Taking some time off and going on holiday is one of the best things that you can do for relaxation. But why not step it up a level by combining your holiday with yoga? Whether you’re looking for a long weekend or a full-blown week of fun and activities, there are so many options when it comes to finding the perfect destination.

The Herm Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat, Guernsey

Set on the beautiful island of Herm, The Herm Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat offers a three-day escape to relax, and reconnect with yourself and yoga. Run by a local yoga specialist, and designed to suit those of any ability, the classes take place in the conservatory of the White House Hotel, which offers views of the sea. Outside of the classroom, the hotel offers meat-free meals made with local produce and there are many opportunities to explore Guernsey’s incredible landscape.

La Rosa dei 4 Venti, Puglia, Italy

La Rosa dei 4 Venti is a family run yoga retreat in the heart of Southern Italy. Offering both an indoor yoga studio and an outdoor yoga platform, there are plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the idyllic surrounding. The retreat itself is a restores 16th-century farmhouse, where you can stay and also enjoy a range of massage and relaxation treatments. Yoga classes are run twice a day and each one is tailored to your individual level to ensure that you get the most out of your stay.

Ecoyoga at Inverliever Lodge, Argyll, Scotland 

If you’ve been searching for the perfect rustic escape, look no further. Ecoyoga at Inverliever Lodge offers the perfect mix of yoga and relaxation, in the heart of Scotland’s natural Eden. Throughout the year, the retreat is run by ashtanga-based teachers who teach Ashtanga and mindfulness, but also advocate self-practice and encourage you to practice by yourself throughout your stay. The retreat offers a bath by a wild river, underground sauna and a solar-powered hot tub as well as talks, chanting and healthy vegetarian meals on offer throughout your stay.

Detox Yoga Retreat, Devon 

Unlike some of the other yoga destinations, the Detox Yoga Retreat in Salcombe, Devon offers an intimate escape with space for only eight guests at one time. Whilst this retreat offers fully scheduled yoga classes, there a number of different activities on offer that focus on mindfulness and relaxation. These activities include cooking classes and hikes around the beautiful Devon Coast.

AdventureYogi, Alpine aura, France 

Adventure Yogi in Alpine Aura, France has to be the top destination for anyone looking to incorporate something a bit different into their yoga escape. Set in the French Alps, AdventureYogi offers a week of mindfulness and activities with a focus on building strength and treating your body to a healthy break. The wake-up call each morning is at 7 am and starts with an hour of hatha yoga, followed by a day of skiing or snowboarding before winding down in the sauna before a 90 minute even restorative class. During your stay, you can expect three-course gourmet vegetarian meals and local wines. Whatever your yoga or skiing level, you will be warmly welcomed at the AdventureYogi retreat.