The Best Group Retreats for Social Wellness
Kick-start or continue your wellness journey on a group retreat in the comfort of other like-minded and wellness driven people. Experience a wide array of holistic activities such as yoga, meditation, Pilates and sunrise walks to allow you to relax and unwind in a calming and friendly environment. There is plenty of opportunity to pick up the pace too with everything from aerobics and dance classes to TRX training and beach runs. So, get ready to embark on a special journey and reconnect your mind and body with our top group retreats for social wellness.
Portugal: Retreat Away
First up on the list is Retreat Away in Portugal, an active holiday that has an impressive range of group classes and activities at hand. With daily Yoga, Stand Up Paddleboarding and scenic nature walks, you can test your endurance and get your body in great shape. The more relaxed group activities include workshops and excursions for the ultimate group bonding experience. Be sure to work on the connection between your mind and body with yoga, Pilates and meditation before a stint in the extensive spa for a bit of me-time.
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Portugal / France / UK: Workout Away
With such a wide array of adventurous holiday activities, Workout Away offers amazing spots for a group retreat. With HIIT workouts, core training, yoga and stretching, you'll feel on top of the world. With four beautiful locations to pick from, you will want to explore the outdoors whilst giving your fitness a boost in the company of people who share similar passions to you. The resort Jacuzzis, massages therapies and yoga and meditation sessions will allow you to relax and renew at the end of each day. Workout Away also boasts delicious and beautifully presented cuisine with every dish being exclusively crafted from local ingredients to compliment your health and wellness journey.
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UK/ Thailand: GI Jane
Join a small, close-knit female-only group on a GI JANE retreat and embark on a life-changing multi-activity holiday. Supported by a professionally trained team, you'll undergo intensive physical training together in Kent or Thailand, helping you lose weight, gain strength, and improve your mental well-being. This empowering retreat ensures that everyone receives equal attention and varied workouts to keep you motivated and challenged. With nutritionally balanced diets provided based on the location, you'll push yourself to new physical and mental boundaries, fostering self-discipline and embracing a healthier way of living. Form deep bonds, push your limits, and kick-start a transformative journey on this remarkable multi-activity retreat with GI JANE.
Sri Lanka: The BNKR Health & Fitness Camp
Take the squad out for a long weekend of adventure and discovery on the ultimate fitness getaway. Together with a small group of hikers, this retreat invites you to a journey through to the most beautiful landscapes of exotic gardens and lagoons in the untouched beach paradise of Kalpitiya. Embark on a fitness retreat that caters to individuals of all fitness levels, whether you're a beginner or a fitness advocate. Experience invigorating CrossFit classes while enjoying breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. This transformative journey goes beyond exercise, as it embraces a well-rounded lifestyle focused on mental and physical wellness. Nourish your body with wholesome meals from The BNKR Café, and connect with the power of nature throughout your fitness break. Discover a new path to a healthier lifestyle, where you can strengthen both your body and mind in this nature-infused fitness getaway.
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New Zealand: Aro Hā
Surrounded by New Zealand’s majestic Southern Alps, luxury wellness retreat Aro Ha fuses stunning sceneries, eco holiday accommodation and the best vegetarian cuisine, using locally produced organic ingredients. It’s a surreal place for fellowship as you enhance your connection with others, yourself and nature during sub-alpine hikes and kayaking trips across the lake to the natural bird sanctuary of Pigeon Island. Together with yoga, meditation and spa sessions, achieve optimal wellness at this otherworldly group wellness escape as you unwind with friends, old and new.
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Sri Lanka: Body Holiday
Nestled in the luxurious island resort of St. Lucia, you'll discover a haven of wellness and rejuvenation. Experience a personalized spa retreat like no other, where the four pillars of relaxation, therapeutic cures, activity, and nutrition intertwine to enhance your overall well-being. Indulge in a range of rejuvenating spa treatments, from soothing massages to invigorating therapies, while surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of waterfalls and unspoiled rainforests. Immerse yourself in the resort's abundant amenities, including three swimming pools, PADI diving, tennis courts, and fitness classes, offering endless opportunities for active pursuits. Embark on thrilling adventures like golfing, snorkeling, cycling, and river rapids, embracing the adventurous spirit within. Delight in the award-winning wellness center, where a holistic approach focuses on weight loss, body toning, and stress relief, nurturing your body and mind. Escape to this renowned destination and embark on a transformative wellness journey, where serenity, rejuvenation, and tranquility await your arrival.
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Thailand: Phuket Cleanse
Going to Phuket Cleanse is like coming home to family. Whether traveling with a group, a partner or by yourself, you’ll find a friend in each staff and guest you meet. There’s a sense of tribe that shines through the most during group fitness activities, with a fun and supportive environment, and when it’s time for recovery on the ice bath and sauna, you’ll find yourself sharing stories and laughs with seemingly long-lost pals. With a shared dining hall for a place of community and a vibrant tasty feast, the saying ‘good food is all the better when shared with good friends’ couldn’t be more fitting. Enjoy a beach chill out as the sun sets, and at night, gather round for meditation sessions on a holistic wellness holiday to nurture the body, mind and soul.
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India: Ananda in the Himalayas
For any yogi cliques wanting to embark on a quest to dive deeper into the practice, Ananda in the Himalayas is the perfect location. Surrounded by the vista of the Himalayas, and just outside the wellness haven of Rishikesh, this luxury wellness resort provides the best in authentic yoga holidays. Although many group sessions are available, tailoring the art of yoga to your body is also of exceptional importance here. Ayurveda plays an important role within the retreat and guests can indulge in an extensive range of specialized treatments within its sphere to rebalance mind, body and soul.
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