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7 Best Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh

Oct 19, 2020

Known as the ‘yoga capital of the world’, Rishikesh has an ancient link with the discipline of yoga. This town nestled in the Himalayan foothills, nurtured by the divine Ganges River, has been the choicest spot for sages and saints in search of spirituality and enlightenment. Keeping the legacy alive, today Rishikesh is filled with all kinds of yoga retreats. From luxury yoga retreats to budget yoga retreats, from short duration retreats to retreats that go on for about a  month, Rishikesh has something to offer for everyone. This place also  has some of the best yoga teacher training retreats in India. 

Here we have picked out the top 7 yoga retreats in Rishikesh. Check them out.

 

Ananda In The Himalayas in Uttarakhand, India.

 

Ranked the “No.1 destination spa in the world 2019” by Conde Nast traveler, Oprah Winfrey says “Going to Ananda is more like a pilgrimage than a visit”.  Located in Uttarakhand, at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, Ananda brings luxury and wellness to life. 

Wellness services provided here include ayurvedic rejuvenation, dhyana self-realization program, weight management, stress management, detox, yogic detox, yoga. This place also offers complimentary lectures on Vedanta twice a day by disciples of Swami Parthasarathy. 

The accommodation here is magnificent and luxurious with each room attached to a private balcony offering scenic views. The suites are adorned with antique furniture, luxurious private sitting, and dining area. There are 3 villas with private sauna, a butler and pantry service, and a private pool. 

In terms of food, Ananda offers a customized menu prepared by Ayurvedic doctors and chefs. They use fresh, organic and local produce to prepare food without any added or artificial sweetners, colors, flavours, and preservatives. They also have a in-house restaurant that serves delectable Indian, Asian and European cuisine. 

 

Spiritual Life Home, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

 

Another very well-known yoga retreat in Rishikesh,India, Spiritual Life Home offers a variety of yoga and Ayurveda retreats. They have short retreats for 4 days while some others may go up to 21 days. This place also offers several courses in Ayurveda and yoga teacher training along with spiritual retreats. The energy of this wellness retreat is filled with divine spirituality. The mornings here usually begin with mantra chanting and ends by taking part in the grand Ganga aarti. 

The food offered here is vegetarian and Satwik . All the fruits and vegetables used in preparing meals are seasonal and locally produced. 

The accommodation here is comfortable and warm. Every room has all modern facilities along with Wi-Fi.

Naturoville Spa, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

 

Located in the lush greenery of Rishikesh, Naturoville Spa is a renowned wellness center. It is a perfect place to relax and recharge the tired minds and bodies. This place offers therapies and treatments in Ayurveda, yoga, meditation, and naturopathy. They have packages for detoxification, anti-aging, psoriasis, weight management, depression and stress management, Panchakarma, diabetes, arthritis, etc. They also conduct special spiritual tours to complement the wellness experience of their guests. 

The food here is made using herbs, fruits, and vegetables with ayurvedic properties which are seasonal organic produce that is locally sourced.

Accommodation in Naturoville is lavish with all modern facilities and excellent Wi-Fi connectivity.

The Sattva Retreat, Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

 

This beautiful retreat is located just on the periphery of Rishikesh. The retreat packages here start from 3 days and many that are for up to 21 days. This place offers wellness treatment services for detoxification, self-care, rejuvenation, etc. They also offer a range of spa and massage services like Balinese massage, hydrotherapy, herbal body glow, aromatherapy, rice bath, mud treatment, etc. This place also offers nature and adventure activities for their guests. 

The food here is made from fresh local seasonal produce. 

Accommodation here is comfortable and warm with guests getting a majestic view of the Himalayas from each room.

  1. Veda5 Rishsikesh

Another one of the renowned retreats in Rishikesh, Veda5 offers a world-class wellness experience. It offers treatment and therapies in Ayurveda, yoga, and naturopathy. This place also has dedicated retreats to offer exclusive benefits of these disciplines to the participants. They also offer spiritual retreats. Armed with a serene and peaceful location, Veda5 has a skilled team of doctors and therapists who work together to provide customised solutions in order to attain the perfect mind-body balance. They also offer panchakarma therapy, different types of mud baths, ayurvedic massages, rejuvenation and weight loss packages. 

The accommodation here is excellent with lush interiors, scenic balconies, and all modern facilities.

Veda5 has an organic kitchen farm the produce from which are used to prepare delicious vegetarian meals. They also offer customised menu for guests with specific health conditions or are undergoing an ayurvedic treatment. 

 

Modi Yoga Retreat

This luxurious yoga retreat offers ayurvedic therapies, naturopathy treatments, nutritional consultation, and guidance on self-awareness through yoga and meditation. They also have pain management therapies, immunity boosting programs, sleep care programs, obesity management, gut healing, etc. 

Accommodation here is a luxurious affair here with rooms decorated in soothing earthy tones. Every room has a balcony with a scenic view of the Himalayas and each room comes with all modern facilities.

Dewa Retreat

Another luxurious retreat in Rishikesh, Dewa Retreat has their own yoga and meditation studio, Ayurveda panchakarma centre and spa facility along with a library that has an impressive collection of books on yoga and philosophy. Nestled in the gorgeous Himalayan foothills, this retreat is ideal for a deep and long-lasting rejuvenation. This place offers yoga retreats, meditation retreats, yoga teacher training retreats, along with adventurous activities like white water rafting, trekking, and camping. 

 

The accommodation here is stylish and luxurious. Each room offers a gorgeous view of the mighty Himalayas. Every room is well-equipped with all modern facilities for a comfortable stay.

 

If you want to combine luxury and wellness and are looking towards Rishikesh for that, then now you know where you should head. This list of the luxury yoga retreats in Rishikesh covers the top stars of this arena that will provide you an experience you will never forget. 

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