Over the last decade, Bali has become a cherished destination for soul-seeking travelers. Yoga shalas, retreats and meditation centers are blooming all over the island. Get ready for a wave of serenity and discover the most peaceful places the Island of Gods can offer.
Imagine driving up a road crossing emerald and lush ricefield, leading to a place of calm surrounded by nothing but nature. Located on the slopes of the green Tabanan mountains, Bali Eco-Stay is a magical oasis of meditation, silence and health. The rooms intertwine with the forest and the view, oh the view. Their yoga shala is fully equipped for retreats and seminars and the food on offer is sourced from their permaculture garden. Here you’ll have the chance to fully switch off and dedicate time for yourself. The soothing sound of the waterfalls, birds, and river, and the breath of the forest will smoothen your thoughts, for a feeling of bliss nurtured by nature.
Desa Seni is a village resort with a dreamy open aired, tropical yoga studio. The passionate teachers offer a variety of classes, including Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative, Yin, Alignment & Adjustment and Meditation. Also, they foster local culture, traditions and art, through workshops and events. And there’s more: the holistic spa, the organic farm and restaurant. All you need for a conscious and sustainable stay in Bali.
Bali Silent Retreat is an eco-sanctuary for meditation and prayer. Surrounded by green rice fields, protected by the sacred Mount Batu Karu and caressed by natural hot spring, this is the ideal place to start an inner journey of silence and self-exploration. You choose how long you want to stay and what you desire doing. There’s only one rule: to respect the “Art of Doing Nothing.” Sounds like a fair principle.
For soul-seeking adventurous types and ocean lovers, Shambala Oceanside Retreat is the ideal spot. Located in the far north of the Island of Gods, the center is rocked by the gentle waves of the northern shores. Your daily yoga and meditation practices will intertwine with chasing waterfalls, discovering mesmerizing reefs and swimming with the dolphins.
If you are looking for an excellent mix of mountain and sea, East Bali is where to go and Nirarta the place to stay. Located half-hour from both Mount Agung and the ocean, the dreamy center offers one-to-one work, retreats and seminars aimed at unfolding physical and psychological renewal. Come here to fully unwind and experience the healing power of nature.
Another absolute gem hidden in the Tabanan area, one of the wildest in Bali. Imagine waking in the morning and starting your day meditating while admiring the sacred Mount Batu Karu. Their organic and locally sourced food will feed both your body and soul, for a well-rounded mindful experience of self-exploration.