Say retreat to most people and they think of sitting in silence, purging or a restrictive holiday with very little fun. But that was last century. Modern retreats are about letting your soul sing and body flourish. Whether that’s with yoga or lots of different activities, learning a new skill or being allowed to revel in the stunning locations. We round up some of the best retreats for a summer stay.
Soul shine retreats, Ibiza. (Screengrab)
Soul and Surf, Sri Lanka. (Screengrab)
Suryalia, Spain. (Screengrab)
Aro Ha, New Zealand. (Screengrab)
La Clairière, France. (Screengrab)
Como Shambhala, Bali. (Screengrab)