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8 Hotels Perfect for Celebrating International Yoga Day

by Kimberly Inlander

Jun 19, 2023

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Trends / Health & Wellness

June 21 marks International Yoga Day. Celebrate at these eight hotels.


S Hotel

International Yoga Day at this Montego Bay, Jamaica, hotel begins at 6 a.m. with Sunrise Yoga overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Join instructor Cassanie McKenzie again at 6:30 p.m. for Sunset Sound Bowl Solstice Meditation.


Galley Bay

Antigua’s Galley Bay boasts a beachfront yoga pavilion, offering morning yoga classes led by professionally trained instructor Mackenzie Hodge, also a conservationist and holistic nutritionist.

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Finca Victoria

Enjoy complimentary morning group yoga classes, open to all levels, at eco-sustainable Finca Victoria in Vieques, Puerto Rico. The resort is also the Caribbean’s only Ayurvedic center.


La Botánica

Check out the Basic Yoga Workshop with Ayurvedic Lunch at La Botánica Hotel in San Juan. Participants learn the basics of Yoga Asana, Pranayama and Sound Healing Meditation, followed by lunch, for $75 per person.


Hotel Laudinella

This Graubunden, Switzerland, property offers the Yoga & Hiking Retreat, starting with gentle Hatha Yoga before a day spent at the hotel’s wellness area, OVAVERVA indoor pool and spa or hiking the mountains, followed by another session of late afternoon yoga. Accommodations, breakfast and more are also included, with several retreat dates available.

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Verina Hotels

On the Greek island of Sifnos, Verina Terra offers group yoga sessions on the Yoga Deck and high atop a hill at Verina Astra. Private lessons are also on offer, as well as culinary workshops, arts and crafts expeditions, and more.


Blue Palace Resort

On Crete, Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort offers al fresco yoga experiences and private sessions, all part of Phāea, a female- and family-run collection of properties.


Cretan Malia Park

A member of Design Hotels, this Cretan resort hosts two yoga retreats: The Cretan Earth & Meditation Workshop and the Yoga & Pilates Retreat.


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