Maybe it’s the crash of the waves, the expansive views or possibly the feel of sand between our toes, but some of us find ourselves innately drawn to the water. A recent study even found four out of five Americans report being around water relaxes them. Perhaps it’s time to plan your next retreat — beachside. Check out our favorite beach retreat locations! Ready to plan your next beach retreat?
Set on the lush and unspoilt East Coast of Bali, Hotel Komune Resort and Beach Club is blessed with a hypnotizing view of the world famous Keramas surf break. With its pristine volcanic beach, this 4 star beachfront Bali resort offers a wonderful experience of spending leisure time in a natural luxury hotel. The timber floored retreat space is equipped with ceiling fans, ambient lighting, and all props. A world class fitness center, onsite spa and top notch restaurant make Hotel Komune the perfect choice for your next retreat.
Offering an outdoor swimming pool, full restaurant, yoga/fitness rancho, gardens and a private beach area, Encantada Ocean Cottages is located in Esterillos Este Beach, a still undeveloped, pristine, and yet very accessible chocolate sand beach on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Their simple yet cozily appointed rooms reflect the local boho-chic “Tico” style with comfort and elegance. Located directly on the beach so all beach activities including world class surfing, boogie boarding, beach combing and beach walks are within steps of the property.
Living Hotel is a serene jungle oasis located on one of the most stunning and well-protected beaches in the world. The hotel is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and is just a 3-minute walk from the beach — Playa Guiones. The unparalleled beauty of Nosara has long been a source of pride amongst its inhabitants. More than seventy percent of the surrounding beaches are designated wildlife reserves, making Nosara one of the best preserved regions in Costa Rica.
The jungle is the perfect therapy for guests who need to unplug and unwind – we thought it was just us but research has proven it to be true. Samasati’s yoga and wellness retreat is located along the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, set in a 250 Acre Primary Rainforest Reserve overlooking a mountain range and the Caribbean Sea. The views are beautiful, the vibe peaceful and the experience serene. It is the perfect place to retreat, relax, rejuvenate and re-energize to tackle the next phase of life’s adventures.
One of Thailand’s last pristine tourist locations. A paradise where swaying coconut palms, lush green landscape, limestone mountains and virtually untouched beaches still remain in their natural beauty. Aava Resort & Spa sits on beautiful Nadan beach, a 9km stretch of pristine golden sands and clear blue water. At this quiet beachside location you will enjoy fresh ocean air and spectacular coastal scenery. Refresh your mind, reduce your stress, and renew your body.
Samahita Retreat is purposely set up to help you unlock your potential, increase your energy level, recover and enhance your vitality – to breathe into a new life. The property opens to a beautiful, non-touristy beach. The tide moves with the moon on a daily and monthly basis, revealing a wider open beach or deeper swimming waters, highest at the end of the year and lowest in the middle. Their beachside shala is the perfect place to practice with the sounds of the ocean just steps away. Its location in Koh Samui serves as a fantastic hub from which to explore the spoils of Thailand.
Located on a private beach where you can truly relax and be in touch with nature and the sea. Punta Monterrey is surrounded by 300 acres of jungle which is an ecological reserve. This is a destination that has has maintained its natural beauty and wildness, and is designed to allow you to get away from it all and step into nature. Enjoy amazing sunsets, take a walk in the jungle, try your hand at surfing, or even go whale watching from this amazing destination.
Located in the Medano Beach district in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, the Bahia Hotel & Beach House offers guests a chic, modern retreat. Set in a pedestrian-friendly community, Bahia’s urban setting allows guests an unprecedented opportunity to enjoy walks to every location in Cabo while also taking advantage of the hotel’s privacy and service. The rooftop palapa provides sweeping views as your retreat space.
Playa Canek Boutique Eco Hotel, located on the beach in Tulum is the ideal retreat destination. It is a family operated business which offers quality services to guests. A photovoltaic solar system supplies the electricity of the hotel by day, as they strive to be conscious of our environment, making it a truly ecological hotel. If you are looking for a retreat that combines well-being, ecology, white sandy beaches, hammocks and ancient culture, Playa Canek is the is the perfect place!
Cabanas Hotel Tulum is a cozy beach hotel located on a wide stretch of beautiful white-sand beach in front of the turquoise sea surrounded by natural palm trees and dunes in a laid-back atmosphere in Tulum, Mexico. Only 4 km from the entrance of Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, and 7 km from the world-renowned Mayan archaeological ruins, Cabanas Tulum is a fantastic destination from which to explore all the Yucatan peninsula has to offer.
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