Popular Mind-Body Relaxation Retreat Locations in Tanzania
Tanzania is not only a great travel destination but also a place where you can find some peace and tranquillity. The country features an array of tranquil retreat locations where you can relax your mind and body, even while you’re enjoying your adventures.
Here are some of the most popular mind-body relaxation retreat locations in Tanzania.
Kanga Yoga Retreat in Dar es Salaam
This is one place where you can immerse yourself more deeply in yoga practice while you rejuvenate your body and mind. This retreat takes place annually, usually towards the end of the year, at South Beach in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Aside from enjoying this small African paradise, you also get to enjoy handpicked events all throughout the three days program. Every day starts with morning yoga classes, including meditations. Another yoga session takes place in the evening to wrap up the classes for the day. You also get to enjoy fresh juices and ayurvedic teas, full board meals, and comfortable 2-night accommodation.
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Kitesurf Holiday with Yoga, Zanzibar
This memorable event takes place at the Hakuna Shida guesthouse on Zanzibar Island. It’s a private guesthouse on Paje beach conditioned to suit beginners and intermediates in kitesurfing and yoga. This retreat offers a 7-day body and mind relaxing accommodation for its participants, 9-hour kitesurfing courses with qualified kitesurf teachers, vinyasa yoga classes with experienced instructors, delicious breakfasts, and an airport transfer service.
Milele Villas Yoga Retreat, Zanzibar
This yoga retreat takes place in Milele Villas, a secluded property overlooking the Indian Ocean. This is a great location to relax and reflect deeply; the pristine white beaches, turquoise blue ocean, breathtaking sunset, and trees; all these have healing effects on the mind, body, and soul. The retreat offers yoga workshops, training and classes, in an environment of complete serenity on a private beach venue.
ZHotel Luxury Yoga Retreat, Zanzibar
Like many other interesting yoga retreats in Tanzania, Luxury yoga retreat takes place in Zanzibar; an environment surrounded by idyllic beach and fragrant spice plantation in a small town known as Nungwi. The luxury yoga retreat package includes 7 nights at Z hotel, delicious and healthy breakfasts, 12 yoga classes, and sunset sails. The yoga classes take place every morning and evening, Saturday excluded.
Pole Pole Yoga Warrior Retreat, Zanzibar
Pole translates to “slowly” in Swahili. What a great way to describe a yoga retreat. This event takes place every year at the Pole Pole resort located at Utenda beach, Mafia Island. The organisers of this even intentionally chose the Mafia Island because of its natural beauty devoid of modern development and heavy tourism. While at the Pole Pole yoga warrior retreat, expect unpretentious and luxurious ecotourism. Everything is optional, from the yoga classes to the accommodation, breakfasts, and full body massage.
Sole Yoga Holiday, Zanzibar
Experience yoga wellness wrapped in a special luxury package at the Sole Yoga holiday in Zanzibar. It is located at the edge of Jambiana, the east coast of the island of Zanzibar, about 25 miles from the Tanzania coast. It is characterised by beautiful white sunny beaches and crystal-clear waters. Basically, this event comes with accommodations, breakfasts, stone town tour, sea safari, kite surfing, massages, cooking lessons, diving, and yoga. The schedule starts at 8 am and ends by 7:30 pm and most of the featured activities are optional.
Men’s Personal Leadership Yoga Holiday, Zanzibar
This is an interesting one. Yoga is definitely a basic part of this program, but it involves many other activities that will take you through craters including the Ngorongoro, Olmoti, and Empakai. Participants also get to touch base at Lake Natron, Ol Doinyo Lengai, Mto Wa Mbu, and Tarangire National Park.This 14-day program is super packed with interesting activities for each day, such as hunting, a visit to Lake Eyasi, long hours of walk, a visit to Endonyowas, climbing escapades, and more. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, and accommodations are also included in the package.
Relax and Rejuvenate Yoga Retreat and Safari in Zanzibar
Here is another interesting yoga retreat that will leave you very relaxed and rejuvenated at the end of the day. It takes place at Nungwi on the Zanzibar Island. Yoga classes, 9 nights’ accommodation, 3 daily course meals, mobilisation, safaris, and boat rides are some of the features of this event. It lasts for 10 days and there is a strict no alcohol policy.
Scuba Diving and Yoga Retreat, Zanzibar
Relax and enjoy the 8-day Scuba diving retreat at the Nungwi village of Zanzibar. This is a favourite spot for a lot of yoga retreats, the reason being that it is naturally endowed to give the effect of cosiness and relaxation. Being a part of this retreat means you’re entitled to accommodation, excursions, daily breakfasts, internet, and yoga classes.
Africa Safari Yoga Retreat, Zanzibar
The northern part of the Nungwi village, which was previously a fishing village and dhow-building centre, serves as the retreat location for the Africa Safari yoga retreat. Participants are entitled to transportation to and from the airport/port in Zanzibar. A bunch of interesting activities are scheduled for every single day of the event daily yoga and meditation classes, a sunset cruise, a tour to stone town, 2 meals per day, and lots more. Participants are also entitled to transportation to and from the airport or port.