? Think of it less as a typical retreat and more like an all-inclusive experience with yoga, Pilates, food, and fun. 

Here’s a quick guide to make your first time memorable.

  • Practical Packing: Yoga gear, casual wear, a swimsuit, and sunscreen are all you’ll need. Meals are already taken care of but do inform us of any dietary restrictions when booking.
  • Be Open and Mindful: From new yoga poses to exotic wines, embrace the chance to broaden your horizons. Also, leave any judgments at the door and immerse yourself fully.
  • Pre-Event Networking: Many retreats offer pre-event chats upon request, especially when booking a twin room as a solo traveller. Take this opportunity to get acquainted and plan your experience.
  • Striking a Balance: Enjoy enriching activities like yoga, as well as leisurely ones – perhaps even a cocktail by the poolside.
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Our Retreats Are All About Balance
  • Capture Wisely: Feel free to snap a few memories for Instagram, but prioritise being present over capturing the perfect shot.
  • Feedback Matters: Loved it or think it could be better? Your authentic feedback helps make the next retreat even more awesome.
  • Do Your Research: Prioritise reading reviews and talking with past attendees to manage your expectations.
  • Book and Plan Early: These experiences are popular, so reserve your spot as soon as possible. Consider doing some pre-retreat digital detoxing or goal-setting to maximise your experience.
  • Trust Your Instincts: You’re in this space to relax, grow and unwind. Don’t feel obligated to do everything on the agenda.


Finally, a women’s yoga retreat is not just a holiday but a transformative investment in yourself that pays long-term dividends in well-being. Even if you’re used to solo holidays and think a group retreat might be too much to handle, everything about these group retreats is specially made with solo women travellers in mind, offering the perfect mix of social and alone time.

At Retreat Here, we think life is all about finding the right balance in everything we do. Moving & Resting. Vinyasa & Yin. Work & Play. Yoga & Pilates. Smoothies & Champagne. Our goal is to give you the tools and mindset to create and live a well-balanced life upon returning home.

So, are you ready to embark on the ultimate journey of self-discovery and rejuvenation? Explore our upcoming retreats crafted exclusively for women like you. Are you in?

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