Find your Zen at these Hand-picked Yoga Retreats this January

by Louise Roe

As we start a new year, many search to regain balance and find zen. Yoga can do just that. Why not combine the proven benefits of practice with the idyllic backdrop of a beautiful landscape. Nestled within some of Belize’s most picturesque locations, these resorts and retreats offer both in abundance. The combination of nutritious local foods, daily yoga practice and a host of other nature-based activities will reclaim one’s spiritual connection and set you on the path for 2021. Find your zen in Belize at these hand-picked yoga retreats this January.

Here are our top 3 yoga retreats or resorts to book into this month:  

Victoria House Resort & Spa – A Week Long Wellness Retreat

Known for its stunning beachfront location, personal service, and luxurious accommodations, award-winning Victoria House Resort & Spa offers some of the best year-round, flexible wellness retreats. Tack this package onto your stay. The week long retreat includes wellness services scheduled at your convenience throughout your stay and 8% off any additional spa services. Throughout the week, choose from three yoga classes, some beach side. In addition, an abundance of spa treatments are included. For example a Relaxation Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Maya Abdominal Massage or Craniosacral session, and Pure Bliss facial.

  • This is charged as a supplementary fee to your stay at $550 per person
  • All prices are in $USD and include applicable taxes
  • Rates are subject to change – prices will be confirmed at time of booking

BFREE in Belize – Yoga Retreat at Thatch Caye

Thatch Caye, a stunning private island resort in the South of Belize, is the perfect place to unplug from the world and re-energize. Part of the Muy’Ono family, the island is found off the coast of Dangriga. Indeed, it feels deserted in all the right ways, with a peaceful atmosphere and pristine beaches. This 5 night 6 day package is an all-inclusive retreat led by BFREE YOGA owner Shelby Autrey.

Each morning you rise to the sound of the sea inside an over-the-water bungalow. No doubt, the untouched natural beauty of the island and relaxed ambiance will help you  detox from daily life and reconnect to the environment.  All the while, you’ll be communing with the healing powers of the sea.

Retreat Details:

  • Date: January 9 – 14, 2021
  • Duration: 5 nights – 6 days
  • Accommodations in a shared room: $2,315 per person
For more details, visit: HERE

Sweat and Reset – Fitness Retreat at Copal Tree Lodge

Photo Courtesy: Copal Tree Lodge

Copal Tree Lodge is one of the most soothing, serene resorts you a could find in Belize. Set in the hills overlooking southern Belize’s Caribbean coast, this agritourism-chic retreat is surrounded by natural beauty. Each of the seventeen suites have a breathtaking jungle view. In addition to the rooms having a great view, the resort’s Tanquility Studio — a 1,090 square-foot open space overlooking the stunning jungle surrounding — makes for the perfect location for a yoga workshop or meditation style gathering. Additionally, during downtime you can enjoy healthy eating. Using seasonal produce, Copal Tree Lodge prepares foods that are culturally significant, fresh, flavorful and satisfying. At the Garden Table Restaurant, the chef makes wonderful use of the ingredients grown by the farm team and sourced locally from nearby farmers. It’s a true farm to table experience in the rainforest.

  • Date: January 16 – 21, 2021
  • Duration: 5 nights – 6 days
  • Package starting at $4,100
For more details visit: HERE

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One of the best parts about coming to Belize on a yoga and fitness retreat is that you’d be well taken care of.  For example, this all-inclusive package includea transport, accommodations, chef-prepared gourmet meals daily, yoga and fitness sessions. Moreover, it includes tours that allow you to experience Belize. Besides, being totally immersed in a stunning location, it offers a bounty of mental and physical benefits awaiting with a zen yoga retreat in Belize.

Want to organise your own yoga retreat? Travel concierge service ROEming Belize can help you find the perfect venue to host your getaway!
Feature photo courtesy: Copal Tree Lodge. All photos courtesy of Muy'Ono Resorts.

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