Top 5 Most Popular Women Only Retreats in Thailand

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The allure of women-only retreats is on the rise, driven by a growing desire among women to seek a nurturing space for genuine connections, personal healing, and skill development within a supportive community. These retreats offer a respite from the demands of daily life, presenting a unique opportunity for women to prioritize their self-care and well-being. Embraced by the comforting presence of like-minded individuals, these retreats provide a safe place where women can delve into their emotions, finding solace in shared experiences and empathetic understanding. Moreover, these transformative getaways often incorporate a range of activities to enhance physical and mental health, such as invigorating yoga practices, soul-enriching meditation sessions, and nourishing healthy eating options.

Amidst the myriad of choices for women's retreats, Thailand stands out as a top destination with its captivating with its breathtaking landscapes, serene beaches, and rich cultural heritage. The country's peaceful ambiance and warm hospitality set the stage for profound self-reflection and personal growth. Nestled amidst Thailand's natural splendor, women find themselves drawn to this idyllic setting, fostering connections with their inner selves and forging lasting bonds with fellow participants who share a similar journey of self-discovery. With Thailand hosting an impressive array of women's only retreats – 25 short-term options at any given time – we have carefully curated the top 5 yoga retreats, meticulously sorted by their daily pricing, offering an honest and unbiased perspective sourced directly from the glowing reviews of participants across different websites. As a woman, choosing one of these retreats for your escape will be one of the best decisions you have ever taken.

1. Yogabellies

Location - Phuket, Thailand

Women's Retreat - 7-Day Healing Restore Rawai Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand

YogaBellies is a global community dedicated to women supporting women, embracing inclusivity regardless of size, color, religious beliefs, or sexuality. The focus is on embracing unique feminine yogic practices rather than attempting complicated postures originally designed for men. By doing so, women gain newfound confidence to progress in all aspects of life and inspire others to do the same. With a wide range of offerings, including retreats, YTTC, and specialized yoga classes for fertility, pregnancy, postnatal & baby, and menopause, participants are guaranteed to experience growth, learning, and personal transformation. YogaBellies creates a nurturing space where women can authentically live their yoga journey, both on and off the mat.

Cheryl Kennedy Macdonald, the founder, and owner of Yogabellies is a multifaceted individual, playing crucial roles as a Yoga Master, counselor, mother, wife, author, and successful business owner. Her expertise spans over 25 years of dedicated yoga experience, with extensive training in feminine yoga, holistic therapies, psychology, birth education, hypnosis, and a diverse range of female wellness practices. Throughout her journey, Cheryl has compassionately guided over 100,000 women in the UK, empowering them to discover balance, embrace pregnancy, nurture strong bonds with their babies, and gracefully navigate the challenges of menopause. Her outstanding contributions have earned her prestigious accolades, including the LuxLife Most Inspirational Women's Yoga Teacher 2021 and The Great British Entrepreneur Award 2019. Cheryl's influential work has also been featured on popular platforms such as ITV's This Morning and BBC Dragon's Den. She has also taught yoga to renowned celebrities like Kimberley Walsh and Fearne Cotton.

Facilities that you will find here are - 

  • Outdoor swimming pool.
  • Restaurant.
  • Spa.
  • Gym.
  • Air-conditioned lodging.

The 7-Day Healing Restore Rawai Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand is all about happiness, beachfront yoga, fitness, gaiety, awesome food and experiencing a new culture with other women. The highlights of this deal are - 

  • Yoga and restore sessions every day.
  • Direct access to Friendship Beach.
  • Access to all facilities of the center.
  • Welcome goodies like a RESTORE goodie bag, an online copy (soft copy) of Cheryl’s Yoga for Life Journal and 21-Day Yoga Life Reset program, and a guidebook.
  • Unlimited drinking water.
  • Organic breakfast daily.
  • Boarding and lodging for 6 nights.

Price per day USD 215

2. Baan Thamarchat

Location - Koh Phangan, Thailand

Women's Retreat - 6-Day "Nourish" Women Only Retreat in Thailand

Baan Thamarchat, meaning "nature home," is a luxurious villa located in the heart of Koh Phangan. As the first SHA Certified private villa at Ko Pha-Ngan, it stands as a testament to its exceptional quality. Nestled amidst a lush tropical coconut grove, just a brief 3-minute walk from Hin-Kong lagoon, this villa provides the perfect retreat to unwind and relax while still having the option to explore the surroundings. Within close proximity, guests can find Koh Phangan's finest cafés and restaurants, along with the convenience of the 7-11 Minimarket and the charming, laid-back village of "Srithanu." The villa's unique creative space, 'Hong Sang San,' is thoughtfully dedicated to yoga, meditation, massages, and hosting events. Boasting a fresh natural roof, wooden curtains, abundant fans, yoga mats, blocks, belts, a Bluetooth sound system, etc., Hong Sang San complements Baan Thamarchat, offering a distinctive accommodation concept at Koh Phangan, Thailand.

Amenities at Baan Thamarchat include - 

  • speedboat transfer service between the very beautiful Koh Samui and Koh Phangan island, and also to Koh Tao or Angtong Marine Park.
  • CCTV in common areas.
  • PS3 for kids.
  • Food delivery from international restaurants.
  • A portable mp3 Bluetooth speaker in every villa.
  • 2 swimming pools.
  • Sheltered parking.
  • Rooms with air-conditioning.

The 6-Day "Nourish" Women Only Retreat in Thailand is a beautiful chance to connect deeply with oneself. Through a harmonious fusion of yoga and meditation, ceremonial rituals, immersive nature experiences, intentional slow living, and meaningful connections, this retreat becomes a source of both physical and mental nourishment. It serves as an empowering opportunity to awaken the senses and embrace the profound potential for personal growth and renewal. The retreat includes - 

  • Daily 5 elements-based Yoga and Meditation.
  • Yin Yoga in the evening.
  • Participate in different ceremonies like singing circles, tea & cacao ceremonies, fire ceremony, etc.
  • A 5-hour catamaran cruise along the coast.
  • Hiking.
  • Local handmade gifts.
  • Residence for 5 nights in a private villa with a pool.
  • Plant-based wholesome meals for brunch and dinner.

Per day Price USD 218

3. Kim Raysmith Retreats

Location - Phuket, Thailand

Women’s Retreat - 7-Day Transformational Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand

Kim Raysmith's retreats are truly exceptional, providing a unique focus on fostering the best physical, mental, and nutritional habits while maintaining an alcohol-free environment. These transformative experiences are complemented by luxurious accommodations, exhilarating adventurous activities, and rejuvenating spa treatments. For those burdened by stress, anxiety, irritability, or excessive drinking to cope with troubles, Kim Raysmith's retreat in Phuket, Thailand offers a sanctuary to learn and practice effective tools for lasting positive changes. Set against the tranquil backdrop of Ra Wai Beach, away from the city's hustle, this peaceful setting creates the perfect ambiance for starting a new chapter in life.

Former Health Infrastructure Project Manager, Kim Raysmith, intimately understands the relentless stress, pressure, and long hours that accompany the life of a working parent. Struggling with hypervigilance and being overwhelmed by work, she found herself with little time for self-care, leading to an increasing reliance on alcohol, exacerbating her anxiety issues. Realizing the need to break free from this cycle, she embarked on a transformational journey. Through the practice of yoga, breathwork and meditation, Kim discovered effective ways to control her nervous system and feelings, ultimately regaining her sense of happiness and social connection. Her qualifications include Yoga Alliance 200-hour Vinyasa, Yoga Alliance 40-hour Yin, Yoga Alliance Meditation and Breathwork and internationally certified NLP Practitioner. Inspired by her transformation, she sought to empower others in their journey toward overcoming their habits and addictions, thus giving rise to innovative retreats and programs aimed at facilitating positive change in the lives of other women.

The facilities at 7-Day Transformational Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand are - 

  • Luxury accommodation.
  • Privacy ensured.
  • Swimming pool.
  • Individual pre and post-retreat coaching.

Embark on a life-changing 7-Day Transformational Women's Retreat with Yoga, spanning 6 nights and 7 days, to revitalize and harmonize your mental, physical, and emotional well-being. This immersive experience not only facilitates self-discovery and personal growth but also fosters meaningful connections with like-minded individuals, allowing you to forge new friendships throughout the journey. The Retreat package includes - 

  • Daily practice of Yoga, Meditation and Breathwork.
  • Ice bath or cold water therapy.
  • An option to fast for 15 hours. It is known to give the best results.
  • Sound Healing session in the evening.
  • A luxury Onsen experience with a steam room, mineral spa, etc.
  • A program specially curated for stress and anxiety alleviation, personal growth and changing habits.
  • Oil and foot massage.
  • A total of 2 private coaching sessions.
  • Fire ceremony.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Course manual.
  • Gifts - essential oil, yoga strap, pen, journal and t-shirt.
  • Accommodation for 7 days and 6 nights in deluxe air-conditioned rooms that overlook the pool.

Price per day USD 317

4. Absolute Sanctuary

Location - Koh Samui, Thailand

Women’s Retreat - 9-Day Woman's Holistic Health Retreat in Thailand

AUMA Hospitality’s Absolute Sanctuary is a wellness resort located in Koh Samui, Thailand. It is a short drive from the airport, very close to the Chaweng & Cheong Mon beaches, and offers a regular shuttle bus service to these destinations. The resort offers a variety of programs that cater to fitness, wellness, and mindfulness goals. These programs are customized to suit the specific needs and objectives of each individual. The resort adopts a holistic approach to wellness, which means that it focuses on the mind, body, and spirit. There are 21 programs in 17 categories, including detoxification, stress reduction, yoga, pilates, and lifestyle enhancement. These programs harmoniously blend effective exercise programs with transformative therapies, ensuring a comprehensive and holistic transformation for every guest. Absolute Sanctuary provides everything necessary for an unforgettable vacation and a rejuvenating wellness retreat. Guests can enjoy the resort's serene setting, delicious food, and a wide range of activities. They can also reconnect with themselves, revitalize their mind, and re-energize their body.

The plethora of facilities provided by Absolute Sanctuary to its guests for a great holiday experience are - 

  • A nice Yoga Studio.
  • A fitness studio.
  • Spa with holistic treatments and massages.
  • A Sun Shala.
  • A steam room.
  • A detox center.
  • Swimming pool.
  • Infrared Sauna.
  • A huge studio for Pilates.
  • A helpful front desk that is always manned.
  • Laundry service.

The programs curated by Absolute Sanctuary are designed for the best results. Therefore, becoming a part of any one of them will give you good results. The 9-Day Holistic Health Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand constitutes of - 

  • Daily meditation in the morning.
  • Yoga in which the styles covered are general, Yin, Restorative, Hatha and Vinyasa.
  • Fitness assessment.
  • Personalized wellness sessions.
  • A consultation for hormone balancing.
  • A private Yoga, Pilates and stretching session.
  • Group Pilates Reformer.
  • Two 30-minute sessions in the Infrared sauna.
  • 2 Herbal Steam Baths for 30 minutes each.
  • Detox ritual treatment for inner reset.
  • 1-hour Fit body or deep calm massage.
  • 2 foot soaks of 15 minutes each.
  • 1-hour Absolute Foot Sanctuary.
  • 1-hour body sculpting treatment for a specific area.
  • 1 Body Fiot Wrap for 45 minutes.
  • Airport transfers.
  • 8 nights lodging in Superior rooms. These have AC, ensuite bathroom with shower, bathrobe & slippers, kettle, TV, hair dryer, mini fridge, etc.
  • Food - welcome dinner on arrival day, 3 nutritious wellness meals, 2 smoothies or juices every day and breakfast on the last day of retreat.

Price per day USD 425

5. The Wellness Nook

Location - Chiang Mai, Thailand

Women’s Retreat - 4-Day New Year Wellness Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand

The Wellness Nook empowers women to embrace their anatomy and reconnect with their bodies, dispelling societal notions that view a woman's body as an instrument for others' pleasure. Through yoga and anatomy masterclasses, women are guided to dance with their spirits and encouraged to see their bodies as a source of strength, beauty, and power. They learn about the different parts of their bodies and how to care for them, fostering a profound connection with themselves. This understanding and self-love will help them stay fit and happy even into their twilight years. By gaining this knowledge and insight, women can better serve their bodies, allowing their bodies to reciprocate, and better serve them in return.

Laura Parshley, the visionary behind the retreat, possesses a versatile skill set as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Yoga Therapist, and Wellness Educator. Despite the challenges she faced with her eyesight, which resulted in her becoming legally blind at the age of thirteen, Laura's unwavering passion for medicine drove her to pursue excellence in the field of massage. Intrigued by the blind therapists practicing alternative medicine in Asia, she set forth on a transformative journey in the tranquil Hawaiian islands. There, she refined her expertise at the Maui School of Therapeutic Massage under the guidance of exceptional mentors and continued her education at the esteemed Hawaiian Healing Academy. The profound calling for holistic healing beckoned Laura to Chiang Mai, Thailand, where she delved into the ancient art of Northern Style Thai Massage, also known as Yoga Massage. This transformative experience only deepened her desire for knowledge, leading her to northern India, where she dedicated herself to becoming a qualified yoga teacher. Since then, Laura's heartfelt mission is to share her extensive knowledge and experiences, warmly embracing all individuals seeking to embark on their wellness transformation journey.

The 4-Day New Year Wellness Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand will give you a well-deserved break and also allow you to prioritize yourself. This package deal covers -

  • Everyday Yoga and Meditation classes.
  • Daily energy work exercises.Everyday practice of feminine embodiment.
  • Female anatomy and physiology masterclass every day.
  • Cacao and fire ceremony.
  • Yoga supplies along with things you may require for the ceremonies.
  • A welcome bag containing a journal and more.
  • Transfers to and from the villa.
  • 3 nights of comfortable accommodation that is aesthetically pleasing and soothing for the senses.
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner along with snacks and drinks in-between. The fare is all vegetarian.

Per day Price USD 500

A quick recap of Unbiased list of Top 5 Most Popular Women Only Retreats in Thailand is as follows

  1. 7-Day Healing Restore Rawai Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand @ Yogabellies Rawai Phuket
  2. 6-Day "Nourish" Women Only Retreat in Thailand @ Baan Thamarchat Koh Phangan
  3. 7-Day Transformational Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand @ Kim Raysmith Retreats Phuket
  4. 9-Day Woman's Holistic Health Retreat in Thailand @ Absolute Sanctuary Koh Samui
  5. 4-Day New Year Wellness Women Only Yoga Retreat in Thailand @ The Wellness Nook Chiang Mai

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