Ready to get away, but need it to be meaningful? In our minds, that’s what retreats are for. Not all travel needs to involve endless margaritas by the pool. If you’re looking for an experience you can sink your teeth into while still getting away from it all, these six upcoming retreats are just what you’re looking for…
The 6 Best Wellness Retreats To Indulge In
This Summer + Fall
Retreat name: Ricari Wellbeing Retreat at Forte San Giorgio (shown above) | September 15–October 1, 2022
Hosted by: Ricari Studios
who it’s for: Serious wellness lovers with a low-key vibe and a good aesthetic.
Description: The well-renowned wellness studio, Ricari Studios is combining forces with Forte San Giorgio to offer an exclusive weeklong wellness retreat on the Tuscan island of Capraia. This thoughtfully designed experience includes three signature lymphatic drainage treatments from Ricari, private and group fitness with trainers, hikes throughout the immaculate landscape, sea swimming, boat trips, sunrise meditations, massages, handmade Italian cuisine, and wine tasting. The programming is relaxed—everything is optional!—encouraging guests to follow their own personal rhythms.
Retreat name: Españolita’s Fall Retreat in Mallorca | October 22–27, 2022
Hosted by: Españolita
who it’s for: Foodies ready for immersive travel and total decompression.
Description: This intimate, five night, fall retreat is completely devoted to Mallorca’s culinary culture—especially its olive oil. Find inspiration through gentle walks through the countryside around this private, stone-walled estate, built over olive tree groves and nestled in the mountains. Celebratory meals shared outdoors, where guests can take in the Mediterranean sea view or swim in a pristine pool. Structured-yet-chill activities are planned—from wine tastings over an open fire to sunset from a highpoint on the island, and more. Local artisans will teach participants how to cook local cuisine, while educating about the processes of their ancient olive mills.
Retreat name: The Uplevel Your Life Yoga & Transformation Retreat in Tulum, Mexico | September 21–25, 2022
Hosted by: Adi and Sophie Jaffe
Who it’s for: Open-minded individuals and couples who are ready to get deeply transparent with an intentional group.
Description: Hosted by husband and wife wellness and mental health experts, Adi and Sophia Jaffe, this four-night escape to Tulum, Mexico offers participants access to a 900-yard isolated beach resort. Honoring creativity, wild beauty, and freedom through unique and inspiring experiences designed to ease tension and connect you to your true essence. Raw vegan and fresh seafood menus, a 24-hour coffee shop, daily workshops, Temazcal ceremonies, and yoga help bring together this retreat’s intentionally designed program of soul exploration, healing, and transformation.
Retreat name: Kamalaya Wellness Retreats in Thailand
Dates: Book at your leisure!
Hosted by: Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa
Who it’s for: Wellness devotees with specific goals who want to heal in a beautiful environment.
Description: Explore new levels of vitality and health at Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand’s Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa. Kamalaya actually offers a range of wellness programs, retreats, and experiences that cater to your individual needs—from group size to particular focus areas, including: stress management, sleep, fitness, detox, gut health and more.
Under the guidance of experienced Naturopaths practicing modalities like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kamalaya helps to guide you toward a wellness program that’s best for your needs. Retreat duration can range from 3 to 15 nights, offering you complete flexibility to plan your sublime escape.
Retreat name: The Retreatment by The Class in Maui, Hawaii | SOLD OUT! August 16–21, 2022
Hosted by: The Class
who it’s for: Devotees of The Class who want to connect with teachers and the community – or those who’ve been meaning to!
Description: This 5-night, Taryn Toomey and Erin Ward-led retreat just sold out, but with an open waitlist! Participants will experience adventure and immersion in the luscious, mountainous landscape of Hawaii’s North Shore. Restorative yoga and The Class by Taryn help provide adequate movement throughout, balanced with heaps of downtime to recover from the fray and frenzy of modern life. Take in picturesque waterfalls and reconnect to the aliveness and presence of Mother Nature. All meals during The Retreatment are gluten-free, dairy-free, refined-sugar free and farm to table from The Wooden Crate, Lumeria’s on site restaurant.
Retreat name: Course Common High Desert Creatives’ Retreat | October 7–10, 2022
Hosted by: Course Common
Who it’s for: Creative business folks looking for retreat, community and a bit of skill-building.
Description: While not aimed at wellness per se, we know our community is filled with working creatives. If you’re a creative entrepreneur looking to rediscover your sense of play and innovation, Course Common is offering their first-ever, structured-yet-chill retreat in the high desert of California. Indulge in the Madre Mezcal- and Ghia-sponsored beverage program, with 8 luxe (dietary restriction-conscious) meals curated and prepared by some of LA’s most innovative food designers. Crowdsourced skill-building workshops, fireside nighttime chats with vegan s’mores, restorative yoga, and focused breakouts offer participants a balance of personal development, rest, and new connections to peers.